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Did Fox News win a court case for the right to lie?

No, pretty much every part of that statement is false: TL;DR "Fox News" wasn't involved in this case in the first place. The 2003 court case being cited (an appeal) was not about the "right to lie"....
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Did an Algerian man sue his new bride for not looking pretty without make-up?

In 30 May 2015, a website (publishing in French) called El Manchar, published an article called: Title: Un nouveau marié dépose une plainte contre sa femme pour faux et usage de faux Translation: A ...
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Did a man in France sue his employer because he was bored at work?

This article, from the French newspaper Le Monde, explains that Mr Desnard was fired because of his prolonged sick leave due to his car accident. He is suing because he contests his dissmissal. His ...
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Did "the" (or a) European Court declare that Covid-19 PCR tests are "not fit for purpose"?

Yes. A Portuguese court found the isolated use of nothing but a PCR-test is 'not fit for purpose'. The purpose here being the ordered quarantine of those merely 'tested positive'. The court concluded ...
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Is a Belgian court letting Puigdemont sue for just 1€?

Yes, but that's not the main goal In this article in De Standaard, the main reason given by the lawyers is that they want the judge to admit that the conviction of Puigdemont and co was for a ...
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Did the judge in the Rittenhouse case have a Trump rally ringtone on his phone?

The other answers address 1 and 2 so I am just addressing 3. "God Bless the USA" came out in 1984 and that year peaked at #7 on the Billboard top 100 chart. It has been relatively well ...
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Did the judge in the Rittenhouse case have a Trump rally ringtone on his phone?

So to answer #1: The moment is captured in the video "Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Day 8" in this live commentary replay. One can easily compare it to the original song on YouTube and conclude ...
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Did the judge in the Rittenhouse case have a Trump rally ringtone on his phone?

The Washington Examiner, which (unlike MSN) is a right-wing/conservative publication, also reported this as a matter of fact on Nov 10 (with less commentary). Everyone watching Kyle Rittenhouse's ...
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Did Fox News win a court case for the right to lie?

Regarding Akre and Wilson v. WTVT 2003. 1) (a) The two reporters DID NOT claim that the news outlet WTVT, the Tampa affiliate of the FOX News Network, "lied." They claimed a violation of FCC "news ...
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