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Archive for March 21st, 2013

  • Passing reference in ‘Argo’ rankles New Zealand

    March 21, 2013 • Entertainment, World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday Feb. 24, 2013 file photo, director and producer Ben Affleck accepts the award for best picture for “Argo” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles. “Argo” mentions New Zealand just once in passing, but...

  • Robinson film screenings to help KC Negro Leagues

    March 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 15, 1947 file photo, from left, Brooklyn Dodgers baseball players John Jorgensen, Pee Wee Reese, Ed Stanky and Jackie Robinson pose at Ebbets Field in New York. Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is hosting an advance...

  • Newcomer Kacey Musgraves takes Nashville by storm

    March 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Feb. 20, 2013 photo shows Kacey Musgraves at the Barista Parlor in Nashville, Tenn. Musgraves’ latest CD, “Same Trailer Different Park,” was released on March 19, 2013. (Photo by Donn JonesInvision/AP) Kacey Musgraves hates the genre...

  • British horror author James Herbert dies at 69

    March 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2000 file photo, British author James Herbert poses for a photograph in London. James Herbert, whose bestselling spine-tinglers included “The Rats” and “The Fog,” died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the age...

  • Bobby Brown turns himself in for DUI conviction

    March 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 18, 2012 file photo, singer Bobby Brown, former husband of the late Whitney Houston performs at Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. Brown is scheduled to turn himself in today, March 20,2013 to begin serving a 55-day jail...

  • Asia stocks rise after US Fed stays the course

    March 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Cyprus’ Finance Minister Michalis Sarris, center back to camera, speaks to the media after his meeting with Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov at the building of Russian Finance Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Cyprus’...

  • Japan’s Feb trade deficit at $8.1B as exports lag

    March 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Dec. 20, 2012 photo, cars for export park at Yokohama port, south of Tokyo. Japan recorded a trade deficit of 777.5 billion yen ($8.1 billion) in February, despite the yen’s weakening against the U.S. dollar, as exports of cars and auto parts...

  • NY to reverse ban on magazine size in gun law

    March 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in the Red Room at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says one of the issues in protracted New York state budget talks is a concern that Cuomo is...

  • Tribe: Nevada coal plant falsified pollution data

    March 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This May 14, 2012, file photo, shows the Reid-Gardner power station on the Moapa Indian Reservation, in Moapa, Nev. Representatives of an Indian tribe with homes near this coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas say they’ve got evidence,...

  • McDonald’s adds chicken McWrap to core menu

    March 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This product image provided by McDonald’s shows the restaurant’s new chicken McWrap sandwich wrap. The world’s biggest hamburger chain says the new sandwich wrap will come in three varieties — Chicken & Bacon, Sweet Chili Chicken and...