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New this week: 'Spirited,' Pokémon, 'Nope' and 'Slumberland'

Nov. 14, 2022 10:13 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — In “Nope,” Jordan Peele has once again made a rarity in Hollywood: a wholly...

Fractional interest in Flightline sells for $4.6 million

Nov. 07, 2022 19:20 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Keeneland says a 2.5% fractional interest in Breeders’ Cup Classic champion Flightline has sold for $4.6 million during a special auction before the start of its November Breeding Stock Sale. Brookdale Farm’s Freddy Seitz signed the ticket for an...

Eco-activist sentenced to community service, no prison time

Nov. 01, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced an eco-activist to community service but no extra time in custody, rejecting the government’s call for a yearslong prison term for the Seattle man related to arsons decades ago. Joseph Dibee, 54, was a fugitive for more...

In southern France, drought, rising seas threaten traditions

Oct. 30, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

SAINTES-MARIE DE LA MER, France (AP) — In a makeshift arena in the French coastal village Aigues-Mortes, young men in dazzling collared shirts come face-to-face with a raging bull. Surrounded by the city's medieval walls, the men dodge and duck the animal’s charges while spectators let out...

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

Oct. 10, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After finishing a tour in Afghanistan in 2013, Dionne Williamson felt emotionally numb. More warning signs appeared during several years of subsequent overseas postings. “It’s like I lost me somewhere,” said Williamson, a Navy lieutenant commander who...

Wild horse rights advocates say 14 horses killed in Arizona

Oct. 09, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) — Wild horse rights advocates are calling on authorities to prosecute whoever is responsible for the reported killing of more than a dozen wild horses in northeastern Arizona. U.S. Forest Service officials announced Friday that they were investigating the...

Northern Indiana residents warned about mosquito-borne virus

Oct. 07, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health officials are warning northern Indiana residents to take precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes after detecting a rare and potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus in the region. State public health and animal health officials issued the warning...

$20K reward for info on killings of 5 wild horses in Nevada

Oct. 03, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A $20,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed five wild horses in eastern Nevada late last year, the Bureau of Land Management announced Monday. BLM officials said the National Mustang Association...