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“I haven’t spoken with her in a week. I want her home now,” 14-year-old Paris Jackson tweeted, later providing a number for people to contact in case they saw her grandmother. Mrs. Jackson has been caring for Paris, Prince Michael and Blanket Jackson since their father’s death in June 2009.

It was unclear who is taking care of the children in her absence.

The incident demonstrated divisions in the Jackson family just days after five of the singer’s siblings once again claimed that the King of Pop’s will was a fake and that the executors of his lucrative estate should step down.

The undated letter, signed by Janet, Randy, Tito, Rebbie and Jermaine Jackson, claimed Mrs. Jackson was being manipulated by the executors, John Branca and John McClain, her health had been affected, and that she suffered a mini-stroke.

The estate has denied the accusations, which have swirled since Michael Jackson died from an overdose of a powerful anesthetic. Mrs. Jackson obtained permission from a judge to investigate the will’s validity, but never pursued the matter in court.

Winehouse family marks year since singer’s death

Singer Amy Winehouse’s father said it’s tough dealing with the loss of his daughter, but he’s happy she is having a helpful impact on the world through the foundation named after her.

“Even after a small space in time — we’re talking a year since Amy passed away — we are beginning, well, Amy is beginning, to have a positive effect on a lot of disadvantaged young people’s lives,” Mr. Winehouse said in an Associated Press interview Friday.

Winehouse died on July 23, 2011, at her London home from accidental alcohol poisoning at age 27. The Amy Winehouse Foundation was launched last year in the United Kingdom and in April in the United States.

Mr. Winehouse said he expected Monday — the one-year anniversary of Amy’s death — to be difficult, but planned to spend the day with family and friends.

“There are going to be lots of tears and lots of laughter and that is exactly how Amy would have wanted it,” he said.

In the United Kingdom, the Winehouse family has raised more than $1 million and has assisted various charities. In America, the group is working with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra to develop “after school music club houses” and feed hungry children throughout Louisiana.

The foundation has raised profits from donations and the release of the Amy’s posthumous album “Lioness: Hidden Treasures” and a book by Mitch Winehouse titled “Amy, My Daughter,” released this summer.

Elton John notches first No. 1 album in two decades

British pop icon Elton John on Sunday scored his first number one album in his home country in more than 20 years, his seventh in total.

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