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UK Supreme Court approves pianist’s sexual abuse memoir

Concert pianist James Rhodes, right, and actor Benedict Cumberbatch leave the Supreme Court in London, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that a pianist may publish a memoir detailing sexual abuse he suffered as a child, despite his ex-wife’s privacy concerns. His ex-wife had argued that their 12-year-old son suffers from a number of health issues and could be caused serious harm by the publication. Supported by his friend, the actor Benedict Cumberbatch, outside the court, he called the ruling “a victory for freedom of speech.” (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)    UNITED KINGDOM OUT       -     NO SALES     -     NO ARCHIVES

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that a pianist may publish a memoir detailing sexual abuse he suffered as a child, despite his ex-wife’s privacy concerns.

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Players’ union asks court to hold NFL’s Goodell in contempt

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL players’ union has asked a federal court to hold the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt for not complying with a federal judge’s order to send Adrian Peterson’s disciplinary case back to an arbitrator.

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Appeals court sides with Google in anti-Muslim film case

In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, file photo, Cindy Lee Garcia, one of the actresses in "Innocence of Muslims," right, and attorney M. Cris Armenta hold a news conference in Los Angeles asking a judge to issue an injunction demanding a 14-minute trailer for the film be pulled from YouTube. A federal appeals court on Monday, May 18, 2015 overturned an order for YouTube to take down the anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court panel should not have forced YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors, a larger group of judges ruled Monday in a victory for free speech advocates.

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