NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 29, 2013 - Alan Jackson might not be a product of the digital age, but that doesn't stop him from being a victim of the machine. The 54-year-old musician has became the latest target...
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Thirty years ago tonight the world first saw Michael Jackson moonwalk The big moment came during the end of his performance of "Billie Jean" at the Motown 25th Anniversary special taped at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and broadcast on NBC about six weeks later The moonwalk only lasted two seconds and...
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Here’s what the Loop is reading Wednesday: Shop ‘til you drop — Our personal-finance columnist, Michelle Singletary, uses former Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., as a cautionary tale of materialism run amok. She catalogues some of the Illinois Democrat’s most outlandish spending (misusing campaign funds), including a $4,600 fedora owned by pop idol Michael Jackson. Also, she...
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I'm not going to whinge - I want to celebrate those miles of track that are kept open by enthusiasts all over the country, says Alan Titchmarsh.
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Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., pleaded guilty to misusing $750,000 worth of campaign funds for personal expenses, and will face prison time when he is sentenced this summer. “Sir, for years I lived off my campaign,” Jackson told a federal judge in Washington, D.C. “I used money I shouldn’t have for personal purposes.” As part of the plea deal, sentencing guidelines...
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Jesse Jackson and his wife pled guilty to campaign finance and tax charges and are set to be sentenced later this year. The charges stem from using approximately $750,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses and then failing to treat the amounts as personal income with the IRS. Both halves of the once powerful political couple could face fail time too. For details of the...
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Alan Bennett has advised Alex Jennings to “be nastier” as the actor takes on the challenge of playing the writer in the West End.
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DEDHAM — Thirty-four years after he fled the state to avoid prison, convicted serial rapist Gary Alan Irving is scheduled to be sentenced next month for raping three young women.
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Voting is underway in all first-round MMM matchups, and we break down the action in the West Region. By James Montgomery Thirty Seconds to Mars' Jared Leto and Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Photo: Getty Images
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The Justice Department filed fraud and conspiracy charges Friday against former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., saying that he used about $750,000 in campaign money for personal expenses that included a Michael Jackson fedora and cashmere capes.
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