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Party joke or morality tale? New film re-examines Gary Hart

Nov. 15, 2018 4:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey, remember Gary Hart? Ask most people, and if they're old enough to remember anything at all, it's that famous photo of the doomed candidate with a smiling Donna Rice in his lap, on perhaps the most unfortunately named yacht in American political history: "Monkey Business." What most...

Arkansas man pleads not guilty to threatening Don Lemon

Nov. 15, 2018 6:50 PM EST

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to CNN anchor Don Lemon has pleaded not guilty. The Baxter Bulletin reports Benjamin Craig Matthews, 38, appeared in Baxter County Court Thursday . Matthews, who is from Mountain Home, about 110 miles (177...

Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend, dies at 47

Nov. 15, 2018 8:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died at age 47. A representative for Sean "Diddy" Combs confirmed Porter's death on Thursday, but no further details were immediately available. Diddy and Porter, a former model and occasional...

Amy Schumer cancels Dallas show, hospitalized for nausea

Nov. 15, 2018 2:50 PM EST

Amy Schumer says she's been hospitalized for severe, second-trimester nausea and apologized to fans in Dallas for canceling a stand-up show. She said Thursday on Instagram she and the baby are fine. The post accompanied a photo of herself in a hospital bed. The "Trainwreck" and "I Feel Pretty" star said she's...

Honorary Oscar recipient Marvin Levy can't believe his luck

Nov. 15, 2018 4:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Marvin Levy says he never expected to get an Oscar, it's not false modesty. It just wasn't a possibility. Levy is one of the most respected publicists in Hollywood, with more than a half century of experience at companies like MGM, Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks and Amblin. His...

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Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend, dies at 47

Nov. 15, 2018 8:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died at age 47. A representative for Sean "Diddy" Combs confirmed Porter's death on Thursday, but no further details were immediately available. Diddy and Porter, a former model and occasional...

The Latest: USC, UCLA cancel pre-game bonfires

Nov. 15, 2018 8:31 PM EST

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The University of Southern California and UCLA are canceling their usual bonfires before Saturday's football game at the Pasadena Rose Bowl out of respect for those who lost homes and lives in devastating California...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' at Baltimore theater, causing panic

Nov. 15, 2018 8:22 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!" during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czarist Russia. The patron's pro-Nazi and pro-Trump outburst during a Wednesday night production of "Fiddler on...

Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox

Nov. 15, 2018 8:21 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball owners have locked down their commissioner and their main broadcast partner, too. Any decisions on speeding up the game and perhaps making it more enjoyable to watch will have to wait. After wrapping up two days of meetings at a hotel next to the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park, the...

Kurtag's first-ever opera makes long-awaited world debut

Nov. 15, 2018 7:28 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag's long-awaited, first-ever opera was hailed as "astonishing" and "a masterpiece" as it made its debut Thursday at the famed La Scala opera house, winning eight minutes of applause. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was in the royal box for premiere of "Fin...

Fire claims popular recreation spots in Southern California

Nov. 15, 2018 7:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California residents faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire also are grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands that are popular destinations for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers. The Woolsey Fire has charred more than 83...

Arkansas man pleads not guilty to threatening Don Lemon

Nov. 15, 2018 6:50 PM EST

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to CNN anchor Don Lemon has pleaded not guilty. The Baxter Bulletin reports Benjamin Craig Matthews, 38, appeared in Baxter County Court Thursday . Matthews, who is from Mountain Home, about 110 miles (177...

Apple signs multiyear deal with film studio A24

Nov. 15, 2018 6:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has signed a multiyear film production deal with A24, the acclaimed New York-based studio behind "Moonlight" and "Lady Bird." People close to the deal who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to comment confirmed the agreement Thursday. Apple is investing in scripted...

Orioles-Nats TV dispute back before baseball committee

Nov. 15, 2018 5:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees returned to a committee of baseball executives Thursday after a lengthy court fight. The sides began arguing their cases before the Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee, which now includes...

Golden Globes group gives $300,000 to wildfire victims

Nov. 15, 2018 5:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving $300,000 to help the victims of California's deadly wildfires. The organization best known for creating and organizing the Golden Globe Awards on Thursday announced the donation to four organizations that also include money for victims...