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A Minute With: Mary Tyler Moore on a life of achievement

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Mary Tyler Moore, has worn many hats during her long and celebrated career. But the hat she may be best remembered for is the iconic tam she tossed in the air during the opening sequence of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” in the 1970s. Her portrayal of the thirty-something, independent, career woman, Mary Richards, served as ...

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Simon Cowell to launch DJ talent show

LONDON (Reuters) – TV personality and music producer Simon Cowell is launching a new talent competition to find the world’s best DJs. Already known to television audiences in Britain and the United States as the acerbic judge on hit talent shows like “American Idol”, “The X Factor” and “Britain’s Got Talent”, the 52-year-old is looking to expand his empire. “DJ’s ...

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"Excalibur" actor Nicol Williamson dies aged 73

LONDON (Reuters) – Nicol Williamson, once described by John Osborne as “the greatest actor since Marlon Brando,” has died after a battle with esophageal cancer. He was 73. His son Luke said on his father’s official website that he passed away on December 16. He died in Amsterdam where he had lived for over 20 years, according to media reports. ...

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Demi Moore seeks help for exhaustion, health issues

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Demi Moore is seeking professional help to treat “exhaustion” and “overall health” issues, her spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following her split late last year from husband of six years, Ashton Kutcher. “Because of the stresses in her life right now, Demi has chosen to seek professional assistance to treat her exhaustion and improve her overall ...

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Country music great Haggard recovering from pneumonia

NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) – Country singer Merle Haggard, who was admitted to a Georgia hospital last week after illness forced him to cancel a show, was recovering from a host of health issues discovered while he was being treated for pneumonia, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Haggard was admitted to hospital on January 17, when illness forced him to cancel ...

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DC United signs Argentine defender Emiliano Dudar – Washington Times

Washington Times DC United signs Argentine defender Emiliano DudarWashington Times“Emiliano has terrific experience in Europe and with some of the top teams in South America, and we thrilled to announce his addition to our squad,” said DC United general manager Dave Kasper. “He will provide our back line with a big, …DC United signs Argentine defender DudarFox News all 23 ...

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"Social Network" star Armie Hammer busted for pot

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Armie Hammer, who’s currently saddling up to play the title role against Johnny Depp in “The Lone Ranger,” has been arrested for marijuana possession in Texas, TMZ reports. The 25-year-old actor, who came to prominence playing the Winklevoss twins in “The Social Network,” was busted in Sierra Blanca, Texas, on November 30, after police found three ...

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Former employee says Stanford knew his business – Reuters

The Express TribuneFormer employee says Stanford knew his businessReutersStanford, 61, is accused of selling fraudulent certificates of deposit from Stanford International Bank Ltd, which was based on the Caribbean island of Antigua, in a scheme that l...

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Blaxx leads off Power semis – Trinidad Guardian

Blaxx leads off Power semisTrinidad GuardianMachel Montano, the reigning Power Soca monarch, will perform in position 15 in the Groovy segment. The defending champion in that category is Kees. Veteran calypsonian, The Mighty Shadow (Winston Bailey), wh...

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