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Trump aims to countersue sex assault accuser who sued him

Oct. 19, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump wants to countersue a former “Apprentice” contestant who accused him of defaming her when he denied her sexual assault allegations. Saying that Trump is being harassed to keep him from speaking freely, his lawyer asked...

CNN's John King says he has MS, grateful for vaccinations

Oct. 19, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's John King revealed during an on-air discussion of COVID-19 vaccine mandates on Tuesday that he has multiple sclerosis. “I'm going to share a secret I've never spoken before,” King said while leading a panel discussion on his “Inside...

Prospect of no jab, no visa for Australian Open tennis stars

Oct. 19, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

Tennis players who haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccination are unlikely to get a visa to enter the country for the Australian Open in Melbourne in January, according to the political leader of the state which hosts the season-opening major. Victoria state Premier Daniel...

Netflix posts higher 3Q earnings, solid subscriber growth

Oct. 19, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

Netflix posted sharply higher third-quarter earnings Tuesday thanks to a stronger slate of titles, including “Squid Game,” the dystopian survival drama from South Korea that the company says became its biggest-ever TV show. The company has ramped up production,...

McCain book shares why she left 'toxic' times at 'The View'

Oct. 19, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain says she decided to leave “The View” following her second day back from maternity leave in January when frequent foil Joy Behar said “I did not miss you” during a political argument. McCain, who left this summer after four years as...

CBS wins for first time this season, led by '60 Minutes'

Oct. 19, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS won its first week of the new television season, primarily by being the network of choice for people who wanted to watch something other than sports. CBS had 14 of the 20 most-watched non-sports shows on network television last week, while NBC had...

Thanks but no: UK queen turns down 'Oldie of the Year' title

Oct. 19, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch. But don’t call her an oldie. The 95-year-old queen has politely declined the honor of being named “Oldie of the Year” by a British magazine, saying she does not meet “the...

US-Audiobooks-Top-10

Oct. 19, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. The Storyteller by Dave Grohl, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Midnight in Washington by Adam Schiff, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3. Troy by Stephen Fry, narrated by the author (Chronicle...

Warnock raises $9M as cash flows in 2022 Georgia Senate race

Oct. 19, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock raised an eye-popping $7.2 million this spring. For his encore in the three months ended Sept. 30, he opened the firehose a little wider. Warnock raised more than $9 million during the quarter, leaving him with $17.2...

Judge refuses to suppress video evidence in Josh Duggar case

Oct. 19, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge has denied motions to suppress video evidence found on electronic devices that were seized from former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who is facing child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks also said Monday...