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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson announces upcoming concerts at the London O2 Arena in London. The estate of Michael Jackson is suing Disney, saying an ABC television special on the singer’s last days infringed on its intellectual property. The estate filed the lawsuit Wednesday against the network and parent company Disney in federal court in Los Angeles. It alleges that last week’s special “The Last Days of Michael Jackson” illegally uses significant and repeated excerpts of his most valuable songs including “Billie Jean,” and “Bad,” substantial excerpts of his music videos including “Thriller” and “Black or White,” and excerpts from a documentary and feature film that belong to the estate. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
May 30, 2018 - 2:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson sued ABC and parent company Disney on Wednesday, saying a two-hour documentary on the singer's last days improperly used the King of Pop's songs, music videos and movies. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles and obtained by The...
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In this Sunday, May 27, 2018, photo a pair of 2018 Model 3's sit at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. A wireless update of antilock braking software improved the stopping distance of Tesla's electric Model 3, prompting Consumer Reports to reverse course and give the car its "Recommended Buy" rating. The magazine said Wednesday, May 30, that the update cut 19 feet off the car's stopping distance from 60 miles per hour. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 30, 2018 - 2:04 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A wireless update of antilock braking software improved the stopping distance of Tesla's electric Model 3, prompting Consumer Reports to reverse course and give the car its "Recommended Buy" rating. The magazine said Wednesday that the update cut 19 feet off the car's stopping...
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May 30, 2018 - 1:20 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A wireless update of antilock braking software improved the stopping distance of Tesla's electric Model 3, prompting Consumer Reports to reverse course and give the car its "Recommended Buy" rating. The magazine said Wednesday that the update cut 19 feet off the car's stopping...
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May 30, 2018 - 1:18 pm
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — A Seattle-area company has removed a school shooting video game from its online platform following widespread backlash. The "Active Shooter" video game was pulled days before it was to be released on the video game marketplace Steam. Valve Corp. as Steam's parent company said...
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FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, a Walmart employee scans items while conducting an exercise during a Walmart Academy class session at the store in North Bergen, N.J. Walmart is offering its employees a new perk: affordable access to a college degree. America’s largest private employer, which in the past has helped its workers get their high school or equivalency degree, hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain higher quality entry-level employees in a tight U.S. labor market. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 30, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is offering its employees a new perk: affordable access to a college degree. America's largest private employer, which in the past has helped its workers get their high school or equivalency degrees, hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain higher quality entry-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Roseanne Barr participates in the "Roseanne" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. ABC canceled its hit reboot of "Roseanne" on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the "Planet of the Apes." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 30, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Roseanne Barr (all times local): 11:50 a.m. President Donald Trump has broken his silence on the cancellation of "Roseanne." In a tweet, Trump noted that Robert Iger, who is chief executive of ABC's parent Walt Disney Co., called Valerie Jarrett to say the network...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein listens during a court proceeding in New York. Weinstein won't testify before the New York grand jury that's weighing whether to indict him on rape and other sex charges. A statement issued through a spokesman Wednesday, May 30, says Weinstein's lawyers decided there wasn't enough time to prepare him to testify. They say he learned the specific charges and the accusers' identities only after turning himself in Friday, with a deadline set for Wednesday afternoon to testify or not. (Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool)
May 30, 2018 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein won't testify before the New York grand jury that's weighing whether to indict him on rape and other sex charges, according to a statement issued through a spokesman Wednesday. The statement said Weinstein's lawyers decided there wasn't enough time to prepare him to...
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Michael Cohen arrives to court in New York, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Lawyers for President Donald Trump and Cohen, his personal attorney, appear again before a judge in New York as part of an ongoing legal tussle about attorney client privilege and records seized from Cohen by the FBI. Among the issues to be discussed: Whether Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn actress, Stormy Daniels, will get a formal role in the case. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 30, 2018 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing on the FBI investigation of Michael Cohen (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A New York judge says lawyers for President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and Trump have until June 15 to make attorney-client privilege claims over data seized in April raids. U.S...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross leaves his hotel in Beijing. An American business group appealed to China to allow more access to its state-dominated economy ahead of a visit by Ross for trade talks. The American Chamber of Commerce in China said Wednesday, May 30, 2018, that foreign companies welcome Chinese leaders' promises to ease restrictions but said they have yet to follow through on earlier pledges. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
May 30, 2018 - 11:20 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron warned against trade wars in an impassioned speech about international cooperation Wednesday, two days before the Trump administration decides whether to hit Europe with punishing new tariffs. Top European officials are holding last-ditch talks with the...
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Michael Cohen arrives to court in New York, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Lawyers for President Donald Trump and Cohen, his personal attorney, appear again before a judge in New York as part of an ongoing legal tussle about attorney client privilege and records seized from Cohen by the FBI. Among the issues to be discussed: Whether Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn actress, Stormy Daniels, will get a formal role in the case. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 30, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing on the FBI investigation of Michael Cohen (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Lawyers for President Donald Trump and his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, are appearing again before a judge in New York as part of an ongoing legal tussle over records seized...
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