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Josh Duggar seeks new trial or acquittal in child porn case

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar has asked a federal judge for a new trial or an acquittal, a little over a month after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography.
S&P/TSX composite down as energy sector posts losses, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite down as energy sector posts losses, U.S. stock markets mixed

Canada's main stock index slid in late-morning trading, dragged down by losses in the energy and base metal sectors, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 185.64 points at 20,872.54.

John Mellencamp plumbs mortality and regret in his new album

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a brutal calculus that goes on in John Mellencamp's mind these days. Time is not on his side, and he knows it. “I am 70. I’ve been smoking since I was 14. If I make it to 80, I only have 10 summers left,” he says.
Review: Whitmores’ sisterly sonorities shine on duo debut

Review: Whitmores’ sisterly sonorities shine on duo debut

“Ghost Stories,” The Whitmore Sisters (Red House Records) Sibling harmony can be a contradiction in terms. It also makes for lovely music, and that’s the case here.
Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74

Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, the heavyweight rock superstar loved by millions for his “Bat Out of Hell” album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as “Paradise By the Dashboard Light,” “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” and “I’d Do Anything for Lov

WHO: COVID boosters should start with most vulnerable

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says that coronavirus vaccine boosters should now now be offered to people, starting with the most vulnerable, in a move away from its previous insistence that boosters were unnecessary for healthy adults a
In kids' book, Sotomayor asks: Whom have you helped today?

In kids' book, Sotomayor asks: Whom have you helped today?

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Whom have I helped today?” That's the question Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells kids she asks herself every night before she goes to sleep.

Adele postpones Las Vegas residency, citing pandemic impact

LONDON (AP) — Adele has postponed a 24-date Las Vegas residency hours before it was to start, citing delivery delays and coronavirus illness in her crew. The chart-topping British singer said she was “gutted” and promised to reschedule the shows.
Chevron, Total exit Myanmar over deteriorating human rights

Chevron, Total exit Myanmar over deteriorating human rights

PARIS (AP) — TotalEnergies and Chevron, two of the world's largest energy conglomerates, said Friday they were stopping all operations in Myanmar, citing rampant human rights abuses and deteriorating rule of law since the country's military overthrew
Review: The Lumineers shine on "BRIGHTSIDE"

Review: The Lumineers shine on "BRIGHTSIDE"

“BRIGHTSIDE,” The Lumineers (Dualtone Records) It will be hard for The Lumineers to top their immersive 2019 masterpiece “III” — a three-part concept album and accompanying short film exploring the cycle of addiction through generations.