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AP Exclusive: Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are engaged

AP Exclusive: Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are engaged

Wedding bells are in the future for actress Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live." Johansson's publicist Marcel Pariseau tells The Associated Press Sunday that the private couple is officially engaged after two years of dating.
2,000 cherry trees destroyed at ex-49er's California orchard

2,000 cherry trees destroyed at ex-49er's California orchard

BRENTWOOD, Calif. — Former San Francisco 49ers centre Jeremy Newberry says vandals have destroyed nearly half of the 4,000 cherry trees recently planted at his Northern California orchard.
Canadian pilot Patrick Forseth killed in Honduras plane crash: sister

Canadian pilot Patrick Forseth killed in Honduras plane crash: sister

TRUJILLO, Honduras — A British Columbia woman says her pilot brother was killed in a plane crash in Honduras on Saturday.

Eurovision scolds Madonna for Palestinian flag display

JERUSALEM — Eurovision Song Contest organizers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna's guest appearance, which defied contest rules.
Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, wounds 17

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, wounds 17

CAIRO — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said.
AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

WASHINGTON — House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's sudden moves in the region.
On two wheels, 'The Climb' rides through Cannes as a hit

On two wheels, 'The Climb' rides through Cannes as a hit

CANNES, France — One of the breakouts at the Cannes Film Festival is a comedy about a male friendship that developed over many years and hundreds of miles on their bikes.
Defunct steelmaker's 21-story headquarters imploded

Defunct steelmaker's 21-story headquarters imploded

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters.
Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature.
Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

PHILADELPHIA — His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.