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Archive for May 30th, 2012

  • Actor Peter Dinklage goes to bat for farm animals

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 15, 2012 file photo shows actor Peter Dinklage at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Dinklage, 43, who has been a vegetarian since he was 16, is the national spokesman for Farm Sanctuary’s annual Walk for Farm...

  • Jury to hear No Doubt’s claims against game maker

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this video game image released by Activision, a scene is shown from the game, “Band Hero,” is shown. A Los Angeles judge ruled Tuesday, May 29, 2012, that the band No Doubt can argue to a jury that gaming giant Activision misused their images...

  • Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as heroes

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    President Barack Obama awards author Toni Morrison with a Medal of Freedom, Tuesday, May 29, 2012, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Sketching impressive contributions to society...

  • ‘American Colony’ peers inside religious commune

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by National Geographic Channels shows Hutterite Judy Hofer picking carrots from the garden in King Colony, Mont. “Meet the Hutterites,” a National Geographic documentary series about a small religious colony in rural...

  • Randy Travis accuses ex of betraying information

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 18, 2010 file photo, country singer Randy Travis, right, and then wife Elizabeth arrive at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Travis has filed a countersuit against his ex-wife claiming she’s been...

  • Bill protects businesses from disability act suits

    May 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    State Sen. Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, looks over papers after the Senate passed his bill aimed at protecting small businesses from abusive lawyers suing over violations of the Americans with Disability Act, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, May 29, 2012....

  • Senate OKs bill to reduce reliance on pupil tests

    May 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, smiles as he talks with Sen. Elaine Alquist, D-Santa Clara, after his school testing bill was approved by the Senate in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The bill, SB1458, which makes...

  • Google, Samsung unveil new version of Chromebook

    May 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This product image provided by Google shows the newly released Chromebook laptop computer from Samsung. The Tuesday, May 29, 2012 release of the next-generation Chromebooks will give Google and Samsung another opportunity to persuade consumers and businesses...

  • Mexico protects PepsiCo subsidiary after attacks

    May 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken late Friday, May 25, 2012, flames rise from a warehouse of the Mexican potato-chip company Sabritas, in Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. Over the weekend, unidentified gunmen launched a series of coordinated attacks against the company’s...

  • RIM warns of operating loss, layoffs to come

    May 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 1, 2012 file photo, Thorsten Heins, president and CEO of Research In Motion, delivers the keynote speech during the BlackBerry World conference in Orlando Fla. The struggling Blackberry-maker on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 warned that it...