2 B.B. King daughters allege 2 closest aides poisoned himLAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him.
Las Vegas police homicide detectives are investigating, Lt. Ray Steiber said Monday. He declined to provide...
Faith No More marks return with 1st album in 18 years, tourNEW YORK (AP) — Faith No More bassist Bill Gould likes to think of the band's new record as an aging actress.
"Sure, her body's getting a little older, but she's not afraid to show it; she's still sexy," he said during a recent interview in New York City, where the band played two...
Agent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer'sLOS ANGELES (AP) — Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.
No additional details were provided about the 83-year-old or his care. His son, Tarek Sharif, revealed the diagnosis...
The movies that will keep buzzing after CannesCANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness that the scandal of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where all status...
Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpetCANNES, France (AP) — Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.
For 12 days, major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's...
Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie titleHONOLULU (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.
The Cameron Crowe film starring Bradley Cooper, Rachel...
Rolling Stones kick off 'Zip Code' stadium tour in San DiegoSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego on Sunday with more than two hours of music.
In front of a sold-out crowd at Petco Park, the stalwart foursome rocked hit after hit from their 50-year catalog.
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards,...
Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug chargesLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's federal high court Monday ordered drug agents to release a newly elected senator and suspend its extradition proceedings on 20-year-old drug charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."
It also ordered the withdrawal of armed agents who have...
Egyptian woman arrested over racy music videoCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman who danced in a racy music video that went viral on the internet and referred her to misdemeanor court for "inciting debauchery."
The clip, a low-budget production entitled "Hands Off," or "Sib Eddi" in Egyptian Arabic, contains...
'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekendLOS ANGELES (AP) — The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."
Disney's expensive fantasy adventure essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest .7 million in its first four days in theaters according to Rentrak estimates on...
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, two people familiar with the negotiations.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because of the private nature of the deal talks.
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Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet
CANNES, France (AP) — Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.
For 12 days, major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red... Full story
Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years... Full story
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities... Full story
Biden reassures Iraqi prime minister of US support
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and... Full story