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A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won't face prison

Aug. 14, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault Wednesday by a Swedish court, six weeks after a street brawl in Stockholm that had attracted the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump. A judge and jury found the rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and his two bodyguards...

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer 'disappointed' by verdict

Aug. 14, 2019 8:58 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on A$AP Rocky's trial for assault in Stockholm (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is "disappointed" by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city. Slobodan...

Swedish court finds American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm

Aug. 14, 2019 8:04 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish court finds American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.

10 Things to Know for Today

Aug. 14, 2019 5:44 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FALLOUT FOR PLACIDO DOMINGO AFTER MISCONDUCT ACCUSATIONS Two music companies cancel appearances by the opera legend and the Los Angeles Opera says it will launch a probe after the AP revealed years of sexual...

Wife of US student held in Iran says husband 'not a spy'

Aug. 8, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of a Princeton University graduate student imprisoned in Iran said Thursday that her husband is not a spy as she appealed for international cooperation to secure his release. "I plead for the gate of mercy to be opened for him, and I hope he can come back to us as soon as...

Freed from Swedish jail, rapper A$AP Rocky lands in US

Aug. 3, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly a month after he was arrested in Sweden, rapper A$AP Rocky returned to the United States as the verdict in an assault case against him and two other Americans looms. Los Angeles television stations reported the 30-year-old artist was among a group of people shown emerging from a...

Rapper A$AP Rocky heading back to US as verdict looms

Aug. 2, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Rapper A$AP Rocky and two other American suspects were temporarily freed from a Swedish jail and planning to head back to the U.S. on Friday as judges mull a verdict in the assault case against them. The Stockholm District Court released the 30-year-old rapper, whose real name is Rakim...

The Latest: A$AP Rocky: Detention was "humbling" experience

Aug. 2, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the assault trial in Sweden for American rapper A$AP Rocky (all times local): 9:55 p.m. American rapper A$AP Rocky says in comments posted on his Instagram account that his month-long detainment in Sweden has been "a very difficult and humbling experience." A Swedish court...

Swedish court: American rapper A$AP Rocky, 2 other suspects free until Aug. 14, when assault verdict will be announced

Aug. 2, 2019 1:27 PM EDT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish court: American rapper A$AP Rocky, 2 other suspects free until Aug. 14, when assault verdict will be announced.

A$AP Rocky testifies in Sweden, says he tried to avoid fight

Aug. 1, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky testified Thursday at his assault trial in Sweden that he did everything possible to avoid a confrontation with two men he said were persistently following his entourage in Stockholm, but one of those men picked a fight with one of his bodyguards. The recording...