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Driver pleads guilty in death of 2 New Orleans bicyclists

Oct. 28, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man who drunkenly drove into a group of bicycle riders after a New Orleans Mardi Gras parade pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of vehicular homicide, averting a scheduled trial and opening himself for a possible 80-year prison sentence. Tashonty Toney, the 32-year-old son of a New...

Hong Kong reporter accuses police of violence against media

Oct. 28, 2019 8:23 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong reporter disrupted a police news conference on Monday to protest what she called escalating violence by officers against journalists covering the city's pro-democracy protests. The reporter interrupted the briefing by reading a statement alleging police mistreatment and...

The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed

Oct. 21, 2019 9:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Alexis Bledel has been bookish and sweet on "Gilmore Girls" and "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." But the actress herself is now officially dangerous. Cybersecurity firm McAfee on Monday crowned Bledel the most dangerous celebrity on the internet in 2019. No other celebrity was...

Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel is no longer up for sale

Oct. 17, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of a Las Vegas chapel where celebrity couples like Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have gotten married is staying wedded to her business. Charlotte Richards told KVVU-TV on Wednesday that she is taking A Little White Wedding Chapel off the market. The iconic property had been listed...

Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat

Oct. 13, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned an armored vest and appeared with a heavy security detail at a major election rally on Saturday. Officials would not reveal the nature of the threat. It resulted in a 90-minute delay before Trudeau appeared before about 2,000...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 8, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 4th: Fiction: 1. Carnival Row: Tangle in the Dark by Stephanie K. Smith, narrated by Karla Crome (Audible Original) 2. Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, narrated by Phoebe Fox, Rose Leslie, David Tennant, David Horovitch, James Wilby, Susan Wooldridge, Hannah...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 1, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 27: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Originals) 2. The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury, narrated by Suzy Jackson (Audible Originals) 3. The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel by Ta-Nehisi...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Sep. 24, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 20: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Studios) 2. The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury, narrated by Suzy Jackson (Audible Originals) 3. The Institute: A Novel by Stephen King, narrated by Santino Fontana...

Review: Lively 'Queen Meryl' crowns Streep as acting's best

Sep. 23, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

"Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep," Hachette, by Erin Carlson The sort of book that would make its subject blush and her fans gush, "Queen Meryl" affirms Meryl Streep as the greatest actress of her generation — maybe of either gender and of any generation....

Pink and red combos, Hollywood gold on the Emmys carpet

Sep. 23, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus stunned in classic Hollywood gold, Zendaya donned an emerald silk gown with a provocative corset top and Kerry Washington went for sparkly black tuxedo pants on the Emmy Awards' purple carpet, where pink-and-red combination looks and glittery chokers were plentiful. "The...