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In this photo taken on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, Russian musician Nastya Kreslina, member of electronic duo called IC3PEAK performs during a concert in Yekaterinburg, Russia. In recent months, Russian artists have experienced a spike in pressure from the authorities, with a string of concert cancellations and arrests that have brought an outcry from critics who see it as the latest expression of censorship against Russian musicians. (AP Photo/Anton Basanayev)

Russian rappers, other artists targeted in crackdown

- Associated Press

When the Russian “dark rave” duo Nastya Kreslina and Nikolay Kostylev stepped off the train for their gig in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, the police were waiting on the frozen platform. They were asked for their passports, Kostylev was handcuffed and they were whisked away to the local police station.

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In this photo released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, speaks to his father, King Salman, right, at a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. Leaders of Gulf Arab countries, including those boycotting Qatar, met on Sunday in Saudi Arabia's capital for a regional summit, a gathering that Qatar's ruling emir choose not to attend amid the dispute. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)

Qatar emir skips Saudi-hosted Gulf summit amid boycott

- Associated Press

Leaders of Gulf Arab countries, including those boycotting Qatar, met on Sunday in Saudi Arabia's capital for a regional summit, a gathering that Qatar's ruling emir choose not to attend amid the dispute.

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

- Associated Press

Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best artists during Art Basel.

In this courtroom sketch, Meng Wanzhou, right, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, sits beside a translator during a bail hearing at British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver, on Friday, Dec.  7, 2018.  Meng faces extradition to the U.S. on charges of trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran. She appeared in a Vancouver court Friday to seek bail.  (Jane Wolsak/The Canadian Press via AP)

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

- Associated Press

China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest and demand the U.S. cancel an order for her arrest.

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

- Associated Press

Royalty, Real Housewives, and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous Art Basel parties toasting the world's best artists.

Visible Radio is all Memphis music, all the time

- Associated Press

Visible Music College president Ken Steorts has joked that the institution for higher learning has a secret FM radio station. The station, on the dial at 100.3 FM, is not a secret exactly.

Elaine Blair sells collard greens, mustard greens and turnip greens out of the back of her pickup truck Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in Canton, Miss. Blair, who lost a 2015 election for a seat on the Canton Board of Aldermen, says she was not surprised to hear that seven people, including the person who defeated her, are now facing voter fraud charges connected to the 2017 Canton city elections. AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)

In Hollywood of Mississippi, voter fraud like a movie script

- Associated Press

In a town that calls itself the Hollywood of Mississippi, people say for years they've been hearing tales of dirty politics worthy of a movie script, like campaigns buying votes with cash or beer.