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Did Abc Engage In Checkbook Journalism?

23rd September 2008

A witness in the current O.J. Simpson trial in Las Vegas testified that he received $15,000 from ABC News for an interview under the pretense that the network was buying photographs. The testimony by Thomas...

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Oj Simpson Back In Court Over Alleged Robbery

8th September 2008

OJ Simpson is to make a fresh appearance in court over kidnapping and robbery charges.Simpson, who was acquitted of the murders of his former wife and her friend Ron Goldman in 1995, will now face...

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Rap Boss Suge Knight Arrested On Assault Charges

28th August 2008

Suge Knight has been arrested on assault and drug charges after being allegedly "violently beating" his girlfriend.The Death Row Records founder, real name Marion, was jailed after punching an unnamed woman while holding a knife,...

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The Killers Bassist 'Feels For Struggling Bands'

27th August 2008

Mark Stoermer – bass player with Las Vegas band THE KILLERS – says he empathises with bands who are struggling to break into the music business.According to Stoermer, today's bands face an increasingly difficult time...

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Peaches Geldof Marries In Las Vegas

13th August 2008

Peaches Geldof has married her American boyfriend in Las Vegas, the couple's spokesman has announced.Peaches, 19, tied the knot with Max Drummey in a low-key ceremony last week.The daughter of Bob Geldof first met the...

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Product Placements Hit Newscasts

22nd July 2008

Product placements, familiar on game shows and sitcoms, have now moved onto the sets of television news shows. The Las Vegas Sun on Monday reported that the two cups of McDonald's iced coffee sitting on...

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'Lost' Hendrix Album To Be Released

10th July 2008

An album JIMI HENDRIX recorded with Stephen Stills, which has been lost for over 30 years, is to be released.The album was recently discovered by Stills among material he recorded in the 1970s and is...

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Panic At The Disco Talk Abbey Road

3rd July 2008

PANIC AT THE DISCO have spoken of their reverence in getting to record in the legendary abbey Road studios.The Las Vegas band recorded their recent album PRETTY, ODD at the studio, which was made famous...

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Former Chicago/philadelphia Anchor Ron Hunter Dead At 70

1st July 2008

1970s' Chicago anchorman Ron Hunter, who was said to be a model for Ted Baxter, the character on The Mary Tyler Moore Show played by the late Ted Knight, has died in Las...

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Cnn, Fox News Return Freebees

24th June 2008

A report by Cond Nast's Portfolio magazine last week that both CNN and Fox News, among other news outlets, had allowed its reporters to go on an all-expense-paid junket to Las Vegas has...

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Boy George Refused Visa For Us Tour

24th June 2008

Boy George may have to cancel his US tour after he was refused a visa due to looming legal issues in the UK.The 47-year-old had planned to kick off a 24-date tour in Las Vegas...

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Comedy Great George Carlin Dies Aged 71

23rd June 2008

Stand-up comedy legend George Carlin has died of heart failure at the age of 71.His publicist Jeff Abraham said the New Yorker had checked into St. John's Health Centre in Santa Monica on Sunday and...

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Spears, Federline Avoid Meeting During Las Vegas Trip

15th June 2008

Divorced couple Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were both in Las Vegas this week but held separate celebrations on their night out. The pair, who recently finalised their seperation, partied at different venues and did...

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Two Emmy Groups May Face Off Again

13th June 2008

Raising the possibility of a new set-to between the two organizations that hand out Emmy Awards, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), the group that hands out Emmys for daytime, news, documentaries,...

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Sims' Run-in With Caan

12th June 2008

MOLLY SIMS credits JAMES CAAN with making her a better actress, after they initially clashed on the set of U.S. TV drama LAS VEGAS. The former model played Caan's daughter for four seasons of the...

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Mr Brightside Named As UK's No 1 Driving Song

23rd May 2008

The Killers' Mr Brightside has been pinpointed as the definitive driving song in a new poll of British motorists.The track from the Las Vegas band's 2004 album Hot Fuss defeated classic rock efforts such as...

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Osmonds To Star In New Las Vegas Revue Show

28th April 2008

Donny and Marie Osmond will star in a new Las Vegas revue show later this year, it has been confirmed.The brother and sister act will perform at the Flamingo Hotel from Tuesday through to Saturday...

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Calzaghe's Vegas Victory Available Free-to-air From Bbc2

23rd April 2008

The BBC is to provide the first free-to-air screening of Joe Calzaghe's light heavyweight title win on Sunday.The Welshman weathered a first-round knockdown from Bernard Hopkins to retain his title in Las Vegas, after a...

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Who Dies In The City?

18th April 2008

The revelation by Sex and the City's costar Cynthia Nixon that one of the principal characters will die in the theatrical version, due out on May 30, has touched off a wildfire of speculation on...

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Tim Robbins Chastises Tv Execs For Elevating Britney Over Iraq

15th April 2008

In a keynote speech that former New York Daily News TV columnist David Bianculli likened to Edward R. Murrow's "wires and lights in a box" and Newton Minow's "vast wasteland" criticism of the TV industry,...

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21 Dealt The Right Cards To Top UK Box Office

15th April 2008

Gambling film 21 has had a lucky stint at the blackjack table after debuting at the top of the UK box office charts.Starring Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth and British actor Jim Sturgess, 21 tells of...

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Nato Chief Says Theaters Can't Show Planned 3-D Movies

14th April 2008

Studios may have announced plans to screen at least ten feature films in digital 3-D next year, but John Fithian, president of the National Association of Theatre Owners warned Sunday that there currently aren't enough...

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21 Good For Gambling Siste

8th April 2008

The website GamblingResort.com, where travelers can book hotel reservations and access casino information at numerous gambling resorts throughout the country, is crediting the movie 21 with increasing traffic on its site. In a statement, the...

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Los Angeles Times Retracts P Diddy Allegations

7th April 2008

The Los Angeles Times has retracted a story claiming the US rapper Sean 'P Diddy' Combs was involved in a 1994 shooting of fellow rapper Tupac Shakur.Last week the American newspaper retracted its claims and...

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Killers Announced As Headliners For Reading, Leeds

31st March 2008

The Killers have been announced as the headline act for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.A message on the festivals' official websites said the Las Vegas band would play Reading on Saturday August 23rd and...

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21 Wins $23.7 Million Haul At North American Box Office

31st March 2008

Card-counting thriller 21 has debuted at the top of the North American box office after making distributor Sony $23.7 million (11.9 million).The Kevin Spacey-starring drama, which also features Jim Sturgess and Kate Bosworth, is based...

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Elephant Stalkers

28th March 2008

There's no consensus among box-office prognosticators on which film will likely emerge as the top box-office draw over the weekend. Four new films will be entering the fray, hoping to displace Horton Hears a Who!,...

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Pamela Anderson's Two-month Marriage Officially Annulled

25th March 2008

Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon have had their two-month marriage annulled.The Baywatch actress married professional poker player Salomon in between her scheduled performances in a Las Vegas magic show in October last year but filed...

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Pammy Begins Proceedings To End Third Marriage

22nd March 2008

Pamela Anderson and her estranged husband Rick Salomon have begun legal proceedings to annul their marriage.The Baywatch actress married professional poker player Salomon in between her scheduled performances in a Las Vegas magic show in...

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Pamela Anderson Begins Proceedings To End Third Marriage

22nd March 2008

Pamela Anderson and her estranged husband Rick Salomon have begun legal proceedings to annul their marriage.The Baywatch actress married professional poker player Salomon in between her scheduled performances in a Las Vegas magic show in...

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