As of this writing, Fox News has declined to comment on the case, citing pending litigation. The Washington DC police haven't identified any suspects in what they believe was a botched robbery, but the killing led to accusations in conservative media that Rich - and not Russian-backed hackers - provided the emails to WikiLeaks.
Published May 16, 2017, on the Fox News website, the article alleged that Mr.
Filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY, the suit also names Fox News reporter Malia Zimmerman and Texas businessman Ed Butowsky, who are accused of playing a critical role in the spread of the conspiracy theory.
At the time the story was retracted, Fox News said it would carry out an investigation to ascertain how the conspiracy theory was published.
ABC News reported Tuesday night that Joel and Mary Rich, the parents of former DNC employee Seth Rich who was murdered in 2016, are suing the network for contacting them and using their quotes under false pretenses. "The pain and anguish that comes from seeing your murdered son's life and legacy treated as a mere political football is beyond comprehension", the Riches said in a joint statement. Zimmerman is being sued for her retracted story for Fox News implicating murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich in the WikiLeaks scandal.
The story said private investigator Rod Wheeler learned WikiLeaks and Rich communicated before his death. The story was heavily promoted by Fox News host Sean Hannity and other conservative pundits such as Alex Jones, whose website Infowars has also promoted conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook shootings and the September 11 terrorist attacks. They claim the negative and baseless coverage of their son prevented them from processing his death and that they became "collateral damage in a political war".
Butowsky then allegedly convinced the Riches to work with Wheeler, whom he hired under the promise that Wheeler would report his findings to them and not make public comments without their approval.
Butowsky said that Joel Rich had been "very happy with the article" when it was initially published. The Riches claim that these assurances turned out to be false, and that Wheeler, Butowsky, and Zimmerman discussed and reviewed drafts of an article that linked Seth to WikiLeaks without consulting them.
Sean Hannity, of Fox News, was one of the most vocal proponents of the theory, although he eventually backed off after his network's retraction.
The complaint states that in December 2016, Butowsky reached out to the Riches and mentioned a rumored connection between their son and WikiLeaks.
The suit claims the couple has developed post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety, among other afflictions, as a result of the viral conspiracy theory about Seth.
Following this, the playoffs and the finals of the on-going PSL 3 have been shifted to Lahore and Karachi from the UAE. The West Indies are the reigning World Twenty20 champions, after winning the title in India in 2016.
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Antonio Conte brings the reigning English Premier League champions to the Camp Nou with a relatively full squad. While attending a press conference the Brazilian said, "In the Camp Nou you have to play the flawless match".
Range Rover says the SVR used in the challenge was a stock example, and that Barone's Ferrari was "modified". Helping to set the record was the SVR's 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine that produces 423kW and 700Nm.
DeGeneres also spoke about the death of her then-girlfriend in an episode of Oprah's Master Class in October 2015. When Ellen DeGeneres was about 20 years old, her girlfriend at the time passed away in a vehicle crash.
It improved, as 32 investors sold SIG shares while 132 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. On Friday, February 16 DiDonato Thomas A sold $4.07 million worth of Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) or 21,415 shares.
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The Sheriff's Office said the message threatened violence during a planned National School Walk Out. He said the postings were the product of rumors spreading through the student body.
CM Kejriwal flags off Delhi Metro's Pink Line
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Minors to open extras with runner on 2nd
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What Do Analysts Say About General Electric Company (GE)
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United Airlines Allegedly Involved In Another Dog Mishap
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Zara owner Inditex's full-year profit up 7%
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Do you still use 1p and 2p coins?
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Watch MS Dhoni have fun with family
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Help Workers Without a Trade War
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