Moonves said in a statement that he has always abided by the principle that "no means no" and he denies ever misusing his position to harm anyone's career.
Les Moonves is facing allegations of sexual assault from several former business associates, including actress Illeana Douglas, writer Janet Jones, producer Christine Peters, screenwriter Dinah Kirgo, and two additional actresses who chose to remain nameless. Board members meet via conference call on Monday.
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Aesthetically, all three models are different from the current crop of Harley-Davidson's signature heritage cruiser designs. Harley-Davidson is also changing its retail strategy and expanding its push internationally following declining US sales.
The revelations come amid a legal battle for control of the USA television giant - between the Redstone family, which controls CBS, and the board, chaired by Moonves.
The board also postponed the corporation's annual meeting of stockholders, which had been scheduled for August 10. "I stand by that statement today, tomorrow, forever".
Shares of CBS fell 5.1 percent to $51.28 at the close of the New York Stock Exchange, and are down 13 percent this year.
Following the publication of the New Yorker story, some senior female CBS executives have expressed support for Moonves, including Jo Ann Ross, the company's president and chief advertising revenue officer, and Angelica McDaniel, an executive vice president of daytime programming.
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They argue that the U.S. government failed to get approval for the settlement from the Defense Department or Congress, and thus broke a federal rule.
Dinah and her producing partner (and sister) Julie met with Moonves in the early '80s when he was the vice-president of development at Saul Ilson Productions.
The board is split between those loyal to Moonves, who has run the company for more than a decade, and Shari Redstone, whose family owns a controlling stake in CBS. Jones told The New Yorker that as she sat on the couch and began her pitch, Moonves "threw himself" on top of her and then tried to kiss her. You know what? Don't tell me, I like a surprise.
"I don't know what's going to happen, but I do believe in accountability". "Those were mistakes, and I regret them immensely", he said.
In a statement issued Friday, the embattled media executive admitted there were times during his long career where he made women feel "uncomfortable". And it may have a wider-reaching effect as CBS faces a potential merger Moonves is fighting tooth and nail.
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And despite the World Cup and injuries dampening United's preparations, the Portuguese says his side will be largely unchanged. In 2014, Manchester United and Real Madrid attracted over 109,000 fans to their preseason match at "The Big House".