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  • Zimmerman's Attorney Says Juror B29 Was a 'Model Juror'

    Zimmerman's Attorney Says Juror B29 Was a 'Model Juror'

    (PHILADELPHIA) — Trayvon Martin’s mother said a juror’s comment that George Zimmerman “got away with murder” was “devastating” to hear, but Zimmerman’s lawyer said Friday that the woman’s comments showed her to be a “model juror.” Both sides were reacting to what juror B29, who only gave her first name of Maddy, told ABC News’ Robin Roberts in an exclusive interview Thursday. She told Roberts that she believed Zimmerman was guilty, but that the jury couldn’t convict him under the law. “It is devastating for my family to hear the comments from juror B29, comments which we already knew in… Read more

  • Whitey' Bulger May Testify, His Lawyer Indicates in Court

    Whitey' Bulger May Testify, His Lawyer Indicates in Court

    (BOSTON) — James “Whitey” Bulger was Boston’s most fearsome crime boss; a man federal prosecutors have spent the last six weeks trying to prove was a cold-hearted killer of innocents and women; a drug dealer; extortionist and violent bookie. But when the FBI and U.S. Marshals raided Bulger’s Santa Monica hideout that he shared with his longtime companion Catherine Greig, the accused killer did not grab for any of the loaded guns he had hidden in the walls in and in hollowed out books. He didn’t try to shoot it out with federal agents using any of the machine guns… Read more

  • Carlos Santana to Receive an "Artivist" Award for His Musical and Charitable Contributions

    Carlos Santana to Receive an "Artivist" Award for His Musical and Charitable Contributions

    Carlos Santana is among the celebrities who will be honored at the 10th Anniversary Artivist Awards, which will be held October 17 at the famed Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.  The event recognizes people and organizations for their artistic contributions and their support of issues such as human and animal rights, children’s advocacy and environmental preservation.  The gala is the only awards program affiliated with the United Nations’ Department of Public Information. Santana will receive a Lifetime Ambassador for the Arts and Advocacy award at the two-hour ceremony, which will be televised live on the TV Guide Network.  The… Read more

  • E Street Band Bassist Among New Jersey Musicians Featured on New Hurricane Sandy Benefit Single

    E Street Band Bassist Among New Jersey Musicians Featured on New Hurricane Sandy Benefit Single

    A star-studded group of New Jersey-based musicians, including bassist Garry Tallent of Bruce Springsteen‘s E Street Band, appear on a new single that’s raising money for victims of Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged the Jersey shore last year.  “Restore the Shore” is an inspiring anthem written and featuring vocals by local singer/songwriter Lisa Bouchelle. Among the many other artists who contributed to the track are Southside Johnny Lyon, Bon Jovi touring guitarist Bobby Bandiera, Gary US Bonds, ex-Styx multi-instrumentalist Glen Burtnik, Steve Forbert, Blues Traveler‘s John Popper, Dramarama‘s John Easdale and King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill.  The song was mixed by… Read more

  • "Simpsons" Co-Creator Dying, Giving Away His Fortune

    "Simpsons" Co-Creator Dying, Giving Away His Fortune

    (NEW YORK) — Sam Simon, one of the executive producers and co-creators of The Simpsons, announced this spring that he had terminal colon cancer. According to an interview with Marc Maron on the comic’s podcast back in May, Simon not only broke the news that he was given months to live — but beat that deadline — and explained why he intends to part with nearly all of his fortune. Simon, who also produced The Drew Carey Show and now even acts as a consultant on Anger Management, was already an active philanthropist before his diagnosis — mostly donating millions… Read more

  • Hugh Jackman Wears Wolverine Outfit in Bed?

    Hugh Jackman Wears Wolverine Outfit in Bed?

    (LONDON) — No wonder Hugh Jackman plays Wolverine so often. He loves wearing the character’s outfit, even when he’s away from the set. Britain’s The Sun quotes the actor’s wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, commenting on Jackman posing as Wolverine around the house. She says, “Oh my God, it’s dreadful! Always with the claws. I’m like, ‘Mix the salad. Put them to use, come on!’” Jackman chimes in, “The sheets we go through…,” meaning bed sheets. Read into that what you will. You can watch Jackman portray the X-Men character on the big screen, with his latest film, The Wolverine, now in… Read more

  • "The Wolverine," "The To Do List" Open Nationwide

    "The Wolverine," "The To Do List" Open Nationwide

    (NEW YORK) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide on Friday: – The Wolverine: Hugh Jackman again reprises the role of the clawed X-Men character.  This time, he’s in modern-day Japan, where he goes to battle and faces the possibility of death.  Svetlana Khodchenkova also stars in the film, which is screening in 3D.  Rated PG-13.  [Click here to read a review] – The To Do List: Parks and Recreation actress Aubrey Plaza plays a high school valedictorian in 1993 who creates a “to-do” list of all the things she wants to accomplish before college, like lose… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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