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  • The Latest: “God Save the Queen” played at NY Yankees game

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 12:25 a.m. At Yankee Stadium, “God Save the Queen” was played along with “The Star-Spangled Banner” before New York hosted the Kansas City Royals. “OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO THE VICTIMS IN MANCHESTER” the video board read. “I think you ...
  • Bill Cosby

    11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury Tuesday after prosecutors used their strikes to send two black women home. Judge Steven O’Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former Pittsburgh detective who sued the city after she was arrested in a public ...
  • Colin Farrell, Tilda Swinton, Charlize Thero

    Cannes fetes itself with massive 70th anniversary bash

    CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival threw a star-studded celebration Tuesday for its 70th anniversary, drawing mobs of celebrities and a dozen former Palme d’Or winners to commemorate the illustrious French Riviera festival’s birthday. Big names from across cinema streamed down the Cannes red carpet Tuesday night for a ceremony that recounted the festival’s history through a series ...
  • Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston Celtics star guard Isaiah Thomas has visited one hip specialist and plans to see others. Thomas, who is done for the season with a right hip injury he sustained in March and aggravated in the playoffs, told Celtics coach Brad Stevens that he intends to get “one or two more opinions” before a course of action ...
  • Adam Maleski

    Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, Mont. (AP) — Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall. The median annual household income is $38,000 — about 25 percent below the national average. Nearly 20 percent of its 1,800 residents live in poverty. And more than one ...
  • Izumi Nakamitsu

    UN: chemical experts found sarin exposure in Syria attack

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A team from the international chemical weapons watchdog found exposure “to sarin or a sarin-like substance” in samples from an April 4 attack in northern Syria that killed over 90 people and now wants to visit the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun, a senior U.N. official said Tuesday. U.N. disarmament chief Izumi Nakamitsu told the U.N. ...
  • Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns. A federal law authorizing the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire in two years, ...
  • The Latest: “God Save the Queen” played at NY Yankees game

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 12:25 a.m. At Yankee Stadium, “God Save the Queen” was played along with “The Star-Spangled Banner” before New York hosted the Kansas City Royals. “OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO THE VICTIMS IN MANCHESTER” the video board read. “I think you ...
  • Warning of “imminent” attack, Britain raises threat level

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack could be “imminent,” thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert — the latest apparent target of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the ...
  • Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time. Her parents, Ryan and Shauna, took the afternoon off work, and the ...
  • Meek Mill

    Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over concert fatal shooting

    WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill and a Connecticut theater are being sued over a fatal shooting following a concert in December. The shooting outside the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford killed 31-year-old Travis Ward and 20-year-old Jaquan Graves, both of New Haven. Two others were injured, including 25-year-old Nathan Mitchell, of Hartford. No arrests have been made. Ward’s family ...
  • Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey Republican congressman who helped push the House health care bill to passage quit his post Tuesday as a chairman of the chamber’s moderate Tuesday Group, criticizing colleagues for having “different objectives and a different sense of governing than I do.” Rep. Tom MacArthur, a second-term congressman, announced his decision at a closed-door meeting of ...
  • The Latest: Macron pledges improved intelligence cooperation

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 2:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron walked to the British Embassy to offer support to the ambassador there, and pledged to improve intelligence coordination in Europe. He said “it’s all of free Europe that was attacked, all of Europe’s youth ...
  • Donald Trump

    Trump condemns against ‘wicked ideology’ behind terror

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned a deadly attack at a pop concert in Manchester, England as the act of “evil losers” and called on nations to band together to fight terrorism. “The terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out from our society forever,” said Trump, speaking ...
  • FCC: No punishment for late-night host Colbert’s Trump joke

    NEW YORK (AP) — There will be no fine for Stephen Colbert’s risque joke about President Donald Trump. A Federal Communications Commission spokesman said Tuesday that the agency received “thousands” of complaints about the late-night host’s May 1 show, so it reviewed the material as “standard operating procedure.” It’s the FCC’s job to police obscene or indecent material on TV ...
  • Sean Hannity, Reince Priebusent

    Fox removes report from website about murdered DNC staffer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News says it has removed from its website a speculative story about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich because it “was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting.” The report, published a week earlier, quoted a private investigator suggesting that Rich had ...
  • Bill O'Reilly

    Fox News finds itself in an unaccustomed spot _ out of first

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has found itself somewhere it has rarely been the past decade — out of first place. The network’s weekday prime-time lineup, long the king of cable news, finished behind MSNBC in viewers last week, the Nielsen company said. Among the 25-to-54-year-old audience that advertisers pay a premium for, Fox finished third to MSNBC ...
  • CFO of Soup Nazi-inspired company indicted on tax charges

    NEW YORK (AP) — The chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the real-life chef who inspired the “Soup Nazi” character on “Seinfeld” has been arrested on tax charges alleging he cheated the government out of a half million dollars. Robert N. Bertrand was arrested Tuesday after being charged in Brooklyn federal court with failing to pay Medicare, ...
  • Missing earring halts Philadelphia TV weather forecast

