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Dolphins' Flores says he supports player protest movement

Aug. 23, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports the NFL player protest movement and receiver Kenny Stills' involvement, but wants him to play better. "Everything these guys protest, I've lived it, I've experienced it," said an impassioned Flores, who is the son of immigrants...

Men arrested after using open houses to rob celeb's homes

Aug. 22, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say two men in Los Angeles were arrested after using open houses to rob homes of celebrities, including singers Usher and Adam Lambert. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday that 32-year-old realtor Jason Emil Yaselli and 33-year-old Benjamin...

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

Aug. 22, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The music videos began appearing on social media within hours of the announcement by India's Hindu nationalist-led government that it was stripping statehood from the disputed region of Kashmir that had been in place for decades. The songs delivered a message to India's 250 million YouTube...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Aug. 22, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of August 21, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. The...

Miley Cyrus takes to Twitter to deny cheating rumors

Aug. 22, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus denied rumors Thursday that she cheated on her soon-to-be ex-husband, Liam Hemsworth. In stream-of-consciousness mode, the pop star concluded : "You can say I am a twerking, pot smoking, foul mouthed hillbilly but I am not a liar." Hemsworth, 29, and Cyrus, 26, were on again,...

Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges

Aug. 22, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May. Black entered the change of plea in a Miami federal court. Prosecutors charged him with crimes including falsifying information on federal forms...

Review: Raphael Saadiq's history imbues stirring 'Jimmy Lee'

Aug. 22, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

Raphael Saadiq, "Jimmy Lee" (Columbia Records) "Jimmy Lee" is a stirring album combining Raphael Saadiq's trademark vintage soul sounds with moving gospel, disquieting soundscapes and closing triad of tunes that pulls no punches in addressing social ills and personal doubts. Saadiq's family losses to addictions...

Browns owners donate $4.5 million to city's musical scene

Aug. 22, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam have donated $4.5 million to the city's eclectic musical arts. The couple has given to the Cleveland Orchestra, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Playhouse Square to help fund scholarships and educational programs at all three institutions. The...

Review: Redd Kross knead fun into high-energy power pop

Aug. 22, 2019 12:52 PM EDT

Redd Kross, "Beyond The Door" (Merge Records) Redd Kross continue to swing their pendulum widely and wildly between punk roots and power pop on "Beyond The Door," their latest album arriving after seven lean years in terms of new recordings, but rich with live dates and reissues. Brothers Jeff and Steven McDonald...

DC club owner charged with soliciting sex acts in Maryland

Aug. 22, 2019 8:04 AM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The owner of two popular Washington D.C. music venues has been accused of attempting to buy sexual favors from a massage therapist in Maryland. News outlets report 61-year-old Seth Hurwitz was arrested Wednesday and charged with soliciting prostitution. Hurwitz owns the 9:30 Club and...