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The gonzo art of writing for 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm'

Apr. 14, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Screenplay writing, usually a fairly solitary, uneventful process, is more of a full-contact sport for a movie like “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.” Work for the nine Oscar-nominated writers of the “Borat” sequel began conventionally enough....

GOP's Rep. Lee Zeldin announces run for governor of New York

Apr. 08, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin announced his candidacy for governor of New York on Thursday with an attack on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the subject of investigations over sexual harassment allegations and COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents. ...

Andrew Giuliani says he's thinking about run for NY governor

Apr. 07, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and a former aide in the Trump administration, said in interviews Wednesday that he is evaluating a run for governor of New York as a Republican. Giuliani, 35, who has never held...

Facebook removes accounts tied to Iranian exile group

Apr. 06, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook said Tuesday it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group and a troll farm in Albania. The accounts posted content critical of Iran's government and supportive of Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, a dissident group known as...

Dominion Voting sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Mar. 26, 2021 19:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News on Friday, arguing the cable news giant, in an effort to boost faltering ratings, falsely claimed that the voting company had rigged the 2020 election. The lawsuit is part...

Biden to nominate 3 federal prosecutors for New York offices

Mar. 23, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is expected to nominate three prosecutors to run the U.S. attorney’s offices in New York state, including the first Black man to run the Southern District of New York in Manhattan and the first Black woman to head the Western District in Buffalo. ...

In French woods, rivals take aim at senator's WWI research

Mar. 23, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The World War I exploits of Sgt. Alvin C. York netted Gary Cooper a best actor Academy Award and Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano a degree, a book deal — and academic backlash. Mastriano had a deep interest in York long before he led...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Mar. 22, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

Detroit Free Press. March 20, 2021. Editorial: Unfair Michigan system keeps poor in jail, lets rich walk free For the fourth time in five years, state Rep.David LaGrand is preparing to introduce legislation intended to make Michigan’s bail system...

'Borat,' 'Promising Young Woman' win at Writers Guild Awards

Mar. 21, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sacha Baron Cohen's “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” was partly improvised and scripted by nine writers, but it still walked away Sunday night with one of the Writers Guild Awards' top honors, best adapted screenplay. At the guild's virtual, pre-recorded...

In French woods, rivals take aim at senator's WWI research

Mar. 20, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The World War I exploits of Sgt. Alvin C. York netted Gary Cooper a best actor Academy Award and Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano a degree, a book deal — and academic backlash. Mastriano had a deep interest in York long before he led...