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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill must serve three months of house arrest for parole violations that he blames on his erratic concert schedule but Philadelphia prosecutors link to his romance with Nicki Minaj. Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley also ordered him to spend six...
MILAN (AP) — Italian authorities are trying to unravel the mystery of an actor who was strangled on a theater stage in Pisa during a hanging scene. Pisa University Hospital says doctors declared 27-year-old Raphael Schumacher dead late Thursday, five days after the incident...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a day of dutifully answering reporters' questions about her new TBS show, "Full Frontal," Samantha Bee confesses to an urgent desire. "I want a ponytail so badly. I want my hair out of my face. I want my jeans on and flat shoes," says Bee, glammed up at...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD "Past Present," reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions. Though nominated twice before, the 64-year-old Scofield has never won a...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Solange Knowles lost her wedding ring while riding in a New Orleans parade an as honorary member of the Krewe of Muses. Staci Rosenberg is captain of the all-female group. She says in an email that the singer-songwriter and younger sister to Beyonce lost the...
MOSCOW (AP) — A music video with more than 33 million views online has inspired organizers of a Moscow art exhibit to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels. The video by Leningrad, one of Russia's most popular rock bands, tells the story of a young woman...
PRAGUE (AP) — In a protest about the plight of migrants coming to Europe, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has wrapped golden thermal blankets around his bronze animal heads meant to recreate the traditional Chinese zodiac. The series of 12 massive, open-mouthed bronze...
When the aliens come — and they will — don't expect the government to save us. If you've ever watched "The X-Files," you know half of them are in cahoots with the invaders anyway. Besides, we tried that already in 2012's "XCOM: Enemy Unknown." In "XCOM 2" (2K, for the PC, $59.95...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Dammit, Janet," there's another musical coming to television, and Victoria Justice could not be happier to hear those words. The television star will play Janet Weiss in a "re-imagined" version of the classic stage musical and cult film. "It's been an...