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Court says Epstein's ex-girlfriend's testimony can be public

Oct. 19, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A British socialite’s testimony in a lawsuit related to Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse activities can be made public, an appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued its conclusions in a series of orders it released regarding 2016...

This booking photo released Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, by the Eugene, Ore., Police Department shows suspect Zachery Ty Bryan. Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com “Home Improvement” was arrested Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault.  (Eugene Police Department via AP)

'Home Improvement' actor Zachery Ty Bryan arrested in Oregon

Oct. 17, 2020 5:19 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com “Home Improvement” was arrested in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault. The Eugene Police Department said officers were dispatched to a North Eugene apartment Friday...

FILE - In this July 17, 2019, file photo, an image and logo for memorializing former Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs is displayed on the outfield wall in Anaheim, Calif.  A federal grand jury on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, has indicted Eric Prescott Kay, a former Los Angeles Angels employee in the death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs from the drugs Kay is accused of providing. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

Ex-Angels employee indicted in Tyler Skaggs' fatal overdose

Oct. 16, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted a former Los Angeles Angels employee on drug charges for allegedly providing Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs with the drugs that caused his overdose death. Eric Prescott Kay was charged Thursday with drug distribution and drug conspiracy in Skaggs'...

'Cheer' star to remain locked up on child porn charges

Oct. 16, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — “Cheer” star Jerry Harris will remain in jail while awaiting trial on child pornography charges, a federal judge in Chicago said Friday. Attorneys for Harris, who appears in the Netflix documentary series, had asked that he be released and confined at home under strict...

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Gregory Maguire says his latest book 'is like comfort food'

Oct. 16, 2020 10:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gregory Maguire attributes the first grain of the idea for his new book “A Wild Winter Swan” to “Mary Poppins” author P.L. Travers. He met her 25 years ago as he was getting ready to publish the hugely popular “Wicked," written from the perspective of the...

'Cheer' star Jerry Harris asks for jail release until trial

Oct. 14, 2020 8:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge said Wednesday that she will decide soon whether to allow Jerry Harris, a star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” to be released from jail and placed on home confinement while he awaits trial on child pornography charges. The issue before U.S. District Judge...

Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon (25) runs past New York Jets outside linebacker Alec Ogletree (52) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Broncos running back Melvin Gordon III cited for DUI

Oct. 14, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Running back Melvin Gordon III wasn’t on hand Wednesday for quarterback Drew Lock’s first full practice since injuring his right shoulder. The Broncos sent their leading rusher home after learning he was cited by Denver police for driving under the influence and...

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, right, celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Ronald Acuna (13) against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning in Game 2 Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020,  in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

Oct. 14, 2020 3:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ozzie Albies homered into the Braves bullpen in the ninth inning for the second straight night, and Mark Melancon once again caught the ball on the fly. Atlanta had a five-run lead at the time. By the time the reliever was summoned to the mound, the lead was down to two. Melancon...

Tory Lanez performs at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2019 in East Rutherford, N.J. on June 2, 2019, left, and Megan Thee Stallion attends the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala in New York on Sept. 12, 2019. Megan Thee Stallion penned an op-ed on the failure to protect Black women on the morning that rapper Lanez had his first court hearing for felony charges that he shot her. She writes in the New York Times Tuesday that she was shocked to become a victim of violence from a man on July 12. She said she at first kept quiet about being shot because she feared backlash, and that fear has been justified. Lanez, appearing by phone at his court hearing, did not enter a plea to two felony counts, and his lawyer declined comment.  (Photos by Scott Roth, left, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Megan Thee Stallion op-ed calls for protecting Black women

Oct. 13, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An op-ed by Megan Thee Stallion on the need to protect Black women was published Tuesday as rapper Tory Lanez had his first court hearing on felony charges alleging he shot her. “I was recently the victim of an act of violence by a man,” she wrote in the New York Times,...

El safety Juston Burris de los Panthers de Carolina intercepta el pase dirigido al wide receiver de los Falcons de Atlanta, Russell Gage, en la zona de anotación durante la segunda mitad del juego de la NFL, el domingo 11 de octubre de 2020, en Atlanta. (AP Foto/John Bazemore)

Bridgewater, Burris lead Panthers; Falcons fire Quinn

Oct. 11, 2020 10:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have managed just fine without Christian McCaffrey. The Atlanta Falcons are about to start life without Dan Quinn. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns, Juston Burris made a huge interception in the end zone and Carolina held on Sunday for a 23-16...