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Parents Sue, Blame FaceTime for Death of Daughter

They've filed a wrongful death suit against Apple after crash

(Newser) - A Texas couple is suing Apple, claiming its FaceTime app is responsible for the death of their 5-year-old daughter. James and Bethany Modisette say Apple was granted a patent in 2014 for a FaceTime design that would've used GPS tracking to determine speed of travel to prevent people from... More »

Michael Jackson Doc to Face Manslaughter Charge

Prosecution of Conrad Murray will rest on 'theory of gross negligence'

(Newser) - California prosecutors will charge Conrad Murray with involuntary manslaughter for his role in the death of Michael Jackson. Prosecutors plan to argue that Murray was grossly negligent in prescribing a sleep aid to the pop singer. An indictment will be sought after the LAPD completes the formality of presenting the... More »

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