Michael Jackson could have earned US$1.1 billion (NZ$1.9 billion) or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death, an accounting expert familiar with the singer’s earning potential told jurors. Arthur Erk, a certified public accountant who conducts royalty audits for musicians, told jurors that Jackson might have earned US$1.5 billion for the shows if he had charged higher ticket prices during later shows on the This Is It tour
Try not to forget what you saw last week. You say now that it would be impossible to forget: Filipinos armed to the teeth with rosaries and flowers, / massing in front of tanks, and the tanks stopping, and some of the soldiers who were the enemy embracing the people and their flowers.
In a much discussed speech at West Point two weeks ago, Defense Secretary Robert Gates argued that the U.S. should get out of the business of fighting the kinds of open-ended ground wars that it has waged for the past decade in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Claude “Butch” Jones would seem an unlikely client for the Innocence Project, a legal foundation that has freed 254 men and women through DNA evidence since 1992. Jones was not, in the broadest sense, an innocent man.
It was another routine night for Shawn Carpenter. After a long day analyzing computer-network security for Sandia National Laboratories, where much of the U.S
MORATORIUM” was scarcely a household word a couple of months ago.
Cars and bodies lay submerged Thursday, Jan. 13, in thick brown mud in Teresopolis and Nova Friburgo, the hilly towns above Rio de Janeiro that bore the brunt of the raging floods that killed more than 400 people in Brazil this week
If you really want to go green, the conventional thinking goes, buy a hybrid.
Three weeks ago, headlines announced that the U.S.
The long-awaited trial of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson’s drug death was delayed Monday for four months, with a judge saying defense lawyers needed additional preparation time to effectively represent their client. Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor said he was more concerned with justice for Dr.