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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Arrest warrant issued for Lindsay Lohan

Arrest warrant issued for Lindsay Lohan

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — A Beverly Hills judge has issued an arrest warrant for Lindsay Lohan after the actress failed a drug test.

The 24-year-old has been ordered to appear in court Friday and is now facing possible jail time for violating her probation.

Officials at Los Angeles County Superior Court said a bench warrant was issued Monday for Lohan. However, authorities said Lohan won’t be taken into custody pending the court hearing Friday.

Lohan confirmed on her Twitter page last week that she failed a court-ordered drug and alcohol screening.

Jay-Z, Coldplay collaborating on Vegas show

LAS VEGAS — Jay-Z and Coldplay plan to share the stage in Las Vegas as New Year’s Eve headliners at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas casino-resort.

Cosmopolitan officials said Monday that the music superstars would also play solo sets with the performances broadcast on the hotel’s 65-foot marquee overlooking the Las Vegas Strip.

The Cosmopolitan said the concert is part of a three-day invitation-only celebration roughly two weeks after the resort opens. The $3.9 billion resort owned by Deutsche Bank is scheduled to open Dec. 15.

Cosmopolitan officials said the New Year’s Eve weekend will also include a surprise performance on the resort’s pool deck, which overlooks Las Vegas Boulevard.

Randy Quaid, wife released after arrests

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Authorities said actor Randy Quaid and his wife have been released on bail after their weekend squatting arrests for moving into a home they reportedly sold years ago in California.

Santa Barbara County sheriff’s spokesman Drew Sugars said the Quaids were arrested Saturday after an alarm went off at the Montecito home and the couple was found living in a guest house.

The 59-year-old actor known for roles in ‘‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’’ movies and his wife, Evegena, were booked for investigation of felony residential burglary and misdemeanor entering a building without consent.