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French court rejects plagiarism case against Rihanna

PARIS: A French court on Thursday cleared singing superstar Rihanna of plagiarism in a case brought by a US visual artist who was claiming millions of euros in compensation. The court rejected James Clar's claim that an installation featured in Rihanna's 2010 music video "Rockstar 101" was copied from one of his creations. He had been seeking five million euros ($5.6 million) in damages. But the court also threw out a counter-claim by the Barbados-born singer. She was seeking 100,000 euros in damages from Clar for…