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At long last, jury gets closing arguments in Depp trial

May. 27, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday in Johnny Depp's high-profile libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Each side will have two hours to summarize their case in a trial that has stretched on for six weeks. With broadcast cameras in the...

Parole recommended for California follower of Charles Manson

May. 26, 2022 22:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California parole panel recommended the release of Patricia Krenwinkel for the first time Thursday, more than five decades after she and other followers of cult leader Charles Manson terrorized the state and she wrote “Helter Skelter” on a wall using the blood of...

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

May. 26, 2022 21:59 PM EDT

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history. One of the most anticipated events of the Cannes Film Festival, over 800 guests...

'Goodfellas' co-stars, many others pay tribute to Ray Liotta

May. 26, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

Reactions to the death of “Goodfellas” star Ray Liotta: “I’m absolutely shocked and devastated by the sudden, unexpected death of Ray Liotta. He was so uniquely gifted, so adventurous, so courageous as an actor. Playing Henry Hill in Good Fellas was a tall order, because the...

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies

May. 26, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

Ray Liotta, the blue-eyed actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67. Liotta's publicist, Jen Allen, said he was in the Dominican Republic shooting a new movie and didn't...

Meghan pays respect to Texas school shooting victims

May. 26, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, made a visit to a memorial site for the victims involved in the deadly elementary school shooting in Texas. Meghan placed white flowers tied with a purple ribbon at a memorial outside the Uvalde County Courthouse on Thursday. She...

Depeche Mode founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60

May. 26, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like “Just Can’t Get Enough” and “Personal Jesus,” has died at age 60. Depeche Mode announced the...

Kevin Spacey to face 4 sex assault charges in Britain

May. 26, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors said Thursday they had authorized police to charge actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men, an announcement that came as the actor was in court in New York testifying in a different case. The Crown Prosecution...

Alan White, longtime drummer for prog rock's Yes, dead at 72

May. 26, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alan White, the longtime drummer for progressive rock pioneers Yes who also played on projects with John Lennon and George Harrison, has died. He was 72. White’s death was announced on his Facebook page by his family. The post said he died at his Seattle-area home...

Josh Donaldson apologizes to Jackie Robinson's family

May. 26, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson has apologized to the wife and family of Jackie Robinson for referencing the pioneering Black baseball player in remarks that led to a confrontation with Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson. The New York Yankees third baseman was suspended for one...