Israel honors Patriots owner Kraft amid solicitation case

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is honoring New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with the 2019 Genesis Prize for his philanthropy and commitment to combatting anti-Semitism. Thursday's ga...

Oscar-nominated 'Midnight Cowboy' actress Sylvia Miles dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvia Miles, an actress and Manhattan socialite whose brief, scene-stealing appearances in the films "Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell, My Lovely" earned her two Academy Award nomina...

Patriots' Kraft to receive warm welcome in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who will arrive next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award dubbed by its sponsors as...

Will she flip? Deputies need woman to say she was trafficked

STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff's detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras in her spa's ceiling. He knows she and other women had se...

Kraft's prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a ...

UK's asylum system abuses women's dignity

When Annie* arrived in the UK in 2004 she had no idea where she had landed. She had been trafficked into the country by a woman who had promised to keep her safe. Annie's trafficker, however, forc...

A new 'Les Miserables' heads to TV - no singing along please

NEW YORK (AP) — David Oyelowo kept his distance from the rest of the actors while filming the upcoming six-part retelling of "Les Miserables ." It wasn't personal. Dominic West would...

Fire, ice and puberty: how 'Thrones' characters have grown

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Living in Westeros can really change a person. Those who survived the first seven seasons of "Game of Thrones" have seen their parents, children and even pets stabbed, disemboweled ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 8, the 98th day of 2019. There are 267 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 8, 19...

Ex-reality TV cast member gets 1-year term in fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A former cast member of the reality TV series "Bad Girls Club" was sentenced to a year in prison for stealing the debit card information of a man found dead from a drug overdose in his...

Raffles bicentennial stokes debate in Singapore over colonization legacy

The white polymarble statue of the British statesman Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (main picture) stands tall on the banks of the Singapore river. Raffles landed here on January 28, 1819. 200 ye...

Italy opens probe into death of 'bunga bunga' witness

ROME (AP) — Italy prosecutors have opened an investigation into the death of a Moroccan model who testified in one of the inquiries linked to ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's "bunga bunga" parties. ...

Judge orders accused Ohio vice officer held without bond

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered a vice squad officer in Ohio held without bail on charges of forcing women to have sex with him under threat of an arrest. A federal indictm...

Feds accuse vice officer of forcing women into sex

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawyer for a vice squad officer in Ohio says his client is innocent of charges of forcing women to have sex with him under threat of an arrest. Defense attorn...

NFL aims to handle Kraft case like any other conduct matter

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it will handle the sex solicitation case involving New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft as it would any other issue under the league's conduct policy. ...