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'Once Upon a Time,' 'Portrait' top AP's 2019 best films list

Dec. 5, 2019 1:52 PM EST

Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2019. LINDSEY BAHR 1. “Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood": Quentin Tarantino’s movie business fairy tale, featuring all-time performances from two of our great living movie stars, and the shadow of...

Chamillionaire wants to add diversity to tech space

Dec. 5, 2019 1:32 PM EST

When Grammy award-winning rapper Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki began learning the ropes of venture capitalism in the tech space, he noticed something almost immediately— he wasn’t seeing many people who looked like him. When he began to fund ventures himself, the heads of startups...

Cowboys DT Antwaun Woods arrested on drug, tampering charges

Dec. 5, 2019 12:58 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Antwaun Woods was arrested on drug and tampering charges after police say he tried to put out a marijuana cigarette when he knew he was about to be stopped for speeding. Woods didn't pull over immediately and told police in the Dallas suburb of Frisco he...

Police: Rapper sucker-punched man during arcade altercation

Dec. 5, 2019 12:19 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A rapper from Miami is accused of sucker-punching a 50-year-old man in front of his young son during a confrontation at a family arcade in South Florida. Courtney Paul Wilson, whose stage name is ABGM Spitta, was arrested Thursday on a charge of aggravated battery causing bodily harm,...

Timberlake apologizes to wife for ‘strong lapse in judgment’

Dec. 5, 2019 10:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake has publicly apologized to his actress-wife Jessica Biel days after he was seen holding hands with the co-star of his upcoming movie. The pop star and actor wrote Wednesday on Instagram that he prefers to “stay away from gossip as much as I can, but for my family I...

Coach intervenes in locker-room fight, charged with assault

Dec. 5, 2019 8:54 AM EST

NEW KENT, Va. (AP) — A high school football coach in Virginia is accused of assault after allegedly pushing one of his players in a locker room. New Kent County Sheriff J.J. “Joe” McLaughlin told news outlets that John William Fulks, 42, was arrested and released Wednesday on a misdemeanor...

New Zealand leader finds perfect spokesman: Stephen Colbert

Dec. 5, 2019 3:15 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has relied on hobbits, bungy jumping and rugby to entice tourists in the past. Now Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern may have found the perfect spokesman to embrace all of the above and more: American comedian Stephen Colbert. In a wide-ranging interview with The...

Chris Brown must give up monkeys under judge's restrictions

Dec. 5, 2019 12:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday said Chris Brown must give up all rights to his former pet monkey, pay for its care and not try to buy a new one if he wants charges of illegal animal ownership dropped. The 30-year-old singer was allowed to enter a diversion program nearly a year after...

Willie Nelson says he's not smoking, but is still using pot

Dec. 5, 2019 12:29 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Willie Nelson may have given up smoking, but he hasn't stopped using marijuana. While in San Antonio last week for two performances, the 86-year-old country music legend told KSAT TV that in an effort to take better care of himself, he no longer smokes. Nelson, a longtime marijuana...

Judge sets Sept. 14 trial date for R. Kelly's state trial

Dec. 4, 2019 7:23 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered singer R. Kelly to stand trial on one of four sexual abuse cases on Sept. 14, but it remains unclear which of the cases prosecutors will take to trial first. During the hearing in Chicago, Judge Lawrence Flood told prosecutors he wants to know by...