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Author Archive for: ‘Emily Greene’

Antonio Cermeno Shot To Death In Venezuela

Violence in Venezuela continues to be in the news after former world boxing champion Antonio Cermeno was kidnapped and killed in his native country. Local police chief Eliseo Guzman said they found Cermeno’s body on Tuesday on a road in the state of Miranda. Guzman added that Cermeno and other family members, including Cermeno’s wife, were kidnapped on Monday in …

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King Cake Baby Back As Pelicans Mascot

Ah Mardi Gras, where you get beads for lifting up your shirt and eat a cake in hopes to find a tiny plastic baby that some consider good luck. (You also drink, go to a parade, and do other things, but that isn’t what this is about.) Because the King Cake baby is such a fixture of Mardi Gras and …

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Kendrick Perkins Out For Six Weeks

Oklahoma City Thunder just caught a bad break (or a break depending on how you look at it). Center Kendrick Perkins just underwent surgery to his left groin. Perkins needed the surgery after he injured his groin early in the second half of the Thunder matchup against the Miami Heat on February 20. While Perkins is recovering he will be …

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Jimmy Carter Heading To Venezuela

With the current political unrest in Venezuela right now – violent protests against the government killing many innocent victims – former President Jimmy Carter is planning a trip to the troubled country. Carter sent a letter to President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Henrique Capriles, offering his help. In the past Carter has served as a mediator in political conflict …

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Iwo Jima Anniversary Remembered Across The Nation

Wednesday marked the 69th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima – one of the worst battles of World War II. Across the nation many remembered this day from 69 years ago. In Newington, Connecticut, a memorial was recently built and is the only flag raising memorial built by survivors of the Battle of Iwo Jima. The flag flown at …

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Paige Turco Joins ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Cast

NCIS: New Orleans has added another member to the cast. Paige Turco is joining Scott Bakula, C.C.H. Pounder, and Zoe McLellan in the cast of the newest NCIS spinoff. Turco will play Linda, the wife of Bakula’s Special Agent Pride. NCIS: New Orleans has not yet been picked up for a full season. The network will see how the two …

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Conor Oberst Files Libel Suit After Rape Claim

Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst has filed a libel lawsuit against a woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her. On Wednesday an attorney for the singer-songwriter filed the civil suit in a federal court in Manhattan. The suit claims that last December a woman made “despicable, false, outrageous, and defamatory statements” about Oberst. According to the suit the “woman posted …

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Maersk Alabama: Two Found Dead On Ship

Two men were found dead on the Maersk Alabama, the same ship that Somali pirates attempted to hijack in 2009, which was also the basis for the 2013 film Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks. The two men, both 44 years old, were American security officers and former Navy SEALs. They worked for the Virginia-based maritime services firm Trident Group. Tom …

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Eve Muirhead And GB Curling Team Go For The Gold

Since watching Rhona Martin win gold for Great Britain in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, Eve Muirhead has vowed to do the same in the sport. At just 12 years old, Muirhead knew winning the gold in curling was what she wanted to do. “From that moment, it was what I wanted to do. I wanted to be like …

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Prince Charles Dances With Swords

Prince Charles is currently taking a tour of the Middle East, most recently stopping in Saudi Arabia. On Tuesday, while in the city of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, Prince Charles wore traditional dress and joined members of the royal family of Saudi Arabia in the Ardah. The Ardah, commonly known as the sword dance, was performed as part …

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Lakers Rumors: Pau Gasol Ending Season With Lakers?

Many guys in the NBA enjoyed their All-Star break maybe spending time with family and friends, watching the Olympics, catching up on some reading, or watching Oscar nominated movies so they can get caught up before the awards show. Others spent this time wondering if they would be wearing the same jersey once the break was over. In less than …

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Pretty Little Liars Continues To Unveil Secrets

Tuesday night’s episode of Pretty Little Liars looked a little different, spending most of the time in the black and white noir world of Spencer Hasting’s mind. The episode starts as per usual, in color, with Spencer, Hannah, and Emily going into Ezra’s classroom to find something that will prove he is “A” – or at least has something to …

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