Saturday, December 10, 2016
Man sentenced in shooting that led to quadruple amputation

A man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for a Derby store robbery shooting that left a retired Kansas guidance counselor so seriously injured that doctors had to amputate her hands and feet.

The Wichita Eagle reports ( that 27-year-old James Michael Phillips was sentenced Friday to 31 years for shooting Julie Dombo during a robbery attempt at the AT&T store in August 2015.

Netflix spokesperson says Prince discussed reality show

Here's something else we lost with the death of Prince: A Netflix reality series centered on his Paisley Park home in Minnesota.

A Netflix spokesperson told The Associated Press on Saturday that the online entertainment company had been in "discussions" with Prince about a series, but that the project did not "come to fruition" before his death in April.

'Toni Erdmann' sweeps European Film Awards, winning 5 awards

The German-Austrian drama "Toni Erdmann," written and directed by Maren Ade, swept this year's European Film Awards, winning five awards, including for best film, director and screenwriter.

"Toni Erdmann" also won best actress for Sandra Hueller and best actor for Peter Simonischek. The 29th European Film Awards took place Saturday in the Western Polish city of Wroclaw.

Dylan expresses awe over Nobel Prize, alludes to Shakespeare

Bob Dylan has expressed awe at receiving the Nobel Prize in literature and thanked the Swedish Academy for including him among the "giants" of writing.

Dylan was absent from Saturday's award ceremony and banquet in Stockholm. But in remarks read by the U.S. ambassador, he alluded to the debate about whether the award should go to a songwriter.

Defendant in murder trial insists drunken Will Smith had gun

The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith insisted Saturday that he did so only after a drunken, irate Smith retrieved a gun from his damaged SUV following an April 9 car crash.

"I knew for a fact that I was going to get shot," Cardell Hayes, 29, told the jury in his second-degree murder trial, adding that he heard a pop that he believed to be a gunshot before he fired. Hayes also insisted he didn't shoot Smith's wife Racquel that night. Prosecutors say ballistics evidence shows otherwise.

Bristol Palin announces she is expecting her third child

Bristol Palin is expecting her third child.

The daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced her pregnancy Friday on Entertainment Tonight. She and husband Dakota Meyer said they are excited and "blessed" to welcome a baby in the spring.

Bayern back on top of Bundesliga as Leipzig loses first game

Bayern Munich routed Wolfsburg 5-0 and took advantage of Leipzig's first defeat to replace the promoted side at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Leipzig's record 13-game unbeaten start was finally ended in a 1-0 loss at coach Ralph Hasenhuettl's former side Ingolstadt, which had been bottom but climbed one place.

Patti Smith blanks out during Nobel Prize performance

Patti Smith needed two attempts to get through Bob Dylan's "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm on Saturday.

The American singer-songwriter forgot the lyrics in the second verse and had to pause to regain her composure.

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