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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he hired private investigators to find out why Fox News isn't letting him speak on air

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Mike Lindell said he's hired investigators to find out why Fox News isn't letting him speak on air. Lindell told Steve Bannon on Friday that several entities are conspiring against him. Fox News and the MyPillow CEO have both been sued by Dominion Voting Systems for defamation. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said Friday he's hired private investigators to find out why Fox News i...
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Sidney Powell quotes Buzz Lightyear in response to sanctions request for her election conspiracy theory lawsuit

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sidney Powell asked a judge to turn down a motion for sanctions against her in Wisconsin. She made the argument on a technicality and quoted "Toy Story" in her legal filing. Powell pushed lawsuits based on conspiracy theories in a failed attempt to overturn the election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Conspiracy theorist and former Trump attorney Sidney Powell said a judge should dismiss Wisconsin Governor Ton...
Tags: Politics, News, Entertainment, Trends, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Michigan, Getty, Pixar, Donald Trump, Detroit, Toy Story, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, Hugo Chavez


Sydney Powell's defense in the $1.3 billion Dominion lawsuit may be used against her in Michigan sanctions effort

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Michigan's attorney general said Powell made "stunning admissions" in the Dominion lawsuit. The state said those admissions should be further reason to sanction Powell. Powell and others are facing defamation lawsuits for claims made about 2020 election fraud. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sidney Powell's defense in the $1.3 billion Dominion Voting Syste...
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After suing Fox News for $1.6 billion, Dominion has its eye on other media outlets as well as Donald Trump, a lawyer for the voting-machine company said

Fox News hosts Jeanine Pirro, Maria Bartiromo, and Lou Dobbs. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images, Roy Rochlin/Getty Images, Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Dominion could sue other media outlets following its lawsuit against Fox News, its attorney said. Dominion claims Fox News helped spread a conspiracy theory that its machines "flipped" votes. Tom Clare told Axios other outlets helped spread the theory. It was "a fair assumption" Dominion would sue them. See more sto...
Tags: Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Michelle Obama, Fox News, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Media Matters, Hugo Chavez, Clare, Jeanine Pirro, Dominion


After suing Fox News for $1.6 billion, Dominion says it could file lawsuits against other media outlets and even Trump

The Fox News hosts Jeanine Pirro, Maria Bartiromo, and Lou Dobbs. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images, Roy Rochlin/Getty Images, Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Dominion could sue other media outlets following its lawsuit against Fox News, its attorney said. Dominion claims Fox News helped spread a conspiracy theory that its machines "flipped" votes. Tom Clare told Axios it was "a fair assumption" Dominion would sue others that spread the theory. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Michelle Obama, Fox News, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Media Matters, Hugo Chavez, Clare, Jeanine Pirro


It's time that Fox News is considered a political organization, not a news network

Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch stated that Fox News would act as "the loyal opposition" to Biden. If this is the case, as made evident by the network's sensationalist punditry, then they should be considered a political organization and not a news network. Under this classification, Fox News would have to raise money for donors and PACs, not cable subscribers. Matt Walton was the 2015 Republican nominee for the ...
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From Rudy Giuliani to Fox News, here's everyone Dominion and Smartmatic are suing over election conspiracy theories so far

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani are being sued by Dominion. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Conspiracy theorists claim Dominion and Smartmatic "flipped" votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. The election technology companies are now suing the people who spread those claims. Here's who's being sued so far. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dominion and Smartmatic...
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The Motley Crew Starring In Dominion’s Billion-Dollar Lawsuit Against Fox News

Dominion Voting Systems, the voting tech firm that became a lightning rod for MAGAland’s debunked conspiracy theories about voter fraud in the 2020 elections, is coming down hard on its loudest pro-Trump antagonists in the form of major defamation lawsuits. Already, lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell , plus MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell (aka the MyPillow Guy), are each being sued for $1.3 billion dollars after they falsely claimed Dominion rigged its machines to erase votes for...
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Dominion files $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News over election conspiracy theories

Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Dominion filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against Fox News over election conspiracy theories. Fox hosts frequently invited Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani on their programs. The two pushed false theories about Dominion flipping election results, with little pushback. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit against Fox News, seeking $1.6 billion in damage...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Fox, Fox News, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Sidney Powell, Dobbs


Laura Ingraham cut Trump off when he tried to repeat false claims the election was stolen, as Fox News faces defamation lawsuits

Laura Ingraham interviewed former President Donald Trump on her show, "The Ingraham Angle," on March 25, 2021. Fox News Donald Trump repeated false claims the 2020 election was stolen from him in a Fox News interview. Host Laura Ingraham cut Trump off and said she was reluctant to "relitigate" the election. Two election-technology companies are suing Fox News over election conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Thursday cut off...
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Sidney Powell's defense lawyers say her conspiracy theories about Dominion were way too outlandish to be taken seriously

