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‘Crayon-induced’ Damage at Heart of Scottie Pippen Lawsuit

Former Chicago Bulls basketball player Scottie Pippen alleges a 5-year-old girl ruined his Florida mansion with markers and crayons, and has named her in a lawsuit. So reports the Daily Beast.


Chinese Lawyer Being Detained Unlawfully: U.N. Working Group

Yu Wensheng, a Chinese lawyer who has been held for more than 16 months and has not had a trial, is being held illegally, according to a United Nations watchdog. So reports Reuters.


'Demon' Dog Attack Leads to Lawsuit

John Kowalik, of Pennsylvania, said he was attacked by a dog named Demon and filed a lawsuit in response to the incident. So reports Action News 4.


$5M Male Parental-leave Settlement Largest of its Kind

JPMorgan Chase will pay $5 million after a class-action settlement was reached with male workers who claimed the company’s parental-leave policies were unfair. So reports MarketWatch.


Man Charged with Battery After Throwing Corn Cob At Mom

Cody Cummins of Pasco County was charged with battery after police said he threw a corn cob at his mother. So reports WFLA8.


Ex-Buffalo Wild Wings Employee Calls Foul for Treatment of Black Workers

Garren Lovelace, who worked in a Buffalo Wild Wings kitchen in Kansas, said he was discriminated against for reporting alleged racial discrimination and safety violations in a lawsuit against the chain restaurant. So reports NBC News.


Johnny Depp: Amber Heard Threw Bottles, Assaulted Me

Johnny Depp has accused Amber Heard, his ex-wife, of abuse and is suing her for $50 million for defamation. So reports Entertainment Weekly.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Comic Creators Hit with Lawsuit from DC

DC Comics has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the creators of a new comic book about U.S. Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. So reports the New York Daily News.


Avenatti Charged with Forging Stormy Daniels' Signature

Federal prosecutors have charged Michael Avenatti with more crimes, including forging the signature of his former client, pornstar Stormy Daniels. So reports ABC News.


Police Negotiating with Fugitive on Facebook Ethically Questionable: Expert

Jose Simms, an apparent fugitive, said he will surrender to police if he gets enough "likes" on Facebook. So reports the Associated Press.


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