Clock Boy Lawsuit, Dallas Cowboys, John Lewis: Your Weekend Digest

Here are some of the top stories of the weekend.Irving mayor dismissed from crumbling Clock Boy lawsuitIrving Mayor Beth Van Duyne was dismissed from a crumbling defamation lawsuit brought by the father of Ahmed Mohamed, the MacArthur High student who was detained by police in 2015 when a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb. The development comes days after District Judge Maricela Moore dismissed Glenn Beck and his network TheBlaze, as well as the Center for Security Policy, a conservative think tank, and executive vice president Jim Hanson.In December, another judge also dismissed the local Fox News affiliate and political commentator Ben Ferguson from the suit. Records show he ordered that the Mohamed family pay them more than $82,000 in legal fees.Analysis: Mohamed's defamation lawsuit may have been an ill-advised misadventure. (Pope Hat)  Continue reading...

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