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Jackson not guilty on all counts

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Recording superstar Michael Jackson returned to his Neverland Ranch a free man yesterday after a jury acquitted him of charges that he had plied a 13-year-old cancer patient with alcohol, molested him, then conspired to imprison the boy and his family. The verdict brought vindication for the embattled performer, whose close relationships with young boys have been questioned for more than a decade. Jackson, 46, had previously paid multimillion-dollar settlements to two accusers, and he had told a British TV interviewer that his sleepovers with children were a "beautiful thing." Inside the courtroom yesterday, Jackson showed little emotion as the clerk read...