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Feds say former candidate threatened wife's divorce lawyer

Jun. 14, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware political candidate who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nominations for governor and U.S. Senate has been charged with mailing death threats to a lawyer who represented his wife in a divorce case, according to federal court documents unsealed...

A journey back through the Kardashians as their TV show ends

Jun. 06, 2021 07:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost time for all those famous Kardashians to shuffle off to Hulu and new projects as their 20-season reality TV mainstay comes to an end. But before they do, here's a journey back through the tears, tantrums and togetherness that propelled the...

Nevada congresswoman announces divorce

May. 28, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Susie Lee and her husband are divorcing, the second-term Nevada Democrat announced Friday, calling it a “difficult but mutual decision.” Lee said she and her husband, Dan, will continue to co-parent their two children. ...

Jolie says judge in Pitt divorce won't let children testify

May. 25, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie criticized a judge who is deciding on child custody in her divorce with Brad Pitt, saying in a court filing that the judge refused to allow their children to testify. Jolie, who has sought to disqualify Judge John Ouderkirk from the...

Bill Gates' leadership roles stay intact despite allegations

May. 18, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Despite damaging allegations suggesting Bill Gates pursued women who worked for him, don't expect changes to his roles at the two iconic institutions he co-founded, Microsoft and his namesake philanthropic foundation. Critics say the revelations raise...

Report: Microsoft investigated Gates before he left board

May. 16, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Board members at Microsoft Corp. made a decision in 2020 that it wasn't appropriate for its co-founder Bill Gates to continue sitting on its board as they investigated the billionaire’s prior romantic relationship with a female Microsoft employee that was deemed...

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce could shake up philanthropy

May. 04, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

As much as Bill and Melinda Gates might want to keep their pending divorce private, the split between the billionaire co-founders of the world’s largest private foundation is sure to have very public consequences, with the breakup having already sent a wave of anxious uncertainty through...

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are getting divorced

May. 03, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates said Monday that they are divorcing but would keep working together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in the world. In identical tweets, the Microsoft co-founder and his wife said...

UK court rules in 'unhappy' Russian family divorce saga

Apr. 21, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's high court ruled Wednesday that the son of a Russian billionaire conspired with his father to prevent his mother from getting her hands on what is believed to the country's biggest ever divorce award, worth around 450 million pounds ($625 million). ...

Mrs. Ireland named new Mrs. World after on-stage fracas

Apr. 21, 2021 05:52 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Kate Schneider from Ireland has been named the new Mrs. World after the reigning titleholder resigned following an on-stage fracas in which she pulled the crown off the head of the winner of the Mrs. Sri Lanka beauty pageant, organizers said. ...