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Duff admits to playing catch up in fast-paced music biz

In this March 30, 2015 file photo, actress and singer Hilary Duff poses for a portrait in New York. Duff stars in the new comedy series "Younger" and released a new single, a dance track called "Sparks." (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Hilary Duff is 27, when it comes to the music industry, she’s first to admit she’s trying to make up for lost time in the seven years since she last released an album.

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Percy Sledge, who sang ‘When A Man Loves a Woman,’ dies

In this March 14, 2005 file photo, Percy Sledge accepts his award during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," died, Tuesday April 14, 2015. He was 74. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) — Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.

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UN chief gives 007 a special mission _ to eliminate mines

In this photo provided by the United Nations, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, right, presents actor Daniel Craig, center, with a document designating him as the UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards, at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. At left is Agnès Marcaillou, Director of the UN Mine Action Service. (Evan Schneider/The United Nations via AP)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Daniel Craig, who won international acclaim playing James Bond, received a special mission on Tuesday when Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the actor as the first U.N. Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards.

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Jurors deliberate for 6th day in Aaron Hernandez murder case

Former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, right, sits besides his attorney Charles Rankin during deliberations in his murder trial, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of killing Odin Lloyd in June 2013. (David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — After six days of deliberating, jurors went home Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of killing the man dating his fiancee’s sister.

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Billy Joel, girlfriend expecting baby this summer

In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, Billy Joel, the recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, stands on stage during a concert in his honor at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington. A representative for the 65-year-old singer said Joel and girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child. They have been dating since 2009. The baby will be Joel’s second child and first with Roderick. He is the father of singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel has a new release this summer: a baby.

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