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Alec Baldwin defends film maker Woody Allen as Hollywood backs away


LOS ANGELES Actor Alec Baldwin on Tuesday expressed support for film maker Woody Allen as a growing number of entertainment industry stars seek to distance themselves from the "Annie Hall" director as part of the Time's Up campaign against sexual misconduct.

Kim Kardashian announces birth of third child, this one by surrogate

LOS ANGELES Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West announced their third child on Tuesday, a girl born to a surrogate. | Video

16 Jan 2018

Death of Cranberries star O'Riordan not suspicious - police

DUBLIN The death in London of Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, police said on Tuesday, as tributes flowed in for one of Ireland's most successful artists. | Video

Music 16 Jan 2018

France's Deneuve apologizes to sex assault victims, stands by letter

PARIS Actress Catherine Deneuve apologized to victims of sexual assault who were offended by a column denouncing "puritanism" she signed following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, but maintained her reservations about the #MeToo campaign.

15 Jan 2018

Horrible carriage, unwieldy crowns: Queen Elizabeth's candid views of coronation and royal jewels

LONDON Speaking for the first time about her coronation 65 years ago, Britain's Queen Elizabeth has revealed how uncomfortable riding in her golden carriage to the ceremony was and how wearing the Imperial State Crown risked "breaking your neck".

Life, 12 Jan 2018

Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dead at 92

Edgar Ray Killen, the preacher and Ku Klux Klansman convicted and sent to prison more than 40 years after he plotted the 1964 slayings of three civil rights activists in the "Mississippi Burning" case, died on Thursday night at the age of 92, Mississippi correction officials said. | Video

13 Jan 2018

Italy's Berlusconi hails Deneuve's 'blessed words' on harassment

ROME Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi hailed French actress Catherine Deneuve on Thursday for defending men accused of sexual harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

11 Jan 2018

YouTube pares back Logan Paul partnership after suicide video post

LOS ANGELES YouTube said Wednesday it is removing popular American vlogger Logan Paul from its Google Preferred platform and putting future projects with him on hold, after Paul posted a video on the platform of a suicide victim in Japan.

11 Jan 2018

Actor Michael Douglas makes pre-emptive move to deny sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas has issued a pre-emptive denial of a sexual misconduct accusation, saying he wanted to get ahead of a potential story being investigated by Hollywood publications.

10 Jan 2018

Actor Franco says sex accusations 'not accurate' but will fix any wrongs

LOS ANGELES Golden Globe winner James Franco said accusations of sexual misconduct made against him on Twitter this week were "not accurate" but said in a television interview that "if I’ve done something wrong, I will fix it."

10 Jan 2018