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Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters

Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city's Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighbourhood , news outlets reported.
Willie Nelson's July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era

Willie Nelson's July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era

SPICEWOOD, Texas — Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual. Fans can tune in to the nearly 50-year-old music bash Saturday via luck.
Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce

Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce

NEW YORK — Grammy-winning singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce. Representatives for both singers confirmed the news Friday to The Associated Press.
Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrest

Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s prime minister on Friday said dissidents he recently extended an offer of peace have “taken up arms” in revolt against the government in a week of deadly unrest that followed the killing of a popular singer.

Investigator says Canadian pilot impaired by fumes in Sydney crash

CANBERRA, Australia — A Canadian seaplane pilot was impaired by carbon monoxide fumes from engine exhaust when he flew off course and crashed into a river near Sydney in 2017 with the loss of six lives, a crash investigator said Friday.
Reopening strategist Castex named new French prime minister

Reopening strategist Castex named new French prime minister

PARIS — The new French prime minister appointed Friday said he feels ready to face the key challenge of reviving France's economy following the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic and a two-month nationwide lockdown.
Turkey: Khashoggi's fiancee appears at absent Saudis' trial

Turkey: Khashoggi's fiancee appears at absent Saudis' trial

ISTANBUL — The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi told a Turkish court Friday that the Washington Post columnist was lured to his death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul through “a great betrayal and deception,” and she asked that all persons responsible fo

Exclusiva AP: Prince Royce tiene COVID, y algo que decir

NEW YORK — Prince Royce dice que un diagnóstico de COVID-19 lo hizo despertar, y ahora quiere que otros despierten también.
Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

LOS ANGELES — The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic thriller “Songbird,” saying the filmmakers have not been up-front about safety measures and had not signed the proper agreements for th

21 Savage launches free online financial program for youth

LOS ANGELES — Rapper 21 Savage will be launching a free online financial literacy education program for youth sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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