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Archive for May 31st, 2013

  • Ventura dangles idea of 2016 presidential bid

    May 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Jessie Ventura, wearing a shirt featuring guitarist Jimi Hendrix, speaks at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is back from his part-time home in...

  • Comedian scolded for Boston benefit show decision

    May 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 14, 2013 file photo, comedian Dane Cook arrives for an event at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Cook is under fire for his decision not to let organizers stream or televise his set at a benefit concert Thursday night, May 30, 2013,...

  • Study on female breadwinners ignites verbal brawl

    May 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 6, 2012 file photo provided by Fox News, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly poses at the anchor desk at the Fox studios in New York. Kelly says she’s offended by a male colleague’s suggestion that children of working mothers...

  • The Roots live large in new Philadelphia mural

    May 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Workmen sweep in front of a new mural honoring The Roots, Friday, May 31, 2013, in Philadelphia. As a teen growing up in Philadelphia, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter got busted for graffiti and was ordered by a judge to clean up such vandalism by...

  • Thom Yorke readies tour with Atoms For Peace

    May 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 22, 2013, photo shows members of the band Atoms For Peace, from left, Flea, Joey Waronker, Thom Yorke, foreground center, Nigel Godrich and Mauro Refosco posing for a portrait in Los Angeles. The band’s 27-date tour begins in July in Europe and...

  • ‘After Earth’ joins exclusive ultra-HD movie club

    May 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Monday, May 20, 2013 photo, Sony Electronics business development manager Keith Vidger stands against a beam of light from a movie projector as he explains about 4K digital cameras at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif. Sony Corp., one of the...

  • NKorean farmers planting rice with profits in mind

    May 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday May 29, 2013 photo, North Korean farm workers transplant rice seedlings at Tongbong Cooperative Farm, near Hamhung, North Korea. Farmers in North Korea have confirmed that they have begun carrying out new economic policies designed to boost...

  • Kan. lawmakers get closer but stall on sales tax

    May 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback answers questions from reporters about tax issues after chatting with legislators in Statehouse hallways, Friday, May 31, 2013, in Topeka, Kan. Brownback wants to adjust the state sales tax to raise new revenues while the state cuts...

  • Panels vote to restore state worker pay

    May 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Nevada Senate leadership, from left, Sens. Ben Kieckhefer, R-Reno, Michael Roberson, R-Henderson, Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, and Debbie Smith, D-Sparks, talk on the Senate floor at the Legislative Building, in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, May 31, 2013. Going...

  • NY Cancer Society says sweet smokes aimed at kids

    May 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Cigar enthusiast Brendan Glennon poses with a display of candy-flavored cigars at a custom tobacco shop in Albany, N.Y., Friday, May 31, 2013. The American Cancer Society is pushing to make New York the first state to enact a comprehensive restriction on the...