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Trump aiming to end lawsuit over porn star hush money deal

LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for President Donald Trump want a federal judge to toss a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels over a hush money agreement she signed not to discuss an alleged affair with Trump.
Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane

PARIS — The search for the missing plane taking Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala to his new team in Wales was called off for the night on Tuesday with authorities not expecting to find any survivors in the English Channel.
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton has announced her family is expanding. The 38-year-old former first daughter tweeted Tuesday that she and her husband Marc are expecting another child in the summer.
'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

LONDON — Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy Awards' race for best foreign-language film.
Judge limits access to R. Kelly's Chicago recording studio

Judge limits access to R. Kelly's Chicago recording studio

CHICAGO — A judge says a Chicago warehouse that R. Kelly is renting can be used only between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and only as a recording studio.
Oscar nods honour 'Roma,' 'The Favourite,' 'Black Panther'

Oscar nods honour 'Roma,' 'The Favourite,' 'Black Panther'

NEW YORK — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each score

High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.
Italy senator apologizes for tweet citing anti-Semitic text

Italy senator apologizes for tweet citing anti-Semitic text

MILAN — A senator with Italy's governing 5-Star Movement has apologized for a tweet citing a century-old anti-Semitic conspiracy theory, which he later deleted.
Oscar music nods: Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Diane Warren

Oscar music nods: Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Diane Warren

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga is a double nominee at the Academy Awards, where rapper Kendrick Lamar is nominated for the first time while songwriter Diane Warren is also vying for her first win with her 10th nomination.
Fun facts and figures from this year's Oscar nominations

Fun facts and figures from this year's Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Some fun and interesting facts about Tuesday's nominations for the 91st Academy Awards: — After more than 30 years and some two dozen films, Spike Lee received his first Academy Award nomination for best director for "BlacKkKlansman.