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Comedian Baron Cohen asks judge to dismiss Roy Moore lawsuit

Sep. 17, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen asked a federal judge to dismiss Roy Moore's defamation lawsuit over a television segment that lampooned Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Lawyers for Baron Cohen, Showtime Networks and CBS wrote last week in a joint court filing that...

NYC funeral home dog is 1 millionth 'canine good citizen'

Aug. 14, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Who's a good dog? The American Kennel Club says there are now a million of them. The club is announcing Wednesday that a Bernese mountain dog named Fiona recently became its 1 millionth "canine good citizen," including dogs past and present. Fiona and owner Nora Pavone had a special reason...

NYC funeral home dog is 1 millionth 'canine good citizen'

Aug. 14, 2019 6:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Who's a good dog? The American Kennel Club says there are now a million of them. The club is announcing Wednesday that a Bernese mountain dog named Fiona recently became its 1 millionth "canine good citizen," including dogs past and present. Fiona and owner Nora Pavone had a special reason...

New UK official's office rules: No metric, 'very' or 'got'

Jul. 26, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The new leader of Britain's House of Commons has a painstaking list of grammar and etiquette rules for his staff. A memo for employees in Jacob Rees-Mogg's office directs them to avoid using words such as "very," ''hopefully" and "got," and to address men with the courtesy title "esquire."...