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Runner Sues Ex-Coach, Nike for Millions over Alleged Abuse

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Distance runner Mary Cain, whose career fizzled after what she has called four miserable years at the Nike Oregon Project, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against her former coach, Alberto Salazar, and their employer, Nike.

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Michael Avenatti Faces Sentencing in Nike Extortion Scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the brash California lawyer who publicly sparred with then-President Donald Trump before criminal fraud charges on two coasts disrupted his rapid ascent to fame, faces sentencing in one of those cases Thursday.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 23: Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti walks out of a New York court house after a hearing in a case where he is accused of stealing $300,000 from a former client, adult-film actress Stormy Daniels on July 23, 2019 in New York City. A grand …

How Hollywood Celebrated Earth Day: Tree-Hugging, Yoga, and Alarmism

Carbon emissions-pumping Hollywood celebrities, many of whom own multiple houses and routinely fly around on private jets, celebrated Earth Day on Thursday, with yoga, tree-hugging, pop superstar Cher encouraging Americans to love it “tenderly” like a “baby” or a “puppy,” and actor-comedian Jim Gaffigan assisting his audience in harvesting “healthy and voluptuous corn.”

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Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’ to Be Recalled as Nike Settles Lawsuit

Nike announced on Thursday that it has settled its lawsuit against MSCHF, a company that made the “Satan Shoes” in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X. The satanic sneakers are now being recalled. The settlement with MSCHF Product Studio Inc. resolves a trademark infringement lawsuit that Nike filed over the “Satan Shoes,” which involved modified Nike Air Max 97 sneakers, according to a Reuters report.

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Sharp Power: China Punishes Sweden’s H&M for Objecting to Uyghur Slave Labor

China’s latest exercise of “sharp power” – using economic leverage to impose its political agenda on the free world – targets H&M, a Swedish fashion company. The clothing company was surprised to find itself threatened with boycotts and banned by major Chinese e-commerce platforms Wednesday over months-old social media posts expressing concern about China’s use of Uyghur Muslim slave labor in Xinjiang province.

People walk out from a store of Swedish clothing giant H&M in Beijing on March 25, 2021. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images)