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French court upholds Kate Middleton topless photos fine

Sep. 19, 2018 11:42 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling Wednesday that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for breaching the privacy of Kate Middleton, when publishing topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge sunbathing back in 2012. The...

Thousands of fans request grand jury probe of Prince's death

Sep. 19, 2018 8:53 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of Prince fans are asking federal authorities to open a grand jury investigation into his death. The petition to the U.S. Attorney's Office has been signed by more than 6,000 people. One of the petition's organizers, Nicole Welage, says more answers are needed about the rock...

Uber driver suing Bucs' QB Winston over groping incident

Sep. 19, 2018 4:17 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault. Court documents say the woman filed the suit in Arizona on Tuesday and is seeking more than $75,000 in damages. She said Winston grabbed her crotch in the drive-thru of a...

Alaska man tied to girl's death makes first court appearance

Sep. 18, 2018 9:14 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old girl made his first appearance in federal court Tuesday. Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged with making false statements as authorities tried to find Ashley Johnson-Barr. A grand jury also could return an...

The Latest: Alaska man tied to girl's death appears in court

Sep. 18, 2018 9:10 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on an Alaska man charged in connection with disappearance and death of 10-year-old girl (all times local): 4:15 p.m. An Alaska man linked to a missing 10-year-old girl's death made his first appearance in federal court Tuesday. Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged...

Mother of LeSean McCoy's son alleges he was abusive

Sep. 18, 2018 7:15 PM EDT

The mother of LeSean McCoy's young son said in a court filing Tuesday that she agreed to defend the Buffalo Bills running back against an allegation that he abused the boy even though she said she knew the accusation was true. In a three-page document filed in Fulton County State Court in Georgia, Stephanie...

Chargers' Liuget sues trainer over 4-game suspension

Sep. 18, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Corey Liuget has sued the trainer who he says is responsible for his four-game suspension for using a performance-enhancing substance. Liuget filed suit against Ian Danney and his Arizona-based business in Los Angeles, asking for a jury trial and no...

Pope role in study of Argentine sex abuse case in spotlight

Sep. 18, 2018 1:49 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Pope Francis' role in Argentina's most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the Catholic Church's troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused. Francis, who at...

Allegations against Kavanaugh pose test for #MeToo movement

Sep. 18, 2018 8:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year old and still making headlines almost daily, the #MeToo movement faces a dramatic test of its impact and staying power in the sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Leaders of the movement suggest that Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine...

The Latest: Emmy party hugs for Hader, congrats for couple

Sep. 18, 2018 12:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 70th prime-time Emmy Awards being presented Monday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles (all times local): 9:15 p.m. "Nashville" actress Connie Britton sipped champagne and gave newly-minted Emmy winner Bill Hader a hug as celebrities celebrated under the...