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Harden scores 55, Rockets withstand scare from Cavaliers

Dec. 12, 2019 1:03 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — James Harden dropped another one of those demoralizing step-back 3-pointers that have made him famous, causing Cavaliers rookie Kevin Porter Jr. to look at Cleveland's bench for help. Nothing could be done. “He made a lot of shots you can't do anything about,” Porter said. A...

2 ex-Nebraska football players face sex assault allegations

Dec. 11, 2019 6:50 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two former University of Nebraska football players accused in connection with the sexual assault of a 19-year-old fellow student were set to be released from jail Wednesday after a judge allowed them to post bond, and attorneys for both men said they intend to fight the allegations....

Kim Kardashian West sues doctor over 'Vampire Facial'

Dec. 11, 2019 6:28 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian West is suing an Alabama doctor over claims he wrongly used her image to promote a medical procedure called a “Vampire Facial." West filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles against Dr. Charles Runels of coastal Fairhope, Alabama....

A$AP Rocky to perform in Stockholm months after conviction

Dec. 11, 2019 5:04 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A$AP Rocky is back in Sweden. The American rapper performed Wednesday evening, four months after he was convicted of assault for a violent street brawl. The curtain raised at Stockholm's Ericsson Globe arena to the sight of a stage-wide metal cage enclosing male dancers. They attempted to...

Bill Cosby sex assault verdict upheld; spokesman lashes out

Dec. 10, 2019 4:35 PM EST

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. In its ruling, the Superior Court affirmed the right of prosecutors to call other accusers to bolster their case — the same issue fought over in...

North Carolina man charged with killing 3 in Connecticut

Dec. 10, 2019 3:36 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A North Carolina man was charged Tuesday with killing three people in Connecticut in 2015. Edward Michael Parks, 33, of Raleigh, North Carolina, is charged with two counts of kidnapping resulting in death and one count of witness tampering by killing, the U.S. attorney's office for...

Cornell widow sues Soundgarden members over solo recordings

Dec. 10, 2019 3:01 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The widow of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is suing the remaining band members and business associates over royalties from some of his solo records. The lawsuit filed Monday in Miami federal court by Vicky Cornell claims the band wants to use the seven recordings themselves and...

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Dec. 10, 2019 9:56 AM EST
Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case.

Louisiana man gets 21 years for roadside crash that killed 3

Dec. 10, 2019 4:31 AM EST

GRETNA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man was sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday for the drunk driving deaths of three people who were trying to help a stranded motorist. Todd Williams, 40, was sentenced on Monday, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office said. He had pleaded guilty to three felony...

Rapper treated for opioids during police search of plane

Dec. 9, 2019 6:04 PM EST

Chicago (AP) — A federal agent who was at a Chicago airport to search a private plane that rapper Juice WRLD and his entourage had arrived in administered the opioid antidote Narcan to the performer, who briefly woke up incoherent but later died, authorities said Monday. The plane carrying the 21-year-old...