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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel says he agrees with legislative leaders’ stance that sexual harassment complaints against lawmakers and their staff should be secret. Republican and Democratic leaders in both the Senate and …

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SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — A former Northern California police officer has been charged with statutory rape after admitting he had sex with a 17-year-old girl he met at his police department. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Tuesday former San Leandro …

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers spent most of Tuesday trying to get control of an avoidable sexual-harassment mess which began with a seemingly benign, if sincere, proposal last month to explicitly forbid harassment and intimidation in the …

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In a strong showing, just more than three quarters of eligible Australian voters have cast ballots in the nation’s debate over same-sex marriage. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that as of Oct. 27, 77 percent of the 16 million registered …

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