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Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' takes risks on the red carpet

Sep. 20, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend's Emmy Awards, but it's a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a statement. At past events, Sullivan has donned a top hat and cane, brightly colored flowered pants and suits with flashy...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make last Emmy Awards stand

Sep. 19, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politician instead. The drama and comedy series are among the front-runners for Sunday's ceremony (8 p.m. EDT,...

Galifianakis and Aukerman on 'Between 2 Ferns: The Movie'

Sep. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Netflix titles involve anguished discussion over whether the movie will also get a substantial theatrical release. This was not the case for "Between Two Ferns: The Movie." "Netflix was like: Do we even want to put this on our platform? Maybe it should be a ringtone," jokes Zach...

Music Review: Brittany Howard shines in new solo album

Sep. 20, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

Brittany Howard, "Jamie" (ATO Records) Solo projects can be hit or miss for artists looking to break from a band. For some, their newfound creative independence allows them to hit their stride. For others (even rock legend Mick Jagger), they seem to function better as part of a collective effort. Brittany Howard...

Review: Andrew Combs' 'Ideal Man' is tuneful and sensitive

Sep. 20, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

Andres Combs, "Ideal Man" (New West Records) On "Ideal Man," Andrew Combs trades in some of the high-gloss finish of his previous work for a trebly kaleidoscope of sounds that underscores a beguiling set of highly-emotional tunes. Combs, Texas-born and Nashville-based, shaped by his recent dedication to painting...

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Review: Andrew Combs' 'Ideal Man' is tuneful and sensitive

Sep. 20, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

Andres Combs, "Ideal Man" (New West Records) On "Ideal Man," Andrew Combs trades in some of the high-gloss finish of his previous work for a trebly kaleidoscope of sounds that underscores a beguiling set of highly-emotional tunes. Combs, Texas-born and Nashville-based, shaped by his recent dedication to painting...

Trump says he hosted Otto Warmbier's parents over weekend

Sep. 20, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump hosted the family and friends of former hostage Otto Warmbier at the White House last weekend. The president says 25 people were invited last Saturday to honor Warmbier. His parents say their son was tortured by North Korea after...

Music Review: Brittany Howard shines in new solo album

Sep. 20, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

Brittany Howard, "Jamie" (ATO Records) Solo projects can be hit or miss for artists looking to break from a band. For some, their newfound creative independence allows them to hit their stride. For others (even rock legend Mick Jagger), they seem to function better as part of a collective effort. Brittany Howard...

Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' takes risks on the red carpet

Sep. 20, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend's Emmy Awards, but it's a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a statement. At past events, Sullivan has donned a top hat and cane, brightly colored flowered pants and suits with flashy...

Australia's Morrison at WH for Trump's 2nd state visit

Sep. 20, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to the White House with a pomp-filled military arrival ceremony on the South Lawn Friday morning. Hundreds gathered under clear blue skies for the welcoming ceremony...

The Latest: 1 arrest, 1 detained at alien festival in desert

Sep. 20, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Authorities say one person was arrested on a charge of public urination and another was detained early Friday at a gate to Area 51 on Friday. A group of...

Producer Brian Grazer traces his success in 'Face to Face'

Sep. 20, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Grazer says that if weren't for Eminem making eye contact with him during a tense meeting a few years ago, the rap film "8 Mile" probably wouldn't exist. Getting people to set aside their phones and engage one another and meet eyes has been a priority of late for Grazer,...

Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

Sep. 20, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are set to take their first official tour as a family, starting Monday in a troubled South Africa whose president says women and children are "under siege" by shocking violence. South Africa is still shaken by the...

AP Interview: Serie A CEO cites 'billion' lost to TV piracy

Sep. 20, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — The accumulated damage to Italian soccer by illegal television streaming services is "well beyond a billion euros," according to Serie A's CEO. Speaking in the aftermath of a Europe-wide crackdown this week against allegedly fraudulent pay-TV subscription services, Luigi De Siervo also said in...

The Latest: Trump wants to attend Australia golf tournament

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the state visit by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (all times local): 11:40 a.m. President Donald Trump says he would love to attend the 2019 President's Cup golf tournament in Australia in December, but it depends upon what his schedule will allow. The event...