News archive from 28 June 2013, page 19

SKorea extends search for ex-dictator's money

SEOUL, South Korea South Korean lawmakers have passed legislation that gives authorities more time to collect 167.5 billion won ($146.2 million) from a former military dictator, and even lets them collect from his relatives if necessary. The National...

 

Ty Dillon, grandson of team owner Richard Childress, earns second trucks victory

SPARTA, Ky. — Ty Dillon overtook Kyle Busch with 26 laps remaining and held on to win the NASCAR Truck Series race Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway. Dillon, grandson of team owner Richard Childress, started 22nd and drove the Chevy with the iconic...

Dallas News, 00:16 in Sport
 

She endures a 2nd nightmare

Click here for complete coverage of the Virginia Tech massacre One person who chose not to view the images that Cho Seung-hui mailed to NBC was a Virginia Tech student who survived the massacre at Columbine exactly eight years ago today. "I...

Daily News, 00:16 in Crime
 
'Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer' review: Mysteries left in 2008 scandal are laid bare

'Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer' review: Mysteries left in 2008 scandal are laid bare

Documentary about the former New York governor's career and 2008 sex scandal. Director: Alex Gibney (1:57). R: Language, sexual ­suggestion. At the Angelika and Lincoln Plaza. Eliot Spitzer's 2008 resignation as governor of New York came about so...

 
Thin line for 'Drop Dead Diva' as ditz lands in plus-size bod

Thin line for 'Drop Dead Diva' as ditz lands in plus-size bod

The cleverest thing about "Drop Dead Diva" is its title - and if, over its 13-week run, the writing rises to that level of droll wit, this could turn out to be the TV equivalent of a good old-fashioned summer beach read. In Sunday's...

 

Watchdog warns of waste in Afghan aircraft buy

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is spending more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to buy Russian-made helicopters and other aircraft for an Afghan aviation unit that lacks the troops and expertise to operate and maintain the equipment, a government...

 
ABC's fall lineup includes 11 new series - but no 'Samantha Who'

ABC's fall lineup includes 11 new series - but no 'Samantha Who'

ABC has ordered 11 new series for the 2009-10 season, and along the way dumped the critically praised “Samantha Who." “Samantha Who,” which starred Christina Applegate as a woman regaining her life after amnesia, struggled with not-so-great...

 
'Dancing with the Stars' stylists share behind-the-scenes secrets

'Dancing with the Stars' stylists share behind-the-scenes secrets

The swaths of sequined fabric, the towering tresses that stay put through every flip, dip and quickstep – and yes – that deep, deep tan. These are the signatures of the ballroom dance dress code and they are every bit as labor-intensive as they...

 

'39 Steps': Spy fun, with intelligence

The 39 Steps. In previews, opens Jan. 15 at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St. Tickets: $51.25-$96.25. (212) 719-1300. It's a popular page-turner and a Hitchcock classic, and now "The 39 Steps" is coming to Broadway as a...

 

Not just another girl detective

CURSE OF THE SPELLMANS by Lisa Lutz. Simon & Schuster, $25 Who would expect sheer delight from a novel about a private investigator working the streets of San Francisco? "Curse of the Spellmans" is so not noir. It's far more Nick and...

 

Friday's TV/Radio listings

Event  Time  TV  Action sports  X Games Munich  11 am  ESPN2  X Games Munich (delay)  6:00  ESPN2  X Games Munich (delay)  9:00  ESPN  MLB  Cincinnati at Rangers  7:00  Ch. 21  Kansas City at Minnesota  7:00  MLB  Chicago at Seattle  9:00  WGN-A ...

Dallas News, 00:19 in Sport
 
Cameron Crowe to release Pearl Jam documentary, 'PJ20,' in December: trailer premieres online

Cameron Crowe to release Pearl Jam documentary, 'PJ20,' in December: trailer premieres online

For the 20th anniversary of Pearl Jam's "10" album, Oscar-winning director Cameron Crowe has made a documentary on the Seattle band. "PJ20" follows the godfather of grunge from their meteoric rise in the early '90s to now. Their...

 
Yankees offense hitting the wall, but not to many baseballs recently

Yankees offense hitting the wall, but not to many baseballs recently

Amid the continuing mystery as to exactly what Alex Rodriguez has been cleared to do down there in Tampa — rehab games? Simulated games? Poker games? — the Yankees slogged their way through another desultory loss, 2-0, to the Texas Rangers in the...

Daily News, 00:20 in Sport
 
Kim Clijsters comes through again, reaches U.S. Open semis with rout of 18th-seeded Li Na

Kim Clijsters comes through again, reaches U.S. Open semis with rout of 18th-seeded Li Na

At a U.S. Open dominated by fresh teenagers, 26-year-old Kim Clijsters has the best of both worlds. The 2005 U.S. Open champion has been caught up in the excitement of her return to tennis, feeling a bit like the young unknowns who have captured the...

Daily News, 00:20 in Sport
 

Room service checks out of NYC hotel

NEW YORK -- It is the perk that comes with expense accounts, the silver tray that wakes lovers in the morning, and even the momentary weakness of a superspy like James Bond. Room service has become all these things, and more, since it grew popular...

 

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