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Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip

Apr. 16, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — This is the Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday: ORDER OF SERVICE All stand. The Coffin is removed from the Land Rover and is carried to the West Steps where it rests at 3pm for the one minute National...

Keith Urban, Mickey Guyton have chemistry as ACM hosts

Apr. 16, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards will host a very special crowd who will finally get to see live music performances again. A small group of vaccinated medical workers will be in the audience for this year's show, airing on Sunday on...

Oath Keeper is 1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot

Apr. 16, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Jon Ryan Schaffer, the frontman of the band...

LA Phil's Dudamel to become music director of Paris Opera

Apr. 16, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gustavo Dudamel will become music director of the Paris Opera while continuing his commitment to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The Paris Opera and the Venezuelan director announced the appointment Friday. “Opera has long played...

Chen tops Hanyu to win men's free skate at World Team Trophy

Apr. 16, 2021 10:31 AM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Three-time world champion Nathan Chen won the free skate at the figure skating World Team Trophy on Friday to continue his dominance of two-time Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu. First after the short program, Chen opened with a quadruple flip and...

First concert in over a year to be held in Huntington

Apr. 16, 2021 04:40 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Live music will return to Huntington for the first time in over a year on Friday for a concert that will mark the city's 150th anniversary. The Herald-Dispatch reports that doors will open at John C. Edwards Stadium an hour before the...

Shy podcaster helped police crack California cold case

Apr. 15, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Lambert would like to get back to making music but he can’t seem to stop chasing a ghost that has haunted him for nearly 25 years. A billboard on the side of the road on California's Central Coast led him on a detour three years ago from his...

12-time Oscar nominee Diane Warren hopes for 'awesome' win

Apr. 15, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a dozen and more reasons, Diane Warren would be overjoyed to win a best original song Oscar for her work in “The Life Ahead” starring Sophia Loren. A trophy for the Italian-language film's song, “Io Si (Seen),” would be Warren’s first...

Tribute planned for Adam Schlesinger, who died of COVID-19

Apr. 15, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of the Monkees, R.E.M., Dashboard Confessional and The Black Keys are turning out for a virtual tribute concert next month for Adam Schlesinger, who died of COVID-19 a year ago. “Adam Schlesinger, A Musical Celebration, Virtual Show” will...

Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

Apr. 15, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge gave the green light Thursday to move jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to New York City to go on trial this summer after several delays. Kelly has been held in Chicago, where he’s facing a potential second trial in the fall in a separate...