Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge

Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.
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ShowBiz Minute: BET Awards, Flying Wallendas, US Box Office

ShowBiz Minute: BET Awards, Flying Wallendas, US Box Office

Mary J. Blige among big winners at BET Awards; Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square; "Toy Story 4" takes top spot at U.S. box office.
60% of Americans disapprove of President Trump

60% of Americans disapprove of President Trump

A poll by the Associated Press – NORC Center for Public Affairs Research breaks down registered voters feelings toward the President and the large field of Democratic candidates.
Mary J. Blige receives Lifetime Achievement award at BETs

Mary J. Blige receives Lifetime Achievement award at BETs

Mary J Blige, Cardi B, and Ella Mai were the big winners at the BET Awards in Los Angeles, where DJ Khaled performed a tribute to Nipsey Hussle.
AP Top Stories June 24

AP Top Stories June 24

Here's the latest for Monday June 24th: Pompeo looks to build support against Iran; Angry South Bend residents confront Buttigieg; Police officer killed near St. Louis; Flying Wallendas walk high over Times Square.
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Music stars dazzle on BETs blue carpet

Music stars dazzle on BETs blue carpet

Fashion forward looks with Mary J. Blige, Lil Nas X, H.E.R. and others strutting their stuff as they arrive for the BET Awards in LA.
Music elite hits the blue carpet for the BET Awards

Music elite hits the blue carpet for the BET Awards

2 Chainz, H.E.R. and others sparkle on the blue carpet in Los Angeles as they arrive for the BET Awards.
On This Day: 24 June 1916

On This Day: 24 June 1916

In 1916, actress Mary Pickford - America's Sweetheart - signed the first $1 million film contract.
Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall

Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor.
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Moon landing good for business 50 years later

Moon landing good for business 50 years later

When Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, marketers jumped at the chance to sell products. They are at it again in 2019, as the 50th anniversary of the giant leap for mankind approaches.
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Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire

Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire

Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas safely crossed Times Square on a high wire strung between two skyscrapers 25 stories above the pavement. Nik and Lijana Wallenda walked from opposite ends of a 1,300-foot wire on Sunday.
Today in History for June 24th

Today in History for June 24th

Highlights of this day in history: Start of the Berlin blockade during the early Cold War; Boxing champ Jack Dempsey born; Comedian and actor Jackie Gleason of 'The Honeymooners' fame dies.
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AP Top Stories June 2

AP Top Stories June 2

The latest for Sunday, June 23rd: Trump: "not looking for war" with Iran but would be "obliteration" if there is; 11 people dead in Hawaii plane crash; Motorcycle crash victims remembered; Firefighters rescue ducklings with YouTube video
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Today in History for June 23rd

Today in History for June 23rd

Highlights of this day in history: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr. Jonas Salk and TV producer Aaron Spelling die.
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AP Top Stories June 22

AP Top Stories June 22

Here's the latest for Saturday, June 22nd: Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’; Trump postpones nationwide immigration enforcement sweep; 11 aboard skydiving plane killed in Hawaii crash; Miniature nail art of babies in the womb.
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Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation

US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman.
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Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’

Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’

President Donald Trump said Saturday he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned US military aircraft, saying the use of force is "always on the table until we get this solved."
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Byzantine font discovered at Nativity Church

Byzantine font discovered at Nativity Church

A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian officials said on Saturday.
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Today in History for June 22nd

Today in History for June 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: France falls to Nazi Germany on what becomes a day of several key events during World War II; Joe Louis knocks out Max Schmeling in their boxing rematch; Entertainers Judy Garland and Fred Astaire die.
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Special prosecutor to examine Smollett probe

Special prosecutor to examine Smollett probe

A special prosecutor will investigate prosecutors' decision to dismiss charges against actor Jussie Smollett. The attorney for brothers accused of helping Smollett reacted to the news, along with a former judge who asked for the special prosecutor.
Missouri rejects abortion clinic’s license renewal

Missouri rejects abortion clinic’s license renewal

Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order
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Expert: US needs to respond to Iranian actions

Expert: US needs to respond to Iranian actions

A former US military analyst worries delaying a strike action against Iran for downing an unmanned American surveillance drone could embolden Iran to take further strikes against the US or US allies.
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AP Top Stories June 21

AP Top Stories June 21

Here's the latest for Friday, June 21st: Trump calls off Iranian strikes, citing likely deaths; UN chief urges US and Iran to avoid escalation; Massive explosion at Philly plant; Grey seals copy human speech and music.
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Firefighters rescue ducklings with YouTube clip

Firefighters rescue ducklings with YouTube clip

Firefighters in Littleton, Colorado rescued a flock of ducklings from a storm drain Thursday. They used the sound of duck calls played from a cell phone to coax some of the little ones to safety.
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Democratic candidates urge de-escalation on Iran

Democratic candidates urge de-escalation on Iran

Democratic presidential candidates speaking at a Hispanic interest forum in Miami weighed in on the situation in Iran, urging de-escalation.
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