Thursday, 16 July 2020

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Anti-headscarf law activist sues Iran in US over harassment

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – An Iranian-American activist famous for her campaign against the Islamic Republic’s mandatory headscarf, or hijab, for women has sued Iran in U.S. federal court. Masih Alinejad’s lawsuit filed seeks monetary damages, alleging that a government-led harassment campaign has targeted her and her family. It also ...

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Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein

HOLLYWOOD actress Rose McGowan filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Harvey Weinstein and two of his former attorneys engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape. The suit filed in Los Angeles names as defendants Weinstein, attorneys David Boies and Lisa Bloom ...

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US states sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile deal

NEW YORK and California led a group of state governments in filing a lawsuit to block the proposed $26 billion merger between Sprint and T-Mobile, asserting the deal would harm consumers. Nine states and the District of Columbia, argued that allowing the companies to combine would cause “irreparable harm” leading ...

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Johnny Depp files $50 million defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard

HOLLYWOOD: Johnny Depp claims ex-wife Amber Heard had a secret fling with Tesla founder Elon Musk that started just one month after their marriage. He also made some more serious allegations against ‘Aquaman’ actress after filing a $50 million defamation lawsuit against her. Deep’s lawyers filed a $50 million defamation ...

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Johnny Depp settles lawsuit

HOLLYWOOD: Johnny Depp has settled a lawsuit with two former bodyguards who accused him of exposing them to ”illegal substances”. Eugene Arreola and Miguel Sanchez, had taken legal action against the ‘Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald’ star after claiming he had acted erratically and created a ”toxic” working environment thanks ...

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Ivanka Trump used personal email for govt business

WASHINGTON: The US president’s daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for government business in violation of federal records rules, The Washington Post reported. The Post, citing anonymous sources, said the discovery was made by White House officials reviewing emails in response to a public records ...

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CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defense

NEW YORK: A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN’s lawsuit against Donald Trump’s administration alleging the White House violated correspondent Jim Acosta’s constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president. The White House dismissed CNN’s complaint as “grandstanding” and vowed ...

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Uber and Waymo reach settlement

Uber has settled a lawsuit alleging that it ripped off self-driving car technology from Google’s autonomous vehicle division. Under the surprise deal, the ride-hailing service will pay Waymo, which is part of Alphabet, Inc., a stock settlement valued by Waymo at $245 million. Both confirmed the settlement early Friday, four ...

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