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Hikers with heat-related issues rescued off Phoenix mountain

Jun. 23, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Firefighters rescued eight hikers off Phoenix’s Camelback Mountain who were suffering from heat-related issues in triple-digit weather. They say a 50-year-old woman, a 42-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were assisted off the Echo Canyon trail Thursday and...

Prosecutors seek 15 years for former 'Cheer' star Harris

Jun. 23, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor has asked a federal judge to sentence Jerry Harris, a former star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” to 15 years in prison for coercing teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and soliciting sex from minors at cheerleading...

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna settle before trial's sequel

Jun. 20, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A settlement agreement has been reached on the eve of a second trial pitting the Kardashian family against former reality TV star Blac Chyna. Jury selection had been set to begin Monday in the trial over Chyna's allegations that her former fiance Rob Kardashian...

'Squid Game' adapted as non-fatal reality series for Netflix

Jun. 14, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A reality show inspired by Netflix's hit series “Squid Game” is coming to the streaming service, but with far less dire consequences promised for contestants. In the South Korean-produced drama, players' lives were at stake. With “Squid Game: The...

Japan toughens defamation penalties after wrestler's suicide

Jun. 13, 2022 03:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament approved tougher penalties for criminal defamation Monday in a move prompted by a bullied wrestler's suicide and that is raising free speech concerns. Parliamentary deliberations on toughening the defamation law began in January after Hana Kimura...

Todd and Julie Chrisley found guilty on federal charges

Jun. 07, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd and Julie Chrisley, stars of the reality television show “Chrisley Knows Best,” were found guilty Tuesday in Atlanta on federal charges including bank fraud and tax evasion. The Chrisleys were initially indicted in August 2019 and a new indictment was filed...

Man pleads guilty in death of Miss Sweetie Pie's grandson

Jun. 03, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man admitted Friday that he killed the grandson of a woman whose St. Louis-area soul food restaurant was the setting for the reality show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s.” Travell Anthony Hill, 30, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy to commit...

French 32-year-old journalist is killed in Ukraine

May. 30, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A 32-year-old French journalist was killed Monday in eastern Ukraine, fatally hit by shell shrapnel while covering a Ukrainian evacuation operation, according to the French news broadcaster he worked for. BFM TV said Frédéric Leclerc-Imhoff was killed as he was...

'Real Housewives' franchise takes its drama to flashy Dubai

May. 30, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The camera pans across a vast expanse of desert before careening toward an artificial island lined with luxury homes in the Persian Gulf. Eerie chords ring out, as though warning viewers: This is not your “Real Housewives of Orange County.” ...

Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

May. 25, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving child pornography. Duggar was also convicted of possessing child pornography in December, but U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks...