Obama: Trio who thwarted train attack are 'best of America'

...head-snapping month for the three twenty-somethings since their quick actions on the train transformed them into instant celebrities.In addition to their official honors, the three have appeared in a California parade, Sadler had a turn on "The Tonight...
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Industry, private jewelers at odds over marketing

...Raj Bathija has owned and operated Celebrity Jewelers and Gifts with his brothers for more than a decade. One of Celebrity's two stores is located next to...sales for the whole year. One of Celebrity's locations is open by appointment only...
Conservative group to spend $1M on Trump attack ads

...hundreds of millions of dollars for their campaigns and allied groups. Yet none of that money is being targeted against the celebrity real estate mogul, the party's front-runner through the summer.Now the first well-funded anti-Trump volley is coming...
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Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic

...Skarsgard, McBrayer and Bichlbaum came on board in mid-September.Arctic drilling also has previously caught the attention of celebrity environmentalists.Actor Ted Danson, a board member of ocean advocacy group Oceana, was in Alaska in 2010 filming the Drew...
Obama to take trip with a Bear Grylls

NEW YORK - Survival expert Bear Grylls has bagged his biggest celebrity yet for a walk in the wilderness - President Barack Obama.NBC and the White House said Monday the president will meet with Grylls...
America's got talent, and it came from Juneau

...that mixes reality and illusion.Lumbab's father, Ellery Lumbab, isn't surprised his son has caught the attention of celebrities such as Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and artist Mel B. Everything his son sets out to do, he does with great...
LA mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president

...he said. "I would never do anything to endanger that."Garcetti, meanwhile, said Los Angeles will use stars and celebrities from the sports and entertainment world to help promote the bid."We want to showcase the city's diversity and star power...
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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...trek through wilderness while being taped for an episode of the NBC show "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," which tests celebrities on their survival skills.The visit continues Wednesday in Dillingham, in southwest Alaska, where Obama will meet with...
Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business

...Smoke Me When I Die" singer the latest celebrity to jump into the marijuana marketplace...connections continue a long tradition of celebrities endorsing the use of marijuana - opportunities, but links to celebrity smokers aren't always considered a...
Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

...Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.Travelers going to and from the airport were forced to walk alongside highways with their bags, while...
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