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UK's May says Brexit transition period could grow, draws ire

UK's May says Brexit transition period could grow, draws ire

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May stood firm Thursday in the face of stinging domestic criticism, saying the U.K. and the European Union could overcome their "few but considerable" disagreements over Brexit.

Michael Vick's father gets 5 years for drug-ring role

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring.

Actor Bruce Willis sells central Idaho ranch for $5.5M

HAILEY, Idaho — Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million. KTVB-TV reports in a story on Wednesday that's far below the original asking price of $15 million when the home was put up for sale in 2011.
Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis cancelled after tax case

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis cancelled after tax case

BEIJING — The director of "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been cancelled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction on tax evasion charges.
Film of Judy Blume's 'Are You There God?...' in development

Film of Judy Blume's 'Are You There God?...' in development

LOS ANGELES — Judy Blume has at long last agreed to a feature film adaptation of her seminal 1970 young adult novel "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Michael Buble shuts down rumours of retirement from music

Michael Buble shuts down rumours of retirement from music

LOS ANGELES — Michael Buble is shutting down rumours that he's going to retire from music, saying he was misquoted in a recent interview. Buble told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he is not planning on retiring anytime soon. He disputes an Oct.
'Orange Is the New Black' to wrap after next year's season 7

'Orange Is the New Black' to wrap after next year's season 7

LOS ANGELES — "Orange Is the New Black" is fading to black after its upcoming seventh season. Cast members posted a video Wednesday announcing the series' 2019 end, which was confirmed by a Netflix spokeswoman.
New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president

New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A new documentary on massacres by Zimbabwe's military has led to harsh exchanges as the 1980s killings challenge a new president who preaches unity but refuses to apologize for his alleged role in one of the country's deepest wound
California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting. Dr.
Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

NEW DELHI — M.J.