Sidney Powell, then an attorney for President Donald Trump, conducts a news conference at the Republican National Committee on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election in November. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sidney Powell moved to dismiss the $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit Dominion filed against her. Her lawyers say no reasonable person would take her claims about Dominion seriously. See more stories on Insider's business page. Attorneys ...
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he hasn't been to his Minnesota home for 2 months over safety concerns, instead moves between 'undisclosed locations'

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Lindell has been living in "undisclosed locations" because of safety concerns, he said. The MyPillow CEO said he hadn't been back to his home in Minnesota in two months. He told "The Domenick Nati Show" he has teams investigating "cancel culture," Twitter, Facebook. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, a staunch ally of former President Donald Trump, says he hasn't been back to his home i...
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he hasn't been to his Minnesota home for 2 months over safety concerns, and instead moves between 'undisclosed locations'

" MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been living in "undisclosed locations" because of safety concerns, he said. Lindell said he hadn't been back to his home in Minnesota in two months. He told the Domenick Nati Show he has investigators looking into "cancel culture," Twitter, and Facebook. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, a staunch ally of former President Donald Trump, says he hasn't b...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Minnesota, Trends, Joe Biden, Retail, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Trump, Lindell, Dominion, Voter Fraud, Mike Lindell, Smartmatic, Domenick Nati Show


A Dominion exec forced into hiding due to death threats from Trump fans is beefing up his defamation lawsuit over election conspiracy theories

A "Stop the Steal" rally on January 5, where Joe Oltmann spoke. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems executive Eric Coomer went into hiding following threats against his life. Conspiracy theorists alleged he took part in an "Antifa conference call" to rig the 2020 election. Coomer quietly updated a defamation lawsuit with new claims about Newsmax and Joe Oltmann. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Dominion executive who went into hid...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, NewsMax, Michelle Malkin, Howie Carr, Dominion, Coomer


A Dominion exec forced into hiding due to death threats from Trump fans is beefing up his lawsuit against Newsmax over election conspiracy theories

A "Stop the Steal" rally on January 5, where Joe Oltmann spoke. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems executive Eric Coomer went into hiding following threats against his life. Conspiracy theorists alleged he took part in an "Antifa conference call" to rig the 2020 election. Coomer quietly updated a defamation lawsuit with new claims about Newsmax and Joe Oltmann. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Dominion executive who went into hid...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, NewsMax, Michelle Malkin, Howie Carr, Dominion, Coomer


Twitter's surprise counterattack to hold politicians accountable

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech.Wait, this is Saturday, you say. Doesn't this newsletter come out on Wednesdays? Not anymore. We're changing things up and moving to weekends, so you can have more time to enjoy all the great articles with your morning coffee - including:Twitter's surprise counterattack against the Texas AG. Ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is at war again.How Mark Zuckerberg's b...
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The Supreme Court finally rejected Sidney Powell's election conspiracy theory lawsuits

Sidney Powell and former President Donald Trump. Getty Images The Supreme Court rejected two lawsuits filed by the Trump ally Sidney Powell. It extends the extraordinary losing streak for lawsuits seeking to overturn 2020 election results. President Joe Biden was inaugurated more than a month ago. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Supreme Court on Monday formally rejected two of Sidney Powell's lawsuits seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 US election, brus...
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From Rudy Giuliani to Sidney Powell, here's everyone Dominion and Smartmatic is suing over election conspiracy theories so far

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani are being sued by Dominion. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Conspiracy theorists claim Dominion and Smartmatic "flipped" votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. The election technology companies are now suing the people who spread those claims. Here's who's being sued so far. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dominion and Smartmatic have la...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Fox, Gop, Fox News, Getty, Republic, Giuliani, Fox News Channel, Donald Trump


Experts say Dominion and Smartmatic could win their defamation lawsuits, but MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says they have 'zero' shot

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani have all been sued by Dominion. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Mike Lindell, and Fox News face lawsuits over election fraud claims. Dominion and Smartmatic may win their defamation lawsuits, experts have told Insider and CNBC. ...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, News, America, Trends, Harvard, Retail, Fox News, Getty, Biden, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Cnbc, Trump, Misinformation, Election 2020


After suing Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani, Dominion says it is going after others who spread claims of election fraud - and it's 'not ruling anyone out'

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani have all been sued by Dominion. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Dominion's defamation lawsuit against Mike Lindell is "definitely" not its last, its CEO told CNBC. Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani had claimed Dominion's voting machines helped "steal" the election. When asked if the company would sue Fox News, John Poulos said Dominion was "not ruling ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox News, Giuliani, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Rudy Giuliani, Cnbc, Trump, Sidney Powell, Lindell, Kohl, Powell, Hugo Chavez


