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Accuser’s lawsuit seeks recusal of Naval Academy leader

WASHINGTON — Attorneys for a midshipman at the center of a sexual assault case against three ex-Navy football players have asked in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday that the U.S. Naval Academy’s superintendent not be involved in deciding whether the ...

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Attorney questions midshipman’s memory of party

WASHINGTON — A defense attorney on Friday spent hours questioning a midshipman’s spotty recollections of a toga party where she says she was sexually assaulted by three Naval Academy football players last year. Attorney Lt. Cmdr. Angela Tang noted inconsistencies ...

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Phone recording played at Naval Academy sex assault hearing

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman asked one of three former football players accused of sexually assaulting her to tell Navy investigators nothing happened, according to a recording of a telephone call played at a military hearing Thursday. The ...

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Hearing begins for Naval Academy football players

WASHINGTON — A hearing has begun to determine whether three former U.S. Naval Academy football players will face a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a female midshipman. Midshipmen Tra’ves Bush, Eric Graham and Josh Tate were at an ...

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Mikulski pushes for panel on service academy heads

ANNAPOLIS — A new commission to focus on how well superintendents of the nation’s military service academies address the problem of sexual assault would be created under the defense department’s appropriations measure, which has cleared a Senate committee, Maryland Sen. ...

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