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Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. The plane sold for $430,000 on Saturday at an Agoura Hills, California, event featuring celebrity memorabilia, GWS Auctions Inc. said. The buyer was not disclosed in the sold note posted on the firm’s website, ... Read More »

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said. He was 69. Allman died Saturday at his home in Savannah, Georgia, publicist Ken Weinstein said. Allman had cancelled some 2016 tour dates, announcing ... Read More »

Judge blocks construction of airstrip by actor Bruce Willis

HAILEY, Idaho (AP) — A judge has blocked actor Bruce Willis’ plan to build a private airstrip in central Idaho. The Idaho Mountain Express (http://bit.ly/2r6T4Gr ) reports that 5th District Judge Robert Elgee ruled that Camas County commissioners violated state law when drafting an ordinance allowing individuals to obtain conditional-use permits to build a private airport in agricultural-zoned county lands. ... Read More »

The Latest: Obama offers Prince Harry condolences on attack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local): 7 p.m. Former U.S. President Barack Obama has offered his condolences to victims of the Manchester bombing during a meeting with Prince Harry. The prince’s Kensington Palace office tweeted a picture of Harry and Obama at the palace Saturday. It said the former president ... Read More »

UK lowers terror threat to ‘severe;’ more Manchester arrests

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from “critical” to “severe” on Saturday, as authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester concert bombing. But police said more arrests were expected, and security was tight across Britain as hundreds of thousands of people attended major soccer matches, concerts and ... Read More »

Some women-only screenings planned for ‘Wonder Woman’

Gal Gadot

NEW YORK (AP) — Take a seat, “Thor.” Scattered plans among Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas to host women-only screenings of the upcoming “Wonder Woman” movie have produced both support and some grumbling about gender discrimination. Various locations have taken to social media in response, including the operators of the Brooklyn theater promising on Twitter to funnel proceeds from women-only screenings in ... Read More »

Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force alongside John F. Kennedy’s presidential plane, an early Wright Brothers flyer and other national treasures. The journey from the flak-ridden skies over occupied France and Germany to restoration and display in ... Read More »

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots have linked arms across a U.N.-controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus’ capital of Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement. Beating drums, blowing whistles and singing traditional Cypriot folk songs, the demonstrators said real peace lies in the hands of ordinary people from both sides of ... Read More »

Melania Trump’s pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015. She also carried a matching clutch to lunch with spouses of the G-7 leaders, held at the historic Elephants Palace and hosted ... Read More »

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

Chris Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music’s elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman’s love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock’s leading voices. “Chris was as melodic as The Beatles, as heavy as Sabbath and as haunting as Edgar ... Read More »