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'Beale Street' tops Spirit Awards, Close wins best actress

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 9:24pm

Two years after his "Moonlight" triumphed on the eve of the Oscars, Barry Jenkins' adaptation of the James Baldwin novel "If Beale Street Could Talk" on Saturday topped the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning best film, best director and best supporting female for Regina King.

Prosecutors paint dark portrait of manipulative R. Kelly

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 6:29pm

Prosecutors on Saturday painted a dark portrait of a manipulative and sometimes violent R. Kelly, describing how he repeatedly sought out underage girls for sex, including one he encountered at her 16th birthday party and another who met the R&B star while he was on trial for child pornography.

The Latest: Avenatti: Notion victims are lying 'outrageous'

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 6:07pm

The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local):

Domestic workers gather to celebrate 'Roma' and the Oscars

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 3:15pm

Doris Tapia never imagined that she would get to watch the Oscars at a party in Los Angeles, exchanging the sneakers she wears when she takes care of children in New York for a pair of high heel shoes.

Prince Harry, wife Meghan in Morocco on official visit

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 2:45pm

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have arrived in Morocco for an official trip scheduled to be their last international journey before she gives birth to their first child.

In Milan, Ferragamo, Cavalli focus on color, inclusiveness

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 2:12pm

Color was the watch word on the fourth day Saturday of the mostly womenswear collections during Milan Fashion Week.

Stanley Donen, director of 'Singin' in the Rain,' dies at 94

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 12:19pm

Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who through such classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Funny Face" helped give us some of the most joyous sounds and images in movie history, has died. He was 94.

Judge sets R&B singer R. Kelly's bond at $1 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 12:10pm

Judge sets R&B singer R. Kelly's bond at $1 million.

US Latinas rally around 'Roma' actress Yalitza Aparicio

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 12:03pm

Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women who identify with her indigenous roots despite backlash she is receiving in Mexico.

R&B singer R. Kelly arrives at a Chicago bond hearing in the new sexual abuse case against him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:51am

R&B singer R. Kelly arrives at a Chicago bond hearing in the new sexual abuse case against him.

A look at allegations over the years against singer R. Kelly

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 23rd - 8:58am

R&B star R. Kelly has been dogged for years by allegations that he sexually abused women and underage girls. He and his attorneys have repeatedly denied allegations of sexual misconduct.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:19am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Actor brothers take center stage in Serbia's street protests

Jovana Gec, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 6:52am

Taking center stage in the weekly protests against Serbia's autocratic president was a role that actor siblings Sergej and Branislav Trifunovic felt compelled to play.

Indictments against R. Kelly list 4 victims

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 10:28pm

Prosecutors on Friday charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four female victims, at least three of whom were younger than 17. Here are some details listed in the grand jury indictments and outlined by the Cook County state's attorney:

Kim, Trump impersonators draw ire of Vietnam's authorities

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 9:59pm

Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.

The Latest: Kelly lawyer: New charge may be from old case

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 9:34pm

The Latest on charges against singer R. Kelly (all times local):

R. Kelly arrested, charged in Chicago with sexual abuse

Sara Burnett and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 9:28pm

R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, was charged Friday with aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17.

Chicago police: R&B singer R. Kelly has been arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:37pm

Chicago police: R&B singer R. Kelly has been arrested.

R&B singer R. Kelly has arrived at a Chicago police precinct.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:16pm

R&B singer R. Kelly has arrived at a Chicago police precinct.