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HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) — Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond. The acclaimed British director of "Skyfall" and "SPECTRE" says it's "time for someone else" to take the helm of the long-running spy series. Mendes told an audience Saturday at the Hay Festival of literature in...
MADRID (AP) — Seven people suspected of being involved in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth more than 25 million euros ($27.8 million) have been arrested, Spanish police said Saturday. The owner of the artworks reported the thefts of the...
ROME (AP) — Giorgio Albertazzi, a theater and film actor and director famed especially for playing, well into old age, the emperor's role based on "Memories of Hadrian," has died in his native Tuscany, Italy. His family and Premier Matteo Renzi's office announced the 92-year-old...
NANCHANG, China (AP) — China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, has opened an entertainment complex it's positioning as competition for Disney and its $5.5 billion Shanghai theme park opening next month. Wanda executives unveiled their $3 billion "Wanda City...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York Police Commissioner William Bratton's recent comments, where he labeled rappers as thugs following a multiple shooting at a hip-hop concert (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Police Commissioner William Bratton says he meant his comments about "...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Glee" star Mark Salling has been charged with two counts of child pornography. Federal prosecutors announced Friday that Salling was charged with one count of receiving a video and still photo of child porn and a second of possessing two videos...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and hip-hop icon Darryl "DMC" McDaniels says the New York police commissioner's recent comments — where he labeled rappers as thugs following a shooting at a hip-hop concert — is disrespectful and that the commissioner should apologize...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before starting work on the next "Transformers" film, Josh Duhamel is lending his star power to help disabled veterans. Duhamel is supporting a campaign that provides smart homes for injured American veterans, and he's encouraging others to do the same. The 43...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An annual art auction in Tehran drew record sales of $7.4 million Friday, a sign of Iran's emerging arts market that buyers hope will be buoyed by the recent nuclear deal with world powers. The sale at Tehran's high-end Azadi Hotel — the former Hyatt near...
LONDON (AP) — Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell again in May but look set to rise in the months...
CHICAGO (AP) — Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says President Vladimir Putin's planned trip to China will give powerful...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says President Vladimir Putin's planned trip to China will give powerful...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro just over two months away, Olympic...