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Rapper arrested for firearms in shooting probe

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert in Silicon Valley, authorities said.

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LL Cool J lends a hand for NYC schoolkids

In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles. LL Cool J says it's important to help out kids in need. The "NCIS Los Angeles" actor and hip-hop star handed out backpacks with school supplies to children in the Jamaica, Queens area of New York, on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — LL Cool J says it is important to help out kids in need.

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Celebrities, civil rights leaders at Brown funeral

Director Spike Lee takes a picture of a black St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap on top of Michael Brown's casket on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, during the funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post Dispatch, Robert Cohen, Pool)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several civil rights leaders and celebrities were among thousands of mourners who turned out for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri.

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Miley Cyrus: ‘I’m in constant gratitude of life’

Miley Cyrus arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus said when she stole the night at last year’s MTV Video Music Awards, she didn’t realize her impact and influence. Now, the singer says she wants to use her powers for good.

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Correction: Britain-Obit-Richard Attenborough

LONDON (AP) — In an obituary Aug. 24 on actor-director Richard Attenborough, The Associated Press erroneously reported that “In Which We Serve,” a movie starring Attenborough, won an Oscar for Best Picture in 1942. The film did not win that award — the best picture that year was “How Green Was My Valley.”

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