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Led Zeppelin Triumphant in 'Stairway to Heaven' Copyright Lawsuit: 'We Are Grateful the Jury Has Ruled in Our Favor'

Led Zeppelin Triumphant in 'Stairway to Heaven' Copyright Lawsuit: 'We Are Grateful the Jury Has Ruled in Our Favor'

Originally posted 06/23/2016 03:15PM

After a week-long trial – and two years of legal posturing – Led Zeppelin have won the copyright lawsuit claiming that they had plagiarized the music for their beloved classic, "Stairway to Heaven."

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Ed Sheeran Faces $20 Million Copyright Lawsuit over 'Photograph'

Originally posted 06/09/2016 12:35PM

Two songwriters have sued Ed Sheeran for more than $20 million, claiming that the British singer's hit song "Photograph" bears a "striking similarity" to a song they penned for a onetime winner of The X Factor, according to multiple reports.

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What to Know About Famed Lawyer Gloria Allred: Inside Her Most High-Profile Cases

What to Know About Famed Lawyer Gloria Allred: Inside Her Most High-Profile Cases

Originally posted 06/06/2016 05:00PM

Amber Heard might be adding yet another powerhouse attorney to her corner.

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Amber Heard Sues Comedian Who Accused Her of Blackmailing Johnny Depp – and Reveals More Shocking Alleged Details of Abuse

Amber Heard Sues Comedian Who Accused Her of Blackmailing Johnny Depp – and Reveals More Shocking Alleged Details of Abuse

Originally posted 06/03/2016 05:10PM

Amber Heard has filed a defamation lawsuit against comedian Doug Stanhope after he accused her of blackmailing Johnny Depp and lying about the actor's alleged domestic abuse.

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True Crime

The Shield Actor Michael Jace Convicted of Second-Degree Murder in Killing of Wife

Originally posted 05/31/2016 04:00PM

Former The Shield actor Michael Jace was convicted Tuesday in the fatal shooting of his wife April Jace at their Los Angeles home in front of the couple's two young sons, PEOPLE confirms.

The verdict was announced Tuesday after a weeklong trial. A jury of six women and six men deliberated for around two hours before finding Jace, 53, guilty of the second-degree murder of his wife on May 19, 2014. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, he faces 40 years to life in state prison.

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Bill Cosby Admitted to Sex with Teens, Said Agency Sent Five or Six Models to His Studio Each Week

Bill Cosby Admitted to Sex with Teens, Said Agency Sent Five or Six Models to His Studio Each Week

Originally posted 05/23/2016 08:20PM

Entertainer Bill Cosby admitted to having sex with at least two teen-aged girls and said an agency would send "five or six" models to his studio each week while he was filming one of his sitcoms, according to portions of Cosby's deposition in a long-settled civil released by the Associated Press on the eve of a preliminary hearing on the lone criminal case against Cosby.

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Kesha Explains the Meaning Behind Her BBMAs Performance Outfit: 'My Heart Got Stabbed'

Kesha Explains the Meaning Behind Her BBMAs Performance Outfit: 'My Heart Got Stabbed'

Originally posted 05/23/2016 12:20AM

Kesha was approved to perform at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards on the conditions she could not discuss her ongoing lawsuit with Dr. Luke, but that couldn't stop her wardrobe from doing the talking.

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People Scoop

Doctors Involved in Joan Rivers Final Surgery Are Still Licensed to Practice Medicine

Originally posted 05/13/2016 05:20PM

The doctors at the center of the lawsuit surrounding Joan Rivers' death still hold their medical license, PEOPLE has confirmed.

On Thursday, Joan's daughter Melissa, 48, reached a settlement in her lawsuit with the clinic where Joan stopped breathing during throat surgery before she died a week later in September 2014.

While details of the settlement were not disclosed, Melissa exclusively told PEOPLE on Friday: "We finally have what we were looking for … answers. We wanted to unearth what happened and now I can look my son in the eye and tell him exactly that – and that someone's taking responsibility for it."

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Melissa Rivers Learned Mom Joan's Last Words During Wrongful Death Lawsuit but Says Those 'Will Remain Personal'

Originally posted 05/13/2016 10:45AM

Melissa Rivers says she learned the final words of her mother Joan Rivers as a result of the lawsuit she filed against the clinic where the comedian underwent the surgery that led to her death.

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