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May 5, 2015 - 2:12pm
1 day 13 hours ago

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 27, to Sunday, May 3, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

UNITED STATES

1. Big Wild, "Aftergold" (Foreign Family Collective)

2. Jarryd James, "Do You Remember" (Interscope Records)

3. OMFG, "Hello" (OMFG)

4. Woolf...

May 5, 2015 - 2:08pm
1 day 2 min ago

ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor says statements a suburban Atlanta sheriff made during a 911 call about a weekend shooting didn't match what police found at the scene where a woman was wounded.

Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter told local media Tuesday that statements Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill made about the position of real estate agent Gwenevere McCord's body and the location of weapons inside the model home where the shooting happened didn't match...

May 5, 2015 - 2:07pm
1 day 13 hours ago

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 4, 2015:

Top Songs

1. See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth), Wiz Khalifa

2. Shut Up and Dance, WALK THE MOON

3. Want to Want Me, Jason Derulo

4. Nasty Freestyle, Twayne

5. Trap Queen, Fetty Wap

6. Honey, I'm Good,, Andy Grammer

7. Hey Mama (feat. Nicki Minaj & Afrojack), ...

May 5, 2015 - 2:06pm
1 day 13 hours ago

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 28 to Sunday, May 3 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

UNITED STATES

1. Wiz Khalifa, "See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth)" (Atlantic Records)

2. Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen" (RGF Productions)

3. T-Wayne, "Nasty Freestyle" (Unauthorized...

May 5, 2015 - 1:59pm
1 day 12 hours ago

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 4, 2015:

iTunes Movies US Charts

1. Fifty Shades of Grey

2. The Wedding Ringer

3. American Sniper

4. The Gambler

5. Paddington

6. Taken 3

7. The Boy Next Door (2015)

8. Interstellar

9. The Imitation Game

10....

May 5, 2015 - 1:45pm
1 day 13 hours ago

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man charged with killing his estranged wife has been ordered to trial after a judge heard testimony from a key witness in the case.

Alicia Fox's body was found last June but her two children remain missing.

A judge found probable cause Tuesday to send Erin Justice to trial for first-degree murder and other charges. Tim Jones, who has pleaded guilty to being an accessory, testified against Justice and said he helped move the...

May 5, 2015 - 1:42pm
21 hours 32 min ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators have adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought.

The State Water Resources Control Board approved rules Tuesday forcing cities to limit watering on public property and encouraging homeowners to let their lawns die.

The mandatory water savings targets affect hundreds of local water agencies and cities, although it's...

May 5, 2015 - 1:38pm
1 day 11 hours ago

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The teenage son of a New Jersey military couple charged with abusing their three foster children tells a jury his parents used Bible passages to justify their actions.

John Jackson Jr. took the witness stand Tuesday in federal court in Newark and described how his parents used a paddle, a ruler, a belt and a stick to hit the younger children. He also said they forced them to drink hot sauce as punishment.

John and Carolyn Jackson...

May 5, 2015 - 1:35pm
1 day 13 hours ago

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Leading figures from across Silicon Valley are gathering at Stanford University for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular startup executive and husband of "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg.

The 47-year-old Goldberg, who was CEO of online startup SurveyMonkey, died in an accident while exercising at a Mexican vacation resort on Friday. Authorities say he apparently slipped on a treadmill and struck his head.

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May 5, 2015 - 1:29pm
1 day 11 hours ago

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Twenty-one members of the Vanderbilt family have written to a preservation group that owns The Breakers, saying its management is exploiting the Gilded Age family mansion and is not fulfilling its commitment to the public trust.

The Preservation Society of Newport County now owns the 70-room mansion, a national historic landmark that draws 400,000 visitors annually and is the crown jewel of Newport, Rhode Island.

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