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Lawsuit: Ten Women Charge Duggar Homeschool Leader With Sexual Abuse

Ten women who formerly belonged to the Institute of Basic Life Principles, a fundamentalist organization with well-documented ties to the Duggar family, have filed a lawsuit against the group’s founder and former president, Bill Gothard, charging both “him and leaders in his ministry with sexual abuse, harassment and cover-up,” according to The Washington Post. http://gawker.com/the-creepy-fun… This comes after five of ...

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Adrian Peterson to plead not guilty to child abuse charge

October 7, 2014 4:42 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson looks on during training camp in Mankato, Minn., July 28, 2014. (Credit: AP / Charlie Neibergall) Related media Recent domestic incidents by NFL players Vikings Teammate: ‘I Don’t Think It’s Fair’ Vikings: We Made a Mistake on Peterson’s Return Minnesota Vikings fans and Adrian Peterson After ...

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Adrian Peterson — ARRIVES TO COURT … To Face Child Abuse Charges [Livestream]

Adrian Peterson is about to step foot in a Texas courtroom — where he will begin his fight against child abuse charges … and TMZ Sports will be livestreaming the entire hearing. Peterson is expected to plead not guilty to felony child abuse charges — stemming from an incident in May where he beat his 4-year-old son with a tree ...

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Steve Harvey Tried To Strong Arm Wife About Child Abuse Claims

EXCLUSIVE Steve Harvey tried to pressure his ex-wife into making a mea clupa … that she lied when she claimed he brutally beat their son … so she claims. Steve Harvey’s lawyer wrote a letter for Mary Harvey to sign — obtained by TMZ — in which she says she made up the allegation that Steve beat their 11-year-old son with a belt ...

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’20/20′ Anchor Elizabeth Vargas In Rehab for Alcohol Abuse

Elizabeth VargasIn RehabFor Alcohol Abuse Breaking News “20/20” co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas has been MIA for weeks … and now we know why — she’s been in rehab for alcohol abuse. Vargas checked into rehab a couple weeks ago — according to the NY Daily News — and will remain in treatment for a few weeks more. She’ll return to “20/20” ...

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Elizabeth Vargas in Rehab: ABC 20/20 Co-Anchor Checked in For Alcohol Abuse Weeks Ago

When Elizabeth Vargas was mysteriously absent from her post as ABC’s 20/20 co-anchor for weeks, people started to wonder where the seasoned reporter was. Now Vargas, 51, has confirmed that she’s been in a rehabilitation facility for alcohol abuse.  PHOTOS: Celebrity rehab centers “Like so many people, I am dealing with addiction,” the anchor said in a statement obtained by ...

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