Former Lizzo Dancers Argue That Anti-SLAPP Filing Can’t Keep Musician ‘Insulated from Civil Liability’

November 10, 2023 @ 12:28 PM In the face of legal accusations of assault, harassment and discrimination, Lizzo’s anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) filing to dismiss has been met with an opposition memo that counters what it describes as an attempt to protect the singer from consequences under the label of free speech. The … Read more

Latvia’s parliament votes to allow same-sex civil unions

Latvia’s parliament votes to allow same-sex civil unions

Latvian lawmakers voted on Thursday to allow same-sex civil unions, providing same-sex couples with legal recognition for the first time. However, same-sex couples will still have fewer rights than married couples. The legislation allows same-sex couples to register their partnership, giving them hospital visitation rights as well as tax and social security benefits, but not … Read more

DOJ opens civil rights investigation into Lexington, Mississippi police

(NewsNation) — The Department of Justice opened a civil rights investigation into the city of Lexington, Mississippi, and its police department over whether it systematically violated the Constitution and federal law. DOJ officials’ investigation will focus on the Lexington Police Department’s use of force and its stops, searches and arrests to determine whether these activities … Read more

“Who’s She?”: Judge Jokes As Ivanka Trump Takes Stand In Civil Fraud Trial

Ivanka Trump has kept a low profile since her father left the White House in 2021. (File) New York: Ivanka Trump, the former US president’s daughter, took the stand on Wednesday in the civil fraud trial threatening to cripple the family business empire. The 42-year-old, who left the Trump Organization in 2017 to become a … Read more

‘It’s a civil rights story’: how the New York City Marathon became a bastion of diversity

Today, the New York City Marathon is one of the most inclusive races in the world, often called the world’s most diverse marathon. For instance, in 2021 the race made headlines for including nonbinary runners, among the first to do so, and in 2022 the race worked to be more supportive of breastfeeding mothers, opening … Read more

Judge scolds Donald Trump in civil fraud trial: ‘This isn’t political rally’

The judge presiding over the civil fraud trial of Donald Trump admonished him to keep his answers concise, reminding him and the courtroom that “this is not a political rally” as the former president and leading Republican president candidate began testifying in a lawsuit accusing him of dramatically inflating his net worth. Former US president … Read more

Trump testifying in civil trial targeting his New York empire

Donald Trump was in a New York court on Monday (Nov 6) to testify in a civil fraud case threatening to cripple his real estate empire, the first former president to take the stand as a defendant in more than a century. The 77-year-old Republican arrived shortly before 3pm GMT (11pm, Singapore time) to testify … Read more

IDF troops push to Gaza’s coastline, Trump to testify in civil fraud trial: Morning Rundown

IDF troops push to Gaza’s coastline, Trump to testify in civil fraud trial: Morning Rundown

Israel says Gaza has been cut in half by its troops. Donald Trump prepares to testify in his civil fraud trial. And eight ways to slow your biological aging.  Here’s what to know today. Israeli troops reach Gaza’s coastline Israel said its troops had reached Gaza’s coastline and split the enclave in two between “north … Read more

Trump testifies in civil fraud case after Eric and Don Jr. took the stand last week

Trump testifies in civil fraud case after Eric and Don Jr. took the stand last week

Former President Donald Trump is set to take the witness stand in a New York courtroom Monday, testifying in a high-stakes civil case that could lead to the dismantling of his sprawling business empire. “I know he’s very fired up to be here and he thinks this is one of the most incredible injustices he’s … Read more

Donald Trump expected to appear in $250m civil fraud trial in New York

Donald Trump is set to appear at the Manhattan federal courthouse today where he will testify as a defendant in his $250m civil fraud lawsuit. The lawsuit was brought forth by the New York attorney general, Letitia James, who is accusing Trump and several top executives – including his eldest sons – from the Trump … Read more