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Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-Semitism

Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-Semitism

LONDON — Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism — the biggest shake-up in years for one of Britain's major political parties.
AP Interview: Branson hopes concert saves Venezuelan lives

AP Interview: Branson hopes concert saves Venezuelan lives

CARACAS, Venezuela — Billionaire Richard Branson says that he hopes that the concert he's throwing to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela will help draw global attention and saves lives by raising funds for "much-needed medical help.
French judge refuses to block Catholic sex scandal movie

French judge refuses to block Catholic sex scandal movie

PARIS — A French judge refused Monday to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal.
Vandal topples wax statue of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Vandal topples wax statue of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

NEW YORK — Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully it lost its head.
Nigeria's female candidates seek victory despite harassment

Nigeria's female candidates seek victory despite harassment

KANO, Nigeria — Nervous ahead of Nigeria's delayed election, a group of young women picked up their cellphones and wished each other well. "Honestly I'm so tensed and scared," one typed. "I feel like crying. This is so touching," another wrote.
Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

NASHVILLE — Country star Miranda Lambert celebrated Valentine's Day weekend with the announcement that she secretly got married.
'Black Panther' costume designer blazes trail to inspire

'Black Panther' costume designer blazes trail to inspire

LOS ANGELES — Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her.
Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts 'SNL'

Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts 'SNL'

NEW YORK — Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time. The actor sported a T-shirt that said "Protect Trans Kids" as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr.

Julia Roberts to receive George Eastman Award for movie work

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Actress Julia Roberts will be this year's recipient of the George Eastman Award, given to honour contributions to the art of cinema.
'Alita' leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

'Alita' leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

LOS ANGELES — The sci-fi fantasy "Alita: Battle Angel" topped the charts and beat out a number of newcomers including the meta romantic comedy "Isn't It Romantic" and the horror sequel "Happy Death Day 2U" in its first weekend in theatres , but it is