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Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

Aug. 14, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala. A judge on Tuesday denied Michael Avenatti's request to dismiss the case against the...

Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson visit ailing Aretha Franklin

Aug. 14, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Wonder visited an ailing Aretha Franklin at her home in Detroit on Tuesday. Franklin's publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Franklin's ex-husband, actor Glynn Turman, also visited the Queen of Soul, who is seriously ill. A...

Author of book on Columbine writing an account of Parkland

Aug. 14, 2018 12:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a best-seller about the Columbine school shooting is working on a book about Parkland. Harper announced Tuesday that Dave Cullen's book is scheduled to come out in February, timed to the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....

Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

Aug. 14, 2018 12:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex trafficking laws because the proverbial casting couch, in which women are asked to trade sex for Hollywood opportunities, could be considered a "commercial sex act." U.S. District Judge Robert W....

Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

Aug. 14, 2018 12:25 PM EDT

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department says the bomb threat made Thursday night for Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in suburban Indianapolis was deemed a...

Trump lashes out at Omarosa, calls her 'that dog'

Aug. 14, 2018 11:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his messy clash with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, referring to the longtime colleague, who had been the top African-American in his White House, as "that dog!" The pressure on Manigault Newman increased, as the Trump presidential...

The Latest: Campaign takes legal action against Omarosa

Aug. 14, 2018 11:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement. A campaign aide tells The Associated Press...

Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

Aug. 14, 2018 11:44 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A prominent opposition figure in Uganda has been detained after violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when President Yoweri Museveni's motorcade was pelted with stones, a military official said Tuesday. Lawmaker Kyagulanyi Ssentamu was held overnight in the northwestern...

Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

Aug. 14, 2018 11:31 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — London's famous, festering fatberg lives on — and is getting its own livestream . The Museum of London says a chunk of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes blasted out of a sewer last year is now part of its permanent collection. The museum said Tuesday that the "highly toxic" lump will be...

AP source: Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of secrecy agreement

Aug. 14, 2018 11:27 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of secrecy agreement.