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Eagles fan hit with fame after hitting pole gets some glory

Oct. 19, 2018 11:54 AM EDT

The moment in the spotlight isn't over yet for a Philadelphia Eagles fan who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into a subway pillar earlier this year. Jigar Desai is now the subject of an NFL digital short feature, shot ahead of the Eagles game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on...

Another man convicted in contract killing in Salina area

Oct. 19, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Another man has been convicted in the contract killing of a Salina man whose battered body was found on a path near a popular fishing area in June 2017. The Salina Journal reports that Brandon St. Clair is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 21 for multiple counts, including felony murder...

Model Karlie Kloss marries Jared Kushner's brother

Oct. 19, 2018 10:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supermodel Karlie Kloss has married businessman Joshua Kushner. Kloss posted a photo of her in a wedding dress and Kushner in a tuxedo — both of them beaming — on Instagram and Twitter Thursday night. People magazine reports the couple married at a small ceremony in upstate...

Cardi B hands out free winter coats in New York

Oct. 19, 2018 9:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people have lined up in New York City as rapper Cardi B handed out free winter coats. The Bronx-born rapper met with residents and fans on Thursday evening at the Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn during brisk fall weather. The 26-year-old also was given balloons and a cake to...

Lawyer for black preteen rapper wants charges reduced

Oct. 19, 2018 7:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for a black preteen rapper charged with criminal trespassing says the case has been handled inappropriately. WXIA-TV reports attorney Gerald Griggs says he wants the charges reduced or dismissed against Mississippi-native Corey Jackson, who performs under the name Lil C-Note. Corey...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Oct. 19, 2018 4:35 AM EDT

Anti-India protests and clashes between Kashmiri demonstrators and government forces occurred this week in Srinagar, the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Protests had taken place Tuesday during the last phase of local elections, and on Wednesday following a gunbattle between militants and government forces...

Prince Harry raises Invictus Games flag over Sydney Harbor

Oct. 19, 2018 3:42 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Prince Harry scaled the Sydney Harbor Bridge on Friday to raise a flag marking the arrival of the Invictus Games, his brainchild and the focus of his current royal tour of Australia and the South Pacific. The sporting event, founded by Harry in 2014, starts on Saturday. It gives sick and...

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

Oct. 19, 2018 2:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — What a birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora. He's taking the Boston Red Sox back to the World Series. David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series. Next stop...

Kings center Anze Kopitar sidelined by illness

Oct. 18, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar sat out the Kings' game Thursday night against the New York Islanders because of illness. Kopitar has two goals in the Kings' first six games and is tied for the team lead with Ilya Kovalchuk and Alex Iafallo. Forward Tanner Pearson was active with Kopitar...

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

Oct. 18, 2018 9:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen's Murphy. CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the...