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Joe Cocker dies at 70

In this July 20, 2002 file photo, British Rock and Blues legend Joe Cocker performs on stage of the Stravinski hall during the Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. Cocker, best known for the songs, "You Are So Beautiful," and the 1980s duet "Up Where We Belong," with Jennifer Warnes, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 of lung cancer in Colorado. He was 70. (AP Photo/Keystone, Fabrice Coffrini, File)

LONDON (AP) — British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70.

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Hernandez back in court for final pretrial hearing

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to take six to 10 weeks, prosecutors said Monday at what is likely to be the former NFL star’s final hearing before trial begins next month.

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China indicts Jackie Chan’s son on drug charge

In this March 31, 2011 photo, Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan speaks during an awards ceremony for the Chinese entertainment industry in Beijing, China. Chinese prosecutors say on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, that they have formally indicted Jaycee Chan, son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was first detained. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese prosecutors on Monday indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was detained.

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N. Korean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

In this Sept. 22, 2013 file photo, North Koreans ride on an amusement park ride while watching a 3D movie at the Rungna People's Pleasure Park in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema - of its own particular styling. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.

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Hearing set for ex-Patriot facing murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A pre-trial hearing is scheduled Monday for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, whose murder trial is slated to start next month.

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