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Saudi Women Move to Dump Male Guardians

More than 14K women have signed petition so far

(Newser) - In Saudi Arabia, women are hamstrung from doing certain tasks many of us take for granted—including marrying and vacationing abroad—without permission from their male guardians. Now, more than 14,000 Saudi women are trying to change that with a petition to the government that they hope will put... More »

I Was Kept Incommunicado at Spa: Katherine Jackson

People she 'trusted' didn't tell her kids were worried

(Newser) - Katherine Jackson now says she was kept incommunicado at an Arizona spa and was not told her grandchildren were frantic with worry. She made the surprising revelation in court documents filed before a judge returned guardianship of Michael Jackson's three children to her yesterday. She said she had planned... More »

Katherine Jackson Loses Custody of Michael's Kids

Judge hands temporary guardianship to cousin TJ

(Newser) - Another episode in the weird family feud that has erupted in the last week among Michael Jackson's family: A judge has removed matriarch Katherine Jackson as guardian of Michael's three children and handed custody over to their cousin, TJ Jackson, 34, reports TMZ . At an emergency hearing, the... More »

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