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Suspected drug dealer arrested after hand grenade found in Kaohsiung alley

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A suspected drug dealer in Kaohsiung was arrested Friday (Oct. 10) in Kaohsiung after a grenade was discovered in a fire alley in Sanmin District. A report from the pub...

'Euphoria' star Angus Cloud accidentally overdosed on meth, cocaine, fentanyl, coroner says

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Actor Angus Cloud died in July of an accidental overdose of cocaine, fentanyl and other substances, a Northern California coroner's office said Thursday. Cloud's ...

Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero, known for his inflated forms, has died at age 91

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Renowned Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero, whose depictions of people and objects in plump, exaggerated forms became emblems of Colombian art around the world, ha...

Cash bail disproportionately impacts communities of color. Illinois is the first state to abolish it

CHICAGO (AP) — It took four and a half months for Shannon Ross’ life to unravel. Ross, who describes himself as Indigenous and a person of color, was arrested in Chicago in October 2019 ...

What to stream this weekend: Indiana Jones, 'One Piece,' 'The Menu' and tunes from NCT and Icona Pop

”Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” and the second season debut of the third “Power” spin-off “Power Book IV: Force” are among the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near y...

Dealer gets 10 years in prison in death of actor Michael K. Williams

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City drug dealer was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for providing “The Wire” actor Michael K. Williams with fentanyl-laced heroin, causing his death. I...

'Euphoria' stars Zendaya and Sydney Sweeney post heartfelt tributes to late co-star Angus Cloud

Zendaya has posted a tender tribute to Angus Cloud, her “Euphoria” co-star who died this week at age 25. “I’m so grateful I got the chance to know him in this life, to call him a brother...

Angus Cloud, breakout star of 'Euphoria,' is dead at 25

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angus Cloud, the actor who starred as the drug dealer Fezco “Fez” O'Neill on the HBO series “Euphoria,” has died. He was 25. Cloud's publicist, Cait Bailey, said Clou...

Pee-wee Herman actor and creator Paul Reubens dies from cancer at 70

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Reubens, the actor and comedian whose Pee-wee Herman character — an overgrown child with a tight gray suit and an unforgettable laugh — became a 1980s pop cultural phenomenon, ...

Kuwait executes 5 prisoners, including a man convicted in 2015 Islamic State-claimed mosque bombing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait said Thursday it executed five prisoners, including an inmate convicted over the bombing of a Shiite mosque in 2015 that killed 27 people and was claimed by t...

Movie Review: ‘Joy Ride’ is a cheerfully gross-out comedy that soars, thanks to a terrific cast

If you’re like me, there comes a moment of truth in raunchy film comedies when you decide whether to fully join in the fun — or ride it out on the fence. It often comes in a key early co...

Alan Arkin, Oscar-winning 'Little Miss Sunshine' actor, dies at 89

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Arkin, the wry character actor who demonstrated his versatility in everything from farcical comedy to chilling drama as he received four Academy Award nominations and won an Os...

Hezbollah leader denies reports linking the Iran-backed group to Syria's drug dealer

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group has denounced as "baseless lies" reports that one of Syria’s most well-known drug dealers, who was killed earlier this week in an airstri...

Officials move inmate stuck on US death row for years

CHICAGO (AP) — Prison officials this week moved a former drug dealer convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl off federal death row to serve a life sentence in another prison amid criticism he sh...

For Flatley, Sikora Golden Gloves led to success beyond ring

CHICAGO (AP) — Long before he created “Riverdance” and “Lord of the Dance” and performed before millions of people worldwide, Michael Flatley thought he might make a living dancing around the ring. ...