Parties

February 14, 2018 - 3:20 pm
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon school board had to call off its meeting after more than 100 angry parents stormed the district office and yelled at board members. The reason for Monday's outrage: No more school parties for Valentine's Day. In the past, students celebrated Feb. 14 with the...
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A member of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school performs on a float during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
February 12, 2018 - 10:03 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's top samba schools danced and sang hard Monday as millions of other Brazilians did the same during nationwide Carnival celebrations that ridiculed local and world leaders, called for tolerance and pushed the boundaries of just about everything. Instead of the...
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In this Feb. 3, 2018 photo, revelers pose for a photo during the "Simpatia e Quase Amor" street carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Once a party of luxury and glamour, Brazil's most famous Carnival is increasingly being dominated by thrifty tourists more interested in free street parties than the world-famous and pricy samba school parades. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
February 09, 2018 - 7:25 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Once a party of luxury and glamour, Brazil's most famous Carnival is increasingly being dominated by thrifty tourists more interested in free street parties than the pricy samba school parades. Cariocas, as Rio de Janeiro residents are known, and tourists used to spend a lot...
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor gestures while walking over to a fence where fans gathered to welcome the team Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Philadelphia a day after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 06, 2018 - 1:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hart fessed up he was tipsy when he tried to crash the Super Bowl stage and celebrate with his hometown Philadelphia Eagles when they hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. The pint-sized funnyman ran into a no-nonsense security guard who refused to allow Hart, wearing an Eagles...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Alicia Keys performs at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Davis’ gala, held a day before the 2018 Grammy Awards, launched the careers of Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys, and have featured all-stars like Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Smokey Robinson and Carly Simon. He first held the gala 42 years ago. (AP Photo/Vince Bucci, File)
January 26, 2018 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys kicked off Grammy Award week with an award — and was serenaded with "Happy Birthday" The 15-time Grammy winner and her husband, Swizz Beatz, were both honored Thursday with an honor from the Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing. It was also Keys' 37th...
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January 04, 2018 - 6:15 am
SEVEN HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Airbnb says it has permanently banned a man who threw a huge New Year's party at a house in suburban Cleveland where he was renting a room. Police say about 250 people were crammed inside the home in Seven Hills, Ohio, when officers arrived. They reported seeing partygoers...
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December 27, 2017 - 5:55 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has come under criticism after its agricultural college handed out a memo warning some students and staff to avoid using decorations, music and food "specific to any one religion" at campus holiday parties, including Christmas trees, menorahs and...
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In this Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, photo, Alex Howe, right, and Chip Forsythe, co-founders of Rebel Coast, pause for photos with their cannabis-infused wine in Los Angeles. As the world's largest legal recreational marijuana market takes off in California, the trendsetting state is set to ignite the cannabis-culinary scene. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 26, 2017 - 3:20 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sauvignon blanc boasts brassy, citrus notes, but with one whiff, it's apparent this is no normal Sonoma County wine. It's infused with THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that provides the high. Move over, pot brownies. The world's largest legal recreational marijuana...
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December 11, 2017 - 9:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful Hollywood talent agency CAA is canceling its annual Golden Globe Awards party and planning to form a legal defense fund to assist workplace harassment victims across all industries. A person with knowledge of the plans who spoke on the condition of anonymity because...
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In this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, photo, ornaments hang on a Christmas tree on display in New York. The office holiday party is getting shaken up as reports of sexual misconduct by famous and powerful men have many companies thinking harder about how to stop bad behavior in the workplace. A survey shows fewer companies will serve alcohol this year than last year, but HR experts say that’s not enough. (AP Photo/Swayne B. Hall)
December 04, 2017 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — 'Tis the season to keep that office holiday party from adding to the list of workplace sexual misconduct scandals. With the names of Weinstein, Spacey and Lauer likely getting more mentions this year than Dancer, Prancer and Blitzen, employers are making sure their year-end staff...
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