Eavesdropping In: Berlusconi Admits Giving Teen $63K, John Lennon's Letters To Be Published

by Mara Siegler · April 12, 2011

Japan has made the decision to raise the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster severity level from 5 to 7. What does that mean? [Newser]

Donald Trump has picked a fight over comments Bill Cosby made on the Today show last week and has issued a statement branding the comedian a two-faced backstabber. Classiness continues. [TMZ]

The LIC serial killer, may not be one person. Police now suspect two people may be involved in the killings. [ABCNews]

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has admitted paying $63,000 to the erotic dancer he's charged with sleeping with. He insists it was to equip her planned beauty salon with hair removal equipment, not for sex. [Telegraph]

Some 200 of John Lennon's letters, postcards, and doodles will be available to the public in a new book published next year now that Yoko Ono has granted permission for publication. [TheGuardian]