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Children’s star Rolf Harris jailed over sex assaults

LONDON (Reuters) – Veteran Australian entertainer Rolf Harris, a mainstay of family entertainment in Britain and Australia, was jailed for five years and nine months on Friday for assaulting young girls over two decades. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Entertainer Rolf Harris found guilty of sexual assaults

LONDON (Reuters) – Rolf Harris, a mainstay of family entertainment in Britain and Australia for more than 50 years, was found guilty on Monday of 12 charges of indecently assaulting young girls over a period of nearly 20 years. Reuters: … Continue reading

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British celebrity publicist pleads not guilty to sex assaults

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s best-known publicist Max Clifford pleaded not guilty on Friday to 11 counts of indecent assault dating back to 1966 that stemmed from a police investigation into child sex crimes by the late TV star Jimmy Savile. … Continue reading

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Top British publicist charged with 11 sex assaults

LONDON (Reuters) – Celebrity publicist Max Clifford on Friday became the first high profile figure to be charged in a wide-ranging investigation into a sex scandal that has grabbed front page headlines in Britain in recent months. Reuters: Entertainment News

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BBC presenter charged with indecent assaults

LONDON (Reuters) – A veteran BBC TV and radio presenter was charged with three counts of indecent assault by British police on Wednesday, the latest high-profile figure to be questioned since a sex scandal erupted at Britain’s publicly funded broadcaster. … Continue reading

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Syrian army launches fresh assaults on rebels in Damascus and Aleppo – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Syrian army launches fresh assaults on rebels in Damascus and AleppoTelegraph.co.ukFor the second time in as many months, regime tank and infantry columns advanced into the town of Daraya on the outskirts of Damascus as President Bashar al-Assad launched … Continue reading

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Coordinated Afghanistan assaults target presidential palace, embassies – CNN

CTV.ca Coordinated Afghanistan assaults target presidential palace, embassiesCNNBy Mitra Mobasherat and Mohammed Jamjoom, CNN Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — Attackers in Afghanistan launched a coordinated wave of assaults Sunday, targeting a heavily protected district of the capital that includes embassies and … Continue reading

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Syria assaults oppositon as diplomacy staggers – The Associated Press

The Associated Press Syria assaults oppositon as diplomacy staggersThe Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — Syria launched a long-anticipated assault to crush the opposition in the rebellious north on Saturday, bombarding its main city with tank shells from all sides and clashing … Continue reading

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