Santa Barbara County District Attorney Thomas Sneddon Jr. today as the charges are filed in state superior court, a spokesman said.Prosecutors said at the time of Jackson's arrest that he would face multiple charges of child molestation.).] Thursday 2 January 1997 It was reported in the Irish Times newspaper that representatives of Sinn Féin (SF) had approached the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) about the possibility of an electoral pact during the forthcoming general election.
The Bishop of Down and Dromore, Harold Miller, said that the debate over whether same-sex relationships were sinful or normal had not been resolved anywhere in the Anglican Communion and questioned whether Irish Anglicans could find middle ground between the two positions.
It is the second time in 10 years that such allegations have been made about Jackson, who was a child star with the Jackson 5 during the 1960s and in 1982 made "Thriller," one of the best-selling albums of all time.
In 1994, Jackson settled a civil suit filed by the family of a boy who claimed Jackson had sexually molested him.
John Hume, then leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), wrote an article in the Sunday Independent newspaper which responded to approaches from Sinn Féin (SF) for an electoral pact.
Hume stated that the SDLP would only enter such a pact if there was an Irish Republican Army (IRA) ceasefire and if SF dropped its policy of abstention from the Westminster parliament.
A woman who accuses Bill Cosby of sexual assault won't be cross-examined about the lawsuit she filed against him at the comedian's Pennsylvania trial.