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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 15:34:38 -0400
The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 3, 2014:

Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12:59:01 -0500
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

FILE - This Sept. 15, 2012 file photo released by Point Foundation shows Robin Thicke performing at "Voices On Point" Concert & Gala in Los Angeles. Thisck's Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. & Pharrell was the top selling song on iTunes for the week ending June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Point Foundation, Colin Young-Wolff)iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending November 3, 2014:

Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12:42:57 -0500
The Latest: Witness hopes judge has enough info for decision

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing in Baltimore. An alibi witness who was never called, cell phone data that was misrepresented and other legal failures more than justify a new trial for Syed, his defense lawyer argued Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 closing an unusual hearing prompted by the popular "Serial" podcast's extensive re-examination of the murder case. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP) WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBALTIMORE (AP) The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local):

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:49:02 -0500
Judge deliberates on new trial for "Serial" defendant

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing in Baltimore. An alibi witness who was never called, cell phone data that was misrepresented and other legal failures more than justify a new trial for Syed, his defense lawyer argued Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 closing an unusual hearing prompted by the popular "Serial" podcast's extensive re-examination of the murder case. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP) WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBALTIMORE (AP) A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the state.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:23:27 -0500
Sarasota Opera caps unique Verdi project

This undated image released by the Sarasota Opera shows, artistic director Victor DeRenzi in Sarasota, Fla. The opera house will perform Giuseppe Verdi's La Battaglia di Legnano (The Battle of Legnano) later this month. (Rod Millington/Sarasota Opera via AP)NEW YORK (AP) When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi's "La Battaglia di Legnano" ("The Battle of Legnano") in Sarasota, Florida., later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its way as the military victory the opera celebrates.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:52:33 -0500
Ken Watanabe battling cancer but promises fans he'll be back

FILE - This Sept. 7, 2013 file photo shows actor Ken Watanabe at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Watanabe, one of a handful of Japanese actors who has made it on the international stage, underwent surgery for stomach cancer. But he has beaten serious sickness before, having had leukemia more than 20 years ago. The early-stage cancer was found in a medical checkup, the Tony- and Oscar-nominated actor said on his Japanese Twitter account. His publicist confirmed the sickness Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, noting the 56-year-old actor will be forced to delay his return to Broadway's "The King and I." But Watanabe said he'd be back. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)TOKYO (AP) Ken Watanabe, one of a handful of Japanese actors who has made it on the international stage, underwent surgery for stomach cancer. But he has beaten serious sickness before, having had leukemia more than 20 years ago.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:18:07 -0500
New adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' heads to Broadway

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2015 file photo, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin poses for a photo while promoting his movie "Steve Jobs," in Toronto. Harper Lees classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird - and its classic hero Atticus Finch - are heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Sorkin. Producer Scott Rudin said the play will make it for the 2017-2018 season, under the direction of Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, who is represented on Broadway now with The King and I and Fiddler on the Roof. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" and its now-somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch are heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:49:49 -0500
Cecilia Bartoli, Max Martin win Polar Music Prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli and Swedish songwriter-producer Martin Sandberg have won the 2016 Polar Music Prize.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:21:04 -0500
Top art collection to be shown outside Russia for first time

"D'o sommes-nous" (Where do we come from), a painting by French Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) at the "Gauguin-Tahiti" exhibition 01 October 2003 at the Grand Palais in ParisOne of the world's greatest private collections of modern art is to go on show for the first time outside Russia, museum curators told AFP Wednesday. The collection of more than 250 paintings put together by Sergei Shchukin before the Russian revolution will go display in its entirety in October at the Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris -- a major coup for the newly-opened gallery. The super-rich collector filled his Moscow mansion with some of the finest French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, making a kind of Orthodox altar in one room with 16 of Gauguin's Tahiti paintings.

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