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Judge: Chris Brown following probation rules

10/23/2014 07:44 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge says Chris Brown has been doing well and following his probation rules since his last hearing in August. 
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Motown founder Berry Gordy brings musical home
10/23/2014 01:32 PM EDT - DETROIT (AP) — Berry Gordy Jr. took his "Motown the Musical" production to Broadway and a few other places first. Full Story

NY court backs EMI over Duke Ellington royalties
10/23/2014 02:01 PM EDT - ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state's highest court on Thursday sided with EMI in the music publisher's dispute with Duke Ellington's heirs, but acknowledged global industry consolidation has made contracts like his much more favorable to publishers. Full Story

Sting and his 'The Last Ship' star go home
10/23/2014 08:47 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The actors in Sting's musical "The Last Ship" have plenty of pressure these days. Full Story

Sam Smith, 5SOS, Blige to perform 2014 AMAs
10/23/2014 08:29 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Breakthrough newcomers Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards. Full Story

Guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is cancer-free
10/23/2014 07:11 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — British guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live. Full Story

Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance
10/23/2014 11:24 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium. Full Story

Sax player behind 'Baker Street' solo dies at 60
10/22/2014 01:40 PM EDT - LONDON (AP) — Musician Raphael Ravenscroft, who played one of the most famous saxophone solos of all time on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street," has died. Full Story

Mexico banda musician found dead in northern state
10/22/2014 12:41 PM EDT - MEXICO CITY (AP) — A member of the popular music group Banda El Recodo was found dead early Wednesday in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan days after he was reported missing, Mexican authorities and the group said. Full Story

Annie Lennox embraces jazzy 'Nostalgia'
10/22/2014 11:29 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? Full Story

Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
Your guide to a memorable Yorktoberfest

For craft beer connoisseurs, beer festivals offer an ideal opportunity to sample new offerings without shelling out the often high cost of limited-availability brews. Full Story