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Archive for August 8th, 2013

  • Usher’s ex-wife granted emergency custody hearing

    August 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 27, 2013 file photo shows Usher accepts the golden note award at the 26th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Usher’s ex-wife asked for an emergency custody hearing a day after one of the...

  • Iraq War vet behind projector in Traverse City

    August 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY AUG. 11 – In this Aug. 2, 2013 photo,Billy Heck prepares for the next movie during the Traverse City, Mich, Film Festival. The Air Force and Army veteran was recently hired by the State Theatre to be a projectionist. (AP Photo/The...

  • Actors say Latinos deserve award-worthy roles

    August 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actress/singer Rita Moreno discusses the documentary film “Latino Americans” at the PBS Summer 2013 TCA press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) BEVERLY...

  • Charlie Rose adding 4th TV show to his workload

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Charlie Rose, host of “Charlie Rose: The Week,” addresses reporters during the PBS Summer 2013 TCA press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS,...

  • More insensitive remarks on CBS ‘Big Brother’ show

    August 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo released by CBS shows houseguest Amanda Zuckerman, the 28-year-old real estate agent in Boynton Beach, Fla., on “Big Brother.” A run of ethnically insensitive remarks has continued on filming for “Big Brother,” raising...

  • Inferno roars through E. Africa’s largest airport

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Firefighters and airport officials view the damage caused by a fire at the international arrivals area of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, in Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. A massive fire destroyed the arrivals hall at Kenya’s main...

  • Japan gov’t to help stop radioactive water leaks

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 24, 2011 aerial photo taken by small unmanned drone and released by AIR PHOTO SERVICE, the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant is seen in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northern Japan. From top to bottom, Unit 1 through...

  • Group: Apps not effective tool for teaching babies

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Leticia Barr, a former schoolteacher who runs the website Tech Savy Mama, is shown during an interview in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, where she weighed in on a controversy brewing over the use of technology to educate young babies. Smartphones...

  • Botulism scare shows NZ reliance on dairy monopoly

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    IN this Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 photo, Fonterra Chief Executive Theo Spierings gestures as he speaks to the media during a press conference in Auckland , New Zealand. The company, dairy giant Fonterra, on Saturday announced that the unsanitary pipes had...

  • Maine firm in Quebec tragedy files for bankruptcy

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo, workers stand before mangled tanker cars at the crash site of a train derailment and fire in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that happened on July 6. Montreal, Maine and Atlantic, the Maine-based railroad whose...