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The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Jun. 17, 2018 11:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and its policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Former first lady Laura Bush says the policy of separating immigrant parents and children along the nation's southern border is...

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

Jun. 17, 2018 10:39 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two other suspects, were injured. Of the 17 people treated for gunshot wounds,...

Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

Jun. 17, 2018 10:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died four days after an apparent bicycle accident. She was 76. PBS affiliate WTTW, where Brackett hosted "Chicago Tonight" for two decades, said on its website Brackett died in the hospital surrounded by...

Former Cambodian PM Ranariddh hurt in car crash; wife killed

Jun. 17, 2018 8:37 PM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was seriously injured Sunday in a road crash that killed his wife and injured at least seven other people, officials said. Prince Norodom Ranariddh, 74, was in a convoy along with senior members of his...

Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair

Jun. 17, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Youthful designers injected energy into the third day Sunday of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next spring and summer. While the topics of generational and creative change at some of the most-established Milan fashion houses were running in the background, young brands carved out...

TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game

Jun. 17, 2018 4:59 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to abbreviate...

The Latest: Top teams have trouble winning at World Cup

Jun. 17, 2018 4:38 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Parity has come to the World Cup. Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won. Only two of the top dozen teams have victories. Top-ranked Germany lost to No. 15 Mexico, second-ranked Brazil...

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

Jun. 17, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall. Disney estimated Sunday that the film earned $180...

Ex-3 Doors Down bass player arrested, drugs, weapons found

Jun. 17, 2018 2:17 PM EDT

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) — One of the founding members of the rock band 3 Doors Down is back in jail after guns and drugs were seen in his Mississippi home. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell, in a news release, said 46-year-old Todd Harrell, the band's original bass player, was arrested Friday at his St....

Cornell's daughter pays tribute to late rocker with duet

Jun. 17, 2018 11:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell's daughter has released a recording of a duet with her late father as part of an emotional tribute to the late rocker on Father's Day. Toni Cornell released the duet of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" on Sunday along with a note thanking her dad for his support of her. "You...