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Source: Global News

Brothers in Jussie Smollett case file defamation suit against star’s legal team

Tuesday 20:01 GMT

Kim Foxx’s frustrated Jussie Smollett, R. Kelly text messages released. Brothers Ola and Abel Osundairo filed a federal defamation lawsuit against Jussie Smollett’s legal team.

WATCH: Prosecutor who dropped charges against Jussie Smollett says he personally believes he’s guilty. “Defendants made these comments knowing they were untrue to distract from Mr. Smollett’s farce and to promote themselves and the Geragos & Geragos law firm,” the Osundairo brothers’ lawsuit alleges, according to CBS. “Statements indicating plaintiffs actually criminally battered Mr. Smollett without his consent are patently false and defamatory, as Mr. Smollett originated, planned and orchestrated the attack.” WATCH: Video of two brothers implicated in Smollett attack show them purchasing ski masks, red hats. During an interview with The Today Show, Glandian had previously suggested that the brothers may have been wearing “whiteface” while attacking Smollett.

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Source: Common Domain

This is the country’s most popular rental market

Thursday 17:16 GMT

Chicago is the most popular market for rental housing in the United States, according to a new report from Zillow ZG, -2.53% subsidiary HotPads.

To produce its analysis, HotPads ranked the 50 largest metro areas based on what share of rental searches were from locals and how commonly they ranked as a top search destination for renters looking to relocate.

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Source: BBC

Brothers suing over Jussie Smollett case

Thursday 02:24 GMT

Jussie Smollett's legal team is being sued for defamation by two brothers who say they continue to be accused of carrying out a racist and homophobic attack against the actor.

This is when lawyers for the Osundairo brothers say Smollett's attorneys "doubled down" on "untrue" statements that the brothers were behind the "criminally homophobic, racist, and violent attack" against Smollett. They claim defamatory statements were made in interviews by one of Smollett's lawyers, Tina Glandian, the day after charges against him were dropped, and then repeated widely across the media.

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Source: Global News

Young Illinois boy missing for days, police say mother refuses to cooperate

Wednesday 10:50 GMT

The mother of a 5-year-old suburban Chicago boy who went missing last week is refusing to co-operate with detectives, police said Monday.

In the days after the boy disappeared, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services said that it has had previous contact with the family – stemming in part from the fact that the boy was born with opiates in his system. A news release Monday said the investigation is “focusing on the residence and the individuals that may have seen or had contact with “AJ” last.”

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