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Archive for May 12th, 2013

  • Chris Brown’s scary curbside art irks LA neighbors

    May 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Sunday May 12, 2013 photo shows a mural painted on the outside of musician Chris Brown’s home in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning musician’s neighbors are unhappy with what some are calling frightening art he’s chosen to have painted...

  • Politics commandeer stage in Mideast TV contest

    May 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Friday, April. 26, 2013 photo, Syrian singer Farah Youssef, performs during the Arab Idol Show broadcast by MBC Arabic satellite channel, in Zouk Mosbeh neighborhood, north of Beirut, Lebanon. Youssef in a recent interview described her ordeal that...

  • NBC promotes fall season with Twitter contest

    May 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 22, 2012 file photo shows actor Sean Hayes poseing for photographers at the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent...

  • Will Disney’s new Tonto be any better?

    May 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This April 2012 photo released by the Navajo Nation shows, Navajo Nation Vice President Rex Lee Jim, left, with Armie Hammer and Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly in Monument Valley during the filming of “The Lone Ranger.” (AP Photo/Emerald...

  • China investigates top planning official for graft

    May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 29, 2009 file photo, Liu Tienan, then the vice chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, speaks during a press conference in Shanghai. China’s top anti-graft committee is investigating the deputy chairman of...

  • Nikkei up after Japan gets nod from G7 on stimulus

    May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 13, 2013. Japan’s stock market jumped Monday after global finance leaders gave a seal of approval to the country’s stimulus program and refrained from criticizing...

  • AP IMPACT: Cars made in Brazil are deadly

    May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – In this March 6, 2008 photo, Ford Ka cars are assembled in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The Ford Ka hatchback sold in Europe scored four stars when it was tested by Euro NCAP in 2008; its Latin...

  • Coast Guard: Drawbridge hits Great Lakes freighter

    May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Damage was done to both the Jefferson Bridge at the Rouge River and to the freighter Herbert C. Jackson around 3 am this morning when the bridge came back down on the freighter, Sunday, May 12, 2013. An estimated 20-25 ships pass through here weekly....

  • ‘Gatsby’ gives ‘Iron Man 3′ a run for its money

    May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This film publicity image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Robert Downey Jr., left, as Tony Stark/Iron Man and Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts in a scene from “Iron Man 3.” (AP Photo/Disney, Marvel Studios) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gatsby looks...

  • Albuquerque woman shot atop her head Sunday

    May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police suspect a bullet that struck a woman may have been fired from a surrounding neighborhood. Police say the bullet fired in Sunday’s shooting landed atop 74-year-old Merced Estrada’s head. She was brought...