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#WhyIDidntReport: Survivors of Sexual Assault Share Their Stories After Trump Tweet - The New York Times


Posted: Thu-Dec-2019



A new hashtag has survivors of sexual abuse answering the question: Why didn’t you say something sooner?

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U.S. House panel continues heated impeachment debate, with vote later today
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The Democratic-led U.S. House judiciary committee launched a lively, marathon session Thursday ahead of voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a historic step as the deeply partisan panel prepares to send the charges to the full House.

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New Jersey shooting at kosher grocery to be investigated as domestic terrorism
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The FBI will now oversee the investigation of this week's attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store, which officials are treating as an act of domestic terrorism, federal and state law enforcement officials said on Thursday.

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Human remains from Chilean military plane found floating in water
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Chile's defence minister said Thursday that human remains have been found from a military aircraft that disappeared on a flight to Antarctica.

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Deeply divided Britain faces historic choice on election day
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The December election campaign that no one said they wanted is almost done, and about the only certainty is that Britain is poised for profound change no matter who wins.

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New Zealand military arrives on volcanic island to begin retrieving bodies
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New Zealand military forces have begun an operation to recover the bodies of eight people killed in this week's volcanic eruption on White Island.

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Volcano tourism: Bad idea or a worthy risk-taking adventure?
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The White Island volcanic eruption that killed at least eight people on Monday is highlighting the risk to visiting one of nature's most fascinating and dangerous natural wonders.

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Myanmar's accusers slam Nobel laureate Suu Kyi for genocide defence
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Lawyers seeking to halt what they allege is an ongoing genocide in Myanmar have slammed Aung San Suu Kyi's defence of her country's armed forces, saying Thursday the fallen pro-democracy icon chose to ignore "unspeakable" acts committed against civilians.

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Algeria holds presidential election in face of widespread protests
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Thousands of people took to the streets in central Algiers on Thursday, chanting, "No vote. We want freedom," as authorities held a presidential election that a mass protest movement views as a charade intended to keep the ruling elite in power.

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Fed chair sees North America as an economic oasis in 2020: Don Pittis
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Optimism from the U.S. Federal Reserve could help keep Canadian mortgage rates low in 2020, with the added hope that economic good news spreads north as the effects of a string of rate cuts kick in.

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Harvey Weinstein reportedly reaches tentative $25M US settlement with accusers
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Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reportedly reached a tentative $25 million US settlement with dozens of women who accused the former Hollywood producer of sexual misconduct.

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'We need more than just caring': Family of Canadian man detained in Egypt urges feds to bring him home
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The family of a Canadian man who has been in a Cairo prison for the last 10 months wants Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who is in Egypt this week, to secure his release and bring him home.

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Chilean air force finds debris believed to be from missing plane
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The Chilean air force said on Wednesday it had located debris believed to be from a cargo plane that crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a remote stretch of frigid sea between South America and the Antarctic.

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New Zealand volcanic eruption site still 'too dangerous' for recovery work as death toll rises
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"Increased volcanic activity" on White Island is holding New Zealand police back from recovering the bodies of those presumed dead in Monday's eruption.

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Israel heads to 3rd election in less than a year
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Israel's parliament on Wednesday dissolved after failing to meet a midnight deadline for forming a new government, triggering an an unprecedented third election in a 12-month period while giving scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a welcome break as he fights to save his political career.

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Saudi Aramco is now the world's most valuable company - but for how long?
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The Saudi kingdom has been talking about selling some shares of its prized oil giant for years. But the Saudi Aramco IPO comes during a rough time for global oil producers.

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FBI's Russia probe made errors but wasn't biased, says U.S. justice watchdog
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The Justice Department's internal watchdog tells Congress that he is concerned that "so many basic and fundamental errors" were made by the FBI as it investigated ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, but that it was free of political bias.

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After Lion Air crash, FAA predicted more Boeing 737 Max crashes but didn't ground plane
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After the first crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max last year, U.S. federal safety officials estimated that there could be 15 more fatal crashes of the Max over the next few decades if Boeing didn't fix a critical automated flight-control system.

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Philip McKeon, Alice's son on hit sitcom, dead at 55
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Philip McKeon, who as a child actor was featured as the son of Linda Lavin's Alice Hyatt in the 1980s CBS situation comedy Alice, has died in Texas at age 55, a family spokesperson said.

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Attack on U.S. base in Afghanistan leaves 2 dead, at least 70 wounded
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Suicide bombers struck the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring scores of others in a major attack that could derail plans to revive peace talks between the United States and the Taliban.

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Nude painting of Mexican Revolutionary leader prompts presidential response
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The painting of Emiliano Zapata, revealed as part of an exhibit in honour of the hundredth anniversary of his death, depicts him nude astride a horse and wearing high heels. It has prompted a protest, and President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stated he will mediate a discussion over the dispute.

