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VIDEO: Randy & Marv at the Movies – Roma

As we gear up for the 2019 Academy Awards we thought it would be a good idea to hire a couple guys with an impressive Hollywood resume…they lied on their resumes. They aren’t good. Read More »

BIG 3: MORE SNOW, MO Cannabis Class & Inmates Rescue Child

1. Today is dry and chilly in metro St. Louis, but we’re gearing up for another round of wintry weather to return to the area. 2. Entrepreneurs and investors who are interested in starting a cannabis business or expanding into the Missouri cannabis industry have a chance to learn from industry pioneers today. 3. An inmate in southern Florida used ... Read More »

Kacey Musgraves To Present At Sunday’s Oscars

Fresh off the Grammy’s stage with her album of the year award, Kacey Musgraves is set to present at the Oscars on Sunday airing on ABC30! She joins previously announced presenters Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, and many others. As has happened in past years. there’s a good chance that it’ll ... Read More »

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  • Honda to shut plant in Britain, imperiling 3,500 jobs

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as it faces its March 29 exit from the European Union. The company announced the decision, which will imperil 3,500 jobs and possibly many more, at a news conference in Tokyo. Honda’s president and CEO, Takahiro ...
  • EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, seeking to get polluting CO2 levels down. The agreement among negotiators from the European Parliament and member states says that such emissions for new trucks will have to be 30 percent down by 2030 compared with today’s levels. Heavy trucks ...
  • Knight Foundation doubling spending to boost local news

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Knight Foundation says it will invest $300 million in local journalism over the next five years, seeding several programs designed to kick-start an industry decimated by layoffs and newspaper closures over the last 15 years. The plans, announced Tuesday, will double the amount of spending the foundation started by newspaper publisher brothers John S. and ...
  • China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

    BEIJING (AP) — The Iranian foreign minister’s passionate defense of his country’s interests at the Munich Security Conference has made him “a famous person” in China, his Chinese counterpart told him Tuesday, as the sides met amid efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is leading an Iranian delegation to Beijing that includes ...
  • Thae Yong Ho

    Ex-diplomat says North Korean leader won’t give up nukes

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former North Korean diplomat says leader Kim Jong Un has no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons and sees his upcoming second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump as a chance to cement his country’s status as a nuclear weapons state. Thae Yong Ho, who defected to South Korea in 2016, said in ...
  • Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than doubled for basic goods amid allegations of government corruption. Public transportation resumed in the capital, Port-au-Prince, where people ...
  • World shares mixed ahead of China-US trade talks

    BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Tuesday following a choppy day in Asia as Chinese and U.S. negotiators geared up for trade talks in Washington. Germany’s DAX was flat at 0.1 percent to 11,300.61 while the CAC 40 in France slipped 0.3 percent to 5,152.88. Britain’s FTSE 100 sank 0.5 percent to 7,186.17. With U.S. markets preparing ...
  • Richard Branson

    Venezuela’s Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that it will hold its own huge concert to rival one being organized by billionaire Richard Branson, a backer of opposition leader Juan Guaido. Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said the government will throw a concert Saturday ...
  • Vandal topples wax statue of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean “Diddy” Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario’s likeness so forcefully it lost its head. Investigators were continuing Monday to look for a suspect in the strange episode Saturday night. Police say a man entered the museum near Times Square around 8:45 ...
  • Don Cheadle

    Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts ‘SNL’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the first time. The actor sported a T-shirt that said “Protect Trans Kids” as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr. And in closing Saturday’s show, Cheadle wore a jersey with the former Soviet Union’s initials on the front, while ...
  • Miranda Lambert

    Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Miranda Lambert celebrated Valentine’s Day weekend with the announcement that she secretly got married. A representative for the singer confirmed the marriage after Lambert posted photos on social media Saturday showing her in a white lace gown with her new husband, Brendan Mcloughlin. She wrote that in honor of Valentine’s Day, she wanted to ...
  • 21 Savage, Post Malone

    21 Savage ‘wasn’t hiding’ being British, feared deportation

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement called it a targeted operation. He was released from immigration custody ...
  • R. Kelly

    APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape

    CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney Gloria Allred told The Associated Press Friday she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape recently given to Chicago prosecutors that purportedly shows R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. Allred, who represents multiple R. Kelly accusers, some of whom haven’t come ...
  • Opioid maker used rap video to push powerful painkiller

    BOSTON (AP) — Employees at a drug company accused of bribing doctors rapped and danced around a person dressed as a bottle of the highly addictive fentanyl spray in a video meant to motivate sales reps to push the drug. The video was shown to jurors this week in the closely watched trial in Boston of wealthy Insys Therapeutics Inc. ...
  • Knight Foundation doubling spending to boost local news

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Knight Foundation says it will invest $300 million in local journalism over the next five years, seeding several programs designed to kick-start an industry decimated by layoffs and newspaper closures over the last 15 years. The plans, announced Tuesday, will double the amount of spending the foundation started by newspaper publisher brothers John S. and ...
  • Jussie Smollett

    No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault. Anne Kavanagh is a spokeswoman for Smollett’s lawyers. She says in an emailed statement that his lawyers “will keep an active dialogue with Chicago police on his behalf.” Smollett reported ...
  • First-ever ‘Jeopardy!” team contest draws top champions

    CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Glance around the “Jeopardy!” set during rehearsals for its first-ever team championship and it’s easy to be intimidated by the assembled brain power. There’s Brad Rutter, whose overall “Jeopardy!” haul, $4.3 million, is the most won on any game show. And Ken Jennings, a 74-game winner and top moneymaker, with $2.5 million, in non-tournament “Jeopardy!” ...
  • Jussie Smollett

    Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said Sunday they’re still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that “shifted” their investigation of a reported attack on the “Empire” actor. The trajectory of the investigation “shifted” after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday. He ...
  • Jussie Smollett

    Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay slurs was fueled in part by celebrities who spoke out loud and strong on social media. But the outrage has now been replaced by surprise, doubt and bafflement as the singers, actors and politicians who came out ...
  • The Latest: Daytona 500 turns into wreck-fest in final laps

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 7:15 p.m. The Daytona 500 has turned into a wreck-fest. “The Great American Race” had five crashes and two red flags over the final 20 laps of regulation. The race is now headed to overtime. Denny Hamlin will lead Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch ...
  • Jussie Smollett

    The Latest: Chicago police still seek Smollett interview

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the reported attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Chicago police say they still want to do a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett about a reported attack that the “Empire” star says included his attackers yelling racial and homophobic slurs. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday the investigation had “shifted” ...
  • Ruth E. Carter

    Costume Designers Guild to honor Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar nominees Glenn Close and “Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards. Close will receive the spotlight award at the ceremony Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The guild will pay homage to Carter’s illustrious designs with a ...
  • Francois Ozon

    French judge refuses to block Catholic sex scandal movie

    PARIS (AP) — A French judge refused Monday to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal. French director Francois Ozon’s film “Grace a Dieu” (“By the Grace of God”) won the Berlin Film Festival’s jury grand prize on Saturday. The movie, which opens Wednesday, portrays French priest Bernard Preynat, who ...
  • Julia Roberts to receive George Eastman Award for movie work

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Julia Roberts will be this year’s recipient of the George Eastman Award, given to honor contributions to the art of cinema. The George Eastman Museum in Rochester says it will honor the “Pretty Woman” and “Steel Magnolias” actress on May 2. Past recipients include Lauren Bacall, Charlie Chaplin, Gary Cooper and Meryl Streep. Museum director ...
  • Rosa Salazar

    ‘Alita’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sci-fi fantasy “Alita: Battle Angel” topped the charts and beat out a number of newcomers including the meta romantic comedy “Isn’t It Romantic” and the horror sequel “Happy Death Day 2U” in its first weekend in theaters, but it is a victory with a few caveats. It’s leading the slowest Presidents Day weekend at the ...
  • Ruth E. Carter

    ‘Black Panther’ costume designer blazes trail to inspire

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film “Black Panther,” Carter believes she can “knock down” more doors so others like ...
  • Nadav Lapid

    Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ wins top prize at Berlin Film Fest

    BERLIN (AP) — Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s “Synonyms,” a movie about a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and is determined to put his homeland behind him, won the Berlin International Film Festival’s top Golden Bear award on Saturday. A jury headed by French actress Juliette Binoche chose the movie from a field of 16 competing at the ...
  • Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be shown live, after all, at the 91st Academy Awards on February ...
  • Ruth E. Carter

    Costume Designers Guild to honor Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar nominees Glenn Close and “Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards. Close will receive the spotlight award at the ceremony Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The guild will pay homage to Carter’s illustrious designs with a ...
  • Sports’ future in balance as Semenya-IAAF showdown opens

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The longtime standoff between Olympic champion Caster Semenya and track and field’s governing body over issues of gender, hormones and performance in sports reached a pivotal phase on Monday as a key tribunal began hosting a planned five-day hearing in a case that could have massive repercussions throughout sports. The two-time 800-meter gold medalist from South ...
  • Christopher Kane celebrates sensuality in London show

    LONDON (AP) — The final full day of London Fashion Week featured a stellar show by Christopher Kane, who embraced his favorite theme — sensuality. Pringle of Scotland returned to the London stage with its signature luxury knitwear, while Erdem showed dramatic, full-length dresses and shorter cape outfits. The fashion crowd recovered from a late-night party David and Victoria Beckham ...
  • Jussie Smollett

    Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said Sunday they’re still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that “shifted” their investigation of a reported attack on the “Empire” actor. The trajectory of the investigation “shifted” after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday. He ...
  • Jussie Smollett

    Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay slurs was fueled in part by celebrities who spoke out loud and strong on social media. But the outrage has now been replaced by surprise, doubt and bafflement as the singers, actors and politicians who came out ...
  • Burberry catwalk showcases streetwear, elegant classics

    LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham doesn’t need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power. The designer’s husband, retired soccer superstar David Beckham, and the couple’s four children turned up as guests of honor Sunday to support her London Fashion Week show. The former Spice Girl was among the big names showcasing their ...
  • The Latest: Daytona 500 turns into wreck-fest in final laps

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 7:15 p.m. The Daytona 500 has turned into a wreck-fest. “The Great American Race” had five crashes and two red flags over the final 20 laps of regulation. The race is now headed to overtime. Denny Hamlin will lead Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch ...