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R. Kelly's former divorce lawyer seeks $12,000 from singer

CHICAGO — R. Kelly's former divorce lawyer has asked an Illinois judge to order the R&B singer to pay her more than $12,000 in fees.
Ronaldo asks US court to dismiss rape case or OK mediation

Ronaldo asks US court to dismiss rape case or OK mediation

LAS VEGAS — Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers are asking a U.S. judge to dismiss a Nevada woman's lawsuit alleging the soccer star raped her in Las Vegas in 2009 or to order closed-door settlement talks.
Oslo police shoot to stop man driving on sidewalk, 3 injured

Oslo police shoot to stop man driving on sidewalk, 3 injured

COPENHAGEN — An armed Norwegian man stole an ambulance and drove it along a sidewalk in Oslo on Tuesday, injuring two toddlers as police tried to stop him by shooting at the tires and ramming the vehicle.
Final 'Rise of Skywalker' trailer debuts

Final 'Rise of Skywalker' trailer debuts

NEW YORK — The final trailer for the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" debuted Monday night, offering montages of epic cosmic combat and a fleeting glimpse of the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia embracing Daisy Ridley's Rey.
Nyong'o honours her mother for fueling her passion for art

Nyong'o honours her mother for fueling her passion for art

NEW YORK — As Lupita Nyong'o accepted an award from the Harlem School of Arts — and entered the stage to Beyoncé's anthemic hit "Brown Skin Girl" — the actress mainly had two people to thank for fueling her passion for the arts as a child: her parent
Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award

Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. Harvard is set to award the W.E.B.
Springsteen surprises moviegoers at film preview screenings

Springsteen surprises moviegoers at film preview screenings

FREEHOLD, N.J. — Bruce Springsteen surprised moviegoers by introducing his new concert film in his New Jersey hometown.

Tennessee man seen riding atop car has 1 charge dropped

NASHVILLE — A man accused of riding for 20 miles (32 kilometres ) atop a car that sped down a Tennessee interstate has had one of his charges dropped.
Patriots blitz Darnold, Jets 33-0 to remain undefeated

Patriots blitz Darnold, Jets 33-0 to remain undefeated

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Tom Brady set the tone and the New England Patriots' blitz-happy defence took over from there. Bill Belichick's bunch is still undefeated after another absolutely dominant performance.

Hip-hop's Mally Mall pleads guilty in prostitution case

LAS VEGAS — Hip-hop music figure Jamal "Mally Mall" Rashid pleaded guilty Monday to operating a prostitution enterprise disguised as escort businesses, federal prosecutors and his defence attorneys said.