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New Zealand Begins Recovery Operation To Retrieve Volcano Victims
The mission to recover eight bodies got underway as experts warned White Island could erupt again. ... read more


Erm... UK Election Gets Off To Extremely NSFW Start
Voters have unwittingly made an NSFW term trend on Twitter. ... read more


UK Leaders Scramble For Final Votes On Last Day Of Campaign Before Election
The election between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn has been dubbed "The Brexit Election." ... read more


Israeli Parliament Votes To Dissolve, Readies For Third Election In A Year
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the rival Blue and White party both were unable develop a power-sharing agreement after neither secured a parliamentary majority. ... read more


New Zealand Volcano Death Toll Rises To 8 As Names Of Missing Released
Two teenage brothers originally from Chicago are identified as among the dead following the White Island eruption. ... read more


Why Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Can't Seem To Shake Charges Of Anti-Semitism
Jeremy Corbyn is likely to be remembered in part for accusations that he, at best, turned a blind eye to anti-Semitism. ... read more


New Zealand Volcano Vents Steam, Stymies Recovery Of Bodies
Volcanic tremors on White Island rose in the morning, accompanied by releases of more steam and mud, the GeoNet seismic monitoring agency said. ... read more


Why Black Brits Are Considering Leaving UK After Election: 'If The Conservatives Win, I'm Gone'
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's comments have fuelled racism, say worried families. ... read more


6 People Dead In Czech Hospital Shooting
Hospital staff have warned the number of casualties could still rise. ... read more


6 Dead, 8 Missing After New Zealand Volcano Eruption
An additional 30 people were seriously injured in the explosions, including 27 people who were severely burned. ... read more


India Protests Erupt Over Citizenship Bill That Discriminates Against Muslims
The bill would grant citizenship to non-Muslims who came to India from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan before 2015. ... read more


North Korea Calls Trump 'Erratic' Old Man Over Tweets
Former nuclear negotiator Kim Yong Chol said North Korea wouldn’t cave in to U.S. pressure because it has nothing to lose. ... read more


Russia Banned From Olympic Games Over Doping Scandal
The World Anti-Doping Agency voted to punish Moscow for tampering with laboratory data. ... read more


Volcano Erupts In New Zealand, Leaving At Least 5 Dead, Other Tourists Missing
Several tourists remained unaccounted for after a volcanic eruption on New Zealand's White Island on Monday afternoon. ... read more


Lebanon’s Journalists Suffer Abuse, Threats Covering Unrest
The deteriorating situation for journalists in Lebanon comes despite its decades-old reputation for being an island of free press in the Arab world. ... read more


Hong Kong Protests Mark 6-Month Mark With Massive Rally
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crammed into Hong Kong's streets in a mass show of support. ... read more


Woman's Death Prompts Nepal To Make First-Ever 'Period Hut' Arrest
The country outlawed the tradition of chhaupadi in 2005. But it wasn't until last week that someone was arrested in connection with the practice. ... read more


North Korea Conducts 'Important' Test At Once-Dismantled Launch Site: State Media
The reported test comes as a year-end deadline set by North Korea regarding denuclearization talks with the U.S. nears. ... read more


Devastating Factory Fire Kills At Least 43 In New Delhi
Many of the victims were factory workers who were asleep when the blaze ignited on Sunday morning in the Indian capital, authorities said. ... read more


Reddit Suspects Russian Interference In UK
Reddit said in a statement that it has banned 61 accounts suspected of violating policies against vote manipulation. ... read more


EU leaders haggle over climate neutrality pledge
Some member states want financial and other guarantees before they consider going climate neutral. ... read more


Argentina's Mario Sandoval: France to deport ex-policeman in torture case
Mario Sandoval, now a Sorbonne academic, is accused of atrocities during Argentina's military rule. ... read more


Berlin murder: Russia expels German diplomats amid dispute
The tit-for-tat move follows Germany's expulsion of Russians over the death of a Chechen in Berlin. ... read more


Zlatan Ibrahimovic statue: Vandals try to saw through feet
Vandals try to saw through the feet of a statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and place a rope around its neck. ... read more


Climate change: Anger as protesters barred from UN talks
Around 200 environmental campaigners are barred from climate talks after Greta Thunberg speaks. ... read more


Clara Ponsati: Spanish PM to be called as witness
The St Andrews University professor faces a charge of sedition over her role in Catalonia's independence referendum. ... read more


Brexit: Free trade deals 'won't offset leaving EU'
New trade deals won't compensate for the economic damage of leaving the EU, Newsnight analysis finds. ... read more


Greta Thunberg changes Twitter bio after Trump dig
He said the teenage activist - who won Time Person of the Year - had an "anger management problem". ... read more


Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Atalanta: Italian side reach Champions League last 16
Champion League debutants Atalanta reach the knockout stages with victory at Shakhtar Donetsk after losing their first three games. ... read more


Hundreds of dead birds found in mystery mass death
Tests are being carried out to find out why about 225 starlings died and if they had been poisoned. ... read more


Paul McCartney unwraps his 'secret' Christmas album
Former Beatle Sir Paul says he has no plans to release his demo of traditional carol instrumentals. ... read more


The Christmas tree made of knives, bullets and cigarette lighters
An airport has made a Christmas tree using bullets and knives confiscated from passengers. ... read more


How millennials are changing the perfume business
Perfumers describe how they're adapting to calls for sustainable contents and gender-neutral smells. ... read more


Portrait of a Lady: Stolen Klimt mystery 'solved' by gardener in Italy
For 22 years nothing was heard of Portrait of a Lady until ivy was cleared from a gallery wall. ... read more


Will there be checks between Great Britain and N Ireland?
Boris Johnson has claimed only goods passing through on their way to the Irish Republic would be checked. ... read more


Sanna Marin: The rising star who leads Finland's 5.5 million
Sanna Marin, who at 34 has taken power at the head of a coalition of female leaders in Finland. ... read more


Poland's model gingerbread village lights up for Christmas
More than 30 artists and bakers in Poland create model houses, castles, people and working trains. ... read more


A 'game changer' for cardboard box waste?
A factory in France is trialling a more efficient way of packaging orders, Emma Simpson reports. ... read more


Finland's Sanna Marin sworn in as prime minister
Finland's Sanna Marin was sworn in as prime minister as part of an all-women coalition. ... read more


Restoring the theme park abandoned for 20 years
When it is re-opened, Berlin's Spreepark will have a focus on art, culture and nature. ... read more


Clinton Portis among ex-NFL players accused of health care fraud
The former Washington Redskins running back was the best known of the players named by prosecutors. ... read more


Fox News is spewing the anti-Semitism that Trump says he wants to stop
When elected leaders and media personalities spew these tropes, it empowers bigots to act with greater regularity and force. ... read more


Yes, you can make your favorite Korean takeout dishes at home. Here's how
Make your own Korean barbecue, kimchi stew, bibimbap and more with these recipes from chefs and food pros. ... read more


Senate confirms new Trump ambassador to Russia
An unusually large number of Democrats supported the nomination in the current impeachment-charged partisan political atmosphere. ... read more


Detroit tops list of hard-to-count cities ahead of 2020 census
Almost 80 percent of Detroit is African American, and observers “know we are going to have an undercount among the black population.” ... read more


'Survivor' contestant previously accused of inappropriate touching removed from show
Dan Spilo is the first "Survivor" contestant to be ejected from the show without being voted off. ... read more


In emoluments case, court appears divided over Trump Hotel
"This case is a lemon," one of the judges declared. ... read more


Slain 3-year-old Kamille 'Cupcake' McKinney had meth in system, prosecutors say
The young girl vanished from a birthday party at a home in Birmingham, Alabama, on Oct. 12, and was later found dead in a landfill. ... read more


Toast the holiday season with these lower alcohol drink ideas
It’s easy to overdo it this time of year. If you choose to drink, these tips can help keep your intake under control. ... read more


Inside the jockeying to prosecute Donald Trump's impeachment
Behind the scenes, House Democrats battle to influence Speaker Nancy Pelosi's picks for the team that will take the case to the Senate. ... read more


Dow jumps almost 300 points after Trump says U.S.-China trade deal is 'very close'
News reports said the U.S. may cancel new China tariffs and reduce existing levies on Chinese goods by up to 50 percent on $360 billion worth of imports. ... read more


Warren touts economic worldview, put opponents on notice
"I am serious about delivering real change," Warren said in a speech combining her economic vision and crusade against corruption Thursday. ... read more


11 best travel tech devices and gadgets
Find the right tech travel accessories to grab before heading off on your next trip. ... read more


Sex criminal sentenced to life throws pitcher, hits judge in head
Travis Burroughs, 36, grabbed the water pitcher from the defense table and threw it across the courtroom, hitting Baltimore Circuit Judge Wanda Keyes Heard, authorities said. ... read more


Major fire breaks out on unlucky Russian aircraft carrier
Admiral Kuznetsov, launched in the mid-1980s, has spent most of its 30-year life tied up in port undergoing repairs ... read more


Russia expels two German diplomats after Berlin park murder
Prosecutors said there were "enough indications" the killing was either "contracted by government offices" of Russia or Russia-governed Chechnya. ... read more


Police arrest protesters amid curfew in India's northeast
The protesters are concerned migrants will move to the border region and dilute the culture and political sway of indigenous tribal people. ... read more


