Archive For July 2009

Family discussing Jackson tribute show: promoter

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The promoter of Michael Jackson’s planned run of 50 concerts in London wants his family to stage an all-star show in his memory and said on Tuesday he had discussed the idea with them.

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Latest Hollywood script deals

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Veteran screenwriter Dan Gordon (“The Hurricane,” “Wyatt Earp”) has signed to write the screenplay for “The King of Sting,” a drama about con man Craig Glazer.

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U2 open world tour with a bang in Barcelona

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U2 kicked off their first tour in three years on Tuesday, rocking a raucous Barcelona crowd of around 90,000 and reaching for the stars with a live link-up to the International Space Station.

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Michael Jackson gets more bizarre after death

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Bizarre in life, Michael Jackson’s complex personal affairs are taking even stranger twists in death, with sketchy reports on Tuesday of plans for an elaborate public memorial and questions over the parentage of his children.

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SEC may tighten executive pay rules: sources

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U.S. securities regulators are considering changing how companies are required to disclose stock options awarded to executives, people familiar with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s thinking told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Gannett laying off 1,000 as ad sales slide: report

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Gannett Co. Inc Co, which owns top-selling newspaper USA Today, is laying off more than 1,000 staff to try and combat persistent declines in revenue, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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Judge orders Allen Stanford jailed until trial

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A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Texas financier Allen Stanford, accused of a $7 billion fraud, held without bail until trial.

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GM CEO makes case for bankruptcy asset sale

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General Motors Corp’s chief executive told a U.S. bankruptcy court on Tuesday that the sale of GM’s main assets to government-backed “New GM” must win court approval in order for the iconic automaker to survive.

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Facebook in investor spotlight, but values vary

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For Facebook’s employees and early investors, the big payday is coming. But it will not follow the standard Silicon Valley script.

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Ahmadinejad calls election defeat for Iran’s foes

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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday hailed his disputed re-election as a victory for the Iranian people and a defeat for the Islamic Republic’s enemies.

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