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Brigitte Nielsen, 54, has given birth to her fifth child

Jun. 23, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54. The model, actress and reality star and her 39-year-old husband Mattia Dessi released a statement to People magazine Saturday saying their daughter Frida was born Friday in Los Angeles and weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces (2.3 kilograms)....

Memorial set at Florida arena for slain rapper XXXTentacion

Jun. 23, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN), who was shot and killed this week. The family of the 20-year-old rapper whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy announced Saturday that a memorial will be held next...

Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dies at 54

Jun. 23, 2018 11:54 AM EDT

Vinnie Paul, co-founder and drummer of metal band Pantera, has died at 54. Pantera's official Facebook page posted a statement early Saturday announcing his death. The label of Hellyeah, his most recent group, confirmed the death but neither statement mentioned Paul's cause of death. His real name was Vincent...

Ornate NYC theater, used for years as a gym, to be restored

Jun. 23, 2018 10:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, Long Island University's basketball team played in a French Baroque movie palace in downtown Brooklyn. The gilded wall fountains, plastered statuettes and towering, one-of-a-kind Wurlitzer organ pipes of the historic Paramount Theater were preserved by the university when it...

Han Solo's Blaster from 'Return of the Jedi' tops auction

Jun. 23, 2018 11:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction. Julien's Auctions says Ripley's Believe It or Not bought the item Saturday. The sci-fi weapon was the top-selling item at the Hollywood Legends auction. The blaster was part of a collection from...

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Han Solo's Blaster from 'Return of the Jedi' tops auction

Jun. 23, 2018 11:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction. Julien's Auctions says Ripley's Believe It or Not bought the item Saturday. The sci-fi weapon was the top-selling item at the Hollywood Legends auction. The blaster was part of a collection from...

Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

Jun. 23, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach's top Republican rivals are trying to sound the right notes on illegal immigration to appeal to business and agriculture leaders without conceding too many conservative votes to a hardliner who's made tougher state policies a key theme in an increasingly contentious race....

Clarification: NHL-Concussions-Lawsuit story

Jun. 23, 2018 8:28 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story June 22, The Associated Press reported that former NHL players Daniel Carcillo and Nick Boynton were suing the league, alleging it failed to warn players about the long-term risk of brain damage from fighting. The former players allege the league failed to warn about the risks...

The Latest: Kobach has fundraiser with rocker Ted Nugent

Jun. 23, 2018 8:24 PM EDT

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Republican primary race for Kansas governor (all times local): 7:20 p.m. About 175 people attended a fundraiser for conservative Republican Kris Kobach's campaign for Kansas governor with rocker and gun-rights provocateur Ted Nugent as dozens of people protested...

Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movie

Jun. 23, 2018 7:25 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned the Republican's stands on immigration and health care. The Tampa Bay Times reports Bondi received a police escort Friday when several members...

The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care

Jun. 23, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is returning from a visit to the Texas border saying that several hundred...

Brigitte Nielsen, 54, has given birth to her fifth child

Jun. 23, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54. The model, actress and reality star and her 39-year-old husband Mattia Dessi released a statement to People magazine Saturday saying their daughter Frida was born Friday in Los Angeles and weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces (2.3 kilograms)....

Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

Jun. 23, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted on Sunday. It's a euphoric and historic moment for women who have had to rely...

As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

Jun. 23, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Outside a sprawling mall in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, young single men and women walk through an open-air exhibit where Saudi women and traffic police explain the ins and outs of handling a car. Children take a lap around a makeshift course in tiny electric cars as clowns...

Stars flock to the Dior debut of Kim Jones at Paris menswear

Jun. 23, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — In a week marked by big debuts, it was designer Kim Jones' turn at Dior Men on Saturday. The British designer drew stars from the worlds of film, music and fashion to Paris for his first collection at the storied powerhouse. Stars such as Bella Hadid, Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell, Robert...