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  • Glenn Chin

    Jurors to begin deliberating in meningitis outbreak case

    BOSTON (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder in the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people. Jurors in Glenn Chin’s case are expected to start deliberating in Boston’s federal courthouse on Monday. Chin was the supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding and oversaw the rooms where ...
  • Gatot Nurmantyo

    US diplomat apologizes after Indonesia general denied entry

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat has apologized to Indonesia’s government after the top Indonesian general was prevented from traveling to Washington D.C. and says the general is welcome in the U.S. Erin McKee, the deputy U.S. ambassador to Indonesia, did not explain why military commander Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo was prevented from boarding a weekend flight to the ...
  • No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center Sunday night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation start to heal by reassuring that it was OK to laugh again after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Fellow entertainers gathered to honor Letterman where he was receiving the Mark ...
  • AP Top Sports News at 12:21 a.m. EDT

    Super Mismatch: Patriots continue mastery of Falcons 23-7 Steelers shut down Bengals to pull away for 29-14 win Hot World Series on deck: Altuve, Astros vs Kershaw, Dodgers World Series patches in place, Dodgers prepare for Astros AP Top 25: Notre Dame cracks top 10; Michigan drops out Wiggins’ heave banks in, leads Timberwolves past Thunder Winless Suns fire Earl ...
  • AP Top Business News at 12:03 a.m. EDT

    Jurors to begin deliberating in meningitis outbreak case Trial to begin against Philip Morris in smoker’s death Fidelity has staff meeting on sex harassment after 2 leave Nikkei rises on Japanese ruling party win, most of Asia up Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson Vegas rebranding shows difficulty of messaging after tragedy
  • AP Top Health News at 12:03 a.m. EDT

    Jurors to begin deliberating in meningitis outbreak case WHO chief now ‘rethinking’ Mugabe ‘goodwill ambassador’ post The Latest: Charity hails decision to revoke Mugabe honor Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus Women say they were branded, traumatized by group’s doctors Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax ...
  • AP Top Science News at 12:03 a.m. EDT

    Jurors to begin deliberating in meningitis outbreak case EPA cancels appearance of scientists at Rhode Island event Astronomers measure Milky Way with radio waves Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack 3 small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf UN says ...
  • No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center Sunday night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation start to heal by reassuring that it was OK to laugh again after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Fellow entertainers gathered to honor Letterman where he was receiving the Mark ...
  • Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. Country icon Loretta Lynn returned to the Hall of Fame for the first time since she suffered a stroke in May to formally induct Jackson. Lynn, who cancelled her tour ...
  • Justin Timberlake invited back to Super Bowl halftime show

    Justin Timberlake has finally been invited back to the Super Bowl halftime show, 14 years after the “wardrobe malfunction” with Janet Jackson caused a national controversy. The NFL announced Sunday night that Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show Feb. 4 in Minnesota. This will be Timberlake’s third Super Bowl halftime performance, the most for any entertainer. Timberlake performed ...
  • Officials: EF1 tornado tore part of Oklahoma casino roof off

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An overnight batch of severe storms spawned an EF1 tornado that tore part of a casino roof off in central Oklahoma during a concert and downed power lines and trees throughout the state, emergency managers said Sunday. The twister touched down in Cleveland County, one of several counties where National Weather Service officials were surveying damage ...
  • George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush

    The Latest: Appeal backed by former presidents raises $31M

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the hurricane relief concert attended by a five living ex-presidents (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The five living former presidents have attended a concert to benefit victims of hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Barack Obama, George W. Bush, George H.W Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter called ...
  • George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush

    Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. ...
  • UK paper sorry for airbrushing out Solange Knowles’s braids

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine. Knowles — who had released a song called “Don’t Touch My Hair” — complained on Instagram that an elaborate braided crown on her head had been digitally removed from the cover photo. The magazine ...
  • No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center Sunday night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation start to heal by reassuring that it was OK to laugh again after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Fellow entertainers gathered to honor Letterman where he was receiving the Mark ...
  • Vegas rebranding shows difficulty of messaging after tragedy

