Australian actress Toni Collette and her musician husband have lost a high-profile legal stoush over the failed purchase of a Sdyney house, and have to pay more than A$800,000 (NZ$957,000) in damages. In the NSW Supreme Court on Friday, Acting Justice William Windeyer found in favour of Industrie clothing label founder, Susan Kelly, and ordered Collette and her husband, David Galafassi, pay A$814,907 (NZ$975,000), plus legal costs
Conrad Black, the press baron accused of looting his Hollinger International media empire, began his current trial in Chicago with at least one thought on his mind.
Six miles high, flying through the midnight sky in his white, Israeli-made jet, the inexhaustible Reverend Jerry Falwell was on his way to Boston, scheduled to appear the following morning on a television show. During the trip, however, an urgent telephone message arrived: there was a suicide emergency at Falwell’s center for alcoholics in Lynchburg, Va
Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. This doesn’t violate your Fourth Amendment rights, because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway and no reasonable expectation that the government isn’t tracking your movements
Like alien autopsies and the second gunman, the belief that someone other than a glover’s son from Stratford wrote William Shakespeare’s plays is a conspiracy theory that refuses to die.