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Police: Florida man lets 12-year-old drive Jeep 85 mph

Police: Florida man lets 12-year-old drive Jeep 85 mph

JUPITER, Fla. — A Florida man is facing felony charges after police said he let a 12-year-old girl drive his SUV and told her to speed because he wanted to be a “cool father” — even though he is not her dad.
AP Exclusive: The Dalai Lama to release 1st album in July

AP Exclusive: The Dalai Lama to release 1st album in July

NEW YORK — Stressed out while working at a bank in New Zealand, Junelle Kunin began searching for music paired with teachings from the Dalai Lama to calm herself down and allow herself to focus. But she couldn’t find it online.
Israeli model Bar Refaeli signs plea bargain for tax evasion

Israeli model Bar Refaeli signs plea bargain for tax evasion

JERUSALEM — Israeli top model Bar Refaeli signed a plea bargain agreement with authorities on Tuesday to settle a long-standing tax evasion case against her and her family.

Hay and Guadalajara book events honoured with Asturias awards

MADRID — The Hay Festival of Literature and Arts and the Guadalajara International Book Fair will be sharing this year's Princess of Asturias Awards of Communication and Humanities, the foundation named after the heir to the Spanish throne announced

Golfer Gary Player gets $5 million in legal dispute with son

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Hall of Fame golfer Gary Player will get $5 million and the rights to his name and likeness back from a company operated by one of his sons, according to court documents filed in Florida.
US prosecutors spar with Prince Andrew in Epstein probe

US prosecutors spar with Prince Andrew in Epstein probe

LONDON — U.S. prosecutors and attorneys for Britain's Prince Andrew sniped at one another across the Atlantic on Monday, each saying the other side was to blame for the duke's failure to participate in the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking probe.
Still beside the queen at 99: Prince Philip to mark birthday

Still beside the queen at 99: Prince Philip to mark birthday

LONDON — There certainly won’t be fuss. Count on that. When Britain’s Prince Philip reaches the grand age of 99 on Wednesday, he will spend it quietly and in much the same way he’s spent most of his adult life: beside Queen Elizabeth II.
Salzburg Festival will go on this year but in shortened form

Salzburg Festival will go on this year but in shortened form

The Salzburg Festival will be one of classical music’s few offerings in the summer of the coronavirus pandemic, staging a reduced 100th anniversary celebration with capacities limited to about 50%.

California OKs movie theatres to reopen with limited seats

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California movie theatres can begin opening later this week if they limit theatre capacity to 25% or no more than 100 attendees, under state guidance released Monday.

Japan TV station apologizes for US video seen as offensive

TOKYO — Japanese public broadcaster NHK apologized Tuesday for an animated video it produced trying to explain the ongoing protests in the United States that instead sparked outrage that its depiction of black Americans was offensive.
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