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New Orleans police arrest man after rapper was gunned down

Jan. 16, 2019 4:17 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested a man accused of being involved in the slaying of rapper Young Greatness outside of a Waffle House. Citing records, Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Donald Reaux was arrested Wednesday. He was booked on charges including accessory to...

TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks

Jan. 16, 2019 3:52 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Former "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen was arrested Monday in his hometown of Stamford,...

Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris

Jan. 16, 2019 2:35 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the darkly depths of monochrome. Dern spoke about how, as a mother of...

Broadway theaters to dim lights to honor Carol Channing

Jan. 16, 2019 6:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing. The marquee lights of every Broadway theater will dim at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday to honor Channing, who died Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, at age 97. The Broadway League says the date marks the anniversary of the...

2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans dropped

Jan. 16, 2019 3:43 AM EST

PHNON PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A veteran Cambodian politician and his son on Wednesday became the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics for five years to have the restriction lifted. Kong Korm and his son, Kong Bora, had their bans lifted when Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni signed a royal...

Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

Jan. 15, 2019 8:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son. Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new installment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of 2020. Reitman tweeted Tuesday night that he's "finally got the keys to the...

Man pleads guilty in Chicago killing of Dwyane Wade's cousin

Jan. 15, 2019 6:30 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — One of two brothers charged in the Chicago fatal shooting of Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade's cousin has pleaded guilty to murder. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Derren Sorrells entered the plea Tuesday to a first-degree murder charge in the 2016 shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge. Sorrells...

Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

Jan. 15, 2019 5:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and...

Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

Jan. 15, 2019 3:54 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week. Tommy McCarthy, owner of The Bebop, says Springsteen walked into the bar with his wife and another woman to spend some time listening to a local performer playing Friday evening. McCarthy tells The Boston Globe that...

Celebs, athletes give 'Dragon Ball' pop culture super status

Jan. 15, 2019 3:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Dragon Ball" may be a Japanese-born anime, but the series has become a major pop culture influencer for years. Rappers sprinkle references in their rhymes, athletes channel the character's super powers when making big plays and the franchise's star even made a towering appearance at...