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Anderson .Paak Appears On ‘CBS This Morning’, Performs Music From ‘ Ventura’, ‘Oxnard’ [Watch]

Anderson .Paak was the featured musical guest on Saturday morning’s episode of CBS This Morning. For their taped performance on the show’s “Saturday Sessions” series, the rising artist and his band performed a trio of songs from his Oxnard (2018) and Ventura (2019) studio albums. Related: Flying Lotus And Anderson .Paak Get Animated In Sci-Fi-Themed Video For “More” .Paak started the three-song...

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims

BOSTON/JERUSALEM, May 26 (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, said the settlement "does not establish...

Rouhani says Iran could hold referendum on nuclear programme as tensions with US rise

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has suggested that the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum on its nuclear programme, in the wake of rising tensions in the Persian Gulf. "Article 59 of the Constitution (referendum) is a deadlock breaker ... and could be a problem-solver at any junction," the semi-official news agency ILNA quoted Rouhani as saying late on...

Deap Vally Shares Update On Collaborative Project With The Flaming Lips

Rock duo Deap Vally appear to be in the final stages of their recent collaborative project with Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of The Flaming Lips. The band comprised of guitarist Lindsey Troy and drummer Julie Edwards shared an image to their Instagram on Saturday showing Troy standing beside Coyne and Drozd in some kind of creative setting, along with the...

Hammond Fires Warning as Tory Hopefuls Threaten No-Deal Brexit

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond refused to rule out backing a no-confidence motion against the government if the next prime minister tries to force a no-deal Brexit on Parliament. Theresa May announced on Friday that she is stepping down after repeatedly failing to win parliamentary support for her agreement with the European Union. Hammond all...

Iran state TV fires managers over ‘insult’ to Sunnis

Iranian state TV has fired two channel managers over a live programme deemed insulting to Sunni Muslims, it said in a statement Sunday. The sackings at Channel 5 came after a broadcast on May 20 celebrating the birthday of the second imam in Shiite Islam, Hassan ibn Ali. During the programme, religious chanter and story-teller Ahmad Qadami...

Metallica’s “For Whom The Bell Tolls” Performed On Actual Bells [Watch]

It’s safe to say that the majority of the music written by Metallica was not meant to be performed lightly. The idea of comparing the famous thrash metal band’s material to that of soothing instrumentals worthy of inspiring sleep and meditation would seem ludicrous. Yet, that’s how online musician Rob Scallon interprets the band’s music, as one of the...

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

The decision removed a source of tension in mainly Kurdish southeast Turkey after Ankara let Ocalan meet his lawyers this month for the first time since 2011, triggering speculation about possible fresh efforts to end conflict in the region. Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Leyla Guven began a hunger strike in November in a bid to end...

Summer Camp Music Festival Kicks Off With Pre-Party Sets From STS9, Keller Williams, More [Photos]

The 2019 Summer Camp Music Festival is currently well underway in Chillicothe, IL, where artists and fans have spent the first two days of Memorial Day Weekend event enjoying a mix of performances while having to endure some lousy spring weather here and there. Related: Umphrey’s McGee Dusts Off Janes Addiction Cover At Summer Camp Pre-Party Late-Night  On Thursday, Summer Camp...

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):