Former U.S. Senator And Hollywood Actor Fred Thompson Dies At 73
Thompson, also an attorney, carved out a second career as a well-regarded Hollywood actor. Thompson, 73, died on Sunday from after a recurrence of lymphoma, according to a statement issued by his fami...
Cyril Smith
Sir Cyril Smith, MBE (28 June 1928 – 3 September 2010) was a British Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for Rochdale. After his death, numerous allegations of child sexual abuse emerged (including many...
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Former U.S. Senator And Hollywood Actor Fred Thompson Dies At 73
Thompson, also an attorney, carved out a second career as a well-regarded Hollywood actor. Thompson, 73, died on Sunday from after a recurrence of lymphoma, according to a statement issued by his fami...
American Boychoir School
The American Boychoir School is a music boarding school and day school located in Plainsboro, New Jersey. It is one of only two boychoir boarding schools in the United States, the other being Saint Th...
Sexual abuse scandal in the English Benedictine Congregation
The sexual abuse scandal in the English Benedictine Congregation was a significant episode in the series of Catholic sex abuse cases in the United Kingdom.
In April 2006 civil damages were awarded...
Nedelin catastrophe
The Nedelin catastrophe or Nedelin disaster was a launch pad accident that occurred on 24 October 1960 at Baikonur test range (of which Baikonur Cosmodrome is a part), during the development of the So...
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Whitewash (censorship)
To whitewash is a metaphor meaning to gloss over or cover up vices, crimes or scandals or to exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data. It is especially ...
Whitewash (censorship) - Wikipedia
Operation Gemstone
In the context of the Watergate scandal, Operation Gemstone refers to a series of clandestine or illegal acts, first proposed by G. Gordon Liddy in two separate meetings with three other individuals: ...
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Operation Sandwedge
Operation Sandwedge was a proposed clandestine intelligence-gathering operation against the political enemies of the Richard Nixon presidential administration, put together by H. R. Haldeman, John Ehr...
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Nixon White House tapes
The Nixon White House tapes are audio recordings of the communications of U.S. President Richard Nixon and various Nixon administration officials and White House staff, ordered by the President for pe...
Nixon White House tapes - Wikipedia
Jersey child abuse investigation 2008
The Jersey child abuse investigation 2008 is an investigation into historic child abuse in Jersey. It started in the spring of 2007. Before that, social worker Simon Bellwood had made a complaint abo...
Jersey child abuse investigation 2008 - Wikipedia
Casa Pia child sexual abuse scandal
The Casa Pia child sexual abuse scandal was a case of child sexual abuses involving a number of children and employees at Casa Pia, a Portuguese state-run institution for the education and support of...
2005 CIA interrogation tapes destruction
The CIA interrogation tapes destruction occurred on November 9, 2005. The videotapes were made by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) during interrogations of Al-Qaeda suspects Abu Zub...
Sexual abuse cases in Brooklyn's Haredi community
The response of the Haredi Jewish community in Brooklyn, New York City, to allegations of sexual abuse against its spiritual leaders has drawn scrutiny. When teachers, rabbis, and other leaders have b...
Pollution of Lake Karachay
Lake Karachay, located in the southern Ural Mountains in eastern Russia, was a dumping ground for the Soviet Union's nuclear weapon facilities. It was also affected by a string of accidents and disast...
Japanese battleship Mutsu
Mutsu (陸奥), named after Mutsu Province, was a dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) at the end of World War I. She was the second ship of the Nagato class. In 1923...
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Stennis Compromise
The Stennis Compromise was a legal maneuver attempted by U.S. President Richard Nixon on October 19, 1973 during the Watergate scandal.The Compromise was offered by Nixon to Archibald Cox, the special...
Kyshtym disaster
The Kyshtym disaster was a radiological contamination accident that occurred on 29 September 1957 at Mayak, a plutonium production site for nuclear weapons and nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the S...
Kyshtym disaster - Wikipedia
Jehovah's Witnesses' handling of child sex abuse
As with other religious organizations, Jehovah's Witnesses have been obliged in recent years to develop child protection policies to deal with cases of child sexual abuse in their congregations. Jehov...