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Archive for January 16th, 2013

  • Porn producer sentenced in obscenity case

    January 16, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 9, 2008 file photo, Ira Isaacs poses for photos outside the Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. Isaacs, an adult film producer, is expected to be sentenced Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013, after he was convicted of violating federal obscenity...

  • Jersey Shore town OKs deal to rebuild boardwalk

    January 16, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Jan. 4, 2013 photo shows where the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. used to be before Superstorm Sandy moved through the area. The iconic boardwalk where generations of families and teens got their first taste of the Jersey Shore and where the reality...

  • Webb to work for ‘Inside Edition’ at Super Bowl

    January 16, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Jan 7, 2013 file photo shows Katherine Webb, left, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, and McCarron’s mother, Dee Dee Bonner, second from left, watching McCarron celebrate after the BCS National Championship college football game....

  • Michelle Obama lets wardrobe take back seat

    January 16, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 5, 2013 file photo shows President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama preparing to board Air Force One at Honolulu Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, in Honolulu, after their holiday vacation. Michelle Obama has proven her fashion...

  • Business CEOs call for raising retirement age

    January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 5, 2012 file photo, Gary Loveman, chairman, CEO and president of Caesar’s Entertainment, speaks in Boston. An influential group of business CEOs chaired by Loveman is pushing a plan to gradually increase the full retirement age...

  • Space station to get $18 million balloon-like room

    January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Bigelow Aerospace president Robert Bigelow, left, and NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver answer questions for the media during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in Las Vegas. NASA has awarded a contact to Bigelow Aerospace to provide NASA with a...

  • To supporters, Swartz was protagonist for a cause

    January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The casket of Internet activist Aaron Swartz is wheeled to a hearse outside a synagogue in Highland Park, Ill., at his funeral Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Swartz was found dead of an apparent suicide in his New York apartment Friday, Jan 11. Since his suicide,...

  • Lawmakers sense opportunity for Calif. gun control

    January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File — In this photo Aug. 15, 2012 file photo, three variations of the AR-15 assault rifle are displayed at the California Department of Justice in Sacramento, Calif. In the wake of the school shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton...

  • Military leaders warn Congress of ‘hollow’ force

    January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pauses during a news conference in Rome, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Panetta confirmed on Wednesday that American citizens are among the hostages taken by an Al Qaeda-linked group that seized a gas field in Algeria, calling the...

  • Protesters circle Capitol outside State of State

    January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Several hundred protesters rally outside the State House in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, hours before Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Labor union members and supporters have...