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia meteorologist has a TV news anchor to thank for finding an earring that fell off during her live forecast. In a video posted on Cecily Tynan’s social media accounts , she can be seen giving the details for Memorial Day weekend weather when her earring pops off. Moments later, WPVI-TV anchor Jim Gardner walks behind ...
  • Andrei Arshavin

    A year before World Cup, Russian clubs battle financial woes

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kuban Krasnodar’s fans hoped that signing Andrei Arshavin would herald long-awaited success for their club. The local governor hoped for a pre-election boost. By July 2015, Arshavin had lost much of the pace and attacking skill which made him a star in England for Arsenal years earlier, but he was still among Russia’s best-known footballers. Like most ...
  • PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summer

    NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a special live event this summer where cameras will try to catch bears, wolves, eagles and other wildlife in their natural habitat in Alaska. “Wild Alaska Live” will air over three nights on PBS on July 23, 26 and 30. Cameras placed in the Tongass National Forest, the Kenai ...
  • Colin Farrell, Tilda Swinton, Charlize Thero

    Cannes fetes itself with massive 70th anniversary bash

    CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival threw a star-studded celebration Tuesday for its 70th anniversary, drawing mobs of celebrities and a dozen former Palme d’Or winners to commemorate the illustrious French Riviera festival’s birthday. Big names from across cinema streamed down the Cannes red carpet Tuesday night for a ceremony that recounted the festival’s history through a series ...
  • The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

    iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 21, 2017: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Logan 2. The LEGO Batman Movie 3. Fifty Shades Darker 4. xXx: Return of Xander Cage 5. Hidden Figures 6. A Dog’s Purpose 7. Split (2017) 8. Get Out 9. Prometheus 10. Guardians of the Galaxy iTunes Movies US Charts – Independent: 1. Before I ...
  • Cannes festival holds moment of silence for Manchester

    CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival paused Tuesday for a moment of silence to honor the victims of the attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Thierry Fremaux, director of the festival, led Cannes in a minute of silence from the red-carpet steps of the Palais, the festival’s hub. The moment, he said, was to show ...
  • Roger Moore

    Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of Roger Moore Tuesday at age 89: — “The world has lost one of its great champions for children — and the entire UNICEF family has lost a great friend. In his most famous roles as an actor, Sir Roger was the epitome of cool sophistication; but in his work as a ...
  • ‘Dangal’ becomes China’s biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

    BEIJING (AP) — The Aamir Khan film “Dangal,” about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers, has become China’s biggest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie. The Indian film, whose name translates as “Let’s Wrestle, Dad,” was released in China on May 5. By Tuesday, it had pulled in 806 million yuan ($117 million) in mainland China, according to data from ...
  • Rebel Wilson

    Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A tearful Rebel Wilson testified on Tuesday that a series of magazine articles published in Australia were a deliberate attack on her character and damaged her acting career. Wilson is suing Australian publisher Bauer Media for defamation over several articles published in 2015 that the Australian-born actress said led to her film contracts being terminated. The ...
  • Zack Snyder

    Zack Snyder exits ‘Justice League’ after daughter’s death

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The recent death of director Zack Snyder’s daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie “Justice League.” A source close to production who was not authorized to speak publicly said Monday that director Joss Whedon would take over completing the film, which should still hit its Nov. 17 release. ...
  • The Latest: “God Save the Queen” played at NY Yankees game

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 12:25 a.m. At Yankee Stadium, “God Save the Queen” was played along with “The Star-Spangled Banner” before New York hosted the Kansas City Royals. “OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO THE VICTIMS IN MANCHESTER” the video board read. “I think you ...
  • Bill Cosby

    11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury Tuesday after prosecutors used their strikes to send two black women home. Judge Steven O’Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former Pittsburgh detective who sued the city after she was arrested in a public ...
  • Colin Farrell, Tilda Swinton, Charlize Thero

    Cannes fetes itself with massive 70th anniversary bash

    CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival threw a star-studded celebration Tuesday for its 70th anniversary, drawing mobs of celebrities and a dozen former Palme d’Or winners to commemorate the illustrious French Riviera festival’s birthday. Big names from across cinema streamed down the Cannes red carpet Tuesday night for a ceremony that recounted the festival’s history through a series ...
  • Warning of “imminent” attack, Britain raises threat level

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack could be “imminent,” thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert — the latest apparent target of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the ...
  • Bill Cosby, Angela Agrusa

    The Latest: Cosby defense alleges race bias in jury strikes

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to “systematically” keep blacks off the jury after prosecutors used their strikes to keep two black women off the panel. Judge Steven O’Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second ...
  • KENNEDY

    NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

    Cortez Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had little to cheer about for most of his playing career. And yet what Kennedy accomplished as a player with the Seattle Seahawks — which was good enough for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame — was secondary to the affable personality that ...
  • Meek Mill

    Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over concert fatal shooting

    WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill and a Connecticut theater are being sued over a fatal shooting following a concert in December. The shooting outside the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford killed 31-year-old Travis Ward and 20-year-old Jaquan Graves, both of New Haven. Two others were injured, including 25-year-old Nathan Mitchell, of Hartford. No arrests have been made. Ward’s family ...