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    Mr. SexyBack said he wasn’t always one of the cool kids. Justin Timberlake said at the iHeartRadio Music Awards that he was called “weird” as a teenager, and offered encouraging words to children experiencing teasing…

  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Arab leaders unveil joint force, vow strikes in Yemen will continue until rebels withdraw SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen…

  • Canada’s Sue Kim wins Symetra Tour event

    LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — Sue Kim won the Symetra Tour’s Florida’s Natural Charity Classic on Sunday, leading a Canadian sweep of the first three places. Kim, the 24-year-old former University of Denver player from…

  • Songwriter injured in California crash; motorcyclist killed

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit “Spirit in the Sky” has been critically injured in a Northern California car accident that killed a motorcyclist. The Press Democrat in Santa…

  • Tony winner and Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as “The Odd Couple” and “Brighton…

  • Destiny’s Child reunites at Stellar Gospel Awards

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A reunited Destiny’s Child took the stage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Saturday as singer Erica Campbell took home six awards, including the night’s top honor. Beyoncé and Kelly…

  • Saints say cornerback Brian Dixon arrested in Miami

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints said they are aware cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning and booked with resisting an officer. Nola.com/Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/1CzO8ce ) that he posted…

  • Pastor in co-pilot’s German hometown says co-pilot, family ‘belong to our community’

    MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown says the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the…

  • DreamWorks’ ‘Home’ bests ‘Get Hard’ at box office with $54M

    NEW YORK (AP) — Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure “Home” beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy “Get Hard” with a resounding debut of $54 million, according…

  • Michelle Obama declares ‘Black Girls Rock!’

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing…

  • NBC News’ boss faces challenge fixing MSNBC

    NEW YORK (AP) — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the same puzzles he tried to solve a decade and a half ago: how to make MSNBC…

  • Led Zeppelin mega movie event in local theaters Monday

    WASHINGTON — If you love the music of Led Zeppelin, you know the chances of the band ever touring again seem slim. This could be the next best thing: A one night-only showing of a film — about an…

  • Russian theater director fired over Wagner opera

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s culture minister on Sunday fired the director of a Siberian theater whose modern staging of Wagner’s opera “Tannhauser” offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church. The announcement was made as several thousand…

  • Oscar-nominated Czech cameraman Miroslav Ondricek dies at 80

    PRAGUE (AP) — Miroslav Ondricek, the Czech director of photography who was twice nominated for the Academy Awards, has died. He was 80. Czech public television announced Ondricek’s death Sunday, citing his son David, also…

  • Police investigate threat to BBC boss over Clarkson firing

    LONDON (AP) — British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired “Top Gear” host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague. The Mail on…