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'Definitely awkward': University freshmen get online welcome

Aug 17 2020

LOS ANGELES Sarah Showich, an 18-year-old theater major, was looking forward to joining tens of thousands of other students on Monday for a first day of classes on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Robert Durst will testify at his murder trial, defense lawyer says

Mar 10 2020

LOS ANGELES Ailing New York real estate scion Robert Durst will testify in his own defense at his trial over a two-decade-old murder, his lawyer said on Tuesday, calling a 2015 television documentary at the center of the case "deviously misleading."

Jurors in Robert Durst's California murder trial see clips of 'The Jinx'

Mar 04 2020

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles prosecutors on Wednesday played parts of movies they said incriminate Robert Durst, the New York real estate heir charged with murdering his best friend to cover up his killing of his ex-wife.

Robert Durst faces jury for opening statements in 'The Jinx' murder trial

Mar 04 2020

LOS ANGELES, March 4 Robert Durst, the ailing New York real estate scion whose arrest prosecutors say was hastened by his confession to multiple killings in a 2015 TV documentary, was due to face a jury on Wednesday for opening statements in his Los Angeles murder trial.

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

Dec 07 2019

LOS ANGELES Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the $190 million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on Twitter. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Elon Musk defamation trial goes to jury after plaintiff's lawyer calls him 'billionaire bully'

Dec 06 2019

LOS ANGELES, Dec 6 A federal jury in Los Angeles began deliberating on Friday to decide whether Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk defamed a British cave explorer whose lawyer said the "billionaire bully" should pay at least $190 million for branding his client a "pedo guy" on Twitter.

Jurors expected to begin deliberating in Elon Musk defamation trial

Dec 06 2019

LOS ANGELES, Dec 6 Jurors were expected to begin deliberating in Los Angeles on Friday in the lawsuit brought against Elon Musk by a British cave explorer who says the Tesla founder defamed him with tweets suggesting he is a pedophile.

No apology to Elon Musk from British diver at 'pedo guy' defamation trial

Dec 05 2019

LOS ANGELES The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a "pedo guy" on Twitter testified on Thursday that his criticism of the Tesla Inc chief executive that led to the tweet was not a personal attack. | Video

Musk defamation trial may head to jury after billionaire and diver spar in court

Dec 05 2019

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 Elon Musk's defamation trial could be in the hands of jury by the end of Thursday after the billionaire and the diver who is suing him sparred over the meaning and impact of a "pedo guy" tweet at the heart of the case.

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