The Latest: Melania Trump says Griffin video ‘simply wrong’
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The Latest: Melania Trump says Griffin video ‘simply wrong’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Melania Trump says it was “simply wrong” for celebrity Kathy Griffin to appear in a video holding what looked like President Donald Trump’s bloody, severed head. In a statement released Wednesday, the first lady says that “as a mother, a wife … Continue reading

Ohio prosecutor accuses comedian mayor of abusing power
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities

Ohio prosecutor accuses comedian mayor of abusing power

HILLSBORO, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says a standup comedian who’s appeared on late-night TV abused his power as mayor of an Ohio city, while the defense blames a political vendetta for the charges against him. Testimony continues Wednesday in Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings’ trial on four felony counts. The Times-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2flyt94 ) reports a … Continue reading

South Africa applaud 1 of their own: Trevor Noah
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South Africa applaud 1 of their own: Trevor Noah

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It’s thumbs up for Trevor Noah in South Africa. Many compatriots on Tuesday applauded the South African comedian’s debut as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” They called him a deserving successor to Jon Stewart as anchor of the parody newscast. Even the South African government congratulated Noah for hosting his … Continue reading

Buffalo Wild Wings ending ads after actor lied about Sept 11
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Buffalo Wild Wings ending ads after actor lied about Sept 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo Wild Wings will stop airing TV commercials featuring comedian Steve Rannazzisi, who said this week that he lied about being in the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11 attacks. “Upon careful review, we have decided to discontinue airing our current television commercials featuring Steve Rannazzisi,” the Minneapolis company said … Continue reading