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    Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash

    01/30/2015 12:23 AM EST
    COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers in a Los Angeles suburb, his lawyer said. 
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    Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81
    01/29/2015 10:28 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. Full Story

    Family says Rod McKuen, poet and songwriter of record-setting popularity, has died at 81
    01/29/2015 06:43 PM EST - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Family says Rod McKuen, poet and songwriter of record-setting popularity, has died at 81. Full Story

    Lawmakers: Cut taxes for stars who play 4 nights in AC
    01/29/2015 05:17 PM EST - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City would be freed from having to pay state income taxes on all shows in the state that year under the latest proposal to revive the struggling seaside resort. Full Story

    Idina Menzel ready for spotlight at Super Bowl
    01/29/2015 05:54 PM EST - PHOENIX (AP) — Broadway star Idina Menzel says Whitney Houston's rendition of the national anthem is her favorite version, but she's looking to make the song her own this Sunday. Full Story

    Musician Geezer Butler arrested in Death Valley altercation
    01/29/2015 03:23 PM EST - INDEPENDENCE, Calif. (AP) — Bassist Geezer Butler, a founding member of Black Sabbath, has been cited and released after an altercation at a saloon in Death Valley National Park. Full Story

    Justin Bieber apologizes for bad behavior in online video
    01/29/2015 04:23 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber has apologized for his bad behavior in a new video posted to Facebook. Full Story

    Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder
    01/29/2015 12:38 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and John Legend have been added to the group of artists set to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month. Full Story

    Lil Wayne sues mentor's record label for $51M, seeking split
    01/29/2015 04:13 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne has had it with his record label. He's suing Cash Money Records for $51 million after claiming that it stiffed him for $8 million on a record he delivered last month. Full Story

    Tom Petty: No hard feelings for Sam Smith
    01/29/2015 12:13 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty says he has no hard feelings toward singer Sam Smith and called the similarities between Smith's Grammy-nominated hit "Stay With Me" and Petty's 1989 song "I Won't Back Down" a musical accident. Full Story

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    FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold nuggets on display at a San Francisco bank museum after ramming a stolen SUV through its revolving door. Full Story
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    Convicted drug dealer charged with murder of movie executive

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A convicted drug dealer was charged Thursday with the murder of a 20th Century Fox executive, who mysteriously disappeared more than two years ago and whose remains were found in a northern Los Angeles County desert area in October. Full Story