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10 Things to Know for Today

Feb. 11, 2019 7:22 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP TRIES TO TURN BORDER DEBATE WITH EL PASO RALLY In his first rally since November's midterm elections, the president is aiming to deliver on his elusive signature pledge to American voters. 2. SPONSOR...

Rapper settles part of pepper spray lawsuit in Mississippi

Jan. 24, 2019 11:57 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hip-hop star Boosie BadAzz has settled part of his lawsuit over being pepper sprayed in a Mississippi Gulf Coast mall, and he's telling fans to stay away from the community. News outlets report the rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana — whose name is Torrence Hatch —...

Celebs, athletes give 'Dragon Ball' pop culture super status

Jan. 15, 2019 3:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Dragon Ball" may be a Japanese-born anime, but the series has become a major pop culture influencer for years. Rappers sprinkle references in their rhymes, athletes channel the character's super powers when making big plays and the franchise's star even made a towering appearance at...

Big Boi, Travis Scott to join Maroon 5 in Super Bowl show

Jan. 13, 2019 3:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL on Sunday ended months of uncertainty by officially announcing Maroon 5, Big Boi and Travis Scott as the performers at this year's Super Bowl halftime show. Maroon 5 had been the widely reported halftime show act since September, but the NFL didn't confirm the band as its headliner...

Feuding French rappers seek to take dispute to boxing ring

Jan. 11, 2019 7:11 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Two French rappers who fought a running battle inside a Paris airport with their entourages over the summer are seeking to take their dispute into a boxing ring in Belgium. Booba, one of France's most successful rap artists, announced on social media a "light-heavyweight category" bout at...