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    by Wochit Headline News

    Michael Egan, the man who has accused X-Men director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him in 1999 claimed that his mother first reported the allegations to the Los Angeles Police Department when he was 17. Singer is accused of sexually assaulting him at wild pool parties when he was 15. Singer’s attorney, Marty Singer, said in a statement that they plan to bring “a claim for malicious prosecution against Mr. Egan and his attorney after we prevail.”
    A lawyer for "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer says the director has credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series that show he wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands. Singer's lawyer, Marty Singer, told The AP the director was in Toronto working on his first major studio film from August through October 1999. A lawsuit filed by a former child model says Singer abused him several times during that span.
    Oh, to be a New York Times writer. The Newspaper of Record yesterday reported that consumers who “liked” General Mills foods on Facebook could “give up their right to sue the company.” Today, the paper backpedaled a bit. Under a misleading headline suggesting that General Mills had amended its legal policies , the Times reports that only consumers who join the cereal maker’s online communities and download items of value, such as coupons, agree to the company’s policy requiring legal disputes to be settled in arbitration.
    We had a black president TWO TIMES before we had an animated 3D movie with a black character as the lead: In November, DreamWorks' Home , based on Adam Rex ’s book The True Meaning of Smekday , will be the first. The film features Rihanna's vocals portraying a teenage girl named Tip, with Jim Parsons lending his voice to an alien named Oh.