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The Bud and Broadway Home Team have to send out their emails before they can leave for the weekend. This week Broadway sends one to Lowe’s customers, Captain Mac sends one to Broadway, Kelly sends her to Kane Brown and well Bud sent his to sickness! Read More »

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  • Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company’s request for a new trial, saying there were errors and jury misconduct in the ...
  • Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant’s “Project Loon” balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and basic web access to AT&T customers with handsets ...
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo

    James and Korver heat up from 3, Cavs beat Bucks 116-97

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — LeBron James and Kevin Love took care of the paint. Once Kyle Korver got going from 3-point range, the Cleveland Cavaliers became nearly unstoppable. James had 24 points and eight assists, Korver hit three straight 3s during a decisive third-quarter run and the Cavaliers beat the Bucks 116-97 on Friday night to spoil Milwaukee’s home opener Love ...
  • Bannon brings message of Republican revolt to California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon wants to oust Republican senators he feels are disloyal to President Donald Trump. But in California on Friday, he’s in a state that Trump lost by over 4 million votes and where Republicans have become largely irrelevant in state politics. There wasn’t even a Republican on the ballot in last ...
  • Shinzo Abe

    Japan votes: Incumbent PM Abe appears headed to victory

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself. Media polls indicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition will handily win a general election Sunday, possibly even retaining its two-thirds majority in the more powerful lower house of parliament. Japanese voters may not love Abe, but they appear ...
  • California judge tosses $417 million award in case claiming Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused cancer

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California judge tosses $417 million award in case claiming Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused cancer.
  • Frederica Wilson

    The Latest: White House defends Kelly in fight over war dead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a dispute over White House condolence calls to military families (all times EDT): 9:30 p.m. The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman. Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says it is “inappropriate” to question a retired four-star general such as Kelly. The administration ...
  • Nets’ national anthem singer kneels to finish performance

    NEW YORK (AP) — The national anthem singer at the Brooklyn Nets’ home opener took a knee at the end of her performance. Justine Skye was nearing the completion of the song Friday night when she went to one knee for the finish. There were some cheers, but appeared to be more boos from the crowd at Barclays Center to ...
  • Jason Aldean

    Jason Aldean releases ‘I Won’t Back Down’ for charity

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Aldean’s moving rendition of “I Won’t Back Down” on “Saturday Night Live” will soon be raising money to help victims of the Las Vegas shooting. The song was made available on Friday on various sites. Aldean’s representative says all proceeds will be donated to the Direct Impact Fund dedicated to victims of the tragedy. Aldean ...
  • Selena Gomez

    Selena Gomez, Brie Larson among presenters at InStyle Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Selena Gomez, Brie Larson, Faith Hill and Kate Bosworth are among the presenters set to hand out honors at next week’s InStyle Awards. The InStyle Awards honor the best-dressed of Hollywood as well as celebrity makeup artists, designers and stylists. Gomez will present an award to the best makeup artist, while Larson will present the designer ...
  • Survivors attend benefit concert for Vegas shooting victims

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting said they were ready for closure, though they confessed feeling engulfed by anxiety and security fears while gathering in a large group for the first time since the attack. Theresa Almada, 49, drove Thursday evening from San Diego back to Las Vegas to attend a country music concert ...
  • Vegas shooting survivors attend benefit concert

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting said they were ready for closure, though they confessed feeling engulfed by anxiety and security fears while gathering in a large group for the first time since the attack. Theresa Almada, 49, drove Thursday evening from San Diego back to Las Vegas to attend a country music concert ...
  • Rich DeVos, Helen DeVos

    Helen DeVos, who backed health, education causes, dies at 90

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Helen J. DeVos, a philanthropist from western Michigan known for her support of children’s health, Christian education and the arts, has died at age 90, her family said Thursday. DeVos died Wednesday of complications from a stroke following a recent diagnosis of myeloid leukemia, her family said. She was the wife of Rich DeVos, who ...
  • Howard Carroll, lead guitarist for Dixie Hummingbirds, dies

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lead guitarist for the influential and Grammy Award-winning gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds has died in Philadelphia. Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services says Howard Carroll died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility at age 92. The Dixie Hummingbirds started as a quartet of students formed by James B. Davis in a Greenville, South Carolina, high school in 1928. ...
  • Fox News duped by phony military hero, removes false story

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has removed a false story from its website, saying it was duped by an artist the network highlighted as a Vietnam veteran, a member of the first U.S. Navy SEAL team and a much-decorated war hero. The report, which aired Oct. 8, focused on 72-year-old glass artist John Garofalo, who “despite health issues” ...
  • Jack Phillips

    Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding. The food makers say that once they open their doors for business, they don’t get to choose their customers. They say that abiding by laws that bar discrimination based on sexual ...
  • Harvey Weinstein

    TV Academy votes to consider expelling Harvey Weinstein

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Television Academy says it has voted to begin disciplinary proceedings against disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. The academy’s board of governors issued a statement Friday declaring that “sexual harassment in any form is abhorrent and totally unacceptable.” The academy, which bestows the Emmy awards, said a hearing has been set for November to consider “action ...
  • Joan and Melissa Rivers

    E! cancels Joan Rivers’ ‘Fashion Police’ after 22-year run

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — E!’s long-running series, “Fashion Police,” will come to an end next month with a special finale featuring its late host and co-creator Joan Rivers. The series began in 1995 and became a staple on the red carpet at major awards shows with Rivers commentating on celebrity looks. It continued after Rivers’ 2014 death with her daughter, ...
  • John McCain

    Sen. John McCain to visit daughter on ‘The View’

