Lawyers say Johnny Depp's wife gave statement to police

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2011 file photo, U.S. actors Johnny Depp, left, and Amber Heard arrive for the European premiere of their film, "The Rum Diary," in London. Attorneys for Heard, said Tuesday, May 31, 2016, that the model-actress has given a statement to Los Angeles police to support her account that Depp was physically abusive to her during a fight on May 21, 2016, in their Los Angeles home. Heard filed for divorce Monday, May 23, 2016, citing irreconcilable differences. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp's estranged wife has given Los Angeles police a statement to support her account of an alleged domestic violence incident involving the actor, her lawyers said Tuesday.



Actor convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of wife

Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the TV series, "The Shield," appears in court with his attorney, attorney Jason Sia, left, during his trial, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Los Angeles County Superior in Los Angeles. A jury convicted Jace of second-degree murder, Tuesday, in the 2014 shooting death of his wife. (AP Photo/Anthony McCartney)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Tuesday convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife that was partially witnessed by their two young sons.



Icahn takes 'large' stake in Botox maker Allergan

Activist investor Carl Icahn is voicing confidence the chief executive of Botox maker AllerganActivist investor Carl Icahn revealed Tuesday a big stake in Botox maker Allergan, voicing confidence in the Ireland-based company's chief executive. "We have recently acquired a large position in Allergan and are very supportive of CEO Brent Saunders," Icahn said in a brief statement. Shares in Allergan dipped 0.2 percent in afternoon trade to $235.54.



Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dies

FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 file photo shows Polisario Front's Secretary General Mohamed Abdelaziz listening to a question during a news conference in Madrid, Spain. The head of the independence movement in the Western Sahara, Mohamed Abdelaziz, has died after a long illness, the Polisario Front said in a statement. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Mohamed Abdelaziz, the head and co-founder of the Polisario Front independence movement in the Western Sahara, died Tuesday after a long illness, the group said. He was in his late 60s.



Iraq faces tough IS resistance on Fallujah fringes

Pro-government forces fire a rocket during an offensive to retake the city of Fallujah, from the Islamic State (IS) groupIraqi forces faced tough resistance from the Islamic State group Tuesday as they attempted to enter the centre of Fallujah, where there were mounting fears for thousands of trapped civilians. A day after announcing a push into the jihadist stronghold, forces led by Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service had some way to go before retaking the city. After thrusting toward Fallujah from three directions on Monday, their biggest advance was from the south, where they pushed into the suburb of Naimiyah.





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