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Archive for July 2nd, 2012

  • Beyonce, Brown, Kanye, Jay-Z win at BET Awards

    July 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Big Sean accepts the award for best new artist at the BET Awards on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) The BET Awards became the Bleep Awards on Sunday, as entire segments of performances were muted out due to foul...

  • Erin Andrews to host Fox college football pregame

    July 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Sportscaster Erin Andrews poses for a photo before the start of the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) NEW YORK (AP) — Erin Andrews will host Fox’s new college football pregame show. Two days after ESPN said...

  • Guys who like My Little Pony gather for 'BronyCon'

    July 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A participant is dressed as a character in the My Little Pony cartoons as she stands with others at “BronyCon” Saturday, June, 30, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. Scores of men in brightly colored costumes were among the 4,000 My Little Pony fans at this...

  • Defected NKorea poet writes of hunger, desperation

    July 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this taken Thursday June 28, 2012 shows a former North Korean poet Jang Jin-sung, who wrote propaganda poems for Kim Jong Il before he defected to South Korea, speaking in London during an Olympics-tied poetry festival. (AP Photo/Sylvia Hui) LONDON (AP)...

  • Alec Baldwin marries yoga instructor in NYC

    July 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. exits St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral after the wedding of Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Wilson in New York on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin and his yoga instructor fiancee tied the knot...

  • Towers about to rise on newest Maine wind farm

    July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by First Wind shows workmen securing a tower base at Maine’s newest wind farm on Bull Hill in Hancock County, Maine, Friday, June 29, 2012. The project, scheduled to be operating by November, will be comprised of 19 wind turbine...

  • Arctic drilling creeps forward now, and in 5 years

    July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 27, 2012 file photo, ships bringing oil drilling equipment to Alaska, left, pass through Seattle’s Elliott Bay as a Washington State Ferry passes on its way into Seattle. A capping stack, a containment dome and a flotilla of...

  • Attorney reviews assets in alleged $90M Ponzi case

    July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This June 27, 2012 photo made available by Beattie Ashmore, shows more than $350,000 in solar panels that are among the assets a receiver is wrangling in an alleged $90 million Ponzi scheme in Woodruff, S.C. The panels are part of a Woodruff farm owned by...

  • GOP: Voters will have final say on health care law

    July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, left, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks to reporters outside the Senate, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, following a political strategy...

  • Some states trim use of planes in speed traps

    July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this June 27, 2012 photo, Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper Bryan Dail records times for speeders on Ohio Route 2 near Vermilion, Ohio. While Ohio still aggressively uses aircraft to catch speeders, many states have cut back or eliminated aerial...