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Johnson, Ramanathan advance to Hall of Fame final

Jul. 21, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Third-seeded Steve Johnson beat Marcel Granollers, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the Hall of Fame Tennis Open final. The 28-year-old American will face Ramkumar Ramanathan in the final Sunday morning. Ramanathan, of India, topped American Tim Smyczek, 6-4, 7-5. The semis were played on...

Margaret Thatcher's spouse not happy about McCartney invite

Jul. 21, 2018 12:05 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street. Newly released papers show that the late husband of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher put a...

Brewers' Hader apologizes to teammates for racist tweets

Jul. 20, 2018 11:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One by one, the Milwaukee Brewers filed into an auditorium at Miller Park as reliever Josh Hader offered his latest apology for years-old tweets that surfaced during the All-Star Game. Those racist, homophobic social-media messages were thoughtless mistakes he made as a teenager, Hader...

David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade's death

Jul. 20, 2018 8:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a month after funeral services for his sister-in-law, comic-actor David Spade was back to business, promoting his new movie. But he also offered a few words about his family tragedy. Fashion designer Kate Spade was married to David's brother, entrepreneur Andy Spade. Kate Spade...

Arizona candidate denies decade-old rape allegation

Jul. 20, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A decade-old allegation of sexual assault has rocked a Democratic candidate in a primary for a Tucson-based congressional district. Yahya Yuksel is facing calls to end his campaign after the Arizona Daily Star reported the allegation that he raped an intoxicated 16-year-old girl when he was...

Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

Jul. 20, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. pleaded guilty Friday to driving drunk in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. Manuel Orrego-Savala, 37, pleaded guilty to two counts of operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content...

Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to departed DeRozan

Jul. 20, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologized Friday for a "miscommunication" with four-time All-Star and franchise icon DeMar DeRozan, but Toronto's traded All-Star guard didn't seem quite ready to make amends. Speaking for the first time since sending DeRozan to San Antonio for Kawhi Leonard,...

Rapper Common goes back to school to help teachers

Jul. 20, 2018 1:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Common has won three Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award but a recent visit to a New York City school was "humbling" — mainly because many of the students were too young to know his music. The award-winner showed up at P.S. 111 in midtown Manhattan on Thursday as an...

Statue honoring Chris Cornell to be erected in Seattle

Jul. 20, 2018 11:04 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The late grunge pioneer Chris Cornell will be remembered in the city where he was born. Cornell's wife on Friday announced a statue will be erected Aug. 29 at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture. The announcement comes on what would have been Cornell's 54th birthday. Vicky Cornell commissioned...

Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

Jul. 20, 2018 8:14 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet. The 47-year-old actor, producer, businessman and former rapper on Thursday announced he's launching his first car dealership, Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet in Columbus, Ohio. Wahlberg is partnering with businessman Jay Feldman, who...