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The Latest: Ex-NFL player, girlfriend indicted in girl death

Jun. 25, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on murder and child abuse against a former pro football player and his girlfriend in the death of the woman's 5-year-old daughter in Las Vegas (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A former pro football player and his girlfriend have been indicted on murder and felony child abuse...

Tributes to Michael Jackson flow on 10th death anniversary

Jun. 25, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death. "Ten years ago today, the world lost a gifted artist and extraordinary humanitarian," the Jackson estate said in a...

Judge upholds $6.6M judgment against rapper Yo Gotti

Jun. 25, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge is refusing to throw out a $6.6 million judgment against rapper Yo Gotti. The Winston-Salem Journal reports the rapper, whose legal name is Mario Mims, appeared in court Monday asking for the decision to be vacated. Singer Young Fletcher's manager Michael...

Cosby files appeal over testimony from other women accusers

Jun. 25, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Comedian Bill Cosby has filed a lengthy appeal of the sex assault conviction that landed him in prison and says the judge allowed testimony from other women accusers that wasn't relevant. Cosby's lawyers say the accounts from the five other women were "strikingly dissimilar" to that...

Carter Center fundraiser to auction off big ticket items

Jun. 25, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A guitar signed by the Rolling Stones, vacations to Hawaii, France and Martha's Vineyard and signed photographs of five U.S. presidents are among the items former President Jimmy Carter will be auctioning off at his foundation's annual charity benefit. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

Rhode Island tries to cancel Mickey, Bugs from elections

Jun. 25, 2019 12:44 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Sorry Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny and other fictional characters and celebrities who have received write-in votes in a Rhode Island election. Some state lawmakers don't want those ballots to count. The Providence Journal reports that the House Judiciary Committee approved legislation...

UN says thousands flee Congo violence, seek asylum in Uganda

Jun. 25, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — About 7,500 Congolese fleeing violence have arrived in Uganda since the beginning of June, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday, urging the international community to give more toward humanitarian efforts. People are leaving Congo at a rate of 311 a day, adding pressure on...

Bulgari exhibit in Rome features "La Dolce Vita"-era jewels

Jun. 25, 2019 12:38 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Glamorous jewelry and vintage fashion from the "La Dolce Vita" era are the star attractions of Bulgari's new exhibition in Rome. The exhibition "Bvlgari, the story, the dream" includes the diamond-and-sapphire sautoir necklace that Hollywood star Richard Burton gave Elizabeth Taylor during...

Ex-NFL player seeks bail, release in Vegas child death case

Jun. 25, 2019 9:56 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former pro football player is seeking to be released from jail in Las Vegas pending trial on murder and child endangerment charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter. Former NFL and Canadian Football League running back Cierre Wood's attorney is due to ask a judge on...

Prince Harry, Meghan's home renovations cost taxpayers $3M

Jun. 25, 2019 6:57 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's home was renovated with 2.4 million pounds ($3.06 million) of taxpayers' money, royal accounts revealed Tuesday. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's residence near Windsor Castle, called Frogmore Cottage, underwent major work to turn five properties back into a...