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Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

May. 26, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool Sunday at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined dozens of schoolchildren while their husbands played...

The Latest: It's golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan

May. 26, 2019 1:33 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local): 2:12 p.m. For President Donald Trump, politics never stops — even when he's on foreign soil. Trump is tweeting after a golf game with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that, "Numerous Japanese officials" told him...

Artist's vision inspires downtown Alexandria art scene

May. 26, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — The original Heart Wall in downtown Alexandria became one of the most popular pieces of art in the city. And when artist Liz Cornett decided to paint it, she never expected that it would have such a positive impact on the community. People would make a trip downtown to take prom...

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight

May. 26, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chance Adams didn't get to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday until midway through the first game of a day-night doubleheader. He had an early flight out of Syracuse, New York, then caught a connecting flight in Chicago before finally getting to the stadium around 1 p.m. Adams, called up...

Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

May. 25, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month. Morgan faces...

Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

May. 25, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's raucous social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or, on Saturday. The win for "Parasite" marks the first Korean film to ever win the Palme....

10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar

May. 25, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — At least two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a bar in New Jersey's capital city, wounding 10 people, two critically, but the motive for the shooting remains unknown, authorities said. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said a vehicle pulled up to the corner outside Ramoneros...

Bale, Damon set to star in film chronicling 1966 Le Mans

May. 25, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet. They even went to Brands Hatch before F1 left the circuit near Kent, England. So the actor who's...

From Elton to Elle, the best images of Cannes

May. 25, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The 72nd Cannes Film Festival drew to a close Saturday, but it left behind a trail of memorable moments, from a sparking Elton John to Quentin Tarantino's return to the Croisette. Along the way, Associated Press photographers captured all the dazzle of the Cannes red carpet and the...

Fanning says she's been transformed by Cannes experience

May. 25, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning, the youngest juror ever at the Cannes Film Festival, said she's been transformed by her experience at the French festival. The 21-year-old actresses' jury service came to an end Saturday with the Cannes closing ceremony. She wanted the festival to keep going. "I didn't...