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'Many people agree with me': Trump digs in on racist tweets

'Many people agree with me': Trump digs in on racist tweets

WASHINGTON — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries.
Barbie goes glam rock to honour David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

Barbie goes glam rock to honour David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

NEW YORK — Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust.
Diddy's 'Making the Band' officially coming back to TV

Diddy's 'Making the Band' officially coming back to TV

NEW YORK — Diddy's "Making the Band" is officially coming back to TV. The music mogul announced Monday that the hit series, where he discovered groups including platinum-sellers Danity Kane, would return to MTV in 2020.

Australian model sentenced for airline flight disturbance

LOS ANGELES — An Australian model has been sentenced in Los Angeles to community service and probation but no prison time for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight. U.S. District Judge Cormac J.
Judge weighs bail for Epstein; women urge jail until trial

Judge weighs bail for Epstein; women urge jail until trial

NEW YORK — Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls.
Weakened Barry unleashes a final blast of torrential rains

Weakened Barry unleashes a final blast of torrential rains

NEW ORLEANS — Tropical Depression Barry failed to unleash catastrophic flooding in New Orleans, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimetres ) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean.

Police: Rapper accused of throwing meth off balcony arrested

ATLANTA — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says an Alabama rapper accused of throwing $250,000 dollars' worth of methamphetamine off an apartment balcony during a raid has been arrested.
China's economy growth cools further amid US tariff war

China's economy growth cools further amid US tariff war

BEIJING — China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff war with Washington. The world's second-largest economy grew 6.
Judge combines R. Kelly hearings in separate federal cases

Judge combines R. Kelly hearings in separate federal cases

CHICAGO — A federal court hearing for R&B singer R. Kelly has been pushed back a day and will instead be held Tuesday when the singer was expected to be arraigned.
Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medallist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.