'Infowars' host Jones says his on-air persona not a 'trick'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has testified that he’s sincere in his “Infowars” commentary but acknowledges he also uses satire and comedy on his show. His testimony Wednesday in his child custody case stands...

Gwyneth Paltrow announces 'In goop Health' wellness event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow is hosting her lifestyle brand’s first health event. The actress and Goop.com founder announced Thursday that the inaugural “In goop Health” wellness summit on June 10 will feature appearances by Cameron Diaz, Nicole...
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Sylvia Moy, Motown songwriter and producer, dies at age 78

AP Photo/Stephen Chernin DETROIT (AP) — Motown songwriter Sylvia Moy, who penned or collaborated on several hits by recording stars like Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, has died in suburban Detroit. She was 78. Her brother, Melvin Moy, tells The Associated Press his sister...

Charlie Murphy remembered by fellow comedians at funeral

Dave Chappelle, Cedric the Entertainer and George Lopez were among comedians who gathered to say goodbye to fellow comic Charlie Murphy, who died last week following a battle with leukemia. Cedric the Entertainer posted a photo on Instagram of the group of comedians wearing black...

3 Friars Want Judge To Nix Case In Supervision Of Predator

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Franciscan friars have asked a judge to dismiss criminal charges that they didn’t properly supervise a suspected sexual predator accused of molesting more than 100 children, most at a Pennsylvania high school. The Altoona Mirror...

Former Liberty-Benton superintendent to lead Shawnee

Former Liberty-Benton Superintendent Jim Kanable will be hired as Shawnee Local School District’s next superintendent, according to the Lima News. The Shawnee school board will vote Tuesday on hiring Kanable. He retired from Liberty-Benton at the end of 2016, having been...

Jury Ends Day Of Deliberations In Bundy Ranch Standoff Trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury is back at work in the trial of six men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy’s ranch in April 2014. A court official says jurors began deliberations at 8 a.m....

Celebs, athletes compete in video game event for charity

ATLANTA (AP) — Some popular celebs and athletes will compete in a televised video game event to raise money for charity. Turner Broadcasting System announced Thursday that NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco, NFL running back...

Allison Janney on Broadway, 'The West Wing' legacy and Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Allison Janney recently found comfort in the fact that she shares something special with the late Sir Laurence Olivier. Yes, acting, of course. But also this: panic attacks. The Emmy-winning actress from “The West Wing” and “Mom”...
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Fox stock holds steady following O'Reilly firing

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Shares of Fox News’ parent company, 21st Century Fox, held steady in midday trading Thursday following the firing of longtime and top-rated segment host Bill O’Reilly. Shares were up 30 cents to $30.69 shortly after the market opened. The stock...