Comedown of the Week

WAYNE NEWTON

A $5.2 million libel award to the resident king of the Las Vegas strip was overturned by a federal appeals court. A lower-court jury had decided that an ( October 1980 NBC broadcast falsely linked the singer's purchase of a casino to underworld assistance.

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