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Archive for November 21st, 2013

  • News media protest White House press access limits

    November 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This July 1, 2013, screen grab from the Twitter Page of the official White House photographer, Pete Souza, shows a tweet featuring an image of President Barack Obama and his family listening to a tour guide inside Nelson Mandela’s cell on Robben Island...

  • Psychic Sylvia Browne dies at 77 in California

    November 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by HarperOne shows psychic and author Sylvia Browne. Browne, a psychic whose frequent appearances on shows such as “Larry King Live” and “The Montel Williams Show,” died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at a...

  • NFL embraces possibility of snowy Super Bowl

    November 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated artist’s rendering provided by the National Football League, a proposed toboggan slide is set up in New York. Instead of shrinking from the possibility that football’s ultimate championship could be played in a blizzard, organizers of the...

  • Gap’s 3rd-quarter profit up 9.4 percent

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, a shopper walks down the steps at a Gap store in Los Angeles. Gap Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Thursday, Nov, 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) NEW YORK (AP)...

  • Tech issues block people from NJ online bet test

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Joseph Brennen of Ventnor, NJ logs on to a Harrah’s online casino on his laptop from a highway rest area in Egg Harbor Township, NJ on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, the first day of a test of Internet gambling in New Jersey. Security software designed to...

  • Gov’t weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, a passenger checks her cell phone before a flight in Boston. Federal regulators said Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, that rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and...

  • Northern Dynasty CEO optimistic about Pebble

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Ron Thiessen, president and chief executive officer of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., addresses the lunch crowd Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska, during the annual Alaska Resources Conference, sponsored by the Resource Development Council....

  • Network of electric car chargers stalled in Calif.

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Angie Vorhies leaves her Nissan Leaf electric vehicle charging station as she heads for shopping at a mall Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal...

  • Wash. lawmakers negotiate transportation package

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A large crowd sits in a state Senate hearing room during a work session on a proposed transportation package, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Olympia, Wash. The proposed $12.3 billion plan includes an 11 1/2-cent gas tax increase. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)...

  • After mistaken landing, cargo pilot was confused

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A Boeing 747 “Dreamlifter” takes off Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, the day after it mistakenly landed at Col. James Jabara Airport in Wichita, Kan. The jet landed Wednesday evening at the airport, about 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of its intended...