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In Brief: Knife teen sent to anger class

A TEENAGER, who produced a knife during a domestic violence incident, has been released on probation on condition he gets anger-management counselling.

The boy (16) had been remanded in custody by Judge Clare Leonard at the Dublin Children's Court last week. However, yesterday when the case resumed, Judge Leonard imposed a three-month probation bond.

She ordered the teen to attend anger-management counselling and drug abuse treatment.

The boy had pleaded guilty to assaulting two gardai at his north Dublin home, on January 14 last.



Boxer cleared of gun threat

Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr has been cleared of threatening to send armed friends to harm two security guards at a gated community in Las Vegas.

Mayweather, undefeated in 42 bouts and widely regarded as the best defensive fighter of his generation, was found not guilty by a judge. The ruling said prosecutors failed to meet the burden of proof.

The confrontation took place after the guards stuck notices on windows of cars parked in front of Mayweather's home because visitor passes were not visible.



Cheat has date with disaster

A man invited a woman whom he met online to his home, then reported her as a burglar -- after his girlfriend turned up unexpectedly.

Police in Colorado Springs said two-timing Kevin Gaylor's girlfriend came home just before the woman was due to visit, so he called officers and reported his new acquaintance as a burglar.

Gaylor was charged with falsely reporting an intrusion to authorities.



Lohan's dad on assault charge

The estranged father of Mean Girls actress Lindsay Lohan has made his first appearance in court on domestic violence charges.

Michael Lohan (51) walked out of jail in Tampa, Florida, on bail yesterday.

Lohan is accused of grabbing his on-off girlfriend, 28-year-old Kate Major, and pushing her down several times during an argument.