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Longtime Hollywood Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies at 77

NEWS | By Jake Coyle | Jul 7
Jerry Weintraubhe dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hits movies as "Nashville," ''Karate Kid" and "Ocean's Eleven," died Monday in Santa Barbara, California. He was 77.

Greece Races to Restart Talks With Skeptical Creditors

NEWS | By Mike Corder and Derek Gatopoulos | Jul 7
With his country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will try to convince European creditors to agree on a new bailout program when they meet Tuesday for an emergency eurozone summit.

Nuke Deal Remains Elusive After Deadline, But Talks Continue

NEWS | By Bradley Klapper | Jul 7
Iran nuclear talks busted through their second deadline in a week Tuesday, casting new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. But the parties agreed to continue their talks.

@POTUS Unscripted: Obama Shows a Looser Side on Twitter

NEWS | By Josh Lederman | Jul 7
Forget the primetime interviews or the formal, choreographed news conferences. President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings - at all hours of the day.

Pope Puts Family First at Outdoor Mass in Steamy Guayaquil

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield and Allen Panchana | Jul 7
Pope Francis received a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city Monday as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour, telling hundreds of thousands of faithful their families are the bedrock of society.

Caitlyn Jenner to Write Weekly Editorials on LGBT Issues

NEWS | Jul 7
Caitlyn Jenner will be writing weekly online editorials about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and issues.

Gay Wedding Cake at Center of Colo. Appeals Court Case

NEWS | By Ivan Moreno | Jul 7
A suburban Denver baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple will argue Tuesday before the Colorado Court of Appeals that his religious beliefs should protect him from sanctions against his business.

Lawyers: Cosby's Drugs-Sex Admission Could Help Women's Suit

ENTERTAINMENT | By MaryClaire Dale | Jul 7
Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents.

Oregon Lawmakers Vote to Help Gay Veterans, Strippers

NEWS | By Jonathan J. Cooper and Sheila V. Kumar | Jul 7
Oregon is on track to be the first state to hire a coordinator to help LGBT veterans upgrade a less-than-honorable discharge received because of their sexual orientation. Other last-minute bills would help strippers report workplace violations

Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch Going on Auction Block

NEWS | Jul 7
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more.


News

APNewsBreak: Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give Women for Sex

By Maryclaire Dale | Jul 6
Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The AP.


Entertainment

Dior and More as Paris Couture Week Continues

By Thomas Adamson | Jul 7
Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show, hosted in a timeless conservatory in Paris. It was the highlight of Monday's fall-winter 2015-16 Paris Couture Week.


Business

Final News of the World Journalist Sentenced Over Hacking

By Jill Lawless | Jul 7
Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been sentenced.


Finance

Hamptons Building Backlash

By Frank Eltman | Jul 7
Mansions are as synonymous with the Hamptons as manicured lawns and white sandy beaches. But some in tony villages on eastern Long Island are looking to slow down, or even stop, a growing trend of building ever-larger homes on small lots.


Style

Skinny Dipping: Oreos Get a Makeover

By Candice Choi | Jul 7
Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twisted or dunked.


Health/Fitness

Cytodyn Expands Clinical Apps for Pro 140 Beyond HIV Therapy

By EDGE | Jul 6
CytoDyn Inc. announced that recent research data has expanded the potential clinical indications for PRO 140, now in Phase 3 for the treatment of HIV, to include certain inflammatory diseases, autoimmunity, transplantation and cancer.


Travel

Atlantic City Bets on Non-Gambling Attractions

By Wayne Parry | Jul 7
Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working.