NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Kim Kardashian West pledging to cover five years of rent, one of the first inmates released after federal sentencing reforms says he has finally found a new...
Kim Kardashian West will cover released prisoner’s rent
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thanks to Kim Kardashian West, one of the first inmates released after federal sentencing reforms won't have to worry about rent for five years.
Inmate freed with help by Kim Kardashian West gets book deal
NEW YORK (AP) — An inmate whose life sentence was commuted thanks in part to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West has a book deal, along with deals for film and television rights.
Trump guests include freed drug offender, bullied student
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman freed from federal prison after President Donald Trump cut short her life sentence for drug offenses and a Delaware boy allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump headline a varied group of 13 guests who will sit with first lady Melania Trump for the State of the Union address.
Detective: Woman convicted as teen shouldn’t get clemency
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's office is being inundated with letters and pleas as he considers granting clemency to a woman convicted of murdering a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute.
Tennessee governor grants 11 people executive clemency
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to 11 people as he inches closer to the end of his final term in office.
Haslam announced Thursday he issued pardons to seven people and commutations to four people. Neither action resulted in the immediate release of anyone from prison.
Previously, Haslam had granted one commutation, eight pardons and one exoneration.
State lawmakers urge clemency for woman convicted as teen
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several Democratic Tennessee lawmakers are urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to grant clemency to a woman convicted of murdering a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute.
Newly elected Nashville Sen. Brenda Gilmore led a group Friday calling for 30-year-old Cyntoia Brown's freedom.
Court: Woman convicted as teen could be free after 51 years
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Supreme Court is clarifying that a woman convicted of first-degree murder as a teen could be released from prison after serving at least 51 years.
The court issued the opinion Thursday at the request of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is considering the case of 30-year-old Cyntoia Brown. She has drawn celebrity support from Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and others as she fights her life sentence for killing a man when she was 16.
Kanye West apologizes for using phone during Cher musical
NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West has apologized for his lack of phone etiquette while he and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, attended opening night of "The Cher Show" on Broadway.
Jarrod Spector plays Sonny Bono in the musical. He thought it was cool West was in the audience but not cool that the rapper was looking at his cellphone.
Spector tweeted: "If you look up from your cell phone you'll see we're doing a show up here."
Louisiana governor in California to talk criminal justice
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards has traveled to California to participate in a summit with celebrity Kim Kardashian West, rapper Meek Mill and other well-known figures, touting efforts to reshape criminal justice laws.
Louisiana's Democratic governor will participate in a public policy panel with several other governors during the event, which is co-hosted by Variety and Rolling Stone magazines.
Homeowners - famous and not - await word of wildfire’s toll
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north.
Wildfire torches famed movie site, sends celebrities fleeing
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has scorched a historic movie site recently used by the HBO series "Westworld" and forced numerous celebrities to join the thousands fleeing flames that have claimed homes and prompted the total evacuation of the celebrity enclave Malibu.
Kanye West meets Uganda’s president, gifts pair of sneakers
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kanye West handed Uganda's president a pair of his autographed sneakers during a visit to the East African nation in which the rapper is said to be recording music in a tent.
The 74-year-old President Yoweri Museveni said he and West held "fruitful discussions" on Monday about promoting tourism and arts. He also gave West and his wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, "Ugandan" names, the State House said in a Facebook post.
Kanye West meets Uganda’s president, gifts pair of sneakers
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kanye West handed Uganda's president a pair of his autographed sneakers on Monday during a visit to the East African nation in which the rapper is said to be recording music in a tent.
The 74-year-old President Yoweri Museveni said he and West held "fruitful discussions" about promoting tourism and arts. He also gave West and his wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, "Ugandan" names, the State House said in a Facebook post.
Kim and Kanye meet Uganda’s president
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West visit Uganda
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan officials say Kanye West and his wife, the reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, have arrived in Uganda on a private visit.
Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze told The Associated Press late Saturday that West's visit is "an endorsement of our tourism resources." Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said on Twitter that the American rapper was traveling with his wife.
Kanye West to visit Trump, discuss prison reform, violence
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says West is scheduled to have lunch with President Donald Trump on Thursday and meet with Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Sanders said on Tuesday they'll talk about manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence and reducing violence in Chicago, where West grew up.
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Kim Kardashian West sues former guard over Paris robbery
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is suing a former security guard over an incident in Paris in which she was bound and robbed of jewelry that was worth millions of dollars.
Kim Kardashian visits Trump to talk prison reform
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality television star Kim Kardashian West, who successfully pushed President Donald Trump to grant a pardon for a drug offender earlier this year, returned to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with senior aides as part of the administration's efforts on criminal justice reform.
Fashion art installation questions what it means to be you
NEW YORK (AP) — High heels that are part of your feet. Matching bespoke beating hearts. Bioreactive necklaces and bioluminescent filaments that serve as a Medusa-esque back ornament.
Enter the world of A. Human, a fictional brand on Mercer Street that serves as both commentary on the touchy nature of body modifications today and the external focus and force of the fashion industry. And, also, what it means to be, well, you.
