NYC judge OKs $60M lawsuit against book author who claimed Anna Nicole Smith’s lawyer was pimp

NY lawsuit v. Anna Nicole Smith book’s author OK’d

NEW YORK — A jury can decide whether the author of a best-selling book about the death of Playboy playmate Anna Nicole Smith defamed her lawyer by making allegations that may be too outlandish to be true, including that he pimped her to up to 50 men a year, a judge concluded Wednesday.

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Daughter of former Egyptian president Sadat slams US movie for naming dog after her father

Sadat’s daughter takes on Hollywood movie

CAIRO —The daughter of Egypt’s former president Anwar Sadat has filed a complaint against the makers of “I Love You Man,” a 2009 Dreamworks film, for naming a dog after her father, her lawyer said Saturday.

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Former trainer sues Clemens for defamation in NY court in dispute over steroid allegations

Ex-trainer claims Roger Clemens defamed him

NEW YORK — Roger Clemens’ former personal trainer sued him Friday over allegations of steroid use, claiming the Major League Baseball star ruined his reputation by branding him a liar.

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Judge says Tesla founder’s libel lawsuit against electric car maker can proceed

Judge allows Tesla founder’s lawsuit to proceed

SAN FRANCISCO — A judge is refusing to toss out a lawsuit by a founder of Tesla Motors that accuses the electric car maker and its chief executive of libel, slander and several other allegations.

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$370M award against Guess clothing company co-founder Marciano in LA defamation lawsuit

$370M verdict against Guess co-founder Marciano

LOS ANGELES — A jury returned a $370 million verdict against Guess Inc. co-founder Georges Marciano Friday in a civil defamation lawsuit that was filed by five former employees.

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5 Guess employees awarded $370M in lawsuit against clothing company co-founder Marciano

Jury: Guess co-founder Marciano must pay $370M

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles jury has returned a $370 million verdict against Guess clothing co-founder Georges Marciano in a civil defamation lawsuit filed by five employees.

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Defamed by a Tweet? Chicago apartment group suit says former tenant slammed company on Twitter

Chicago apartment group claims defamation by Tweet

CHICAGO — A Chicago apartment management company is suing a former tenant over a Tweet.

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Steelers QB Roethlisberger 1 of 9 defendants named in lawsuit filed by Nevada woman

Roethlisberger listed as defendant in Nev. lawsuit

RENO, Nev. — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by a woman in Nevada.

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Jackson ex Debbie Rowe sues Florida woman over comments made to TV show ‘Extra’

Debbie Rowe sues woman over TV interview

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s ex-wife Deborah Rowe has sued a woman who claimed in a television interview that Rowe didn’t want custody of the pop star’s children but was interested in getting money from the Jackson family.

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Dominique Lapierre questions ban on Bhopal gas tragedy book

NEW DELHI - French author Dominique Lapierre has questioned the ban on a book he co-wrote on the Bhopal gas tragedy, saying it had been substantiated by another book that had been written by a senior government official who was the collector of Bhopal when the tragedy occurred.

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