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WASHINGTON (AP) A mother and daughter have been sentenced for embezzling $214,000 from a federal program that provides services to the blind. Seventy-year-old Barbara Stevenson-Jones and her daughter, 51-year-old Pamela Stevenson, both of Bowie, Maryland, pleaded guilty in September.

LAS VEGAS (AP) The infamous couple who gate-crashed the White House plan a Las Vegas nightclub outing, but this time they're definitely on the guest list. Would-be reality TV couple Tareq and Michaele Salahi are scheduled to party Jan. 16 at Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace.

WASHINGTON (AP) An NBA official says the Washington Wizards will fine some players for participating in Gilbert Arenas' on-court antics that made light of his gun troubles. On Tuesday, Arenas was surrounded by his teammates when he knelt on the court and pointed his index fingers at them, as if he were firing a pair of guns.

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