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LONDON | Meghan’s father Thomas Markle appeals to her to call home

LONDON — Thomas Markle appealed to his daughter Meghan to call home, saying Monday they hadn’t spoken since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. The former actress, now known as the Duchess of Sussex, has ignored his attempts to get in touch, Thomas Markle told ITV. Markle had been scheduled to walk his daughter … Continue reading LONDON | Meghan’s father Thomas Markle appeals to her to call home

LONDON | Megan Markle’s father appeals for her to call home

LONDON — Meghan Markle’s father has appealed to his daughter to call him, saying they hadn’t been in touch since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. Thomas Markle told ITV on Monday that he had been texting his daughter, the Duchess of Sussex, but that she hadn’t responded. Speaking from San Diego, Markle said, … Continue reading LONDON | Megan Markle’s father appeals for her to call home

NEW YORK | Alec Baldwin’s lawyer: Video will clear him in parking clash

NEW YORK — Video will vindicate Alec Baldwin after he was accused of slugging a man in the face in over a parking space, the actor’s lawyer said Monday. Baldwin himself said nothing as he was arraigned on a misdemeanor attempted assault charge and a charge of harassment, a violation, in the latest of his … Continue reading NEW YORK | Alec Baldwin’s lawyer: Video will clear him in parking clash

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: ‘Atrocious’ recording suggests killer used drugs

ANKARA, Turkey— The audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is so “atrocious” that a Saudi intelligence official who heard it speculated that “only someone who took heroin” could carry it out, Turkey’s president was quoted as saying Tuesday. Speaking to journalists on board his plane while returning from World War I commemorations … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: ‘Atrocious’ recording suggests killer used drugs

CLEVELAND | Cleveland Orchestra fires 2 musicians over sexual misconduct

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Orchestra says an independent investigation into sexual misconduct allegations has led to the firing of two prominent musicians. The orchestra on Wednesday announced the dismissals of concertmaster William Preucil and principal trombonist Massimo La Rosa. The orchestra says in a statement that the investigation was conducted after the publication of media … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Cleveland Orchestra fires 2 musicians over sexual misconduct

BOSTON | Boston woman says celebrity chef Batali groped her

BOSTON — A Massachusetts woman says in a lawsuit filed against Mario Batali that the celebrity chef forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017. According to media reports, the suit filed Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston seeks unspecified damages for “severe emotional distress” including anxiety and self-doubt. The suit … Continue reading BOSTON | Boston woman says celebrity chef Batali groped her