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Boy Scouts settlement reached with primary insurer (access required)

One of the primary insurers of the Boy Scouts of America has reached a tentative settlement agreement with the organization and with attorneys representing tens of thousands of men who say they were molested as youngsters decades ago by scoutmasters and others.

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Boy Scout councils under pressure to share sex abuse costs (access required)

Nine sex abuse lawsuits were filed Tuesday in New York against three Boy Scout local councils, signaling an escalation of efforts to pressure councils nationwide to pay a big share of an eventual settlement in the Scouts’ bankruptcy proceedings.

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Epstein among targets as door opens to old sex abuse claims in NY (access required)

ALBANY, New York — The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the ...

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