Arts and entertainment

Dave Limp, senior vice president for Amazon devices & services, talks about Echo Buds, the tech company's new wireless earbuds product, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, during an event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 25, 2019 - 7:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants Alexa everywhere. The online shopping giant said Wednesday that it will soon start selling wireless earbuds, finger rings and prescription eyeglasses with its Alexa voice assistant built in. The goal: Get Alexa outside the home and wherever customers are. "You can have...
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This combination of file photos shows from left to right, Maluma, J Balvin and Daddy Yankee. The popular Latin performers are lashing out at the Latin Grammys for dismissing them and other musicians from the reggaeton and Latin trap world in the top categories at its upcoming awards show. The Latin Grammys announced the nominees for its 2019 show Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, and the major categories didn’t include performers like Balvin, Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, Nicky Jam, Maluma or Ozuna though the stars have dominated the music world. The Latin Recording Academy said in a statement that they “hear the frustration and discontent.” (Invision/AP, Files)
September 25, 2019 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Popular Latin performers such as J Balvin, Daddy Yankee and Maluma are lashing out at the Latin Grammys for dismissing musicians from the reggaeton and Latin trap world in the top categories at its upcoming awards show. The Latin Grammys announced the nominees for its 2019 show...
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French journalist Sandra Muller gives a press conference, in Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. A Paris court has ruled that the woman who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement must pay 20,000 euros ($22,000) in damages and fees for defaming the man she accused of harassment. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 25, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — A Paris court ruled on Wednesday that the woman who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement must pay 20,000 euros ($22,000) for defaming the man she accused of harassment. French journalist Sandra Muller said she fears the message of the decision is "be quiet." Muller...
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Model Bella Hadid wears a creation as part of the Mugler Ready To Wear Spring-Summer 2020 collection, unveiled during the fashion week, in Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 25, 2019 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — There were quirks and provocations galore at the second major day of Paris Fashion Week collections, as John Galliano showed why he's still a creative force to be reckoned with — and model Bella Hadid stunned front row guests. Here are some highlights of Wednesday's spring summer 2020...
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September 25, 2019 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern and Sam Neill will reprise their "Jurassic Park" roles in the upcoming "Jurassic World 3." Their castings were announced Tuesday night by executive producer and director Colin Trevorrow at a screening of "Jurassic World" attended by Dern. While Goldblum's...
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September 25, 2019 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jann Wenner will retire next year as chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation in New York. Wenner announced Wednesday that he will step down on Jan. 1. The co-founder and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine is one of the founding members of the Rock and Roll Hall of...
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FILE - This May 20, 2006 file photo shows Placido Domingo acknowledging applause after performing at the Metropolitan Opera Gala honoring general manager Joseph Volpe in New York. Domingo has agreed to withdraw from all future performances at the Metropolitan Opera following accusations of sexual harassment made by women in a pair of reports by The Associated Press. The 78-year-old classical music star had been scheduled to sing the title role in the season debut of Verdi's "Macbeth" on Wednesday night, which would have been his first performance in the United States since the reports. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
September 24, 2019 - 11:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera announced Tuesday that Plácido Domingo had agreed to withdraw from his slate of scheduled performances at the opera house following allegations of sexual harassment made by multiple women in two Associated Press stories. The opera legend indicated that he...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo, Linda O'Leary and Kevin O'Leary arrive at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Linda O'Leary, the wife of "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary, has been charged with careless operation of a vessel in a fatal boat crash in Canada, authorities said Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 24, 2019 - 9:27 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The wife of "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary has been charged with careless operation of a vessel in a fatal boat crash in Canada, authorities said Tuesday. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Carolle Dionne said 56-year-old Linda O'Leary of Toronto is scheduled to appear in court on Oct...
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September 24, 2019 - 6:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Data-measurement firm Comscore has settled fraud charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will pay a $5 million penalty. Its former CEO, Serge Matta, will also pay $700,000 and give Comscore back $2.1 million from his pay and sales of company stock. He is also barred...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Joker," in theaters on Oct. 4. Alarmed by violence depicted in a trailer for the upcoming movie “Joker,” some relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting asked distributor Warner Bros. on Tuesday to commit to gun control causes. Twelve people were killed in the suburban Denver theater during a midnight showing of the Batman film, “The Dark Knight Rises,” also distributed by Warner Bros. (Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
September 24, 2019 - 6:34 pm
DENVER (AP) — Alarmed by violence depicted in a trailer for the upcoming movie "Joker," some relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting asked distributor Warner Bros. on Tuesday to commit to gun control causes. Sandy Phillips' daughter, Jessica Ghawi, was one of 12 people killed...
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