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President Donald Trump’s embattled longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen said in California federal court filings Wednesday that he plans to plead the Fifth Amendment in adult film star Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against his client, citing an ongoing criminal investigation related to the FBI’s raids on his home and office earlier this month.
Billionaire Peter Thiel has agreed to drop his pursuit of purchasing what remains of defunct news gossip site Gawker after reaching an agreement with Gawker’s Chapter 11 plan administrator that frees Thiel from potential claims for bankrolling litigation that gutted the company.
The maker of the popular “Fortnite” video game urged a North Carolina federal court on Monday to keep alive its copyright infringement suit against a teenage gamer it says is popularizing cheat codes, arguing its user agreement barring cheating is valid even though the player is underage.
Fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal continued Wednesday when a Facebook investor hit the social media giant’s leadership with a stockholder derivative suit in Delaware’s Chancery Court, seeking “extraordinary equitable relief” on claims that founder Mark Zuckerberg and the company’s top brass breached their fiduciary duty by hiding the scandal.
Online messaging service WhatsApp said it is raising its minimum age requirement from 13 to 16 years old in the European Union, the latest policy change by a tech giant attempting to comply with the 28-nation bloc's new data protection rule.