Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People: 'Dance Moms' Star Miller Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People: 'Dance Moms' Star Miller Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges

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Miller of 'Dance Moms' appears in court, denies hiding money

"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller has pleaded not guilty to charges that she tried to hide $775,000 worth of income from the Lifetime network reality show and spinoff projects during her Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The reality TV star, 50, was free on bond after Monday afternoon's federal court appearance. Miller can travel for the show if needed, but must check with the court before traveling out of the country.

The investigation began when a channel-surfing bankruptcy judge saw Miller on TV in December 2012 and figured she had to be making more than the $8,899 in monthly income she was claiming.

Miller's defense attorney wouldn't comment, but Miller says she hopes the court will take her expenses into account.

Adele says 'Hello' to download record * Adele's "Hello" has become the first song to sell a million tracks in a week.

Nielsen Music said Monday that Adele's comeback track sold 1.11 million digital songs, setting a new record.

Flo Rida's "Right Round" previously had the record for most downloads in a week with 636,000.

"Hello" also debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week. It is Adele's fourth No. 1 on the chart, following "Rolling In the Deep," "Someone Like You" and "Set Fire to the Rain."

"Hello" is the first single from Adele's third album, "25," to be released Nov. 20.

Former wrestler says he didn't murder his girlfriend * Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka on Monday pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in the death of his girlfriend more than three decades ago.

Snuka, who recently underwent surgery for stomach cancer, appeared to have trouble answering questions at his arraignment in Pennsylvania's Lehigh County Court, and Snuka's attorney said he has early-onset dementia and post-concussion syndrome.

Authorities found the body of Snuka's girlfriend, Nancy Argentino, 23, of New York, in May 1983 in a hotel room she was sharing with the wrestling star. …

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