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UK's Princess Beatrice gives birth to daughter

Sep. 20, 2021 08:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have had a baby daughter, Buckingham Palace said Monday. The baby, who was born on Saturday at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces (2.78 kilos). Her name was not...

Emmys: ‘Crown,’ ‘Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit,' streaming triumph

Sep. 20, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to sweep top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry. ...

Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92

Sep. 16, 2021 19:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood's golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and danced with Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding,” has died. She was 92. Powell died Thursday at...

Chair of Prince Charles' charity quits amid donor scandal

Sep. 15, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Prince Charles’ charitable foundation has resigned after reports the organization was offered a donation of more than 500,000 pounds ($692,000) from a Russian banker seeking British citizenship. Douglas Connell stepped down Wednesday...

Prince Andrew's lawyers question service of legal documents

Sep. 11, 2021 09:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. court will hold a pretrial conference Monday in the civil suit filed by a woman who claims Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her as the two sides argue over whether the prince was properly served with documents in the case. Attorneys for the woman,...

Prince Andrew served with US civil suit, lawyers say

Sep. 10, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for an American woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by Prince Andrew say they have served him with legal papers in a U.S. civil suit. Attorneys for Virginia Giuffre say the documents were handed over to a Metropolitan Police officer on...

AP Emmy pundits favor 'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso' for honors

Sep. 08, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

Feeling lucky, Mr. Mandalorian? How about you, Duke of Hastings? The Emmys tend to field an eclectic group of contenders, and increasingly so as new platforms have expanded television's scope and sophistication. Versions of sci-fi and comic book epics...

Prince Charles' ex-aide quits charity role amid honor claims

Sep. 05, 2021 07:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A former close aide to Prince Charles stepped down temporarily from his role as chief executive of a royal charity amid reports that he helped secure an honor for a Saudi donor. The Sunday Times and Mail on Sunday newspapers reported that Michael Fawcett...

Palace: Princess Charlene of Monaco's health 'reassuring'

Sep. 03, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Monaco’s Princess Charlene is in “reassuring” condition after being suddenly hospitalized with complications from a serious sinus infection, the principality’s palace said Friday. Princess Charlene, a former Olympic swimmer who has been on an...

Epstein accuser sues Prince Andrew, citing sex assault at 17

Aug. 10, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime accusers sued Prince Andrew on Monday, taking accusations that she has repeatedly publicly lodged against him, including that he sexually assaulted her when she was 17, to a formal venue. Lawyers for Virginia Giuffre...