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RFD captain retires amid allegations he forced firefighters to attend racist party

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Southern Baptist Convention says it faces a DOJ investigation after outside report finds leaders mishandled allegations of sexual abuse

The report in May by a third-party firm, Guidepost Solutions, also said church leaders intimidated victims and their advocates and resisted attempts at reform over the course of two decades. “Survivors and others who reported abuse were ignored, disbelieved, or met with the constant refrain that the SBC could take no action,” the report found, […]

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Convicted B.C. sex criminal arrested in Cambodia for allegations of child rape | CBC News

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details about alleged sex crimes against children. Investigators in Canada and Cambodia are looking into the activities of a Vancouver man arrested for a number of sex crimes against Cambodian children. The Child Protection Unit, an investigative group affiliated with Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior and funded by non-profit organization Cambodian Children’s […]

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Gaming

‘Call of Duty: Warzone’ Withdraws Samoyed Skin Following Plagiarism Allegations

Activision has now removed the samoyed skin from Call of Duty: Warzone following allegations of plagiarism. The skin was first made available under the Floof Fury pack for in-game operator Kim Tae Young for the game’s fourth season, but Chinese artist Sail Lin quickly noticed the similarities with a design they created two years ago. Since […]

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Celebrities

Vanessa Bryant Broke Down In Court Over Allegations That Deputy Sheriffs Circulated Graphic Images Of Kobe Bryant’s Body

Vanessa Bryant sobbed on her first day in court for her lawsuit against Los Angeles County. On Jan. 26, 2020, Kobe, Gianna (known to many as Gigi), and seven others died en route to a youth basketball tournament when their helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas due to poor visibility. Bryant’s lawsuit accuses at […]

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Whitecaps’ response to misconduct allegations ‘appropriate’ but investigation superficial: report | CBC News

An independent investigation has concluded that the Vancouver Whitecaps’ response to allegations of misconduct by former women’s coaches Bob Birarda and Hubert Busby Jr. was serious and “appropriate.” But the report, prepared for Major League Soccer by lawyers Janice Rubin and Melody Jahanzadeh of Rubin Thomlinson LLP, says while the club acted “expeditiously” in hiring […]

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Ministry appointing administrator for 3 Sask. private Christian schools in wake of Saskatoon abuse allegations | CBC News

Saskatchewan’s minister of education says he will appoint an administrator for three independent schools in the province. The action comes in the wake of abuse allegations from from students of a private Christian school in Saskatoon. Former students of the Christian Centre Academy, now called Legacy Christian Academy, launched a class action lawsuit earlier this week, […]

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Gaming

CoD streamer banned from Twitch for “cheating” amid aimbot allegations – Dexerto

Call of Duty streamer MPControlWard has been banned from Twitch after viewers flagged questionable footage, claiming he was using an aimbot. The Call of Duty community is no stranger to its share of hacks, exploits, and glitches. Raven Software have continued to douse the fires of Warzone bugs for months, but one thing that regularly […]

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Here’s How Miranda Cosgrove Reacted To Jennette McCurdy’s “iCarly” Allegations

“You can’t imagine that people around you are having much harder struggles.” The two played best friends in the Nickelodeon hit show and even remained friends after filming. Well this week, excerpts of Jennette’s memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died were published on Vanity Fair. And in the book, Jennette detailed the alleged abuse and […]

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Fisheries official denies coverup allegations over research into endangered B.C. steelhead | CBC News

A senior official of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has denied allegations that the federal government covered up scientific findings on a unique kind of rainbow trout in B.C. in an attempt to justify continuing commercial fishing that endangers the species. The allegations come in part from B.C. Wildlife Federation executive director Jesse Zeman, who said […]