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Court Agrees to Listen to Led Zeppelin in ‘Stairway’ Appeal

SAN FRANCISCO — "Stairway to Heaven" will get another hearing, this time to a packed house. In a 2016 trial that included testimony from Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and singer Robert Plant, a jury found that "Stairway to Heaven" did not significantly ...
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R. Kelly Out of Jail After Posting $100K in Sex Abuse Case

CHICAGO — R. Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail Monday after posting $100,000 bail that allows him to go free while awaiting trial on charges that he sexually abused four people dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. Hours earlier, the R&B...
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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Ending Bail Before Trial

SACRAMENTO — California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. “Today, California reforms its bail system so that rich and ...
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Manafort Juror Says 1 Holdout Prevented 18-Count Conviction

WASHINGTON — A juror in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial says a lone holdout prevented the jury from convicting the onetime Trump campaign chairman on all 18 counts. "We didn't want it to be hung, so we tried for an extended period of time to convince ...