Franken, Franks resign from Congress over sexual and ethical misconduct allegations

Two more US lawmakers in Congress, one an ardent liberal and the other a social conservative, say they will resign over allegations of ethical and sexual misconduct amid the snowballing harassment allegations convulsing the country. US Senator Al Franken, a Democratic from Minnesota, announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct […]

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Norway shocked by wave of sex scandal

Police officers hold a press conference in Innhavet in the Hamaroy municipality in Nordland county, Norway, November 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Norwegian police said Tuesday they had uncovered 151 alleged sexual assaults, many on children and dozens of rapes, in a small community in Lapland, sending shock waves across the country. Ten people have […]

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Amid sexual allegations, Congressman John Conyers of Michigan quits House committee

This file photo taken on November 26, 2017 shows Representative John Conyers speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus, September 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Congressman John Conyers of Michigan, the longest-serving member of Congress, has stepped down as the top Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee, following sexual harassment accusations. “After […]

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