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Review: Deep Purple evokes best years on mighty 'Whoosh!'

Review: Deep Purple evokes best years on mighty 'Whoosh!'

Deep Purple, “Whoosh!” (earMUSIC) “Whoosh!” makes it three-for-three for the pairing of Deep Purple and producer Bob Ezrin, an album that at its numerous heights evokes the band’s most successful era of the early ‘70s.
Coroner: TV host Flack killed herself before assault trial

Coroner: TV host Flack killed herself before assault trial

LONDON — A British coroner ruled Thursday that reality TV host Caroline Flack killed herself while facing an assault trial she feared would end her career and bring unbearable media scrutiny.
Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change

Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change

LONDON — The British issue of Vogue is devoting its September issue to activism, with a cover featuring two Black activists and produced by a predominantly Black team.
After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear name

After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear name

SALZBURG, Austria — Placido Domingo is back in Europe to receive a lifetime achievement award after a bout with the coronavirus, vowing in an interview with a top Italian daily newspaper to clear his name from allegations of sexual misconduct.
How an arrest upended filming of 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein'

How an arrest upended filming of 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein'

NEW YORK — The filmmakers behind “Surviving Jeffrey Epstein” moved quickly when Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested on federal charges that she acted as a recruiter for the financier’s sexual abuse.
Comedian Norm Macdonald launches video-only dating app LOKO in Canada

Comedian Norm Macdonald launches video-only dating app LOKO in Canada

TORONTO — A video-only dating app co-developed by Canadian comedian Norm Macdonald has launched in Canada. Called LOKO, the app features video profiles of its users instead of photos, and allows them to set up virtual dates.

Twin YouTube stars charged over phoney bank robbery

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Twin brothers who have won millions of followers by posting prank videos on social media have been charged for faking bank robberies in Southern California and could go to prison if convicted, authorities said Wednesday.
FBI raids California home of YouTube star Jake Paul

FBI raids California home of YouTube star Jake Paul

LOS ANGELES — FBI agents including a SWAT team served a search warrant at the home of YouTube star Jake Paul on Wednesday. The FBI executed the search warrant starting at 6 a.m.
Grammy-winning producer Detail accused of sexual assault

Grammy-winning producer Detail accused of sexual assault

LOS ANGELES — Grammy Award-winning music producer Detail was arrested Wednesday on more than a dozen charges of sexual assault, authorities said. The 41-year-old producer was held on nearly $6.
Viola Davis, LeBron James among honorees at AAFCA TV Honours

Viola Davis, LeBron James among honorees at AAFCA TV Honours

LOS ANGELES — Viola Davis, Sterling K. Brown and LeBron James are among several honorees at the AAFCA TV Honors later this month. The African American Film Critics Association announced the recipients of the second annual event on Wednesday.