Archives for November 2010 | BH Courier

Month: July 2014

Regis Philbin to receive inaugural Broadcast Legend Award

Regis Philbin, who is listed in the “Guinness Book of World Records’ for logging the most hours on television, will receive the inaugural Broadcast Legend Award from the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California, the group announced today. During its annual Golden Mike Awards ceremony Jan. 22, the association will present lifetime achievement […] 9:06 pm Read More

Anna Nicole’s Longtime Companion Ask Judge to Throw Out Two Conspiracy Charges

Defense attorneys for the late Anna Nicole Smith’s longtime companion are asking a judge to dismiss two conspiracy charges on which he was recently convicted, court papers released today show. Howard K. Stern’s lawyers, Steven H. Sadow and J. Christopher Smith, wrote in their seven-page court filing that “there is no substantial evidence to support […] 9:03 pm Read More

Gulf king mocked French jet as ‘yesterday’s technology’

In a new blow for France’s increasingly tough fight to find foreign buyers for its Rafale jet fighter, a leaked US cable reported the King of Bahrain mocking it as “yesterday’s technology.” King Hamad of Bahrein met US General David Petraeus on November 1 last year to dicuss defence cooperation in the region, according to […] 6:14 pm Read More

Aussie World Cup chiefs brush off finance snub

Australia’s 2022 World Cup bid team on Tuesday played down the significance of a FIFA study which ranked the country last overall in projected revenues for the tournament. The report by management consultants McKinsey was distributed to all members of the FIFA executive committee, who will pick the hosts for the 2018 and 2022 World […] 6:13 pm Read More

Haiti cholera death toll rises to 1,751

Haiti’s cholera epidemic has killed at least 1,751 people since it emerged in mid-October, according to figures released by the health ministry on Tuesday. A total of 77,208 people have been infected by the disease and 34,248 have been hospitalized since the outbreak, officials said. The number of dead is 30 more than the previous […] 6:12 pm Read More

25 ordinary Icelanders to write new constitution

A team of 25 ordinary citizens has been voted in to write Iceland’s new constitution as the country seeks to get back on track after the trauma of its economic collapse, reports said Tuesday. Public radio said 10 women and 15 men were picked after a vote which attracted a turnout of nearly 36 percent, […] 6:11 pm Read More

Hanukkah to Begin Wednesday Night

Observant Jews in the Southland will begin lighting candles at sundown Wednesday to mark the first night of Hanukkah, the eight-day “Festival of Lights” commemorating the Maccabees’ victory over a larger Syrian army in 165 B.C. Once the Jews defeated the Hellenist Syrian forces of Antiochus IV at the end of a three-year rebellion, the […] 5:24 pm Read More

Crossing Guard Beaten When She Tries to Stop Vehicle

A 59-year-old female crossing guard was beaten in Florence when she tried to stop a Ford Expedition and told two people in it, “You have to stop, the children come first,” sheriff’s officials said today. The attack took place in the unincorporated Florence area of Los Angeles at about 2 p.m. Monday in front of […] 5:22 pm Read More