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  • Utah Judge’s Removal of Foster Child From Same-Sex Couple's Care Under Review

    Utah Judge’s Removal of Foster Child From Same-Sex Couple's Care Under Review

    (SALT LAKE CITY) — Utah state child welfare officials filed a motion to stay a juvenile court judge’s ruling to remove a baby from a foster home with a lesbian couple because of his apparent belief that the child is better off with heterosexual parents. Seventh District Juvenile Court Judge Scott Johansen issued an order Tuesday that the Division of Child and Family Services remove a 1-year-old child from the home of a legally married same-sex couple within the next seven days, Utah DCFS Director Brent Platt told ABC News Thursday. “I wasn’t in court that day but it’s my […]

  • Jury Finds Mobster Not Guilty in Connection with 1978 Lufthansa Heist

    Jury Finds Mobster Not Guilty in Connection with 1978 Lufthansa Heist

    (NEW YORK) — A New York jury returned a not guilty verdict on Thursday, aquitting 80-year-old mobster Vincent Asaro on all charges in relation to the multi-million dollar Lufthansa heist in 1978. Asaro was accused of playing a role in the heist at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The theft was dramatized in the movie Goodfellas. Asaro was the only mobster ever charged in connection with the heist. The verdict was returned after about two days of deliberations, the New York Times says. Asaro was accused of having helped plan the heist, then considered the largest cash robbery […]

  • Ohio Man Arrested, Accused of Inciting Violence Against US Military Members

    Ohio Man Arrested, Accused of Inciting Violence Against US Military Members

    (WASHINGTON) — An alleged ISIS supporter from Ohio was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he called for the slayings of members of the U.S. military by posting their names, addresses and photos on social media, urging his followers to kill them. Terrence J. McNeil, 25, of Akron, Ohio, appeared in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Ohio after being charged with one count of solicitation of a crime of violence, the Justice Department announced Thursday afternoon. Along with the names and addresses of military personnel, prosecutors say that some of McNeil’s postings read: “Kill them in their […]

  • Kelsea Ballerini to Help Light National Christmas Tree

    Kelsea Ballerini to Help Light National Christmas Tree

    These days, life just couldn’t get much better for Kelsea Ballerini. In addition to competing for Country’s Favorite Female Artist against Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood later this month at the American Music Awards, Billboard will honor her as its Rising Star at its Women in Music event next month. Now, she’s headed to the White House. Kelsea will perform at the 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting alongside Crosby, Stills & Nash and hip-hop artist Aloe Blacc. This is the 93rd year for the ceremony.  This year’s event starts December 3 at 4:30 p.m. ET. You’ll be able to watch […]

  • Justin Timberlake Releases "Drink You Away" to Country Radio

    Justin Timberlake Releases "Drink You Away" to Country Radio

    After his show-stopping performance at last week’s CMA Awards, you may soon be hearing Justin Timberlake on country radio. This week, RCA Nashville released a new version of the song he performed with his friend Chris Stapleton, “Drink You Away.” While the original track from Justin’s 2013 album The 20/20 Experience runs five-and-a-half minutes, the new country edit clocks in at around four. The powerhouse duet, combined with three wins for New Artist, Male Vocalist and Album of the Year, has turned into major sales for Stapleton. His debut solo recording Traveller now sits at the top of both Billboard’s […]

  • David Nail Debuts "Night's on Fire" on ABC's "Saturday Night Football"

    David Nail Debuts "Night's on Fire" on ABC's "Saturday Night Football"

    Look for the television debut of David Nail’s new single this weekend on ABC’s Saturday Night Football. You’ll see clips of “Night’s on Fire” at the end of the first and third quarters, with an extended piece of the live performance video set to roll at halftime.  Oklahoma takes on Baylor at 8 p.m. ET Saturday night on ABC. The first single from David’s forthcoming album, Fighter, will also be heard during Plays of the Week on ESPN’s SportsCenter Sunday. If you’re an avid football watcher, you might’ve already noticed David’s song “Good at Tonight” being used during college football […]

  • Dolly Parton Tells Jewel "Get What You Need Outta Me, We Don't Know How Much Longer I'm Gonna Be Around!"

    Dolly Parton Tells Jewel "Get What You Need Outta Me, We Don't Know How Much Longer I'm Gonna Be Around!"

    When Jewel was a young girl growing up on a homestead in Alaska with an outhouse, she idolized Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton, not only for their musical talents, but also because of their similar upbringings. So it was a dream come true when Dolly agreed to sing on the title track of her new album, My Father’s Daughter.  “I love Dolly… I have like idolized her and pretended we’re best friends and then I actually finally worked up the nerve to ask her to sing on this song and she was kind enough to oblige and she was everything […]