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Live Nation Settles Suit With Ticketing Start-Up, Buying Its Assets

Photo Songkick specialized in so-called artist presales — a way of selling batches of advance tickets, often around 8 percent of the inventory for a show, to fans. Credit Chad Batka for The New York Times Two years ago, Songkick, ...

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Spotify files to become public company as it faces a $1.6B suit

Music streaming company Spotify has confidentially filed to go public — moving forward with an unusual plan to list its shares directly on the New York Stock Exchange — even as it faces a new $ 1.6 billion lawsuit alleging ...

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Judge dishes Famous Joe’s Pizza partial win in copycat suit

A Park Slope pizza parlor must make it perfectly clear it’s got nothing to do with a vaunted, similar-sounding slice joint in Greenwich Village, a judge ruled. Famous Joe’s Pizza, a melted mozzarella mecca on Carmine Street, sued Famous Joe’s ...

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Judge tosses Michael Jackson child-molestation suit

In a surprise move Tuesday, a Los Angeles judge dismissed a long-running lawsuit claiming Michael Jackson molested choreographer Wade Robson over a period of several years when Robson was a child. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff said ...

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Spirit Airlines suit over viral boozy brawl goes down in flames

A negligence lawsuit claiming Spirit Airlines fed alcohol to rowdy female passengers and then failed to defuse a subsequent cabin brawl has crashed and burned. After a 12-day trial that ended Thursday in Los Angeles, a jury decided the carrier ...

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Lawyer: Haggis’ suit against rape accuser is ‘act of aggression'

The lawyer for a publicist who says Oscar-winning writer and director Paul Haggis raped her in his SoHo apartment said Saturday that the Hollywood heavyweight’s preemptive lawsuit against her was a “further act of aggression.” Haggis sued his accuser, Haleigh ...

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Filmmaker Paul Haggis files suit over fake sex assault claims

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis is battling with a woman who claims he raped her in 2013 — filing a lawsuit against her and saying she threatened to go public with the allegations if he didn’t pay her $ 9 million ...

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Professor fired after calling Newtown massacre a hoax loses suit

Jurors in West Palm Beach on Monday ruled against a professor who claimed he was fired from Florida Atlantic University last year in retaliation for blog posts that claimed the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax. James Tracy, who was ...

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Trump's CFRB mess plunging country into ‘regulatory chaos': suit

President Trump’s handling of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has thrown financial institutions across the country “into a state of regulatory chaos,” a new lawsuit alleges. Trump, according to a Manhattan Federal Court lawsuit filed Tuesday, “has attempted an illegal ...

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Golden Krust CEO plagued by tax debt, worker's suit before death

The owner of the Golden Krust restaurant chain who committed suicide in his Bronx factory was deep in tax debt and was being sued by a former staffer for thousands in lost wages, court records show. Lowell Hawthorne was “worried” ...

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