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Sonny Barger, figurehead of Hells Angels, dies at 83

Sonny Barger, figurehead of Hells Angels, dies at 83

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Sonny Barger, the leather-clad fixture of 1960s counterculture and figurehead of the notorious Hells Angels motorcycle club, has died. He was 83. Barger’s death was announced on his Facebook page late Wednesday. “If you are reading this message, you’ll know that I’m gone. I’ve asked that this note be posted immediately after …

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Gay couple sues Dorchester Towers in NYC for harassment, discrimination

Gay couple sues Dorchester Towers in NYC for harassment, discrimination

A gay, biracial couple has filed a lawsuit against a swanky Manhattan highrise, charging that the building’s management engaged in discrimination, harassment and retaliation against them because of their race and sexual orientation. The $2.1 million suit alleges that former Dorchester Towers residents Anthony Dolci and Ming Infante “were systematically and aggressively discriminated against and …

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Justice Department and Meta settle landmark housing discrimination case

Justice Department and Meta settle landmark housing discrimination case

Placeholder while article actions load Facebook-owner Meta agreed to revamp the social network’s targeted advertising system under a sweeping settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, after the company was accused of allowing landlords to market their housing ads in discriminatory ways. The settlement, which stems from a 2019 Fair Housing Act lawsuit brought by the …

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