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Although Sacha Baron Cohen's new blockbuster comedy, Borat, received lots of laughs from American audiences, not everyone has found the movie funny--especially many of the film's unwitting actors. From humiliated University of South Carolina fraternity brothers to destitute citizens of a remote Romanian village, Cohen has made enemies across the globe. In fact, these disgruntled participants are now lining up to take legal action against Twentieth Century Fox, the studio behind Baron Cohen's movie. more...

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Perhaps the war between the Marshalls is the 21st century version of the Hatfields and McCoys or the Montagues and Capulets. Like every famous family feud, this one started with a fight over love and money. For now, it looks like Vickie Lynn Marshall, a.k.a. Anna Nicole Smith, has won a Supreme Court battle. Read more to find out why Anna Nicole won her case. more...

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After being in the spotlight in the 1990s, sexual harassment is appearing in the news again. This time with a twist as the focus is now on legislation not lawsuits. With the renewed focus on the issue, perhaps it may be time for a look back to the five biggest cases in U.S. history. Read more to find out which cases made the list. more...

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When Anna Nicole Smith died on February 8, she left behind a 5-month-old daughter and a tabloid-worthy trail of legal uncertainties: her potential inheritance from husband J. Howard Marshall II, the paternity and custody of her daughter, Dannielynn, and her purported marriage to lawyer Howard K. Stern to name a few. How will this all wrap up? Chances are, not very neatly and not very quickly either. more...

- - Celebrity Lawsuits

Donald Trump has become infamous for telling business mogul wannabes "You're fired!" every week on primetime television. Yet, after Trump's casino operations filed bankruptcy for the second time this past November, many have wondered if it isn't time for board members to give Trump a pink slip. Despite the company failings, Trump will remain as chairman and CEO and continue to collect a $2 million dollar paycheck. more...

- - Celebrity Lawsuits

Shortly after 5 a.m. police officers responded to a 911 call at the residence of legendary music producer Phil Spector. It wasn't until after forcibly subduing Spector in the foyer of his home that one of the officers finally noticed the dead woman slumped in a nearby chair. more...

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Daydreaming about winning the lottery is amazing. In fantasizing, we think about spending our winnings. Considering whether you would buy a castle or travel around the world first become real debates. But if your lottery fantasies do become a reality, you'll need to take care of a few things before you start the spending spree. more...

- - Personal Finance

Trickle down economics under Bush benefit the wealthiest corporations with generous tax cuts. But that doesn't benefit the other 98% of Americans. John Kerry has outlined policies to invigorate small businesses that wrest away the wealthy's tax bonanza for financing. Read more for his plan. more...

- - Corporate Law

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is being impeached. How does the impeachment process work? more...

- Government & Politics

How scandal and corruption led self-proclaimed reformer and "people's politician" Rod Blagojevich to be the first impeached Governor in Illinois history. more...

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