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US Presidential Envoy Sent to Sweden for A$AP Rocky’s Trial

HELSINKI — American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault as his trial in Sweden opened Tuesday, a month after a street fight that landed him in jail and became a topic of U.S.-Swedish diplomacy. Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is accused ...
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Allegation Clouds Bobby Brown’s Plan for Violence Shelter

ATLANTA — Singer Bobby Brown plans to build a shelter for domestic violence victims in honor of his late daughter despite allegations that he once hit his ex-wife Whitney Houston. Brown was set to receive a proclamation Monday from City of South Fulton Mayo...