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Hilton out of jail in half the normal time

Las Vegas -- Paris Hilton was able to bond out of a Las Vegas jail in about half the normal time to reduce distractions, officials say.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Deputy Chief Jim Dixon said Hilton was moved through the Clark County Detention Center quickly to reduce disruptions because of her celebrity, the Las Vegas Review-Journal said Monday.

Hilton, 29, was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession when Las Vegas police pulled over a car she in which she was a passenger for a traffic stop last week.

Cellphone ban fails to reduce accidents--study

Washington, January 30 -- According to the latest study data released by Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) on Friday, laws banning the use of cellphones while driving are not doing much to reduce the number of car crashes.