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Archive for January 18th, 2014

  • Obama fuels reform on some but not all NSA spying

    January 18, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Jan. 17, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama Talks about National Security Agency surveillance at the Justice Department in Washington. Obama’s orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national...

  • French first lady leaves hospital after resting

    January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan.7, 2012 file photo, French actress Julie Gayet poses at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala, in Palm Springs, Calif. French President Francois Hollande is threatening legal action over magazine report saying...

  • Voters overwhelmingly back new Egypt constitution

    January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Holding national flags and portraits of military chief Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egyptians celebrate the passage of a new constitution after 98.1 percent of voters supported Egypt’s military-backed constitution in a two-day election, in Tahrir Square,...

  • When do nuclear missteps put security in jeopardy?

    January 18, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 19, 2013 file photo, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel takes questions as he briefs reporters at the Pentagon in Washington. As disclosures of disturbing behavior by nuclear missile officers mount, to now include alleged drug use and...

  • Acell Young

    January 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Acell Young, 87, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 11, 2014. Acell was born Dec. 1, 1926, in Natchitoches, La., to Charles Young and Christy Scarbough. They...

  • Winfrey, Thompson are philosophical on Oscar snubs

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Julia Roberts, left, and Oprah Winfrey arrive at the 19th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey says...

  • Porn production moves to Vegas after condom law

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Porn star Riley Reid poses for industry photographers and fans during the Adult Entertainment Expo, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Las Vegas. Potential opportunities for X-rated film production in Nevada were the talk of the Expo at the Hard Rock hotel and...

  • Lawyers to seek bail for man in TV crew shooting

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A former school teacher was acting in self-defense in 2011 when he fired three shots in the air to warn off crew members of a reality TV production, his lawyer told a jury Monday, Jan 13, 2014. But authorities say Carlos Enrique Barron shot at the production...

  • Michelle Obama turns 50, shows off AARP card

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 . Michelle Obama is celebrating her 50th birthday Friday. The first lady was spending the day out of sight, with no...

  • ‘Octomom’ pleads not guilty to fraud charges

    January 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Nadya Suleman, right, appeares in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom with her attorney Arthur J. La Cilento Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Suleman pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of failing to report $30,000 that authorities say she was earning when she applied...