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Daughter's sleep training influenced Knightley's latest role

Aug. 22, 2019 7:49 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Keira Knightley's edginess while playing a real-life Iraq War whistle-blower in the political thriller "Official Secrets" wasn't all an act. The decision to sleep train her 3-year-old daughter during filming meant she wasn't faking it when it came to the emotional side of the role. "I felt...

Polish minister: body of missing wealthy film producer found

Aug. 22, 2019 7:27 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Rescuers have found the body of a Polish celebrity businessman who went missing after falling from his motorboat into a lake, a Polish minister said Thursday. Piotr Wozniak-Starak, 39, who produced some of Poland's most popular movies, hadn't been seen since late Saturday. A search...

Kodak Black expected to plead guilty in federal weapons case

Aug. 22, 2019 4:39 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black is expected to plead guilty to federal weapons charges. A hearing is set for Thursday in Miami federal court. The decision comes months after an original plea of innocence. Prosecutors in May charged the 21-year-old rapper for crimes that involve falsifying information on...

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

Aug. 22, 2019 2:46 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The music videos began appearing on social media within hours of the announcement by India's Hindu-led nationalist government that it was stripping statehood from the disputed region of Kashmir that had been in place for decades. The songs delivered a message to India's 250 million YouTube...

Once upon a time in fatherhood: Tarantino to become a dad

Aug. 21, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quentin Tarantino is going to be telling a whole new brand of "Once upon a time" tale — the bedtime-story kind. The "Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood" director is about to become a father. His representative Katherine Rowe says Tarantino and his wife, Israeli model and singer...

Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour over singer's health

Aug. 21, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Country band Alabama says it is postponing the remainder of its 50th anniversary tour as lead singer Randy Owen battles health complications. The group announced Wednesday that the 69-year-old Owen is suffering from migraines and vertigo, and doctors say he needs more time to recover....

Jury backs Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school head

Aug. 21, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal jury sided Wednesday with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the school's former headmaster that he was unjustly fired and then slandered by the author. Jurors spent about three hours...

Ex-Texans star Mario Williams accused of trespassing at home

Aug. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

KATY, Texas (AP) — Former Texans star Mario Williams has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge accusing him of trespassing at a woman's Houston-area home. Harris County court records show Williams was arrested Tuesday and freed on $100 bond. Online records don't list an attorney to speak on behalf of...

The Latest: Jury backs writer Sparks in employment lawsuit

Aug. 21, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit by the former headmaster of the school founded by novelist Nicholas Sparks (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A federal jury has sided with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the...

Federal jury backs Nicholas Sparks, dismissing claims in lawsuit by former headmaster of school Sparks had founded

Aug. 21, 2019 4:47 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal jury backs Nicholas Sparks, dismissing claims in lawsuit by former headmaster of school Sparks had founded.