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Justin Bieber cancels rest of 'Purpose' tour without explanation


LOS ANGELES Pop singer Justin Bieber on Monday canceled the remainder of his "Purpose" world tour citing "unforeseen circumstances" but gave no specific reasons.

Brokenhearted Linkin Park remember Bennington - and his demons

LOS ANGELES California rock band Linkin Park said on Monday the suicide of frontman Chester Bennington had left them brokenhearted but recalled it was Bennington's demons that had made fans fall in love with the band.

Music, 24 Jul 2017

France's Macron confirms aid targets in meeting with U2's Bono

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron has told U2 frontman Bono that France will respect its commitment to boost development aid, Bono told reporters after meeting Macron in Paris. | Video

24 Jul 2017

Sons remember Princess Diana in film 20 years after her death

LONDON Britain's Prince William and his brother Harry recall memories from their childhood 20 years after the sudden death of their mother, Princess Diana, in a new television documentary to be broadcast this week.

Life, 23 Jul 2017

O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison

CARSON CITY, Nev. O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from a Nevada prison in October, following an emotional hearing that centered on the botched armed robbery of his own mementos at a Las Vegas hotel that landed him behind bars for nine years. | Video

21 Jul 2017

'Not appropriate' for Justin Bieber to tour China because of 'bad behavior'

BEIJING It is not appropriate for Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to visit China because of his bad behavior and he needed to improve his conduct to become a singer "truly loved" by the public, a Chinese state office has said. | Video

Music, 21 Jul 2017

Britain's royals make pretzels, cox boat race in Germany

BERLIN Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine made traditional German pretzels and coxed rival teams in a rowing boat race in the southern university town of Heidelberg as part of a three-day tour through Germany. | Video

20 Jul 2017

South Korea gives pop idol T.O.P. suspended jail term for smoking weed

SEOUL A South Korean court on Thursday handed K-pop sensation T.O.P. a suspended 10-month jail sentence for drug use, after he pleaded guilty and sought leniency to avoid a prison term. | Video

20 Jul 2017

Simpson given good chance for parole, despite 'O.J. factor'

O.J. Simpson is headed for a parole hearing in Nevada this week with legal experts saying he stands a good chance of winning release from prison in October, after serving nine years for a botched attempt to steal mementos from his sports career at gunpoint.

19 Jul 2017

Britain's Prince Harry celebrates RAF Regiment anniversary

LONDON Britain's Prince Harry on Thursday presented the Royal Air Force's ground fighting force with a new "Colour", or standard, as part of celebrations for the regiment's 75th anniversary.

20 Jul 2017