• Michael Jackson's doctor pleads not guilty to manslaughter charges

    Michael Jackson's grieving family have appeared in court to see the man accused of causing the late singer's death plead not guilty to involuntary manslaughter. The superstar's father and mother, Joe and Katherine, his brothers Jermaine, Marlon, Tito, Jackie and Randy, and his younger sister LaToya were all present to see his personal physician face charges over the singer's passing. Dr Conrad Murray denied "unlawfully, and without malice, killing Michael Joseph Jackson" at Los Angeles Superior Court and was released on bail of $75,000 - £48,000 – after surrendering his passport. Judge Keith Schwartz told softly-spoken Dr Murray - hired by Michael

  • Hollywood bad boy Russell Crowe brings tears to rugby star's eyes with heartfelt gift

    With masculine roles in films like Gladiator, Romper Stomper, and most recently Robin Hood, Russell Crowe has a reputation for being a real man's man. His softer side was on show this week, though, as he made a particularly poignant and moving gesture that reduced an English rugby player to tears. The dad-of-two – co-owner of rugby league team the South Sydney Rabbitohs – presented Sam Burgess with a club membership card in the name of his late father shortly before the player made his debut for Russell's team. He comforted the 21-year-old, who was greatly moved by the thoughtful gift,

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