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city where branding is everything. “What happens here, stays here,” the official slogan advertising agency R&R Partners ...
  • The Latest: O’Reilly says he was one of many accused at Fox

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the parent company of the Fox News Channel saying it knew a news analyst had threatened to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O’Reilly when it renewed the popular personality’s contract in February (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Bill O’Reilly says after 21st Century Fox fired founding CEO Roger Ailes following harassment ...
  • George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush

    The Latest: Appeal backed by former presidents raises $31M

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the hurricane relief concert attended by a five living ex-presidents (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The five living former presidents have attended a concert to benefit victims of hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Barack Obama, George W. Bush, George H.W Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter called ...
  • George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush

    Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. ...
  • 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 ...
  • James Toback

    38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times. In the report, many of the women allege that Toback approached them on the streets of New York City and promised stardom. His meetings ...
  • A scary box office weekend for everyone but Tyler Perry

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a spooky weekend at the box office for nearly everyone but Tyler Perry. Perry’s comedy sequel “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” scared up a healthy $21.7 million in its first weekend in theaters, but the waters were rough for other new openers including the disaster epic “Geostorm,” the firefighter drama “Only the Brave” and ...
  • Anna Wintour, Harvey Weinstein

    Directors guild files disciplinary charges against Weinstein

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Directors Guild of America announced Saturday it has filed disciplinary charges against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The group said it filed the charges on Oct. 13. Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in the weeks ...
  • This week in odd news: Bathtub gator; Too fat for prison?

    BROKE? NOPE. MAN SAYS HE’S PENNILESS, BUT DEPUTIES FIND $4K ON HIM COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn’t pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes. The Columbus Dispatch reports that 36-year-old Lawrence Knox swore he was indigent ...
  • Jim Thompson

    New film claims to have solved Jim Thompson mystery

    BANGKOK (AP) — A new documentary is set to stir fresh debate over one of Asia’s most enduring mysteries: What happened to Jim Thompson, Thailand’s legendary silk king. The former American intelligence officer turned textile tycoon went for a walk in the Malaysian jungle 50 years ago and never returned. Despite a massive search, no trace of Thompson was ever ...
  • 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 ...
  • No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain Prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center Sunday night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation start to heal by reassuring that it was OK to laugh again after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Fellow entertainers gathered to honor Letterman where he was receiving the Mark ...
  • Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. Country icon Loretta Lynn returned to the Hall of Fame for the first time since she suffered a stroke in May to formally induct Jackson. Lynn, who cancelled her tour ...
  • Kyle Busch

    Truex wins with heavy heart in Kansas elimination race

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. didn’t feel a sense of urgency to win Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway because of its playoff implications, not with his spot in the next round safe following a victory at Charlotte. No, the sense of urgency was much more personal. Truex learned overnight that one of the Furniture Row Racing team’s ...
  • Salvation Army receives donated urn filled with ashes

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A Salvation Army thrift store in New Hampshire has received an urn apparently filled with cremated remains. The Portsmouth Herald reports the urn was donated last week. It’s bronze in color and is engraved “Richard L. Pettengill 1929-1981.” The store is holding onto the urn in an effort to return it to the deceased’s relatives. Portsmouth ...
  • The Latest: O’Reilly says he was one of many accused at Fox

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the parent company of the Fox News Channel saying it knew a news analyst had threatened to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O’Reilly when it renewed the popular personality’s contract in February (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Bill O’Reilly says after 21st Century Fox fired founding CEO Roger Ailes following harassment ...
  • Bill O'Reilly

    Fox renewed O’Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

    NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the Fox News Channel says it knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O’Reilly when it renewed the popular personality’s contract in February. The New York Times reported Saturday the company renewed O’Reilly’s contract after he reached a $32 million settlement with the analyst, Lis Wiehl. ...
  • UK paper sorry for airbrushing out Solange Knowles’s braids

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine. Knowles — who had released a song called “Don’t Touch My Hair” — complained on Instagram that an elaborate braided crown on her head had been digitally removed from the cover photo. The magazine ...