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    The Latest: Activist passes out beans, says process 'stinks'

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on protests and demonstrations on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):7:45 p.m.An anti-poverty activist is handing out plates of beans and encouraging people to pass gas at the Democratic...

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    Man convicted of attempted murder of San Diego sports anchor

    SAN DIEGO (AP) A jury on Wednesday convicted a house painter of premeditated attempted murder for the shooting of a San Diego TV sports anchor last year.Jurors deliberated for about four hours before finding Mike Montana, 55, guilty of shooting...

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    No spoilers, but 'Gilmore Girls' star says chemistry is back

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Melissa McCarthy answered the call for Netflix's "Gilmore Girls" sequel and made magic again with star Lauren Graham, the show's creator said.McCarthy's career has soared with movies including "Bridesmaids" and...

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    O'Jays ask Republican congressman to stop using their music

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The founding members of the O'Jays are asking a Republican to stop using their music for the second time in a week.In a statement released Wednesday, Eddie Levert and Walter Williams said they sent a letter to Rep. John Mica,...

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    Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre.A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack of evidence that the record producer and entrepreneur had...

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    Appeal filed in copyright case of Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Lawyers have appealed a jury decision that cleared Led Zeppelin of accusations it lifted a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven."At attorney for the trust of the...

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    Relatives of star's entourage obtain $70 million judgment

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The families of four members of Jenni Rivera's entourage who were killed along with the Mexican-American superstar in a 2012 plane crash are entitled to $70 million, a judge has ruled.Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly...

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    Damon's company is taking steps to address diversity crisis

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Damon is taking steps to address the diversity crisis in Hollywood through his and Ben Affleck's production company, Pearl Street Films, and collaboration with the people behind the Media, Diversity and Social Change...

    By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer|

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    Sandy Pearlman, produced Clash, Blue Oyster Cult, dead at 72

    NEW YORK (AP) Sandy Pearlman, a pioneering rock critic who later produced and managed Blue Oyster Cult and worked with The Clash, Patti Smith and other punk artists, has died.Longtime friend Robert Duncan said Pearlman died Tuesday in Novato...

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    Attorneys eye what led to charge against Motley Crue's Neil

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Attorneys for Vince Neil said Wednesday they're investigating what led to a misdemeanor battery charge accusing the Motley Crue frontman of grabbing a woman's hair and pulling her to the ground in April outside a Las Vegas Strip...

    By Ken Ritter, Associated Press|

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