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Waffle House CEO: Sex charges false, 'blackmail'

The CEO of Waffle House says a former employee who claims he sexually harassed her was actually a participant in consensual sex and has been trying to blackmail him.


Cuba accuses Bill Richardson of slander

Cuba accuses Bill Richardson of slander

Cuba on Wednesday accused former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson of "blackmail" and denied the government had invited him here to negotiate the release of an American contractor sentenced to 15 years in prison.


Man in Letterman blackmail plot freed from jail

Robert "Joe" Halderman admitted he demanded $2 million in hush money last fall to keep from revealing personal information about Letterman.


Ex-senator denies Travolta blackmail plot

In an unsworn statement, Pleasant Bridgewater told jurors she was set up by the movie star’s lawyers and complained she has been ridiculed and ostracized since being charged in January.


Travolta Recounts Harrowing Final Moments in Son's Life

John Travolta said Wednesday he tried desperately to save the life of his seizure-prone son as he testified against two people accused of trying to blackmail him with private information about the rescue effort.


Porsche rekindles dispute with VW

The sports car maker's chairman accused VW of blackmail as he claimed Europe's biggest carmaker was exerting pressure to reach an agreement between the German groups.


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