TV actor Dustin Diamond to testify during trial over brawlPORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — TV actor Dustin Diamond is expected to testify about what happened during a barroom scuffle outside of Milwaukee.
The 38-year-old Diamond, who played Screech in the 1990s show "Saved by the Bell," is accused of stabbing a man on Christmas Day in Port...
Suge Knight returns to court to try to dismiss murder caseLOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer argues that a murder case against the former rap music mogul should be dismissed because one of the men he allegedly ran over earlier this year didn't identify him in court.
Attorney Matt Fletcher contends in a motion filed before a...
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC eventNEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.
The rock icons attended...
Gordon-Levitt has high hopes for impact of 'Snowden'LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has big expectations for the impact of "Snowden."
The 34-year-old actor wrapped filming earlier this month on the Oliver Stone thriller about former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, whose 2013 leaks to the media revealed the...
Hulu pulls '19 Kids' after allegations against Josh DuggarNEW YORK (AP) — Hulu has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.
Although the streaming-video service didn't confirm removal of the...
Aretha plans memorial for father, brother at Detroit churchDETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is planning a memorial to her father and brother at a Detroit church that will include gospel music and a soul food buffet.
The event called "Aretha Franklin Presents a Memorial for Rev. C.L. Franklin & Rev. Cecil Franklin" is set to take place June 7 at...
Demi Lovato is the face of mental health in new campaignLOS ANGELES (AP) — When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved.
"Growing up, I felt very, very depressed," she said. "Even though I was playing concerts and living out my dream, I couldn't tell you why I was upset."
After a family intervention, she...
Debut of 'Daily Show With Trevor Noah' set for Sept. 28NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central says Sept. 28 will be opening night for Trevor Noah as the new host of "The Daily Show."
The 31-year-old South African comedian will be stepping into the job held by Jon Stewart since 1999.
The previously announced departure date for Stewart is Aug. 6....
IMAX plans Hong Kong IPO for China unitHONG KONG (AP) — IMAX plans to sell shares of its China unit in Hong Kong as it seeks to accelerate its expansion in the fast-growing Chinese movie market.
The Canadian maker of widescreen cinemas filed an application Thursday with the stock exchange for the initial public offering of...
Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LALOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Young on Thursday ended Lohan's probation in a reckless driving case, closing the last of a series of LA criminal cases that have dogged the actress...
Ruble rebound threatens 'Made in Russia' industry revival
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's ruble is on a roller-coaster. After being the world's second worst-performing currency against the dollar last year, it is among the best in 2015.
That will help keep a leash on inflation, to the relief of... Full story
THE LATEST: Sierra Leone thanks FIFA for support amid Ebola
ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:
FIFA delegate Iesha Johansen of Sierra Leone has given a moving statement of thanks to FIFA, President Sepp Blatter, the English soccer delegation and others for their financial and... Full story
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey... Full story
India's heat wave tests water supply; death toll over 1,800
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Dizzying temperatures caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weekslong heat wave to at least 1,826, officials said... Full story
Nigerians celebrate as Muhammadu Buhari takes over
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises at the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls.
As Buhari... Full story