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Man seen at Takeoff's fatal shooting facing weapons charge

Nov. 30, 2022 15:46 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A man who has been accused of illegally having a gun at the time that rapper Takeoff was fatally shot last month following a private party at a downtown Houston bowling alley has been charged in connection with the case, authorities said Wednesday. But during a court...

Kim Kardashian and Ye settle divorce, averting custody trial

Nov. 29, 2022 19:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian and Ye have reached a settlement in their divorce, averting a trial that had been set for next month, court documents filed Tuesday showed. The former couple and their attorneys filed documents asking for a judge's approval of terms they have...

Favre asks to be dismissed from Mississippi welfare lawsuit

Nov. 28, 2022 19:12 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is asking to be removed from a lawsuit by the state of Mississippi that seeks to recover millions of dollars in misspent welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the U.S. An attorney for Favre...

Arbitrator will referee Dr. J's suit against brand developer

Nov. 28, 2022 17:00 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Monday halted a lawsuit filed by basketball legend Julius Erving against a brand-development and marketing company, ruling that the dispute must go to arbitration. The lawsuit by the Hall of Fame player known as “Dr. J” stems from a 2016...

Ayton has 29 points, 21 rebounds as Suns edge Jazz 113-112

Nov. 27, 2022 00:34 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — There was much debate during the NBA offseason about whether Deandre Ayton was worth a max contract. On nights like Saturday, the answer is a resounding yes. Ayton notched season highs with 29 points and 21 rebounds, Devin Booker added 27 points and...

China sentences Chinese-Canadian star Kris Wu to 13 years

Nov. 25, 2022 06:08 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court on Friday sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years in prison on charges including rape. Beijing’s Chaoyang District Court said Wu was given 11 years and 6 months for a 2020 rape, and 1 year and 10 months for the “crime of...

Eriksen plays at World Cup after cardiac arrest at Euro 2020

Nov. 22, 2022 11:48 AM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Christian Eriksen was back playing a major tournament less than a year and a half after his cardiac arrest at the European Championship. Eriksen started in his customary playmaker position for Denmark’s opening game at the World Cup on Tuesday against...

Iran media blames humiliating World Cup loss on protests

Nov. 22, 2022 06:00 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Iran was reeling Tuesday from the humiliation of starting the World Cup with a lopsided 6-2 loss against England in a match overshadowed by protests on and off the field. Hard-line Iranian media sought to blame the defeat on the unrest that has gripped the...

Reality TV's Chrisleys get hefty sentences in fraud case

Nov. 21, 2022 23:41 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Reality TV stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were sentenced Monday to lengthy prison terms after being convicted earlier this year on charges including bank fraud and tax evasion. U.S. District Judge Eleanor Ross in Atlanta gave Todd Chrisley 12 years in prison, while...

Arrest made in alleged assault after Dodger Stadium concert

Nov. 20, 2022 14:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One person has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault on a couple in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after an Elton John concert last week, a police spokesperson said Sunday. Video showing portions of an altercation was posted on the TMZ celebrity...