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'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018

Dec. 11, 2018 1:08 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018. Rudy Giuliani's statement came in an August interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" when he told host Chuck Todd...

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

Dec. 9, 2018 1:05 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best artists during Art Basel. Less than 24 hours after announcing she was splitting from her husband, Cardi B...

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

Dec. 8, 2018 12:06 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Royalty, Real Housewives, and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous Art Basel parties toasting the world's best artists. Cardi B, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Pharrell and Meek Mill performed. At Casa...

Kanye West surprises crowd honoring late rapper XXXTentacion

Dec. 7, 2018 9:00 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kanye West surprised fans at a tribute honoring the late rapper XXXTentacion during Art Basel, jumping onstage to perform a brand new song that features West and the rapper who was gunned down in Florida earlier this year. During the Thursday night release party for XXXTentacion's...

Kanye West apologizes for using phone during Cher musical

Dec. 4, 2018 10:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West has apologized for his lack of phone etiquette while he and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, attended opening night of "The Cher Show" on Broadway. Jarrod Spector plays Sonny Bono in the musical. He thought it was cool West was in the audience but not cool that the rapper was...

Kanye West tweets he's dropping politics, writes big check

Nov. 2, 2018 12:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Hip-hop megastar Kanye West told his Twitter followers that he was "distancing" himself from politics even as he sent a big check to boost a Democratic mayoral hopeful in his hometown of Chicago. West tweeted this week that he realizes "I've been used to spread messages I don't believe in."...

Trump hosts young blacks, marvels at Kanye's impact

Oct. 26, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told young black conservatives Friday that his approval ratings among black voters shot up after Kanye West's recent visit to the White House, saying the rapper "may be the most powerful man in all of politics." The president played host at an East Room "summit" of...

Kanye West makes cameo showing for Chicago mayoral hopeful

Oct. 24, 2018 4:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Fresh off his bizarre Oval Office visit with President Donald Trump, hip-hop megastar Kanye West drew a crowd when he joined a Democratic mayoral hopeful and Chance the Rapper in a sidewalk appearance on Chicago's South Side. West didn't say anything during Amara Enyia's event in Woodlawn...

Trump's '60 Minutes' interview lags behind Stormy Daniels'

Oct. 16, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his "60 Minutes" interview on Sunday — or just over half the audience that Stormy Daniels had on the CBS newsmagazine last spring. Daniels, the porn star who alleged an affair with Trump before he became president, drew 22.1 million...

Kanye West meets Uganda's president, gifts pair of sneakers

Oct. 16, 2018 3:54 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kanye West handed Uganda's president a pair of his autographed sneakers during a visit to the East African nation in which the rapper is said to be recording music in a tent. The 74-year-old President Yoweri Museveni said he and West held "fruitful discussions" on Monday about...