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Evidence Tying Cheney to Plame Leak Grows

Obama DoJ renews Bush-era objections to releasing details

(Newser) - The Obama Justice Department is continuing its efforts to maintain the Bush administration's secrecy over Dick Cheney's role in the Valerie Plame CIA leak scandal, the Washington Post reports. A filing this week, intended to bolster the current administration’s case for keeping secret details of the then-VP’s 2004... More »

Judge Gives Jacko's Mom Temporary Custody of Kids

(Newser) - A Los Angeles judge today gave Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, temporary custody of the late singer’s three children, the AP reports. Katherine Jackson was not, however, given guardianship of the children’s estate. A hearing is scheduled Aug. 3 to determine permanent arrangements. “We’re not trying... More »

Octuplet Mom Disses Allred Lawsuit

(Newser) - Nadya Suleman shrugged off a legal filing by lawyer Gloria Allred today that aims to stop the Octo-Mom from financially exploiting her kids, Radar and Us Weekly report. "People are opportunists, and they just want to be in the spotlight," Suleman said. Allred and a child advocacy... More »

Penns Separate—Again

(Newser) - Sean Penn has filed for legal separation from wife Robin Wright Penn less than 2 years after a high-profile reconciliation, Extra reports. In 2007, Penn filed for divorce, though the proceeding was dropped when the two decided to stick it out. Expect the couple—married since 1996—to seek joint... More »

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