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Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges

Jul. 17, 2018 11:37 AM EDT

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors this month charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May. News outlets report the charges stem from T.I.'s May 16 arrest outside of his gated community in Stockbridge. Henry...

Grammy Awards to air on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 10

Jul. 17, 2018 10:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 61st annual Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles and air on CBS on Feb. 10, 2019. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the show will take place at the Staples Center. Nominations for the 84 categories will be announced on Dec. 5. Songs and albums eligible must be released...

Small Ball: Altuve, Betts bring compact pop to All-Star Game

Jul. 17, 2018 2:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In decades past they would have been given nicknames like "Pee Wee" and coached to shorten their swings, keep the ball close to the ground, find holes and use their speed to leg out base hits. Now, "small ball" has a new meaning. This homer-happy era of baseball is proving that big...

Kelly Clarkson to serve as headline act at US Open

Jul. 16, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Kelly Clarkson will headline opening night at the U.S. Open. The U.S. Tennis Association said Monday the Grammy Award winner will perform at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Aug. 27. This is the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Open in the professional era, which began in 1968. The Grand Slam...

Cardi B leads MTV VMA nods with 10; Beyonce, Jay-Z nab 8

Jul. 16, 2018 4:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The year of Cardi B continues — this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations. MTV announced Monday that the white-hot rapper is the most nominated act at this year's show, which returns to New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. Five of Cardi B's nominations are...

Pianist's wife not guilty by reason of insanity in 2 deaths

Jul. 16, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has found the estranged wife of concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko (va-DEEM' koh-loh-DEHN'-koh) not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 deaths of the couple's two daughters. Judge Ruben Gonzalez in Fort Worth on Monday then ordered Sofya Tsygankova...

Lose, your blues: Town tosses 'Footloose' anti-dancing law

Jul. 16, 2018 3:49 PM EDT

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Officials in a western Arkansas city say residents can finally kick off their Sunday shoes. Fort Smith city directors recently repealed a 1953 ordinance that essentially outlawed public dancing on Sundays. Locals who knew about the law called it the "Footloose" ordinance, nicknamed...

Stevie Nicks and LeAnn Rimes share heartbreak in new duet

Jul. 16, 2018 3:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Nicks cried on her living room floor when she first saw LeAnn Rimes perform "Borrowed" on her TV in 2013. The song, about an intimate, yet fleeting romance between Rimes and her lover, came out on Rimes' "Spitfire" album when Nicks became enamored with it. The Fleetwood Mac singer...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 22-28

Jul. 16, 2018 1:31 PM EDT

July 22: Actor Orson Bean ("Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman") is 90. Actress Louise Fletcher is 84. Actor Terence Stamp is 80. Game-show host Alex Trebek is 78. Singer George Clinton is 77. Singer-actor Bobby Sherman is 75. Actor Danny Glover is 72. Writer-director Paul Schrader is 72. Singer Don Henley is 71....

2 arrested in fatal shooting after 2016 Meek Mill concert

Jul. 16, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two people outside a 2016 Meek Mill concert in Connecticut. Police on Monday said 23-year-old Kyle Hampton, of North Haven, and 33-year-old Tivon Edwards, of New Haven, face first-degree manslaughter and other...