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Thompson wins LPGA finale, Jutanugarn wins Race to CME Globe

Nov. 18, 2018 6:03 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson was the best this week, and Ariya Jutanugarn was the best all season. Neither left any doubt about that Sunday. Thompson shot a 2-under 70 to finish at 18-under 270 and win the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship by four strokes over Nelly Korda. The win makes...

Sammy Sosa named in lawsuit over holiday rental in Aspen

Nov. 18, 2018 5:21 PM EST

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — An Aspen company has sued former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, alleging his company backed out of a contract to rent a house in the ski resort town for $9,500 a day last winter. The Aspen Daily News reported Saturday the suit by a company called MWTK Snowbunny Lane seeks $161,500...

Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin confirm marriage on Instagram

Nov. 18, 2018 3:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are confirming their long rumored marriage. On Instagram, at least. The 24-year-old Canadian singer posted a picture on Instagram earlier this week of him holding hands with the 21-year-old model with the caption: "My wife is awesome." Baldwin followed up by...

A few honorary Oscars firsts at this year's Governors Awards

Nov. 18, 2018 10:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Governors Awards may be in its 10th year, and the honorary Oscar itself in its 60th, but that doesn't mean there isn't still room for a few firsts. This Sunday in the heart of Hollywood, the film academy's board of governors will...

Early southern Illinois radio-TV personality Erv Coppi dies

Nov. 17, 2018 4:42 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — One of southern Illinois' earliest and best-known radio and TV stars has died. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that Erv Coppi died this week at 92. Longtime friend Joey Helleny says everyone in southern Illinois knew Coppi from the 1960s through the '80s. Coppi was a...

'An Elephant Sitting Still' wins top prize at Golden Horse

Nov. 17, 2018 11:08 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — "An Elephant Sitting Still" won the top prize Saturday night at the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-language version of the Oscars. The film, whose director, Hu Bo, committed suicide before its release, upset the highly touted martial-arts epic "Shadow," by veteran director Zhang...

Miniseries on Dannemora prison break premieres Sunday

Nov. 17, 2018 8:30 AM EST

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Ben Stiller's seven-part TV series about the Dannemora prison escape is premiering Sunday on Showtime. Stiller hosted a local premiere in Plattsburgh earlier this week. He thanked North Country residents for their patience during the filming of "Escape at Dannemora," which was...

Melania Trump's Moment: first lady flexes muscles in big way

Nov. 17, 2018 1:07 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It turns out there is more than one Trump who can employ a few well-chosen words as a poison dart. With a bombshell public statement this week, it was first lady Melania Trump who revealed her ability to carry out a political hit. Her extraordinary call for the removal of a top...

Justin Bieber, ex-neighbor settle long-running egging suit

Nov. 16, 2018 9:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbor whose house the pop singer egged. A document filed Friday shows the case has been resolved in its entirety. No details were given about the terms. Jeffrey and Suzanne Schwartz filed a lawsuit in early...

Butler, Grandison score 21 each, Holy Cross tops Stony Brook

Nov. 16, 2018 9:16 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jacob Grandison and Austin Butler scored 21 points each and five players reached double figures as Holy Cross handed Stony Brook its first loss of the season, 84-70, Friday night in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament. The Crusaders (2-2) made half their 60 shot attempts on 25...