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LOS ANGELES | Cohen’s photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo of himself with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a TV show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation Friday that Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them. Last month, Vice … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Cohen’s photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

LOS ANGELES | DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film “A Wrinkle in Time” crossed the $100 million mark domestically, a first for a black woman. The film got a late-game boost playing as a double feature at drive-in theaters with the record-breaking “Incredibles 2” … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

SAN ANTONIO | Spurs acknowledge relationship with Leonard is fractured

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star forward Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the Spurs. He remains optimistic the relationship can be salvaged. Leonard has requested a trade from San Antonio because he is unhappy after missing most of last season with a right quadriceps injury. Buford would not comment on “speculation” … Continue reading SAN ANTONIO | Spurs acknowledge relationship with Leonard is fractured

LOS ANGELES | ABC orders ‘Roseanne’ spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

LOS ANGELES — ABC, which canceled its “Roseanne” revival over its star’s racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall. ABC ordered 10 episodes of the spinoff after Barr relinquished any creative or financial participation in it, which the network had said was a condition of such … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ABC orders ‘Roseanne’ spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

LOS ANGELES | Paul McCartney ready to release his 17th solo album

LOS ANGELES — Paul McCartney is inviting fans on a musical journey as he prepares to release his 17th solo album. The former Beatle, who turned 76 on Monday, announced on social media on Wednesday that “Egypt Station” will be released on Sept. 7. The title comes from the name of one of McCartney’s paintings … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Paul McCartney ready to release his 17th solo album

LOS ANGELES | Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson are engaged

LOS ANGELES — It’s true, Pete Davidson says: He and Ariana Grande are engaged. The “Saturday Night Live” cast member confirmed their rumored engagement to Jimmy Fallon on NBC’s “Tonight Show.” Fallon put Davidson on the spot Wednesday, telling him he didn’t have to get engaged to the pop star to come on the talk … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson are engaged

LOS ANGELES | Children arriving on border await fate in immigration courts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The little girl wearing pink party shoes topped with bows smiled from her seat in a Los Angeles immigration courtroom. The 7-year-old is happy now that she is worlds away from the violence in her native El Salvador. Gang gunfire once forced her to hit the floor inside her home. She … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Children arriving on border await fate in immigration courts

LOS ANGELES | Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids’ shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop. Apple said Wednesday it has given a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization. The shows will be part of a slate of children’s programming for Apple’s upcoming streaming service. Apple said the long-running “Sesame Street” program, which airs on PBS and … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids’ shows