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CNN producers arrested trying to sneak into World Trade Center

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two CNN journalists were arrested for trying to sneak past security at the World Trade Center in New York City on Tuesday in an attempt to report on recent security lapses at the site, police said. Yon Pomrenze, 35, and Connor Fieldman Boals,…

New York Times reporter: Obama the ‘greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation’

A New York Times reporter who has been fighting off a US government demand that he reveal a confidential source has described the Obama administration as “the greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation.” James Risen, who has been ordered to testify in the criminal…

Indonesia bans Hollywood epic ‘Noah’ over Islamic concerns

Indonesia has banned Hollywood biblical epic “Noah” starring Russell Crowe, censors said Tuesday, the latest Muslim country to stop the film being screened due to concerns it contradicts Islamic values. Censors in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country said they decided to ban the film, which had been set for…

TV judge Joe Brown compares himself to MLK following courthouse outburst and arrest

Longtime television judge Joe Brown was arrested on Monday and put in jail after being held in contempt of court following a confrontation with a Juvenile Court judge in Memphis, Tennessee. The Commercial Appeal reported that Brown was led out of court in handcuffs following an argument with Magistrate Harold…

Rick Santorum’s new western flick is about a rootin’ tootin’ outlaw finding Jesus

It looks to have all the traditional ingredients of a truly rootin’ tootin’ western, including bank robberies, gunfights and murderous outlaws out for revenge. But The Redemption of Henry Myers, the new movie from former US presidential wannabe Rick Santorum, also throws something fresh into the mix: Jesus. The evangelical tale,…

Report: Apple talking to Comcast about streaming TV service to bypass web congestion

Apple Inc is in talks with Comcast Corp to enter into a deal for a streaming-television service that would allow Apple set-top boxes to bypass congestion on the web, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The discussions are in early stages and there are a…

Creationists demand equal airtime on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Cosmos’ to provide ‘balance’

Creationists held a pity party for themselves Thursday because “Cosmos” isn’t being fair and balanced to their beliefs. “Creationists aren’t even on the radar screen for them, they wouldn’t even consider us plausible at all,” said Danny Falkner, of Answers In Genesis, which has previously complained about the show. Falkner…

Tennessee police find Johnny Cash’s great-niece stabbed to death in wooden box

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) – A woman found stabbed to death inside a wooden box in her Tennessee home has been identified as the great-niece of country music legend Johnny Cash, authorities said on Thursday. Courtney Cash, 23, was killed Wednesday morning with a kitchen knife, according to…

‘Just saying’: Fox News host compares missing Flight 370 to Benghazi

A Fox News host compared the search for a missing airliner to the conservative network’s never-ending examination of the Benghazi massacre. After showing reactions by family members of passengers aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 on Thursday evening’s “The Five,” host Kimberly Guilfoyle imagined what they must be going through. “Imagine…

Game of Thrones aiming to become multiple movie franchise

Multiple movies set in the Game of Thrones universe could be coming to the big screen, creator George RR Martin has revealed. Speaking at the New York premiere of season four of the popular fantasy TV epic, author Martin said the series might need the bigger budgets provided to film-makers for…

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