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Is a Belgian court letting Puigdemont sue for just 1€?

Carles Puigdemont is the Catalan president that fled Spain after the Spanish Supreme Court ordered his arrest for declaring independence of Catalonia from Spain. El Pais explains that Supreme Court ...
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Did a man in France sue his employer because he was bored at work?

According to this article, a man from France sued his employer for $400,000 because he was bored at work. The article also states: He was later fired after a car crash caused him to go on ...
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Did a court rule that advertising claims by S&P that it has credibility and reliability aren't supposed to be taken seriously?

Matt Taibbi writes in 'You F--ked Up, You Trusted Us': Talking Ratings Agencies With Chris Hayes: In that case, the Second Circuit ruled that the plaintiffs suing S&P could not make a fraud ...
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Did an Algerian man sue his new bride for not looking pretty without make-up?

There is a news-story that has been going around: The Mary Sue Sunrise WGN TV This Emirates 24/7 article is quoted as a source: An Algerian groom took his bride to court just a day after their ...
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Did Fox News win a court case for the right to lie?

Project Censored have an 2010 article titled The Media Can Legally Lie: In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule against ...
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Did a man get sentenced to 18 months in prison for accidentally texting a sexually explicit message to his complete address book?

The following article claims that a man in England was sentenced to 18 months in jail for mistakenly blasting on his complete address book using Blackberry Messenger Service a sexually explicit text ...