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Rose McGowan sues alleging intimidation by Weinstein, others

Oct. 23, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging that Harvey Weinstein and two of his former attorneys engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape. The suit filed in Los Angeles names as defendants Weinstein, attorneys David...

Marketing CEO gets 3 weeks for cheating on son's ACT exam

Oct. 23, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A California marketing executive and author was sentenced Wednesday to three weeks in prison for paying $50,000 to cheat on her son's college entrance exam. Jane Buckingham, 51, was sentenced in Boston's federal court after pleading guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy. She...

Chargers LT Russell Okung to make season debut Sunday

Oct. 23, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Left tackle Russell Okung will make his season debut for the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday at Chicago. Coach Anthony Lynn announced the decision Wednesday on Okung, who has been out all season recovering from a pulmonary embolism caused by blood clots. Okung returned to practice...

Governors Awards honoree Geena Davis on advocacy and equity

Oct. 23, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Geena Davis got a message on a Saturday morning that the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences needed to speak to her urgently, she thought "I hope I'm not in trouble." It was quite the opposite. The call was to inform Davis that she had been selected to...

Disneyland visitor had measles, may have exposed others

Oct. 23, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County health officials say a visitor to Disneyland this month may have exposed others to measles. The Department of Public Health says a county resident with a confirmed case of measles visited the theme park on Oct. 16 from 9:15 a.m. to 8:35 p.m. Earlier that morning, the...

Hollywood said 'no' to Deon Taylor, so he made his own path

Oct. 23, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deon Taylor doesn't take no for an answer when it comes to filmmaking. And it's a word he hears all the time. When no one wanted to make his first film, he made it himself and even persuaded Rutger Hauer to be in it. When the studio said they couldn't afford Oscar-nominated...

Leonard leads Clippers over LeBron and Lakers 112-102

Oct. 23, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard hit seven straight shots in one stretch, creating a run for the Clippers that his new teammates quickly joined. "It's a great sign of leadership," coach Doc Rivers said. "He talks with his game." Leonard began a new career chapter Tuesday night, scoring 30 points to go with...

The Latest: California fire danger may bring more blackouts

Oct. 22, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires and possible pre-emptive power shutoffs (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Southern California Edison is warning it could cut power later in the week to about 132,000 customers in 6 counties to prevent winds from damaging electrical equipment and starting...

Deliberate blackouts possible again in California amid winds

Oct. 22, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

With windy, dry weather in the forecast again, California's largest utility said Monday it's considering shutting off power this week to about a half million people to try and prevent wildfires ignited by electrical equipment. Pacific Gas & Electric said shutoffs in the northern part of the state could...

Latest: Deliberate blackouts possible again in California

Oct. 21, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:05 p.m. With windy, dry weather in the forecast again, Pacific Gas & Electric says it's considering shutting off power this week to about a half million people in Northern California to try and prevent wildfires ignited by...