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    On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrity

    KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. Instead, he sought to use the power of his own celebrity to command attention to...

    By Josh Lederman, Associated Press|

  • Music

    Set list: Kacey Musgraves showcases new album, old favorites

    Here's what Kacey Musgraves performed on Sept. 2 at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, according to my notes and information from setlist.fm.

    By Jim Harrington jharrington@bayareanewsgroup.com|

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    Son of man convicted in Jewish site shootings testifies

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) The son of a man convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City says no one else in their family shares his father's anti-Semitic views.Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. was convicted Monday of one count of...

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  • Entertainment

    Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said Wednesday.The...

    By Anthony Mccartney, AP Entertainment Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's disease. He was 84.He died Monday in...

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  • Entertainment

    Man charged in connection with OJ Simpson Heisman theft

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A man arrested in connection with the theft of a copy of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy more than 20 years ago from the University of Southern California pleaded not guilty Wednesday to receiving stolen property.Lewis Eugene...

    By Brian Melley, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Sony, back in the crosshairs, defends 'Concussion'

    NEW YORK (AP) Nearly a year after the devastating hacking attack that leaked thousands of emails, Sony Pictures Entertainment again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the upcoming Will Smith film about head...

    By Jake Coyle And Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writers|

  • Entertainment

    Assistant convicted of stealing millions from ex-NBA star

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player.The jury on Wednesday found 40-year-old John White guilty of 11 counts of wire...

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  • Entertainment

    Emails show nuances to 'Concussion' controversy, NFL fears

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Leaked emails about the fact-based football drama "Concussion" paint a complicated picture of the internal dealings between Sony executives, lawyers, external consultants and filmmaker Peter Landesman in the early stages of...

    By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer|

  • Entertainment

    California man recounts tackling gunman on Paris-bound train

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) One of three Americans who foiled an attack on a Paris-bound train said he and his friends did whatever they could to disarm the gunman.Anthony Sadler said in an interview set to air Wednesday on "NBC Nightly News" that he...

    By Janie Har, Associated Press|

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