In major blow, 2 key ministers leave Boris Johnson government

In major blow, 2 key ministers leave Boris Johnson government

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was clinging to power Tuesday after two of his most senior Cabinet ministers quit, saying they had lost confidence in Johnson’s leadership amid shifting explanations about his handling of a sexual misconduct scandal. Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid resigned within minutes of each … Read more

Lawmaker’s arrest is latest sex claim to king UK Parliament

Lawmaker's arrest is latest sex claim to king UK Parliament

A UK Conservative lawmaker has been released on bail while police investigate allegations of rape and sexual assault against him By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press May 18, 2022, 1:46 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — A UK Conservative lawmaker was released on bail Wednesday while police investigate … Read more

Mario Batali acquittal underscores perils of #MeToo cases

Mario Batali acquittal underscores perils of #MeToo cases

BOSTON (AP) — Bill Cosby was released from prison when his conviction that he drugged and assaulted a woman was overturned. Quarterback Deshaun Watson landed a record-setting $230 million contract, despite an investigation into allegations he assaulted 22 women. Celebrity chef Mario Batali was acquitted this week on just the second day of his sexual … Read more