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  • new storyFamed country producer Billy Sherrill dies at age 78 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 6:55 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country record producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, who helped create the smooth "countrypolitan" sound of the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 78.

  • Boycott drive gains strength, raising alarm in Israel story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 10:54 am

    JERUSALEM - Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: Inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott movement against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.