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Brazilian prosecutors charge 'Dr. Bumbum' with murder

Aug. 16, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian prosecutors have filed a murder charge against celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado over the death of a patient who was given injections to enlarge her buttocks. Furtado was widely known in Brazil "Dr. Bumbum" — Brazilian slang for backside. He was...

Rapper Juelz Santana pleads guilty to airport gun charge

Aug. 16, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rapper Juelz Santana admitted in court Thursday that he tried to get a gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport earlier this year. Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft. The...

Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

Aug. 16, 2018 3:30 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda's government was charged with unlawful possession of firearms in a military court on Thursday for his alleged role in clashes in which the longtime president's motorcade was attacked by people throwing stones. The arrest of lawmaker...

Rape case dropped against Broncos defensive end Adam Gotsis

Aug. 15, 2018 7:16 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in Atlanta are dismissing a rape case against Denver Broncos defensive end Adam Gotsis that stemmed from an alleged assault more than five years ago while he was at Georgia Tech. Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr. said in a statement Wednesday that "after...

Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'

Aug. 15, 2018 4:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act." Austin Clay pleaded not guilty to a felony vandalism charge Wednesday in Los Angeles. Prosecutors say Clay took a pickax to Trump's star on Hollywood Boulevard on...

John Lennon's killer is up for parole for 10th time

Aug. 15, 2018 4:04 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who killed John Lennon is up for parole again. Mark David Chapman is scheduled to go before New York's parole board next week, in what will be his 10th attempt to win release. A decision is expected within two weeks of the parole hearing. The now 63-year-old Chapman is serving...

Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer

Aug. 14, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — Actor Liev Schreiber on Tuesday denied allegations that he attacked a local photographer while he was in suburban New York filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan." The 50-year-old was hit with a harassment violation after photographer Sherwood Martinelli claimed Schreiber...

Bills GM backs McCoy; eviction of ex-girlfriend finalized

Aug. 14, 2018 7:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy finalized eviction proceedings against his ex-girlfriend after reaching an agreement in Georgia on Tuesday. In the meantime, McCoy took his familiar spot with the starting lineup at training camp, where Bills general manager Brandon Beane said no...

The Latest: Bills GM tells AP team continues to back McCoy

Aug. 14, 2018 6:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy's eviction proceedings against an ex-girlfriend (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane tells The Associated Press no "legit evidence" has come to light in a lawsuit filed against LeSean McCoy to change...

The Latest: Laptops Sean Young accused of stealing returned

Aug. 14, 2018 3:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on laptops actress Sean Young is accused of stealing (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Two laptops actress Sean Young was accused of stealing from a movie production company that had fired her were returned Tuesday after the new director urged her to "please turn yourself in to the...