Thursday, January 25, 2018

Family terrorized, Nassar's sentence, fake porn and morning headlines

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Sexual harassment and coverup, legal claim says
A woman was sentenced to Stevens County's work crew, where the supervisor commented on her breasts, her intimate relationship with her husband and her "sex appeal," according to her legal claim. Then another employee worked to cover it up, the claim states.

The kid next door
A local family took in Anthony Garver as a teenager. Now they're terrorized by the man he's become.

'Boobs look funny when you're having sex'
... is a small taste of Broad Comedy brand of humor. The all-female comedy team is coming to Spokane this Friday with fresh songs and sketches on parenting, abortion, climate change, North Korea and immigration. The show benefits Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho.

Crossed the line?
"I feel that if I would have given him the chance, then he would have slept with me even though he knew I was only 19," says an EWU student who says she endured sexual harassment from her supervisor, an EWU cop.

The accused officer (though his attorney) has denied all wrongdoing and is now working as a school resource officer in the Reardon-Edwall School District.

IN OTHER NEWS

Doctor sexually abused young girls for decades
More than 160 girls and women testified that Larry Nassar, a once respected sports doctor, tricked them into thinking sexual assault was medical care. Nassar took a plea deal and was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison.

"I just signed your death warrant," Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said. (Detroit Free Press, New York Times)

'Don't hide behind the Constitution to be discriminatory'
click to enlarge CALEB WALSH ILLUSTRATION
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So said Idaho's House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding in response to Reps. Ron Nate's and Heather Scott's efforts to entangle a routine tax bill with their opposition to same-sex marriage.

The Idaho Constitution still bars same-sex marriage, but that clause is powerless after multiple court decisions have legalized the unions, including the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015.

Scott, a right wing representative from Blanchard who campaigned holding a Confederate flag, argued that passing the tax bill and allowing gay marriage to continue would violate legislators' oaths to uphold the Constitution. (Spokesman-Review)

Even porn is fake now (well faker than it was)
A reddior named "deepfakes" has been swapping porn stars' faces with celebrities'. Now it's spreading. You can access the software for free online. (Vice)

In fact, he's looking forward to it
So said President Donald Trump when asked whether he would be interviewed under oath by Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Trump's ties to Russia, as well as the president's possible obstruction of justice. (New York Times)
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