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Review: ‘Voices’ draws attention to black poets

“Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century” (NewSouth Books), edited by Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis

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Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users

This CD cover image released by Interscope Records shows "Songs of Innocence," by U2. U2's latest album was given away for free to iTunes users at Apple's unveiling event in Cupertino, Calif. All customers with iTunes accounts received the 11-song "Songs of Innocence" for free last Tuesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Interscope Records)

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2’s free album.

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Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

NEW YORK (AP) — Some iPhone users are not happy that U2’s new album, “Songs of Innocence,” was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections.

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Police: Protocol followed in detention of actress

Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas speak during an interview with KABC-TV in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes. Watts was detained until police determined no crime was committed. (AP Photo/KABC-TV)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police said Monday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car.

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Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

In this April 22, 2014, file phot, Nassau County police officers enter a home in Long Beach, N.Y., in search of an armed killer, based on a phone call that turned out to be a hoax. Authorities say the dangerous and costly prank known as “swatting", is becoming increasingly popular among people who play combat games over live video feeds while thousands of people watch. Authorities estimated they spent $100,000 to send more than 60 officers to the Long Beach, Long Island swatting hoax.  (AP Photo/Newsday, Jim Staubitser, File)

DENVER (AP) — The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.

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