"There's no reason why I shouldn't accept his apology", she said, adding later that Franken had an opportunity to apologize a couple years after the 2006 tour when she encountered her at a USO gala.
In lengthy remarks to the press Thursday, Tweeden said that she felt "violated" by Franken when he allegedly forcibly kissed her.
Senator Al Franken meets with constituents at Minnesota Farmfest in Redwood County, Minnesota, US, August 6, 2014.
Franken first issued an apology to Tweeden, in which he said that the photo "was clearly meant to be amusing but wasn't. I shouldn't have done it".
Tweeden also shared a photo which appears to show Franken groping her breasts while she was asleep while travelling back to Los Angeles.
Warren said that women who come forward with allegations of such sexual misconduct are "brave and deserve to be respected". "He groped me, without my consent, while I was asleep", Tweeden said. There's more I want to say, but the first and most important thing-and if it's the only thing you care to hear, that's fine-is: I'm sorry. She also said that she believes he pushed to kiss her during a rehearsal the show because they were alone. I'm not calling for that. "People make mistakes and of course he knew he made a mistake".
Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) Reportedly Mulls Mattel Acquisition
The company has a market capitalization of $5,025.33, a P/E ratio of 97.47, a P/E/G ratio of 37.59 and a beta of 0.88. TheStreet downgraded Mattel from a "c" rating to a "d" rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th.
The USO - which sponsored the tour on which Franken and Tweeden travelled - said it was never aware of the incident.
Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, has called for an investigation into the matter, Politico reported. "I've realized that the disappointing responses women often face when they go public both embolden harassers and encourage victims to stay silent", he wrote.
Comedian Al Franken poses with Staff Sgt. Allan Polasko of the 377th Theater Support Command and native of Madison Township, Ohio, during an autograph signing session at Third Army/U.S.
"I couldn't believe it. I shouldn't have done it", Franken said in a statement. He also called for the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the allegations and pledged to fully cooperate. "I hope the Democratic leader will join me on this".
Speaking on her radio show Thursday morning, Tweeden said she didn't come forward with the allegations sooner because she feared her career, including a stint as a swimsuit model, would lead others to discount her story.
"He had a chance to apologize to me then, because he knew - he knew exactly what he did to me then and that picture was out there", she said".
We owe it to ourselves, the government and people of Ireland who have been very enthusiastic about it to fight to the end for it". World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said: "We've been fortunate to have three great bids".
A woman and another child were shot in a truck that was driving near the school and taken to the hospital, he added. A second child also was reported to have been shot in the right leg, according to emergency dispatch reports.
About 30,000 North Koreans have defected to South Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, but most travel through China. Command soldiers traded gunfire after a Soviet citizen defected by sprinting to the South Korean sector of the truce village.
France's Foreign Minister is arriving in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to meet with Hariri and Saudi officials. El-Rai told reporters at Beirut's global airport that Hariri's return would restore normalcy in Lebanon.
When the ELT comes online, "It shall provide both the collecting power and the angular resolution to observe Ross 128 b directly". He said Ross 128b will by then take the crown from Proxima b and become the closest exoplanet to Earth.
Time to get your FUS RO DAH on, because Skyrim VR is available to pre-order now (Amazon Prime members can save 20-percent). As the Dragonborn, the prophesied hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand amongst them.
Tuesday evening saw the players making their way through a media scrum after landing at Los Angeles International Airport. The three African-American players were confined to their hotel as their team went on to defeat Georgia Tech 63 to 60.
Citing a "Hollywood source ", Page Six said that Gadot doesn't want the film "to benefit a man accused of sexual misconduct ". The " Justice League " actress previously praised women for speaking out about sexual misconduct in Hollywood.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the FDA is anticipating a potential raft of approval requests for other digital pills. This sensor is the "size of a grain of sand , and is made up of ingredients found in food", according to Otsuka .
High blood pressure sometimes is called the silent killer because it contributes to cardiovascular disease with no symptoms. The changes were announced at the American Heart Association's 2017 Scientific Sessions conference in Anaheim, California.
The movie Race 3 will be stand-alone and would not be considered to start from ending of previous two films, Race and Race 2. Director of films like ABCD and A Flying Jatt, Remo D'Souza is now first time collaboration with Salman Khan in Race 3 .
Best Black Friday Deals 2017
This year Black Friday will be on Friday 24th November - but AO has announced a fortnight of Black Friday deals in the buildup. Some of the deals on offer include up to 50% off toys and up to 20% off TVs , Apple computers and the Apple Watch.
Sprint is adding free Hulu service to its unlimited plan
Users can sign up for the deal on Friday by going to sprint .com/hulu from their Sprint phone and following the outlined steps. For those keeping score, this basic Hulu plan usually costs $7.99 per month and only allows for one stream at a time.
A special counsel to investigate Clintons?
On Monday, the Justice Department told Congress that it was looking into whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate Mrs. In response to the silence from the Justice Department, Reps.
The Dream Chaser Spacecraft
Engineers work to safe Dream Chaser after a successful runway landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The company performed a tow test on the vehicle a little bit over two months before the free-flight test .
More Sunshine, Warmer Monday
More sunshine moves in this week with afternoon temperatures mainly in the 50s aside from Thursday when we could reach 60°. Saturday: We will kick of the weekend with partly sunny conditions and slight chance for rain in the early morning hours.
Delhi government seeks exemptions for odd-even this year
The government, he added, does not have enough public transport alternatives to accommodate over 6 million two-wheelers. The Indian government had planned to bring in vehicle rationing from Monday, exempting women for their safety.
Former Celtic, Man United man Miller battling cancer
John Hartson , who played alongside Miller at Celtic, tweeted: "My thoughts are with Liam miller and his family this morning". Ex-Celtic defender Darren O'Dea, now with Dundee, said: 'All my thoughts and love with Liam Miller and his family'.
Chance of rain on Tuesday
This afternoon clouds will stick around for much of the day with highs struggling this afternoon hitting the mid 40s. There will be a 20-30 percent chance of isolated showers through the day with drizzle likely for most.