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Archive for August 1st, 2013

  • Valerie Harper starts work on TV movie

    August 1, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 16, 2012 file photo shows actress Valerie Harper at the Friars Club Roast of Betty White in New York. The UP cable channel said Wednesday, July 31, 2013 that Valerie Harper is filming a TV movie in Canada. The movie, titled “The...

  • Bay Area transit workers vow to strike in 72 hours

    August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this file photo from Monday, July 1, 2013, commuters wait in standstill traffic to pay their tolls on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in Oakland, Calif. San Francisco Bay Area commuters braced for the possibility of another train strike as the Bay...

  • Threat closes US embassies in Muslim world for day

    August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks to staff members at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. The Obama administration hasn’t sent its top diplomat to Pakistan since 2011, and Kerry’s trip is a chance for the...

  • Lawsuit against Shakira by ex-boyfriend dismissed

    August 1, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 8, 2013 file photo, Shakira arrives at “The Voice” season 4 red carpet event at the House of Blues, in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge dismissed a lawsuit against the singer on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, filed by her...

  • Saudi airman rejects plea deal in Vegas child rape

    August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This file image provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Mazen Alotaibi. Alotaibi, 23, a sergeant in Saudi Arabia’s Air Force, was arrested Dec. 31, 2012, in Las Vegas. At a hearing on Thursday Aug. 1,2013 a defense...

  • Bus drivers begin strike in some Phoenix suburbs

    August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1433 strike in front of the First Transit Inc., bus depot on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 in Tempe, Ariz, after hundreds of bus operators overwhelming rejected a proposed labor contract Wednesday. The strike has...

  • Budget plans imploding, Congress is heading home

    August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, walk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at the conclusion of a news conference after Republicans defeated a $54 billion funding bill for...

  • Obama picks restructuring expert to take over IRS

    August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 27, 2009, file photo, John Koskinen is seen outside the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama has nominated Koskinen as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) commissioner. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

  • NM ex-officer: No lawyer for wrongful death case

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Albuquerque police officer recently acquitted of killing his wife says he can’t find a lawyer to represent him in a related wrongful death civil case. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/17WsxsR) that Levi...

  • Ariz. man accused of assaulting NM police officer

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man is in custody for allegedly assaulting a Santa Fe police officer after refusing to leave the driveway of author Forrest Fenn. Police say 34-year-old Kevin Fulgham is being held on suspicion of aggravated assault on a...