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Freed rapper sings new tune

A Moroccan rapper known for his social activism and protest songs says he will concentrate on his music and studies after being released from prison for insulting police.

Mouad Belghouat told supporters that prison had been very difficult.

The 26-year-old Belghouat, known as el-Haqed or 'the Enraged,' provided a rap soundtrack for Morocco's 2011 pro-democracy movement.

His targets included the king and wealthy business-men. A video set to the song was deemed insulting to police and he was given a year in jail.


TV show axed

Crime-fighting series America's Most Wanted may have come to an end after 25 years.

Lifetime network says it won't be picking up the series for another season.

But the network says it's developing a pilot for a new project with John Walsh, who created it in 1988.

The series was a fixture on the Fox network until its abrupt cancellation in June 2011. It had helped bring almost 1,200 fugitives to justice. Lifetime later revived the series.

Walsh originally launched his crime-busting crusade in 1981, in the aftermath of the abduction and murder of his six-year-old son, Adam.