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A man walks past graffiti in support of pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, in the Kamwokya neighborhood where he has many supporters, in Kampala, Uganda Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Security forces took Bobi Wine into custody when he arrived from the United States on Thursday, angering his supporters, while authorities barred public gatherings. (AP Photo/Ronald Kabuubi)
September 20, 2018 - 6:24 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on Uganda's pop star politician (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Uganda's pop star politician Bobi Wine is vowing to continue his fight for more freedom in the country "or we shall die trying." The singer whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu spoke to reporters...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Demi Lovato arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Lovato’s mother said in an interview aired on Newsmax TV, the singer is “doing really well” nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 20, 2018 - 4:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Demi Lovato's mother says the singer is "doing really well" nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose. In an interview aired this week on Newsmax TV , Dianna De La Garza says the pop star is "happy, she's healthy, she's working on her sobriety, and she's getting...
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September 19, 2018 - 3:32 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker is returning home on Thursday after seeking treatment in the United States for injuries suffered during alleged state torture. Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, is charged with treason over his alleged role in an...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, South Korean singer Ailee poses for photos on the red carpet of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong. South Korean President Moon Jae-in heads to his meeting with North Korea’s leader with a huge civilian entourage including the third-generation heir of South Korea’s largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the “Korean Beyonce.” (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
September 18, 2018 - 3:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea's largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce." President Moon Jae-in's office said the 52-member "special"...
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Singer Rihanna attends the 4th annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 14, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna's Diamond Ball shined in its fourth year and continued to make a name as one of the industry's white-hot and must-attend parties — all while raising nearly $6 million for charity. The pop star, fashionista and makeup mogul held the black-tie gala for her Clara Lionel...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2018 file photo, Netta Barzilai from Israel celebrates after winning the Eurovision song contest in Lisbon, Portugal. The Eurovision Song Contest has announced that next year's competition will be held in Tel Aviv. The government initially insisted on holding the popular event in Jerusalem. But following a backlash over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital and a subsequent fear of boycotts it dropped the demand. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, File)
September 13, 2018 - 6:05 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Eurovision Song Contest announced Thursday that next year's competition will be held in Tel Aviv, clearing up some of the political controversy surrounding Israel's hosting of the 2019 competition. The Israeli government had initially insisted on holding the popular event in...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2015 file photo, Canadian singer Drake performs on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London. Rap has easily dominated the pop charts and on streaming services in the last few years, and that’s reflected at the 2018 American Music Awards. Drake and Cardi B are the leading nominees with eight each. The AMAs will air live Oct. 9 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
September 12, 2018 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rap has easily dominated the pop charts and on streaming services in the last few years, and that's reflected at the 2018 American Music Awards. Drake and Cardi B are the leaders with eight nominations each — earning bids in both the pop/rock and rap/hip-hop categories. Drake has...
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This combination photo shows Bruno Mars in the press room with his awards at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York on Jan. 28, 2018, left, and Prince presenting the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, 2015. A representative for Mars says a report claiming he will portray Prince in a new movie is false. British tabloid Daily Mirror published a story Saturday, Sept. 8, that said Mars was “being lined up to play Prince” in a biopic to air on Netflix. (AP Photo)
September 11, 2018 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Bruno Mars says a report claiming he will portray Prince in a new movie is "100 percent false." The Daily Mirror, a British tabloid, published a story over the weekend saying that Mars was "being lined up to play Prince" in a biopic to air on Netflix. The story...
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This undated photo provided by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation in September 2018 shows John B. Glen in his home in Cheshire, England. On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, the Lasker clinical medicine award went to Glen who discovered and developed the world’s most widely used drug for inducing anesthesia, propofol, nicknamed “milk of amnesia.” (Flora Lichtman/Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation via AP)
September 10, 2018 - 9:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed "milk of amnesia." Winners of the $250,000 awards from the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation were announced Tuesday. The prizes will be presented later...
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Ugandan pop star-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine, right, talks at the National Press Club, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in Washington, with attorney Robert Amsterdam, left. Wine says he will return to Uganda to continue his struggle on behalf “the oppressed” after allegedly being tortured by security forces. Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, appeared to get emotional in his first news conference since arriving in the U.S. for specialized care. (AP Photo/Tom Sampson)
September 06, 2018 - 10:31 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine said on Thursday he would return to Uganda to continue his struggle on behalf of "the oppressed" after allegedly being tortured by members of the presidential guard. Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, became emotional in...
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