Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:15:10 +1200
Julian Lennon's environmental books hope to 'empower' kids
NEW YORK (AP) — For Earth Day, Julian Lennon hopes to lay the foundation for a whole new crop of environmentalists. He just has to wait a decade or two before they bloom.The firstborn son of the late John Lennon is the co-author...
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:50:06 +1200
The Latest: Cosby judge puts off ruling on deposition
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local):10 a.m.The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is putting off a decision on whether to allow his lawyers to introduce testimony...
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:25:06 +1200
Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior
NEW YORK (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.Martha Karolyi...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:40:10 +1200
Nobel body: 'unacceptable behavior' not widely known
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An investigation into sexual misconduct allegations at the Swedish body that hands out the coveted Nobel Prize in Literature found Friday that "unacceptable behavior in the form of unwanted intimacy" has...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:55:08 +1200
German theater asks guests to wear swastikas for Hitler play
BERLIN (AP) — A theater in southern Germany is proceeding with plans to open a satirical play Friday about Adolf Hitler's youth in which some patrons will be wearing swastika armbands, despite objections and legal complaints.The...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:25:08 +1200
Ariana Grande releases new song, first since 2017 bombing
NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom.The 24-year-old posted a video of "No Tears Left to Cry" on Instagram on Friday.The emotional song...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:50:08 +1200
Genesis Prize winner Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. actress Natalie Portman, this year's recipient of a prize dubbed the "Jewish Nobel," has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel because of extreme distress over recent events in the country, the Genesis...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:15:11 +1200
Judge to hear arguments about delaying Stormy Daniels case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer is asking a federal judge in Los Angeles to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.U.S. District Judge James Otero is set to...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:11:17 +1200
Heartbreaking images inside Prince's mansion just after he was found dead
Chilling images taken inside Prince's Paisley Park compound moments after his body was found has been released by cops which show bottles of drugs, wads of cash and personal belongings piled up in the compound where he spent his last...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:55:07 +1200
Pacino, De Palma remember 'Scarface' at Tribeca reunion
NEW YORK (AP) — Old "Scarface" friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:50:09 +1200
Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office win
WASHINGTON (AP) — Susette Kelo's Supreme Court case now has a Hollywood ending, just not the one she hoped for.What Kelo wanted when she took her case to the high court more than a decade ago was to get to stay in her little pink...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:40:10 +1200
Cosby lawyers want jurors to hear from accuser's confidante
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week — but they're having trouble getting...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:10:07 +1200
Bette Midler to return to 'Hello, Dolly' for a summer run
NEW YORK (AP) — Bette Midler is not quite ready to say goodbye to her Dolly.The Divine Miss M is returning to the Tony Award-winning revival of "Hello, Dolly!" on July 17 for a six-week run that will close the production on Aug....
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:20:47 +1200
Neville Hopkins: The art scrummaging
This week Wanganui referees hosted Taranaki and international referee Paul Williams who gave some hints on refereeing the scrum, as well as some insights into the more interesting aspects of refereeing Super Rugby.Central to that...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:00:07 +1200
Bono gets new George W. Bush Medal for leadership
DALLAS (AP) — Rock star Bono, frontman for the band U2, has been presented with the first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way.Former President...