Patient dies after doctor's punch

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Story highlights The doctor beat the patient after the patient kicked a nurse, authorities said The incident occurred December 29 in the southwestern Russian city of Belgorod (CNN)A doctor faces up to two years in prison for beating a patient who later died, Russian investigators said Saturday. The man was beaten December 29 at Belgorod’s …

Scintillating Vonn equals record

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Story highlights Lindsey Vonn claims 36th World Cup downhill race win of career Victory means Vonn equals record for downhill record held by Annemarie Moser-Proell for 36 years (CNN)“Another race, another record!” So tweeted an ecstatic Lindsey Vonn after claiming the 36th World Cup downhill race of her career Saturday. The American skier finished exactly …

'Jesus' plot to kidnap Obama's dogs

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

(CNN)A North Dakota man claiming to be Jesus Christ was arrested Wednesday in Washington, where he had traveled with a plan to kidnap one of the First Family’s pet dogs, law enforcement officials said Friday. Scott Stockert was detained at a downtown Hampton Inn after U.S. Secret Service agents, acting on a warning from the …

China posts job ad for football manager

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Story highlights China Football Association advertises national team manager role on website Frenchman Alain Perrin sacked after unsatisfactory run of form (CNN)Are you looking for a job? Do you have football coaching experience? How about the ambition to be national team manager for the most populous nation on earth? Then a position has come up …

Katie Holmes Wears a Sparkling Ring, But Is Not Engaged to Jamie Foxx

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Sergi Alexander/Getty Images Katie Holmes has been sparking some curiosity recently thanks to some sparkling bling worn on that finger. The 37-year-old actress has also been spurring romance rumors with Jamie Foxx, 48, for more than two years, most recently this week, despite never even confirming a relationship. Some onlookers have speculated that he may have something to do with …

Lamar Odom Seen in First Photos Since He Was Released From Hospital

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

BSB/Splash News Lamar Odom remains on the road to recovery and was recently spotted and photographed in public for the first time since he left a Los Angeles hospital following months of treatment. The 36-year-old former basketball player was hospitalized in October in Las Vegas after suffering a drug overdose at a Nevada brothel. He was later transferred …

Jon Hamm & January Jones Have a Mad Men Draper Family Reunion Before the 2016 Golden Globes

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Jason Merritt/Getty Images Don Draper and Betty Draper forever! Jon Hamm and January Jones, who played the married-turned-divorced couple on AMC’s Mad Men for all seven seasons, reunited at the 16th annual AFI Awards on Friday, more than seven months after the show ended its run, and two days before the 2016 Golden Globes. The ’60s-themed drama series …

VW Sales In U.S., Europe Slammed By Diesel Emission Scandal (UPDATED)

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Follow John It’s been a little more than three months since the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal erupted into the public eye. Over that time, VW has revealed multiple violations of emissions rules across the globe for roughly 11 million of its TDI diesel cars sold not only by Volkswagen but also Audi and Porsche. And …

Chevy Bolt EV Driven, VW Budd-e, 2016 Best Car To Buy: The Week In Reverse

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Follow John 2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015 Enlarge Photo Which eagerly-anticipated electric car did we finally get to drive this week? And, how many cars did Tesla Motors actually manage to deliver last year? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse–right here at Green Car Reports–for the week …

'Hunger Games' star Amandla Stenberg says she identifies as bisexual

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

November 16, 2015. Actress Amandla Stenberg attends the premiere of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Getty Images) “Hunger Games” star Amandla Stenberg has become an outspoken advocate on representation and cultural appropriation in recent years, even calling out the Queen of Instagram herself, Kylie Jenner, for a cornrow …

Madonna tearfully addresses 'challenging times' amid custody battle

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

January 2016. Madonna in concert. (Getty Images) Madonna breaks down! The 57-year-old fought back tears on Wednesday during a performance in Mexico City, opening up about facing a “challenging” time in her life. “We all go through challenging times in our life.. And that includes me. I too go through challenging times in my life, right …

Record-breaking 'Star Wars' movie opens in China

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Jan 9, 2016. People walk past a poster for the new “Star Wars” movie at a movie theater in Beijing, China. (The Associated Press) The record-breaking “Star Wars” opened Saturday in China, where it is far from certain to draw in enough moviegoers to knock off “Avatar” as the world’s all-time biggest grossing movie. “Star Wars: …

Sylvester Stallone on Donald Trump, Republicans and running for office

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

January 5, 2016. Sylvester Stallone attends The National Board of Review Gala, held to honor the 2015 award winners, in New York City. (Reuters) Sylvester Stallone has packed many jobs onto his resume over the years: movie star, screenwriter, director, producer and painter of Kafkaesque portraits, but in a new interview with Variety, he revealed that …

Leonardo DiCaprio explains why he'll never direct a movie

January 9, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Jan 8, 2016. Leonardo DiCaprio poses at the premiere of “The Revenant” in Hollywood, CA. (Reuters) Most actors harbor dreams of directing a movie of their own one day, but not Leonardo DiCaprio. For a recent cover story about “The Revenant,” which opened yesterday in wide release, DiCaprio offered a lengthy explanation to why he didn’t …

2017 Hyundai Ioniq, Honda Accord Hybrid Hiatus, Intercity Fast Charging: Today's Car News

January 8, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Today, we have some details on the Prius-fighting 2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, the Honda Accord Hybrid goes on hiatus, and the case for intercity fast charging for electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A Tesla representative will testify at a Federal Trade Commission hearing on auto-dealer franchise laws. The Honda Accord …

Electric-Car Buyers Not As Loyal To The Plug As They Think

January 8, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Follow John It’s often said that once you drive an electric car, you’ll never want to go back to one with a conventional engine. And various surveys of first-time drivers to actual plug-in car buyers support that notion. But some new data indicate that people who’ve owned an electric car don’t, in fact, always buy …

Alyssa Milano and Wendy Williams argue over breastfeeding snapshots

January 7, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Alyssa Milano and Wendy Williams won’t be exchanging parenting tips, especially where breastfeeding is concerned. The actress tussled with the TV personality during an appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show” this week, after Williams noted that Milano has stirred up controversy over breastfeeding photos she posted on Instagram. “I was surprised by the reaction and I was surprised that I then …

'One Day at a Time' star Pat Harrington Jr. dies at 86

January 7, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Actors Bonnie Franklin (L to R), Pat Harrington Jr, Mackenzie Phillips and Glenn Scarpelli arrive for the 10th Annual TV Land Awards at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York April 14, 2012. (Reuters) Pat Harrington Jr., who memorably played the superintendent Dwayne Schneider on “One Day at a Time,” has died, his rep told FOX411. …

2017 Chevy Bolt EV, VW Diesel Delays, Electric Microbus Fast Charging: Today's Car News

January 7, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Today, we have a first look at the production 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, including a first drive of a development vehicle at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Meanwhile, Volkswagen struggles to find a fix for its non-compliant diesel cars that will satisfy regulators, and hints that a production electric Microbus could use Porsche’s 800-volt …

VW Diesel Reality Check: Company, Regulators Still Far Apart On Modifications

January 7, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

It’s been months since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that Volkswagen had admitted it installed illegal “defeat device” software on its TDI diesel cars. But the company still can’t say when it plans to begin a U.S. recall of the affected cars. And it looks like customers stuck with non-compliant diesels will have …