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Connecticut man charged with making anti-Semitic threats

A 50-year-old Connecticut man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he made threats against Jews and synagogues on an internet forum for heavy metal music fans. Read more

Katy Perry belts 'Rise' and 'Roar' at Democratic convention

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Katy Perry sparkled in a slinky, silver dress Thursday as she belted her new song "Rise" and her signature "Roar" for an audience of Democratic delegates waving their glowing cellphones. Read more

Lady Gaga hits stage for invite-only show for DNC delegates

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Lady Gaga hit the stage at an invitation-only concert Thursday for delegates to the Democratic National Convention, covering classic songs from Woody Guthrie, Neil Young, the Beatles and others. Read more

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

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Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same. Read more

Mary J. Blige files for divorce from husband of 13 years

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Mary J. Blige is ending her marriage to her husband-manager after nearly 13 years. Read more

The Latest: Trump slams Clinton over 'radical Islam'

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The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): Read more

47 people arrested at Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey

Police say more than 40 people were arrested at two Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey over the weekend on a variety of charges including assaulting police and selling items without a permit. Read more

The Latest: Activist passes out beans, says process 'stinks'

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The Latest on protests and demonstrations on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention (all times local): Read more

Appeal filed in copyright case of Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway'

Lawyers have appealed a jury decision that cleared Led Zeppelin of accusations it lifted a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven." Read more

O'Jays ask Republican congressman to stop using their music

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The founding members of the O'Jays are asking a Republican to stop using their music for the second time in a week. Read more

Morocco says it arrests 52 suspects in IS-linked terror cell

Morocco's Interior Ministry says it has arrested 52 people suspected of being part of a cell linked to the Islamic State group. Read more

Fergie, Black Eyed Peas headline separate DNC concerts

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Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas haven't played together in five years, but they will be playing separate concerts in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. Read more

Relatives of star's entourage obtain $70 million judgment

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The families of four members of Jenni Rivera's entourage who were killed along with the Mexican-American superstar in a 2012 plane crash are entitled to $70 million, a judge has ruled. Read more

Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter

Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. Read more

Family keeps hit songwriter Lori McKenna grounded, inspired

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Singer-songwriter Lori McKenna now has a Grammy trophy sitting on her piano at her home in Massachusetts, thanks to Little Big Town's hit song "Girl Crush," but her five kids still don't think that makes her cool. Read more

Guns N' Roses star Slash surprises 'School of Rock' cast

The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical "School of Rock" got a surprise guest during rehearsal — Guns N' Roses star Slash. Read more

Earls of Leicester lead bluegrass award nominations

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The Earls of Leicester are nominated for eight awards individually and as a group, including entertainers of the year, at this year's International Bluegrass Music Awards. Read more

Attorneys eye what led to charge against Motley Crue's Neil

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Attorneys for Vince Neil said Wednesday they're investigating what led to a misdemeanor battery charge accusing the Motley Crue frontman of grabbing a woman's hair and pulling her to the ground in April outside a Las Vegas Strip resort. Read more

Sandy Pearlman, produced Clash, Blue Oyster Cult, dead at 72

Sandy Pearlman, a pioneering rock critic who later produced and managed Blue Oyster Cult and worked with The Clash, Patti Smith and other punk artists, has died. Read more

'Empire' producer Lee Daniels: Hillary Clinton knows me

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Lee Daniels, the co-creator of TV's "Empire," spoke passionately of his own family's struggles as he endorsed Hillary Clinton Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, calling her a true advocate for victims of gun violence who can help turn "their heartache into action." Read more

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