Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terror offences – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA former Guantanamo Bay detainee who received an estimated £1 million compensation from the government has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. Moazzam Begg is charged with providing instruction…

Former Atlanta arts center employee sentenced – Washington Times

Former Atlanta arts center employee sentencedWashington TimesATLANTA (AP) – A judge sentenced a former employee of the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta to two years and six months in prison…

With Hamilton hurting, will Angels limp into season again? – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comMike Trout is dominating headlines these days, and he should. He’s 22 years old, the best all-around player in baseball, with second-place MVP finishes in both of his full seasons…

Trout’s Deal Sets Record, But It’s for Only $1 Million – New York Times

New York TimesMike Trout has his first seven-figure contract. Up ahead is what figures to be a nine-figure deal. “It feels good,” Trout said Wednesday after agreeing to a $1…

Nightengale: MIke Trout, Angels should soon find peace – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Trout finally landed the record-setting deal everyone has been breathlessly awaiting Wednesday morning, assuring he will remain property of the Los Angeles Angels through 2020. He signed a…

The Yankees will pay A-Rod more to sit out than the Angels will pay Mike Trout … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Wednesday. A million dollars is a lot of money, but the rate seems borderline…

Mike Trout’s one-year deal sets up long-term extension – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Trout has his first seven-figure contract. Up ahead is what figures to be a nine-figure deal. “It feels good,” Trout said Wednesday after agreeing…

Baseball-Angels reward young Trout with million-dollar salary – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFeb 26 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Angels agreed to a record $1 million, one-year contract for 22-year-old center fielder Mike Trout on Wednesday, setting a positive tone for…

D’Qwell Jackson released by Cleveland Browns – NFL.com

NFL.comThe team released the linebacker Wednesday, soon after the two sides met and mutually agreed to part ways. Jackson had been due a $4.1 million roster bonus on March 15.…

‘Dallas’ Season 3 Debuts to 2.7 Million Viewers – TheWrap

TheWrapTNT’s drama “Dallas” kicked off its third season on Monday night with 2.7 million viewers, roughly an 11 percent drop from Season 2′s opening episode, which was watched by 3…

Box office: ‘Lego Movie’ dominates ‘Pompeii’ and ‘Kill’ with $7.3 million Friday – HitFix

HitFixStarring Kevin Hart, “Night’s” domestic total stands at $33 million, while “Men” has earned $52.1 million since opening. Look for continuing box office updates throughout the weekend and holidays on…

After topping box office, ‘Lego Movie’ sequel set for May 2017 – Reuters

Reuters“The Lego Movie,” voiced by an all-star cast including Will Ferrell, Will Arnett and Elizabeth Banks, opened with $69.1 million in its first weekend earlier this month and is expected…

Justin Bieber Going Broke? – GossipCop

Justin Bieber Going Broke?GossipCop“Justin Bieber is blowing $1 million a month on private jets, shopping sprees and strippers — and will soon be broke,” claims Star. The tabloid says the…

Colin Farrell’s Romantic Movie ‘Winter’s Tale’ Bombs — Here’s Your Box-Office … – Business Insider

Business InsiderNo one wanted to go out and see Colin Farrell’s Valentine’s Day flick “Winter’s Tale.” The Warner Bros.’ picture flopped over President’s Day weekend bringing in $8.1 million. The…

Local artist smashes $1 million Ai Weiwei vase on exhibit at Miami’s Pérez Art … – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comMaximo Caminero said he did it to protest the type of artists showcased at Pérez Art Museum Miami. A security guard saw him hoist the pottery worth $1 million to…

Miami artist destroys $1 million Ai Weiwei vase in protest – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — He’s been photographed dropping vases before — but that doesn’t mean it’s OK for just anyone to do it. Ai Weiwei has made a name for himself…

Winter Olympics ratings slip – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklySunday’s prime-time coverage delivered 21.1 million viewers and a 4.8 rating in the demo, down 9 percent in viewers and 19 percent in the demo from 2010 in Vancouver.…

