NY governor creates task force to conduct nail salon probes luned́, 11 Maggio 2015 - 11:36 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Gov. Andrew Cuomo is creating a task force to conduct investigations into nail salons around New York, following a report of widespread exploitation of workers. The New York Times reported Monday that Cuomo says he will not stand by as workers are deprived of wages.
Prince debuts song about Baltimore at 'Rally 4 Peace' luned́, 11 Maggio 2015 - 07:31 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Fans line up outside Royal Farms Arena before Prince's Baltimore concert Sunday, May 10, 2015. Photo: Jerry Jackson, AP Longtime fan Nikki Harris of Baltimore shows off her embroidered Prince jacket while waiting for the doors to open for Prince's Baltimore concert Sunday, May 10, 2015.
China is making moves in Antarctica domenica, 10 Maggio 2015 - 11:07 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media China is making big moves in Antarctica as it attempts to position itself for maximum influence on the world's last unclaimed piece of land, Jane Perlez reports for The New York Times. Although Beijing did not establish its first Antarctic research base until 1985, Chinese efforts to expand its influence across the continent have intensified and are now outpacing other nations' plans.
May 16: National Naked Showering Day domenica, 10 Maggio 2015 - 06:57 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media "You'd be amazed how many people have been showering naked lately, and finding it refreshingly different - and better for them!" - Dr. Gretchen Narnlinger, Clinical Hygienist Scene from a 1960 Paramount Pictures movie by Alfred Hitchcock: lots of people have been secretly showering without clothes for many years. . Every single day of the year is a Day for something, but I was astonished to learn that this May 16 is not only Debra Winger's birthday, it's also National Naked Showering Day, apparently established six years ago to promote a "cleaner, more full-bodied hygiene experience."
North Carolina familya s 7th wonder is a girl domenica, 10 Maggio 2015 - 02:52 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Stephen, 37, and Cher Lair, 36, are the proud parents of six boys and are expecting their seventh child, and their first girl, on August 26, 2015. They and their sons Jackson, 13, Campbell, 9, Sawyer, 7, Houston, 5, Shepherd, 4 and Knox, 2, stay active in their Apex home.
Yet another rape hoax busted domenica, 10 Maggio 2015 - 10:33 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Rape hoaxes seem all the rage, from Lena Dunham claiming to have been raped in her best-selling autobiography to Rolling Stone getting a fraternity shut down by a fraudulent story of an improbably gang rape. The Daily Caller brings us the story: Last weekend, an 18-year-old student at the school had told campus police that two young men who were complete strangers raped her at knifepoint in her fourth-floor dorm room.
Transformer fire shuts down part of Indian Point power plant domenica, 10 Maggio 2015 - 12:06 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters near the main entrance of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y. on Saturday, May 9, 2015 after an Entergy company spokesperson said a transformer failed and caused a fire at the Unit 3 nuclear power plant. The fire was extinguished and the unit shut down automatically according to the company.
HBO cleared by U.S. jury in Time Warner case sabato, 09 Maggio 2015 - 08:01 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media New York: A federal jury cleared HBO of libel claims on Friday in a lawsuit brought against the Time Warner Inc subsidiary by a British sporting goods company over a report linking it to child labor in India. Mitre Sports International, a unit of Britain's Pentland Group, sued HBO for defamation in October 2008, after a report called "Children of Industry" first aired on the U.S. national broadcaster's news program "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel."
Leslie Mann Comedy Picked Up by Paramount sabato, 09 Maggio 2015 - 03:42 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Paramount Pictures has snapped up the U.S. distribution rights to a new, untitled comedy that is being written for Leslie Mann by The Hangover writing team of Jon Lucas and Scott Moore . Lucas and Moore will also direct the film from their original screenplay, which Block Entertainment and Merced Media are producing alongside Judd Apatow .
Trip to Cuba represents Minnesota Orchestra's revival sabato, 09 Maggio 2015 - 11:37 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media In this Jan. 15, 2015 photo, Osmo Vanska conducts the Minnesota Orchestra's rehearsal for the 12th annual Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute concert at Orchestra Hall Auditorium in Minneapolis. The orchestra will be the first ensemble from the U.S. to perform in Cuba since President Barack Obama moved to re-establish ties and rebuild economic relations with the Communist-led country.
ABC Brings Muppets Back To Prime Time As News Emerges About Fall Shows sabato, 09 Maggio 2015 - 10:37 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media The long wait for Muppets fans is over: ABC is bringing back the beloved puppets in a prime time TV series this fall for the first time in nearly 20 years. News of the new show, called The Muppets , dropped this week as TV networks begin calling producers, stars and studio executives in advance of next week's "upfronts" - the annual ritual where broadcasters roll out their fall schedules for advertisers to score advance sales.
AOL 1st-quarter revenue rises as ad sales strengthen sabato, 09 Maggio 2015 - 06:28 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media AOL's first-quarter revenue climbed on strong advertising sales, seemingly validating the company's decision in recent years to spend heavily on advertising technology. The New York company earned $7 million, or 9 cents per share, for the period ended March 31. That compares with $9.3 million, or 11 cents per share, a year ago.
Led Zeppelin a Stairway to Heavena lawsuit coming to Los Angeles sabato, 09 Maggio 2015 - 02:18 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media A Philadelphia judge determined that a copyright-infringement lawsuit involving Led Zeppelin's “Stairway to Heaven” should be tried in federal court in Los Angeles, according to a ruling obtained today by City News Service. The suit, filed last year in Philadelphia federal court, alleges that the iconic guitar arpeggio opening of “Stairway,” released 44 years ago, was lifted from the 1968 instrumental “Taurus” by the long-defunct Los Angeles band Spirit.
6 People Injured When Fire Rips Through Bronx Apartment Building venerd́, 08 Maggio 2015 - 09:59 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media CBS 2 CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals Tony's Table Links [...] WCBS 880 WCBS Newsradio 880 is one of the tri-state's most trusted sources for news and information.
Watch: Tina Fey strips for David Letterman venerd́, 08 Maggio 2015 - 05:44 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Fey made her final appearance on "The Late Show" and vowed never to wear a "fancy dress" on a talk show again, according to E! News. "First of all it's very hard work," said the former "30 Rock" star, who has appeared on the show 20 times.
Lindsay Lohan tried serving community service from home venerd́, 08 Maggio 2015 - 05:44 PM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Lindsay Lohan tried doing her court-ordered community service from her London apartment, according to the New York Daily News. Court records reportedly show the "Mean Girls" actress tried claiming time she spent in January and February posting photos to, and organizing, the Facebook page of U.K. charity group Community Service Volunteers.
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