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FILE - Sharon Stone poses during the nominations for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Dec. 11, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Stone has written a memoir her publisher is calling both candid and comprehensive. Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday that Stone's

Sharon Stone writes memoir that doesn't 'pull any punches'

Aug. 11, 2020 9:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sharon Stone has taken on a new, real-life role — memoir writer. “I have learned to forgive the unforgivable," says Stone, whose ”The Beauty of Living Twice" comes out in March. "My hope is that as I share my journey, you too will learn to do the same.” Alfred A....

Nigeria singer sentenced to death in north for blasphemy

Aug. 11, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A young musician in northern Nigeria’s Kano state has been sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad. An Upper Shariah Court found Yahaya Sharif, 22, guilty for circulating a song described as insulting Prophet Muhammad on WhatsApp in March. He has 30...

36-year-old daughter of Giants co-owner Steve Tisch dies

Aug. 11, 2020 8:32 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The 36-year-old daughter of New York Giants co-owner and film producer Steve Tisch has died. Hilary Anne Tisch died on Monday, Steve Tisch said in a statement issued for the family. The statement did not cite a cause of death or say where she died, but it noted she had battled...

Millennial Money: How we renegotiated our bills to cut costs

Aug. 11, 2020 6:47 AM EDT

I know, I know. You’ve probably heard all about how you should renegotiate your bills to save money. But that’s easier said than done, right? That’s why I tried it out. I called up some of my service providers and attempted to cut the cost of my bills. Here’s how you can learn from my...

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Jolie seeks removal of private judge in Pitt divorce case

Aug. 11, 2020 1:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie asked Monday that the private judge overseeing her divorce from Brad Pitt be disqualified from the case because of insufficient disclosures of his business relationships with one of Pitt's attorneys. In a filing in Los Angeles Superior Court, Jolie argues that Judge John...

Minneapolis voters line up to vote a day ahead of Minnesota's Tuesday primary election on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at the Minneapolis Election and Voters Services offices. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Voters will judge Omar's mix of progressivism and celebrity

Aug. 10, 2020 11:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar is about to learn whether voters in her Minneapolis-area congressional district support the mix of confrontational, anti-Trump progressivism and celebrity that she brings to the job. Omar, the first Somali American and one of the first two Muslim women elected to...

Women wearing face masks to help protect against the coronavirus walks by an advertising board displaying an American flag and Statue of Liberty on a street in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. China's biggest recent outbreak of coronavirus has grown slightly. Hundreds people have developed COVID-19 in the far northwestern region of Xinjiang, with more than dozens of new cases reported Thursday in its capital and largest city, Urumqi. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: Confirmed coronavirus cases reach 20 million

Aug. 10, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million. That’s according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. Health officials believe the actual number is much higher, given testing limitations and the fact that as many as 40% of all those who...

FILE - Kenya Barris, series creator of “black-ish,” arrives at the ACLU SoCal's Bill of Rights Dinner on Nov. 11, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on the streaming service Hulu. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Politically charged 'black-ish' episode gets belated home

Aug. 10, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of the Disney-owned broadcast network. “I cannot wait for everyone to finally see the episode for themselves,” series creator Kenya...

Pro wrestling star James 'Kamala' Harris dies at 70

Aug. 10, 2020 7:48 PM EDT

James Harris, a Mississippi-born sharecropper who gained international fame as “Kamala the Ugandan Giant,” a massive professional wrestler who buried opponents with his trademark “splash,” has died. World Wrestling Entertainment confirmed his death in a statement Sunday. Kenny...

FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, Carole Baskin, founder of Big Cat Rescue, walks the property near Tampa, Fla. The family of Don Lewis, a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and who appeared on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information to help solve the case. Attorney John Phillips held a news conference Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 and announced the investigation into Don Lewis’ disappearance.  (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)

Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King’ star husband

Aug. 10, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and who appeared on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information to help solve the case. Attorney John Phillips held a news conference in Tampa Monday and...