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Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64thPrimetime Emmy Awards, left, hostJimmy Kimmel, center,and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:55:40 -0400
San Francisco filmmaker won't face criminal charges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A well-regarded San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:59:53 -0400
Japan princess misses school for a month for health reasons

In this Aug. 11, 2016 photo, Japan's Princess Aiko, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, arrives at the venue for a national ceremony on Mountain Day, in Matsumoto, central Japan. Palace officials said Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 the 14-year-old Princess Aiko has been staying home since Sept. 26, after complaining of stomach problems and dizziness attributed to fatigue from studying for exams and practicing for an athletic event at her junior high school. (Kyodo News via AP)TOKYO (AP) A granddaughter of Japan's Emperor Akihito is not feeling well and has missed school for a month.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:07:15 -0400
Man arrested outside Miranda Kerr's home charged with mayhem

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016 file photo, Miranda Kerr arrives at the Warner Music Group Grammy Awards After Party at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday, Oct. 25, charged Shaun Anthony Haywood, a 29-year-old native of Brisbane, Australia, with three felony charges including attempted murder after he was shot and arrested outside Kerrs Malibu home on Oct. 14, after he slashed a security guard with a knife. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles prosecutors have charged an Australian man in an attack on a security guard outside supermodel Miranda Kerr's home earlier this month.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:33:06 -0400
Justin Timberlake's ballot selfie highlights mixed laws

In this Feb. 9, 2016, photo, provided by Bill Phillips, of Nashua, N.H., Phillips takes a selfie with his marked election ballot. The secrecy of the voting booth may soon be a thing of the past. Ballot selfies, where people use smartphones to photograph and share their marked ballots online, are becoming more common, as voters young and old look to share their views with family, friends and the world. But what they don't realize is they may be breaking the law, depending on where they live. (Bill Phillips via AP)Now even Justin Timberlake has been forced to deal with the question of whether a ballot selfie is legal.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:25:43 -0400
San Francisco filmmaker won't face criminal charges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:23:17 -0400
Colson Whitehead novel a Carnegie medal finalist

NEW YORK (AP) Colson Whitehead's novel, "The Underground Railroad," is up for another literary award, this one presented by the American Library Association.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:02:50 -0400
The Latest: Filmmaker won't be charged in homicide

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Latest on a San Francisco filmmaker who was arrested in connection with a fatal shooting (all times local):

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:44:07 -0400
Trump: 'No interest' in Trump TV; campaign debuts show

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)NEW YORK (AP) Donald Trump said Tuesday he has no interest in a "Trump TV" media venture should he lose the election, a notion that has persisted this week after a television-like alternative to the network nightly news programs began streaming on his Facebook page.

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:32:35 -0400
Beatty becomes first US author to win Man Booker Prize

US author Paul Beatty poses at a photocall in London on October 24, 2016Paul Beatty has became the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout", which the novelist said should not be read as a "mono-directional" take on race. The jury behind the world's most prestigious English-language literary award said the novel was a "shocking and unexpectedly funny" portrayal of Beatty's native Los Angeles, using satire to explore racial equality in a fictional neighbourhood. Beatty said readers should think of the novel as a work of fiction rather than solely focusing on race.

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:49:29 -0400
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