Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

NEW YORK (AP) — A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department's gun licensing bureau says President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses ...

Jonas Mekas, 'godfather' of avant-garde, dies at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Mekas ('MEEK-us) the Lithuanian-born director, critic, patron and poet widely regarded as the godfather of modern American avant-garde film and as an indispensable documenter of ...

Chinese model in derided Dolce & Gabbana ad apologizes

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese model in advertisements for Italian fashion line Dolce & Gabbana that were widely derided in the country has apologized for her appearance in the campaign. ...

It's Barty Party time Down Under, Aussie woman into quarters

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty didn't want to play tennis. Didn't want to watch tennis, or even talk about the sport. She took a break from the tour after the 2014 U.S. Open to explore another ...

Pope puts Sistine choir under aide's eye after scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has put a close aide in charge of the Sistine Chapel Choir following a funding scandal. The Vatican said Saturday that the all-male ensemble, believe...

Noomi Rapace explores the female bodyguard life in 'Close'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Vicky Jewson was looking for women with dangerous jobs to get inspiration for her next project when she came across the name Jacquie Davis. Davis is a bodyguard, a rare pro...

Bounty issued for Taiwanese trio who fled to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau has posted a NT$250,000 (US$8,100) bounty for information leading to the arrest of blogger Su Chen-tuan (蘇陳端), her ...

Taiwanese Canadians vow to track down fugitive blogger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Angry Taiwanese Canadians have formed a Facebook group to track down the whereabouts of Su Chen-tuan (蘇陳端), a blogger better known as Lady Nai Nai (貴婦奈奈), who fled to Canada wit...

Taiwanese blogger, plastic surgeon husband flee to Canada to evade fraud charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Famous Taiwanese blogger Su Chen Tuan (蘇陳端), her cosmetic surgeon husband, and father-in-law have been charged with fraud and have fled to Canada where they are seeking "r...

Owner of famed French Riviera luxury hotel dies at 95

PARIS (AP) — Jeanne Augier, the millionaire owner of a luxury French Riviera hotel appreciated by celebrities and royalty, has died. She was 95. The Hotel Negresco in Nice announced ...

Germany: Man arrested in probe of politicians' hacked data

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a man has been detained in a suspected hacking case that resulted in hundreds of politicians' and celebrities' private information being posted online. ...

Woman sentenced to life as teen in killing wins clemency

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fifteen years after Cyntoia Brown was charged with murder, the woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 is no longer under a li...

Witness's apartment searched in Germany hacking case

BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they have searched the apartment of a witness in their probe of an alleged hacking case that saw hundreds of politicians' and celebrities' private information po...

Off-camera at the Globes with Roberts, Ali, Theron

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It's not only who wins or loses at the Golden Globes, but how stars occupy themselves during the three-hour-plus ceremony and manage to navigate a packed ballroom. ...

No. 1 on the Golden Globes carpet: Statement beauty, bling

NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King sparkled in rose blush by Alberta Ferretti, Nicole Kidman wore a form-fitting liquid oxblood gown by Michael Kors Collection and Sandra Oh wore a couple of standout old Hol...