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'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

Jan. 22, 2019 2:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination....

Kaye Ballard, boisterous singer and actress, dies at 93

Jan. 22, 2019 2:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A friend says that actress Kaye Ballard, co-star of the TV series "The Mothers-in-Law," has died. She was 93. The friend, Marguerite Gordon, says Ballard died Monday night at her home in Rancho Mirage, California. Ballard had been fighting kidney cancer, Gordon said Tuesday. A boisterous...

Cuaron, Dafoe, Spike Lee react to their Oscar nominations

Jan. 22, 2019 1:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction from selected nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, California: ___ — "Cinema needs the opportunity to be diverse. What mainstream cinema and the theatrical experience has lacked in general is diversity. And I'm talking about...

Tentative deal reached to end Los Angeles teachers strike

Jan. 22, 2019 1:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, accompanied by leaders...

North Dakota couple killed by fallen tree in San Diego

Jan. 22, 2019 1:01 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota couple died while vacationing in San Diego when a 75-foot-tall pine tree crashed onto their rental house as they slept, relatives and police said. Troy and Jessica Nelson ran a promotional products and apparel company, Trojan Promotions, in Grand Forks. They were...

The Latest: Tentative contract reached in LA teachers strike

Jan. 22, 2019 12:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles teachers strike (all times local): 9:52 a.m. Contentious contract negotiations have resulted in a tentative deal between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow striking educators to return to classrooms on Wednesday. Los Angeles...

Mayor: Los Angeles school officials, union reach tentative deal that will allow teachers to return to work Wednesday

Jan. 22, 2019 12:46 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor: Los Angeles school officials, union reach tentative deal that will allow teachers to return to work Wednesday.

Supervisor of Navy SEAL accused of murder faces charges

Jan. 22, 2019 12:08 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 is due in a military court to face various offenses Tuesday, including allegedly conducting the SEAL's re-enlistment ceremony next to the corpse and encouraging enlisted personnel...

Thompson hits first 10 from 3, Warriors beat Lakers 130-111

Jan. 22, 2019 2:56 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nothing could stop Klay Thompson, certainly not the Lakers' defense. The Golden State Warriors made sure of it, too, setting screens and calling plays for the star guard, who tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range on his way to scoring 44 points in a...

5 burning questions ahead of the Oscar nominations

Jan. 22, 2019 1:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, California. The...