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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Lohan released from jail, goes to rehab center

Lohan released from jail, goes to rehab center

LOS ANGELES -- Lindsay Lohan has been released from jail, but she's not exactly a free woman.

The actress was discharged at 1:35 a.m. Monday after serving 14 days of a 90-day sentence for violating her probation in a 2007 drug case, a sheriff's spokesman said. She is now required to begin a three-month stint in rehab.

A prosecutor has said that Lohan cannot be released early and will have to spend the entire time in treatment, reportedly at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Shakespeare lands book dealer in jail

LONDON -- An unemployed book dealer who paraded as a wealthy playboy was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison for possessing a stolen first edition of Shakespeare's plays, a rare volume described as a ''quintessentially English treasure.''

Last month, a jury cleared Raymond Scott, 53, of stealing the First Folio but found him guilty of handling stolen goods and removing stolen property from Britain.

Scott was arrested after he took the 1623 volume to the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. two years ago and asked to have it authenticated. Experts there alerted police, who said the folio was stolen from a display case at Durham University in northern England in 1998. Scott claimed he had found the volume in Cuba and denied all charges.

Piano played by Beatles up for auction

LONDON -- These ivories have history.

A British auction house is offering for sale a piano from London's Abbey Road Studios that was featured on tracks by The Beatles and Pink Floyd.

Auctioneer Bonhams said Monday that the battered Challen upright, scarred by coffee stains and cigarette burns, is expected to fetch between $157,000 and $230,000.

The piano resided at Abbey Road's Studio Three between 1964 and the 1980s, and was used on tracks including The Beatles' ''Tomorrow Never Knows'' and ''Paperback Writer.''

Pink Floyd later recorded part of Dark Side of the Moon'' in Studio Three and used the piano.