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  • The Latest: Malta’s premier sees tide turning against Brexit

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Malta’s prime minister says he is starting to believe that Britain’s divorce from the European Union will not happen as doubts creep in among voters who backed the Brexit. In an interview with Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant, Joseph Muscat said, “For the ...
  • A look at alleged Russian cybercriminals arrested in Europe

    MOSCOW (AP) — Five alleged Russian cybercriminals have been arrested across Europe in American-initiated operations in the past nine months. Here’s a look at who they are, how they were caught and what they’re accused of doing. — Pyotr Levashov, 36, is accused by U.S. prosecutors of being “one of the world’s most notorious criminal spammers.” Law enforcement and security ...
  • 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. ‘IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON’ A dejected Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urges his Senate colleagues to move on after the chamber narrowly rejected a measure to repeal parts of “Obamacare.” 2. ‘I SOMETIMES USE COLORFUL LANGUAGE’ Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci explains his ...
  • SIMPSON PALMER

    O.J. Simpson won’t be invited to USC practices, functions

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson won’t be invited to watch practice or take part in any official functions at his alma mater this fall following his release from prison. The Los Angeles Times reports Southern California head coach Clay Helton told reporters at Pac-12 media days Thursday the school has decided against welcoming back the former Heisman Trophy winner. ...
  • Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions Friday against Russia, Iran and North Korea and sent it to President Donald ...
  • Lawyer says client unaware she had poison that killed Korean

    SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A chemist’s report that shows the banned VX nerve agent was used to kill the half brother of North Korea’s leader needs further scrutiny, a lawyer for one of the two women accused of poisoning the man said Friday as he examined evidence ahead of a trial set for October. High Court Judge Azmi Ariffin ...
  • Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of the tourism season in the Adriatic country. Authorities say protesting taxi drivers have caused a major traffic slowdown Friday outside the main tourism center of Dubrovnik. Demonstrations are also disrupting traffic around the airports in Split and Zagreb, the capital. ...
  • Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple. The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of the devices in an era when most people store or stream their tunes on smartphones. The iPod product line still remains alive, though. Apple plans ...
  • Stormzy

    Ed Sheeran, Stormzy in running for Britain’s Mercury Prize

    LONDON (AP) — Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, poet Kate Tempest and grime artist Stormzy are among a dozen finalists for the prestigious Mercury Prize , recognizing the British or Irish album of the year. Sheeran’s global hit “Divide,” Tempest’s witty and hard-hitting “Let Them Eat Chaos” and Stormzy’s “Gang Signs and Prayers” are among front-runners for the 25,000 pound ($33,000) prize, ...
  • Katy Perry, Mary Perry

    Fulfilling a ‘Teenage Dream’: Katy Perry to host MTV VMAs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready to roar with Katy Perry at the MTV Video Music Awards: The pop star is hosting the show next month. MTV announced Thursday that Perry will host the Aug. 27 event at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Perry is nominated for five Moonmen, including best pop video for “Chained to the Rhythm.” Perry, whose ...
  • Bag it, tag it: How fans get Phish ‘Baker’s Dozen’ doughnuts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Phish’s 13-show “Baker’s Dozen” residency at New York’s Madison Square Garden is all about the doughnuts. The video the band released in January to announce the shows included skyscraper-sized doughnuts rolling through the streets of New York. Fans who purchased a 13-night package got doughnut-shaped tickets. And the band has partnered with Philadelphia doughnut and fried ...
  • Mick Jagger releases 2 tracks in new audio-visual project

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger has released two songs which he says are urgent responses to the “confusion and frustration with the times we live in.” The Rolling Stones leader released the songs and music videos Thursday. He’s calling “Gotta Get a Grip ” and “England Lost ” an audio-visual project. Jagger said the songs were a result of ...
  • Justin Bieber

