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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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Jul 17, 2014 — Heading off to exotic locales to conduct research is one of the great joys of science. But many young scientists say they have been sexually harassed or assaulted by superiors while out there.
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Aug 15, 2013 — In an effort to stanch a sharp increase in cases within the ranks, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel orders stronger oversight and increased protections for victims.
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Aug 1, 2013 — An attorney for Bob Filner says the city failed to meet its legal requirement and therefore should foot the mayor's legal bills.
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Jul 26, 2013 — Four more women — including a retired Navy rear admiral — came forward Thursday to accuse Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances. His fellow Democrats have called on Filner to resign.
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May 31, 2013 — The woman's attorney says three members of the U.S. Naval Academy's football team assaulted the victim at an off-campus house last year.
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May 9, 2013 — The Department of Justice has reached an agreement with the University of Montana to resolve an investigation into the school's response to accusations of sexual harassment since 2009. The federal inquiry will continue to examine how Missoula city officials have handled such cases.
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Nov 8, 2011 — Mitt Romney hasn't had to do much more lately than to sit back and watch his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination deal with their own often self-inflicted damage.But on Tuesday when given the chance during an ABC News interview with George Stephanopoulos to offer an opinion on the Herman Cain sexual harassment scandal, he did.
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Nov 8, 2011 — Another name of a woman accusing Herman Cain of sexual harassment has surfaced. A lawyer for Karen Kraushaar previously gave an anonymous account of her complaint against Cain.
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Nov 7, 2011 — A Chicago woman, Sharon Bialek, says that in a 1997 encounter with 2012 Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain he touched her in a sexually suggestive manner. Cain's campaign says her claims are "false accusations."
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Oct 31, 2011 — Obviously, we can't know now how this will all play out. There's evidence some conservatives are rallying around him, seeing the revelation as a dirty trick by liberals. Some see similarities to sexual harassment bomb that went off during the Senate confirmation hearings for Justice Clarence ThomasBut there's also the suspicion that Cain is on the receiving end of oppo research by one of his rival Republican candidates.
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