The Social Climber: Lauryn Hill Released From Prison
Oct. 5, 2013
Singer Lauryn Hill Released From Prison
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Former Fugees singer Lauryn Hill was released Friday from a federal prison where she served three months after pleading guilty to failing to pay taxes, The Associated Press reported.
"She was released several days early based on a number of factors the Bureau of Prisons takes into consideration, including good behavior. She will now start today a one-year period of probation with three months of home confinement during that year," Hill's attorney, Nathan Hochman told the AP in an email Friday.
Hill failed to pay taxes on more than $1.8 million earned between 2005 and 2007, as well as unpaid state and federal taxes in 2008 and 2009, according to the AP.
Don't forget to file next year!
Kim Raver Lives for Another '24'
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Kim Raver, who has appeared in shows like "Grey's Anatomy" and "Lipstick Jungle" will be returning to her role as Audrey Raines in the reboot of the Fox show "24," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Raver, along with her on-screen father William Devane (who played the role of James Heller), will join Keifer Sutherland as the story of Jack Bauer returns in "24: Live Another Day."
Here's to reliving another 24 hours.
World Teachers' Day 2013
Don't forget to remember your favorite teacher or professor today. UNESCO has designated Oct. 5 as World Teachers Day to celebrate the role they play in providing quality education.
This year, UNESCO is focusing on "tackling the teacher gap, barriers to better quality education and teachers' role in developing globally-minded citizens," according to its website.
Hats off to all the teachers out there.
Giant Squid Found in Spain
A giant squid weighing 400 pounds was found on a beach in Pechon, Spain earlier this week.
According to researchers, the squid is part of the "Architeuthis Dux" species, Spanish newspaper El Diario Montanes reported.
It is currently being housed at the Maritime Museum of Cantabria, the newspaper reported.
Black Sabbath Reveals Details on Live DVD
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Black Sabbath revealed more details about their upcoming live DVD "Gathered in Their Masses." The film features interviews with band member Ozzy Osbourne and was shot on April 29 and May 1, according to UPI.