The CEO of the Indian e-commerce giant that Walmart bought a $16 billion stake in has resigned amid an allegation of personal misconduct (WMT)

AP Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal has resigned following an allegation of “serious personal misconduct,” according to a press release. The release did not elaborate on the allegation but said Bansal “strongly denies” it. An independent study did not corroborate the allegation but found Bansal made lapses in judgment, according to the release. In May, […]

A writer named on a Google spreadsheet of media men accused of sexual misconduct is suing the woman who created it

Alex Wong/Getty Images Writer Stephen Elliott filed a defamation suit on Wednesday against the creator of a crowdsourced list that named him among male media figures accused of sexual misconduct.  Journalist Moira Donegan came forward in January as the author of the “S—-y Media Men” list, an online crowdsourced spreadsheet which contained anonymous allegations against […]

How ‘the Forrest Gump of Republican politics’ Brett Kavanaugh became the Supreme Court’s most embattled justice in decades, after controversy over sexual misconduct allegations

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s nomination appeared to be in jeopardy for weeks, after multiple women came forward to publicly accuse him of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations in statements and […]

Legal documents show 3rd woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct was involved in at least 6 lawsuits over the last 25 years

Michael Avenatti via AP Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has been involved in at least six lawsuits over the last 25 years, legal documents show.  Some of these cases include telling her former employer that she had a degree from John Hopkins University when she didn’t, accusations […]

Michael Avenatti said he has ‘significant evidence’ that Brett Kavanaugh participated in sexual misconduct in high school

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Attorney Michael Avenatti claimed he has evidence that Brett Kavanaugh, nominee for the Supreme Court, participated in sexual misconduct in high school. He said that at multiple house parties in the early 1980s, Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge plied women with alcohol and drugs “in order to allow a ‘train’ of men […]

Michael Avenatti said he has ‘significant evidence’ that Brett Kavanaugh participated in sexual misconduct in high school

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Attorney Michael Avenatti claimed he has evidence that Brett Kavanaugh, nominee for the Supreme Court, participated in sexual misconduct in high school. He said that at multiple house parties in the early 1980s, Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge plied women with alcohol and drugs “in order to allow a ‘train’ of men […]

Wikileaks denies Assange sought Russian visa amid sex misconduct allegations

WikiLeaks has denied claims that its founder Julian Assange sought a Russian visa in 2010 amid sexual misconduct allegations. A report, published by Associated Press (AP) as an exclusive based on leaked WikiLeaks documents, alleges that Assange wrote to the Russian consulate in London to give an associate of his permission to facilitate the visa […]

Investors betting against JD.com made $153 million after the company’s CEO was accused of sexual misconduct (JD)

REUTERS/Aly Song JD.com plunged after its CEO was detained in the US over a sexual-misconduct allegation. Short sellers made $ 153 million in profits from the stock decline, which saw shares fall 14% last week. Watch JD.com trade in real-time here. JD.com short sellers — or investors betting on the company’s stock to fall — made millions […]

NBC News defended their decision to not broadcast Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations

NBC News sent out an internal memo on Monday defending its decision to decline Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations months before the story broke.  The 10-page memo sent to employees by NBC News chief Andy Lack follows allegations that Farrow and his producers were “ordered to stop” by executives who did not […]

One of China’s richest men was arrested in the US on sexual misconduct allegations, then left the country (JD)

Lintao Zhang/Getty Liu Qiangdong, the founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com was arrested in Minneapolis over the weekend. He was detained over a sexual-misconduct allegation, which his company says is unfounded. Liu has not been charged with anything, and went back to China afterward. China’s foreign ministry said it is looking into the […]