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Lawyer: Thicke exploited in 'Blurred Lines' suit

Music Robin Thicke

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Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit. Read more

Wealth of riches fuels rock band New Pornographers

Music-New Pornographers

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Soft-spoken A.C. Newman doesn't seem like a braggart. Yet he feels so strongly that his rock band, the New Pornographers, has just made its best work that a simple good review won't do. Read more

Correction: Labor-Jazz Musicians story

In a story Sept. 17 about jazz musicians in New York City seeking pensions, The Associated Press misspelled the name of one musician. Her name is Keisha St. Joan, not St. John. Read more

North Dakota army band to play free concert

A North Dakota National Guard army band will host a free concert in Mandan to honor the 69th annual reunion of the 164th Infantry Regiment. Read more

Puerto Rico police arrest reggaeton star Don Omar

DON OMAR ARREST

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Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested Wednesday in the U.S. territory on suspicion of domestic violence. Read more

Miley Cyrus date barely makes court appearance

People-Miley Cyrus Date

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A massively famous celebrity meets a young homeless man in Hollywood and introduces him to an audience of millions. Then, just when it looks like the man is going to triumph, his dark past comes back to haunt him. Read more

Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either. Read more

5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 18

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Read more

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

iBook charts for week ending September 15, 2014: Read more

Live Whitney Houston CD/DVD to be released Nov. 10

A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance — and one of her last in 2009— will be released Nov. 10. Read more

Death certificate: Rapper Tim Dog died last year

Rapper Tim Dog, who was accused of swindling women out of thousands of dollars, was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year, according to a death certificate filed in Georgia. Read more

Correction: Music-U2-iTunes story

In a story Sept. 15 about U2-iTunes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the title of the album was "Songs of Freedom." The correct title is "Songs of Innocence." Read more

Michigan music center gets $1 million from Wege

A 131-year-old music center in Grand Rapids is receiving $1 million from the estate of former Steelcase Inc. chairman and philanthropist Peter Wege (WEG'-ee). Read more

Jewel releases free song to support public housing

Jewel is planning an album for release next fall. But for now, she's giving away her latest song for free. Read more

2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera

The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks. Read more

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill score another hit together

Music Tim McGraw

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Tim McGraw has a reputation for picking the right songs over the course of his 20-year career, although he says he had some help on his latest hit. Read more

Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat cadet

Patti LaBelle Sued

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An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014: Read more

2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera

The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks. Read more

Lawyer: Thicke exploited in 'Blurred Lines' suit

Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit. Read more

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