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Mubarak says he’s victim of defamation

CAIRO – Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak said he was a victim of defamation and threatened lawsuits in his first comments since he was ousted in a popular uprising, aired Sunday on Al-Arabiya television. The former president said he was prepared to assist any investigations into his family’s alleged assets…

Courtney Love settles Twitter defamation case for $430k

US rocker Courtney Love apologized Friday to a fashion designer she allegedly defamed on Twitter, after agreeing to pay $430,000 to settle the legal dispute, according to a lawyer. In a rare high-profile legal test involving the micro-blogging site, Love said she regretted making “harsh statements” about Dawn Simorangkir, whom…