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NEW YORK (AP) — A seven-time champion and the two-time women's winner will defend their titles at the annual hot dog-eating contest on Coney Island. Seventeen men and 13 women will compete Friday in front of a crowd of about 30,000 spectators and a TV audience of about 1 million...
LONDON (AP) — Australian-born entertainer Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for sexual abuse of young girls. Following the sentence pronounced Friday, the 84-year-old now faces the possibility of spending the rest of his life behind bars...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz flutist and New Age music pioneer, has died at the age of 84. Horn's son Marlen said his father died Sunday in Vancouver, British Columbia, after a brief illness. He declined to provide further details. "He passed away very...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld the life sentence for a man who killed two Southern California women three decades ago, including the mother of guitarist Dave Navarro. City News Service says the 2nd District Court of Appeal upheld John Riccardi's sentence...
LONDON (AP) — It may not destroy your soul, but it turns out heavy metal music can be hazardous to your brain. At least in some rare cases. German doctors say they have treated a Motorhead fan whose headbanging habit ultimately led to a brain injury, but that the risk to metal...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For Placido Domingo, opera and soccer go hand in hand. The Spanish tenor has performed during almost every World Cup since 1990 and plans a July 11 concert in Rio de Janeiro, just two days before the city hosts the final game. At a news conference Thursday...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The director of a movie about singer Gregg Allman and two other executives on the project were indicted Thursday on felony charges stemming from a fatal crash in which a freight train plowed into the film's crew in southeast Georgia. A grand jury in rural...
LONDON (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard would like to think fellow Canadian Justin Bieber is noticing her run to the Wimbledon final. After Bouchard won her semifinal Thursday, the 20-year-old was asked whether she thinks pop star Bieber is aware that she's the first tennis player from...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Savage says that when production wrapped on "Boy Meets World" in 2000 after seven seasons, he and his young co-stars were ready to expand their own worlds. "I think at that point all the kids on the show were kind of looking forward to the next step in their...