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  1. Lady Gaga Wants To Meet With President Obama Over Bullying

    September 23, 2011 7:31 AM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) - Lady Gaga wants to meet with President Barack Obama about her concerns over bullying. Gaga expressed sadness over Twitter Wednesday about the suicide death of a 14-year-old New York boy who had complained in an online video about ...

  2. Johnny Gill's Twitter Rants Against Record Exec Could Set Defamation Precedent

    August 17, 2011 7:51 AM EDT When Notifi Records CEO Ira DeWitt sued former New Edition singer Johnny Gill last week for alleged defamation on Twitter, the executive became the latest test subject for how comments online will be treated by the courts. According to the lawsuit ...

  3. Chris Brown Commended For Progress On Probation

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown was praised for a "commendable" job in complying with court-ordered domestic violence classes and community service imposed for assaulting his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009. Los Angeles Superior Court judge Patricia Schnegg ...

  4. EC Delays Romania, Bulgaria Accession Decision

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Despite concerns about rampant music and movie piracy, the European Commission has recommended that Romania and Bulgaria should join the European Union on Jan. 1, 2007, as anticipated. Despite concerns about rampant music and movie piracy, the Eur ...

  5. Judge Dismisses 'Familyman' Barrett Lawsuit

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Barrett facing £2M bill after 'abuse of process.' Barrett facing £2M bill after 'abuse of process.' News ...

  6. Adelstein Adamant Over FCC Payola Issue

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Plans to put 'fear of God' into broadcasters. Democratic Federal Communications Commission activist Jonathan Adelstein said he plans to "put the fear of God" into broadcasters about obeying the FCC's payola rules. He spoke ...

  7. European Parliament Sets Jurisdiction For Libel Cases

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Publishers accused of libel should only be sued in the country where their outlet's main audience is, according to new rules approved by the European Parliament in Strasbourg on July 6. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Publishers accused ...

  8. Great White's Russell Sues Ex-Publicist

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Libel claims pertain to R.I. fire victims' charity. Libel claims pertain to R.I. fire victims' charity. News ...