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Protesters in Boat Try to Crash Romney Fundraiser

Mitt makes $3M with trio of Hamptons events

(Newser) - Mitt Romney held three fundraisers at three private residences in the Hamptons yesterday, and protesters arrived by air, land, and sea. Two men were busted after they tried to sail across a pond to crash Romney's fundraiser at the home of Revlon Chairman Ron Perelman, reports the Los Angeles ... More »

Feds' $433M Smallpox Drug Contract a Controversial One

White House overrode experts, pushed for deal

(Newser) - Smallpox was virtually eliminated 33 years ago and already has a cheap, effective vaccine that exists in large quantities. So why is the Obama administration pushing so hard to spend $433 million on an expensive and experimental smallpox drug that might not be needed and might not work? Perhaps it'... More »

Biggest Divorces of the Decade

From Brad and Jen to Madonna and Guy, these made headlines

(Newser) - For better or for worse, this decade will always be remembered as the one in which that homewrecker Angelina Jolie broke up Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s marriage. The Daily Beast comments on that, and nine other high-profile divorces of the '00s. More »

Barkin May Get Revenge on Ex Via New Show

Actress creates series based on her life and divorce

(Newser) - Ellen Barkin is producing and starring in an HBO pilot about a hot woman in her 50s "famous for her high-profile marriage, who divorces, and re-enters the singles market," the New York Post reports. Sound familiar? In 2006, Barkin's husband, billionaire Ron Perelman, surprised her with divorce papers... More »

Revlon Boss Goes After Ex-Wife's Family in Court

Billionaire Perelman's lawsuit alleges former brother-in-law connived to grab millions

(Newser) - Revlon's billionaire chairman has sued his former brother-in-law over millions he says are owed to the estate of his late ex-wife and their daughter, Bloomberg reports. Ron Perelman alleges Robert Cohen was “wanton, willful and malicious” in persuading his parents—one ailing, the other incapacitated—to transfer their assets... More »

Barkin Sues Ex for More Millions

Claims Perelman owes her film company

(Newser) - Ellen Barkin is $40 million richer after last year’s divorce from billionaire Ron Perelman, but now she says the Revlon mogul owes her production company $3.4 million. Barkin is suing her ex for the funding, promised in a contract—but Perelman has no intention of paying up, the... More »

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