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American Idol Contestants File Lawsuit
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“American Idol” has more to worry about this season than who the new judge will be. The show is being sued by ten former contestants who say they were eliminated because of their race. TMZ broke the story in January, …

U of Texas Coach Says Players Should Be Paid
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Whether or not college players should be paid has become quite the hot button issue lately, one which gained its most substantial supporter recently as University of Texas head football coach Mack Brown came out in favor of it. Brown, …

Google To Pay $8.5 Million To Settle Referrer Suit Google To Pay $8.5 Million To Settle Referrer Suit

Google is paying $8.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that the company was sharing search queries with third parties without the searchers knowing about it or giving them permission to do so. The case stems from a …

Detroit Pension Fund Files Suit to Stop Bankruptcy

Detroit has been beaten every which way over the past few years. The economic downturn of 2008 and beyond has left huge parts of the city a shell of its former self. In an effort to get the city out …

Paula Deen Comic to be Released in October
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Paula Deen is soon to be the star of her own comic book. Yeah, she’s a super-hero now. Though she was dropped faster than a speeding bullet by many of her sponsors after she admitted to using the “N word” …

Lawsuit Against NSA Can Move Forward As Judge Smacks Down State Secret Defense Lawsuit Against NSA Can Move Forward As Judge Smacks Down State Secret Defense
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Many of the questionable actions taken by our government in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been defended on the grounds of state secrecy or executive privilege. It’s been pretty effective thus far in stopping challenges mounted against …

Beauty Queen Ordered To Pay Trump $5 Million

Back in 2012, beauty contestant Sheena Monnin, then Miss Pennsylvania, was competing in the Miss USA pageant, a Donald Trump event. Monnin made statements causing the Miss USA competition of being rigged. Trump vowed to sue. That was what we …

U.S. Mom Gets Paid Over Poppy Seed Drug Test

The idea that a person could cause a false positive on a drug test by eating a poppy seed bagel used to be the stuff of lore. Hardly anyone really believed it, but it got whispered around among people who …

Nelson Mandela: Family Goes to Court Over Burials

Despite reports last week that his health was improving, it appears increasing likely that former South African president Nelson Mandela is nearing death. The civil rights leader has been battling a severe lung infection since March. The 94-year-old Mandela is …

Casey Anthony: Defamation Suit Goes To Federal Court
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Casey Anthony is still locked in a battle with two people who are suing her over defamation of character, and now the suit is going to federal court. Anthony, who claims she is $800,000 in debt, was found to be …

Michael Jackson: Son Will Testify During Lawsuit

Michael Jackson has been gone for four years, and the legal battles involving his estate and his family are just beginning. Jackson’s children–along with his mother Katherine–are suing concert promoter AEG Live for negligently hiring Dr. Conrad Murray to oversee …

Charla Nash’s Lawsuit Gets Thrown Out

Charla Nash, known for surviving a vicious attack from a chimpanzee, one so severe, it required Nash to undergo complete facial reconstructive surgery. Nash’s story has returned to the newscycle a couple times. First, after her appearance on Oprah, which …

Adam Carolla Lawsuit: Radio Personality Sued By Friend Again
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Adam Carolla is now embroiled in another lawsuit being brought against him by the friend who previously brought a lawsuit against the Internet and radio personality. Reuters is reporting that Donny Misraje is suing Carolla for a few pictures included …

Fan: Brain Damage After Miguel’s Kick To The Head?
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The fan who got kicked in the head during the Billboard Music Awards by an overzealous Miguel says she’s having cognitive issues that may stem from the incident, according to her lawyer. During the May 19th performance, Miguel attempted to …

$800K Infestation: Tenant Wins Bedbug Lawsuit $800K Infestation: Tenant Wins Bedbug Lawsuit

$800K for some bedbugs? One Maryland woman is celebrating a victory in court after filing suit against her apartment building’s owner due to losing “practically everything” in a bedbug infestation. 69-year old Faika Shaaban said she suffered hundreds of bites …

Justice Department Takes Apple To Court Today Over E-Book Price Fixing Allegations Justice Department Takes Apple To Court Today Over E-Book Price Fixing Allegations

Over a year ago, Apple and a bunch of publishers were sued by the Department of Justice on allegations of e-book price fixing. Every publisher since then has settled, but Apple has decided to fight it out in court. But …

Spanish Teacher Fired for Using the Word ‘Negro’
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Talk about getting lost in translation. A Bronx teacher claims that she was fired for using the word “negro” in reference to a student. I must admit, it sounds reasonable at first – except for the fact that the teacher …

Cartoon Network’s Annoying Orange Creators Sued
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Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove, the creators of the Cartoon Network show, Annoying Orange, have been named in a lawsuit claiming the duo copied their citrus from a previous ad campaign for the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Reports indicate …

Singer Sues McDonald’s For Destroying Her Voice
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A Brooklyn woman says she bit into her McDonald’s chicken sandwich one day in 2010 only to taste a piece of glass–which she says was bigger than a penny–and that it has ruined her singing voice. Jaqueline Simpson says she …

Skechers To Pay $40M Over Shape-Ups Ads
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One year ago, The U.S. FTC fined shoe manufacturer Skechers $40 Million over its ads for “Shape-Ups” shoes. The shoes were marketed as being able to help users lost weight and tone the muscles in their lower bodies. Skechers was …

Dr. Phil Sues Over Manti Te’o Interview

Dr. Phil is majorly mad that Deadspin posted a video clip of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo speaking in the voice he used to convince football star Manti Te’o he was a woman. So mad, in fact, that he wants to sue. Phil …