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R&B Singer R. Kelly’s Obstruction Trial Begins in Chicago
R&B singer R. Kelly’s latest federal trial began on Monday with a jury selected to hear charges that he enticed underage women to have sex with him and obstructed a state case of 2008 which ended with his acquittal. In a U.S. district court in his hometown of Chicago, the 55-year-old multi-platinum musical artist faces multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a child, incitement of a woman and possession of material containing child pornography.
Third Point Reveals Nearly $1 Billion Disney Stake, Demands Changes
Hedge fund Third Point unveiled a roughly $1 billion stake in Walt Disney Co on Monday and said it plans to push the media company to make a range of changes, from spun off the cable sports channel ESPN to buy back shares and add new members to the board. Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb, who runs Third Point, made a U-turn on Disney when he created a new stake in the second quarter, shortly after leaving his post months earlier, when fears of a Rising prices and a faster rise in interest rates triggered a spiked market. clearance sale.
American actress Anne Heche was taken off life support 9 days after a car accident
American actress Anne Heche was taken off life support on Sunday, nine days after she was seriously injured in a violent car accident, when a compatible person was found to receive her donated organs, a carrier said. word. Heche, 53, had been legally dead since Friday, but still with a beating heart, and was kept on life support to preserve her organs so they could be donated, her representatives said.
Tokyo diners enjoy Demogorgon pasta and Eleven’s waffles at ‘Stranger Things’ cafe
Japanese fans of the sci-fi hit “Stranger Things” can feast on demonic pasta and dance to retro 1980s tunes at a pop-up cafe inspired by the Netflix Inc. horror drama The Shop, a partnership with the Local restaurants Pronto Corp, recently extended its run in Tokyo’s trendy Shibuya district by several months amid overwhelming demand. “Stranger Things” has remained one of the streamer’s top 10 shows in Japan since releasing its fourth season in May.
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