Judge Tosses Researcher’s Libel Claims Against NY Times

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed all but one defamation claims brought by an Ohio State University cancer researcher related to a New York Times article that provoked online readers to roast him in the comments section by calling him a “con man,” “crook” and a “cockroach.”

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Actress Tells Australian Court She Heard Rush’s Career Over

Award-winning actress Judy Davis told a court on Monday that she had heard comments in the film industry that Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush’s career was finished after he was accused of inappropriate behavior toward a female co-star in a Sydney stage play.

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Geoffrey Rush Says He Was ‘Distraught’ Over Paper’s Articles

Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was filled with lead on seeing a newspaper’s publication of allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star.

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Political Defamation

Pamela Young, who runs Models Plus International in Phoenix, claims in court that Arizona Republican congressional candidate Wendy Rogers defamed her and her agency by claiming that Rogers’ Democratic opponent — a Models Plus employee — worked for a company that “specializes in underage girls and advertises on websites linked to sex trafficking.”

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