    Police: Bieber accidentally hits photog with pickup truck

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber left a photographer with minor injuries after police in California say the singer accidentally hit the man with his pickup truck. Beverly Hills police Sgt. Matthew Stout tells The Associated Press the 57-year-old photographer was hospitalized following the Wednesday night incident. Video posted by ABC News shows Bieber getting into a large pickup truck ...
  • Jury: Michael Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson’s estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from “Billie Jean,” ”Thriller” and more of the superstar’s biggest hits. The award from a Los Angeles Superior Court jury fell short of the $30 million the legendary producer sought in the lawsuit filed nearly four years ...
  • ‘Walking Dead’ panel called off for stuntman’s funeral

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The AMC channel says a producers’ panel discussion for “The Walking Dead” is off because it conflicts with the funeral for a stuntman killed in an on-set fall. In a statement Thursday, AMC said some of the five producers scheduled to appear on the weekend panel will be attending services for 33-year-old stuntman John Bernecker. ...
  • Sarah Silverman

    Sarah Silverman’s show asks divided US to give love a chance

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sarah Silverman is out to show that Americans can bridge even their deepest differences and enjoy a laugh as well. Speaking to a TV critics’ meeting Thursday, Silverman said that’s the goal for her fall Hulu series, “I Love You, America.” Silverman said the show is intended to be the opposite of an echo chamber, ...
  • Anthony Scaramucci

    White House aide’s tirade tests editors and producers

    NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential aide’s explosion of profanity while talking to a reporter about his new White House colleagues tested newsroom leaders Thursday, forcing decisions about whether to use the graphic language or leave much of what he said to the imagination of readers and viewers. Anthony Scaramucci, the incoming White House communications director, aimed his tirade at ...
  • Mindy Kaling

    ‘Mindy Project’ final season promises clarity on key romance

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producers of “The Mindy Project” say the series’ final season will provide some clarity on the main character’s key romantic relationship. Creator and star Mindy Kaling and executive producer Matt Warburton said Thursday at a TV critics’ meeting that the show will illuminate the relationship between Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano (Chris Messina). The ...
  • Tracy Morgan, Tiffany Haddish

    Working with Cosby? Tiffany Haddish says she was joking

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Girls Trip” breakout star Tiffany Haddish says she was just joking when she said she wanted to work with Bill Cosby. Haddish told reporters Thursday that she made the remarks during a day of interviews and was trying to be funny while reflecting a fearless approach to her work. She said it was “not the ...
  • Anthony Scaramucci

    Scaramucci threats, insults inflame fierce White House fight

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump’s chief of staff to deny he’s a “leaker” and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability. In a pull-no-punches, impromptu CNN interview that he ...
  • Megan Wollover, Tracy Morgan

    Tracy Morgan relishes post-crash chance to be ‘better man’

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tracy Morgan has a ready answer when asked about getting a second chance after his near-fatal crash three years ago. “Thank God. That’s all I’ve gotta say,” Morgan told a TV critics’ meeting Thursday, where he was promoting his new TBS comedy “The Last O.G.” In 2014, the former “30 Rock” and “Saturday Night Live” ...
  • June Foray

    June Foray, voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel, dead at 99

    Actress June Foray, who gave voice to Rocky the Flying Squirrel and hundreds of other cartoon characters and was sometimes known as the “female Mel Blanc,” has died in a Los Angeles hospital. She was 99. Foray died Wednesday at West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles of cardiac arrest, but she had been in fragile health since a car accident ...
  • Paolo Baratta, Alberto Barbera

    George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro on Venice Film Fest slate

    ROME (AP) — This year’s Venice Film Festival will include a crime comedy by George Clooney, a Guillermo del Toro fantasy and a Darren Aronofsky thriller. Organizers of the world’s oldest film festival announced a 21-film competition lineup Thursday that features the Clooney-directed “Suburbicon,” the story of a home invasion gone wrong that stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, with ...
  • Colson Whitehead, Arundhati Roy among Man Booker contenders

    LONDON (AP) — Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among contenders for this year’s Man Booker Prize for fiction. Auster’s intimate epic “4 3 2 1” and Whitehead’s fantasy-tinged historical saga “The Underground Railroad” are among four works by U.S. authors on the list, alongside Emily Fridlund’s coming-of-age story “History of Wolves” and George Saunders’ magical, ...
  • Susan Lacy

