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City attorney criticizes law used to arrest Stormy Daniels

Jul. 18, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The state law that police cited in porn star Stormy Daniels' arrest at a strip club should not be enforced, an Ohio city attorney said.  Future charges filed under that law will not be prosecuted, Columbus city attorney Zach Klein wrote on Wednesday in a memo to the city's police...

Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

Jul. 18, 2018 7:52 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British rock icon Cliff Richard was awarded 210,000 pounds ($273,000) in damages Wednesday after winning a privacy lawsuit against the BBC for its coverage of a police raid at his home. Richard had sued the broadcaster for its coverage of the 2014 raid, when police were investigating alleged...

Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges

Jul. 17, 2018 12:26 PM EDT

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors this month charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May. News outlets report the charges stem from T.I.'s May 16 arrest outside of his gated community in Stockbridge. Henry...

Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

Jul. 17, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped. Daniels is known for claiming that she had sex with Donald Trump before he became president. Trump has denied that. The manager of...

Man convicted of hate crime, arson in Texas mosque torching

Jul. 16, 2018 10:05 PM EDT

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A man accused of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been convicted of federal arson and explosives charges and of a hate crime charge. A jury in Victoria, Texas, deliberated about three hours before convicting 26-year-old Marq Vincent Perez. Prosecutor Sharad Khandelwal said...

Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers

Jul. 16, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's lavish lifestyle. Depp's representatives said on Monday that the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star had settled litigation filed against The Management Group, which he accused in January...

Reality TV star charged over scuffle with hotel security

Jul. 16, 2018 7:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanor charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month. Los Angeles district attorney's spokesman Ricardo Santiago said Monday that Abraham has been charged with misdemeanor...

Pianist's wife not guilty by reason of insanity in 2 deaths

Jul. 16, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has found the estranged wife of concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko (va-DEEM' koh-loh-DEHN'-koh) not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 deaths of the couple's two daughters. Judge Ruben Gonzalez in Fort Worth on Monday then ordered Sofya Tsygankova...

2 arrested in fatal shooting after 2016 Meek Mill concert

Jul. 16, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two people outside a 2016 Meek Mill concert in Connecticut. Police on Monday said 23-year-old Kyle Hampton, of North Haven, and 33-year-old Tivon Edwards, of New Haven, face first-degree manslaughter and other...

10-man Seattle Sounders hold off Atlanta United for 1-1 draw

Jul. 15, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Stefan Frei made a key save in the 70th minute and the 10-man Seattle Sounders held on for a 1-1 draw against MLS-leading Atlanta United on Sunday. Leandro Gonzalez-Pirez's header hit the post and then Frei saved Chris McCann's putback attempt from close range. Frei also had saves in the...