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Ron Howard to make doc about town devastated by wildfires

Ron Howard to make doc about town devastated by wildfires

PARK CITY, Utah — Director Ron Howard is planning to make a documentary about a Northern California town's attempt to rebuild after a devastating wildfire last year National Geographic Documentary Films announced the project Thursday which will focus
Judge approves changes to Weinstein's legal team

Judge approves changes to Weinstein's legal team

NEW YORK — A judge signed off Friday on changes to the legal team representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape and sexual assault case, allowing the film producer to swap out his bulldog New York City defence attorney for a four-person team that's full
Bryan Singer keeps directing gig following allegations

Bryan Singer keeps directing gig following allegations

NEW YORK — Following an expose that claimed Bryan Singer has seduced and molested several underage men, the film production company Millennium Films on Thursday said it is staunchly supporting the director.
Australia bakes in heat that's sparking fires, taxing grid

Australia bakes in heat that's sparking fires, taxing grid

MELBOURNE, Australia — Scorching heat knocked out power to homes and businesses, raised wildfire risks and sent tennis fans looking for water and shade Friday in Australia's second-largest city, which recorded its hottest day in five years.

Queen urges common ground in remarks seen as Brexit nod

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has urged people to seek "common ground," in remarks widely interpreted as a veiled criticism of the toxic debate surrounding Britain's departure from the European Union.
Trump aides struggle to show some shutdown empathy

Trump aides struggle to show some shutdown empathy

NEW YORK — One White House aide mused that the shutdown was like a paid vacation for some furloughed workers. President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law said employees' "little bit of pain" was worth it for the good of the country.
Video shows brutality of knife attack on helpless inmates

Video shows brutality of knife attack on helpless inmates

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A newly released video shows the brutality of an Ohio inmate's knife attack on four other prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and unable to defend themselves.
Iranian TV anchor says US jailed her as warning

Iranian TV anchor says US jailed her as warning

WASHINGTON — A prominent American-born anchorwoman for Iran's state television says she believes the U.S. government jailed her because of her work as journalist and her beliefs, and as a warning to her to "watch your step.
Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

ERNUL, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say a 3-year-old boy who was missing for two days has been found alive in good health near the home he disappeared from.

Shootings in northwest Georgia leave 4 dead, 1 wounded

ROCKMART, Ga. — Authorities say four people have been killed and one wounded in two shootings in northwest Georgia. News outlets report the Polk County Sheriff's Office says the shootings occurred Thursday night in Rockmart.