    NEW YORK (AP) — “The View” is giving new panelist Meghan McCain a birthday present on Monday. It’s a visit from her dad. The daytime talk show said Thursday that it has booked Sen. John McCain as a guest. Meghan McCain, who joined “The View” last week, turns 33 on Monday. The visit is especially poignant since the 81-year-old Arizona ...
  • John McCain

    Sen. John McCain to visit daughter on ‘The View’

    NEW YORK (AP) — “The View” is giving new panelist Meghan McCain a birthday present on Monday. It’s a visit from her dad. The daytime talk show said Thursday that it has booked Sen. John McCain as a guest. Meghan McCain, who joined “The View” last week, turns 33 on Monday. The visit is especially poignant since the 81-year-old Arizona ...
  • Bob Odenkirk

    ‘Breaking Bad’ actors will host fundraiser for Puerto Rico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two actors from the hit series “Breaking Bad” will host an Albuquerque fundraiser next week for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Bob Odenkirk, who played sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman, is sponsoring a benefit event in Albuquerque where the show was filmed, the actor announced on social media. “Albuquerque! A benefit event for Puerto Rico ...
  • Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein

    TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another influential entertainment organization said Friday it would consider booting disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as another woman accused the Oscar winner of sexual abuse. The Television Academy, which bestows Emmy awards, said a disciplinary hearing set for November could lead to termination of his membership. Weinstein, accused of sexually harassing and abusing numerous women over ...
  • Harvey Weinstein

    The Latest: Lawyer says actress accusing Weinstein is scared

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The Los Angeles lawyer for an Italian actress who has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape says it has had a “humongous impact on her life” and she is extremely scared. Attorney David M. Ring told reporters Friday that his client ...
  • George R. R. Martin

    George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forum

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico. Martin, a longtime Santa Fe resident and author of fantasy novels behind the “Game of Thrones” television series, made a plea to raise or eliminate New ...
  • Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein

    Los Angeles police open Weinstein sex assault investigation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Los Angeles have launched an investigation of Harvey Weinstein involving a possible sexual assault in 2013, authorities said Thursday. Detectives have interviewed a possible victim who recently reported she was sexually assaulted by the film mogul, police spokesman Sal Ramirez said. He said he could not answer any questions about where the incident took ...
  • Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein

    The Latest: Nyong’o recounts Weinstein massage encounter

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o says she had an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in 2011 at his home in Connecticut. Nyong’o says Weinstein invited her there to screen a film while she was a student at the Yale School of Drama. ...
  • Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein

    Los Angeles police open Weinstein sex assault investigation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police said Thursday its detectives are investigating a possible sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein over a 2013 incident that was recently reported to the department. Police spokesman Sal Ramirez says the department has interviewed a possible sexual assault victim who reported she was sexually assaulted by the disgraced film mogul. Ramirez said the ...
  • Ridley Scott’s Getty kidnapping film to premiere at AFI Fest

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ridley Scott’s film about the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III will have its world premiere as the closing night film of the American Film Institute’s annual festival in Los Angeles next month. AFI Fest director Jacqueline Lyanga said in a statement Thursday that in addition to the Nov. 16 screening of the new film “All ...
  • Ex-prosecutor to sue Cosby accuser, alleging personal injury

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former district attorney who declined to press sexual-assault charges against Bill Cosby in 2005 has filed the beginnings of a lawsuit against Cosby’s accuser in Philadelphia. An attorney for Bruce L. Castor says the personal-injury complaint will claim Andrea Constand sued Castor for defamation in 2015 so he would lose the prosecutor’s race. The winner, Kevin ...
  • Jason Aldean

    Jason Aldean releases ‘I Won’t Back Down’ for charity

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Aldean’s moving rendition of “I Won’t Back Down” on “Saturday Night Live” will soon be raising money to help victims of the Las Vegas shooting. The song was made available on Friday on various sites. Aldean’s representative says all proceeds will be donated to the Direct Impact Fund dedicated to victims of the tragedy. Aldean ...
  • Melania Trump, Herve Pierre

    First lady donates inaugural gown to Smithsonian

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump knew her inaugural gown would be part of history and she had a clear vision for her look, asking the designer for something “modern, sleek, light, unique and unexpected.” The resulting vanilla silk, off-the-shoulder gown is now part of the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian Institution. Mrs. Trump officially donated the couture piece Friday ...
  • Trump drawing of Empire State Building sells for $16,000

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump has sold at auction for $16,000. Julien’s Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper was created by Trump for a charity auction in Florida during the time he opened his Mar-a-Lago estate as a private club in ...
  • Joan and Melissa Rivers

    E! cancels Joan Rivers’ ‘Fashion Police’ after 22-year run

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — E!’s long-running series, “Fashion Police,” will come to an end next month with a special finale featuring its late host and co-creator Joan Rivers. The series began in 1995 and became a staple on the red carpet at major awards shows with Rivers commentating on celebrity looks. It continued after Rivers’ 2014 death with her daughter, ...
  • Selena Gomez

    Selena Gomez, Brie Larson among presenters at InStyle Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Selena Gomez, Brie Larson, Faith Hill and Kate Bosworth are among the presenters set to hand out honors at next week’s InStyle Awards. The InStyle Awards honor the best-dressed of Hollywood as well as celebrity makeup artists, designers and stylists. Gomez will present an award to the best makeup artist, while Larson will present the designer ...
  • Giroud’s overhead kick gives Arsenal 1-0 win at Red Star

    Olivier Giroud scored late in the second half for Arsenal to maintain its perfect Europa League campaign with a 1-0 win over 10-man Red Star Belgrade on Thursday. Five minutes after Milan Rodic was sent off for a second yellow card, Giroud struck with an overhead kick five minutes before the final whistle after Theo Walcott headed the ball to ...