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Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's NYC home, took nap

Apr. 20, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was arrested on...

Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

Apr. 20, 2018 10:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal proceedings aren't delayed in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a judge said Friday. U.S. Judge S. James Otero in Los...

The Latest: Stormy Daniels' ex-lawyer cooperating in inquiry

Apr. 20, 2018 9:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels who says she had an affair with President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:40 p.m. An attorney who previously represented porn actress Stormy Daniels has been contacted by federal investigators looking into the personal business...

The Latest: Actress to get bail hearing in sex slave case

Apr. 20, 2018 6:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the actress charged with helping to recruit women into a cult-like organization. (all times local): 6:30 p.m. An actress best known for playing a young Superman's friend has pleaded not guilty to charges she helped recruit women into a cult-like organization. Allison Mack was...

Actress arrested in sex trafficking in 'guru to stars' case

Apr. 20, 2018 6:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave "master" recruiting unsuspecting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru...

Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in pain

Apr. 20, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After Prince had to be revived from a drug overdose a week before his death, one friend told the musical superstar that he needed to stop taking painkillers. But Prince said he couldn't — his hands hurt so much that if he quit, he'd have to stop performing. "This piano tour I...

Supreme Court asked to review defamation case against Cosby

Apr. 20, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former actress who says Bill Cosby raped her decades ago is asking the nation's highest court to review her defamation case against the comedian. Kathrine McKee's attorneys appealed the dismissal of her lawsuit against Cosby to the U.S. Supreme Court this week. McKee said Cosby defamed her...

Ex-Packer Ahman Green avoids jail; abuse charge dismissed

Apr. 20, 2018 4:32 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green avoided jail time under a plea agreement in which a felony child-abuse charge was dismissed. He was sentenced to 18 months of probation. The 41-year-old Green on Thursday pleaded no contest to criminal damage to property and...

Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

Apr. 20, 2018 2:26 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors got a look Friday at Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers made the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he is accused of drugging and molesting a woman there. Cosby's lawyers say the alleged assault on Andrea Constand could not have...

The Latest: Cosby accuser's friend testifies for defense

Apr. 20, 2018 2:08 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 2 p.m. An old friend of Bill Cosby's chief accuser has told the jury that Andrea Constand was passionate about becoming a broadcaster. Robert Russell testified briefly Friday at Cosby's sexual assault retrial. He...