Archive for December 29th, 2013

  • Hollywood struggles against new film meccas

    December 29, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file film publicity image originally released by 20th Century Fox shows the characters Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, right, and Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington, in a scene from “Avatar.” Director James Cameron announced...

  • Turkey: Rift with US-based cleric widens

    December 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A protester shouts ” catch the thief!..”as several hundred people call on the government to resign during a protest in Ankara, Turkey, late Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. Prime Minister Erdogan on Friday faced mounting accusations of trying to cover up a...

  • Cavaliers suspend center Andrew Bynum

    December 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Cleveland Cavaliers’ Andrew Bynum (21) shoots over Chicago Bulls center Nazr Mohammed (48) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Chicago. The Bulls won 100-84 ending a four-game losing streak. Bynum had 19...

  • High stakes for US families losing jobless benefit

    December 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Richard Mattos, 59, looks for jobs at a state-run employment center in Salem, Ore., on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Mattos is one of more than 1 million Americans who will lose federal unemployment benefits at year’s end. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)...

  • Activists: Syrian airstrike kills 21 in Aleppo

    December 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center, AMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, firefighters hose down burning vehicles after a Syrian aircraft pummeled masaken hanano, an opposition...

  • Fire on express train in India kills at least 26

    December 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Policeman and firefighters search for victims of a train accident at Kothacheruvu, about 155 kilometers north of Bangalore, India, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. A fire engulfed two coaches of an express train in southern India early Saturday, killing at least two...

  • South Sudan: ‘White Army’ militia marches to fight

    December 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Atem Apieth, 6, who received a gunshot wound to his shoulder during the recent fighting in Bor and managed to travel for treatment to the capital by boat, is examined by two doctors at the Juba Military Hospital in Juba, South Sudan Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. A...

  • Egyptian student dies during protests at campus

    December 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Flames and smoke billow from a fire, that started after a student was killed under disputed circumstances during clashes, at al-Azhar University, in the Nasr City suburb of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. Al-Azhar students have been protesting for...

  • 12-29-13


    December 29, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off

    And thus concludes our little tale. Keep those lawn decorations safe until next year, folks! [/auth...