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Jamal Adams excused as Seahawks open mandatory minicamp

Jun. 15, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — There was a player wearing a white defensive jersey with “Adams” written across the back taking part in the first practice of the Seattle Seahawks' mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. All due respect to second-year defensive tackle Myles Adams, but...

Jared Kushner has book deal, publication expected in 2022

Jun. 15, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former President Donald Trump and one of his top advisers during his administration, has a book deal. Broadside Books, a conservative imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced that Kushner's book will come out in...

Former WNBA, Louisville guard Schimmel arrested in Oregon

Jun. 15, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Former WNBA All-Star Game MVP and Louisville All-American guard Shoni Schimmel is being held in an Oregon jail on multiple charges including felony assault and criminal mischief. Schimmel, 29, was arrested early Monday and remained in the Umatilla...

AP says it will no longer name suspects in minor crimes

Jun. 15, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press said Tuesday it will no longer run the names of people charged with minor crimes, out of concern that such stories can have a long, damaging afterlife on the internet that can make it hard for individuals to move on with their lives. ...

Q&A: Rita Moreno on finding self-worth and never giving up

Jun. 15, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rita Moreno emigrated with her mother from Puerto Rico at age five. By six, she was dancing at Greenwich Village nightclubs. By 16, she was working full time. By 20, she was in “Singin’ in the Rain.” In the documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl...

Annie Murphy's new show takes aim at familiar sitcom tropes

Jun. 15, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Schitt’s Creek" star Annie Murphy's new AMC series “Kevin Can F Himself" presents itself as one of those traditional multicamera comedies with a laugh track and corny jokes. Viewers will quickly learn it’s actually much darker. Murphy stars as...

Judge OKs Weinstein's extradition for California rape case

Jun. 15, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

A New York judge on Tuesday approved disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's extradition to California, where he faces additional sexual assault charges, ending a legal fight prolonged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the defense's concerns about Weinstein's failing health and a squabble over...

Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

Jun. 15, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

A British research company may have discovered a magic number for American media consumers — and it's seven. That's seven streaming services, paid or free, that consumers are willing to subscribe to before the hassle of keeping track of log-ins and passwords just...

Former NFL player, Wisconsin star is accused of assault

Jun. 15, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A former NFL player and University of Wisconsin football star is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl. Thomas Allen Burke, 44, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct in St. Louis County, Minnesota. According to a...

Judge dismisses murder charges against Simone Biles’ brother

Jun. 15, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge in Ohio has dismissed murder charges filed against the brother of Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles, ruling Tuesday that prosecutors did not present evidence to sustain a conviction in a 2018 New Year’s Eve party shooting in Cleveland that left three men...