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Archive for January 18th, 2014

  • PARIS MENSWEAR: Kendrick Lamar’s 1st show is Dior

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Models present creations as part of Hermes men’s Fall-Winter 2014-2015 fashion collection, presented Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Paris. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) PARIS (AP) — The weekend provided no respite for Paris’ frenetic menswear shows,...

  • Funeral held for activist poet-writer Amiri Baraka

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A portrait of Amiri Baraka is displayed during the poet’s funeral Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Newark, N.J. The 79-year-old author of blues-based poems, plays and criticism died Jan. 9 of an undisclosed illness. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) NEWARK, N.J. (AP)...

  • Dramas illustrate rapid change in television

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In a Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 file photo, creator and executive producer Marc Cherry speaks on stage at the Lifetime/A&E Winter Press Tour, in Pasadena, Calif. Cherry and Damon Lindelof, creators of two of the most indelible dramas on network...

  • Madonna apologizes for racial slur

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, June 18, 2013 file photo, Madonna’s son, Rocco Ritchie, foreground, attends the world premiere of “Madonna: The MDNA Tour” at the Paris Theatre in New York. Madonna is apologizing for using a racial slur to...

  • Detroit auto show opens to the public

    January 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    People walk around the Lexus display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit has opened its doors to the public. The...

  • After 50 years, Del.-NJ ferry runs like clockwork

    January 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Robert Vance sits with his crew in the bridge of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry as they head to New Jersey on Jan. 8, 2014. For a half-century, the ferry has beaten “driving around” virtually every day, stopping only for ice, hurricanes and an employee strike...

  • Former NFL star Sharper arrested in Los Angeles

    January 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 25, 2009, file photo, New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper looks on during warm-ups before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami. The former NFL star defensive back has been arrested on suspicion of rape, the...

  • AP: Borgata ends fake chip-tainted NJ poker match

    January 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 26, 2013 file photo shows the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. The casino and state gambling regulators suspended a poker tournament at the Borgata on Jan. 17, 2014 amid an investigation into whether someone used...

  • NH to try again to regulate drones, ensure privacy

    January 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, an aerial drone with a high quality video camera records the landscape of the Berkshire Equestrian Center in Richmond, Mass. Drones have been used to market luxury properties in other areas of the country....

  • W.Va. spill latest case of coal tainting US waters

    January 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Sarah Bergstrom poses for a photo with her son Blake, 4, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in her home in Charleston, W.Va. The 29-year-old nurse who is 4 months pregnant with her second child was devastated when she learned after a ban on tap water was lifted days...