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Archive for April 12th, 2013

  • Tyga to perform at Harvard show despite opposition

    April 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This July 13, 2012 file photo shows rapper Tyga visiting the set of New.Music.Live. at the MuchMusic HQ in Toronto. Grammy-nominated rapper Tyga is set to perform at Harvard University’s weekend spring concert despite opposition from hundreds...

  • More Kardashian divorce settlement talks scheduled

    April 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    TV personality Kim Kardashian leaves Los Angeles County Superior Court after a hearing in her divorce from Kris Humphries, Friday, April 12, 2013. Humphries, a power forward for the Brooklyn Nets, did not attend the hearing. The reality star wants a divorce...

  • ‘Exorcist’ director revisits old demons in memoir

    April 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This book cover image released by Harper shows “The Friedkin Connection,” a memoir by William Friedkin. (AP Photo/Harper) “The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir” (Harper), by William Friedkin A self-made, scrappy professional reaches the...

  • BBC in hot seat as anti-Thatcher song climbs chart

    April 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Anti-Thatcher protesters react to the death of former British Prime Minister as they gather at Trafalgar Square in London, Monday, April 8, 2013. Opponents of the late Margaret Thatcher are taking a kind of musical revenge on the former prime minister,...

  • Jury awards $12M to Fla. billionaire in wine spat

    April 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Florida billionaire William Koch, left, and his lawyer John Hueston hold bottles of wine outside Manhattan federal court, Friday, April 12, 2013, in New York. A Manhattan jury concluded the wines were sold to Koch fraudulently at a 2005 auction by a...

  • Battle over NM building codes returns to court

    April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists are accusing state construction regulators of running afoul of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. The New Mexico Environmental Law Center late Thursday asked the court to hold the state Construction Industries...

  • Sentencing in child rape case postponed

    April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sentencing of a former Gallup paramedic convicted of raping of an 11-year-old boy in an Albuquerque arroyo has been postponed. Genaro Sandoval was scheduled to be sentenced Friday in Albuquerque District Court. Court officials...

  • Police: NM inmate attacked officer with urine

    April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is facing battery charges after authorities say he threw his urine at an Eddy County Detention officer. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/10VeO31) that Anthony Duran was arrested this week on two...

  • State launches testing probe into top NM school

    April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State education officials have launched an investigation into one of New Mexico’s top performing public high schools over allegations of testing “irregularities.” Officials from the state’s Public Education...

  • Groundbreaking improv comic Jonathan Winters dies

    April 12, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This March 1967 file photo shows comedian Jonathan Winters in a scene from the film “Eight on the Lam.” Winters, whose breakneck improvisations inspired Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and many others, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his...