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2006-08-10 02:47:53

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Spain's Real Madrid kicked off its pre-season tour of the United States with a 1-1 draw against leading Major League Soccer side D.C. United on Wednesday. A capacity crowd of 66,830 at Seattle's Quest Field saw DC United provide a stern test for the Primera Liga side, despite falling behind to an Antonio Cassano goal in the 22nd minute. The Italian's early near-post strike, finished neatly after he was found by Brazilian left back Roberto Carlos, was canceled out...

2006-07-28 07:29:01

By Craig Modderno LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In her long career, actress Adrienne Barbeau has been a tough-talking girl in the Broadway play "Grease," a feminist on TV's "Maude" and a pop culture sex symbol known for her buxom bust. But the brunette beauty reveals her true personality as she talks about her life in a new memoir, "There Are Worse Things I Could Do," which is the title of a song she sang playing Rizzo in "Grease" on Broadway. The book hit stores in May this year and...

2006-03-07 14:04:25

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two men have pleaded guilty to conspiring to secretly videotape Michael Jackson while the pop star flew on a private jet to surrender to child sex abuse charges in 2003. Jeffrey Borer, owner of the charter plane company Xtrajet, and Arvel Jett Reeves, who owns the maintenance company that serviced the jet Jackson flew on, admitted late on Monday they had intended to make an audio and videotape of Jackson and sell it to the news media for the highest bid. They...

2006-02-03 16:24:43

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New Zealand-born director Lee Tamahori, whose films include the James Bond hit "Die Another Day," has been arrested on a sex charge while wearing a woman's dress and a wig, officials said on Friday. Tamahori, 55, was arrested January 8 in a police sting operation and charged with prostitution and loitering in a public place, City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said. The filmmaker is accused of offering to perform oral sex on an undercover police officer in...

2005-10-23 03:47:11

By Georgina Prodhan FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk said on Saturday he stood by remarks about the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks and about the deaths of Kurds in Turkey that could land him in jail for three years. Pamuk goes on trial in December for "insulting and weakening Turkish identity" after talking about the massacre, a taboo in Turkey. He also said Turkish forces were partly to blame for the deaths of more than 30,000 Kurds in the 1980s and 90s....

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2004-11-25 09:00:03

SAN FRANCISCO - Rejected by the trial judge and an appeals court, Scott Peterson's lawyer asked the California Supreme Court on Wednesday for a new jury and a change of venue for the trial's penalty phase. Attorney Mark Geragos filed the motion a day after a state appeals court ruled Peterson's sentencing will be decided by the same jury that convicted him of murder Nov. 12. The three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeals denied the petition just hours after Geragos filed it....