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Concert promoters termed MJ ‘emotionally paralyzed mess’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) The promoters of Michael Jackson's This Is It show have reportedly described the late pop icon as "an emotionally paralyzed mess" who was "scared ... Read more...

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Estonian charged with spying for Russia


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An official with the security police of Estonia has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.The security official named Alexei Dressen was detained at ... Read more...

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Ex-manager files lawsuit against MJ’s estate


February 18th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 18 (IANS) Michael Jackson's former manager has filed a lawsuit against the late King of Pop's estate.In the suit, Tohme Tohme claims that he saved Jackson ... Read more...

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Los Angeles City council gives approval to NFL stadium


August 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The L.A. City Council has given the approval for the financing of a proposed NFL stadium to start. The move is a significant one for the ... Read more...

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Debt-ridden Michael Jackson ‘feared working at McDonald’s’


February 16th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Cash-strapped Michael Jackson was terrified he would end up serving burgers at McDonald's if he pulled out of his London gigs, it has emerged.The King of Pop ... Read more...

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Jackson’s family allowed to sue concert organisers


February 4th, 2011 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) A judge has given late pop legend Michael Jackson's family a go-ahead to sue the organisers of the King of Pop's ill-fated London concerts.The superstar died in ... Read more...

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Beckham left to wait for his dream loan move to Tottenham


January 4th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Ace midfielder David Beckham will have to wait for his dream move to Tottenham on loan as his American bosses are busy buying an NFL team.Beckham ... Read more...

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MJ’s weakened state during tours ‘a defense evidence for Murray’


January 1st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's weakened condition during various concert tours as well as preparations for the London concerts that never happened could prove to be ... Read more...

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‘We talk every now and then’, says Jolie’s ex Billy Bob Thornton


December 17th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Angelina Jolie's ex hubby Billy Bob Thornton has revealed that he is still in talking terms with the actress.The two were married for three years, and even ... Read more...

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Hell’s Kitchen: Grand Finale, NONA WINS!


December 16th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the last night of this season's 'Hell's Kitchen' with two contestants left; Nona, the chef from Atlanta, Georgia, and Russell from Chicago. On last night's show, ... Read more...

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AEG fires back at MJ family lawsuit


September 17th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Event promotion giant AEG has fired back at Michael Jackson's mum Katherine's lawsuit over her son's death.The entertainment firm claimed that it had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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MJ ‘could have been saved’


September 12th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): A life-saving heart machine could have saved King of Pop Michael Jackson, the star's doctor has apparently claimed.Bombshell documents suggest Dr. Conrad Murray, accused of killing Jackson, ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genes linked with migraine risk


August 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time pinpointed genes that are linked with migraine. The researchers, examining the genetic profile of more than 50,000 people, came up with new ... Read more...

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Joe Jackson files complaint against MJ’s concert promoters


June 18th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father Joe's lawyers have filed an official complaint against the King of Pop's London concert promoters.Jackson has accused AEG bosses of failing to provide medical ... Read more...

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Jay-Z scraps plan to invest in NY racetrack casino project


March 11th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Rapper Jay-Z is said to have scrapped plans to invest in a racetrack casino project in New York after state officials allegedly ordered all backers to hand ... Read more...

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Becks’ football academy closing in January


November 28th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): David Beckham's flagship football academy in Greenwich is closing in January, it has emerged.According to reports, the multi-million pound centre's five-year lease on its site is not ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi to play residency at O2 Arena next year


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): American rock band Bon Jovi are set to play a residency at the O2 Arena in London next year.Although the band have not revealed the length of their ... Read more...

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Jackson documentary to have worldwide premiere


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The much-awaited documentary titled "This Is It" that shows footage from late King of Pop Michael Jackson's rehearsals, will have simultaneous premieres next month in more than ... Read more...

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Jackson family fuming over “This Is It” movie


September 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 18 (ANI): They might have allowed release of Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' movie, but the late singer's clan fears the movie is 'propaganda' for promoters trying to ... Read more...

