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One America News Network (OAN) has been ordered to pay $250,000 to Rachel Maddow and MSNBC after a failed defamation lawsuit was struck down in California federal court.

OAN is an extreme right-wing news network that's been championed by former President Donald Trump.

OAN filed the suit after an episode of Maddow's show that aired on July 22, 2019, in which she claimed that Kristian Rouz, a reporter on the network, was "paid Russian propaganda."

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