Was Sinead O'Connor Set to Appear with Pope Francis at the AMAs? lunedě, 20 Ottobre 2014 - 01:50 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media But according to O'Connor , the pairing almost happened. In a lengthy, stream of consciousness-like post on her official website, O'Connor says that she was approached to perform at the American Music Awards - but that her invitation was rescinded after Dick Clark Productions couldn't get the Pope to agree to come on stage with her.
'Letterman' cue card man fired for colleague clash domenica, 19 Ottobre 2014 - 03:22 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media David Letterman's longtime cue-card holder says he wound up cuing his own firing by getting aggressive with a colleague. Tony Mendez tells the New York Post in a story published Sunday he lost his job after grabbing a co-worker by the shirt Oct. 9 behind the scenes at CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman."
Mothers petition Disney for a hero with Down syndrome domenica, 19 Ottobre 2014 - 08:32 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Walt Disney Studios has for nearly a century featured disabled characters in its animated cartoons, from a none-too-bright Dopey to Nemo and his damaged fin. Now a Bay Area couple has asked for one more from the media giant: a princess who has Down syndrome in common with their daughter.
The exterior of Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, domenica, 19 Ottobre 2014 - 01:40 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Nurse got $630,000 in OT at N.Y. prison The 62-year-old nurse worked 192 days straight, according to her time cards. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://usat.ly/1wcR1Li BEDFORD, N.Y. - A nurse at a New York prison raked in more than $630,000 in overtime in less than five years , putting on her time cards that she worked 192 days straight - or every day for more than six months - mostly in 16.5-hour overnight shifts, according to records obtained by The Journal News .
Los Angeles wants to ban parking apps sabato, 18 Ottobre 2014 - 06:57 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the City Council voted Friday 11-0 to ask city lawyers to draft a measure similar to those passed in other cities that have opposed the practice. The apps alert users when parking spaces in high-demand areas are free and auction them off to the highest bidder.
Russell Brand threatened with arrest during... sabato, 18 Ottobre 2014 - 03:25 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media RUSSELL BRAND was threatened with arrest in New York earlier this week as he staged a protest outside Fox News headquarters after alleging he had been dumped from a planned TV appearance. The comedian/actor claimed a planned guest spot on political pundit Sean Hannity's show was pulled at the last minute and he decided to make a mockery of the cancellation by campaigning on the street outside the channel's studios.
Calif. man gets life in prison for triple murder sabato, 18 Ottobre 2014 - 11:45 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media City News Service says Luis Erasmo Rivera Garcia of Compton was sentenced Friday for the August 2008 attack that occurred near Inglewood. Garcia was convicted last fall of first-degree murder for shooting Los Angeles residents Jose Farias, Victor Farias and Vidal Rebolledo.
FCC chief says he agrees with Obama on fast lanes for internet sabato, 18 Ottobre 2014 - 04:21 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said he agrees with President Barack Obama in opposing creation of so-called fast lanes for Web traffic as the agency rewrites open-Internet rules. "The president and I are in agreement and have always been," Wheeler said at a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C. Wheeler sparked a furor that helped generate 3.7 million comments filed at the FCC by proposing rules earlier this year that might let Internet service providers such as Verizon Communications, AT&T and Comcast charge for quick transport of content over their lines.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows venerdě, 17 Ottobre 2014 - 08:50 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media ABC's "This Week" - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; to Judge Clay Jenkins, top administrator for Dallas County, Texas; Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York. CBS' "Face the Nation" - Fauci; Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association; Dr. Robert Wah, president of the American Medical Association; Jean Ross, co-president of National Nurses United.
Tonsillectomy complications may be more likely in poor, minority kids venerdě, 17 Ottobre 2014 - 05:01 PM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 -- Black and Hispanic children, and those from poor families, are at increased risk for complications after tonsil removal surgery, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 80,000 children who underwent tonsillectomies in California, Florida, Iowa and New York in 2010 and 2011.
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Blake Lively is pregnant with her first baby venerdě, 17 Ottobre 2014 - 09:02 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Blake Lively has debuted her baby bump on the red carpet - where she said she feels she's "always been a mama". The former Gossip Girl star is expecting her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds and recently revealed the happy news on her lifestyle website, Preserve.
Amazon to hire 80K seasonal holiday workers venerdě, 17 Ottobre 2014 - 05:10 AM - 4 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Amazon is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers as it looks to improve its shipping efficiency during the crucial holiday season. The figure is a 14 percent increase over last year's hiring of 70,000 workers, as Amazon has been opening more distribution centers.