Al Gore sues Al Jazeera America for unpaid millions

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“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#1 Aug 15, 2014
Published August 15, 2014
Associated Press

Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year.

David Boies, Gore's attorney, said in a statement that Al Jazeera America "wants to give itself a discount on the purchase price that was agreed to nearly two years ago." He said the suit was filed in Delaware Court of Chancery on Friday.

Al Jazeera America didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

The Qatar-owned news channel took over Current TV's signal last August and hired a slew of U.S. TV news veterans like Soledad O'Brien and John Seigenthaler. It is available in nearly 60 million U.S. homes.

Gore and co-founder and former Current TV CEO Joel Hyatt each had 20 percent stakes in Current, while Comcast Corp. had less than a 10 percent stake. Another major investor in Current TV was supermarket magnate and entertainment industry investor Ron Burkle.

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#2 Aug 16, 2014
Another poor democrat, so sad!
Duke for Mayor

Brunswick, OH

#3 Aug 16, 2014
Cry me a river Al.

woof

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

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#4 Aug 16, 2014
And this my friends, is what happens when you deal with the devil...
Pope Che Reagan Christ I

Lodi, OH

#5 Aug 16, 2014
BizzyBee wrote:
And this my friends, is what happens when you deal with the devil...
Because no muslims pay their debts, right Buzzy? No a single one of them. Your quaint bigotry has been missing from the palate of ignorance.
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#6 Aug 16, 2014
How many people have had to sue Donald Trump to get paid?
d pantz

United States

#7 Aug 16, 2014
Pope Che Reagan Christ I wrote:
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Because no muslims pay their debts, right Buzzy? No a single one of them. Your quaint bigotry has been missing from the palate of ignorance.
"No a single one of them".... what?
d pantz

United States

#8 Aug 16, 2014
Big Johnson wrote:
How many people have had to sue Donald Trump to get paid?
All Muslims are like the Don? Racist.
d pantz

United States

#9 Aug 16, 2014
Does Al really think his failed media organization was worth THAT MUCH?....

“Bee Hive Jive”

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#10 Aug 16, 2014
Pope Che Reagan Christ I wrote:
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Because no muslims pay their debts, right Buzzy? No a single one of them. Your quaint bigotry has been missing from the palate of ignorance.
The subject is about al Jezeera not paying their debt...

You're the one saying no Muslims pay their debt....
Lmao
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#11 Aug 16, 2014
BizzyBee wrote:
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The subject is about al Jezeera not paying their debt...
You're the one saying no Muslims pay their debt....
Lmao
Then which party do you mean by "the devil", and why?
Duke for Mayor

Brunswick, OH

#12 Aug 16, 2014
Big Johnson wrote:
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Then which party do you mean by "the devil", and why?
Not difficult to understand, twit.

woof
Duke for Mayor

Brunswick, OH

#13 Aug 16, 2014
Pope Che Reagan Christ I wrote:
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Because no muslims pay their debts, right Buzzy? No a single one of them. Your quaint bigotry has been missing from the palate of ignorance.
No a single of them?

woof

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

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#14 Aug 16, 2014
Big Johnson wrote:
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Then which party do you mean by "the devil", and why?
Come on BJ
Anyone who defaults on a signed contract is the devil......devious intent.....

It's an old saying....never thinking it would be picked apart...the meaning is obvious.
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#15 Aug 16, 2014
BizzyBee wrote:
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Come on BJ
Anyone who defaults on a signed contract is the devil......devious intent.....
It's an old saying....never thinking it would be picked apart...the meaning is obvious.
Sure, and I just fell off the turnip truck yesterday.
They cannot kill a Spook

Detroit, MI

#16 Aug 16, 2014
Big Johnson wrote:
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Sure, and I just fell off the turnip truck yesterday.
That will happen if you don't hang on tight.

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

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#17 Aug 16, 2014
Big Johnson wrote:
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Sure, and I just fell off the turnip truck yesterday.
LOLOLOL
If you knew( I knew you knew) then why did you ask? You're too funny!
BTW...turnips are good. I use them in soup. Yum
=~}

“Bee Hive Jive”

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#18 Aug 16, 2014
They cannot kill a Spook wrote:
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That will happen if you don't hang on tight.
Hi Spook!
How's the weekend going? It's cool here and I'm loving every minute of it!
How's the critters lately?
Beany is sleeping a lot lately. Probably because she's over 16 yrs old.
Pope Che Reagan Christ I

Lodi, OH

#19 Aug 16, 2014
BizzyBee wrote:
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Come on BJ
Anyone who defaults on a signed contract is the devil......devious intent.....
It's an old saying....never thinking it would be picked apart...the meaning is obvious.
For Christ's sake, at least have the integrity to stand by your bigotry.
They cannot kill a Spook

Detroit, MI

#20 Aug 16, 2014
BizzyBee wrote:
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Hi Spook!
How's the weekend going? It's cool here and I'm loving every minute of it!
How's the critters lately?
Beany is sleeping a lot lately. Probably because she's over 16 yrs old.
All my critters are well. Mr Skunk is patrolling the sweet corn as the staggered plantings come on. He has a little striped but yet calico colored kitten that would rather follow him around than play with the other cats. Not.too bad on temperature but I see it.is supposed to be hot next week and into September. It hey they can't get the weather right 24 to 30 hours out let alone several weeks.

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