Mother of Down syndrome toddler petitioning Disney to include the disabled lunedě, 10 Novembre 2014 - 12:29 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Andrea Ott-Dahl encourages her daughter Delaney Skye Ott-Dahl, 15 months, while she takes a few steps at the family home in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. In a nod to October's designation as "Down Syndrome Awareness Month," Keston Ott-Dahl, Delaney's other mother, decided to petition Walt Disney Studios to include characters with disabilities in its animated movies so that children like Delaney can see heroes and heroines who look like them.
Man on Fire Atop Train: Police domenica, 09 Novembre 2014 - 08:24 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media A man was found on fire on top of a Metro-North train headed from Stamford, Connecticut, to New York City on Sunday morning. The train, due to arrive at Grand Central Station at 6:19 a.m, lost power shortly after 5 a.m. at the Riverside Metro-North station in Connecticut, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority .
'Big Hero 6,' 'Interstellar' soar at box office domenica, 09 Novembre 2014 - 03:10 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media This image released by Disney shows animated characters Hiro Hamada, voiced by Ryan Potter, left, and Baymax, voiced by Scott Adsit, in a scene from "Big Hero 6." Photo: Disney, AP This photo released by Paramount Pictures shows, Matthew McConaughey, in a scene from the film, '"Interstellar," from Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures. Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon, AP This photo released by Paramount Pictures shows Jessica Chastain in a scene from the film, '"Interstellar," from Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures.
Andy Dick Arrested After Allegedly Stealing Necklace domenica, 09 Novembre 2014 - 10:50 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media A Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson told ABC News that Andy Dick, 48, was arrested on Friday night for Grand Theft Person, meaning they allegedly stole an item that a person was either wearing or carrying. The LAPD declined to give any more details about the alleged incident.
Starry crowd celebrates honorary Academy Awards domenica, 09 Novembre 2014 - 06:36 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell, Kevin Costner, Mark Wahlberg, Sidney Poitier, Ed Norton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Rock, Eddie Redmayne, Ron Howard and Hilary Swank were among the celebrities toasting the first Oscar winners of the season at the film academy's Governors Awards Saturday night. Actress Maureen O'Hara, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere and actor and activist Harry Belafonte accepted honorary Oscars at the private dinner ceremony at Hollywood & Highland's Ray Dolby Ballroom.
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'There are so many of them I thought anyone could have a go':... sabato, 08 Novembre 2014 - 10:15 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Is this creepy website live-streaming YOUR living room? 73,000 webcams now viewable to anyone because their owners haven't set a password - and they're now online for all to watch SAS operation to kill Jihadi John: British special Forces head to secret base on mission to hunt down UK executioner in biggest deployment since 9/11 No hard feelings! Blake Lively and Martha Stewart bond at American Made summit after the lifestyle guru criticized star's new blog Be loyal, honest, polite and never turn up for check-in early... How to charm your way to a hotel room upgrade Dennis Rodman takes credit for North Korea's prisoner release: Sportsman says his letter to Kim Jong-Un led to the release of Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller And the bride wore...bandages! The Trumps take over Palm Beach club for Eric's lavish wedding to producer girlfriend who broke her wrists in an accident two ... (more)
Fla. woman killed by train sabato, 08 Novembre 2014 - 06:06 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media The Florida Highway Patrol reports that that 40-year-old Laura Ann Bennett was hit after turning in front of the fast-moving train Friday afternoon. Bennett had just turned off of U.S. 17 in Pierson into the crossing of a trucking complex where she worked.
Second protection petition filed in Peterson case sabato, 08 Novembre 2014 - 02:01 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Hennepin County prosecutors have filed a second child protection petition in the case connected to Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The Star Tribune reports the Vikings' MVP pleaded no contest Tuesday to recklessly injuring his 4-year-old son when the boy was visiting Peterson in Texas last May. County Attorney Mike Freeman's office said the Texas case made it necessary to open a file for each of Peterson's children who live in the Minnesota county, which contains Minneapolis and St. Paul.
SEC seeks to double $200 million damages award against businessman Wyly sabato, 08 Novembre 2014 - 09:52 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will ask a federal judge to more than double the money Texas businessman Sam Wyly must pay from $200 million to $455 million for his involvement in an offshore fraud scheme, a lawyer for Wyly said on Friday. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in New York has already ordered Wyly and the estate of his late brother Charles to pay $187.7 million plus interest to the SEC, which the regulator has said should total just under $300 million.
Taylor Swift Re-Signs with Music Rights Management Group BMI sabato, 08 Novembre 2014 - 01:28 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Amid the wild success of Taylor Swift 's new album, 1989 , the music rights management group Broadcast Music, Inc., or BMI, has announced it has a new agreement with the singer to represent her for public performance royalty and licensing purposes. BMI President and CEO Mike O'Neill says in a statement, "Beyond her stellar career achievements, Taylor has a unique and extraordinary connection with her fans.
'Toy Story': Five things you may not know venerdě, 07 Novembre 2014 - 09:23 PM - 4 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media It's been almost 20 years since the first "Toy Story" debuted in 1995, but the franchise is still going strong. On Thursday, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed that "Toy Story 4" is coming in June 2017 to the delight of pretty much everyone -- well, except those still grieving from "Toy Story 3." Yeah, we know you're excited.
FBI says it impersonated AP reporter in 2007 case venerdě, 07 Novembre 2014 - 05:13 PM - 4 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media SEATTLE The FBI's creation of a fake news story and impersonation of an Associated Press reporter during a criminal investigation undermine media credibility, blur the lines between law enforcement and the press and raise questions about whether the agency followed its own guidelines, free press advocates say. In a letter to The New York Times on Thursday, FBI Director James Comey said an agent "portrayed himself as an employee of The Associated Press" in 2007 to help catch a 15-year-old suspect accused of making bomb threats at a high school near Olympia, Washington.
US stocks drift after jobs report misses forecasts venerdě, 07 Novembre 2014 - 04:08 PM - 4 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media The U.S. stock market drifted near all-time highs in afternoon trading on Friday after the government's monthly jobs report fell just short of Wall Street's expectations. KEEPING SCORE: As of 2:25 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was up one point at 2,032.
Schieffer's 'Face' reaches the 60-year milestone venerdě, 07 Novembre 2014 - 11:53 AM - 4 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media In this July 15, 2007 file photo provided by CBS, National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, left, appears on CBS's "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer in Washington. The Sunday morning public affairs show "Face the Nation" celebrates 60 years of broadcasts this week, making it the second longest-running television program on the air.
AOL beats Street 3Q... venerdě, 07 Novembre 2014 - 07:49 AM - 4 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media The New York-based company said it had profit of 35 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 52 cents per share.
LACMA to receive $500 million worth of art, largest donation in its history giovedě, 06 Novembre 2014 - 11:40 PM - 4 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will announce today that it has been promised the largest donation of works of art in its history -- at least 47 paintings valued at $500 million from 83-year-old former Univision Communications Chairman and CEO Jerry Perenchio. The name of the donor was not released in advance, although he is expected to attend the 10 a.m. news conference announcing the gift.