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Archive for November 23rd, 2013

  • DeGeneres has global ‘goal’ for Oscarcast

    November 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left, Gunnery Sergeant Phillip Campo, Staff Sergeant Victor Pozo, Ellen DeGeneres, Sergeant Antonio Sanchezattend the Ellen DeGeneres officially launches the Duracell “Power a Smile” Program, on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Van Nuys Airport in...

  • 3 films split Golden Horse honors

    November 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Best Leading Actor Lee Kang Sheng, left, and actress Zhang Ziyi hold their awards for their films ” Stray Dogs ” and ” The Grandmaster “at the 50th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. The Golden Horse Awards...

  • French film director Georges Lautner dies at 87

    November 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File – This May 24, 2012 file photo shows French film director Georges Lautner, centre, gesturing as he arrives for the screening of The Paperboy at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Georges Lautner, has died aged 87 it...

  • Stars line up to pay tribute to George Jones

    November 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Megadeth and Jamey Johnson perform at the George Jones Tribute – Playin’ Possum: The Final No Show, on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The George...

  • If gov’t backs in-flight calls, will the airlines?

    November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, a passenger checks her cell phone before a flight in Boston. The Federal Communications Commission might be ready to permit cellphone calls in flight. Old concerns about electronics being a danger to airplane...

  • Police: NY deli owners stole $1M lottery ticket

    November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this combination of two undated photos provided by the Nassau County Police Department in Mineola, N.Y., Karim Jaghab, left, and his father, Nabil Jaghab are shown. Police on Long Island say a deli owner and his son are under arrest for scamming a customer...

  • Modest deal breaks deadlock at UN climate talks

    November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A delegate attends the closing session of the 19th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The talks intended to lay foundations for the new climate deal in 2015 were scheduled to...

  • Anti-austerity protests in 55 Spanish cities

    November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A demonstrator protests against austerity measures and financial crisis which affect the country as he’s surrounded by flags, in Pamplona, northern Spain on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. Around the all country, thousands of citizens protested against to...

  • 3rd section of Latvian supermarket roof collapses

    November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People put flowers and light candles in front of the Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. Scores of people have died, including three firefighters, after an enormous section of roof collapsed at a Latvian supermarket in the...

  • Dim traffic sensors dull how ‘smart’ freeways are

    November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 photo, cars pass over circular Caltrans traffic sensors on the State Route 2 Freeway in Los Angeles. About one-third of traffic sensors that Caltrans operates on highways statewide do not work. There are various reasons for this,...