Friendships

CORRECTS NAME OF CHARACTER TO DETECTIVE HERCULE POIROT FROM DETECTIVE HERCULES POIROT - FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, Kenneth Branagh attends the 45th International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton in New York. Branagh is teasing the return of "old friends" in his planned sequel to "Murder on the Orient Express." Branagh is expected to return as both director and fancifully mustachioed lead character Detective Hercule Poirot in "Death on the Nile" (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 26, 2017 - 12:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenneth Branagh is teasing the return of "old friends" in his planned sequel to "Murder on the Orient Express." Branagh is expected to both direct and reprise his role as the lead character Detective Hercule (er-kyool) Poirot (pwa-roh) in "Death on the Nile," another mystery...
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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Midland City, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 12, 2017 - 6:14 pm
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore drew ridicule online after she declared that "one of our attorneys is a Jew," and said some of their close friends are "Jewish and rabbis" while defending him against accusations that he doesn't care for blacks or...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N,J, speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., after the jury in his federal bribery trial failed to reach a verdict. Defense attorney Jonathan Cogan says he doesn't expect the Department of Justice to spend a long time determining whether to retry Menendez and his longtime friend Salomon Melgen. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 22, 2017 - 3:13 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The fact that the jury in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez couldn't reach a verdict and was apparently in favor of acquitting the Democrat and a wealthy friend supported the defense's theory that their friendship carried more weight than the criminal allegations, a defense...
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Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez becomes emotional as he speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The federal bribery trial of Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 17, 2017 - 7:44 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jurors in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez didn't think the government's case was strong enough to convict the New Jersey Democrat and a wealthy friend, according to interviews with members of the panel after a mistrial was declared Thursday. Jurors said most of the group...
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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, right, hugs teammate Jaylen Brown (7) after defeating the Golden State Warriors 92-88 during an NBA basketball game in Boston, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
November 17, 2017 - 1:58 am
BOSTON (AP) — Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen Brown was walking around in a fog. Boston's second-year forward was not even thinking about basketball after learning about the...
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November 13, 2017 - 3:53 pm
LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has told officers he accidentally shot and killed a 15-year-old friend at a home in North Carolina. Harnett County Sheriff Wayne Coats said the teen has been cooperative about the shooting that happened in a one-room building behind a home...
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 11, 2017 - 11:13 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump is exchanging school yard taunts with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. In a response to North Korea calling Trump's speech in South Korea "reckless remarks by an old lunatic," Trump tweeted from Hanoi on Sunday morning: "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by...
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November 10, 2017 - 10:25 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Remarks from a juror excused in the middle of deliberations in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial suggest the panel could wind up deadlocked or voting for acquittal, because many of them may believe the defense's central argument in the case. Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby, who was...
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Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn't think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship. And at age 24, he couldn't think of a better time. Youth is taking over the highest level of golf, and there were times Thomas felt left behind. Rory...
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Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 13, 2017 - 9:27 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot. He had access to the clubhouse at Valhalla in 2000 as the 7-year-old son of a PGA professional, and the thunder from the gallery reached his ears before the TV showed Tiger Woods making the most important...
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