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Pettersen putt wins Solheim Cup for Europe

Sep. 15, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Suzann Pettersen hit the final putt of the Solheim Cup, and as it turned out, the final putt of her career. Pettersen holed a 7-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Gleneagles as Europe won the last three matches to capture the Solheim Cup on Sunday, 14 1/2-13 1/2, in the most...

Packers ride Rodgers' hot start to 21-16 win over Vikings

Sep. 15, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — All that mattered to Aaron Rodgers on Sunday was that the Packers won. That's it. Rodgers threw two early touchdowns and Green Bay held on for a 21-16 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. "The biggest thing is that we're 2-0," he said. "I know we owe a lot of that to our defense and...

Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid US-Iran tension

Sep. 15, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as the U.S. released new evidence to back up its allegation that Iran was responsible for the assault amid...

Dreamy, confident shows mark London Fashion Week

Sep. 15, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Fashion devotees basked in sunny weather and strong, sometimes whimsical collections as London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with runway shows by Roland Mouret, Victoria Beckham, Simone Rocha and others throughout the city. A fleet of black chauffeured Mercedes whisked VIPs from venue...

'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy

Sep. 15, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rachel Bloom has won an Emmy for writing music and lyrics, and soon she'll be singing lullabies. The "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" creator and star announced backstage at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday night that she and husband Dan Gregor are expecting a baby. Bloom won the Emmy, her...

'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto's sought-after audience award

Sep. 15, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the People's Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances. Because so many of the top fall movies play in Toronto,...

"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

Sep. 15, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office. "It: Chapter Two" brought in $40.7 million in the U.S. and Canada to keep the top spot in its...

Detroit's Orchestra Hall celebrating centennial in many ways

Sep. 15, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An acoustical and architectural gem in Detroit is turning 100, and the milestone is being marked in numerous ways. Centennial celebrations for Orchestral Hall include a free concert on Oct. 23 by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, which makes its home on the stage. Orchestra officials say the...

College bribery scandal revives debate over Connecticut case

Sep. 15, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman's 14-day jail sentence in the college admissions scandal is reviving debate over the case of a black, homeless mother in Connecticut who received a much longer prison sentence. The Connecticut Post reports that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie...

Police: Virginia mall evacuation began with child's shouts

Sep. 15, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Police in northern Virginia believe the evacuation of an entire shopping mall this weekend happened because a child shouted inside a movie theater about a shooter. The reports about a shooting led to a massive police presence Saturday evening at the Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington...