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Harvey Weinstein wins dismissal of one criminal charge


NEW YORK A New York judge on Thursday dismissed one of the six criminal charges against movie producer Harvey Weinstein after prosecutors said they could not oppose the dismissal in light of information they had learned while investigating the case. | Video

Bill Cosby seeks new sexual assault trial, reduced prison sentence

Citing new evidence, Bill Cosby has asked the Pennsylvania judge who sent him to prison for up to 10 years for sexual assault to grant him a new trial, or to reduce his sentence because of alleged procedural errors.

08 Oct 2018

Trump likes Taylor Swift 'about 25 percent less' as singer gets political

LOS ANGELES Taylor Swift's decision to break her silence on politics triggered a storm on Monday, with even U.S. President Donald Trump weighing in on the pop music star's remarks in support of Democrats. | Video

09 Oct 2018

Emmy-winning comedian Katt Williams arrested in Oregon assault

Emmy-winning comedian Katt Williams was arrested for allegedly assaulting a limousine driver at a Portland, Oregon airport in a confrontation over the transportation of the celebrity's dog, authorities said on Sunday.

07 Oct 2018

Mourners bid farewell to legendary Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe

BARCELONA Spanish royalty, politicians and Catalan tenor Jose Carreras joined family and friends of legendary soprano singer Montserrat Caballe for her funeral on Monday, two days after her death at the age of 85.

Music 08 Oct 2018

Queen Elizabeth to vacate her Buckingham Palace rooms for refit: aide

LONDON Britain's Queen Elizabeth will vacate her private rooms at Buckingham Palace in 2025 as part of a 10-year refit of the building to prevent a catastrophic disaster such as a fire or a flood, a senior royal official said on Friday.

Life 05 Oct 2018

'Jersey Shore' star Sorrentino sentenced to eight months for tax evasion

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, star of the reality television show "The Jersey Shore," was sentenced to eight months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

05 Oct 2018

France bids adieu to Aznavour, pays tribute to Armenian roots

PARIS France bid farewell to Charles Aznavour on Friday in a tribute that reflected the late singer's status as a national icon at home as well as the country of his roots, Armenia.

05 Oct 2018

Ben Affleck, out of rehab, calls addiction a lifelong struggle

LOS ANGELES Oscar winner Ben Affleck said on Thursday he had completed a 40-day residential alcohol rehab program but said that battling addiction "is a lifelong and difficult struggle." | Video

05 Oct 2018

'M*A*S*H' star Alan Alda to get lifetime achievement award

LOS ANGELES Alan Alda, the "M*A*S*H" TV star with a long career on stage and screen, will receive the annual lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild, the actor union said on Thursday. | Video

05 Oct 2018