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Cristiano Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court

Jan. 22, 2019 11:47 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — With a guilty plea and a huge fine, Cristiano Ronaldo finally put an end to his tax ordeal in Spain. Nearly four years after an investigation was opened, Ronaldo appeared at a court in Madrid on Tuesday to plead guilty to tax fraud and agree to a fine of nearly 19 million euros ($21.6...

Former NFL player McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge

Jan. 22, 2019 11:21 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say former NFL player Darren McFadden has posted bond after he was arrested on a drunken-driving charge when he fell asleep in the drive-thru lane at a fast-food restaurant in suburban Dallas. Collin County court records show the 31-year-old was charged with driving while...

Maryland man gets 10 years for theft of 10 cigarette packs

Jan. 22, 2019 8:55 AM EST

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing 10 packs of cigarettes from a Wicomico County gas station. News outlets report 36-year-old John Edward Lowe was sentenced Thursday. He was convicted in November of robbery and second-degree assault in the crime. The...

Indian police investigate suspected people smuggling to NZ

Jan. 21, 2019 8:51 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in southern India are investigating a suspected attempt to illegally transport scores of Indians on an overcrowded boat to New Zealand. The additional superintendent of police in Kerala state said police were questioning people who failed to board the fishing boat, who said it left...

Man accused of threat linked to R Kelly turns self in

Jan. 18, 2019 4:04 PM EST

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of threatening a father who says singer R. Kelly kept his daughter from her family has turned himself in. Henry County Sheriff's Office Maj. Bobby Sloan says Henry James Mason turned himself in around 8:30 a.m. Friday. A judge had issued a warrant for Mason on charges of...

The Latest: Cilic edges Verdasco in 5 at Australian Open

Jan. 18, 2019 9:02 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:57 a.m. Marin Cilic overcame a pair of match points — including one double-faulted away by Fernando Verdasco — and a two-set deficit for a 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (8), 6-3 victory in the Australian Open's...

Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

Jan. 17, 2019 10:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter in New York City. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Lamar Davenport stabbed his girlfriend E'Dena Hines multiple times while under the influence of alcohol and drugs in August 2015....

Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer

Jan. 17, 2019 6:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out. Weinstein and high-profile defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a statement Thursday that they "have agreed to part ways" and that new lawyers would be...

The Latest: Zverev beats Chardy in late finish in Australia

Jan. 17, 2019 8:28 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12: 15 a.m. Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev served 29 aces in a late-finishing 7-6 (5), 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (6), 6-1 win over Jeremy Chardy to reach the third round of the Australian Open. The ATP Finals winner had...

New Orleans police arrest man after rapper was gunned down

Jan. 16, 2019 4:17 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested a man accused of being involved in the slaying of rapper Young Greatness outside of a Waffle House. Citing records, Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Donald Reaux was arrested Wednesday. He was booked on charges including accessory to...