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Archive for November 9th, 2011

  • Shakira enshrined with Hollywood sidewalk star

    November 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Colombian singer Shakira poses as she is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy-winning Colombian singer Shakira now has a star in the Hollywood Walk of...

  • Davidson, Akins named BMI songwriters of the year

    November 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban arrive at the 59th Annual BMI Country Awards in Nashville on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Good friends and songwriting partners Dallas Davidson and Rhett Akins share this year’s...

  • Brains, guts, glitz are honored at Glamour fest

    November 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Singer Jennifer Lopez is seen on stage at the Glamour Magazine 21st Annual Women of the Year Awards ceremony at Carnegie Hall, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Brad Barket) NEW YORK (AP) — His wife couldn’t be there herself to accept her...

  • Another star gracefully leaves ‘Dancing’

    November 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 photo released by ABC, J.R. Martinez, right, and Karina Smirnoff perform on the celebrity dance competition series “Dancing with the Stars,” in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nancy Grace...

  • Review: Herzog takes on death penalty in ‘Abyss’

    November 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this film image released by Sundance Selects, Michael Perry is shown in a scene from Werner Herzog’s “Into the Abyss.” (AP Photo/Sundance Selects) Werner Herzog does something great reporters know how to do: He listens. He pays attention...

  • Nina Arianda dominates Broadway’s ‘Venus in Fur’

    November 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Nina Arianda, left, and Hugh Dancy are shown in a scene from the Broadway production “Venus in Fur,” in New York. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — David Ives’...

  • Brett Ratner resigns as Academy Awards producer

    November 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2010 file photo, Director Brett Ratner arrives at the MTV Movie Awards in Universal City, Calif. Ratner resigned as a producer of the 84th annual Academy Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Ratner aplogized Monday for using a gay...

  • UN reports Iran work ‘specific’ to nuke arms

    November 9, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -This Sept. 26, 2009 satellite image provided by GeoEye shows a suspected nuclear enrichment facility under construction inside a mountain located about 20 miles north northeast of Qom, Iran. The U.N. nuclear atomic energy agency said Tuesday, Nov. 8,...

  • CEO leaves legacy of big coasters at Cedar Point

    November 9, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 7, 2008 file photo, Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. chief executive Richard Kinzel poses for a picture at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio. Under the watch of the retiring Kinzel, the nation’s third biggest amusement...

  • Kan. gov.’s aide hears skepticism on ed funding

    November 9, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Kansas State Board of Education member Walt Chappell, a Wichita Democrat, questions Gov. Sam Brownback’s policy director about the governor’s plan for revising the state’s school funding formula, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, in Topeka, Kan....