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Cubs SS Russell placed on leave before loss to White Sox

Sep. 21, 2018 9:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that shortstop Addison Russell had been placed on administrative leave after he was accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife. Then Jose Quintana struggled against his former team. The Cubs dropped their second straight game when Quintana was tagged for a...

The Latest: Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

Sep. 21, 2018 9:21 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Authorities say the death toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath of former Hurricane Florence. A statement released by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's office said Friday evening that there are now 32 confirmed dead in that...

Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

Sep. 21, 2018 8:34 PM EDT

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. Reynolds' ex-wife Loni Anderson and their son Quinton Anderson Reynolds were among the speakers at the Thursday service at Quattlebaum Funeral Home in North Palm...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 21, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — To be announced. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Reps. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Anna Eshoo, D-Calif. ___ CNN's "State of the Union" — U.N. Ambassador Nikki...

Jane Fonda, her life and men star in a revealing documentary

Sep. 21, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As beguiling and powerful as Jane Fonda is onscreen, she has yet to play a role that's a match for her whiplash-inducing life of artistry, celebrity and polarizing activism. Then there's the personal drama, including serial marriages to three very different husbands with their own claims...

Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

Sep. 21, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case. After entering his plea in U.S. District Court in Anchorage through an assistant public defender, Peter Wilson was scheduled...

Latest: AK official: State charges expected in girl's death

Sep. 21, 2018 6:43 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska man linked to death of 10-year-old girl (all times local): 2:40 p.m. An Alaska prosecutor says state charges are expected to be filed Monday in a case involving a 10-year-old girl's death. Forty-one-year-old Peter Wilson already is charged in federal court. He...

Guatemalan gets 16 years in crash that killed Colts player

Sep. 21, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man from Guatemala living illegally in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to the maximum of 16 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. A Marion County judge sentenced Manuel Orrego-Savala after hearing...

In Milan, colors pop at Versace, MSGM, Etro

Sep. 21, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Fashion may seem a respite for the cares of the world, but often it is actually an expression of them. Designers in Milan this week are finding ways to express their concerns about the global affairs through their collections, in some cases purposely providing an escape but in others using...

Review: Joe Bonamassa rocks the blues hard on 'Redemption'

Sep. 21, 2018 5:20 PM EDT

Joe Bonamassa, "Redemption" (J&R Adventures) There are a few months left in the year, so though "Redemption" is his third album of 2018 — after a strong collaboration with Beth Hart and a double live album of covers of tunes by British legends like Eric Clapton, Cream, Jeff Beck and Led Zeppelin...