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  • Teresa Giudice Sentenced to Serve Time at Prison in Danbury

    Teresa Giudice Sentenced to Serve Time at Prison in Danbury

    (NEW YORK) — Teresa Giudice will kick off 2015 by reporting to prison. On Jan. 5, the reality TV star is expected report to a federal prison camp in Danbury, Connecticut — the same facility that serves as the setting for Piper Kerman’s memoir, Orange Is the New Black. Judge Esther Salas, who oversaw Giudice’s federal tax fraud case, learned on a conference call with the reality TV star’s lawyers Wednesday that the federal Bureau of Prisons assigned Giudice to Danbury, which was one of the facilities recommended by the judge. Salas also told Giudice’s attorneys on a conference call… Read more

  • Hear Alternate Version of "Stairway to Heaven" Featured on Deluxe "Led Zeppelin IV" Reissues

    Hear Alternate Version of "Stairway to Heaven" Featured on Deluxe "Led Zeppelin IV" Reissues

    The entire alternate version of Led Zeppelin‘s classic anthem “Stairway to Heaven” that will be included on the bonus disc of the upcoming deluxe reissues of the group’s 1971 album, Led Zeppelin IV, has made its way online.  The track was mixed by guitarist/producer Jimmy Page during a 1971 visit to the Los Angeles studio Sunset Sound Recorders, although he eventually decided to abandon that version after he returned to London to complete work on the album. Among the differences heard in the Sunset Sound mix are more prominent guitars, subdued drums and additional echo in some sections. “It’s always… Read more

  • Annie Lennox Takes on "Evocative" Standards with New Album "Nostalgia"

    Annie Lennox Takes on "Evocative" Standards with New Album "Nostalgia"

    In the ’90s, Annie Lennox released Medusa, a disc of cover versions of pop and rock songs from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.  But on her new album Nostalgia, the singer goes back much farther than that, tackling legendary standards from the Great American Songbook.  It’s something she says she never would have even considered doing back in the ’80s, when she was topping the charts as the frontwoman of Eurythmics. “I would have had absolutely no interest in doing it,” she tells ABC News Radio.  “It would have been inappropriate.  At that time, in the ’80s, Dave Stewart and… Read more

  • Mike Sorrentino Pleads Not Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy

    Mike Sorrentino Pleads Not Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy

    (NEWARK, N.J.) — Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit tax fraud at his arraignment Thursday, as did his brother, Marc Sorrentino. The former Jersey Shore star will remain free on $250,000 bail. A trial has been set for Dec. 2. The Sorrentinos have both been charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, according to paperwork obtained by ABC News last month. Mike Sorrentino, 32, was also charged with two counts of filing false tax returns for 2010-2012, while his older brother was charged with three counts of the same. Mike Sorrentino… Read more

  • Putting New Football Helmets to the Test: What's Safest?

    Putting New Football Helmets to the Test: What's Safest?

    (NEW YORK) — Preventing concussions has become a top priority for elite players and anyone with a child sporting a football jersey, and new technology and research is racing to try to make the game safer for all. Virginia Tech University, which has tracked more than 300,000 impacts on its football team, is the epicenter for research into safer helmets. Their method uses a simple but critical test: lifting a football helmet rimmed with sensors six feet into the air, then dropping it onto a rubber-coated concrete and steel block. The test mimics what players can face on the field,… Read more

  • Toddler Slams SUV into Virginia Automotive Shop

    Toddler Slams SUV into Virginia Automotive Shop

    (CHESTERFIELD, Va.) — A 2-year-old girl in Virginia escaped with no injuries after she put her mother’s car in neutral, cruised through four lanes of traffic and crashed the car head-on into an automotive shop. “I was just sitting behind my desk and all of a sudden heard a tremendous boom and jumped up to check and an SUV had hit the wall of the building,” Tony Price, the manager of Adam’s Automotive, told ABC News Thursday. The crash happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday after the toddler’s mother, who was not identified, went in to pay at a gas station… Read more

  • Statue of Liberty to Get Dressed Up for Halloween

    Statue of Liberty to Get Dressed Up for Halloween

    (NEW YORK) — Even for her 125th birthday, Lady Liberty didn’t get this dressed up. But this Halloween, the Statue of Liberty will be decked out, sporting snazzy bow ties to promote the launch of a new menswear brand from designer Nick Graham. “I was just thinking of something that would be fun to do, dressing up something very large,” Graham said. “Mount Rushmore is too far from here, so the next best thing is the Statue of Liberty.” So even if the polka-dot bow ties don’t match Lady Liberty’s robe, they’ll have to do, he joked. Graham isn’t really… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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