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Actors urged to avoid Jackson documentary


August 30th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Union bosses at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) have warned members not to take part in the documentary about late pop legend Michael Jackson's doomed "This Is ... Read more...

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Screen Actors Guild bosses ban members from being part of MJ’s docu


August 30th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): The feature length documentary on Michael Jackson being made by Sony has been hit with controversy, as union bosses at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) have warned ... Read more...

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MJ’s mum ‘devastated’ over bitter court battles


August 23rd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): After losing two bitter court battles, Michael Jackson's mother grieving mum Katherine is at breaking point.On Friday, Katherine, 79, failed to stop plans by entertainment giant AEG ... Read more...

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Green light for Jackson memorabilia tour


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (DPA) A Los Angeles judge gave the green light for an exhibit of Michael Jackson memorabilia to be shown in a tour of three cities, a celebrity ... Read more...

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MJ’s mum plans to sue his gig promoters


August 19th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Michael Jackson's mother is reportedly planning to file a lawsuit against the concert promoters of her late son, believing them to be responsible for her son's death.Katherine ... Read more...

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This Is It - Michael Jackson film to premier Oct 30


August 11th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
A Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge has given approval to Sony Pictures Entertainment to produce a new movie from rehearsal clipping made immediately prior to the entertainers death.Sitting in Probate ... Read more...

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MJ gigs’ $17M insurance did not cover ‘illicit drug’ use


August 8th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 8 (ANI): The promoters of late King of Pop Michael Jackson's doomed comeback concerts may not be able to collect 17.5 million dollars covered by an accident insurance ... Read more...

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MJ’s mum at centre of legal war for son’s estate


August 6th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): King of Pop Michael Jackson's mum Katherine is caught between two lawyers who are fighting for control of the late singer's estate.Jackson's lawyer John Branca wants to ... Read more...

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Plans for feature film of MJ’s show rehearsals underway


August 6th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): AEG Live bosses, the company that was organising Michael Jackson's comeback tour, are now planning to make a feature-length film out of the late singer's show rehearsals.The ... Read more...

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MJ’s tests for O2 gigs must have been on Nasa astronaut’s body, joke insurers


August 5th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): The insurers of late Michael Jackson's planned 50 O2 concerts, entangled in a multi-million pound row with the shows' promoters, thought that the medical examination declaring the ... Read more...

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MJ’s parents ‘hire private detectives to probe son’s death’


August 5th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Michael Jackson's parents have reportedly decided to use the service of private investigators to probe their son's death.Joe and Katherine Jackson are bent on examining the contract ... Read more...

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MJ’s concert promoters donate $90,000 to memorial cost


August 1st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Michael Jackson's concert promoters have donated a whopping 90,000 dollars to the police, as part of their promise to contribute to the cost of controlling the inundation ... Read more...

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MJ memorial gig promoter under probe over ‘not donating proceeds to charity’


July 31st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): The promoter of Michael Jackson's memorial concert, AEG, has come under an investigation by authorities in Los Angeles amid accusations that the promotion company has broken a ... Read more...

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Mum Katherine Jackson wants to rewrite son’s will: MJ executors


July 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Lawyers representing Michael Jackson's mother Katherine have come under fire over claims that they are trying to "rewrite" the pop superstar's will against his dying wishes.Michael had ... Read more...

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Leonard Cohen’s concert to aid peace process between Israel and Palestine


July 28th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 28 (ANI): All the money generated from Canadian singer-songwriter's Leonard Cohen's September 24 concert at Ramat Gan Stadium will be forwarded to an organization working for the peace process between ... Read more...

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Sony Pictures ‘offers $50m for footage of MJ’s final days’


July 21st, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Sony Pictures have reportedly offered 50million dollars to AEG Live for the video footage of Michael Jackson's final days.The promoters of the King of Pop for his ... Read more...

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