Shinawatra to miss anti-graft hearing – The News International

The News InternationalPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is fighting for her political survival as pressure mounts on several fronts — in the streets, the courts and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. … Read More

Sarah Hyland Forced To Leave “Modern Family” Event After Being Assaulted By … – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comIn the ultimate demonstration of why we (fans) can’t have nice things (meaningful interactions with our favorite celebrities), Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland left an event for the show early after … Read More

Chinese film wins Best Picture at Berlin film festival – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Chinese film Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice) has won the Golden Bear for best picture at the Berlin international film festival. Liao Fan won the … Read More

Florence Mayor Renzi set to be Italy’s next leader – USA TODAY

USA TODAYROME — Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi is expected to take over as the head of Italy’s third government in ten months. The world will be watching to see how … Read More

Kerry meets China’s Xi amid heightened Asia tensions – AFP

AFPBeijing — US Secretary of State John Kerry met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, as Washington’s security allies Tokyo and Manila fret over China’s far-reaching territorial claims. Kerry started … Read More

Rockets end Blazers’ streak with 126-113 win – Boston.com

Boston.comPortland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets The Associated Press Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives to the basket past Houston … Read More

Li Returns to the Semifinals, And Ivanovic Tumbles Out – New York Times

New York TimesLi Na of China will play either Ana Ivanovic of Serbia or Eugenie Bouchard of Canada next. Renee Mckay/Getty Images. Advertising. MELBOURNE, Australia — The two-time finalist Li … Read More

World Boxing Council chief Sulaiman dies at 82 – The Hindu

The HinduJose Sulaiman, the longtime head of the World Boxing Council who introduced rules to protect boxers, died on Thursday. He was 82. Sulaiman’s son, Mauricio Sulaiman, said his father … Read More

The 34th Annual Razzie Awards Pick (on) Grown Ups 2 – Crave Online

Crave OnlineLady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan, Tyler Perry and Kim Kardashian round out the Razzies’ list of easy targets. January 15th, 2014 William Bibbiani. Grown Ups 2 Cast. The 34th Annual … Read More