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Country star Kane Brown countersues producer over contract

Mar. 18, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Kane Brown and Atlanta-based producer Polow Da Don are embroiled in a contract dispute that has both sides claiming they are owed money. The Grammy-nominated producer, whose real name is Jamal Jones, sued Brown in February claiming breach of contract, saying he has not...

Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father

Mar. 18, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump's life is "pathetic" after his weekend Twitter attack against her father, the late Sen. John McCain. She fired back at Trump on ABC's "The View" Monday after the president tweeted comments criticizing her father, who died last year after battling...

A shimmering night in Dubai as Dior shows its haute couture

Mar. 18, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Under a large circus-style tent, Dior showcased its latest haute couture collection to a crowd of Mideast-based fashionistas, social media figures, celebrities, buyers, designers and editors Monday night. It was the first show in Dubai for the French fashion house, which...

Reality TV star 'Mama June' arrested in Alabama

Mar. 18, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Reality television star June "Mama June" Shannon has been arrested on drug charges in Alabama. News outlets report that Shannon and a friend, Eugene Doak, were arrested March 13 at a gas station in Macon County where he was heard threatening her. The reports say that in the course of...

Tim McGraw, CeCe Winans to perform during NFL Draft

Mar. 18, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April. The NFL announced Monday that Grammy-winning country star Tim McGraw will perform a free outdoor concert on April 26 and Grammy-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans...

R. Kelly case spotlights abuse of girls in the era of #MeToo

Mar. 18, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The girls, a dozen of them 15 to 18 years old, file into a conference room in a downtown Brooklyn office building, taking seats in chairs carefully arranged in a circle. On the floor in front of them is a makeshift altar of comforting objects: A string of Christmas lights, plastic toys and...

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

Mar. 18, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country hit-making duo Brooks & Dunn are riding a resurgence of interest in '90s-era country music with a new album celebrating their top-selling singles, a longstanding Las Vegas residency and now an invitation to join the Country Music Hall of Fame. The duo, along with comedic...

MLB's Leroy Stanton, traded with Nolan Ryan, dies in crash

Mar. 18, 2019 8:59 AM EDT

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man killed in a car crash last week has been identified as a former Major League Baseball player who was a member of the Seattle Mariners during its inaugural season. News outlets report Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken says 72-year-old Leroy Stanton was...

Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' composer, is dead

Mar. 17, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like "Miserlou" and "Let's Go Trippin'" earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 81. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other details were available....

Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' composer, is dead

Mar. 17, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like "Miserlou" and "Let's Go Trippin'" earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 83. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other details were available....