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Family of Navy Veteran files wrongful death lawsuit against Antioch PD, accuses chief of cover-up

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New details have emerged as the family of Angelo Quinto, the Filipino American man who died while being restrained by Antioch police, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the department and accused the police chief of cover-up.

What happened: Antioch police responded to the family’s home on Dec. 23, 2020, after Isabella, his sister, called 911 while Quinto was going through a mental health crisis.

Elderly Woman to Keep Flintstones-Themed House After Settling Years-Long Battle With Town in $125K Lawsuit

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Florence Fang and her family can now keep their Flintstones-themed house after settling a lawsuit with their town, which claimed the dinosaur sculptures and landscaping changes violated local code.

What happened: The controversy started in 2017 when a code enforcement officer noticed the large metal dinosaurs and other changes in Fang’s property on Berryessa Way in Hillsborough, Calif., which is visible from I-280, according to The Palo Alto Daily Post.

Former Panda Express Employee Allegedly Forced to Strip During ‘Cult-Like’ Trust-Building Exercise

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A former employee of a Panda Express branch in Southern California’s Santa Clarita Valley has claimed in a lawsuit that she was pressured to strip down to her underwear in front of a crowd during a “trust-building” exercise for the company. 

Cult-like rituals: Plaintiff Jennifer Spargifiore, 23, was allegedly subjected to “cult-like rituals” during an off-site seminar in July 2019.

Hospital Worker Wins $37,500 Lawsuit Against Co-Worker Who Made ‘Kung Fu Noises’ at Him

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A Chinese NHS IT department worker won a £30,000 ($37,500) lawsuit against his colleague who repeatedly made “kung fu noises” at him while putting on an accent and talking about the Chinese beer Tsing Tao.

Sandy Sheun, who worked in the IT department at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for 10 years, claimed his colleague Stephen Baldwin made the gestures while they were at work, according to Daily Mail.

‘Parasite’ May Get Sued For Plagiarism for Allegedly Copying 1999 Film ‘Minsara Kanna’

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PL Thenappan, a Tamil producer for the 1999 film “Minsara Kanna,” is planning to sue the creators of the South Korean movie “Parasite” for plagiarising the plot.

Thenappan is currently in discussion with lawyers to file a case against the creators of “Parasite,” which recently won four Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards, including the Best Picture award.

Woman Sues Delivery Man for Pregnancy After Delivering Condoms 10 Minutes Late

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A woman from Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China is suing a delivery man for delivering her condoms late, which resulted in her getting pregnant. 

The woman, only identified as Su, reportedly had her boyfriend stay over at her home last month. In the heat of the moment, the couple attempted to have sex, but Su realized she did not have condoms at the time, according to China Press via World of Buzz.