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Court Boots Devin Nunes’s $435M Suit Against CNN

Deadline reports: A federal judge has dismissed a $435 million libel suit that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) filed against CNN, rejecting his claim that he was defamed over a report on his contacts with a Ukrainian prosecutor. U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain wrote in her opinion that Nunes failed to demand a retraction from CNN, a key element in …

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BOOTED: Nunes Aide’s Defamation Suit Against CNN

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge the District of Maryland on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit that Rep. Devin Nunes‘s senior aide Derek Harvey filed against CNN, former Rudy Giuliani business associate Lev Parnas, and Parnas’s lawyer Joseph Bondy. Judge Richard Bennett, a George W. Bush appointee, ruled that the defamation action failed to state a claim against CNN. …

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Biden To Hold First Post-Election Town Hall In Wisconsin

The New York Times reports: President Biden will travel to Milwaukee on Tuesday to participate in a CNN town hall event, his first substantive trip outside of Washington since assuming office at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has substantially limited presidential travel. CNN said in a statement that Anderson Cooper will moderate the town hall event, which will be …

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CNN To Shutter Its Airport Network On March 31st

Deadline reports: CNN will cease its Airport Network, which provided news feeds to airport monitors across the country. CNN President Jeff Zucker wrote in a memo that the network would cease as of March 31. “The steep decline in airport traffic because of COVID-19, coupled with all the new ways that people are consuming content on their personal devices, has …

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Trump Judge Tosses Trump’s Libel Suit Against CNN

Law & Crime reports: A Donald Trump-appointed federal judge on Thursday dismissed a libel lawsuit filed by the president’s re-election campaign, which alleged that CNN intentionally published false statements about the administration’s solicitation of election assistance from foreign governments. The decision marks yet another legal defeat for the president in the week since he lost the election to Democratic challenger …

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“Fake News” CNN Wins Election Week Ratings Battle

Axios reports: CNN edged Fox News among total viewers for election week, averaging 5.9 million to Fox’s 5.7 million and MSNBC’s 4.6 million, AP reports. The state of play: The election, which saw record voter turnout, had networks competing for viewers as states were called. Fox viewers tuned out Joe Biden’s victory speech on Saturday night: CNN drew 13.5 million …

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CNN Brutally Shades Nutbag Trump Cultist Kirstie Alley

Mediaite reports: CNN responded Friday after Kirstie Alley accused the network of fear-mongering about the coronavirus pandemic. “I now Know why my personal friends who walk around in SHEER TERROR of contracting Covid are simply CNN viewers!” Alley tweeted. “I decided to watch CNN myself to get a their viewpoint and oh my God DID I EVER!!!!” The official CNN …

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Lawyer Larry Klayman Sues CNN For Defamation

Law & Crime reports: Conservative attorney Larry Klayman filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing “rabidly anti-Trump” CNN of defaming him in order to defame his client Dr. Judy Mikovits by association—and to “protect” Dr. Anthony Fauci. Klayman alleges that, in the initial article, Oliver Darcy defamed him by writing, “Larry Klayman, a right-wing lawyer, (who) has a history of pushing …

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CNN Sees Biggest Audience In Its 40-Year History

This will surely enrage Trump: An extraordinary stretch of news with the coronavirus pandemic and racial reckoning triggered by George Floyd’s death has led CNN to its biggest audience for any three-month period in the network’s 40-year history. CNN’s weekday prime-time audience of 1.95 million was up 120% over the same period last year, Nielsen said. Fox News, which has …

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MN State Cops Arrest CNN Crew During Live Broadcast

CNN reports: CNN journalist Omar Jimenez has been taken into police custody during a live broadcast at the site of the protests in Minneapolis, after clearly identifying himself to officers. Jimenez’s crew, including a producer and a camera operator, were also placed in handcuffs. The CNN camera was also taken into custody and continued to record as the crew was …

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Nunes Loses First Round In CNN Defamation Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports: CNN won a minor court battle against Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) on Friday. The network successfully moved to have Nunes’s defamation lawsuit transferred from a Virginia federal court to a much closer venue in New York City. “Only CNN is listed as a named defendant,” the filing states. “For reasons neither explained nor readily apparent, the …

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Trump Ad Gets Cease-And-Desist Letter From CNN

CNN reports: The ad takes a segment from CNN’s “The Situation Room” out of context. On March 30, anchor Wolf Blitzer asked Dr. Sanjay Gupta, “Well, is it accurate that if these steps had not been put in place, the stay at home orders, the social distancing orders, as the President said yesterday, it could have been 2 million people …

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Don Lemon Asks Trump Why He’s So Obsessed With Obama: Is It Because He’s Smarter And Better Looking?

“What is it about President Obama that really gets under your skin? Is it because he’s smarter than you? Better-educated? Made it on his own, didn’t need daddy’s help? Wife is more accomplished? Better looking? I don’t know, what is it, what is it about him? That he’s a Black man that’s accomplished being president? That he punked you on …

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Anderson Cooper Announces Birth Of Son [VIDEO]

From Anderson Cooper’s Instagram account: I want to share with you some joyful news. On Monday, I became a father. This is Wyatt Cooper. He is three days old. He is named after my father, who died when I was ten. I hope I can be as good a dad as he was. My son’s middle name is Morgan. It’s …

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Pence Drops Ban On Health Officials Appearing On CNN

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s office reversed course on Thursday afternoon, after declining for days to allow the nation’s top health officials to appear on CNN and discuss the coronavirus pandemic, in what was an attempt to pressure the network into carrying the White House’s lengthy daily briefings in full. After this story was published, Pence’s office allowed for …

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Jake Tapper To Trump: “What’s Your Plan?” [VIDEO]

“If I can take a moment, I would like to speak directly to one person known to watch this show, or at least clips of this show, President Trump. “Mr. President, I know you, like millions of Americans, are eager to have the nation go back to some semblance of normal. One of the questions the American people need answered …

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CNN Anchor Brooke Baldwin Sick With Coronavirus

CNN reports: CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced on Friday that she tested positive for coronavirus after experiencing symptoms a day earlier. “I am OKAY,” Baldwin said in an Instagram post announcing her diagnosis. “It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever.” Baldwin became the second CNN anchor to test positive for the virus. Chris Cuomo tested positive earlier in …

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CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Tests Positive For Virus

New York’s WINS reports: CNN prime time anchor Chris Cuomo has tested positive for coronavirus. The Cuomo Prime Time made the announcement via Twitter Tuesday morning. Cuomo anchored his 9 p.m. ET hour Monday night from his home, and he says he will continue to do so as long as he is feeling well. Cuomo, on Twitter, said he’s “had …

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CNN Anchor Hands Douchebag Trump Flack His Head

The Daily Beast reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro found himself on the receiving end of a verbal buzzsaw Thursday afternoon when CNN anchor Brianna Keilar relentlessly grilled him on the administration’s lack of preparedness for the coronavirus pandemic, explicitly telling him he was “wasting everyone’s time.” “Right now, it looks like the capacity for the U.S. is going …

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Trump Campaign Sues CNN For “Defamation”

The New York Post reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign filed a libel lawsuit against CNN on Friday night — the third such suit against a media organization in the last 10 days. The suit, filed in US District Court, alleges that CNN intentionally published “false and defamatory” statements about the Trump campaign seeking help from Russia to win the 2020 …

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