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Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply 'romantic writing'

Feb. 24, 2018 5:05 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as "romantic writing" that never resulted in a physical relationship, and the radio host rejected the idea that because he was her boss — and...

Judge dismisses coal company suit against HBO's John Oliver

Feb. 24, 2018 3:03 PM EST

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver. A segment of Oliver's Sunday show "Last Week Tonight" in June poked fun at Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray, who blames regulatory efforts by the Obama administration...

5 things you probably didn't know about the Oscars

Feb. 23, 2018 2:46 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You have a firm grip on this year's Oscar nominees, last year's winners and what host Jimmy Kimmel will undoubtedly joke about (and the best picture award goes to ... oops). But there are aspects of Hollywood's stellar night that may be a surprise. Let's pull the curtain back a bit on a...

HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

Feb. 23, 2018 3:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson. HBO has said the film will focus on Paterno dealing with fallout from the child sex abuse...

HFPA investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

Feb. 23, 2018 2:45 PM EST

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in 2003. Fraser, 49, best known for his role in "The Mummy" trilogy, made the accusation in an interview with GQ magazine . A statement from the HFPA, the organization...

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Writer publishes 2nd book before graduating high school

Feb. 25, 2018 12:02 AM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Willie Craddick Jr. attends Cedar Shoals High School. He flips burgers at a fast-food joint for extra cash. Oh, and he is a published author with two books to his credit at just the age of 17. Craddick recently completed and published his teen drama "They Counted Us Out." "This book is a...

Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of '80s and '90s, dies at 54

Feb. 24, 2018 11:27 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Sridevi, Bollywood's leading lady of the 1980s and '90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. The actress was described as the first female superstar in India's male-dominated film industry. She used one name onscreen, like many leading ladies of her generation,...

NBC celebrates an improbable curling victory for US men

Feb. 24, 2018 11:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: "Two days ago it was unlikely," NBC's Jason Knapp said as the American men's curling team clinched a gold medal . "Now it is undeniable." How unlikely? The team had lost four of its first six games in South Korea but...

Olympic medalists close curtain with figure skating gala

Feb. 24, 2018 10:04 PM EST

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedev gave figure skating fans one more show in South Korea. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir gave them one more on Olympic ice. The Russian teenagers, who dueled so memorably in the women's event during the Pyeongchang Games, and the Canadian ice...

Column: Predicting the future for these Olympians

Feb. 24, 2018 8:03 PM EST

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — They've had their moment on prime-time TV, the skiers and skaters who dazzled or flopped in the Winter Olympics. But fame can be fleeting, and a lot of Olympians are quickly forgotten as we concentrate on other sports in the four years between games. With that in mind, let's...

After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

Feb. 24, 2018 6:04 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The progression has become numbingly repetitive — mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals, the mourning, the talking heads and the calls for change that dwindle into nothingness. The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...

Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply 'romantic writing'

Feb. 24, 2018 5:05 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as "romantic writing" that never resulted in a physical relationship, and the radio host rejected the idea that because he was her boss — and...

'Vicar of Dibley' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

Feb. 24, 2018 3:41 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British actress Emma Chambers, known for her roles in "The Vicar of Dibley" television series and the romantic comedy "Notting Hill," has died at 53. Her agent John Grant said Saturday that Chambers had died of natural causes on Wednesday evening. "Over the years, Emma created a wealth of...

Expansion LAFC reveals jerseys with YouTube TV sponsor deal

Feb. 24, 2018 3:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Football Club has unveiled its uniforms for its inaugural season with YouTube TV as its jersey sponsor. LAFC revealed its home and away kits Saturday, eight days before the MLS expansion franchise's first regular-season game. The Adidas uniforms stick to LAFC's black-and-gold...

As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

Feb. 24, 2018 3:34 PM EST

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — While hundreds of millions of the world's people get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday, North Koreans are still waiting to see the first event. The lack of news at home is a stark contrast with how North Korea's...