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Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

Firstpost Wednesday, 20 February 2019
By Keith Coffman (Reuters) - A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, at the centre of a videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial involving a Native American activist sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper "vilified" him because he is white. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, 16, seeks $250 million in damages - saying that was the amount Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com [AMZN.O] and the world's richest person, paid for the Post in 2013
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A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American activist in a January videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial. Yahaira Jacquez...

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