Sean Hannity calls sexual harassment accusation '100% false'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sean Hannity says accusations of sexual harassment from a former Fox News guest are "100% false and a complete fabrication." Debbie Schlussel tells Tulsa, Oklahoma, radio station KFAQ that Hannity repeatedly asked her to come to his hotel with him during a book signing event and a broadcast of his show in Detroit. She says Hannity called her after the show and yelled at her.

Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard

Billionaire Elon Musk is getting close with actress Amber Heard. The pair is shown in paparazzi photos zip-lining in Australia, where Heard is filming "Aquaman." Both Musk and Heard posted pictures to their Instagram accounts Monday showing Musk with lipstick on his cheek left behind from a kiss. Musk wrote on his post that he and Heard were dining with "Aquaman" director James Wan and producer Rob Cowan on Australia's Gold Coast.

Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private funeral in his hometown. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday for the former New England Patriots tight end, who was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts last Wednesday.

Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival

NEW YORK (AP) -- Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie "Dog Years" Saturday night in New York. It was a rare appearance for the 81-year old actor, who at times struggled to walk. Reynolds was given a chair on the red carpet, so that he could speak to a limited number of press outlets about the film.

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

NEW YORK (AP) -- Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died. She was 56. Moran was found dead Saturday by emergency responders after a dispatcher for the Harrison County, Indiana, sheriff's department received a 911 call, the department said. The cause of death has not been determined. An autopsy is pending.

Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a decree late Saturday naming one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S. The appointment of Prince Khaled bin Salman to Washington signals the kingdom's eagerness to strengthen bilateral ties under President Donald Trump.

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

NEW YORK (AP) -- Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56. A statement from the sheriff's department in Harrison County, Indiana, said the dispatcher "received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. Upon arrival of first responders, it was determined that Erin Moran Fleischmann was deceased. An autopsy is pending.

Reese Witherspoon speaks out against elephant poaching

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sparkly, exquisite diamonds were the draw but Reese Witherspoon's thoughts were with something much larger -- elephants. The Oscar-winning "Big Little Lies" star attended a party in New York on Friday night to celebrate Tiffany and Co. and said she backed the jewelry company's commitment to stop global trafficking and demand for elephant ivory.

Hollywood agent and producer Sandy Gallin dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sandy Gallin, an agent and talent manager who guided the careers of such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Cher and Nicole Kidman, as well as being a TV, movie and Broadway producer, has died in Los Angeles. He was 76. Gallin died Friday after a long battle with multiple myeloma, according to close friend Bruce Bozzi. "We lost a shining light this morning," Bozzi wrote on Instagram in tribute.

Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's body was taken to a funeral home in his Connecticut hometown Saturday, two days before his family holds a private funeral. The body arrived in the afternoon at O'Brien Funeral Home in Bristol, said Laura Soll, a spokeswoman for the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association. A private service is scheduled at the funeral home Monday from 1 to 3 p.m.

Gary Payton: Draymond, not Kawhi, should get defensive award

As one of best defensive players of his generation, Gary Payton knows what it takes to thrive on that end of the floor. In one of the tightest races for defensive player of the year in quite some time, the nine-time All-Star told The Associated Press that he is leaning toward Golden State's Draymond Green ever so slightly over San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard. "I would rather both of them win.

Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie would like some resolution before the draft next week on whether running back Marshawn Lynch wants to come out of retirement and be traded to the Raiders. Lynch retired following the 2015 season and still has a contract with the Seattle Seahawks. Lynch met with the Raiders earlier this month to talk about a possible return but nothing has been finalized.

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NBA PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULE Celtics thump Bulls to get back in series. UNDATED (AP) -- Homecourt advantage has meant absolutely nothing to the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The top-seeded Celtics have bounced back from consecutive home losses to whip the Bulls, 104-87 and get within two games to one in the series.

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De Niro to receive honorary fine arts degree from Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Robert De Niro is among six people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Brown University's commencement exercises The Ivy League school announced Friday the Oscar-winning actor is being celebrated "for the intensity he brings to each performance." De Niro will receive a doctor of fine arts degree during the school's May 28 ceremonies.

Shonda Rhimes tells all _ about how to be a screenwriter

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Shonda Rhimes, the TV mastermind whose hits include "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal," keeps a lid on plot twists. But she's giving aspiring screenwriters a behind-the-scenes look at how to succeed in her craft. In six hours of online classes, Rhimes offers lessons on writing scripts, pitching pilots, and how series' writers work together to create stories and screenplays.

Bill Murray to join cellist for music and spoken word tour

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bill Murray is set to go on tour with a chamber music trio for a program of songs and literary readings. The New York Times reports (http://nyti.ms/2p37tT6 ) the actor is pairing up with cellist Jan Vogler for the project titled "New Worlds." The highlights of the tour include songs from Van Morrison and "West Side Story" and readings from Mark Twain, Walt Whitman and Ernest Hemingway.

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

LONDON (AP) -- Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch herself enjoyed a family day and a trip to the races. The queen, who owns and breeds racehorses, was spotted smiling broadly and chatting animatedly Friday with jockeys and staff at Newbury Racecourse, not far from her Windsor Castle home.