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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has tossed out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax against a TV network he accused of slanted reporting on sexual assault allegations against him.

U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga in Alexandria dismissed the case against CBS on Tuesday. Fairfax sued CBS seeking $400 million in September, after the network aired exclusive interviews with two women who accused him of sexual assault more than 15 years ago.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax made an appearance at a northern Virginia courtroom in an effort to clear his name from sexual assault allegations.

Fairfax is suing CBS for libel in federal court in Alexandria after it aired interviews with the two women who have accused him.

CBS lawyers asked a judge at Friday's hearing to dismiss the lawsuit. CBS' lawyers say they reported the allegations fairly and allowed Fairfax to respond.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Attorneys for one of the women accusing Virginia's lieutenant governor of sexual assault say Justin Fairfax's defamation lawsuit against CBS over an interview she gave is a "ploy" to preserve his political career.

The attorneys for Vanessa Tyson say the college professor stands by statements she made during the CBS interview earlier this year.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - CBS Corp.'s controlling shareholder has fired back at the company over a board attempt to dilute the shareholder's stock voting power, the latest move in an escalating legal battle for control of the media company.

In complaint filed Tuesday in Delaware's Chancery Court, National Amusements Inc. argues that a CBS board vote to approve a dividend that would drastically reduce NAI's voting stake in CBS was invalid.

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - Longtime CBS radio reporter Bob Fuss has died. He was 64.

A close friend, Peter Maer, sent a note to Fuss' colleagues saying the network's Capitol Hill correspondent died Sunday from a rare form of leukemia.

Fuss covered every presidential election from 1980 to 2012 for CBS Radio, but also was a fixture on the entertainment beat, covering 15 straight Academy Awards ceremonies.

Fuss graduated from Stanford University at age 19 and got his big break covering the Patty Hearst kidnapping as a radio freelancer.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - CBS and CNN have let a 72-hour window lapse to appeal a military judge's order releasing un-aired interview footage of a woman at the center of a sexual assault case.

Jennifer Zeldis, a military judiciary spokeswoman, confirmed Tuesday that neither network gave notice of an appeal during the window.

Attorneys for Joshua Tate, a former U.S. Naval Academy football player charged with sexual assault, wanted the footage, saying it is relevant to preparation for his March trial.