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From TheJournal.ie Moderators taking action against Facebook over violent imagery and graphic content Facebook

Moderators taking action against Facebook over violent imagery and graphic content

Facebook said the company is “committed to providing support for those that review content for Facebook”.

From TheJournal.ie Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein for 'diabolical' effort to silence her Lawsuit

Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein for 'diabolical' effort to silence her

McGowan was one of the first women to make public allegations about Weinstein’s abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election Swing-gate

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election

A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.

From TheJournal.ie Boeing reaches first settlements with Lion Air crash victims 737 Max

Boeing reaches first settlements with Lion Air crash victims

The settlements pay out at least $1.2 million per victim, a person familiar with the matter said.

From TheJournal.ie US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver Lawsuit

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver

After almost six hours of labour, Diana Sanchez gave birth to a boy.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France Leaving Neverland

Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France

The legal action in the French city of Orleans targets Wade Robson (36) and James Safechuck (41).

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident Nantucket

Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident

The lawsuit filed yesterday seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries”.

From TheJournal.ie French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash 737 Max

French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash

The 10 March crash of the plane killed all 157 people on board.

From TheJournal.ie Rihanna suing father over use of Fenty brand name for business Fenty Entertainment

Rihanna suing father over use of Fenty brand name for business

The lawsuit asks the court to order Ronald Fenty to stop using the brand name.

From TheJournal.ie Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees Defamation

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees

Daniels in her dismissed suit had accused Trump of defamation for characterising as a “total con job” her claims of a presidential affair.

From TheJournal.ie Woman suing Hilton hotels for $100 million says she was filmed naked in shower by hidden camera Chicago

Woman suing Hilton hotels for $100 million says she was filmed naked in shower by hidden camera

The woman said the footage was then uploaded on porn websites.

From TheJournal.ie New trial ordered in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright lawsuit Led Zeppelin This post contains videos

New trial ordered in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright lawsuit

The court in San Francisco overturned a 2016 judgment by a jury which found no proof the classic 1971 Zeppelin song breached the copyright of Taurus.

From TheJournal.ie Prince's family to sue doctor over 'failing to treat opioid addiction' Fentanyl

Prince's family to sue doctor over 'failing to treat opioid addiction'

Prince Rogers Nelson died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl on 15 April 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Google now being sued for tracking phone locations Location Location Location

Google now being sued for tracking phone locations

A lawsuit filed in San Francisco is accusing Google of invading people’s privacy.

From TheJournal.ie Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein saying he wrecked her career Weinstein Scandal

Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein saying he wrecked her career

Judd claims Weinstein was acting in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances.

From TheJournal.ie Stranger Things creators respond to filmmaker's plagiarism claims Duffer Brothers

Stranger Things creators respond to filmmaker's plagiarism claims

Director Charlie Kessler is seeking monetary damages and a jury trial.

From TheJournal.ie Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it Right To Bear Arms

Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it

The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.

From TheJournal.ie Family of actor Bill Paxton suing hospital and doctor over his death Wrongful Death

Family of actor Bill Paxton suing hospital and doctor over his death

The lawsuit comes just before the first anniversary of the death of Paxton.

From TheJournal.ie Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White Lawsuit

Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White

The 56-year-old comedic actor had been sued by his former girlfriend’s mother and estranged husband.

From TheJournal.ie Grumpy Cat wins €570,000 payout in copyright lawsuit Internet Sensation

Grumpy Cat wins €570,000 payout in copyright lawsuit

Grumpy Cat inadvertently went global in 2012 after a picture of the cat sporting its angry-looking face was posted online.

From TheJournal.ie Dermot Desmond takes court action over alleged leak to newspaper relating to sale of D4 home Commercial Court

Dermot Desmond takes court action over alleged leak to newspaper relating to sale of D4 home

‘Walford’ on Dublin’s Shrewsbury Road, bought it in 2005 for €58 million, was once home to Sean Dunne and wife Gayle.

From TheJournal.ie Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories Child Labour

Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories

“We are asking the justice system to sanction the unacceptable gap between Samsung’s ethical commitments and the reality in its factories.”

From TheJournal.ie Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men James Damore

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

The complaint said some employees “were ostracised, belittled, and punished” for their views.

From TheJournal.ie Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher Copyright Breach

Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher

Wixen Music Publishing, Inc claims Spotify failed to seek licenses for significant parts of its 30 million-song catalog.

From TheJournal.ie Republican Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result, alleging voter fraud Alabama Senate

Republican Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result, alleging voter fraud

Democrat Doug Jones was announced the winner of the 12 December special election.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Weinstein sued for alleged 'sex trafficking' in Cannes Allegations

Harvey Weinstein sued for alleged 'sex trafficking' in Cannes

Aspiring British actress Kadian Noble has accused Weinstein of inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her.

From TheJournal.ie 'Defamation it is not': Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times Sarah Palin

'Defamation it is not': Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times

The judge said Palin failed to show the paper knew it was publishing false information.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit California

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit

The woman claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor Swift wins sexual assault case against DJ Groping

Taylor Swift wins sexual assault case against DJ

“I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organisations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves.”

From TheJournal.ie Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher Name And Age

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher

Bauer Media claimed the actor lied about her name, age and background to advance her career.

From TheJournal.ie US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account Free Speech

US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account

The American Civil Liberties Union said this was a “big victory for free speech and right to dissent”.

From The42 Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November Problems

Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November

US District Judge Christopher Cooper is set to hear the case in Washington.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case Payout

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land Native Community

Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land

The Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan said they were ending the cases “to find a better path forward”.

From TheJournal.ie Former Apprentice contestant sues Trump for defamation Summer Zervos

Former Apprentice contestant sues Trump for defamation

Summer Zervos’s lawsuit claims that Trump lied when responding to allegations that he tried to kiss and grope her without her consent.

From TheJournal.ie Irish med-tech giant Medtronic is being sued over a controversial bone graft device Health

Irish med-tech giant Medtronic is being sued over a controversial bone graft device

It is claimed that the firm covered up negative effects of a product used in back surgeries.

From TheJournal.ie British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court Crowdfunding

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court

He’s trying to raise €83,000 online to do it.

From TheJournal.ie Wedding guests sue groom after being 'hit by drone' at reception New Hampshire

Wedding guests sue groom after being 'hit by drone' at reception

The women say they have suffered permanent physical and emotional injury as a result of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’ Bizarre Lawsuit

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’

The suit alleges that not allowing the embryos to be born is “depriving them of their inheritance”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump could be on the witness stand over university lawsuit just weeks before becoming President Trump University

Trump could be on the witness stand over university lawsuit just weeks before becoming President

A hearing on the lawsuit is being heard today.

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