The civil trial over the death of Michael Jackson is set to get formally underway next week after jury selection was completed in the $40 billion case that pits the pop star's mother against concert promoters AEG Live.
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Tuesday 16 March 2010
The estate of Michael Jackson has landed the late King of Pop the biggest recording deal in history: a $200 million guaranteed contract with Sony Music Entertainment for 10 projects over seven years, according to a person familiar with the deal.
Sunday 14 March 2010
Sunday 07 March 2010
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Wednesday 03 March 2010
A lawyer for Michael Jackson's mother said today the late singer's children were never exposed to a stun gun sent to the family's home.
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Relatives of a family killed in a high-speed crash that highlighted safety flaws of Toyotas and led to the recalls of millions of vehicles have sued the world's largest car maker, according to a lawsuit filed today.
Sunday 28 February 2010
American singer Marie Osmond said her 18-year-old son Michael Blosil has died.
Thursday 18 February 2010
A massive search for a baby believed to have been thrown into a freezing river by her estranged father will resume today.
Friday 12 February 2010
Swiss authorities won't extradite Roman Polanski to the United States until courts in Los Angeles rule definitively that the director must face further sentencing in person in a 32-year-old sex case, a senior official said today.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
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Monday 18 January 2010
Cancer-stricken actor Dennis Hopper has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly 14 years, court records have shown.
Sunday 17 January 2010
A Los Angeles prosecutor has urged a judge to reject the film director Roman Polanski's request to be sentenced in his absence for a 1977 sex crime, claiming he is a fugitive who should not be able to dictate his case from afar. In papers filed with Los Angeles Superior Court, David Walgren argued that Polanski – under house arrest in Switzerland – should not be treated differently because he is a celebrity.
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