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At long last, jury gets closing arguments in Depp trial

May. 27, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday in Johnny Depp's high-profile libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Each side will have two hours to summarize their case in a trial that has stretched on for six weeks. With broadcast cameras in the...

Kevin Spacey to face 4 sex assault charges in Britain

May. 26, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors said Thursday they had authorized police to charge actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men, an announcement that came as the actor was in court in New York testifying in a different case. The Crown Prosecution...

Amber Heard ends testimony asking Depp to 'leave me alone'

May. 26, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard told jurors Thursday that a harassment campaign waged against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp has left her humiliated and scared for her life from multiple death threats, and said she just wants “Johnny to leave me alone.” Heard was the final...

Officials: Kentucky man charged with killing wife, daughters

May. 26, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police have charged a Kentucky man with killing his wife and two adult daughters, authorities said. Steven Wilson, 64, was charged Wednesday with three counts of murder-domestic violence in the deaths of Lisa Wilson, 65, Bryonny Wilson, 42, and...

Spanish court dismisses Shakira appeal in tax fraud case

May. 26, 2022 11:38 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A court in Spain on Thursday dismissed Colombian singer Shakira's appeal in a tax fraud case, paving the way for a trial after a judge previously concluded there was enough evidence to suggest the pop star may have avoided her fiscal obligations to the state. The...

Judge sentences former reality TV star Josh Duggar to more than 12 years in prison for child pornography conviction

May. 25, 2022 15:49 PM EDT
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Judge sentences former reality TV star Josh Duggar to more than 12 years in prison for child pornography conviction.

Witness for Depp cryptically contradicts key Heard witness

May. 24, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Jurors in Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard heard a snippet of testimony Tuesday contradicting one of Heard’s key witnesses, but much of the context was stripped away. Jennifer Howell — who once employed Heard's sister, Whitney...

Court battles go down to count deadline in Pa. Senate race

May. 24, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick went to Pennsylvania's highest court Tuesday in an eleventh-hour bid to help him close the gap in votes with celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania's neck-and-neck Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate. ...

Kurt Zouma pleads guilty to kicking, slapping his pet cat

May. 24, 2022 06:53 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — West Ham defender Kurt Zouma pleaded guilty Tuesday to kicking and slapping his pet cat in abuse caught on video. The 27-year-old France international appeared at a hearing at Thames Magistrates’ Court accused of three offenses under the Animal Welfare Act in...

McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race

May. 23, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The campaign of David McCormick, who is in a neck-and-neck Republican primary contest for the U.S. Senate against celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, sued in a Pennsylvania court Monday to try to ensure counties obey a brand-new federal appeals court decision that could...