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Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin confirm marriage on Instagram

Nov. 18, 2018 3:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are confirming their long rumored marriage. On Instagram, at least. The 24-year-old Canadian singer posted a picture on Instagram earlier this week of him holding hands with the 21-year-old model with the caption: "My wife is awesome." Baldwin followed up by...

Police killing of Utah hip-hop artist draws protest

Nov. 18, 2018 3:30 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Advocates are demanding answers in the killing of a 30-year-old hip-hop artist by Salt Lake City police. KTVX-TV reports that dozens of people demonstrated on Saturday to protest the shooting of Cody Belgard. The group Utah Against Police Brutality and the Rose Park Brown Berets say...

African singer makes persecution of fellow albinos visible

Nov. 18, 2018 2:59 PM EST

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa and dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May. More than 100 politicians, diplomats and albinos...

Obama to speak at foundation's summit in Chicago

Nov. 18, 2018 9:20 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, author Dave Eggers and actress and singer Janelle Monae are will be among the speakers at the second Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. The summit is Sunday and Monday. It brings together young leaders from the foundation's programs, including Obama Foundation...

Veteran returns to Vietnam for photography perspective

Nov. 18, 2018 9:06 AM EST

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — In 1969, Kimo Williams thought of Vietnam as a "Third World, backward, gloomy environment." He was a senior in high school and an all-star football player with scholarship invitation from Arizona State, but he decided to enlist in the Army that summer. The day after his 20th...

Disney details new 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' attractions

Nov. 17, 2018 4:31 PM EST

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — "Star Wars" fans will soon be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off against Kylo Ren in battle. Disney on Saturday announced some details of the new "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" lands, opening in 2019. It also announced that composer John Williams, creator of the classic...

Skateboarding, coffee, art, music at new Society Memphis

Nov. 17, 2018 11:30 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis will soon be home to a unique indoor skatepark, complete with a skate shop and coffee shop. Society Skatepark & Coffee, a 10,000-square-foot facility just off Broad Avenue, should open the weekend of Nov. 17. Mark Horrocks is co-owner of Society Memphis together with...

Amy Lott's healing music message, from Mississippi to world

Nov. 17, 2018 1:07 AM EST

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Several decades ago, when Amy Lott was a child, she sat down at a piano at Annabelle Boyd's home in Meridian and hit a note. It could've been an F sharp, or a B flat — she likely doesn't remember — but that one note resonated from the old upright piano, moved through...

Wolves beat Blazers for 3rd straight win since Butler trade

Nov. 17, 2018 12:03 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett showed up courtside, and that wasn't the only surprise in Minnesota on Friday night. In their first week without erstwhile defensive stalwart Jimmy Butler, the new-look Timberwolves locked down one of the Western Conference's top teams. Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points,...

Justin Bieber, ex-neighbor settle long-running egging suit

Nov. 16, 2018 9:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbor whose house the pop singer egged. A document filed Friday shows the case has been resolved in its entirety. No details were given about the terms. Jeffrey and Suzanne Schwartz filed a lawsuit in early...