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  • US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attack

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed for the country’s deadliest attack. The U.S. Africa Command tells The Associated Press that the strike occurred Monday about 35 miles (56 kilometers) southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. The U.S. says it is ...
  • Obama tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of “division” and “fear” while rallying on Thursday with party’s candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey. “Why are we deliberately trying to misunderstand each other, and be cruel to each other and put each other down? That’s not who we are,” Obama said ...
  • World shares rise as investors await Japan vote, Fed pick

    HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday on investor optimism over the global outlook despite uncertainties over the outcome of political events in China and Japan and speculation over Trump’s choice for the next Fed chief. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,381.37 and Germany’s DAX added 0.4 ...
  • Egypt releases Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have released an Irish-Egyptian man who was detained for four years on charges related to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo in 2013. Ibrahim Halawa’s release comes a month after an Egyptian court acquitted him of charges including murder, arson and illegal possession of weapons. His lawyer, Darragh Mackin, announced Thursday. Irish Foreign Affairs Minister ...
  • Butter shortage in France as global demand grows

    PARIS (AP) — Blame the croissant. French pastries, and butter, have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets. According to the body in charge of listing the cost of foods, the price of butter rose 60 percent in August to 6.7 euros ($7.9) per kilogram, creating fears ...
  • Trump’s border wall models take shape in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego. The prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and metal panels, including one with sharp metal edges on top. Another has a surface resembling an expensive brick driveway. Companies have until ...
  • Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost industry $95B

    GENEVA (AP) — Swiss Re, one of the world’s biggest reinsurers, estimates that Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion. The Zurich-based company, which as a reinsurer provides backup policies to companies that write primary insurance policies, says the claims process is ongoing and estimates could evolve. Swiss Re ...
  • 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. ...
  • Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. U2; $7,406,599; $113.22. 2. Coldplay; $6,275,320; $97.45. 3. Guns N’ Roses; $4,823,573; ...
  • Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes to perform at MTV Europe Awards

    LONDON (AP) — Pop star Demi Lovato, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes, rockers The Killers and grime artist Stormzy are set to perform at MTV’s EMAs in London. MTV’s European music awards will also feature performances from Kesha and Camila Cabello. Rita Ora is due to host the Nov. 12 ceremony at London’s SSE Arena, Wembley. MTV said Thursday that awards presenters ...
  • Donald Trump, Claire McCaskill

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TOURISTS NOW QUESTIONING INVISIBLE ATTACKS IN CUBA Chris Allen, visiting Havana from South Carolina, tells the AP exclusively he had similar neurological symptoms as a U.S. government worker when Allen stayed at the same hotel two years earlier. 2. TRUMP’S REMARKS ON ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kseniya Sobchak

    Russian opposition divided over TV host’s presidential bid

    MOSCOW (AP) — A presidential bid by a celebrity Russian TV host drew conflicting reactions from the country’s beleaguered opposition Thursday, with some accusing her of playing into the Kremlin’s hands and others welcoming her move. Although President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, denied that the Kremlin has encouraged Ksenia Sobchak to run, some opposition figures say her move would ...
  • Mayim Bialik

    Mayim Bialik ‘truly sorry’ for opinion piece on Weinstein

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Mayim Bialik says she’s “truly sorry for causing so much pain” with her New York Times opinion piece that critics suggested put blame on women who’ve accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Bialik wrote in the piece published Friday that she makes choices to be “self-protecting and wise,” like dressing ...
  • Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday. The report by the nonprofit group Common Sense Media on the viewing habits of more than 1,400 children nationwide age 8 and under found that less-affluent youngsters spend nearly three-and-a-half hours ...
  • Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according to a TV interview broadcast Wednesday with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he is credited with saving. In his only public recounting of the ...
  • Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein

    Attorney to detail another rape allegation against Weinstein

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is now facing criminal inquiries in three cities after an Italian actress told Los Angeles detectives the disgraced film mogul raped her in a hotel room in 2013. Police confirmed Thursday they are looking into the woman’s allegations, and her attorney said he would give additional details about them at a news conference outside ...
  • 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 ...
  • Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ leads Gotham Award nominations

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele’s thriller “Get Out” has gotten an awards season boost with a leading four Gotham Awards nominations, including best feature. The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations for the 27th annual IFP Gotham Awards on Thursday. “Get Out” is also up for breakthrough director, best screenplay and actor. Other top nominees include the coming-of-age film “Call ...
  • 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 ...
  • Phil Mickelson

    Food company chairman gets 2 years in prison in fraud case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former food company executive who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison by a judge who said he was motivated by a desire to seem powerful rather than by greed. “This was a crime that enhanced his status ...
  • 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 ...
  • Harvey Weinstein

    British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of high honor

    LONDON (AP) — The British Film Institute stripped disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of its highest honor Thursday, saying his alleged “appalling conduct” stands in opposition to the organization’s values. Weinstein was awarded a BFI Fellowship in 2002 for his contribution to British cinema. In recent weeks, dozens of women have accused him of sexual assault and harassment. He has been ...
  • Kseniya Sobchak

    Russian opposition divided over TV host’s presidential bid

    MOSCOW (AP) — A presidential bid by a celebrity Russian TV host drew conflicting reactions from the country’s beleaguered opposition Thursday, with some accusing her of playing into the Kremlin’s hands and others welcoming her move. Although President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, denied that the Kremlin has encouraged Ksenia Sobchak to run, some opposition figures say her move would ...
  • Mayim Bialik

    Mayim Bialik ‘truly sorry’ for opinion piece on Weinstein

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Mayim Bialik says she’s “truly sorry for causing so much pain” with her New York Times opinion piece that critics suggested put blame on women who’ve accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Bialik wrote in the piece published Friday that she makes choices to be “self-protecting and wise,” like dressing ...
  • Shia LaBeouf

    Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge in Georgia

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf was sentenced to probation Thursday after the “Transformers” star pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstruction stemming from his attempt to elude police following a vulgar public outburst in Georgia. LaBeouf, 31, received a year on probation from a Recorder’s Court judge in Savannah, where he was arrested July 8 while in ...