Vuitton show draws fashion world to crisis-hit Brazil

By – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 NITEROI, Brazil (AP) – The fashion world has flocked to Brazil, defying an outbreak of the Zika virus, political chaos and an economic meltdown afflicting the country to attend a runway show by revered French house Louis Vuitton. Around 500 guests, including fashion royalty flown in […]

Offseason moves send Sharks to final after missing playoffs

San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer, top, talks to his team during an NHL hockey practice Friday, May 27, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. San Jose will play Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Final. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) more > By JOSH DUBOW – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 SAN JOSE, Calif. […]

Cardinals activate Matt Carpenter from paternity list

By – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) – Third baseman Matt Carpenter has been activated from the paternity list by the St. Louis Cardinals. Carpenter missed two games after being placed on the paternity list Thursday. His wife gave birth to the couple’s first child, a girl, on Wednesday. Carpenter leads […]

Iran arrest 8 people for making ‘obscene’ music videos

By – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – An online report in Iran says authorities have arrested eight people for producing allegedly “obscene” music videos. The report by mizanonline.ir, a news outlet of the hard-line Iranian judiciary, is quoting Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi on Saturday as saying that the […]

The Latest: Champs Lg final Madrid, Atletico resume rivalry

Local police officers hold the Champions League trophy in front of the Duomo gothic cathedral, during the unveiling of the Champions Festival event, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, May 26, 2016. The Champions League soccer final between Real Madrid and Atletico … more > By – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 MILAN (AP) – […]

The veterans avatar: Actor Lang brings Medal of Honor winners to life at GI Film Fest

Stephen Lang’s one-man show “Beyond Glory” has been turned into a film. (Stripes.com) more > By Eric Althoff – The Washington Times – Saturday, May 28, 2016 Stephen Lang is trading in his sneer and his villainous roles to honor the troops. The actor known for his turn as the vile Col. Miles Quaritch in […]

Sam Mendes: It’s time for a new James Bond director

By – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) – Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond. The acclaimed British director of “Skyfall” and “SPECTRE” says it’s “time for someone else” to take the helm of the long-running spy series. Mendes told an audience Saturday at the Hay Festival of literature in […]

Social media buzzing over Harvard grad’s spoken-word speech

By – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Social media is buzzing over a Harvard graduate’s poetic commencement speech, which has garnered millions of views and the attention of celebrities. Donovan Livingston, who received his master’s degree in education, addressed his classmates Wednesday with a spoken-word poem outlining the historic […]

Yellowstone urges tourists to carry bear spray, just in case

By – Associated Press – Saturday, May 28, 2016 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – A new Yellowstone National Park campaign urging tourists to carry bear spray features celebrities like Bozeman climber Conrad Anker, whose feats include three Everest ascents. The Billings Gazette reports (http://tinyurl.com/j2yjs6o ) Aiken is shown on a poster carrying climbing ropes and bear […]