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Grief book author’s murder charge tangled in estate dispute

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Court documents show that a children’s book author who prosecutors say killed her husband has been battling with his relatives over the family estate since his death last year. Kouri Richins wrote a children’s book about dealing with grief after her husband died last year. She was arrested and charged this week with killing her husband by spiking his drink with fentanyl. Prosecutors say she called authorities hours later to report him as being unresponsive. The charges come months after Richins did a local media tour to promote a self-published book she said she wrote to help children grieve.

Robert De Niro, at 79, becomes a father for the 7th time

Robert De Niro has welcomed another child. The 79-year-old is now the father of seven. A representative for De Niro confirmed the birth to The Associated Press but said no other details or were expected. The actor tells The Associated Press that becoming a parent is “always good and mysterious and you don’t know what the hell is going to happen.” The Oscar winner’s other children range in ages from 11 to 51. De Niro is currently promoting the new comedy “About My Father,” which opens on May 26. He is a two-time Oscar winner for his supporting role in “The Godfather: Part II” and best actor in “Raging Bull.”

Judge seems skeptical of Tiger Woods’ ex-girlfriend’s claims

STUART, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge appeared skeptical during a court hearing of