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Police: Man posed as Bieber online to extort nude photos

Bieber Impostor

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via AP

A Massachusetts man was arrested on suspicion of soliciting nude photos from a 9-year-old California girl while posing online as Justin Bieber, authorities said Tuesday. Read more

Lin-Manuel Miranda to play 'Hamilton' for Oscar Lopez Rivera

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda says he will play Alexander Hamilton at a Chicago performance in honor of the commutation of Oscar Lopez Rivera's sentence by President Obama. Read more

The Latest: Florida Rep. Rutherford still in hospital

Trump Budget Chief Taxes

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Hip-hop podcast host charged in fatal concert venue shooting

A hip-hop podcast host arrested in connection with a concert venue shooting that left a rapper's bodyguard dead and three other people wounded is a killer and a danger to the community unworthy of bail, a prosecutor said on Tuesday. Read more

Academy of Country Music Awards moves to T-Mobile Arena

The Academy of Country Music Awards is moving its annual show to the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Read more

The Latest: Trump has late dinner at his DC hotel

Trump Inauguration

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Gov. Phil Bryant delivers State of the State address

The text of Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's 2017 State of the State address, as prepared for delivery Tuesday: Read more

4 dead in new shooting in Mexico's Caribbean resort region

Mexico Shooting

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Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors' office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festival in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead. Read more

Sacramento blues musician arrested after gunfire at party

A Sacramento blues musician has been accused of firing a gun during a downtown house party. Read more

Mexico: no warrants for actress Kate del Castillo

AP Interview Kate del Castillo

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The spokeswoman for Mexico's Attorney General's Office says there are no warrants for actress Kate del Castillo, but she has been "mentioned" in criminal investigations. Read more

Miami Seaquarium criticizes del Castillo for orca campaign

AP Interview Kate del Castillo

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Miami Seaquarium says it won't release its orca named Lolita to "appease a fringe group" that includes Mexican actress Kate del Castillo. Read more

The Latest: Prosecutor calls hip-hop podcast host a killer

The Latest on the arrest of a hip-hop podcast host in connection with the fatal shooting of a rapper's bodyguard (all times local): Read more

Tax deadline looms for Prince estate; government to get half

Prince Estate

Photo by Chris Pizzello

"Money Don't Matter 2 Night," Prince once sang. But his money matters a lot to the IRS, and the case provides a cautionary tale not just for the wealthy, but not-so-rich Americans as well. Read more

Beat-boxing rapper is making NY political bid

A beat-boxing rapper is making a political bid in Syracuse, New York. Read more

Sam Moore to sing at Trump inaugural event

Inauguration-Trump-Sam Moore

Photo by Owen Sweeney

Sam Moore of the soul duo Sam and Dave has been added to the list of performers for President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural events. Read more

Chicago, LA, Hamburg join in John Neumeier's 'Orphee'

The Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera and Germany's Staatsoper Hamburg are collaborating with the Joffrey Ballet for the first time on a new production of Gluck's "Orphee et Eurydice" by choreographer John Neumeier. Read more

Adams' 'Girls of the Golden West' to premiere on Nov 21.

Composer John Adams' "Girls of the Golden West" will be given its world premiere by the San Francisco Opera on Nov. 21. Read more

Sioux Falls resident brings creativity to city

He wanted a light above his daughter's desk. Read more

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

APTOPIX Mexico Shooting

Por Esto de Quintana Roo, via AP

Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in this Caribbean resort. Read more

Singer Nina Simone's birthplace in Tryon for sale for $95K

The small wooden cottage that was the birthplace of singer, pianist and civil rights activist Nina Simone is for sale in Tryon, North Carolina. Read more

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