Celebrity legal affairs

FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, host and executive producer Tom Arnold participates in Viceland's "The Hunt for the Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold" panel during the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A purported scuffle at a pre-Emmys bash between Arnold and Mark Burnett, a producer of “The Apprentice” has led to an exchange on social media. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
September 17, 2018 - 1:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a scuffle between comedian Tom Arnold and Hollywood producer Mark Burnett at a pre-Emmy Award party (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Tom Arnold has filed a police report over a scuffle with "The Apprentice" producer Mark Burnett. Los Angeles police Officer Jeff Lee says...
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Spanish rapper Jose Miguel Arenas Beltran, also known as Valtonyc, left, gives the thumbs up as he leaves the courthouse in Ghent, Belgium, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. A Belgian court has ruled that Spanish rapper Valtonyc should not be sent back to Spain, where he was sentenced to prison accused of writing lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the royal family. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
September 17, 2018 - 2:43 am
GHENT, Belgium (AP) — A Belgian court on Monday ruled that Spanish rapper Valtonyc should not be sent back to Spain, where he was sentenced to prison accused of writing lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the royal family. The rapper, whose real name is Jose Miguel Arenas Beltran, was...
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) celebrates his touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
September 13, 2018 - 10:08 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton kept the Ravens out of the playoffs last year by throwing a long touchdown pass. He sent them to another loss on Thursday night by throwing four more, getting the best of a defense that has bedeviled him for much of his career. Dalton threw four touchdown passes in the...
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September 13, 2018 - 3:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says there could be more criminal charges brought against the leader of a purported self-help group who's accused of forcing women into having unwanted sex. Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza also told a Brooklyn judge at a hearing on Thursday that it's...
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September 13, 2018 - 9:14 am
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Country singer Gretchen Wilson has agreed to donate $500 to charity to settle a criminal charge related to a disturbance at a Connecticut airport last month. The Grammy-winning "Redneck Woman" singer appeared Thursday in court in Enfield. A misdemeanor breach of peace charge...
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September 11, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors in Los Angeles have declined to file charges against Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys after a singer reported last year that he had raped her in his apartment in 2003. Prosecutors said Tuesday that because the woman, Melissa Schuman from the group Dream, was 18 at...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 16, 2018 file photo adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. The company set up by Donald Trump's former personal attorney has agreed to rescind Daniels' hush-money agreement and drop its planned $20 million lawsuit against the porn actress for violating the agreement. An attorney for the company, Essential Consultants, said in a Friday night, Sept. 7, 2018, court filing that the company wants Daniels to repay the $130,000 she was paid as part of the agreement. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 08, 2018 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump does not believe porn actress Stormy Daniels' hush-money deal, which his former personal lawyer said was done to influence the 2016 presidential election, is valid and will not carry out threats to sue her for breaking the agreement by discussing details of...
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This photo provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle, who was arrested and booked into the Sedgwick County Jail early Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, on a suspicion of rape charge. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been arrested in Kansas on suspicion of rape. Records show that Randle was booked into Sedgwick County Jail at around 3:40 a.m. Friday. The prosecutor's office wasn't releasing information, and a police spokesman and Randle's...
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Then-Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks answers questions during a press conference at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks used insider trading tips from an acquaintance to make about $1.2 million in illegal profits on four major trading deals. Kendricks says in a statement released by his lawyer Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, that he’s sorry and “deeply” regrets his actions. (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 2:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks pleaded guilty to insider trading charges on Thursday, and faces up to 25 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Gene E.K. Pratter asked Kendricks why he was pleading guilty. "I'm making the decision because it's the right thing...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 file photo, attorney Samuel Silver leaves Courtroom A after the Bill Cosby pre-trial conference in the Montgomery County Courthouse, in Norristown, Pa. Silver, a former member of Bill Cosby’s defense team, is suing the 81-year-old comedian for more than $50,000 in unpaid legal fees. The civil claim for failure to pay for legal services rendered was filed Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 by Philadelphia-based law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis.(Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool, File)
September 05, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former member of Bill Cosby's defense team is suing the 81-year-old comedian for more than $50,000 in unpaid legal fees. The civil claim for failure to pay for legal services rendered was filed Tuesday by Philadelphia-based law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis. It did...
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