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Why Lauryn Hill Canceled Her Concert in Israel
Lauryn Hill has canceled her concert in Israel three days before she was scheduled to perform after trying to set up a similar concert in the Palestinian territories. "When deciding to play the region, my intention was to perform in both Tel Aviv and Ramallah," she wrote on Facebook Monday.
Celebrities Who Served Time in Federal Prison
Teresa Giudice is officially a federal inmate. The " Real Housewives of New Jersey " star is the latest celebrity to do time in federal prison. The 42-year-old reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut, this morning, beginning her 15-month sentence after pleading
Lauryn Hill Gets Reprieve from Home Detention to Go On Tour
Now that she has left prison, Lauryn Hill is ready to get back to work. The Grammy-winning artist has been given a six-week reprieve from her three-month home detention in order to go on the road and tour. “Ms. Hill has been permitted by Judge...
One Week To Go: Super Storm Stalls Presidential Politics (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE LATEST ON THE STORM: ABC’s weather guru Sam Champion reports: Sandy came on shore packing the punch of a Super Storm. It’s is currently bringing heavy snow storms inland, and tropical storm force winds over...
Perils of Pre-Tapes: President Obama Talks iPod on Radio as Hurricane Hits
As Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the Mid-Atlantic this morning, and the White House scrambled to get the commander in chief back to Washington, President Obama could be heard on the radio airwaves in battleground Ohio talking about his iPod. “I’ve got a pretty good mix....
Obama Talks iPod in Pre-Taped Interview as Sandy Hits
As Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the Mid-Atlantic states this morning, and the White House scrambled to get the commander in back to Washington, President Obama could be heard on the radio airwaves in battleground Ohio talking about his iPod. “I’ve got a pretty good mix....
Lauryn Hill Facing Possible Prison Sentence After Guilty Tax Plea
Eight-time Grammy Award winning singer Lauryn Hill could face up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to evading federal taxes. The former Fugees star made the guilty plea today in U.S. District Court in Newark, N.J., after being charged three weeks ago with...
Lauryn Hill: Tax Cheat?
Lauryn Hill has been called the greatest female rapper. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey call her a tax cheat. “Singer and actress Lauryn N. Hill was charged today with willfully failing to file three years of income tax returns with the IRS,” US Attorney Paul...
Haiti Relief: Text Messages Speed Donations
American Red Cross, Disaster Relief Organizations Accepting Donations Via Text Messages
From Grammys to Prison to Freedom
Backed by celebrity and legal heavyweights, hip-hop artist John Forte was one of two people whose prison sentences were commuted by President Bush Monday, giving advocates of drug sentencing reform something to celebrate. While there are tens of thousands of men and women in federal prison because