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Rainbow hues, jean jackets at Burberry’s show

  LONDON (AP) — As if to perk up audiences ahead of a dreary grey winter, Burberry Prorsum on Monday showed off a spring collection bursting with bright rainbow colors and cheerful prints of beetles, bees and dragonflies. The luxury British clothing label’s show at London Fashion Week, always a highlight that packs in the crowds and [...]

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Designers go for the flow at Milan Fashion Week

  MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are making a nonbinding treaty with women. The collections being previewed during Milan fashion week, in its fourth day Saturday, are easy to wear and roomy, not binding, meant for every day and not rarified occasions. Here are some highlights from Saturday’s shows: CULTURAL AMBASSADORS PAIR UP Oscar-winning filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino’s [...]

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Puerto Rico singer Don Omar faces abuse charges

  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar has been charged with four counts of domestic violence following his arrest in the U.S. territory, police said Thursday. Police spokesman Angel Mariani said by telephone that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera faces two counts of abuse and two counts of threatening [...]

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Darrell Hammond takes over for Don Pardo on ‘SNL’

  NEW YORK (AP) — A familiar face — former cast member Darrell Hammond — is taking over for a familiar voice at “Saturday Night Live.” Hammond, who acted on the long-running comedy show from 1995 to 2009, is replacing announcer Don Pardo. He spent three hours in the announcing booth practicing on Thursday for [...]

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Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discrimination

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three backup dancers sued Cher on Thursday claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination to prevent another black dancer from joining her onstage. The dancers claim Cher remarked that her successful “Dressed to Kill” tour had “too much color” and instructed [...]

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New ‘NCIS’ spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest members of the successful “NCIS” TV franchise understand the importance of their family roots. But the stars and producers of “NCIS: New Orleans” also are betting that the crime drama’s setting, one of America’s most distinctive cities, will exert its own magic with viewers. The series debuts at [...]

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Wig designer’s suit against Nicki Minaj dismissed

  ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer. In a lawsuit in February, Terrence Davidson accused Onika Maraj, who uses the stage name “Nicki Minaj,” and Pink Personality LLC of breaking implied contracts, reneging on discussions to launch a [...]

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Emma Watson ‘touched’ by reception in Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — British actor Emma Watson says she is “immensely touched” by the reception she received in Uruguay, where she traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the UN’s women’s agency. Hundreds of young people greeted the 24-year-old Tuesday as she delivered a 4,000-signature petition to parliament calling for greater political participation by women. [...]

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‘Queen Latifah’ promises a ‘juicy’ second season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah is making changes in her daytime talk show for its second season. The biggest, she said, involves her. “Everything at the end of the day comes down to me being myself,” Latifah said. “My whole goal this year is to be more loose, more playful, more fun, more provocative.” [...]

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Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat cadet

  HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy. [...]

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China police formally arrest Chan son in drug case

  BEIJING (AP) — Police in Beijing have formally arrested the son of Hong Kong martial arts film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to consume drugs, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of three years’ imprisonment, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Dongcheng District prosecutor’s office said it had given approval for [...]

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