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The Latest: Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

Leslie Jones

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Bruno Mars has opened the 2017 BET Award dancing and playing in synchronization with his band the Hooligans to a performance of “Perm.” The pop star paused his performance Sunday to fake-chastise the crowd for not ... Read More »

Energetic Bruno Mars opens BET Awards; Migos win

Bruno Mars

An energetic Bruno Mars kicked off the 2017 BET Awards with a fun and funky performance on a night where he could win his first BET Award. The pop star, whose last album was heavily inspired by ’90s R&B, was full of energy Sunday when he sang “Perm” onstage with six of his backup dancers at the Microsoft Theater in ... Read More »

Scott Dixon spoils Penske party to win at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Scott Dixon spoiled Team Penske’s party at Road America. First, his Chip Ganassi Racing team had to fix a faulty fuel cell on the No. 9 Honda that provided nervous moments during warmups Sunday. The payoff came a few hours later when Dixon held off Josef Newgarden after a restart with eight laps to go ... Read More »

Prince Harry once ‘wanted out’ of Britain’s royal family

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry says he once “wanted out” of the British royal family. In an interview published in the Mail on Sunday, the prince said the time he spent in the army was “the best escape I’ve ever had” and that he thought about giving up his title. He said: “I felt I wanted out, but then decided ... Read More »

Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

NEW YORK (AP) — Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former NHL player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot. Publicists for Andrews confirm that the 39-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and “Dancing with the Stars” co-host married Stoll on Saturday, his 35th birthday. People magazine first reported the nuptials. According to the magazine, the wedding was held at sunset in Montana in ... Read More »

Inmate charged in brutal jail beating of Peter Tosh’s son

Jawara McIntosh

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of attacking and seriously injuring the son of late reggae icon Peter Tosh at a New Jersey jail is facing an aggravated assault charge, authorities said. The count against Kyrie Baum stems from a Feb. 21 attack at a county jail that left 37-year-old Jawara McIntosh with traumatic brain injuries and in a ... Read More »

Trumps attend wedding of treasury secretary and actress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin’s) married a Scottish actress. Mnuchin exchanged vows Saturday night with Louise Linton at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. Mrs. Trump wore a pink blush dress and the president was in a tux. Vice President Mike Pence also ... Read More »

Gaga on gay pride: It’s a time to shine light on equality

Lady Gaga

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, a longtime supporter of gay rights, says pride weekend is a time to shine a light on equality. “This weekend is a time for us all to reflect on the importance of tolerance and the importance of bravery and kindness, (and) the importance of us supporting one another,” the pop star said in an ... Read More »

Dior designer celebrates decade at helm at Paris menswear

PARIS (AP) — Celebrating a decade at the creative helm of Dior Homme on Saturday, designer Kris Van Assche held court with Christian Slater, Jamie Bell and Kata Mara at his catwalk collection that paid homage to the iconic Dior suit. Here are some highlights of the spring-summer 2018 menswear collections at Paris Fashion Week. DIOR HOMME It was the ... Read More »

Writer sues Tupac filmmakers, alleges copyright infringement

Tupac Shakur

NEW YORK (AP) — A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the federal lawsuit filed Friday that “All Eyez On Me” borrows from articles he wrote and interviews he did ... Read More »