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Johnny Depp May Have Broken the Law

In this great nation of ours, when it comes to the issue of responsibility in exercising the God-given right to free expression, Johnny Depp has clearly crossed a line.

Interestingly, though, the actor may soon discover that he additionally ventured into territory that has the potential to place him in legal jeopardy.

While out promoting his latest film at the Glastonbury arts festival in the U.K., Depp let loose with a not-so-veiled threat on the life of the President of the United States.

In an unintelligible accent, he asked the crowd, “Can you bring Trump here?”

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The Sterlings Create Multibillion Dollar Legal Quagmire

Last week wrapped up with a series of unexpected events that were related to the continuing saga of Donald Sterling and his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Sterling’s estranged wife Shelly announced late Thursday night that she had signed an agreement to sell the basketball team to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

On Friday, the NBA canceled a hearing to oust Sterling, which had been scheduled to take place in a few days. The league continues to move forward, however, in its voting on whether to give the go-ahead of the sale to Ballmer, who still needs to obtain the approval of three-quarters of the league’s 30 owners.

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How Good Is John Edwards’s Defense?

It seems that John Edwards has gone from the highest of heights to the lowest of lows.

Now that a grand jury has indicted him, could the former U.S. senator and ex-presidential candidate actually end up becoming a convicted criminal?

Edwards has been charged with six campaign finance law violations for allegedly accepting $925,000 from donors to conceal an extramarital affair and pregnancy with Hollywood videographer Rielle Hunter.

The cash was allegedly provided by two of Edwards’s donors: his national campaign finance chairman, Fred Baron, who supplied more than $300,000 and who passed away in 2008, and Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, a 100-year-old banking heiress, who came up with more than $700,000.

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