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Judge: Bieber must sit for deposition or face arrest, court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:11am

A Florida judge has ordered pop star Justin Bieber to sit down for a deposition within the next 30 days or face the threat of being arrested and brought to court.

Short on donations, Romania faces deadline to buy Brancusi

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:52am

Romania's culture minister says the public has donated much less than needed to buy a nationally treasured work by sculptor Constantin Brancusi.

US rapper Gibbs cleared of sexual abuse charges in Austria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:31am

An Austrian court on Friday found U.S. rapper Freddie Gibbs not guilty on charges of sexual abuse, ruling there was not enough evidence in the case involving a fan.

AP PHOTOS: Artist gets out his boxing gloves to create

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:11am

When he creates artwork, Omar Hassan doesn't get out his paintbrushes; he gets out his boxing gloves.

2 Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:51am

Italian police have found two Van Gogh paintings that were stolen from an Amsterdam museum in 2002 hidden in a farmhouse near an organized crime syndicate's Naples-area stronghold, investigators said Friday.

Literature Nobel to be announced Oct. 13, later than usual

Karl Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:51am

The panel that awards the Nobel Prize in literature says this year's winner will be announced on Oct. 13, a week later than in previous years.

Story of Ugandan chess player inspires Alicia Keys song

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:10am

Alicia Keys has always been a supporter of female empowerment, so when the singer watched the new film "Queen of Katwe" and saw its female lead, Phiona Mutesi, win best male chess player, she was overjoyed.

Tim Burton slammed for comments on new movie's diversity

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:30am

Tim Burton is getting criticized on social media over his explanation on why his new movie's cast is overwhelmingly white.

Hart? Hanks? New film academy members offer Oscar host ideas

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:20am

The newest members of the film academy will cast their first Oscar ballots this season, but the choice for Oscar host — usually decided in October — will be strictly up to Oscar brass.

National Gallery of Art's East Building set to reopen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:10am

The East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington is reopening after a 3-year, $69 million renovation.

Amsterdam museum says 2 stolen Van Gogh paintings have been found by Naples anti-Mafia police

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:30am

Amsterdam museum says 2 stolen Van Gogh paintings have been found by Naples anti-Mafia police.

Family band Flatt Lonesome wins 3 at Bluegrass Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:31pm

Family band Flatt Lonesome won three awards at the International Bluegrass Music Awards while the Earls of Leicester were named entertainer of the year for the second consecutive year.

Temple University to honor Tina Fey with media award

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 5:00pm

Temple University is honoring Tina Fey with a special media award.

6 emerging writers win film academy's Nicholl Fellowships

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 4:01pm

Six emerging screenwriters are getting a boost from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Universal Orlando unveils virtual reality Halloween show

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 4:01pm

As you enter the dark set — an old library from the 1700s filled with ancient artifacts — at Universal Orlando Resort's new Halloween experience, it's obvious you're in for a creepy time.

In Prince estate case, blood relation may be unnecessary

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 3:14pm

A legal wrinkle in Prince's estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstar's sizable fortune.

Nate Parker unapologetic in '60 Minutes' interview

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 3:04pm

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Nate Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film, "The Birth of a Nation."

Police called as larger-than-life Hitler appears in Berlin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:45pm

A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler has prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police.

Pink Floyd alum Roger Waters slams Trump, Mexican president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:31pm

Former Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters lashed out at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the first of three concerts in Mexico City.

Mary J. Blige explains why she sang to Clinton during talk

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 1:25pm

Mary J. Blige said she decided to sing Bruce Springsteen's "American Skin (41 Shots)" to Hillary Clinton during her recent interview because she was trying to get the Democratic presidential nominee to feel and understand the widening frustration among blacks in America over police brutality and similar topics.