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Ex Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez charged with bribery

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez was arrested Thursday on bribery charges linked to the financing of her 2020 campaign, the latest hit to an island with a long histor...

Review: ‘Easter Sunday' is a loving ode to Filipino culture

A boisterous extended clan gathers for a family holiday, launching the requisite arguments, hurt feelings, grudges, inside jokes, laughter, love, reconciliation and lots of eating, plus maybe a car ch...

EPL sets high bar in European soccer, finances and glamor

GENEVA (AP) — The world’s richest soccer league starts a new season in England on Friday as the rest of Europe looks for ways to catch up. Off the field, the English Premier League i...

Taiwan Cultural Ministry announces nature microfilm series ‘Formosa Forevermore’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) announced on Wednesday (Aug. 3) a series of documentaries entitled “Formosa Forevermore,” which is available for viewing on Taiwa...

Warner Bros. axes 'Batgirl,' won’t release $90M HBO Max film

NEW YORK (AP) — In a highly unusual move that rattled Hollywood, Warner Bros. axed the “Batgirl” film planned for HBO Max, opting to shelve the $90 million film as the reorganized studio revamps its a...

Review: 'Thirteen Lives' gets lost in sprawling rescue story

Twenty-seven years ago, Ron Howard's “Apollo 13” saluted men with the right stuff — quiet courage and grace under pressure. This summer, he's returned to that magic number for a similar rescue tale bu...

A decade later, Man United still toils in Ferguson's shadow

Nine years, five permanent managers, $1 billion spent on players and zero Premier League titles. That adds up to a whole lot of bad decisions made by Manchester United as England’s g...

Contreras, Happ stay with Cubs after deadline passes

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras' goodbye turned out to be a bit premature. The Chicago Cubs are keeping their catcher — along with Ian Happ — at least for now after Tuesday's trade ...

Red Sox get Hosmer from Padres; keep Martinez, Bogaerts

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora broke into a smile before Tuesday’s game against the Houston Astros: Baseball’s trade deadline had just passed, and he still had Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers and J.D...

Reds keep shedding veterans, deal Drury, Mahle at deadline

The Cincinnati Reds continued to shed veterans at the deadline, trading their most productive offensive player, Brandon Drury, to the San Diego Padres for a prospect. The Drury trade...

Juan Soto joins long list of young stars gone from Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto had already left Nationals Park after he was traded along with Josh Bell to the San Diego Padres in the biggest deal of deadline day. His face was still everywhere. ...

Oliver Jackson-Cohen charms, mystifies in thriller 'Surface'

Hey, casting agents, listen up. Oliver Jackson-Cohen is interested in lighter roles. That doesn't mean he hasn't enjoyed the darker, sometimes scarier fare he's mostly appeared in throughout the past ...

Review: 'Bullet Train' goes off the rails, but Pitt doesn't

Aboard the speeding locomotive of “Bullet Train” ride at least five assassins, one venomous reptile (a snake on the train), countless glib Guy Ritchie-esque slo-mo action sequences, and one bucket-hat...

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. ...

LEADING OFF: Trade deadline, Soto sweepstakes, deGrom return

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ DEADLINE DAY The Juan Soto sweepstakes come down to the wire, with baseball's 6 p.m. EDT t...