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Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Sep. 20, 2018 5:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years ago. The Death Row Records co-founder entered the plea Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court and has agreed to serve 28 years in prison....

Brad Pitt's foundation sues architect over New Orleans homes

Sep. 20, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Actor Brad Pitt's foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina. The lawsuit filed Tuesday says damages caused by architect John C....

Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation

Sep. 20, 2018 4:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 in what became the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Cosby is due in court Monday for a two-day sentencing hearing that follows his conviction in the spring...

The Latest: Judge puts limit on accusers at Cosby sentencing

Sep. 20, 2018 4:20 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing for sexual assault (all times local): 4 p.m. The judge set to sentence actor Bill Cosby on sex assault charges is limiting the number of other accusers who can testify next week. The 81-year-old Cosby's potential sentence ranges from the 30-year...

Reporter not guilty of contempt in courtroom video case

Sep. 20, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa television reporter has been found not guilty of a contempt of court after she was accused of violating a judge's order last year not to take courtroom video of "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that former KWWL reporter...

Quincy Jones at 85: 'I'm too old to be full of it'

Sep. 20, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Quincy Jones holds out his hands. Like Jones, an easy raconteur, they tell stories. There's a small scar from when he, as a youngster in 1930s Chicago, accidently wandered into a gang's territory. "They nailed my hand to a fence with a switchblade, man," he says. Jones points to a ring on...

Harvard black culture awards to honor Kaepernick, Chappelle

Sep. 20, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture, the university announced Thursday. All eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal will be honored...

Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics

Sep. 20, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. That is not to say there is nothing for trendy youth. Designers are turning to materials like PVC to keep a street-smart edge. And they aren't giving up the...

J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

Sep. 20, 2018 1:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one featuring Beyonce for his hit version of "Mi gente" with Willy William. Spanish sensation Rosalia is next with five nominations. Balvin,...

Analyst who fed NFL player tips pleads guilty to fraud

Sep. 20, 2018 12:48 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former investment bank analyst who fed confidential stock tips to NFL player Mychal Kendricks has pleaded guilty to securities fraud. Damilare Sonoiki, who also wrote for the television show "Black-ish" for a season, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday. Prosecutors allege...