Divorce documents show that the lead singer of metal band As I Lay Dying had an amicable split with the estranged wife he’s now accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill, but she was concerned about how recent changes in his behaviour would affect his parenting. Meggan Lambesis, the wife of Tim Lambesis, said in the court papers obtained by The Associated Press that she worried about his ability to care for their three adopted children, but she gave no indication she felt in danger
Michael Jackson’s daughter reportedly wants to “tear Conrad Murray apart” when she testifies in her family’s wrongful death suit against AEG Live. Paris Jackson’s grandmother Katherine Jackson has accused the firm of negligent behaviour leading to the King of Pop’s 2009 death
Spice Girl Melanie Brown will not appear on Channel Nine’s Australia’s Got Talent, with a judge ordering an injunction preventing her from working for any Australian network other than Seven remain in place.
Sharon Stone is suing her former nanny for allegedly stealing US$9500 in cash. The 55-year-old actress has filed the suit against Erlinda Elemen in Los Angeles County Superior Court, according to TMZ.
Feb. 28 was definitely a bad day for JOHN ARBOGAST, a State Department lawyer who specializes in U.N
Clarification Appended: June 30, 2011 Here’s some good news for consumers who feel themselves trampled by soulless banking and credit giants: on July 21, a new consumer-protection agency will open its doors in Washington, with the mission of making everything from mortgage documents to credit statements fairer and easier to understand and generally giving the little guy more power against the financial corporate juggernauts. Here’s the bad news: it’s not clear that President Obama will be able to appoint anyone to run it
To see the conflict and our part in it as a tragedy without villains, war crimes without criminals, lies without liars, espouses and promulgates a view of process, roles and motives that is not only grossly mistaken but which underwrites deceits that have served a succession of Presidents.
On Monday, May 16, Chris Epps, commissioner of Mississippi’s department of corrections, sat at a long conference table, grasping a mound of financial documents. He was preparing to head to the state’s penitentiary, an 18,000-acre old cotton farm in the Mississippi River Delta, for the execution of a man convicted of murder nearly two decades ago.
Luke Perkins has been living “two disparate lives,” court documents say: one at school in Berthoud, Colo., where the autistic boy was making some progress, and the other outside school, where the 9-year-old was so unruly he could not take part in such basic activities as going to church or eating in a restaurant. He became so destructive at night that his family resorted to locking him in his bedroom, which had been stripped of furniture because he kept smearing feces all over everything
They called him by fanciful code names — Top Hat, Bourbon, Donald, Roam — and on the days when his latest cache of secrets would arrive at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, a CIA officer says, “it was like Christmas.” There was something for everyone.