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Archive for June 25th, 2013

  • Disney renames Mouseketeer stage for Funicello

    June 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This circa 1955 publicity photo released by The Walt Disney Company shows Annette (Annette Funicello) as a Mouseketeer from the Original Mickey Mouse Club. The stage at Walt Disney Studios where “The Mickey Mouse Club” was filmed is now officially the...

  • Bollywood star Salman Khan to face homicide charge

    June 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 file photo, Bollywood actor Salman Khan smiles as he stands in front of a poster showing himself and actress Katrina Kaif at a press conference to promote the film ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ or ‘Once There was...

  • Smithfield drops Paula Deen as spokeswoman

    June 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This undated image released by Smithfield Foods shows celebrity chef Paula Deen wearing a Smithfield apron as she stands in front of various Smithfield meat products. On Monday, June 24, 2013, Smithfield Foods said it was dropping Deen as a...

  • Bluesman Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland remembered by friends

    June 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, Bobby “Blue” Bland, center, is honored with a standing ovation as he is named as an inductee to the Memphis Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at The Warehouse in Memphis, Tenn. Bland’s son Rodd said...

  • Tightrope walk over Ariz. gorge draws 13M viewers

    June 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Daredevil Nik Wallenda crosses a tightrope 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge Sunday, June 23, 2013, on the Navajo reservation outside the boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP)...

  • Source: Sequel to Pitt’s ‘World War Z’ is in works

    June 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this publicity photo released by Paramount Pictures, the infected scale the Israeli walls in “World War Z,” from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions in association with Hemisphere Media Capital and GK Films. (AP Photo/Paramount...

  • US factory boss held hostage by workers in Beijing

    June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    American Chip Starnes, co-owner of Specialty Medical Supplies, looks out from a window after he was hostage by workers inside his plant at the Jinyurui Science and Technology Park in Qiao Zi township of Huairou District, on the outskirts of Beijing, China...

  • Thousands of Wash. workers get furlough notices

    June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to the media about progress on budget negotiations, Monday, June 24, 2013, in Olympia, Wash. Thousands of furlough notices were sent out to state workers in advance of a potential government shutdown on July 1, but Inslee...

  • Documents show IRS also screened liberal groups

    June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2013 file photo, acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Werfel unveils his plan to fix an agency besieged by scandal. President Barack Obama ordered Werfel to conduct a 30-day review of the...

  • Brazil sets $23B hike for transit after protests

    June 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People march toward the Cinelandia square during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, June 24, 2013. Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff said Monday her government will spend $23 billion more on public transportation and announced five core areas that...