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Two top Ubisoft execs leave during sexual harassment probe

Montr - Two top executives from one of the world's largest gaming companies have left the firm during an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and abuse.

Japan Netflix star's death sparks calls for cyberbullying rules

Apo - The death of a young Japanese reality TV star targeted by online abuse has sparked an outpouring of grief in the country and calls for stronger measures to tackle cyberbullying.

Ukraine TV series raises hopes of struggling teens

Kiev - Katya was shunned by her mother and bullied by classmates in her industrial Ukrainian hometown after she told them, aged 13, that she was a lesbian.

Bullied Australian boy to donate $475,000 to charity

Sydney - An Australian boy with dwarfism whose distress from bullying became a viral video will donate hundreds-of-thousands of dollars in donations to charity rather than a trip to Disneyland.

Toxic employers face jail as South Korea tackles workplace bullying

Seoul - After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer.

Bully culture 'thrives' in UK parliament: report

London - Bullying and sexual harassment are pervasive in Britain's House of Commons because of a "culture of deference" among loyal staff, a damning report said Monday.

'Choose kindness,' Melania Trump tells schoolkids

Chicago - Donald Trump's detractors may label him one of the world's most powerful bullies, but that did not discourage America's first lady from championing the fight against bullying at a Detroit area school on Monday.

'The Right to Live' film raises awareness for domestic violence

The indie film, "The Right to Live," by filmmakers Michele Frantzeskos and Nancy Vazquez raises awareness on domestic violence.

One in four US children suffers 'chronic bullying': study

Miami - Nearly one in four US children suffers from chronic bullying at school, a problem that may lead to poor academic performance and low confidence over time, researchers said Monday.

Sisters arrested for allegedly bullying Nigerian billionaire

Lago - Two sisters from Toronto are being detained. The duo, accused of cyber-bullying a billionaire, are being detained in Lagos.

Teen takes her own life after video of her naked put on Snapchat

Wesley Chapel - A 15-year-old girl took her own life hours after a video, taken without her knowledge, was uploaded to Snapchat. The video was taken by a supposed "friend."

'Fat shaming' alien abduction ad called 'offensive,' draws ire

Sawley - When anti-bullying activist Natalie Harvey saw the billboard advertising a local gym, she could hardly believe her eyes. The billboard advertises the Fit4Less gym in Long Eaton, and it features aliens beaming a person up to their space ship.

Teen novel banned after outcry from New Zealand Christian group

Auckland - New Zealand censors sparked outrage on Monday after banning an award-winning teen novel that includes sex and bullying, making it the first book removed from shelves in more than two decades.

New study says bullies have lowest rates of depression

Vancouver - A new study out of Simon Fraser University not only suggests bullying is a genetic trait — it also says bullies have high self-esteem and social status, with low rates of depression.

Passionate Mind: From hair stylist to web designer and dream job Special

There are no shortages of careers in our world but the trick is to find the one that challenges you, the one you are the most passionate about. It took two decades for Jeanette Duguay to do that but she managed it and now she's not looking back.

Online bullying, sexting causes teen depression, anxiety, suicide

The number of teens seeking help for depression and anxiety disorders is on the rise and health officials in the U.K. believe it may be due to sexting and online bullying. A mental health group there reports more teens experiencing problems online.

Childhood bullying leads to long-term mental health problems

Coventry - Bullying of school children by other children carries long-term effects and, in many cases, it can lead to mental health problems. These health effects can remain with the children into adulthood. This is according to a new U.S. / U.K. study.

Mom murders son, 10, because his ears were too large

Ankara - A woman who allegedly strangled her 10-year-old son because she believed his ears were too big has been charged with murder. Nuray Sacan, 37, paid for her son to undergo cosmetic surgery but when she saw the results she told surgeons she was unhappy.

Op-Ed: NYer makes a video case against street harassment

On Tuesday, Oct. 28, a spotlight was turned on an organization called Hollaback! thanks to a two-and-a-half-minute video. The film was edited from 10 hours of footage of a woman walking around New York City.

Teens arrested after attack on mentally disabled man

New Castle - Three Delaware teens have been arrested and charged with allegedly assaulting a mentally disabled man after complaining that they were being harassed after a video of the assault was posted on the social media, officials said Monday.

Child's death sparks nationwide anti-bullying campaign in Mexico

Mexico - When four students from the Mexican state of Tamaulipas attacked 12-year-old Hector Alejandro Mendez, they had no idea the ripples they would make throughout their country. However, the actions of these school bullies sparked a nationwide movement.

Young boy stabs another to death over alleged bullying

New York - It is clear that Noel Estevez stabbed Timothy Crump to death at a school in the Bronx. It is not so clear what their relationship was before the event.

Dad attacks 11-year-old accused of bullying his 9-year-old son

A furious dad escorted his nine-year-old son, who is autistic, onto a school bus last week. Once on the bus, he allegedly beat up an 11-year-old who has reportedly been bullying his son.

Teen allegedly gives semen-laced cupcakes to bullies

Bakersfield - A group of teenagers got their just desserts at the hands of their vengeful victim, who handed out cupcakes allegedly contaminated with semen.

Cornell: Chicken on the bone makes kids aggressive

Ithaca - Researchers at Cornell University have something new for parents to obsess over. Serving chicken on the bone makes children disobey adults and twice as rowdy as other kids.

Op-Ed: Teen beaten and brutalized online: Social media to blame?

Des Moines - High school students videotaped the graphic beating of 16-year-old sophomore, Nathan Rogers, then posted their videos on Facebook. Is social media to blame for cyberbullying?

Calgary Facebook group makes fun of the homeless

Calgary - Calgary police and homeless advocates are concerned about a Facebook page that posts videos of teens approaching people who appear to be homeless and taunting them. The administrator of the page defends what they are doing.

Video highlights ‘bystander effect’ in bullying situations

As America’s bullying crisis reaches epidemic proportions, an unorthodox social experiment captured on video has highlighted one of the main problems in tackling the issue. The video has averaged over 88,000 views per day for the last two months.

15-year-old gets nose job to stop bullying

Once the victim of excessive bullying,15-year-old Renata had been removed from public school and tutored at home for the past three years. However, in a controversial turn of events, the teen may have regained the confidence to rejoin her peers.

After cruel taunts actress Chelsee Healey has breast reduction

She vividly remembers being called a baby hippo and the utter humiliation after a wardrobe malfunction on live television, now the actress hopes a new look spells a new beginning.
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