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Heather Locklear pleads no contest to fighting with deputies

Aug. 16, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to charges that she fought with first responders during two visits to her Southern California home last year. Locklear entered the plea in Ventura County court Friday afternoon to five counts of battery on a peace officer, one count of battery...

'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

Aug. 16, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79. "I am very sad," Jane Fonda said in a statement....

Peter Fonda, 'Easy Rider' star, counter-culture figure and brother of actress Jane Fonda, has died at 79

Aug. 16, 2019 6:42 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Fonda, 'Easy Rider' star, counter-culture figure and brother of actress Jane Fonda, has died at 79.

NRA wants a role when Oliver North meets state investigators

Aug. 16, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A National Rifle Association leader-turned-critic is meeting with New York investigators next week, and the NRA wants to be there.a New York's attorney general's office is questioning Oliver North on Tuesday as it probes whether the NRA broke laws governing its nonprofit status. The...

Eataly severs ties with Mario Batali amid misconduct scandal

Aug. 16, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Eataly, the Italian marketplaces he once heavily promoted. Chris Giglio, a spokesman for Eataly USA, told The Associated Press on Friday the company has purchased Batali's minority...

The real Brian Banks speaks out on prison injustice, reform

Aug. 16, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Brian Banks' home was a prison cell due to a crime he didn't commit, he never imagined his life would be the subject of a film. He was only concerned with clearing his name and regaining his freedom. Now, seven years after he was exonerated on a rape allegation, Banks hopes the film...

Aidy Bryant tries her hand at fashion with plus-size line

Aug. 16, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — World, meet Pauline. Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with just one dress in three blue styles, a solid, a stripe and a gingham. She dubbed the shirtdress the Lovington and it...

Judge sorry for telling woman to sell nude photos to Playboy

Aug. 16, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge is sorry for suggesting a woman sell nude photos of herself to "Playboy" founder Hugh Hefner. Middlesex County Assignment Judge Alberto Rivas made the comment in a dispute involving the girlfriend of a married man and his wife. The girlfriend was seeking to have the...

Man flees authorities in chase that crossed state line

Aug. 16, 2019 9:57 AM EDT

CARROLLTON, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi and Alabama authorities say a man led them on a high-speed chase and almost ran over a deputy. News outlets report 44-year-old James Michael Prestridge was arrested Wednesday night in Pickens County, Alabama, and will be extradited to Lowndes County, Mississippi, on...

Trump continues to weigh possible Blagojevich commutation

Aug. 16, 2019 9:07 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's still considering whether to sign commutation papers freeing former Illinois governor and one-time "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Rod Blagojevich from federal prison in Colorado. Trump told reporters Thursday before leaving from Morristown, New Jersey,...