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Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

Sep. 21, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love." The trio — it's unclear if Fergie is still part of the group — released the videos Friday. They also announced proceeds from the song will benefit the...

Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Sep. 21, 2018 10:29 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Since her debut in 2015, Louisiana singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle has felt the weight of expectations on her shoulders. Her first album "How Can It Be" propelled her to the top of the Christian music charts and was certified platinum, a rare feat for a Christian music record. But...

Unreleased Chris Cornell songs to be released in November

Sep. 21, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New Chris Cornell music is being released more than a year after his death. Cornell's widow Vicky is behind the new album "Chris Cornell," as well as a four-disc box set. Both will be released November 16. The first track from both projects is titled "When Bad Does Good ." Vicky Cornell...

'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

Sep. 20, 2018 6:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Assassination Nation" is trying to make you uncomfortable. The film even starts out with about a dozen "trigger warnings" previewing the horror that is to come in this internet age Salem witch trial about four teenage girls who become the enemies of an entire town when a hacker stars...

Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Sep. 20, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years in prison. The Death Row Records...

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Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Sep. 21, 2018 10:29 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Since her debut in 2015, Louisiana singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle has felt the weight of expectations on her shoulders. Her first album "How Can It Be" propelled her to the top of the Christian music charts and was certified platinum, a rare feat for a Christian music record. But...

AP Interview: Chopin contest winner praises old pianos

Sep. 21, 2018 10:10 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The winner of the world's 1st Chopin competition on historic pianos says the search for the original sound restores the appeal of classical music and helps artists understand the composer's intentions. Tomasz Ritter of Poland was named the best of 30 young pianists at the 1st...

Guatemalan to be sentenced in crash that killed Colts player

Sep. 21, 2018 10:07 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man from Guatemala living illegally in the U.S. is set for sentencing in a drunken driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. Manuel Orrego-Savala will be sentenced Friday, two months after he pleaded guilty to two counts of operating a...

Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker convicted of espionage

Sep. 21, 2018 8:47 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia granted a royal pardon on Friday to Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced last month to six years in prison on spying charges in a trial widely criticized as unfair. It was not immediately clear if he has already been released from Prey Sar prison on...

'He's been there': Trump stumps for vulnerable Sen. Heller

Sep. 21, 2018 7:58 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — His own political fortunes intrinsically linked to his party holding control of Congress, President Donald Trump on Thursday offered full-throated support for the most vulnerable incumbent Republican senator, while unleashing a torrent of grievances against Democrats and the news media and...

Singer Elton John and partner win libel judgment

Sep. 21, 2018 7:24 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Singer Elton John and partner David Furnish have accepted an apology and undisclosed libel damages over a newspaper report that their dog severely injured a child while on a play date. The pair brought the case against News Group Newspapers, which owns The Sun and Sun on Sunday, over a story...

Cambodia grants pardon to Australian filmmaker sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment on espionage charge

Sep. 21, 2018 6:58 AM EDT
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia grants pardon to Australian filmmaker sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment on espionage charge.

Africa youth boom on display as Uganda leader faces pop star

Sep. 21, 2018 3:33 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Call it a struggle for the soul of the ghetto. Uganda's longtime president this month went on a whirlwind tour of some of the capital's poorest slums, handing out checks totaling over a quarter-million dollars. The next day, residents turned up in the red colors of the opposition and...

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

Sep. 21, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love." The trio — it's unclear if Fergie is still part of the group — released the videos Friday. They also announced proceeds from the song will benefit the...

Unreleased Chris Cornell songs to be released in November

Sep. 21, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New Chris Cornell music is being released more than a year after his death. Cornell's widow Vicky is behind the new album "Chris Cornell," as well as a four-disc box set. Both will be released November 16. The first track from both projects is titled "When Bad Does Good ." Vicky Cornell...