Sunday, April 30, 2017

All posts by "Associated Press"

In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Ja Rule attends City Harvest's 23rd Annual Gala, "An Evening of Practical Magic" in New York. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands ...
In this Nov. 7, 2016 file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs during a Hillary Clinton campaign event at Independence Mall in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

BY BROOKE LEFFERTS NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his ...
This April 25, 2017 file photo shows Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins at the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

BY RYAN PEARSON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two months after his “Moonlight” pulled out a last-second, best-picture win at the Oscars, director Barry Jenkins says “it’s time to work.” “You ...
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

BY NICOLE WINFIELD and HAMZA HENDAWI CAIRO (AP) — Military helicopters flew overhead and police fanned out in force Saturday as Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Mass for Egypt’s tiny ...
French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron visits a market in Poitiers, central France, Saturday, April 29 , 2017. (Eric Feferberg/Pool via AP)

BY ANGELA CHARLTON USSEAU, France (AP) — French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among ...
Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro march to the Ramo Verde military prison in Los Teques, outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

BY FABIOLA SANCHEZ and LUIS ALONSO LUGO CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela formally notified the Organization of American States on Friday of its intention to leave the regional body amid ...
In this Feb. 22, 2015, file photo, United Arab Emirates armed forces demonstrate during a military show at the opening ceremony of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

BY JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates is better known for its skyscrapers and pampered luxuries, but its small size belies a quiet expansion ...
In this Saturday, March 11, 2017 file photo, Italian former Premier Silvio Berlusconi arrives to join a demonstration in Milan, Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

MILAN (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi received stitches to his upper lip after falling outside a restaurant where he was celebrating his elder son’s birthday, the news agency ...
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) drives around Utah Jazz's George Hill (3) and Boris Diaw, center, during the first half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 28, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

BY KAREEM COPELAND SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Clippers coach Doc Rivers put it simply when he said Chris Paul willed his team to victory with the season on the ...
Boston Celtics' Gerald Green (30) dunks as Chicago Bulls' Nikola Mirotic, left, and Jimmy Butller watch during the first half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Friday, April. 28, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

BY ANDREW SELIGMAN CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Celtics got hit with a devastating emotional blow just as the playoffs were about to start. They dropped the first two games ...
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