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Polish justice minister revives Polanski extradition drive

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 3:10am

Poland's justice minister on Tuesday revived an effort to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted in a nearly 40-year-old case involving sex with a minor.

Pueblo shield withdrawn from Paris artifacts auction

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 4:01pm

A French auction house withdrew a Pueblo shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts Monday after protests from the United States.

Elton John doesn't see Putin, hopes for future meeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 3:20pm

Elton John regrets he didn't get to meet President Vladimir Putin during his current trip to Moscow, but says he's looking forward to meeting the Russian leader in the future to discuss LGBT issues.

Prince Charles in Romania to travel to Transylvania

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:40pm

Britain's Prince Charles has returned to Romania where he has a charity that promotes skills and training in rural Transylvania.

Bookkeeper sentenced for stealing from ex-'SNL' cast member

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 11:40am

A bookkeeper who stole $234,500 from former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Joe Piscopo has been sentenced in New Jersey to three years in prison.

After Gamergate, female video game developers on the rise

Natalie Pompilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:21am

Students from an all-female arts college in Philadelphia attended a conference for video game developers last year and, without even trying, they stood out.

Romania: tiny percentage of funds needed for statue raised

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:00am

Romania's public has donated less than 3 percent of funds needed to purchase a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's finest modern artworks, the prime minister said Monday.

Prince Philip to miss Battle of Jutland event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:50am

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has decided to follow medical advice and skip upcoming commemorations to mark the Battle of Jutland.

Spain's Prado unveils major exhibit of Dutch master Bosch

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:20am

It may not be the most suitable exhibit for the squeamish but the Prado Museum's 500th anniversary display of the most and best of Dutch Renaissance master Hieronymus Bosch is definitely a must for art lovers, and maybe gore freaks too.

Johnny Depp's daughter defends him after abuse allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 2:40pm

Johnny Depp's 17-year-old daughter has defended him after his wife raised allegations of domestic abuse.

Sam Mendes: It's time for a new James Bond director

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 2:40pm

Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond.

Iran arrest 8 people for making 'obscene' music videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 1:30pm

An online report in Iran says authorities have arrested eight people for producing allegedly "obscene" music videos.

Social media buzzing over Harvard grad's spoken-word speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 11:10am

Social media is buzzing over a Harvard graduate's poetic commencement speech, which has garnered millions of views and the attention of celebrities.

The Latest: European artists win for cartoons on migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 8:50am

The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):

Dick Van Dyke coming to hometown to restore home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 7:30am

Dick Van Dyke plans to return this summer to the eastern Illinois town where he grew up to lead a fundraising drive aimed at saving his childhood home.

Italian theater actor, director Giorgio Albertazzi dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 7:20am

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," died Saturday in his native Tuscany.

Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 10:50pm

Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

The Latest: Bratton says comments not about all in hip hop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:00pm

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):

'Shield' actor's words used against him in murder trial

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:11pm

An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead wife, a prosecutor told a jury Friday.

Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:11pm

A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife Amber Heard after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.