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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

Jul. 17, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. The network says in a statement Monday that Baron Cohen "did not present himself as a disabled veteran" or wear any military apparel when he met...

Cardi B leads MTV VMA nods with 10; Beyonce, Jay-Z nab 8

Jul. 16, 2018 4:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The year of Cardi B continues — this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations. MTV announced Monday that the white-hot rapper is the most nominated act at this year's show, which returns to New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. Five of Cardi B's nominations are...

1st Comic-Con of the MeToo era grapples with harassment

Jul. 16, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comic-Con, the annual gathering of over 130,000 fans, artists, collectors and geek culture savants, has already been changed by the #MeToo and Time's Up era, with at least one notable figure stepping aside due to sexual misconduct allegations. But questions remain about its atmosphere...

Stevie Nicks and LeAnn Rimes share heartbreak in new duet

Jul. 16, 2018 3:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Nicks cried on her living room floor when she first saw LeAnn Rimes perform "Borrowed" on her TV in 2013. The song, about an intimate, yet fleeting romance between Rimes and her lover, came out on Rimes' "Spitfire" album when Nicks became enamored with it. The Fleetwood Mac singer...

Union opens probe into veteran Broadway actor's suicide

Jul. 16, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Broadway union is investigating a veteran actor's suicide, which happened about a week after his friends say he was subjected to a grueling, demoralizing rehearsal. Actors' Equity said it has retained a lawyer to examine the events surrounding the June 29 death of Jeff Loeffelholz, who...

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Small Ball: Altuve, Betts bring compact pop to All-Star Game

Jul. 17, 2018 2:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In decades past they would have been given nicknames like "Pee Wee" and coached to shorten their swings, keep the ball close to the ground, find holes and use their speed to leg out base hits. Now, "small ball" has a new meaning. This homer-happy era of baseball is proving that big...

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

Jul. 17, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. The network says in a statement Monday that Baron Cohen "did not present himself as a disabled veteran" or wear any military apparel when he met...

Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

Jul. 17, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped. Daniels is known for claiming that she had sex with Donald Trump before he became president. Trump has denied that. The manager of...

CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

Jul. 16, 2018 10:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seconds after President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader's performance "disgraceful." It was the most startling of several strong media reactions to the session, televised live by the...

Man convicted of hate crime, arson in Texas mosque torching

Jul. 16, 2018 10:05 PM EDT

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A man accused of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been convicted of federal arson and explosives charges and of a hate crime charge. A jury in Victoria, Texas, deliberated about three hours before convicting 26-year-old Marq Vincent Perez. Prosecutor Sharad Khandelwal said...

'Deadliest Catch' co-star pleads guilty to sexual assault

Jul. 16, 2018 8:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Reality-TV fisherman Edgar Hansen pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage girl but he'll face no jail time under a plea deal reached with prosecutors. The Seattle Times reported Monday that the 47-year-old "Deadliest Catch" cast member received a 364-day suspended jail sentence last...

Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from Thai cave

Jul. 16, 2018 8:34 PM EDT

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The 12 boys and coach of the Wild Boars soccer team who were rescued from a cave in Thailand last week share a characteristic with many of the professional European clubs its youthful members idolize: They are a multiethnic, cross-border crew. But while the stars of the major...

Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers

Jul. 16, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's lavish lifestyle. Depp's representatives said on Monday that the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star had settled litigation filed against The Management Group, which he accused in January...

Reality TV star charged over scuffle with hotel security

Jul. 16, 2018 7:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanor charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month. Los Angeles district attorney's spokesman Ricardo Santiago said Monday that Abraham has been charged with misdemeanor...

Box Office Top 20: 'Hotel Transylvania 3' beats 'Skyscraper'

Jul. 16, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family-friendly won out this weekend among North American moviegoers as "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" towered over Dwayne Johnson's action pic "Skyscraper." Sony's "Hotel Transylvania 3" easily took the No. 1 spot with $44.1 million in ticket sales, while No. 2 went to last...