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FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, the entrance to the parking lot at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is closed in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, it planned to lay off 28,000 workers in its parks division in California and Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Disney to lay off 28,000 at its parks in California, Florida

Sep. 29, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it planned to lay off 28,000 workers in its parks division in California and Florida. Two-thirds of the planned layoffs involve part-time workers but they...

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, file photo, actor Sacha Baron Cohen arrives in character as Borat for the film premiere of

'Borat' sequel to be released by Amazon before election

Sep. 29, 2020 8:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Borat is back. Sacha Baron Cohen has filmed a sequel to his 2006 film “Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” that Amazon plans to release before the election. The streaming giant confirmed Tuesday that it has acquired worldwide...

This image released by Netflix shows Dick Johnson in a scene from

Review: In 'Dick Johnson Is Dead,' a celebration of life

Sep. 29, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

Kirsten Johnson's last film, the autobiographical collage “Cameraperson," was an astonishing compendium of what she, as a cinematographer, had seen in her life behind a lens. Her extraordinary new film, “Dick Johnson Is Dead,” was spurred in part by what she never captured. Reflecting on her...

Sodsai Dalzell appears in court for an arraignment Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in the Van Nuys section of Los Angeles. Dalzell is charged with attempted kidnapping of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana's granddaughter. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)

Woman denies attempted kidnapping of Joe Montana grandchild

Sep. 29, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 39-year-old woman was charged Tuesday in what authorities say was an attempted kidnapping of the 9-month-old granddaughter of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana from his Southern California home. Sodsai Predpring Dalzell of Los Angeles pleaded not guilty in LA County court to felony...

Influencers behaving badly: Mexico kicks them out of ruins

Sep. 29, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeological authorities in Mexico said Tuesday they kicked some cast members of a popular local “Jersey Shore”-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules. It was the...

Rapper NBA YoungBoy among 16 arrested in Louisiana's capital

Sep. 29, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Rap artist NBA YoungBoy is among 16 people arrested Monday on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana's capital city. The rapper whose given name is Kentrell Gaulden, 20, faces multiple drug charges following a gathering Monday night in Baton Rouge, city police told news outlets. He...

FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, Will Zalatoris plays his shot from the 14th tee during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Southampton, N.Y. Zalatoris will have a PGA Tour card, the goal he set for himself at the start of the year. Still to be determined is when that happens. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Zalatoris getting a PGA Tour card a question of when and how

Sep. 29, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

Will Zalatoris will have a PGA Tour card, the goal he set for himself at the start of the year. Still to be determined is when that happens. Equally fascinating is how. Zalatoris had a pair of top-10 finishes to start the Korn Ferry Tour season when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down golf for three months. Because...

A passer-by uses a mobile device near a window featuring a likeness, left, of chef and social media star known as Salt Bae outside the Nusr-Et Boston restaurant, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Boston. The restaurant opened by the Turkish restaurateur, whose real name is Nusret Gökçe, was ordered closed Sunday, Sept. 27, because officials said it posed a

Salt Bae's restaurant apologizes after coronavirus closure

Sep. 29, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Boston steakhouse opened by the chef and social media star known as Salt Bae apologized Tuesday after the restaurant was shut down for violating coronavirus safety rules. Dennis Quilty, a lawyer for the Nusr-Et Boston restaurant, told officials on the city License Board that...

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard (13) is tackled by New Orleans Saints strong safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) and cornerback Marshon Lattimore in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TV

Sep. 29, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The surest sign of how the coronavirus shutdown has devastated the television industry is the fourth-place finish of CBS in what was nominally the first week of a new fall season. The network's viewership was down a whopping 61% from the premiere week last year, the Nielsen company said....

Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and Florida due to pandemic.

Sep. 29, 2020 6:04 PM EDT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and Florida due to pandemic.