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  • Poland in new bid to extradite Polanski
    Poland launched a fresh bid Tuesday to extradite Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing over a 1977 case of statutory rape. Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said he had appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn an October ruling that Polanski should not face extradition, saying no-one should be above the […]
  • Indian comedian faces backlash for video mocking celebrities
    NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in India have asked Facebook and YouTube to remove a video posted by a comedian that mocks a legendary Indian singer and a cricket player.
  • Ronnie Wood, wife Sally Humphreys welcome twin daughters
    LONDON (AP) — Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has become a father again at 68 after his wife, Sally Humphreys, gave birth to twin girls.

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  • Kraftwerk Lose Copyright Case in German High Court
    Germany's highest court has ruled against Kraftwerk in a 19-year copyright case involving a two-second sample used in a song by rapper Sabrina Setlur, Agence France-Presse reports. The ruling favors the use of sampling and concludes that if a sample does not significantly impact the usage rights of the original artist, "then artistic...
  • Snoop Dogg Slams 'Roots' Remake, Calls for Boycott
    Snoop Dogg slammed the new Roots miniseries, which premieres Monday night on The History Channel, and called upon his fans to boycott the four-part series based on Alex Haley's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. "I'm sick of this shit. How the fuck are they going to put Roots on, on Memorial Day?"...
  • Questlove Pens List Explaining Why Prince Was 'Hip-Hop Pioneer'
    Questlove has penned another tribute to Prince, this time a humorous Instagram post that lists 40 reasons why the legendary artist was a "hip-hop pioneer." Inspired by the Prince-dedicated issue of The Source, the Roots drummer broke down what made Prince such an influential artist and cutting edge...

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