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Archive for December 4th, 2012

  • Court upholds $319M verdict in ‘Millionaire’ case

    December 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this 2008 photo provided by Disney-ABC Domestic Television, Lyndsay Baldwin from Cos Cob, CT feels the pressure as the clock winds down to just one second on her “Millionaire” question in New York. A federal appeals court on Monday...

  • Costas gun control commentary gets notice

    December 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 17, 2010 file photo shows sports commentator Bob Costas at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2010 Ripple of Hope Awards Dinner at Pier Sixty in New York. Costas’ “Sunday Night Football” halftime...

  • US magician burned in Dominican TV ‘stunt’

    December 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this picture released by American magician Wayne Houchin, Houchin’s head burns while taping “Closer To The Stars” TV program in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Houchin, of Chico, California, is receiving...

  • A bachelorette no more: Ashley Hebert weds beau

    December 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this publicity file photo provided by ABC, Ashley Hebert, left, kisses J.P. Rosenbaum on the season finale of “The Bachelorette” in Fiji. Hebert got hitched over the weekend in California to J.P. Rosenbaum of Long Island, who...

  • ‘Three Cups of Tea’ co-author Relin kills self

    December 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This 2006 photo released by Viking shows Greg Mortenson, left, and David Oliver Relin, co-authors of the best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea.” Relin committed suicide in Corbett, Ore., outside Portland, on Nov. 14, said the deputy Multnomah...

  • Elizabeth Price wins UK’s Turner Prize for arts

    December 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Elizabeth Price, the winner of the 2012 Turner Prize, stands with her video installation ‘The Woolworths choir of 1979′ at the Tate Britain art gallery in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) LONDON (AP) — Video artist...

  • Will and Kate expecting a baby, UK palace confirms

    December 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday April 29, 2011 file photo Britain’s Prince William and his bride Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, leave Westminster Abbey, London, following their wedding. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that the...

  • McAfee says he’s left Belize, is still on run

    December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2012 file photo, John McAfee speaks at a ceremony for the official presentation of equipment at the San Pedro Police Station in Ambergris Caye, Belize. McAfee, 67, has been identified as a “person of interest” in the...

  • Shipyard accident injures 89 workers in Singapore

    December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A backup rig, left, is seen tilted to one side off a shipyard on Monday Dec. 3, 2012 in Singapore. The ministry of manpower reported that about 90 workers were sent to hospitals after a jackup rig at a shipyard in Singapore tilted to one side.(AP Photo/Wong...

  • ‘The Daily’ doomed by dull content and isolation

    December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, Rupert Murdoch, right, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, and Eddy Cue, vice president of Apple, attend the launch of The Daily, in New York. News Corp. said it will cease publication of The Daily,...