After suing Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani, Dominion says it will go after others who spread claims of election fraud - and it's 'not ruling anyone out'

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani have all been sued by Dominion. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Dominion's defamation lawsuit against Mike Lindell is "definitely" not its last, its CEO told CNBC. Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani made baseless claims about Dominion's voting machines. Asked whether the company would sue Fox News, John Poulos said Dominion was "not ruling anyone out." ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox News, Giuliani, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Rudy Giuliani, Cnbc, Trump, Sidney Powell, Lindell, Kohl, Powell


Why 83-year-old Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky has two new films out now

Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky offers a bemused smile at how fate delivered his two new films to American audiences within weeks of each other. “Strange situation, yeah?” he says with a shrug during a Zoom call from his home in Moscow. It is, and yet at the same time, it’s fortuitous, too. “Sin,” an epic about the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo, arrived in mid-February. “Dear Comrades!” the true story of a Soviet-era massacre and coverup, debuted at the end of January, shortly bef...
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he's losing $65 million over election fraud claims and it proves he's not pushing conspiracy theories for the money

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell walks out ahead of then-President Donald J. Trump to speak with members of the coronavirus task force and reporters in March. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems sued MyPillow and its CEO, Mike Lindell, for defamation and is seeking $1.3 billion in damages. The lawsuit claims Lindell turbocharged sales for his business while pushing election fraud claims. Lindell told Insider he's actually losing tens of millions of dollars...
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What democracy and science demand: The ‘Smartmatic vs Fox News’ case

Smartmatic, an election technology company, has filed a $2.7-billion-dollar defamation suit against Fox News for making false claims about its voting machines during Fox's dishonest campaign against the 2020 US presidential election results.The lawsuit opens with three powerful statements of fact: A scientific truth, a mathematical proof, and an objective political fact: More people voted for Joe Biden than for Donald Trump.We owe the Smartmatic lawyers a debt of gratitude for so cleanly demonst...
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Giuliani is no longer currently representing Trump, per report, despite the former president's ongoing legal battles

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference about lawsuits contesting the results of the presidential election at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday Nov. 19, 2020. Sarah Silbiger for The Washington Post via Getty Images Rudy Giuliani is no longer "currently" representing former President Trump in legal matters, per CNN. A Trump adviser said Giuliani's parting was only because ...
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Flips and trick spins landed this Long Beach pro scooter rider on TBS’ ‘Go-Big Show’

He flies through the air on his scooter, doing flips and trick spins before landing smoothly on a ramp. And this talent could earn Long Beach native Dejion Taylor a massive payday. After wowing the judges, including fellow Long Beach native Snoop Dogg, in the final qualifying episode on Feb. 11, the 19-year-old professional scooter rider has earned a spot in the semifinals for TBS’ “Go-Big Show.” The first semifinals show will air Feb. 18. The show, which airs at 9 p.m. Thursdays on TBS, is a ta...
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Georgia prosecutor calls Giuliani's election claims 'various overt acts for an illegal purpose' that could warrant a racketeering charge

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference on legal challenges to vote counting in Pennsylvania, Saturday Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia. AP Photo/John Minchillo Giuliani could face racketeering charges in Georgia for election lies, The New York Times reported.  A District Attorney opened a criminal complaint into Trump's attempts to overturn the election.  Racketeering is usually associated with mob activity but can be applied ...
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Tickets for ‘Immersive Van Gogh’ experience in LA are on sale: What you need to know

After successful showings in Toronto and Chicago last year, the “Immersive Van Gogh” exhibit is set to open in a location in Downtown Los Angeles on May 27. Pre-sale tickets are now available at vangoghla.com with most weekends through Labor Day sold out or in limited supply. The exact venue for the exhibit will be revealed closer to the opening date. As well as opening in the L.A. area, the event masterminded by creative director Massimiliano Siccardi will open at SVN West (formerly Fillmore We...
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Fox News hosts Bartiromo, Dobbs and Pirro seek dismissal of Smartmatic $2.7 billion lawsuit

Fox News hosts Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro say they were doing their job in motions seeking dismissal of Smartmatic USA's lawsuit.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fox hosts push back against Smartmatic lawsuit

By Joshua Goodman | Associated Press Three Fox News hosts — Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro — are seeking the dismissal of claims against them and their employer as part of a $2.7 billion libel lawsuit brought by the voting technology company Smartmatic. Bartiromo, Dobbs and Pirro, as well as Donald Trump lawyers Rudolph Giuliani and Sidney Powell, were sued this month for the eye-popping amount by Smartmatic, which accused them of conspiring to spread false claims that the company ...
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