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09 January 2019 12:25 PM New Jersey sex assault victim wants college held liable

A lawyer for a female New Jersey college student who was sexually assaulted at a fraternity party and then driven across campus and assaulted again is asking a US appeals court to hold the college liable. Lawyer Patrick Whalen argued on Tuesday that Ramapo College of New Jersey created a dangerous environment by failing to monitor fraternities and underage 98

24 October 2018 7:10 AM Tracy Chapman sues Nicki Minaj for copyright infringement

Los Angeles — Rapper Nicki Minaj is being sued for sampling a Tracy Chapman song without permission. Chapman filed a copyright infringement lawsuit Monday in a Los Angeles federal court. The Grammy-winning singer says Minaj's unreleased track Sorry incorporates the lyrics and vocal melody from her 1988 single Baby Can I Hold You. The lawsuit states the Fast Car singer 76

01 October 2018 8:16 AM String of disasters exacts heavy damage, human toll in Asia

A recent string of natural disasters, the latest a deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, have exacted a severe toll both in economic damage and human lives throughout Asia. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, or UNISDR, says up to 1.6 million people could be affected by the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and the tsunami it created on Friday in a central 84

02 September 2018 1:31 PM 200 new Esidimeni compensation claims lodged, says DA

A total of 200 new Esidimeni compensation claims have been lodged by families of affected patients, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. "Payouts to 200 claimants would cost about R236m," said DA MPL Jack Bloom. "So far, R159m has been paid to claimants, which means that the total amount that will be paid that includes other expenses will be over R400m." Bloom 42

28 August 2018 6:00 AM Bonang claims R10m in damages from Sunday World over 'tax fraud' cover story

Cape Town- Local TV star Bonang Matheba will be taking legal action against the Sunday World newspaper following their controversial cover story titled "Bonang tax fraud drama". In its 26 August edition the publication claimed that Bonang was summonsed to appear in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court last week on charges of tax fraud 93

12 August 2018 2:52 PM Havoc as buildings, home in Hout bay set alight following death of at least one fisherman

Residents of Hout Bay who are upset about circumstances surrounding the apparent death of at least one suspected poacher have set alight several buildings in and around the harbour on Sunday afternoon. A source who lives in the Hangberg community, and who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they were upset as officials had allegedly shot at a boat of poachers 141

20 July 2018 12:20 PM ICC denies damages to kids born after DRC village attack

War crimes judges ruled on Thursday that five children born after their parents were victims of a brutal 2003 attack on a Congolese village were not eligible to receive compensation. The International Criminal Court (ICC) judges "dismissed the requests for reparations made by these applicants" in the case of the convicted warlord Germain Katanga, the tribunal 40

01 June 2018 5:53 PM Judgment reserved in the Michael Komape leave to appeal application

The Limpopo High Court has reserved judgment in the leave to appeal application in the Michael Komape case. Legal advocacy group Section 27 represented the family on Friday in the High Court sitting in Polokwane, in appealing the dismissal of the family's R3m damages claim. In April, Judge Gerrit Muller rejected the claim for constitutional and general 33

30 May 2018 11:07 AM Southern Sun gets interdict against Namibian 'copycat' hotel

The Namibian High Court recently issued a decision dealing with passing-off and copyright infringement in an application brought by Southern Sun Africa and Southern Sun Hotel Interests against Sun Square Hotel. Southern Sun Africa, based in Mauritius, is the proprietor of trade mark registrations for the Sun Square logo trade mark in South Africa. Southern 45

25 May 2018 7:31 PM Muslim inmates fed pork during Ramadan

A federal judge granted a restraining order on Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their fasts during Ramadan, rights campaigners said. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming Anchorage Correctional Complex had violated constitutional prohibitions against 48