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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 12-18

Sep. 07, 2021 07:30 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 12-18: Sept. 12: Actor Linda Gray (“Dallas”) is 81. Singer Maria Muldaur is 79. Actor Joe Pantoliano (“The Sopranos”) is 70. Singer-guitarist Gerry Beckley of America is 69. Original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood is 69. Actor...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Aug. 23, 2021 08:48 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 4: Aug. 29: Actor Betty Lynn (“The Andy Griffith Show”) is 95. Movie director William Friedkin is 86. Actor Elliott Gould is 83. Actor Deborah Van Valkenburgh (“Too Close For Comfort”) is 69. Keyboardist Dan Truman...

Henri thwarts Central Park concert hailing NYC virus rebound

Aug. 21, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A superstar-laden Central Park concert meant to celebrate New York City’s recovery from the coronavirus was cut short because of severe weather as Hurricane Henri approached. Officials asked concert-goers to leave the park during Barry Manilow’s set...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 22-28

Aug. 16, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 22-28 Aug. 22: Newsman Morton Dean is 86. TV writer/producer David Chase (“The Sopranos”) is 76. Correspondent Steve Kroft (“60 Minutes”) is 76. Actor Cindy Williams (“Laverne and Shirley”) is 74. Guitarist David Marks...

Spanish judge recommends Shakira face tax fraud trial

Jul. 29, 2021 08:29 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish judge investigating alleged tax fraud by Colombian musician Shakira recommended on Thursday that the case go to trial after concluding there is evidence that the pop star could have avoided her fiscal obligations to the state. Judge...

Sanz: The Olympics are magic that the world was missing

Jul. 23, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Alejandro Sanz just earned another accolade to go with his 29 Grammys: Olympic performer. The Spanish sensation joined John Legend, Keith Urban and Angelique Kidjo on Friday to spread the message of peace at the Tokyo Games in a pre-recorded...

Maryland county commits to change after lawsuit settlement

Jul. 22, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A $2.3 million payment to a group of Black and Latino police officers to settle their workplace discrimination lawsuit against a Maryland police department is the latest effort toward reforms within the department, a county official said Thursday. ...

Prince George's County settles police discrimination lawsuit

Jul. 21, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A police department in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C., is paying a group of Black and Latino police officers $2.3 million to settle a workplace discrimination lawsuit that alleged white officers used racist slurs, circulated text messages expressing a...

Pope reverses Benedict, reimposes restrictions on Latin Mass

Jul. 16, 2021 10:25 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis cracked down Friday on the spread of the old Latin Mass, reversing one of Pope Benedict XVI’s signature decisions in a major challenge to traditionalist Catholics who immediately decried it as an attack on them and the ancient liturgy. Francis...