‘Chrisley Knows Best’ stars to stand trial in Atlanta

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‘Chrisley Knows Best’ stars to stand trial in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal trial for reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley on charges including bank fraud and tax evasion is set to get underway Monday in Atlanta. The Chrisleys were initially indicted in August 2019 and a new indictment was filed in February of this year. Prosecutors say the stars of "Chrisley Knows Best" submitted false documents to banks to get loans and failed to pay federal […]

Summer Preview: Banana! The Minions expand their empire

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Summer Preview: Banana! The Minions expand their empire

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the movies' biggest stars barely speak a word of English, or any other language for that matter. Sure, you can occasionally hear them say "Banana!" or possibly "Smoochy smoochy!" but most of what they say is gibberish. The Minions may be the world's most popular, and lucrative, foreign language movie stars, even if "Minionese" isn't an officially recognized language. The goggle-wearing yellow ones will […]

No felony charge for man who tackled Dave Chappelle on stage

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No felony charge for man who tackled Dave Chappelle on stage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors say the man who tackled comedian Dave Chappelle during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl will not be charged with any felonies. The district attorney's office said Thursday that 23-year-old Isaiah Lee clearly engaged in criminal conduct, but it did not rise to the level of felony conduct. The case was referred to the city attorney, who prosecutes misdemeanors in Los Angeles. […]

Chili Peppers honor Foo Fighters drummer at Jazz Fest

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Chili Peppers honor Foo Fighters drummer at Jazz Fest

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A cathartic return of music and culture to New Orleans' chief music festival ended its first weekend with the Red Hot Chili Peppers honoring the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins by closing out the show for his band. Hawkins died March 25 and the Foo Fighters bowed out of their slot at the first Jazz Fest since cancelling in 2020 and 2021 because of COVID-19, […]

Bill Murray says his behavior led to complaint, film’s pause

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Bill Murray says his behavior led to complaint, film’s pause

Bill Murray has acknowledged that his behavior towards a woman led to the suspension of production on his latest film. In his first comments about the shutdown of "Being Mortal," Murray on Saturday described the incident as a "difference of opinion" but declined to provide specifics on what transpired, or who it involved. Murray said he did something that he thought was funny but that it wasn't interpreted that way. […]

Incandescent light bulbs being phased out to save energy

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Incandescent light bulbs being phased out to save energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is scrapping old-fashioned incandescent light bulbs. The aim is to speed an ongoing trend toward more efficient lighting that officials say will save households, schools and businesses billion of dollars a year. Rules finalized by the Energy Department will require manufacturers to sell energy-efficient lightbulbs, accelerating a longtime industry practice to use compact fluorescent and LED bulbs that last 25 to 50 times longer […]

The B-52s to launch a US farewell tour this summer

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The B-52s to launch a US farewell tour this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — The quirky dance-pop outfit The B-52s are hitting the road one last time for a final tour this summer that will "Roam" from coast to coast. The band burst onto the New Wave scene in 1979 with songs like "Rock Lobster" and cracked the pop charts in the late '80s with the party classics "Love Shack" and "Roam." Their North American farewell tour will visit 10 […]

Airlines cancel more than 3,500 US flights over weekend

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Airlines cancel more than 3,500 US flights over weekend

Airlines have canceled more than 3,500 U.S. flights this weekend and delayed thousands more, citing bad weather in Florida and other issues. FlightAware, a website that tracks flights, noted major disruptions at several Florida airports, including Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando, as well as Baltimore and other airports around the country. JetBlue, Southwest, Alaska Airlines, Frontier, Spirit and American Airlines were most affected, according to FlightAware. Local news reported storms […]

Potential defense opens up for Heard in Depp libel suit

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Potential defense opens up for Heard in Depp libel suit

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A judge in Virginia has ruled that Johnny Depp's ex-wife, Amber Heard, can argue to a jury that she deserves protection from a libel lawsuit because the article she wrote dealt with a matter of public interest: domestic violence. Depp sued Heard for libel in Fairfax County, Virginia, after The Washington Post published her opinion piece. Depp's lawyers say the article falsely implies she was abused […]

Rick Astley celebrates his 1987 debut album with reissue

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Rick Astley celebrates his 1987 debut album with reissue

NEW YORK (AP) — Most pop stars take some time before they hit the big time, putting out a few albums before one sticks. With Rick Astley, it took just his first song. The album would be 1987's multi-platinum debut "Whenever You Need Somebody," with, of course, that single "Never Gonna Give You Up" that went from radio earworm to internet prank sensation. It's been 35 years since Astley's debut […]

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Chili Peppers honor Foo Fighters drummer at Jazz Fest

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A cathartic return of music and culture to New Orleans' chief music festival ended its first weekend with the Red Hot Chili Peppers honoring the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins by closing out the show for his band. Hawkins died March 25 and the Foo Fighters bowed out of their slot at the first Jazz Fest since cancelling in 2020 and 2021 because of COVID-19, […]

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The B-52s to launch a US farewell tour this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — The quirky dance-pop outfit The B-52s are hitting the road one last time for a final tour this summer that will "Roam" from coast to coast. The band burst onto the New Wave scene in 1979 with songs like "Rock Lobster" and cracked the pop charts in the late '80s with the party classics "Love Shack" and "Roam." Their North American farewell tour will visit 10 […]

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MSP Investigating Wicomico County Homicide

(SALISBURY, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal shooting following the discovery of human remains in Wicomico County. The body of, Craig Polk Jr., 23, of Salisbury, Maryland was discovered earlier this month on the edge of a field near Rockawalkin Road in Salisbury. His body was taken to the Office to the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy and formal identification. His death was ruled […]

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