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Robber killed in shootout with ex-anchor's husband at motel

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cross-country road trip got derailed for a former CNN anchor and her husband after a would-be robber forced his way into their motel room and a shootout ensued.

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit
Posted: July 01, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Debra Granik met Ron "Stray Dog" Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks.

Oregon judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rape
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 5:03 pm

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanor assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday during a bail hearing.

Jamaica officials, artists hold reggae conference
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 5:03 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Government officials, lawyers and artists participated in a conference Wednesday to hash over ways of giving Jamaica a competitive advantage from reggae, the homegrown music that long ago went global.

Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 5:02 pm

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.

Emmitt Smith, Flo Rida out of Miss USA, Macy's dumps Trump
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 5:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy's department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common on Wednesday: They're the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks about Mexican immigrants.

WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 5:02 pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.

US customs officials recover idol looted from Indian temple
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 3:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. customs officials have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India.

Sci-fi classic 'Left Hand of Darkness' to be an e-book
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 3:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin's classic science fiction novel "The Left Hand of Darkness" will soon be available as an e-book.

Laurence Fishburne to star in 'Roots' miniseries remake
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:02 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurence Fishburne is joining the "Roots" miniseries remake.

TV Land pulls 'Dukes of Hazzard' reruns from its schedule
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — TV Land has dumped "The Dukes of Hazzard."

30th anniversary of 'Future' celebrated at Hollywood Bowl
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:02 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands went back in time as one of the largest movie audiences ever in one place gathered to watch "Back to the Future" at the Hollywood Bowl in a celebration of the film's 30th anniversary.

Lionsgate, Hasbro bet on 'Monopoly' movie
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:02 pm

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Uncle Pennybags is going to Hollywood.

Documentary film about Market Basket dispute nears release
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 1:00 pm

BOSTON (AP) — One of the most remarkable work stoppages in U.S. labor history will soon be the subject of a documentary film.

'Ballers' looks at humor, drama in the lives of pro athletes
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 12:01 pm

MIAMI (AP) — Omar Benson Miller spent three seasons on "CSI: Miami," but only this past year did he get a chance to film a television show in South Florida.

Jim Caviezel to receive award from Jimmy Stewart Museum
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 12:01 pm

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — Jim Caviezel is being honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart.

Report: Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romantic tie
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 11:01 am

MADRID (AP) — Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel Preysler, the former wife of singer Julio Iglesias and mother of Enrique Iglesias.

Vintage seaplane stranded near Gulf beach during movie shoot
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 11:01 am

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — A World War II-era seaplane is foundering in the surf on the northern Gulf Coast after a mishap during filming.

Rolling Stones exhibition to open at London gallery in 2016
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 9:01 am

LONDON (AP) — They're more accustomed to stadiums, but the Rolling Stones are coming to a London art gallery.

Broadway's 'On the Town' welcomes 3 special stars
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 8:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — If theatergoers at Wednesday's matinee of "On the Town" take special attention, they'll get to see the Broadway debut of three special teenagers.

Kim Kardashian says sexy selfies can be empowering
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 7:02 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The big reveal from Kim Kardashian's guest turn for San Francisco's revered Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night? She was wearing maternity Spanx under her black designer dress to conceal cellulite, not her pregnant belly.

Israeli court rules Kafka works to go to National Library
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 6:00 am

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has stripped an Israeli family of a collection of Franz Kafka manuscripts, ruling that they be transferred to the country's National Library.

Tuesday 06/30/2015
Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:00 am

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. "This world is full of sin. It needs to be bathed in blood," the instructor replies, nurturing seeds of doubt that will eventually lead the young man to turn away from violence.

Kim Kardashian says use of selfies can be empowering
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 4:01 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kim Kardashian says the large number of selfies she posts on social media empowers her to control her public image, but also contributes to her being viewed by some merely as a sexual object.

Trump files $500 million lawsuit as pageant woes mount
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — As fallout built over Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico, the Republican presidential candidate answered back with legal action to match his trademark brashness, filing a $500 million lawsuit.

Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday — the first African-American woman to reach that status in the company's 75-year history.

No bail for Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape charge
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the victim with messages that included suicide threats and apologies.

Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 8:03 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood.

Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with him and Mexico announced it won't be sending a contestant to the Miss Universe contest, which he partly owns.

Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson's son dies in Mississippi
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 8:03 pm

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an attorney said Claud Johnson kept the gravel truck he had driven for years — a reminder of the hard work that guided his own life.

Review: In Winehouse doc 'Amy,' celebrity is the villain
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Asif Kapadia's Amy Winehouse documentary "Amy" is a slow, tragic zoom out. It begins with the intimacy of home movies and ends in far-away paparazzi footage. Our VIP access has been revoked.

Donna Karan stepping down as chief designer for her company
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 8:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic foundation.

Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck say they're getting divorce
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 8:03 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As regulars at a local farmer's market, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and their three young children looked like the perfect Hollywood family.

Canadian government approves Cirque du Soleil sale
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 8:03 pm

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Canadian government has approved the sale of Cirque du Soleil to a group headed by a U.S. private equity firm and its Chinese partners.

Ted Cruz turns 'Simpsons' jobseeker; he'll take any part
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 8:03 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he's got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons."

Cheryl Burke, Thomas Roberts won't host Miss USA
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The Miss USA pageant has lost all of its co-hosts.

US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 5:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court panel said Tuesday.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they're getting divorced
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 5:03 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

Nielsen's top programs for June 22-28
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 3:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 3:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network.

Bon Jovi's politics: Cash for Clinton, music for Christie
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 3:01 pm

LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) — Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey.

David Hackett Fischer wins $100K award for military writing
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 2:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Historian David Hackett Fischer has won a $100,000 award for military writing.

Fox News launching real estate program
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 2:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, HGTV. Fox News Channel is getting into the real estate television business.

Carlos Slim's Ora TV latest company to dump Trump
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 2:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim says it will scrap a project it was developing with real estate mogul Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants.

Jessica Hecht, Adam Kantor to star in 'Fiddler on the Roof'
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor have been cast opposite Broadway's next Tevye.

'Glee'-type music contest crowns winners in New York City
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old New Yorker math and science whiz and an 18-year-old Californian who will study musical theater in college have won top honors at the National High School Musical Theater Awards.

UK: Royal Opera defends 'distressing' rape scene after boos
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Opera says it's sorry for causing distress but the show will go on after a rape scene in "Guillaume Tell" sparked boos and walkouts.

Mexico won't send contestant to Miss Universe
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's national beauty pageant director confirms the country won't send a contestant to the Miss Universe contest because of insulting remarks by Donald Trump, an owner of the pageant.

Bella Thorne helps kick off MTV's 'Scream' adaptation
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Bella Thorne has advice for anyone being chased by a villain in a horror film:

Review: Gralton's story told in elegant 'Jimmy's Hall'
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 12:02 pm

Jimmy Gralton is not a name you've likely heard before.

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