Archives for August 2010 | BH Courier

Month: July 2014

Judge Tentatively Orders Hollywood Producer to Pay Ex-Boss Nearly $14 Mil

An Italian film mogul is entitled to nearly $14 million in lost profits from a former executive of his film companies, who had a conflict of interest in producing movies to benefit himself while using his employer’s resources, a judge says in a tentative decision. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Amy D. Hogue handed down […] 11:59 pm Read More

Obama declares an end to Iraq combat mission

US President Barack Obama Tuesday formally declared an end to America’s seven-year combat mission in Iraq, saying it was time to turn the page on a war which has cost thousands of Iraqi and US lives. “Tonight, I am announcing that the American combat mission in Iraq has ended,” Obama said in excerpts of his […] 10:59 pm Read More

U.S. Open Update: Women’s Match Results

Results of Tuesday’s women’s matches at the US Open tennis championships (x denoes seed): Women 1st rd: Patty Schnyder (SUI) bt Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 6-1, 6-3 Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) bt Sorana Cirstea (ROM) 6-1, 6-2 Mirjana Lucic (CRO) bt Alicia Molik (AUS) 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 Alexandra Dulgheru (ROM x25) bt Julie Coin (FRA) 6-3, 6-1 […] 10:54 pm Read More

Divided Fed warns on ‘sluggish’ recovery

The US Federal Reserve expressed worry about a “sluggish” economic recovery Tuesday, according to minutes of an August meeting that highlighted divisions within the bank’s top rate-setting panel. Although members of the Federal Open Market Committee expected the recovery to pick up pace in 2011, details from the August 10 gathering showed concern about a […] 9:52 pm Read More

Carles Puyol pulls out of Spain squad due to injury

Barcelona’s talismanic defender Carles Puyol has pulled out of the Spain squad which will open its defence of its European title against Liechtenstein later this week due to a calf muscle injury, the Spanish football federation said on Tuesday. He will be replaced by Osasuna defender Nacho Monreal, it said in a statement posted on […] 9:52 pm Read More

Comoros ousts army chief of staff

The Comoros army’s chief of staff has been replaced following a judge’s ruling that he be charged in connection with the case of a murdered colonel, the interior and defence minister said Tuesday. General Salimou Amiri was under surveillance at a residential property, the minister, Ibrahima Houmadi, told national radio in the troubled Indian Ocean […] 9:51 pm Read More

The Skinny On Food Trucks In the City

By Adam Popescu, Beverly Hills Courier Right now, the City of Los Angeles sits in limbo, waiting for their city council to decide how to regulate an estimated 4,000 trucks operating in the greater L.A. area. Beverly Hills, however, remains a food truck desert. Some vendors, like Krazy BBQ co-owner Sam Kim, are under the […] 7:03 pm Read More

Designer Ripoff Sting: 30 Arrested In Crackdown

Thirty people were arrested and millions of dollars in designer knockoffs and pirated products such as clothing, jewelry, DVDs, CDs and iPhones were seized in Los Angeles and Orange Counties as part of a nationwide crackdown, officials announced today. 6:58 pm Read More

Zsa Zsa Gabor “Not In Life Threatening Condition”: Publicist

By Brenton Garen, Beverly Hills Courier Zsa Zsa Gabor’s was “unresponsive” and was rushed back to UCLA Medical Center Tuesday morning after her husband called 911, says publicist John Blanchette. “He said she was unresponsive and called an ambulance to get her checked out by doctors,” Blanchette reports the “person who called 911 from […] 6:09 pm Read More

S. Leone opposition members vie for presidential candidacy

Eighteen members of Sierra Leone’s main opposition party will seek nomination as the official presidential candidate in 2012 elections, the leader of the Sierra Leone People’s Party said Tuesday. SLPP leader John Benjamin said it was possible another two people would add their names to the list before the deadline for the declaration of intent […] 4:50 pm Read More

Dutch hold two over suspected plane plot

Dutch prosecutors said two Yemenis arrested at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Tuesday after US security found a cellphone taped to a bottle in their luggage were being held for possible terrorism offences. “The men are held in custody on suspicion of a conspiracy to a terrorist criminal act,” prosecution spokesman Theo d’Anjou told reporters at […] 4:29 pm Read More