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Singer Michael Jackson dies at 50

Pop star Michael Jackson has died in Los Angeles, aged 50.

Paramedics were called to the singer's Beverly Hills home at about midday on Thursday after he stopped breathing.

He was pronounced dead two hours later at the UCLA medical centre.

Jackson's brother, Jermaine, said he was believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest.

Rajesh Mirchandani reports.

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