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Friday April 15th, 2022 night edition

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Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA), speaks during the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence annual World-Wide Threat Hearing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 15, 2021.Tasos Katopodis/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo.

NEW YORK, April 14 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court said Devin Nunes, the former California congressman and an ally of former U.S. President Donald Trump, cannot revive his defamation lawsuit against CNN over reports he was involved in efforts to uncover damaging Ukraine-related information about Joe Biden.

Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Nunes failed to seek a correction fast enough, or show he deserved "special damages" for economic loss.

CNN is a unit of Warner Bros Discovery Inc . A lawyer for Nunes did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Nunes denied the accusations, said his reputation was damaged, and branded CNN "the mother of fake news.".

Circuit Judge Steven Menashi dissented from Thursday's decision, saying the laws of New York, where the reporter and Cuomo worked, governed Nunes' claims.

Nunes left Congress in December to become chief executive of the social media venture Trump Media & Technology Group. »

The Outsiders: How the International System Can Still Check China and Russia

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A strategy of institutional realpolitik would also recognize that for all their coordination, China and Russia are very different types of revisionists.

That, not lofty plans to change China and Russia or a wholesale abandonment of institutions, should help keep the revisionists in check.

These policymakers believed that membership in liberal institutions would make China and Russia more liberal themselves and thus less inclined to buck the existing international order. »