The woman sues Epstein's estate, claiming she was brutally rapped by the financier, the first in a series of lawsuits.
Two women intend to take advantage of a new New York State law which makes it possible to pursue decades-old claims of abuse.
Johnson's claims are also part of federal prosecutors' criminal case against Avenatti, who has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud, bank fraud, extortion and other charges.
Bayer is trying to rehabilitate its image as it battles a wave of US-centred litigation that has spread to countries like Australia.
US horse racing announcer Dave Johnson claimed the movie used his signature phrase without permission.
Pell became the most senior Catholic clergyman to be found guilty of child sex abuse, but maintains his innocence.
George Pell is behind bars awaiting sentencing for assaulting two choirboys in 1996-1997, shortly after he was appointed Archbishop of Melbourne.
Democrats have been jockeying to lead overlapping investigations into the president.
Investors have been watching Bayer anxiously as legal risks over the chemical pile up for seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto, which by the end of October faced some 9,300 cases over glyphosate alone.
MTUC's K Veeriah says apart from heavier fines imposed, workers must be allowed to file criminal or civil complaints against negligent employers.
The former Umno leader says the suits became academic after Pakatan Harapan's victory in the May 9 polls.
Najib Razak has withdrawn the lawsuits he filed last month against Tommy Thomas, Mohd Shukri Abdull and Amar Singh in connection with the 1MDB issue.
They say the legal action is an abuse of court process and that law enforcement agencies are obliged to brief the media on important public interest cases.
Dr Boo Cheng Hau says whistleblowers and those who question the integrity of political leaders are 'easily subject to undue defamation lawsuits'.
Mastercard faces at least 10 lawsuits filed by retailers in the UK totalling as much as US$2 billion in claims, according to Bloomberg Intelligence.
The former prime minister withdraws defamation cases against Harakah and its editors over 1MDB allegations, but MP Tony Pua wants to pursue his appeal on lifting the injunction given to Najib over another defamation case.
Najib Razak has long denied any wrongdoing and hit back at detractors after 2015 revelations that around US$700 million appeared in his personal accounts.
Lawyers for Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho say the US government does not know how to maintain or market a yacht like the Equanimity.
Even if these cases are lost, the evidence will come out for all the public to see, says the well-known activist.
The minister says he will talk to Rahman Dahlan who has confirmed that Prime Minister Najib Razak is MO1.