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Ex-'American Idol' contestant gets nearly 4 years in prison

Nov. 21, 2019 12:30 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Antonella Barba has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for carrying nearly 2 pounds (0.9 kilograms) of fentanyl. Federal authorities in Virginia said Thursday that the 32-year-old New Jersey woman got three years and nine months...

Dance teacher pleads guilty to exposing teen boy to HIV

Nov. 20, 2019 4:03 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A dance teacher who appeared on a reality TV show has pleaded guilty in Tennessee to raping a teenage student and exposing him to the AIDS virus. The Shelby County district attorney’s office said Tuesday that 30-year-old John Conner III avoided trial when he pleaded guilty to...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end wobbly day slightly higher

Nov. 18, 2019 4:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended a wobbly day with tiny gains on Wall Street, enough to nudge major indexes to more record highs. The market started lower Monday as traders waited for clues about where trade talks between the U.S. and...

Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

Nov. 18, 2019 12:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star’s company at about $1.2 billion. Coty said Monday that it will pay $600 million for a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics. It plans to launch more products under the...

Duffy takes job as lobbyist after resigning from Congress

Nov. 12, 2019 1:38 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sean Duffy has taken a job for a Washington lobbying firm after resigning from Congress two months ago, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family and newborn who has a heart defect and Down syndrome. BGR Group announced Tuesday that the Republican Duffy would be working for...

What you get for $7-a-month Disney Plus subscription

Nov. 11, 2019 1:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Simpsons," ''Cinderella" and several movies from the Star Wars and Marvel universes will share a streaming home Tuesday as Disney Plus debuts. Subscribers will initially get more than 500 movies and 7,500 TV episodes. That's expected to grow to 620 movies and 10,000 episodes in five...

Mexico killing highlights confusion over Mormon groups

Nov. 7, 2019 7:01 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After nine people belonging to a Mormon offshoot community were killed in Mexico this week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a short statement expressing sympathy for the victims while clarifying that they didn't belong to the mainstream church. That the faith...

Rudy Boesch, early fan favorite on 'Survivor,' dies at 91

Nov. 2, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

Rudy Boesch, a retired tough-as-nails Navy SEAL and fan favorite on the inaugural season of "Survivor," has died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 91. He died peacefully Friday night in hospice care in Virginia Beach, Virginia, surrounded by loved ones, said Steve Gonzalez, director of...

California surgeon to be prosecuted on drug, assault charges

Oct. 26, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon who appeared on reality TV and his girlfriend will face prosecution on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted seven women. The Orange County Register reports prosecutors announced Friday they'll proceed with the case against Grant Robicheaux and...

Victim speaks out for first time about 'Slender Man' attack

Oct. 24, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin girl who was lured into the woods by two friends and stabbed 19 times in an effort to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man said she's come to terms with aspects of the attack but still sleeps with broken scissors "just in case." In her first interview about...