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3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Pilots reveal death-defying ordeal as engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok

When both of Flight CX780's engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok, tragedy looked certain to its pilots, who hadn't trained for such an emergency.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Al Bawaba

Two Egyptian police killed day after new jihadist group claims Cairo bomb

Agence France Presse reported Sunday that at least two policemen were killed by armed attackers on the road between Cairo and Suez Saturday shortly after a small jihadist group claimed attack for the Cairo bombs that struck Egypt's capital last week.


Related Topix: Agence FrancePresse, IT Services

The Indian Express

Sony Music, Zee ink global digital assets management deal

Sony Music Entertainment and Zee Music Co today announced a world-wide deal under which the global music major will manage all digital assets for the Indian firm's upcoming Bollywood releases.


Related Topix: Sony Music Entertainment, Music, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema

Sunday Herald

Record number complain about electricity and gas companies

Between January and March, a record 10,638 people complained to the Ombudsman Service about the Big Six gas and electricity firms, three times the number making their feelings felt in the same period last year.


Related Topix: ScottishPower, Energy, uSwitchcom

Wausau Daily Herald

How a NYC cab driver evaded $28K in tolls

How would a cabbie manage to cross the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge in New York City more than 3,000 times without paying a dime in tolls? Pretty easily, it turns out.


Related Topix: Publishing, New Times

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

James Franco Attacks Critic over Review of His Broadway Show

Criticize James Franco at your own peril. The actor did not take kindly to The New York Times' lukewarm review of his new Broadway play, Of Mice and Men , and he let the world know about it on Instagram.


Related Topix: New Times, Publishing


News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Drugs, Publishing, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Tribeca: Hillary Clinton Supports Chelsea's Producer Debut at 'Of Many' Screening

The film, which screened at the AMC Loews Village 7 in New York as part of the Tribeca Film Festival, drew a crowd that included President Bill Clinton , who was on hand to support his daughter.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tribeca (New York, NY), Real Estate, American Mortgage Acceptance, Liberty Media, Insurance, Television, Loews

The Town Talk

Viral ad sparks debate on parental roles

Bud Light just released an ad about a job listing that they reveal at the end of the video is actually just a description of dads.


Related Topix: Publishing, American Greetings, Parenting, Family

WTVG-TV Toledo

Check out Dave Chappelle's new buff look

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is pregnant with her first child.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Fox Filmed Entertainment


Suspected kidnapper chased into LA building

Authorities have sealed off a corner of downtown Los Angeles as they hunt for a suspected kidnapper who ran into a building after a car chase.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment


Clinton memoir gets a title: 'Hard Choices'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's much anticipated next memoir will be titled "Hard Choices," the book's publisher announced Friday.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Simon & Schuster, Simon and Schuster, Publishing

Myrtle Beach Online

MGM asks Massachusetts to delay fee collection

MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis said on Thursday that the Las Vegas-based company risks losing about $200 million in fees, deposits and other payments if a referendum to repeal the state's 2011 casino law is put before voters in November and passes.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Hotels, House Party, MGM Mirage, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Business News


James Franco lashes out at theater critic

James Franco has lashed out at a New York Times theater critic after receiving a mixed review for his performance in "Of Mice and Men."


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, James Franco, Publishing, New Times, Vocal, John Steinbeck, Hot Chicks, Leighton Meester

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Clyde 2

Chelsea Clinton 'Thrilled' At Pregnancy News

The 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hilary Clinton made the surprise announcement at a fundraising event in New York aimed at empowering women.


Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network, Music


Chinese social media company Weibo's shares jump in US stock market debut

Weibo was launched four years ago by Chinese online media company Sina Corp. Weibo provides a Twitter-like service that allows users to post a feed of up to 140 Chinese characters to share with others.


Related Topix: Search Engines, Computers, Sina, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Mayor pitches New Orleans as home for Late Show

Los Angeles and New York have been making their cases. Now, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is pitching his city as the new home for the "Late Show" when Stephen Colbert takes over that CBS program from David Letterman next year.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, CBS, Television, Showtime Networks, Maurice, LA, Lafayette, LA


2014 Golden Gods Awards to air on VH1 Classic

The Golden Gods are headed to VH1 Classic. The network has announced plans to air this year's edition of the hard rock and heavy metal awards shows on May 24th.


Related Topix: VH1, Television, Hard-Rock, Dio


Collision of two fire trucks leaves 15 hurt near Los Angeles

At least 15 people were injured on Wednesday, one critically, when two fire trucks collided on their way to a house blaze near Los Angeles, sending one of the vehicles careening into a restaurant, the City News Service reported.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment

Big East commissioner Ackerman to receive award

Women in Sports & Events will present the award to Ackerman and three others on June 17. Also honored for 20 years of service in the sports industry are Christine Driessen, executive vice president and CFO for ESPN; Barbara Paddock, senior VP with JPMorgan Chase for her involvement with the corporate challenge races; and Judy Sweet, a former NCAA ... (more)


Related Topix: Television, ESPN, Inc


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