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Archive for January 21st, 2013

  • ‘Restrepo’ director has sorrowful Sundance return

    January 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Director Sebastian Junger from the film “Which Way Is Front Line From Here” poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP Images) PARK CITY, Utah (AP)...

  • African-American tradition returns to Carnival

    January 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This 1942 photo provided by the Louisiana State Museum shows Gold Digger Baby Dolls, one of the neighborhood groups that adopted the “baby doll” costumes. The costumes first became part of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras in 1912 with a group of...

  • UK’s Prince Harry returns from Afghanistan

    January 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken Nov. 1, 2012, made available Monday Jan. 21, 2013 of Britain’s Prince Harry or just plain Captain Wales as he is known in the British Army, does a pre-flight check of his Apache Helicopter after starting his 12 hour VHR (very high...

  • Study: Women fare better in independent film

    January 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Filmmaker Cherien Dabis of the film “May In The Summer” poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at the Fender Music Lodge, on Friday, Jan., 18, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP Images) PARK CITY,...

  • Filmmaker Michael Winner dies at 77

    January 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 file photo, British director and producer, Michael Winner, signs copies of his autobiography, Unbelievable!, at a central London venue. Film director and restaurant critic Michael Winner has died, his wife Geraldine...

  • First lady wears Thom Browne coat and dress

    January 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    President Barack Obama, accompanied by his daughters Sasha and Malia, first lady Michelle Obama and mother-in-law Marian Robinson, waves as they arrive at St. John’s Church in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, for a church service during the 57th...

  • Weak infrastructure holds back Indonesian economy

    January 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 photo, workers build an elevated highway in Jakarta, Indonesia. Months behind schedule, the construction crew racing to finish a highway encircling Indonesia’s traffic-choked capital is being blocked by a determined group...

  • Public trust in government, business leaders falls

    January 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Office workers walk in the business district of Madrid, Tuesday Jan. 15, 2013. Spain has sold an above-target euro 5.8 billion ($7.74 billion) in short-term bills at a sharply reduced interest rate, reflecting easing investor concern over the country’s...

  • Dutchman elected new chief of eurogroup

    January 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The President of the Eurogroup Jean-Claude Juncker rings the bell to open the meeting during an Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The Eurogroup ministers will be choosing a new eurogroup leader. (AP...

  • Bad math at idle Neb. nuke plant prompts questions

    January 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This July 14, 2011 file photo shows the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant being surrounded by the rising waters from the Missouri River, in Fort Calhoun, Neb. A nuclear reactor in Nebraska, idled for almost two years by a laundry list of problems,...