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Archive for August 4th, 2013

  • Ramos welcomes chance to go beyond bad-guy roles

    August 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo released by ABC Television shsows “Lucky 7″ star Luis Antonio Ramos addressing the press at Disney | ABC Television Group’s Summer Press Tour. (AP Photo/ABC, Todd Wawrychuk) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Luis Antonio Ramos,...

  • ‘Idol’ judge Keith Urban lines up for NFL duty

    August 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 16, 2013 file photo shows Keith Urban at the “American Idol” finale in Los Angeles. Urban will return as a judge on the singing competition series. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Keith...

  • ‘Lost’ star Andrews relishes ‘Wonderland’ change

    August 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actors Emma Rigby and Naveen Andrews attend the Disney/ABC Television Group’s 2013 Summer TCA panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, August 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Naveen...

  • Peter Capaldi named as next ‘Doctor Who’ star

    August 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- Glasgow-born actor and Oscar winner Peter Capaldi, as he appeared in London in this file photo dated May 12, 2013. Peter Capaldi is named late Sunday Aug. 4, 2013, as the next lead star for the long-running British science fiction TV series...

  • Box set recalls Elvis Presley’s sessions at Stax

    August 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This 1972 file photo shows Elvis Presley during a performance. A three-CD box set slated for release the first week of August 2013 chronicles two recording sessions by Elvis Presley at the renowned Stax Records in Memphis in 1973. (AP Photo,...

  • Photos of Marilyn Monroe’s last sitting for sale

    August 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This 1962 photo provided by Freeman’s auction house in Philadelphia shows one of a limited-edition portfolio of 10 photos of Marilyn Monroe that is scheduled to go on the block Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. The photos were made from fashion photographer Bert...

  • Australia vote set for Sept. 7; PM runs on economy

    August 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Australia’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd speaks during a press conference at the Parliament House in Canberra, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Prime Minister Rudd called an election on Sept. 7 and said Sunday that it will be fought over who can be trusted to manage...

  • Japan launches talking humanoid robot into space

    August 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Japan’s H-2B rocket lifts off from a launch pad at the Tanegashima Space Center in Tanegashima, southern Japan, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Japan successfully launched the un-manned cargo transporter Sunday carrying close to five and a half tons of supplies...

  • 4-day bus strike in suburbs east of Phoenix ends

    August 4, 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...

  • BART labor talks continue as planned strike looms

    August 4, 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...