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Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 case
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years....

Author to face critics of new book about city's rape cases
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Author Jon Krakauer doesn't like to make public appearances, so there will be no book tour to promote his latest work, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."...

Smashing Pumpkins frontman brings awareness to vets
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Smashing Pumpkins takes the stage this summer, part of the band's mission will be to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. military veterans....

Charlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- This year's PEN American Center gala was a defense of free expression, of Charlie Hebdo and of PEN itself....

Francis Ford Coppola wins prestigious Spanish prize for arts
MADRID (AP) -- Francis Ford Coppola, director of such classics as "The Godfather" trilogy and "Apocalypse Now," has won Spain's Princess of Asturias arts prize for his outstanding contribution to the world of film....

Scientific study: Beatles, Stones eclipsed by hip-hop impact
LONDON (AP) -- The impact of hip-hop's arrival on the pop music scene eclipsed that of the Beatles-led British invasion of 1964, a computer analysis of 17,000 songs has found....

PHOTOS: Skywriter's message of love, peace and smiley faces
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- High above New Orleans, a small plane rolled in tight barrels, trailing smoke to create inspirational messages: smiley faces, peace signs, hearts and words like "jazz," "amen" and - in a true testament of flying ability - "transform."...

Van Gogh work fetches over $66 million at New York auction
NEW YORK (AP) -- A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in $66.3 million at auction Tuesday....

Fonda, Tomlin play it 'fierce' in comedy 'Grace and Frankie'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-negating punchlines....

Prince announces 'Rally 4 Peace' concert Sunday in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Prince has announced plans to perform at a concert in Baltimore following recent unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody....

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