civil lawsuits

JERUSALEM | Israeli court: NZ activists must pay for Lorde cancellation

JERUSALEM — An Israeli court has ordered two New Zealand women to pay over $12,000 in damages for allegedly helping persuade the pop singer Lorde to cancel a performance in Israel. The suit was filed under a law that allows civil lawsuits against anyone who calls for a boycott against Israel. Wednesday’s ruling is believed … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israeli court: NZ activists must pay for Lorde cancellation

LANSING, Mich | Ex-Michigan State gymnastics coach charged in Nassar case

LANSING, Mich.  — Former Michigan State gymnastics coach Kathie Klages was charged Thursday with lying to police amid an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual abuse complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The charges were announced by special independent counsel Bill Forsyth, who was appointed by the state attorney general to investigate the … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Ex-Michigan State gymnastics coach charged in Nassar case

LOS ANGELES | Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeToo

LOS ANGELES — With a new movie coming out this fall, “The Old Man & The Gun,” Casey Affleck is speaking publicly about bowing out of presenting the best actress Oscar and past harassment allegations against him amid the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Affleck reflects on … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeToo