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Archive for February 6th, 2012

  • M.I.A. flips bird during Super Bowl halftime show

    February 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Madonna, top, performs with Redfoo, lead singer of LMFAO, during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) For all the pomp and...

  • Philadelphia celebrates Dickens’ 200th birthday

    February 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Audience members listen to reading from Charles Dickens’ works during a celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012 in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia public library and Friends of Clark Park are among numerous groups...

  • Travolta, Sandler, more make Super Bowl picks

    February 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor Donnie Wahlberg watches the teams warm up on the field before the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John...

  • Band star struck during Super Bowl weekend

    February 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, Musicians, from left, Ben Wysocki, Joe King, Isaac Slade, and Dave Welsh of The Fray pose at the Starwood Preferred Guest Exclusive Afterparty With The Fray at the W New York-Downtown in New York. The Super Bowl...

  • Lenny Kravitz has personal ties to NFL legends

    February 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Musician Lenny Kravitz arrives for the inaugural NFL Honors show Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Indianapolis.The New York Giants will face the New England Patriots in the NFL football’s Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Feb. 5. (AP Photo/David Stluka)...

  • Johansson, Washington get German acting awards

    February 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    US actor Denzel Washington holds his trophy for Category “Best International Actor” during the 47th Golden Camera award ceremony in Berlin Saturday Feb 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Maurizio Gambarini, pool) BERLIN (AP) — U.S. actors Scarlett Johansson and...

  • Russia’s unlikely protest song rocks rally

    February 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A band consisting of former Soviet paratroopers performs a song lambasting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at a massive protest against Putin’s rule in Moscow, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. The song became an instant hit and got more than 1 million...

  • Just a bluff? Fears grow of Israeli attack on Iran

    February 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This March 14, 2007, file photo provided by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency shows crews loading a bomb, the massive ordnance penetrator, in a test at White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico. The conventional 30,000-pound penetrating bomb is...

  • ALBA countries to pool funds in joint bank

    February 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Cuba’s President Raul Castro listens during a session of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, ALBA, trade block summit at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) CARACAS, Venezuela...

  • Greek crisis talks for debt deal pushed to Monday

    February 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    IMF chief debt inspector Poul Thomsen, bottom left, European Commission official Matthias Mors, right and Klaus Masuch of the European Central Bank, top center, representatives of the so-called troika of Greece’s creditors _ the European Union, the...