Two sides of Michael Jackson have emerged during the start of a trial involving a lawsuit over his death.
Michael Jackson’s family and friends knew he was addicted to prescription medications, but the only ones who refused to acknowledge it were the promoters of his ill-fated final series of comeback concerts, an attorney for the singer’s mother has told a US jury. Lawyer Brian Panish traced Jackson’s addiction in opening statements during the trial of a wrongful death lawsuit against concert giant AEG Live, telling jurors the company ignored numerous warning signs about the singer’s health in his final months.
The producers of the cable TV miniseries on the Bible say internet chatter that their Satan character resembles President Barack Obama is “utter nonsense.” Mark Burnett and Roma Burnett said Monday the Moroccan actor who played Satan in the History channel series, Mehdi Ouzaani, has played Satanic characters in other Biblical programmes long before Obama was elected president. The connection got widespread attention after talk show host Glenn Beck last week tweeted: “Does Satan look EXACTLY like Obama Yes!” History said in a statement that the network has “the highest respect” for Obama, and that “it’s unfortunate that anyone made this false connection.” “Both Mark and I have nothing but respect and love our president, who is a fellow Christian,” said Downey, the Touched By an Angel actress who is married to Burnett.
Justin Bieber has taken to Instagram to unload frustration over what he says are the “countless lies” being circulated about him. In a passionate post overnight, Bieber wrote that he’s “tired of all the countless lies in the press right now,” denying rumours that he’s going to rehab.
“It looks like this recession is finally over,” declared Scott Davis, CEO of UPS, earlier this month while announcing 2009 earnings that were better than expected for the world’s largest package carrier.
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.
California police investigating the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl have arrested five people, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
A radio without any knobs. A bathroom where a clear display wirelessly streams vital statistics on your health.
Retiree Robert Shively spends his days on the golf course. For many, that would be a dream come true, but not quite in the way Shively does it
Families long separated by the Korean War will be able to see their loved ones for the first time in years in a series of reunions starting Saturday near the border between North and South Korea. The reunions — the first in nearly two years — are taking place through October 1 on Mount Keumgang, a North Korean resort near the eastern part of the border.