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NEW YORK | Debby Ryan, Twenty One Pilots drummer Josh Dun are engaged

NEW YORK — Actress Debby Ryan and Twenty One Pilots drummer Josh Dun are engaged. Both Ryan and Dun announced their engagement on social media Saturday. The 30-year-old Dun proposed to the 25-year-old Ryan in a treehouse in New Zealand. Dun posted a photo of himself proposing on one knee before a shocked Ryan. He … Continue reading NEW YORK | Debby Ryan, Twenty One Pilots drummer Josh Dun are engaged

PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo parliament votes to form new army, angering Serbia

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army, angering Serbia which warns the move would threaten peace in the war-scarred region. The 120-seat parliament on Friday voted with all present 107 lawmakers in favor of passing three draft laws to expand an existing 4,000 Kosovo Security Force and turn … Continue reading PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo parliament votes to form new army, angering Serbia

IRVING, Texas | Tony Clark’s contract as head of MLBPA extended through 2022

IRVING, Texas — Tony Clark’s contract as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association was extended through 2022, a year past the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement with MLB. The former All-Star first baseman became executive director after previous union head Michael Weiner died in 2013, and Clark led negotiations for … Continue reading IRVING, Texas | Tony Clark’s contract as head of MLBPA extended through 2022

LONDON | With child coming, it’s off to the suburbs for Harry, Meghan

LONDON — Like many a couple before them, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are moving to the suburbs ahead of the anticipated birth of their first child. Kensington Palace said Saturday that Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will move from Kensington Palace in central London to Frogmore Cottage, a house on the … Continue reading LONDON | With child coming, it’s off to the suburbs for Harry, Meghan

SEOUL, South Korea | NKorea says it has tested new “high-tech tactical” weapon

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of “a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon,” the nation’s state media reported Friday, though it didn’t describe what sort of weapon it was. It didn’t appear to be a nuclear or missile-related test, a string of which last year had many … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | NKorea says it has tested new “high-tech tactical” weapon

LOS ANGELES | Meg Ryan announces engagement to John Mellencamp

LOS ANGELES— Here’s a ditty about John and Meg. Singer John Mellencamp and actress Meg Ryan are getting married. The 56-year-old announced her engagement to the 67-year-old musician on Instagram . “ENGAGED!,” is what she wrote. The post included a drawing of what appears to be the two holding hands. He’s also holding a guitar. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Meg Ryan announces engagement to John Mellencamp

NEW YORK | Gwyneth Paltrow posts photo of matching wedding bands

NEW YORK — It appears Gwyneth Paltrow married “Glee” co-creator Brad Falchuk over the weekend. The actress posted a photo on Instagram of two hands wearing matching wedding bands, appearing to confirm reports of a wedding. There was no caption to go along with the photo. Her publicist has not returned an email seeking comment. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Gwyneth Paltrow posts photo of matching wedding bands

JOHANNESBURG | US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

JOHANNESBURG — A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces came under attack in southern Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said Saturday. The airstrike was carried out in self-defense on Friday about 50 kilometers (31 miles) northwest of the port city of Kismayo, the U.S. statement said. Two other … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

SEOUL, South Korea | Moon’s traveling entourage includes CEOs, ‘Korean Beyonce’

SEOUL, South Korea — The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea’s largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the “Korean Beyonce.” President Moon Jae-in’s office said the 52-member “special” entourage will help promote civil exchanges and engagement with younger Koreans. Some experts … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Moon’s traveling entourage includes CEOs, ‘Korean Beyonce’

LOS ANGELES | ‘The Bachelorette’ makes choice, and its Garrett Yrigoyen

LOS ANGELES  — “The Bachelorette” has chosen. Becca Kufrin celebrated her engagement to Garrett Yrigoyen, capping Monday’s two-hour finale on ABC following the usual tears and drama. It came down to Yrigoyen and Blake Hortsmann. She told Hortsmann he made her “hopeful again” and knew he’d be a partner and teammate. But she thought there … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘The Bachelorette’ makes choice, and its Garrett Yrigoyen

Singer Ed Sheeran announces engagement on Instagram

January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-Ed Sheeran has announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. The Grammy-winning singer posted a picture of the two on his Instagram page Saturday morning saying the two got engaged right before the new year. He said they are “very happy and in love” and that their “cats are chuffed as well.” Sheeran … Continue reading Singer Ed Sheeran announces engagement on Instagram

Gwyneth Paltrow announces engagement on Goop magazine cover

LOS ANGELES /January 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Gwyneth Paltrow is engaged to television writer-producer Brad Falchuk. The 45-year-old actress and lifestyle guru announced the engagement Monday morning with an Instagram preview of them embracing in a black and white photo on the cover of Goop magazine. She used a diamond ring emoji as the caption. … Continue reading Gwyneth Paltrow announces engagement on Goop magazine cover

Prince Harry, actress Meghan Markle to wed next year

LONDON/November 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle in the spring, royal officials announced Monday, confirming months of speculation. Markle, a humanitarian campaigner and lifestyle blogger who succeeded in show business before falling for Harry, will become a senior member of the royal family … Continue reading Prince Harry, actress Meghan Markle to wed next year