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2009-10-02 16:04:04

Joe Halderman, a producer for TV's 48 Hours, pleaded innocent Friday in a New York court to charges he tried to blackmail talk show host David Letterman. Letterman told the audience at Thursday's taping of CBS's Late Show with David Letterman that he testified before a grand jury in Manhattan that a man had demanded $2 million from him for keeping silent about sexual relationships Letterman engaged in with female members of his staff. Letterman, who this year married his longtime girlfriend...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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