Eleanor Parker Dead: ‘Sound Of Music’ Actress Dies At 91
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in “The Sound of Music,” has died at 91.
Family friend Richard Gale said Parker died Monday morning due to complications from pneumonia. “She passed away peacefully, surrounded... [Read more of this story]
Time Inc. To See Layoffs In Future
Time Inc. staffers were informed today that layoffs lie ahead in the New Year, Capital has learned.
The publishing giant has implemented cuts in recent years while reining in costs. Just under a year ago, 500 jobs were slashed from the company, which owns magazines including Time, Sports Illustrated and People.
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Florida State, Auburn Reach BCS National Championship Game To Usher Out Controversial Era
No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will play in the final BCS championship game on Jan. 6 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
The match made Saturday night when the Seminoles and Tigers won their conference championship games, and Ohio State lost, was made official when the pairings for all the marquee bowl games were announced.
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Joachim Gauck Boycotting Sochi Olympics
BERLIN (AP) — German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year.
Der Spiegel reports that Gauck took the decision in protest against human rights violations and the harassment of Russian opposition political figures. The magazine says the Russian government was informed of his decision... [Read more of this story]
8 Reasons Why Being A Bridesmaid Rules (Contrary To Popular Belief)
Being a bridesmaid is a lot of work. And with the stress (and expense!) of buying shoes to match an awkwardly colored dress, planning showers and booking travel, it’s easy to get bogged down in all the bad and forget about the good. But it’s important to remember that being in a wedding party is not just a privilege — it’s downright... [Read more of this story]
Important News For People Seeking New Jobs and Careers... A Faster Way to Change Jobs!
In recent months demand for selected professional and executive positions has increased. Substantial attractive situations exist in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Denver, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New Jersey, New York Area, N. Virginia, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Raleigh, Sacramento, Salt Lake, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Tampa-St. [Read more of this story]
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