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Swedish DJ, remixer and producer Avicii
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April 26, 2018 - 1:01 pm
By Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii's family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ "could not go on any longer" and that "he wanted to find peace." The Grammy-nominated electronic dance musician, born Tim Bergling, was found dead...
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Kanye West tweets support of President Donald Trump
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April 26, 2018 - 9:40 am
By Deena Zaru (CNN) -- Kanye West remained defiant Wednesday amid mounting backlash from fans over the rapper's positive words about President Donald Trump, tweeting a picture of himself wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and criticizing former President Barack Obama. "Obama was in office for...
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Bill Cosby is shown outside of the Montgomery County Courthouse
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Jim Melwert
April 26, 2018 - 8:58 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- After about 10 hours of deliberations on Wednesday, jurors in Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial will begin Day 2 of deliberations by re-hearing the testimony of a key witness for the defense. Long-time Temple University employee Marguerite Jackson was academic...
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copies of the books "I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer" by Michelle McNamara
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April 25, 2018 - 10:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "You did it, Michelle." Comedian Patton Oswalt proudly and tenderly spoke those words to his late wife in an Instagram video on Wednesday. #GoldenStateKiller #MichelleMcNamara #IllBeGoneInTheDark A post shared by Patton Oswalt (@balvenieboy) on Finally, an arrest had been made in...
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Hank Azaria arrives at the FYC Event For IFC's "Brockmire" And "Documentary Now!" held at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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April 25, 2018 - 8:24 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) -- Hank Azaria says his "eyes have been opened" and he's willing to "step aside" from playing his controversial "Simpsons" character. The actor appeared on Tuesday's episode of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and talked about the fallout surrounding the character...
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 Norristown, PA, USA; Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse.
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Jim Melwert
April 25, 2018 - 11:34 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors in Bill Cosby’s sex assault re-trial will be back at it Thursday after spending about ten-and-a-half hours deliberating Wednesday, but no verdict. Cosby is facing three charges of aggravated indecent assault. There are slight variations among the three: One...
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Allison Mack
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April 25, 2018 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Allison Mack, the TV actress who starred in The CW network's "Smallville," was bailed out of jail on Tuesday and met with a chaotic scene outside a courthouse where she's charged with helping recruit women as sex slaves for the leader of a self-improvement group in upstate New York...
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Hank Azaria
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April 25, 2018 - 10:06 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Hank Azaria says his "eyes have been opened" and he's willing to "step aside" from playing his controversial "Simpsons" character. The actor appeared on Tuesday's episode of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and talked about the fallout surrounding the...
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Meek Mill
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Cherri Gregg
April 25, 2018 - 7:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study released today by Columbia University’s Justice Lab ranks Pennsylvania as one of the worst in the country when it comes to time for probation and parole. The study was born out of the Meek Mill case. "Pennsylvania supervises people at nearly twice the...
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Meek Mill performing at the Susquehanna Bank Center in 2015.
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April 24, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Meek Mill is a free man. The Philadelphia rapper at the center of a criminal justice controversy has been released from prison after a five-month stint behind bars in Chester. He was sent there by a city judge for a probation violation. The petition for his release...
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