Rap star Pusha T married in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Rap star Pusha T has been married at the Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, attended the ceremony.
The Virginian-Pilot reports the rap star who grew up in Virginia Beach married his longtime girlfriend, Virginia Williams.
Kim and Kanye’s day out at Louis Vuitton Menswear
PARIS (AP) — The debut Louis Vuitton collection by Virgil Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, drew stars of all stripes to Paris for his rainbow-themed menswear show.
Kardashian West shines on MTV red carpet
Kiersey Clemons was ‘accepted to the gates of heaven’ by Wintour at Met Gala
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Kim Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson, the woman President Donald Trump freed from life in federal prison, say they won't stop advocating for other people serving long sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
The women appeared together in an interview NBC's "Today" show aired Thursday after they met face to face for the first time in Mississippi.
Johnson says she plans to work for inmates still behind bars.
Kim Kardashian finally meets Alice Johnson
Kardashian Visits Tenn. Woman Pardoned by Trump
Jenner ‘really proud’ of Kim for clemency appeal
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The hype over the commutation of her life sentence by President Donald Trump at the request of Kim Kardashian West has started to die down. Now, Alice Marie Johnson turns to a much harder task: beginning a normal life outside of prison.
NEW YORK (AP) — As Kim Kardashian West put it to her 60 million-plus followers on Twitter, the call she made to Alice Marie Johnson "will forever be one of my best memories."
It was the reality star and makeup mogul who brought the 63-year-old Johnson first word of her freedom after more than two decades in federal prison on 1996 drug convictions related to a Memphis-based cocaine trafficking operation.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A woman whose life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump thanked him on Thursday for "having mercy" and said reality TV star Kim Kardashian West saved her life.
After flexing his clemency powers once again, Trump tweeted: "Good luck to Alice Johnson. Have a wonderful life!"
And "BEST NEWS EVER!!!!" was the exuberant Twitter response from Kardashian West, who visited the White House last week to press the case.
Alice Johnson Free After Trump Commutes Sentence
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing his clemency powers once again, President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the life sentence of a woman whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
"BEST NEWS EVER!!!!" was the exuberant Twitter response from Kardashian West, who visited the White House last week to press the case.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's commutation of the sentence of a woman Kim Kardashian West championed (all times local):
Alice Marie Johnson has been released from federal prison hours after her life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump.
Footage from Alabama news station WVTM-13 shows Johnson running toward her family, throwing her arms open wide and embracing them in front of a crowd of onlookers.
ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Kardashian West, Griffin
Kardashian West hopeful about presidential pardon
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Kanye West headed to the mountains to debut his new album, "YE."
The rapper held a listening party in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Thursday night. He flew in celebrities, industry heavyweights and journalists to hear the seven tracks.
Kim Kardashian West joined her husband, who was introduced by comedian Chris Rock.
ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Kardashian West, Jackson
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses.
Kardashian West has been urging the president to pardon Alice Marie Johnson, 63, who has spent more than two decades behind bars and is not eligible for parole.
The Latest: Trump meets with Kim Kardashian West
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Kim Kardashian West at the White House (all times local):
President Donald Trump has met with reality TV star Kim Kardashian West as she visited the White House to advocate on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses.
Trump is confirming the meeting — as he often does — via Twitter, writing, "Great meeting with @KimKardashian today, talked about prison reform and sentencing."
He included a picture of the two in the Oval Office.
Khloe Kardashian has debuted baby True on Instagram with a video snippet wishing her chubby-cheeked daughter a happy first month.
The tiny reveal, complete with a flower filter, came Saturday as allegations swirl that the reality star's NBA boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, cheated on her while she was pregnant. The two have been spotted out regularly since True was born April 12.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for a woman who killed a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute say she was a sex-trafficking victim afraid for her life — but prosecutors say she killed the man to rob him.
Both sides will make oral arguments next month in her appeal of her sentence of life without parole.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set a June 14 court date for the case of 29-year-old Cyntoia Brown in front of a three-judge panel in Cincinnati.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West is speaking out publicly about her sister Khloe's relationship with NBA player Tristan Thompson.
Khloe gave birth to a baby girl named True earlier this month, days after a video surfaced of Thompson where it appeared he was cheating on her. On Monday's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Kardashian West said: "I don't even know how to describe it besides it's so (expletive) up."
Kim Kardashian West says her Instagram profile is the biggest insight into her personality.
Kim Kardashian West is a "better person" after her Paris robbery.
The 37-year-old reality star suffered a horrific ordeal in October 2016 when she was tied up and robbed at gunpoint when a gang of thieves burst into her Paris hotel room and stole millions of dollars worth of jewellery
Kim Kardashian West sometimes feels "overwhelmed" by her fame.
Kim Kardashian West set to launch her own intimates and shapewear line
Kim Kardashian West is preparing to launch her own intimates and shapewear line.
The 37-year-old reality star - who recently decided to close her DASH fashion boutiques - is busily developing a new clothing brand that will serve women of all shape and sizes.