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The Latest: Abdul ends Billboard awards with throwback set

May. 1, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 Billboard Music Awards being presented Wednesday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 8 p.m. Dancer and singer Paula Abdul has brought out her tap shoes to close out the Billboard Music Awards with a performance of songs from her debut 1988...

Ogwumike traded by Sun, reunited with sister in LA

Apr. 27, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ogwumike sisters are back together. The Connecticut Sun traded Chiney Ogwumike to Los Angeles for the Sparks' 2020 first-round pick on Saturday. The move reunites Ogwumike with her sister, Nneka, who plays for the Sparks. The two played together in college at Stanford. "I am absolutely...

Review: Estranged sisters team up in 'The Better Sister'

Apr. 22, 2019 10:23 AM EDT

"The Better Sister: a Novel" by Alafair Burke (Harper) In "The Better Sister," Chloe Taylor edits a woman's magazine and is married to Adam, a high-profile attorney. She is mom to Ethan, her stepson from Adam's first marriage to Nicky Taylor, Chloe's sister. Nicky has been out of the picture for years, and Chloe...

Wife wields piece of firewood to end fight between brothers

Apr. 19, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

ELKVIEW, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a wild squabble between two West Virginia brothers came to an abrupt end when one of their wives cracked her brother-in-law in the head with a log. A criminal complaint filed Thursday by the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office says 48-year-old Edward Guy Cornish is facing...

Saudi runaway sisters plead for help on social media

Apr. 17, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi sisters appealed for help Wednesday from the former Soviet republic of Georgia after fleeing their country, in the latest case of runaways from the ultra-conservative kingdom using social media to seek asylum. Using a newly created Twitter account called...

In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

Apr. 14, 2019 4:50 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — With the blond wig and red tie, the star of the Cantonese opera in Hong Kong may look familiar. The Chinese actor and singer has the lead role in "Trump on Show," a four-day comedic opera reimagining the U.S. president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China. The...

Review: 'The Eighth Sister' is a gripping thriller

Apr. 8, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

"The Eighth Sister" by Robert Dugoni (Thomas and Mercer). Charles Jenkins has left his time in the CIA far behind and now lives with his family on a farm on a remote island in Washington state. His wife is expecting their second child, and he runs a security consulting business to pay the bills. When financial...

Kyle Busch beats brother to grab 8th Bristol win

Apr. 7, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch was in the race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, so of course, he won. Busch grabbed his third Cup win of the season, eighth overall at Bristol, and 10th this year spanning all three of NASCAR's national series. He beat his older brother, who said if given the chance in...

Pope tells Moroccans "we are brothers and sisters"

Mar. 31, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Pope Francis sought Sunday to encourage greater fraternity between Christians and Muslims in Morocco, telling his flock that showing the country's Muslim majority they are part of the same human family will help stamp out extremism. On his second and final day in Morocco, Francis told...

Runaway Saudi sisters leave Hong Kong for new country

Mar. 25, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi sisters fleeing their family in Saudi Arabia have secured emergency visas and departed Hong Kong to a new country of residence, their lawyer said Monday. It's the latest public incident of Saudi women fleeing the kingdom for safety and refuge abroad. In January,...