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Bad Wolves' Doc Coyle Debates Atreyu Singer's Claim as Metalcore Originators

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Jimi Hendrix's 'Electric Ladyland' Turns 50 – A Look Back

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Perry Farrell to Release 'Kind Heaven' Solo LP in 2019

The Jane's Addiction frontman makes the announcement in the wake of signing a new record deal. Continue reading…

Gene Simmons on 'I Was Made For Loving You': I Hate That Song

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Tom DeLonge's UFO Hunting Company Is $37 Million in Debt – Updated

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Outraged Parents Say Student Shared Cookies Made with Her Grandmother’s Ashes

CALIFORNIA -- A family in Davis is shocked and upset after their son came home and told them about a bizarre incident at a Davis high school.He told them another student brought cookies to school baked with her grandmother’s ashes and was passing them around.

Oklahoma congressman challenges Democratic lawyer to an MMA fight

By Justin Wingerter Staff Writer jwingerter@oklahoman.comU.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin challenged Michael Avenatti, the high-profile lawyer of adult actress Stormy Daniels, to a charity fight Tuesday morning.The challenge came in response to Avenatti's suggestion last week that he and Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, compete in a mixed martial arts fight.“It's ridiculous that @MichaelAvenatti would even challenge @DonaldJTrumpJr to a fight,” Mullin wrote on Twitter Tuesday.

Atlanta City Council votes to settle ex-fire chief's lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's City Council has voted to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the city's former fire chief who was dismissed after he wrote a book that included anti-gay passages.The City Council voted 11-3 Monday to approve the settlement.

Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

NEW YORK (AP) — In the three years that Donald Trump rocketed from candidate to president, the PEN American Center has criticized him as a bully, an autocrat, a user of hate speech and an enemy of free expression.

The Latest: 7 reported dead in Morocco train derailment

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment in Morocco (all times local):2:50 p.m.The Moroccan state news agency is reporting that at least 7 people have been killed in the derailment of a shuttle train on Tuesday.The MAP news agency cited a regional health official, Abdelmoula Boulamizat, as its source for the provisional death toll.The agency also cited an unnamed source at the military hospital in the capital of Rabat where the injured are being treated saying at least seven people were seriously hurt.___2:30 p.m.The official Moroccan news agency says a train that derailed Tuesday was a shuttle linking the capital, Rabat, to the town of Kenitra, further north on the coast.The MAP agency's first reports on the derailment said there were deaths and injuries but didn't have details.MAP says the Moroccan king, Mohammed VI, has offered to pay the funeral costs for victims' families out of his own pocket.The news agency reported that the king also instructed that the injured be treated in a military hospital in Rabat.___2:00 p.m.A Moroccan official says at least six people have been killed and dozens are injured in a passenger train derailment.Abdellatif Soudou, deputy mayor of the city of Sale, said rescue workers are searching for passengers who may still be trapped in the wreckage.The train jumped the tracks in Sidi Bouknadel, a town near Sale in the northwestern part of the country.Morocco's railways company did not immediately respond to requests for comment.