Ai Weiwei Vase Is Destroyed by Protester at Miami Museum – New York Times

New York TimesMIAMI — Officials at the recently inaugurated Pérez Art Museum Miami confirmed on Monday that a valuable vase by the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei had been deliberately…

Fla. artist smashes $1M vase in Miami museum – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comMIAMI — A South Florida artist is facing a criminal charge after police say he smashed a $1 million vase at Miami’s new art museum in what appears to be…

Craig Kimbrel agrees to 4-year deal – ESPN

ESPNThe Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with Craig Kimbrel on a four-year contract worth $42 million, avoiding salary arbitration with the All-Star closer. Kimbrel gets a $1 million signing…

Peppermill faces $1M fine for slot machine spying – Las Vegas Sun

Peppermill faces $1M fine for slot machine spyingLas Vegas SunCARSON CITY – A $1 million fine is being levied on Peppermill Casinos Inc. that owns operation in Reno, Sparks, Henderson…

‘Robocop’ Tops ‘Lego Movie’ in Debut as Storms Whack Box Office – TheWrap

TheWrap“Robocop” knocked “The Lego Movie” out of the top spot at the domestic box office with a $2.8 million opening day Wednesday. Warner Bros.’ animated comedy was second with $2.1…

Box office update: ‘The Lego Movie’ builds a $17.1 million Friday, ‘Monuments … – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyThe toys of everyone’s youth are on track to strike box office gold. Warner Bros.’ The Lego Movie (Cinema Score: A) pulled in an astonishing $17.1 million Friday, far…

New York Fashion Week: Chaos on the Runway – Businessweek

BusinessweekDespite its glitz, buzz, and Instagram potential, New York Fashion Week (Feb. 6 to Feb. 13) has deceptively simple business goals. Designers spend as much as $1 million to stage…

Neiman Marcus says about 1.1 million cards hacked – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – Neiman Marcus said Thursday that about 1.1 million customer credit and debit cards may have been hacked by malicious software. The sophisticated, self-concealing malware was “clandestinely”…

UN Says Aid Crisis Worsens In Central African Republic – New York Times

New York TimesGENEVA — The number of people displaced by fighting between Muslim and Christian militias and vigilantes in the Central African Republic has more than doubled in the past…

Report: Jimbo Fisher signs new contract with Florida State – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWeeks after reportedly agreeing to terms on a new contract with Florida State, head football coach Jimbo Fisher signed a new deal Tuesday morning, a high-ranking university source has…

Revelers start ringing in 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Exploding fireworks sprayed from Sydney’s iconic opera house and harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world began ushering in a new year. More than…

France approves 75 per cent tax on high income earners – ABC Online

ABC OnlineA controversial French tax to be levied on companies that pay salaries of more than 1 million euros ($1.55 million) a year has been approved. France’s constitutional council gave…

NY man wins over $700G from lottery ticket found after Superstorm Sandy – Fox News

Fox NewsIt was the ultimate case of delayed gratification for 27-year-old Marvin Rosales-Martinez. The Hicksville, N.Y. man was working as a landscaper one month after Superstorm Sandy rocked the tri-state…

For New York lottery winner, $1 million was blowing in the wind – CNN

CNNNew York (CNN) — In the post-Superstorm Sandy destruction, New York landscaper Marvin Rosales Martinez was clearing storm debris with a leaf blower when he discovered an unknown treasure hidden…

No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013

“No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013.” That title is true, and comes from the Freepress.org work called “A Sorry Moment in the History of American Media.” It…

Disney CEO’s Pay Package Shrunk 7 Percent in 2013 – ABC News

ABC NewsDisney CEO Bob Iger’s pay package shrank 7 percent for 2013, despite the entertainment company’s strong financial performance during the year. Iger received compensation valued at $34.3 million for…

‘X Factor’ crowns Season 3 champ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThree final acts duked it out one last time Thursday night, vying to be named X Factor champ for Season 3 and to snag a $1 million recording contract…

Xbox One sales reach 2 million units, now in dead heat with PS4 – GameSpot

GameSpotMicrosoft announced today that Xbox One worldwide sales have reached more than 2 million consoles, bringing the company’s new system nearly on par with Sony’s PlayStation 4, which has sold…