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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson announces upcoming concerts at the London O2 Arena in London. The estate of Michael Jackson is objecting to the airing Thursday night of an ABC TV special on the end life of the late King of Pop. The estate said in a statement Wednesday, May 23, 2018, that “The Last Days of Michael Jackson” is not approved by Jackson’s heirs, and will most likely violate their intellectual property rights. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
May 23, 2018 - 8:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson is objecting to an ABC TV special on the end of the King of Pop's life, calling it a crass attempt to exploit Jackson without respect for his legacy or children. The estate said in a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday that "The Last Days...
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Jeff Gordon speaks to the media after being named to the 2019 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 23, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon didn't give much thought to NASCAR while racing sprint cars in Indiana as a teenager. He was too busy trying to get into open wheel racing. But when Gordon's career stalled, he headed South to try his hand at stock car racing and went on to win 93 Cup races —...
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This image provided by the Linden (N.J.) Police Department shows Lenny Dykstra. Police say former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his New Jersey Uber driver’s head when the driver declined to change the trip’s destination. Linden police say Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday, May 23, 2018 outside police headquarters after the driver stopped and ran out of the car. (Linden (N.J.) Police Department via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 6:04 pm
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to the head of an Uber driver when the driver declined to change the trip's destination, police said the driver told them Wednesday. Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday outside Linden police headquarters after the driver stopped and...
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May 23, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian and Food Network host Josh Denny is calling his tweets using the N-word and comparing use of "straight white male" to the racial slur as "very incendiary," but he says he's not sorry. The host of "Ginormous Food" appeared on Van Lathan's podcast "The Red Pill" on Tuesday...
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May 23, 2018 - 4:55 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge that he spat on an Uber driver last year in Seattle. The Seattle Times reports ( https://bit.ly/2s3scWE ) the 52-year-old "Deadliest Catch" star pleaded guilty Wednesday. Under the plea deal, a property...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2012, file photo, Takuma Sato, right, of Japan, spins in the first turn under Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, on the final lap of IndyCar's Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Coming close in a potentially life-changing race doesn't really matter. It's how these drivers handle the situation when they return to Indy. (AP Photo/Bill Friel, File)
May 23, 2018 - 4:38 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato learned a tough, painful lesson from his spectacular final lap crash at the 2012 Indianapolis 500. Eventually, it paid dividends. The Japanese driver believes he might not be the defending Indy winner heading into Sunday's race had it not been for the ill-fated...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses in the press room with her awards for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series and outstanding comedy series for "Veep" at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is being honored with the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for a lifetime in comedy. The veteran actress and comedian will be the 21st recipient of the Twain prize. The Kennedy Center announced her selection Wednesday and she will be celebrated at a gala event on October 31. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
May 23, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is being honored with the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for a lifetime in comedy. The veteran actress and comedian will be the 21st recipient of the Twain prize. The Kennedy Center announced her selection Wednesday and she will be celebrated at a gala event...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, conservative commentator Tomi Lahren attends Politicon in Pasadena, Calif. Lahren says she is disheartened and embarrassed that a patron threw water on her at a Minneapolis restaurant but says "I can handle it." The Fox News Channel contributor spoke Wednesday, May 23, 2018 on "Fox & Friends" about the weekend incident. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP, File)
May 23, 2018 - 2:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren says she is disheartened and embarrassed but not broken after a patron threw water on her at a Minneapolis restaurant. The Fox News contributor told the channel's "Fox & Friends" Wednesday that she was eating Sunday brunch with her parents...
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May 23, 2018 - 11:32 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former NFL football player is suing Michigan State University, saying his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation. Keith Mumphery was not charged with a crime. But he says his NFL career was ruined after his 2016 expulsion from...
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Kansas City Royals' Abraham Almonte, center, looks back as he scores a run, between St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Greg Holland and catcher Francisco Pena, right, during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 22, 2018 - 11:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each homered and Jason Hammel earned his first victory of the season as the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Tuesday night. Hammel (1-5) has been winless in his previous 13 starts dating back to his last win Sept. 6, 2017. Hammel...
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