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Kanye West Canceled His Tour. Now He's Suing

The rapper is seeking $10M from insurers

(Newser) - Last November, Kanye West canceled the remainder of his Saint Pablo Tour following odd statements about Beyonce and President Trump and a hospitalization for a "psychological breakdown," per Rolling Stone . On Tuesday, West's Very Good Touring company sued various syndicates of Lloyd's of London for $10... More »

Jailed Hastert to Accuser: I Want My $1.7M Back

Ex-speaker files countersuit to man's demand for rest of 'hush money'

(Newser) - Dennis Hastert has had seven months behind bars to figure out his next move, and he's just made a big one. The former US speaker of the House is not only asking a judge to spurn a breach-of-contract complaint filed against him by a man who says Hastert sexually... More »

Walgreens Wants Its $140M Back From Theranos

Elizabeth Holmes says she'll 'respond vigorously' to breach of contract suit

(Newser) - Theranos has yet another lawsuit on its hands. Walgreens wants $140 million in damages—reportedly the same amount it invested in Theranos—after it had to close the Theranos blood-testing centers at 40 of its stores, according to a breach of contract suit filed under seal on Tuesday because of... More »

His Zombie Books Were a Hit, but Now His Publisher Is Suing

Hachette claims Seth Grahame-Smith's follow-up novel isn't up to snuff

(Newser) - When Seth Grahame-Smith published the hit novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies with Hachette Book Group in 2009, which sold more than 2 million copies and was translated into more than 20 languages, he was largely credited with "unleashing" zombie mashups on the world, as the Guardian reports. But... More »

Jon Gosselin Sues TLC for $5M

Gosselin will fight breach of contract suit with one of his own

(Newser) - How is an unemployed single dad with eight mouths to feed, a lot of partying to do, and an Ed Hardy habit to support supposed to pay the bills? Jon Gosselin has one idea: Countersue TLC for $5 million. The Jon and Kate Plus 8 network is already suing him... More »

TLC Sues Jon for Yakking

Plus, Gosselins fired up after former nanny accuses Jon of hacking Kate's stuff

(Newser) - Thought Jon and Kate Gosselin would go away just because their show is ending? Oh no. TLC is suing Jon for breach of contract—specifically, for accepting money to appear on other shows. The suit also claims Gosselin’s reason for blocking Jon and Kate from filming had nothing to... More »

Court Dismisses Dan Rather's Suit vs. CBS

Appellate panel tosses $70M breach of contract claim

(Newser) - Dan Rather's $70 million lawsuit against CBS is all but over after an appellate court in New York dismissed his case today. Rather's lawyer vowed to appeal the ruling in the breach of contract suit. Rather initiated the suit following his ouster as Evening News anchor in the wake of... More »

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