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Archive for October 6th, 2012

  • World Opinion

    October 6, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Cameron’s call for action in Syria Prime Minister David Cameron didn’t just appear on the David Letterman show during his visit to New York. More important was his speech to the U.N. General Assembly, an impressive performance. Much of his address...

  • ‘Sopranos’ creator Chase premieres ‘Not Fade Away’

    October 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Paramount Vantage shows James Gandolfini, left, with writer-director David Chase during the filming of “Not Fade Away.” The film is Chase’s first movie and his long-awaited follow-up to “The Sopranos,”...

  • Elvis among new balloon shapes at New Mexico event

    October 6, 2012 • Entertainment, State NewsComments Off

    In this Oct. 8, 2011 photo, the “Carousel” hot air balloon is shown at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The 41st annual event is set to begin Saturday and is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of spectators from around the country...

  • Mel Brooks to receive AFI life achievement honor

    October 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 7, 2009 file photo originally released by the Breeders’ Cup shows Mel Brooks arriving at the 26th Running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships in Santa Anita, Calif. The American Film Institute announced Friday Oct. 5,...

  • Giants, 49ers, yachts, fests: SF braces for crowds

    October 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 flies past the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. The Blue Angels were practicing for the annual Fleet Week celebration this weekend. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An unusual convergence of...

  • ‘GMA’ weathercaster Sam Champion planning marriage

    October 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 21, 2012 file photo shows weatherman Sam Champion from “Good Morning America” attending the FiFi Fragrance Awards at Alice Tully Hall in New York. ABC News says Champion and his boyfriend, Rubem Robierb, are engaged to be...

  • Boston man named 1st ‘Price Is Right’ male model

    October 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image from video shows Rob Wilson, of Boston, who was chosen in an online competition to be the first male model on the popular daytime game show, “The Price is Right.” Wilson begins his week-long stint alongside the ladies on Oct....

  • Chazz Palminteri brings his advice to radio

    October 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Aug. 27, 2012 photo shows actor Chazz Palminteri posing during an interview in New York. Palminteri is taking to the airwaves with “Ask Chazz,” a four-week series of live, call-in shows on SiriusXM Radio, where callers can seek advice on a...

  • Bond memorabilia goes under hammer in London

    October 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This publicity file photo released by Columbia Pictures shows Daniel Craig as James Bond in the action adventure film, “Skyfall.” Agent 007 is real to millions of moviegoers, and once again they will flock to see Bond battle for queen...

  • US consumer credit up $18.1 billion in August

    October 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 9, 2012 file photo, a Visa credit card is tendered at opening of the Superdry store in New York’s Times Square. Americans boosted their borrowing in August by the largest amount in three months with strong gains in the category...