Headlines for: 08-15-1999

`INTERNET VIRGINS' HOAX TO HAVE ITS DAY IN COURT WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Remember last summer's infamous "internet virgins" stunt? Well, the sexy fiasco has wound up in court.

RUSSIANS HOPE TO BECOME BACKSTREET BOYS OF BE-BOP SANTA BARBARA (Wireless Flash) -- A quintet of teenage Russian jazz musicians is hoping to become the "Backstreet Boys of Be- bop."

FALL FASHION FORECAST: `GAP, GLAM AND GOTH' NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- How's this for a motley crew: a fashion expert says Britney Spears, Austin Powers and Sid Vicious will be the three style icons for teens this fall.

STIR-FRY COOKING TOUGH ON LUNGS (EMBARGOED UNTIL APR. 18) SHANGHAI (Wireless Flash) -- Here's some food for thought: a new study suggests Chinese stir-frying can increase your risk of lung cancer.

CHAMPAGNE SHORTAGE SPURS `DO IT YOURSELF' BUBBLY NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- The expected shortage of champagne around the millennium eve is driving some wine lovers into the do-it-yourself business.

`SPACE: 1999' GETS ITS OWN CONVENTION LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Old TV shows never die -- they just inspire fan conventions. Case in point: the 1970's Sci-Fi series, "Space: 1999,"

CHER: `I DON'T SPEAK TO MY FRIENDS FOR YEARS' NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Cher may be fun to see in concert but you wouldn't want to spend Thanksgiving with her. Cher tells "TV Guide" that she's such a loner she sometimes

OSMONDS CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY IN SHOW BIZ LONDON, England (Wireless Flash) -- The Osmond Brothers are celebrating their 40th anniversary in showbiz this year and they're still hot with the young folks -- at least in England.

CPR ONLY EFFECTIVE 5 PERCENT OF THE TIME -- SO WHY BOTHER? BOSTON (Wireless Flash) -- Does CPR really save as many lives as TV medical shows would have you believe? No, says a Boston sociologist who thinks its time for the