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Sports bar sexual harassment

DALLAS — A federal court in Texas denied a former sports bar boss’s motion for summary judgment after he was accused of forcing an employee into a sexual relationship and firing her for refusing to have sex with him. He says the relationship was consensual, but she documented some evidence of retaliation: she told her that if she felt discriminated against, she could hire a lawyer and “pay his retainer with [her] tits,” for example.

Ashley Biden’s diary

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Second Circuit affirmed a lower court’s decision to deny the claim of journalist’s privilege for some of the electronic devices seized from the homes of James O’Keefe, Eric Cochran and Spencer Meads, who were all involved with Project Veritas. Their claim to privilege went out the window when Aimee Harris and Robert Kurlander admitted to stealing the diary of Joe Biden’s daughter, Ashley, which was left behind in a Florida house. The cloak of confidentiality in offering the diary to Project Veritas for cash disappeared with the pair’s guilty plea.

Top cop replacement OK’d

LAFAYETTE, La. — A federal court in Louisiana ruled against the former police chief of Lafayette, a Black man who was fired after only 10 months of service. Several factors “doom” his claims: He could not show discriminatory intent by “factions” that allegedly called him the “woke” “Black Lives Matter Chief,” and his successor as the leader of the 78% white, 22% Black police force is another Black man.

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