Conrad Black had a no alternativea but to fight to clear his name venerdý, 10 Ottobre 2014 - 09:43 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Conrad Black steps out of a hearing at the Ontario Securities Commission during a break in proceedings in Toronto on Oct. 8, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young Conrad Black said Friday that he's fighting Canada's largest securities regulator to protect his reputation, and not because he's interested in becoming the director of a public company in Ontario again.
Police shoot pit bulls that killed 4 alpacas venerdý, 10 Ottobre 2014 - 01:55 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Authorities say they had to shoot two pit bulls that got loose and killed four alpacas at a farm in western New York. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office tells The Buffalo News that deputies were called to Creek Edge Alpaca Farm in the town of Hartland on Wednesday morning by an employee who said dogs were attacking alpacas.
Review: 'It's Only A Play' is wickedly funny venerdý, 10 Ottobre 2014 - 09:56 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Some people might call "It's Only A Play" a valentine to the theater, but you mustn't believe them. Terrance McNally's play is not so much a love letter from a shy, smitten admirer as a mash note sent by a stalker who's written it in capital letters and smeared it with what may be bodily fluids.
Masked bandit apologizes, kisses couple in robbery venerdý, 10 Ottobre 2014 - 02:06 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media A masked gunman in Guam apologized to two employees of a small casino and hugged and kissed them before fleeing with more than $5,000. The man, wearing a camouflage baseball cap on top of a black ski mask, entered the Lucky Land gambling room Wednesday night with a silver handgun, sending between six to eight customers scrambling for the exits, the Pacific Daily News reported .
Time Warner shareholders OK Comcast deal giovedý, 09 Ottobre 2014 - 06:20 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Time Warner Cable said Thursday its shareholders approved its acquisition by Comcast Corp., clearing another hurdle for the $45 billion deal. In February, Comcast said it agreed to buy rival Time Warner in an all-stock deal.
Soprano triumphs as bloodthirsty Lady M giovedý, 09 Ottobre 2014 - 02:20 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media When Anna Netrebko asked her fiance what he thought of her performance as the murderous Lady Macbeth in Verdi's operatic version of Shakespeare, she says, "He got very quiet." "I asked him what was the matter, and he said, 'I just saw a completely different woman,'" the Russian soprano recalled.
John Lennon comes to life in show opening in NY giovedý, 09 Ottobre 2014 - 10:22 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media When John R. Waters first heard the Beatles on the radio as a teenager, he made more than one mistake. "They sounded like a Motown band and I thought there was a chick singer in there somewhere," said Waters laughing.
Police arrest tar-covered man on gas station roof giovedý, 09 Ottobre 2014 - 10:22 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media When police in Daytona Beach, Florida, found a man covered in tar on the roof of a closed gas station before dawn, he told them he was visiting family. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported Thursday the 30-year-old man then tried to convince officers he was a repairman who was atop the Sunoco station at 3 a.m. Tuesday because he heard the air conditioners making noise.
Paula Patton files to divorce Robin Thicke giovedý, 09 Ottobre 2014 - 06:33 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks: Sources told E! News in late September that the duo had split. The two were first romantically linked in September 2011; Derulo confirmed their relationship in January 2012, E! News reported.
Gwyneth Paltrow laughs off Martha Stewart swipe giovedý, 09 Ottobre 2014 - 02:48 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Stewart recently blasted the actress for creating the Goop website when she could be concentrating on her Hollywood career, telling Porter magazine, "She just needs to be quiet. a If she were confident in her acting, she wouldn't be trying to be Martha Stewart."
Jay Leno returning to TV? mercoledý, 08 Ottobre 2014 - 11:07 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Jay Leno is talking with CNBC about launching a new show about cars, according to the New York Daily News. Leno is a longtime automobile aficionado and collector.
Tinashe Releases Debut Album, "Aquarius"; Says Major Studio Recording Was "a Learning Process" mercoledý, 08 Ottobre 2014 - 07:19 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media This week saw the release of Tinashe 's debut album, Aquarius, which includes her DJ Mustard -produced hit "2 On" with ScHoolboy Q . Although some might assume that she's become a sensation overnight, the singer worked hard to cultivate a fanbase with her two critically acclaimed mixtapes, In Case We Die and Reverie, both of which were recorded in her bedroom inside her parents home, located in La Cresenta, California.
Seattle school district settles rape allegation mercoledý, 08 Ottobre 2014 - 03:28 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media The Seattle school district has agreed to pay $700,000 to the family of a high school student who said she was raped by another student on an overnight field trip to Olympic National Park. Seattle Public Schools attorney Ron English tells The Seattle Times the district admits no liability and settled to avoid a lawsuit.
'7th Heaven' actor accused of child molestation mercoledý, 08 Ottobre 2014 - 12:23 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Two cable television networks said Tuesday they would not broadcast scheduled re-runs of veteran TV actor Stephen Collins' beloved family series "7th Heaven." The networks, UP TV and TV Guide, announced the cancellations after details of molestation allegations against Collins were reported by celebrity website TMZ.