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Jury: Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4M

LOS ANGELES — A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson’s estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from “Billie Jean,” ‘‘Thriller” and more of the superstar’s biggest hits. The award from a Los Angeles Superior ...

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Trump targets effort to protect LGBT workers

President Donald Trump’s administration came out against an effort by civil rights groups to ban workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians nationwide, putting him at odds with some of the country’s most valuable companies. The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday ...

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How social media, TV feuds play out in court

Reality television personality Robert Kardashian Jr. took to Instagram and Twitter, posting embarrassing and lewd videos and photos of his ex, Angela “Blac Chyna” White, in an hours-long tirade. White and her lawyers filed for, and received, a temporary restraining order against Kardashian based on his social media posts. (Bloomberg News file photo)

Editor’s note: This article, distributed by The Associated Press, was originally published on The Conversation website. The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Free expression on TV and social media generates big ...

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Polish president vetoes judiciary bills

People shout slogans Monday in front of the presidential palace in Warsaw, Poland. Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoed two contentious bills widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system. (AP Photo)

Poland’s president has vetoed part of a judicial overhaul that’s triggered one of the country’s deepest political crises since the fall of communism and touched off debate in the European Union over how to confront members that flout democratic values. ...

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