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Federal judge dismisses libel lawsuits filed by Kentucky student

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A federal judge on Tuesday threw out multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against five media companies brought by a Kentucky student involved in a 2019 widely viewed encounter with a Native American man at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
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Covington student Nick Sandmann loses defamation case against media outlets

Viral video showed Nathan Phillips sang a traditional song and beat a drum as Nick Sandmann stood and smiled at him

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Judge dismisses Nick Sandmann's libel suit against Gannett over viral Capitol incident

Former Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann had sued Gannett as well as the New York Times and other media organizations.

6 months ago·United States
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Judge tosses Kentucky student's lawsuits over DC encounter

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday threw out multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against five media companies brought by a Kentucky student involved in a 2019 widely viewed encounter with a Native American man at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

6 months ago·United States
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Federal judge tosses defamation lawsuits filed by Nick Sandmann against five media outlets

A federal judge has thrown out defamation lawsuits against five media companies filed by Nicholas Sandmann, the Kentucky student who was vilified over a viral video clip showing him standing face-to-face with a Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial three years ago.

6 months ago·Washington, United States
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Judge tosses Kentucky student's lawsuits over DC encounter

By DYLAN LOVAN Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday threw out multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against five media companies brought by a Kentucky student involved in a 2019 widely viewed encounter with a Native American man at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.Nicholas Sandmann, then a 16-year-old student at Covington Catholic High School, sued several media companies, alleging they defamed him in their repor…

6 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Judge tosses Kentucky student's lawsuits over DC encounter

By DYLAN LOVAN Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against five media companies brought by a Kentucky student. Nicholas Sandmann was a 16-year-old high school student when was involved in a 2019 viral encounter at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The lawsuits sought tens of millions of dollars in damages. Sandmann argued that the Native American man, Nathan Phillips, ha…

6 months ago·Panama City, United States
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