Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against BuzzFeed News.

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BuzzFeed News recently reported that U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro in Florida dismissed a defamation lawsuit against the media organization. The lawsuit was brought on by Cypriot businessman, Aleksej Gubarev, who was named in a dossier the company published in January 2017. The dossier alleged several years of links between Russia and then-president-elect Donald Trump. Gubarev filed a lawsuit shortly after the article was released, claiming he was defamed by having his name included. Ungaro found that because the dossier underwent official proceedings (both Trump and then-president Obama had been briefed on it) and because the FBI investigated allegations in the...

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