Jian Ghomeshi Surrenders to Police on Sexual-Assault Charges

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Yesterday, Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi dropped the $55 million lawsuit he and his lawyers filed against the CBC, his former employer who fired him after sexual-abuse allegations started coming to light. Today, the Toronto police said in a statement that Ghomeshi has turned himself over to the police. He has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcome resistance — choking. Ghomeshi is set to appear in court later this afternoon.