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Boy held on bail for arson threat

A 14-year-old boy has been remanded on continuing bail pending sentence for threatening to burn down a woman's home after she complained that youths from an HSE care centre attacked her son.

The boy, who is in care, pleaded guilty at the Children's Court to making a threat to cause criminal damage to the woman's home in Dublin, on February 7 last year.

Nas and Kelis marriage over

The marriage of Nas and Kelis is officially over.

Court filings show a judge on Friday dissolved the union between singer Kelis Rogers and rapper Nas, whose full name is Nasir Jones. No other details were revealed.

Rogers, best known for her feisty tune Milkshake, filed for divorce last May, citing "irreconcilable differences".

Setback for Leona's US bid

Chart-topping star Leona Lewis's plans to tour the US were shelved today after headliner Christina Aguilera pulled out.

Lewis was due to support Aguilera on a series of dates starting in July. But Aguilera has postponed the shows until 2011 after saying she needs more time to prepare.