(Northampton, MA) — A former UMass student from China has been found not guilty on all counts in a rape case. Weiland Wang had been accused of raping a female student in his dorm room in Februrary 2013. This week he testified that the two had fabricated the rape story to clear her reputation after the woman’s boyfriend in China found out about their relationship. Wang’s lawyer tells the “Gazette” it’s one of the most unusual cases he’s ever tried.
The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.
The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.
The President criticized rhetoric about the agreement from some leading members of the Republican party.