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Archive for August 2nd, 2013

  • Michael Ansara, who played original Klingon, dies

    August 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 21, 1969 file photo, Michael Ansara and Barbara Eden were among several Hollywood couples at the Inaugural Ball in the Sheraton Hotel Ballroom, in Washington. A longtime friend and spokesman for Ansara says the actor died Wednesday,...

  • Time Warner Cable drops CBS in NY, LA, Dallas

    August 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A television screen shows the CBS channel with an announcement by Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles on Friday, Aug. 2,2013. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas are losing the CBS channel, as the cable provider says it...

  • Taylor Swift’s childhood home in Pa. on market

    August 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ADDS THAT HOME IS UNDER CONTRACT – FILE – In this June 6, 2013 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the 2013 CMA Music Festival in Nashville,Tenn. Swift’s childhood home in Pennsylvania is on the market, but fans looking to “Begin...

  • Jack White denies threatening estranged wife

    August 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 29, 2008 file photo, musician Jack White, left, and Karen Elson arrive on the red carpet for the Royal World Premiere of the 22nd James Bond film, “Quantum of Solace” in London. White denies making any threats against his...

  • ‘Dark Knight Returns’ No. 2 cover sells for $478K

    August 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image provided by Heritage Auctions on July 2, 2013 shows the original art drawn by writer/artist Frank Miller for the cover to “The Dark Knight Returns” No. 2. The cover has sold for $478,000, according to Heritage Auctions. (AP...

  • Mexican city fines concert $8,000 on drug ballads

    August 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, singer Alfredo Rios better known as “El Komander” performs in concert at a rodeo in Naucalpan, Mexico. Rios is one of the best-known singers of the “Altered Movement” genre whose lyrics...

  • Mexico: methane gas build-up, spark caused blast

    August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2013 file photo, firefighters and workers dig for survivors after an explosion at an adjacent building to the executive tower of Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX, in Mexico City. Mexican authorities said in an Aug. 2,...

  • Bay Area commuters brace for another BART strike

    August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this file photo from Monday, July 1, 2013, striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers picket as they close the intersection of 14th & Broadway on Monday, July 1, 2013, in downtown Oakland, Calif. San Francisco Bay Area commuters braced for the possibility...

  • Global travel warning: US cites al-Qaida threat

    August 2, 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...

  • Time Warner Cable drops CBS in NY, LA, Dallas

    August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A television screen shows the CBS channel with an announcement by Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles on Friday, Aug. 2,2013. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas are losing the CBS channel, as the cable provider says it...