APNewsBreak: Sneak peek at Hard Rock plans for Taj Mahal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Poolside and restaurant gambling, skill-based slots, fantasy sports betting and hidden VIP gambling rooms are among Hard Rock International’s initial plans for their remake of the former Trump Taj Mahal casino. A wish list the company...

Ansari lets others shine in season 2 of 'Master of None'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aziz Ansari says he knew he couldn’t be the only storyteller on season two of “Master of None” if he wanted to keep the show’s momentum going. The show premiered on Netflix in 2015, quickly garnering critical acclaim for honest...

Sheila E. on political album, Prince and performing

NEW YORK (AP) — Sheila E. is booked. The Grammy-nominated performer is keeping busy by recording two albums, performing shows around the country and working on a documentary. She recently spoke to The Associated Press on a number of topics, including her late mentor Prince...

Noted architect charged with child porn probation violation

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A well-known New York architect who designed homes for celebrities in the Hamptons and elsewhere has been charged with violating probation in a child pornography case. Authorities say Jay Lockett Sears was charged Thursday with having several bags...

Chelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison release

This undated photo provided by Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning shows a portrait of her that she posted on her Instagram account on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Manning, the transgender soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning, revealed her new look after being freed from a Kansas military...

Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

In this June 1, 2017, photo, Drew Williams, a member of the Eugene Islamic Center, poses for a portrait outside the building in Eugene, Ore., as locksmith Jim King upgrades the locks on the front doors. Williams said members of the mosque have been rattled by an incident in which...

Woman distracted by phone tumbles over basement access doors

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman distracted by her cellphone was hospitalized after she fell over open basement access doors and fell 6 feet (1.8 meters) into the opening. Surveillance video captured the woman Thursday as she walked along a Plainfield street. The...

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn’s high-five ends in awkward thud

Britain’s Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, tries to high-five with Labour’s Emily Thornberry after arriving for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime...

Anti-Shariah rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

AP Photo/Andrew Selsky EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Inside a mosque in the college town of Eugene, a half-dozen men prostrated themselves on a carpet while another man led the midday prayers. Over their melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade...

Anti-Shariah rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

AP Photo/Andrew Selsky EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Inside a mosque in the college town of Eugene, a half-dozen men prostrated themselves on a carpet while another man led the midday prayers. Over their melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade...