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June 1, 1987 | United Press International
A photo showing model Donna Rice sitting on the lap of former presidential candidate Gary Hart was sold to the National Enquirer by a friend of Rice for $25,000, a published report said Sunday. The New York Times, quoting unidentified sources, said the Enquirer obtained the rights to publish the photo in its June 2 edition after extensive negotiations with Lynn Armandt, a friend of Rice.
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November 13, 1991
At the request of the National Enquirer, a judge sealed a deposition by a former reporter alleging that the tabloid trashed actress Roseanne Arnold's rented home to concoct a pigsty story. The comedian and her husband, Tom Arnold, denied charges that they extensively damaged their leased $3.5-million Benedict Canyon home and say the mess was made after they moved out in May, 1990.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 29, 1990 | KARI GRANVILLE
Some conflicts simply invite spectators to sit back and enjoy the fray, so fittingly suited are the combatants--Godzilla vs. Rodan, Truman Capote vs. Gore Vidal. Count among them the current clash between journalism's two titans of the sensational expose, "60 Minutes" of CBS and the National Enquirer of the grocery store check-out line.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1991
A federal judge on Monday dismissed part of comedienne Roseanne Barr's $35-million lawsuit against the National Enquirer for allegedly publishing her stolen love letters. U. S. District Judge Ronald Lew in Los Angeles dismissed two racketeering counts against the tabloid but left in place a conspiracy charge under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Lawyers defending the National Enquirer against a $10-million libel lawsuit asked a federal judge Friday for phone records they say could bolster the tabloid's story that claimed that the wife of former Rep. Gary Condit had attacked intern Chandra Levy. Carolyn Condit sued after the newspaper published an August 2001 story with the headline "Cops: Condit's Wife Attacked Chandra." Condit has said she never met the slain intern, and Washington, D.C.
BUSINESS
December 14, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Trustees for the estate of National Enquirer publisher Generoso Pope Jr. on Tuesday announced that the splashy supermarket tabloid is for sale. Pope, who died Oct. 2 of a heart attack at his beachfront home, built the chronicle of UFOs and celebrities' woes from a small New York tabloid to a glitzy weekly with a 4.5 million circulation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1999 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge refused Thursday to block the National Enquirer from reporting that its archrival, the Globe, paid $250,000 to a flight attendant to "set up" TV sportscaster Frank Gifford in an extramarital tryst. The story, set to appear in next week's edition of the Enquirer, also contends that Gifford's wife, Kathie Lee, tried to get the flight attendant prosecuted for prostitution. At an emergency hearing before U.S.
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January 25, 1992 | TERRY PRISTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Comic Roseanne Arnold and her husband, Tom Arnold, on Friday dropped their lawsuit alleging that National Enquirer reporters trashed a $3.5-million home in Benedict Canyon in order to fabricate a story ridiculing the comedienne for living in a pigsty.
NEWS
February 13, 1992 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pete Rose was in the slammer and the warden was vehement: no journalists, no photos, no interviews. Not today, not tomorrow, not ever. It was just the kind of challenge that starts the journalistic juices flowing at the National Enquirer. If you are not one of the 3.8 million Americans who buys the Enquirer every week--or one of the 22 million who reads it--there are a few things worth mentioning before you hear the Pete Rose story.
NEWS
April 23, 1992 | ANDREA HEIMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You don't mean to, but you can't resist. You stop. You look. You nervously lookaround to see who's looking at you looking at it. You scan the page. You need to know what's really going on with Madonna's love life. And what if Satan really has escaped from hell? A quick peek inside the Star, the National Enquirer or maybe the Weekly World News will satisfy that urge. Like the 600-pound Australian farmer who was whisked away by a UFO, you are not alone.
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