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Archive for February 9th, 2013

  • Snoop Dogg blazes one during BMI songwriting panel

    February 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This July 30, 2012 photo shows Snoop Dogg posing for a portrait at Miss Lily’s in New York. The rapper smoked during the BMI’s annual pre-Grammy Awards “How I Wrote That Song” panel discussion at the Roxy in Los Angeles on...

  • Elton John shares Grammy stage with young rockers

    February 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Songwriter Ed Sheeran performs at “Play It Forward: A Celebration of Music’s Evolution and Influencers” at the Grammy Foundation’s 15th Annual Music Preservation Project, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince...

  • Hathaway eyes more musicals after ‘Les Miserables’

    February 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left, actors Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne pose at the photo call of the film Les Miserables at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer) BERLIN...

  • Winehouse producer Salaam Remi aims for Grammy

    February 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Jan. 29, 2013 photo shows Grammy-nominated producer Salaam Remi posing for a portrait at his studio in New York. Remi, best known for his work with Amy Winehouse and Nas, is nominated for non-classical producer of the year at Sunday’s Grammy Awards....

  • Grammy nominee Frank Ocean performs at Levi event

    February 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Singer Frank Ocean performs at Levi’s An Evening with Frank Ocean in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Ocean is nominated for six awards and will perform at Sunday’s Grammys, and...

  • Economy to be Obama’s focus in State of the Union

    February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. Obama will center his upcoming Feb. 12, 2013, State of the Union address on boosting job creation and economic growth,...

  • Report: Midwest firms coupled to high-speed rail

    February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2012 file photo, Gov. Pat Quinn, left, U.S. Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood, center, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., celebrate in Pontiac, Ill., after the Amtrak train they are riding reached 110 mph during a test run between...

  • Obama asks Congress for short-term budget fix

    February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 3, 2012 file photo shows the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in Washington. Trying to ratchet up pressure on Congress, the White House on Friday detailed what it said would be the painful impact on the federal work...

  • US orders shutdown of bus company in Calif. crash

    February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2013 photo, investigators work the scene where a tour bus collided with a pickup truck on Highway 38 north of Yucaipa, Calif., killing eight people. Federal regulators on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 ordered the tour bus operator,...

  • Guatemala declares national coffee emergency

    February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Workers walk in a coffee plantation in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina has declared a national emergency over the spread coffee rust, a fungus that is affecting 70 percent of the country’s...