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'Pop Idol' and stage star Darius Campbell Danesh dies at 41

Aug. 16, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Performer Darius Campbell Danesh, who went from a British reality television show to a stage and music career, has died at the age of 41. The singer's family said Tuesday that he was found unresponsive in his apartment in Rochester, Minnesota on Aug. 11 and pronounced...

Ex-NFL star Aqib Talib's brother turns self in after slaying

Aug. 16, 2022 06:03 AM EDT

LANCASTER, Texas (AP) — The brother of retired NFL cornerback Aqib Talib turned himself in to authorities Monday after police identified him as the suspect in the shooting death of a coach at a youth football game in Texas. Police said that a murder warrant was issued for Yaqub...

Anne Heche, star with troubled life, dies of crash injuries

Aug. 14, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash. She was 53. Heche was “peacefully taken off life...

Anne Heche, screen star with troubled life, dies at age 53, following injury in fiery crash

Aug. 14, 2022 22:49 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche, screen star with troubled life, dies at age 53, following injury in fiery crash.

Judds asks court to seal report of death investigation

Aug. 12, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed an amended court petition Friday to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death. The family filed the petition in Williamson County Chancery Court, saying the records contain...

Naomi Judd's family asks court to seal recorded interviews, other details from police investigation into singer's death

Aug. 12, 2022 16:14 PM EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd's family asks court to seal recorded interviews, other details from police investigation into singer's death.

Issey Miyake, known for bold sculpted designs, dies at 84

Aug. 09, 2022 21:27 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84. Miyake died last Friday of liver cancer, Miyake Design Office said...

Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84

Aug. 09, 2022 05:31 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84.

Rapper Fetty Wap jailed after alleged FaceTime death threat

Aug. 09, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Fetty Wap was jailed Monday after, prosecutors say, he threatened to kill a man during a FaceTime call in 2021, violating the terms of his pretrial release in a pending federal drug conspiracy case. Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, told the man,...

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

Aug. 08, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of...