Archive for month: April, 2018

Kim Kardashian West says Khloe-Tristan situation is a mess

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kim Kardashian West is speaking out publicly about her sister Khloe's relationship with NBA player Tristan Thompson. Khloe gave birth to a baby girl named True earlier this month, days after a video surfaced of Thompson where it appeared he was cheating on her. On Monday's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Kardashian West said: "I don't even know how to describe it besides it's so (expletive) up." She describes it as a "sad situation." Kardashian West says Khloe's main Read more [...]

Cosby jury: Chief accuser was ‘credible and compelling’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Speaking out for the first time, the jury that convicted Bill Cosby at his sexual assault retrial said Monday it found the comedian's chief accuser to be "credible and compelling," adding its verdict had nothing to do with the #MeToo movement or any another factor outside the courtroom. The jury wrote in a statement that it had "absolutely no reservations" about convicting Cosby of three counts of aggravated indecent assault. The youngest member of the panel, Read more [...]

Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein, says tried to hurt career

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ashley Judd has sued Harvey Weinstein, saying he hurt her acting career in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances. In the lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judd accuses Weinstein of defamation, sexual harassment and violation of California's unfair competition law. Central to the lawsuit is director Peter Jackson saying in December that Weinstein had warned him that Judd was a "nightmare" to work with. Jackson was considering Read more [...]

Supreme Court to hear Google class action settlement case

30 Apr 2018 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has agreed to review the settlement of a class action lawsuit involving Google, where the settlement agreement largely directed money to organizations rather than search engine users. The court agreed Monday to take the case. The lawsuit involves Google users who sued saying Google violated privacy rights by disclosing to websites the search terms users entered to get there. Google agreed to an $8.5 million settlement. Attorneys were awarded about Read more [...]

Man accused of posting Prince George info denies terrorism

30 Apr 2018 0 Comments
LONDON (AP) -- An alleged supporter of the Islamic State group charged with sharing information about Prince George on social media has denied committing terrorism offenses. Prosecutors say a post by 32-year-old Husnain Rashid on the encrypted messaging app Telegram contained a photo of the 4-year-old prince, the address of his school, a silhouette of a jihadi fighter and the message "even the royal family will not be left alone." Rashid also is accused of several other posts allegedly Read more [...]

Sprint, T-Mobile have to sell $26.5B deal to antitrust cops

30 Apr 2018 0 Comments
NEW YORK (AP) -- To gain approval for their $26.5 billion merger agreement, T-Mobile and Sprint aim to convince antitrust regulators that there is plenty of competition for wireless service beyond Verizon and ATT. The deal announced Sunday would combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless companies and bulk them up to a similar size to Verizon and ATT, the industry giants. But the companies argued that the combination would allow them to better compete not only with those Read more [...]

WW II veteran to graduate 68 years after leaving college

30 Apr 2018 0 Comments
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Like so many American soldiers returning home from World War II, Bob Barger started working a new job and going to college. Once he settled into his career and raising a family, finishing school was no longer a priority. Now, 68 years since he last sat in a classroom, Barger is set to graduate from the University of Toledo this week after a review of his transcripts from the late 1940s showed he completed enough courses to quality for an associate's degree - a Read more [...]

Pelicans crash California graduation, 1 lands on red carpet

30 Apr 2018 0 Comments
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- A pair of pelicans crashed a graduation ceremony at Pepperdine University in the California beachfront community of Malibu over the weekend. The long-beaked birds flew in Saturday as the class of 2018 was receiving diplomas outdoors on a lawn overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Video broadcast by KABC-TV shows one of the big birds landed among seated observers who managed to toss it back into the air, only to have it land on a red carpet at the center of the ceremony. Read more [...]

Danny DeVito gets his own day in his native New Jersey

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Danny DeVito has gotten his own day in his native New Jersey. The Asbury Park Press reports the Asbury Park City Council honored the actor Saturday night by declaring his birthday, Nov. 17, as "Danny DeVito Day" in his hometown. The honor was announced as DeVito appeared at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival. DeVito starred in the classic TV series "Taxi" and films including "Twins" and "Batman Returns." He starred in the hit comedy "It's Always Sunny Read more [...]

Church from ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ song reopens after upgrades

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts church building made famous by the 1967 Arlo Guthrie song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" is reopening after some recently completed upgrades. The building in Great Barrington is home of the nonprofit Guthrie Center and has been closed for about two months during the work. The Berkshire Eagle reports the upgrades include the restoration of the circular stained-glass window at the front entrance, a new ceiling in the great room and insulation. Read more [...]
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