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Lauryn Hill tax evasion sentencing delayed

SENTENCING DELAYED–This April 15, 2011 photo shows singer Lauryn Hill performing during the 12th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Spencer Weiner, file) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge postponed Lauryn Hill’s tax evasion sentencing on Monday but not before scolding the eight-time Grammy-winning singer for reneging on a promise to make restitution by now.

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Wesley Snipes leaves Pa. prison after tax sentence

FREE MAN-In this Sept. 9, 2009 photo, Wesley Snipes poses during the photo call for the film “Brooklyn’s Finest” at the 66th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File) LEWIS RUN, Pa. (AP) — Wesley Snipes has been released from a federal prison in Pennsylvania.

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A boost for gay marriage: Justices question US law

PROTESTING–Marriage Equality supporters hold flags in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, March 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) by Kevin Coyne WASHINGTON (AP) — Concluding two days of intense debate, the Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could give a boost to same-sex marriage by striking down the federal law that denies legally married gay spouses a wide range of benefits offered to other couples.

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Singer Dionne Warwick files for bankruptcy in NJ

FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY–This Nov. 3, 2012 photo shows singer Dionne Warwick after receiving the lifetime acheivement award at the 2012 MOBO Awards in Liverpool. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Singer Dionne Warwick claims in a recent bankruptcy filing that she owes nearly $10 million in back taxes and her monthly expenses exceed $20,000.

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Rapper Ja Rule leaves NY prison in gun case

LEAVES PRISON–In this March 2, 2010 photo, rapper Ja Rule attends the premiere of “Brooklyn’s Finest” in New York. Platinum-selling rapper Ja Rule was set to leave an upstate New York prison on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession but head straight into federal custody in a tax case. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File) by Michael Virtanen Associated Press Writer ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Platinum-selling rapper Ja Rule left an upstate New York prison Thursday morning after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession and headed straight into federal custody in a tax case.