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Archive for February 24th, 2013

  • ‘Argo’ takes best picture at the Oscars

    February 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Ben Affleck presents an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Ben Affleck was snubbed by the Oscars, everyone should be so lucky. His Iran rescue...

  • Day-Lewis wins record third best actor Oscar

    February 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From right, Tommy Lee Jones and Daniel Day Lewis congratulate Rick Carter as Carter walks on stage to accept the award for best production design for “Lincoln” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo...

  • Jennifer Lawrence wins Oscar for best actress

    February 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence has won the Academy Award for best actress for her performance as a young...

  • Ang Lee wins best director Oscar for ‘Life of Pi’

    February 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Director Ang Lee arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ang Lee has won the Academy Award for best director for his “Life of Pi.” It’s the...

  • Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ theme wins Oscar for best song

    February 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Singer Adele performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adele’s “Skyfall” has won the Academy Award for best original song, a first for...

  • Huawei reveals ‘fastest smartphone in the world’

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated product image provided by Huawei, shows the Chinese company’s new flagship model that it calls “the fastest smartphone in the world.”The company said Sunday, Feb. 24, 2012, the device supports faster download speeds than other...

  • Why can’t Washington compromise? They’re too human

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 6, 2013, file photo House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, repeats his call for President Obama to submit a budget proposal to Congress during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, the day after President Barack Obama urged...

  • Conservative wins critical Cyprus presidency vote

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A supporters of Nicos Anastasiades celebrate his victory in the presidential elections in Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. The left-wing candidate in Cyprus’ presidential election runoff, Stavros Malas, has conceded defeat. Near final results...

  • Oscars have clear favorites, wild-card MacFarlane

    February 24, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    A statue in the likeness of an Oscar award is displayed on the red carpet for the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Academy Awards are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

  • Senate panel plans Tuesday vote on Lew nomination

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2013, file photo Jack Lew, President Barack Obama’s choice to be treasury secretary, testifies during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Finance Committee. Democratic Sen. Max Baucus of...