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Archive for June 17th, 2013

  • Investigators ‘zeroing in’ on Colo. wildfire start

    June 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Firefighter Brandie Smith from Salida, Colo., walks past a burned out structure on the Black Forest wildfire north of Colorado Springs, Colo., on Monday, June 17, 2013. Over 470 homes burned in the wildfire that started last Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)...

  • Texas, SD governors court Conn. gun makers

    June 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes his seat before speaking on civility in politics at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn. on Monday, June 17, 2013. Perry and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have...

  • Dreams turn bitter for Bangladeshi garment workers

    June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 file photo, a policeman walks inside the damaged Tazreen garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Moushumi’s family now has one of the largest homes in their village. It is the dream of nearly every...

  • Military plans would put women in most combat jobs

    June 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 17, 2013 file photo Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey take turns talking to media during a news conference at the Pentagon. Women may be able to begin training as Army...

  • Unions give lift to Turkish protest movement

    June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    People shout anti-government slogans during a rally by the labor unions in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, June 17, 2013. A day earlier, riot police cordoned off streets, set up roadblocks and fired tear gas and water cannons to prevent anti-government protesters...

  • Chaos as gunfire erupts at Utah Father’s day Mass

    June 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sunday, June 16, 2013 photo, a clergyman walks up a small rise near the entrance of St. James Catholic Church in Ogden, Utah after police say Charles Richard Jennings Jr. walked in and shot his 65-year-old father-in-law, James Evans, in the head in...

  • Chinese activist says he’s being forced out by NYU

    June 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 file photo, Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, center, smiles after being awarded the 2012 Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize by actor Richard Gere, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Chen, who was allowed...

  • Family tweets indicate Kim Kardashian gives birth

    June 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2012 file photo, singer Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian attend a benefit in New York. Reports attributed to anonymous sources broke over the weekend that Kardashian has given birth to her baby with West. (Photo by Evan...

  • Davidson, Tom win lead acting Daytime Emmys

    June 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Kris Jenner presents the award for outstanding talk show host at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Days of Our Lives” won...

  • Jay-Z announces new album with Samsung deal

    June 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 1, 2013 file photo shows Jay-Z at “The Great Gatsby” world premiere at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Jay-Z is teaming up with Samsung to release his new album, unveiling a three-minute commercial during the NBA Finals and...