    Steven Spielberg opens up about life, filmmaking in HBO doc

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Steven Spielberg isn’t afraid to talk about his flops. “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” is his least favorite film in that franchise, says documentarian Susan Lacy, who spent more than 30 hours interviewing the filmmaker for “Spielberg,” premiering Oct. 7 on HBO. Spielberg also acknowledges some mistakes in “1941,” Lacy said Wednesday at ...
  • Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Posey

    Dylan O’Brien says acting helped recovery from set injuries

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dylan O’Brien says that sticking with his lead role in the action movie “American Assassin” helped him recover from a traumatic accident during filming of a “Maze Runner” sequel in March 2016. O’Brien told The Associated Press on Monday that being back on a set was a necessary step in his recovery. He said at times ...
  • Colson Whitehead, Arundhati Roy among Man Booker contenders

    LONDON (AP) — Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among contenders for this year’s Man Booker Prize for fiction. Auster’s intimate epic “4 3 2 1” and Whitehead’s fantasy-tinged historical saga “The Underground Railroad” are among four works by U.S. authors on the list, alongside Emily Fridlund’s coming-of-age story “History of Wolves” and George Saunders’ magical, ...
  • Diner featured in ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ closes over fire

    UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia diner that gained fame when it was featured in the 2012 film “Silver Linings Playbook” has been temporarily closed after a fire. Officials say a grill caught fire at the Llanerch (LAN’-ark) Diner in Upper Darby at around 5:30 a.m. Monday, and firefighters had to break through the roof to make sure ...
  • SIMPSON PALMER

    O.J. Simpson won’t be invited to USC practices, functions

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson won’t be invited to watch practice or take part in any official functions at his alma mater this fall following his release from prison. The Los Angeles Times reports Southern California head coach Clay Helton told reporters at Pac-12 media days Thursday the school has decided against welcoming back the former Heisman Trophy winner. ...
  • Simone Biles

    Simone Biles shares goofy video after wisdom teeth surgery

    A video shared by Simone Biles shows the Olympic gymnast was in no condition to compete while coming out of an anesthetic haze after surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed. Biles posted the video on Twitter on Thursday. She appears on a recovery room bed with gauze in her mouth yelling something incomprehensible and pretending to drive a car. ...
  • Megan Wollover, Tracy Morgan

    Tracy Morgan relishes post-crash chance to be ‘better man’

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tracy Morgan has a ready answer when asked about getting a second chance after his near-fatal crash three years ago. “Thank God. That’s all I’ve gotta say,” Morgan told a TV critics’ meeting Thursday, where he was promoting his new TBS comedy “The Last O.G.” In 2014, the former “30 Rock” and “Saturday Night Live” ...
  • Rx for Dr. McDreamy: Boxing lessons this summer in Maine

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey is working on his boxing skills this summer in his native Maine. Dempsey played the role of Dr. McDreamy on the ABC drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” He has been training in the ring since June with firefighter Jason Quirk, who’s also a professional boxer. Quirk tells the Portland Press Herald that Dempsey approached his ...
  • William "Billy" Walters

    Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the businessman collected tens of millions of dollars illegally in the stock market to seem like “a winner” to himself and others. U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel rejected the recommendation of probation officials ...
  • Katy Perry, Mary Perry

    Fulfilling a ‘Teenage Dream’: Katy Perry to host MTV VMAs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready to roar with Katy Perry at the MTV Video Music Awards: The pop star is hosting the show next month. MTV announced Thursday that Perry will host the Aug. 27 event at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Perry is nominated for five Moonmen, including best pop video for “Chained to the Rhythm.” Perry, whose ...
  • Jerry Seinfeld

    Comedian in Car Getting Cash: Seinfeld is Forbes’ top paid

    NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes has crowned Jerry Seinfeld as the king of the club when it comes to the highest-paid, stand-up comedians. The magazine estimates Seinfeld brought in $69 million over the past year partly due to his Netflix show “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Seinfeld also has sizable income from syndication royalties on reruns of his NBC series, ...