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  • Young Mexicans at heart of earthquake recovery

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar Rangel doesn’t own a shovel and typically he is sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck central Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors. In the two days since the ...
  • Kim Jong Un: ‘Deranged’ Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threat

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump “deranged” and said he will “pay dearly” for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon. Kim said Trump is “unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country.” He also described ...
  • The Latest: Hurricane Maria approaching Turks and Caicos

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Hurricane Maria has continued to strengthen slightly as its large eye approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says data from reconnaissance aircraft showed maximum sustained wind speed increasing Thursday to 125 mph (200 kph), ...
  • Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — As painstaking attempts to reach survivors in quake-ravaged buildings across Mexico City stretched into a third day Thursday, desperation mounted among loved ones who earlier had high hopes for quick rescues and some complained they were being kept in the dark about search efforts. And what many had clung to as the unlikely triumph of life ...
  • Jovenel Moise

    The Latest: Antigua pleads for debt relief after Irma

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Antigua and Barbuda’s prime minister is pleading for debt relief to help rebuild from Hurricane Irma, which decimated the tiny island of Barbuda and forced the evacuation of its entire population. Prime Minister Gaston Alphonso Browne tells the U.N. General Assembly that “for ...
  • Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water case

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan health official testified Thursday that he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint’s water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Tim Becker, who was deputy director at the Department of Health and Human Services, acknowledged that the agency could have issued a public warning in January ...
  • Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn’t exist

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to ...
  • Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. But unlike that terse ceremony, the Star Tribune reports , they came to St. Paul’s CHS field to play Wednesday night in their first show ...
  • Fergie

    Fergie says she and Josh Duhamel still ‘great friends’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fergie says even though she and husband Josh Duhamel are splitting up, they’re still “great friends” who love one another and their young son. The singer talked about her marriage at a screening Wednesday for her new visual album, “Double Dutchess,” at iPic Theaters Fulton Market in New York. She told The Associated Press “the important ...
  • Rodney Crowell

    Rodney Crowell cancels tour due to unspecified health issues

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning country singer songwriter and producer Rodney Crowell is cancelling all of his remaining 2017 tour dates due to unspecified health issues. In a statement on his website posted Wednesday, Crowell said a team of doctors has advised him to rest and that for the foreseeable future, “my work will consist of quietly encouraging my body ...
  • Little Big Town heads back on tour after Ryman residency

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Every time country vocal group Little Big Town walked into the 125-year-old Ryman Auditorium to play one of their residency shows this year, the four singers breathed a little sigh of relief. “When we go into the dressing room, you just take a breath and go, ‘OK, I feel like I am at home,'” said Jimi ...
  • Image of rapper Drake imposed into park renovation rendering

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Parks Department livened up a rendering of a planned park renovation by inserting an image of the Grammy-winning rapper Drake into the background, alongside an image of rapper Akon laughing in the foreground. The image of Drake is taken from the television show “Degrassi: The Next Generation” where the rapper played a ...
  • The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico’s civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Twitter feed of agency head Luis Felipe Puente said early ...
  • Wuilly Arteaga

    Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

    NEW YORK (AP) — A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may soon seek political asylum in the United States. Wuilly Arteaga became well-known after playing somber renditions of Venezuela’s national anthem while standing amid clouds of tear gas. During one clash with security forces earlier this year, he and his violin were dragged to ...
  • Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn’t exist

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to ...
  • Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

    NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The ABC comic’s withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the Graham-Cassidy bill. In the process, they’ve also illustrated how thoroughly late-night talk shows have changed in the last decade and have become homes for ...
  • Lawrence O'Donnell

    MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell apologizes for off-air rant

    NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell has apologized after clips surfaced of him profanely yelling at staffers in between segments of his prime-time program. The clips from O’Donnell’s Aug. 29 show were published online by Mediaite on Wednesday. They show O’Donnell angrily reacting over the wrong sound being fed into his earpiece. He also demands someone put an ...
  • 12-year-old ventriloquist wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 12-year-old singing ventriloquist is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the “America’s Got Talent” crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition. Darci Lynne Farmer, of Oklahoma City, beat out another youngster, 10-year-old singer Angelica Hale, for the ‘AGT’ title Wednesday by garnering the most ...
  • Review: iTunes video upgrade makes the new Apple TV worth it

    NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem odd to review the new Apple TV streaming device — one specifically designed to display super-sharp video known as 4K — without actually owning a 4K TV. But in a way, that’s the point. Most people still don’t have 4K TVs, so the new Apple TV model doesn’t offer them much. But if ...
  • Fox bid for Sky referred to UK’s competition regulator

    LONDON (AP) — The British government has referred Twenty-First Century Fox’s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to competition authorities on public interest grounds, a move that sets up a six-month investigation into Rupert Murdoch’s takeover plans. The Competition and Markets Authority said Wednesday it “will now examine how the deal would impact media plurality and broadcasting standards in the U.K.” ...
  • Donald Trump

    Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever.” The president’s Tuesday night tweet is a little off: The show was on ...
  • Key figure in Northern Ireland peace work subject of film

    BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. premiere of a documentary about Roman Catholic politician John Hume and his efforts in the Northern Ireland peace process is being held in Boston. A screening of “In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America” is the opening-night film of the Boston Film Festival that starts Friday. Narrated by actor Liam Neeson, the film ...
  • 4 detained in probe linked to film on Russian czar’s affair

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have detained four people suspected of an arson attack linked to a movie about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina, officials said Thursday. “Matilda,” which is set to be released in October, has sparked harsh criticism from hard-line nationalists and some Orthodox believers in Russia, who see it as blasphemy against the emperor, ...
  • Bernie Casey

    Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died. He was 78. Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, his talent agent Erin Connor said. Born in West Virginia in 1939 and ...
  • Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

    CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual Tokyo Game Show, which opened to media Thursday before opening to the public over the weekend. “Our old fans used to play Japanese games, and those people are ...
  • ‘Breakfast Club’ actor Hall pleads no contest to assault

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist. The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault likely to produce injury. He was immediately sentenced to 40 hours of community service and three ...
  • Linda Hamilton set to return to ‘Terminator’ franchise

    NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the “Terminator” franchise for the first time since 1991’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” “Terminator” creator James Cameron announced Hamilton’s casting at a private event in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, the Hollywood Reporter reported. Paramount Pictures, which is distributing the planned sequel, confirmed the news Wednesday. Cameron is producing the sequel, ...
  • Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

    MIAMI (AP) — Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert DeNiro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95. LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to fiancee Denise Baker. The Bronx Bull, ...
  • Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the true dangers of the sport. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said Hernandez had ...
  • Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

    NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The ABC comic’s withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the Graham-Cassidy bill. In the process, they’ve also illustrated how thoroughly late-night talk shows have changed in the last decade and have become homes for ...
  • Shaq to back Democrat after GOP Christie endorsement in ’13

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey native and former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is backing Democrat Phil Murphy in this year’s contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Murphy campaign spokesman Dan Bryan says O’Neal will formally endorse Murphy on Monday. He had no further details. O’Neal backed Christie in his 2013 re-election bid, calling the governor a “great man” ...
  • Paul Williams, John Mellencamp, Tavis Smiley

    Theatrical production to showcase last year of King’s life

    NEW YORK (AP) — You think you know Martin Luther King Jr.’s story? Tavis Smiley is willing to bet you don’t. To mark the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination next April, the radio and TV host is planning a nationwide tour of a theatrical production focusing on the last year of King’s life, a time when he was reviled by ...
  • Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. But unlike that terse ceremony, the Star Tribune reports , they came to St. Paul’s CHS field to play Wednesday night in their first show ...
  • Jimmy Kimmel

    Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on Wednesday was following up on his monologue from Tuesday, when he said the bill Cassidy is co-sponsoring failed the “Jimmy ...
  • Businessman put on notice after rant against Kathy Griffin

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation’s biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin was caught on tape and went viral. KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger, who is a neighbor of Griffin’s in California, was recorded by a security camera hurling slurs against Griffin while in a heated argument ...