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5 die in crash of plane, helicopter over Italian glacier

MILAN — A midair collision between a small tourist airplane and a helicopter carrying skiers to a glacier in the northwestern Italian region of Val d'Aosta killed five people Friday, Italy's national alpine rescue corps said.

Columbus settling suit by pair arrested with Stormy Daniels

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on a settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by two women arrested along with adult film actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club last year.
Sundance is homecoming for Julianne Moore and husband

Sundance is homecoming for Julianne Moore and husband

PARK CITY, Utah — For director Bart Freundlich and Julianne Moore, having their film "After the Wedding" premiere opening at the Sundance Film Festival holds a special significance.
Sundance: Documentary dives deep into the fraud of Theranos

Sundance: Documentary dives deep into the fraud of Theranos

PARK CITY, Utah — Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney has always been interested in the psychology of fraud and self-deception.
Ron Howard to make doc about town devastated by wildfires

Ron Howard to make doc about town devastated by wildfires

PARK CITY, Utah — Director Ron Howard is planning to make a documentary about a Northern California town's attempt to rebuild after a devastating wildfire last year National Geographic Documentary Films announced the project Thursday which will focus
Judge approves changes to Weinstein's legal team

Judge approves changes to Weinstein's legal team

NEW YORK — A judge signed off Friday on changes to the legal team representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape and sexual assault case, allowing the film producer to swap out his bulldog New York City defence attorney for a four-person team that's full
Bryan Singer keeps directing gig following allegations

Bryan Singer keeps directing gig following allegations

NEW YORK — Following an expose that claimed Bryan Singer has seduced and molested several underage men, the film production company Millennium Films on Thursday said it is staunchly supporting the director.
Australia bakes in heat that's sparking fires, taxing grid

Australia bakes in heat that's sparking fires, taxing grid

MELBOURNE, Australia — Scorching heat knocked out power to homes and businesses, raised wildfire risks and sent tennis fans looking for water and shade Friday in Australia's second-largest city, which recorded its hottest day in five years.

Queen urges common ground in remarks seen as Brexit nod

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has urged people to seek "common ground," in remarks widely interpreted as a veiled criticism of the toxic debate surrounding Britain's departure from the European Union.
Trump aides struggle to show some shutdown empathy

Trump aides struggle to show some shutdown empathy

NEW YORK — One White House aide mused that the shutdown was like a paid vacation for some furloughed workers. President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law said employees' "little bit of pain" was worth it for the good of the country.