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Club shooting victim: ‘All I was thinking about was my kids’

CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her kids. One man was killed and Angel Higgins and 15 other people were injured ... Read More »

Police: No active search for suspects in nightclub shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials Monday urged more witnesses to come forward and offered reassurances amid questions about safety in public gathering spots. Police Chief Eliot Isaac declined to say whether police have identified possible suspects in the Sunday ... Read More »

Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A hip-hop promoter was charged on Monday with pistol-whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his hometown that left three people wounded, authorities said. The shooting happened outside a 24-hour deli in Paterson early Sunday. The names of the victims weren’t released, but police said Fetty Wap wasn’t ... Read More »

Drake’s new CD ‘More Life’ breaks a new streaming record

Drake

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, “More Life,” has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week. The rapper’s 22-track album recorded 385 million streams across all platforms in its first week, beating the ... Read More »

Colombia mad over Wiz Khalifa’s visit to Pablo Escobar tomb

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — American rapper Wiz Khalifa is stirring controversy in the South American nation of Colombia, where he laid flowers and smoked what looks like a joint at the tomb of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar. The rapper is an avid marijuana smoker and used his Instagram account to post several photos of him smoking at Escobar’s tomb in ... Read More »

Punk legend Johnny Rotten supports Trump, Brexit vote

John Lydon

LONDON (AP) — Count punk pioneer Johnny Rotten among President Donald Trump’s supporters. The former Sex Pistols front man, whose real name is John Lydon, tells ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” that “there’s many, many problems” with Trump as a person, but he’s not racist. Lydon says Trump “terrifies politicians and this is joy to behold.” He says he looks at ... Read More »

Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce

Beyonce

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat. Alief Independent School District spokeswoman Kimberly Smith says senior Ebony Banks died late Saturday night. The teen’s Hastings High School classmates started an online campaign before her death to ... Read More »

Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over failed coup

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish pop singer and 28 other people, mostly journalists, went on trial Monday on terrorism charges for alleged links to a failed coup attempt, highlighting the gulf between Turkey’s assertions that such prosecutions are needed to restore stability and international concerns that Turkish democracy is in peril. Singer Atilla Tas and the other suspects in Turkey ... Read More »

Adele: ‘I don’t know if I will ever tour again’

Adele

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Adele fans who didn’t catch her on her world tour that’s winding down may be out of luck in the future. The New Zealand Herald reports Adele told the audience during Sunday night’s show in Auckland that “touring isn’t something I’m good at” and she doesn’t know if she “will ever tour again.” The concert ... Read More »

Justices won’t hear appeal in music copyright dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from record companies that want to pursue copyright infringement claims against music site Vimeo for hosting unauthorized recordings from the Beatles, Elvis Presley and other classic artists. The justice on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that said websites are protected from liability even for older music ... Read More »