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'P-Valley' explores Black strip club culture, gay acceptance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Katori Hall first pitched the idea to convert her popular play about Black strip club culture into the television series “P-Valley,” the Pulitzer Prize winner was either quickl...

Donald Glover gets grounded on final season of 'Atlanta'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Glover warned his fellow writers from the first day on “Atlanta” that the show would get canceled for what it was going to attempt. He was wrong. ...

Rapper Mystikal again accused of rape; held without bond

Rapper Mystikal was jailed in Louisiana on Monday, accused of rape more than a year after prosecutors dropped charges that had kept him jailed for 18 months in another part of the state. ...

Harry Styles secures first Mercury Prize nomination

LONDON (AP) — Harry Styles has secured his first Mercury Prize nomination with his third solo album, competing for the British music award with acts like singer-songwriter Sam Fender and rapper Little...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 31-Aug. 6

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 31-Aug. 6: July 31: Actor Don Murray is 93. Jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell is 91. Actor Susan Flannery (“Bold and the Beautiful”) is 83. Actor ...

UK to host 2023 Eurovision after Ukraine ruled too risky

LONDON (AP) — Next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will be staged in Britain, organizers announced Monday, after concluding it is too risky to hold the much-loved pop extravaganza in the designated hos...

Suspect captured in shooting at July 4 parade in Chicago's Highland Park suburb

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., July 4 (Reuters) - Police announced they had captured a suspect in a shooting on Monday that killed six people and wounded more than 36 when a man with a high-powered rifle opened...

Today in History: June 29, first trans-Pacific flight

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 29, the 180th day of 2022. There are 185 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June...

Spirit of Virgil Abloh lives on at Louis Vuitton in Paris

PARIS (AP) — He may have died last November, but Virgil Abloh lived on at Paris Fashion Week Thursday in a high-energy runway spectacular for Louis Vuitton menswear. A Black marching band gave a rousi...

"Recycle Your Bottles" at Starstreet Precinct

Recycle Plastic Bottle and Plant a Tree – Through an Interactive 4-Step Recycling Programme Let's contribute to building the upcycled festive Christmas decorations HONG KONG SAR - Media ...

Disrupters v Dreamers as 2 worlds of golf collide at US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Two worlds of competitive golf collide this week at the U.S. Open. One world seeks to blow up the status quo, posing the largest threat to the PGA Tour in its...

Live updates | Ukraine: Russia still attacking eastern city

KYIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian army says Kyiv’s forces continue to frustrate Russian attempts to take the fiercely contested eastern city of Sievierodonetsk. “The occupiers, with the ...

War rap: In Ukraine, an angry voice for a furious generation

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — From the battlefronts of Ukraine comes rap music — filled with the anger and indignation of a young generation that, once the fighting is done, will certainly never forget and may...

India: Why are Punjab singers under attack by criminal gangs?

Rapper-turned-politician Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly known as Sidhu Moose Wala, was shot and killed by unidentified people on May 29 in a crowded marketplace in Mansa district in Punjab state, a ...

Nightclub needle attacks puzzle European authorities

PARIS (AP) — Across France, more than 300 people have reported being pricked out of the blue with needles at nightclubs or concerts in recent months. Doctors and multiple prosecutors are on the case, ...