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SEATTLE (AP) — The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. The audience of drug court graduates and others buzzed at the arrival of Macklemore, but the 31-...
BELLEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A founding member of the Eagles rock band is suing a Wisconsin clothing manufacturer over an ad he claims is a copyright violation. Don Henley apparently isn't amused by the Duluth Trading Co. ad for its Henley shirts, which are men's pullovers. Duluth's...
SAGAPONACK, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel has sold his beachfront mansion on Long Island. Newsday ( http://nwsdy.li/1seRzif ) reports that the sale was confirmed by the listing agent, Nancy Mizrahi of Saunders & Associates. She said the deal on the 5,500-square-foot Sagaponack (sag...
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Metropolitan Opera announced in February that it would present John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" this fall, there was, as Peter Gelb recalls it, "absolutely no reaction" at first. Then the firestorm erupted. Starting in May, the company's general...
SEATTLE (AP) — The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. The audience of drug court graduates and others buzzed at the arrival of Macklemore, but the 31-...
HAVANA (AP) — In a light-filled workshop cluttered with tools and pieces of old string instruments, three men carve strips of imported wood and silently measure the angles of violin pegs and viola necks bent out of tune by years of use. Here in the heart of old Havana, Andres...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer's claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse. Kesha's lawsuit filed in Los Angeles accuses hit-making producer Dr. Luke of raping her and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pop singer Kesha is suing her producer and mentor, claiming he sexually and emotionally abused her for nearly a decade — allegations he calls extortion. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles alleges the hit-making producer known as Dr. Luke drugged and...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for Jack White says the rocker is canceling his remaining tour dates in Mexico after the death of his band's keyboard player Isaiah "Ikey" Owens. The statement said Owens, 38, died Tuesday morning in Mexico. Owens was from Long Beach,...