Attack by Islamist extremists kills at least 71 soldiers in Niger
The attack led by militants with ties to the Islamic State and al Qaeda left at least 12 soldiers wounded and many others still missing. ... read more


Lawmakers debate impeachment ahead of committee vote on articles
The House Judiciary Committee worked late into the night as Republicans and Democrats on the panel weighed in. ... read more


Chilean Air Force finds debris believed to be from missing plane
A military cargo plane crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a remote stretch of frigid sea between South America and the Antarctic. ... read more


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Clinton Portis among ex-NFL players accused of health care fraud
The former Washington Redskins running back was the best known of the players named by prosecutors. ... read more


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Fox News is spewing the anti-Semitism that Trump says he wants to stop
When elected leaders and media personalities spew these tropes, it empowers bigots to act with greater regularity and force. ... read more


https://media2.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_50/3144056/191211-korean-beef-bulgogi-ew-118p_33b77532b5ffe02105bb8fe860ab36c4.jpg
Yes, you can make your favorite Korean takeout dishes at home. Here's how
Make your own Korean barbecue, kimchi stew, bibimbap and more with these recipes from chefs and food pros. ... read more


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Senate confirms new Trump ambassador to Russia
An unusually large number of Democrats supported the nomination in the current impeachment-charged partisan political atmosphere. ... read more


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Detroit tops list of hard-to-count cities ahead of 2020 census
Almost 80 percent of Detroit is African American, and observers “know we are going to have an undercount among the black population.” ... read more


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'Survivor' contestant previously accused of inappropriate touching removed from show
Dan Spilo is the first "Survivor" contestant to be ejected from the show without being voted off. ... read more


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In emoluments case, court appears divided over Trump Hotel
"This case is a lemon," one of the judges declared. ... read more


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Slain 3-year-old Kamille 'Cupcake' McKinney had meth in system, prosecutors say
The young girl vanished from a birthday party at a home in Birmingham, Alabama, on Oct. 12, and was later found dead in a landfill. ... read more


https://media1.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_50/3143911/191211-beer-al-1144_f1219bed809d561f76ae7d3292ee2061.jpg
Toast the holiday season with these lower alcohol drink ideas
It’s easy to overdo it this time of year. If you choose to drink, these tips can help keep your intake under control. ... read more


https://media2.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_50/3145386/191212-val-demings-al-0811_4cca96d032d11800db48b63a353ca528.jpg
Inside the jockeying to prosecute Donald Trump's impeachment
Behind the scenes, House Democrats battle to influence Speaker Nancy Pelosi's picks for the team that will take the case to the Senate. ... read more


https://media2.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_43/3070011/191025-nyse-al-1416_ee1713367bab2d6268900a4d8269a45e.jpg
Dow jumps almost 300 points after Trump says U.S.-China trade deal is 'very close'
News reports said the U.S. may cancel new China tariffs and reduce existing levies on Chinese goods by up to 50 percent on $360 billion worth of imports. ... read more


https://media2.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2019_50/3145491/191212-elizabeth-warren-cs-911a_42f3237f7a6cfe5d78790d0a410418e5.jpg
Warren touts economic worldview, put opponents on notice
"I am serious about delivering real change," Warren said in a speech combining her economic vision and crusade against corruption Thursday. ... read more


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11 best travel tech devices and gadgets
Find the right tech travel accessories to grab before heading off on your next trip. ... read more


Sex criminal sentenced to life throws pitcher, hits judge in head
Travis Burroughs, 36, grabbed the water pitcher from the defense table and threw it across the courtroom, hitting Baltimore Circuit Judge Wanda Keyes Heard, authorities said. ... read more


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Major fire breaks out on unlucky Russian aircraft carrier
Admiral Kuznetsov, launched in the mid-1980s, has spent most of its 30-year life tied up in port undergoing repairs ... read more


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Russia expels two German diplomats after Berlin park murder
Prosecutors said there were "enough indications" the killing was either "contracted by government offices" of Russia or Russia-governed Chechnya. ... read more


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Police arrest protesters amid curfew in India's northeast
The protesters are concerned migrants will move to the border region and dilute the culture and political sway of indigenous tribal people. ... read more


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Attack by Islamist extremists kills at least 71 soldiers in Niger
The attack led by militants with ties to the Islamic State and al Qaeda left at least 12 soldiers wounded and many others still missing. ... read more


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Lawmakers debate impeachment ahead of committee vote on articles
The House Judiciary Committee worked late into the night as Republicans and Democrats on the panel weighed in. ... read more


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Chilean Air Force finds debris believed to be from missing plane
A military cargo plane crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a remote stretch of frigid sea between South America and the Antarctic. ... read more


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