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Police: Man defrauded Chinese pop singer in sex scandal

Jul. 23, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A man has confessed to defrauding Chinese-Canadian pop singer Kris Wu over a teenager’s accusation he had sex with her when she was drunk, according to Beijing police. The announcement added a bizarre twist to a scandal that cost Wu endorsement...

Chinese pop star dumped by brands over sex complaint

Jul. 20, 2021 09:26 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A popular Chinese-Canadian singer, Kris Wu, has lost endorsement and other deals with at least 10 brands including Porsche and Bulgari after a teen-ager accused him of having sex with her while she was drunk. The former member of Korean boy band EXO...

At Cannes under COVID-19, glamour gets unmasked

Jul. 09, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — For nearly everybody who has come to the Cannes Film Festival after months in various stages of lockdown and caution, the transition is head-spinning. Even in normal years, Cannes is an onslaught. But this time, plunging into full-capacity...

Music manager says $200,000 in property stolen by burglars

Jun. 25, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A music manager says someone has stolen $200,000 in cash, jewelry, credit cards and other property from his north Mississippi home. WREG-TV reports Southaven police are investigating after the robbery at the home of Michael...

Sponsors hail Naomi Osaka's 'courage' on mental health

Jun. 03, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A few years ago, a star athlete dropping out of a major tennis tournament over mental health issues might have been seen as a sign of weakness. Today, at least for Naomi Osaka's corporate sponsors, it is being hailed as refreshingly honest. ...

Right at Home: The bandana gets some new twists in decor

May. 04, 2021 08:18 AM EDT

If ever a 22-inch square of cotton could tell stories, it would be the bandana. This simple piece of cloth has swabbed the sweat off the brows of sailors, farmers, miners, soldiers and factory workers for generations. And you’d be hard-pressed to find a Western film...

Corruption trial of young ex-Massachusetts mayor begins

Apr. 26, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Adult entertainment. A personal trainer. A helicopter tour of historic mansions in Newport, Rhode Island. Those were some of the things a former young Massachusetts mayor bought with money from investors who believed they were supporting the creation of a smartphone app, a...

The Oscars bring back red carpet glam in whites, reds, gold

Apr. 25, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Red carpet glam was back Sunday at the Oscars with Andra Day and Carey Mulligan shimmering in award-worthy gold and Maria Bakalova among several stars in bright white princess gowns during the pandemic era's first big parade of fashion. There was a...