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Famed country producer Billy Sherrill dies at age 78
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Country record producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, who helped create the smooth "countrypolitan" sound of the 1960s and 1970s, has died. He was 78. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:41:54 -0400
Netflix to give workers with babies a year of paid leave
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:41:41 -0400
Trump, an unknown quantity in first Republican debate
As nine candidates prepare to take their place Thursday alongside Donald Trump for the first Republican presidential debate, a question looms: how does one deal with a rival whose bombast is part of his DNA? The real-estate tycoon turned White House contender is also the United States' most prolific political insult generator, imposing a sense of must-see-TV on the opening duel of the 2016 cycle. Trump has trumped many who have spent years meticulously preparing for this moment -- writing memoirs or policy books, espousing causes, polishing their image and courting wealthy donors.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:39:32 -0400
Mexico prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist killing
MEXICO CITY (AP) Prosecutors released a surveillance video Tuesday showing suspects calmly leaving an apartment building where five people were found tortured and shot to death, including a photojournalist who had taken refuge in the capital after feeling threatened in the Mexican state he covered.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:38:11 -0400
A grayer Obama celebrates 54th birthday with family, friends
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama may no longer have the head of dark-black hair he once had, but he's not too old for a night on the town to mark his birthday even on a work night. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:32:22 -0400
Brady testimony in NFL 'Deflategate' released
NEW YORK (AP) Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots quarterback he would be punished if he didn't turn over his cellphone.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:31:57 -0400
Victim's grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss
Marine arrested on gun charges on Capitol grounds
WASHINGTON (AP) A Marine detailed to the office of California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. was arrested Tuesday for possession of an unregistered firearm after a loaded .45 caliber handgun was discovered in his vehicle. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:29:25 -0400