Knox Plans Interview To Pay Legal Fees • Obama's Aunt Granted Asylum


Amanda Knox‘s family is negotiating with British, American, and Italian TV networks to do a tell-all interview to help pay for her legal fees. So far, her family has spent nearly $1 million and they’re broke.

Her father Curt Knox, who recently lost his job at Macy’s, says, “We have mortgaged everything, our retirement has gone, everything has gone. We will do all that it takes to get Amanda freed and we will worry about the finances later.” • President Obama‘s Kenyan aunt Zeituni Onyango will be allowed to stay in the country after a U.S. immigration court granted her asylum today. “The asylum process is confidential and she wants to keep it that way, so we can’t get into details on why the judge granted asylum or the exact basis for her claim,” said her attorney. “She doesn’t want people to feel sorry for her.” • Teen sailor Jessica Watson turned down a $250,000 offer to let photographers attend her 17th birthday party tomorrow. • In UVA’s first women’s lacrosse game since senior Yeardley Love was murdered, her former teammates, as well as players from the opposing Towson University team, wore shirts and arm bands in her honor. • Andrea Curry-Demus of Pittsburgh was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years for luring a pregnant woman to her apartment, cutting her child from her womb, hiding her body and trying to pass the child off as her own. • 22-year-old Ashley Johnson was fired from Brixx Pizza in North Carolina for complaining on Facebook that a couple had kept her at work for an extra hour, then only left a $5 tip. Company officials say she violated a policy against disparaging customers. • Have you always dreamed of sleeping in a bed that looks like a giant hamster wheel? Thought so! Be sure to visit this hotel in Nantes, France. •

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