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Archive for January 8th, 2014

  • AP Interview: Egypt’s top satirist prepares return

    January 8, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A man walks outside Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef’s studio in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Youssef, often compared to U.S. comedian Jon Stewart, says his team will bring back its popular television show poking fun at politics in a...

  • White House defends itself, Biden over Gates book

    January 8, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    The book entitled: “Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary of War,” by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates is seen in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The White House is bristling over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ new memoir accusing...

  • ‘Modern Family’ cast heading to Australia to film

    January 8, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by ABC shows Julie Bowen, left, and Ty Burrell in a scene from “Modern Family.” Qantas airline is partnering with the show’s production company, 20th Century Fox, to fly the cast to Australia next month for a two week shoot...

  • Chris Brown rejects plea deal in DC assault case

    January 8, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Singer Chris Brown, leaves the District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Lawyers for Brown say the singer has rejected a plea deal in a case in which he’s accused of hitting a man outside a Washington hotel. Brown appeared...

  • Larry D. Hall

    January 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments (1)

    On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, Larry was called home to be with our Lord. Larry is survived by his wife, Polly, who was his sweetheart and was married to him for 58 years. Larry was the loving father of and is survived by his three children; four grandchildren;...

  • Pauline Lois Brancheau

    January 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Pauline Lois Brancheau, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 6, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was born in Holland, Ohio, on Feb. 19, 1914, to Alvin and Audrey Crumm. Pauline had two half...

  • Abe heads to Africa to boost Japan’s profile

    January 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, and his wife Akie wave as they depart for Africa, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Abe is heading to Africa, keeping up a busy overseas travel schedule designed to boost Japan’s global...

  • Obama likely to accept change in spying on leaders

    January 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 6, 2013 file photo shows the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. President Barack Obama is hosting a series of meetings this week with lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he...

  • VW to show off Passat concept with 42 mpg highway

    January 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated product image provided by Volkswagen shows the Passat BlueMotion concept car. On Monday, Jan. 12, 2014 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the German automaker plans to unveil the Passat BlueMotion concept, which combines...

  • Immigration foes dig in amid expectations in House

    January 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 12, 2013 file photo shows immigration activists gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington. A chief Republican foe of immigration legislation says it would be a “colossal mistake” for the House to consider any measure this year and...