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2008-07-30 12:00:48

By Robin Caudell, Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 30--PLATTSBURGH -- Wallace Westfeldt and Miriam Goulding, downsized Marylanders, found what they were looking for: a home with a splendid view of Lake Champlain. "Last summer, we started casually looking for something," Westfeldt said. "We drove by and saw the for-sale sign. She loved the house straight away." He told his wife to squeeze his forearm twice at the showing if she liked the place. "She damn near broke it."...

2008-07-29 09:00:51

Just to prove it's serious about this Blu-ray business, Paramount Home Video is releasing several titles in the high-definition DVD format. The group includes four Jack Ryan thrillers based on Tom Clancy's work and "Top Gun," the 1980s action adventure starring Tom Cruise. Leading the Ryan films is "The Hunt for Red October" (1990, $29.99) featuring an excellent performance by Sean Connery as a Russian submarine captain who disobeys orders and heads toward the United States. Alec Baldwin...

2008-07-17 09:00:48

By Chuck Barney, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 17--BEVERLY HILLS News and notes from television's summer press tour: With chatter heating up that ABC might be interested in recruiting late-night host Jay Leno when his deal with NBC expires, is Jimmy Kimmel running scared? Not quite. As a tension-breaking prank, Kimmel showed up here Wednesday morning during ABC's executive press conference and posed as a reporter. Wearing a ball cap and jeans, he jokingly peppered...

2008-07-16 18:00:26

By Chuck Barney, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 16--BEVERLY HILLS News and notes from television's summer press tour: With chatter heating up that ABC might be interested in recruiting late-night host Jay Leno when his deal with NBC expires, is Jimmy Kimmel running scared? Not quite. As a tension-breaking prank, Kimmel showed up here Wednesday morning during ABC's executive press conference and posed as a reporter. Wearing a ball cap and jeans, he jokingly peppered...

2008-06-25 09:03:27

Juma Technology Corp. (OTCBB: JUMT), a systems integration firm specializing in converged communications that deliver business solutions to the industry, today announced that it has secured a third round of funding for $1.45 million. The deal was led by Vision Capital Advisors, LLC. The latest round of funding will be used as working capital as the company executes on its growth strategy and continues to expand market presence for its proprietary service offerings. Nectar Services Corp, a...

2006-08-27 22:50:18

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kiefer Sutherland won the Emmy Award as best actor in a drama series on Sunday for his role as never-say-die government agent Jack Bauer on the Fox network's hit espionage thriller "24." Sutherland, son of actor Donald Sutherland, had been nominated for five straight years for the same role but this marked his first triumph in competition for U.S. television's top honor.

2006-08-11 06:11:56

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Ibrahim Savant, named on Friday as a suspect in an alleged suicide bomb plot on U.S.-bound aircraft, had a regular job and loved football, just like many other young Britons, his neighbors said. Neighbors and friends in the ethnically mixed eastern London suburb where the 25-year-old spent his youth said he was well-known. "We grew up together. He was a normal, average guy," said Assad, who declined to give his surname. "Everyone around here...

2006-06-08 11:40:35

Corrects the spelling of Kiefer Sutherland's name in the second paragraph. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The real-time TV thriller "24" is headed to the big screen under a deal between movie studio 20th Century Fox and the show's producers, trade paper Daily Variety said on Thursday. The Hollywood publication said no deals are in place with the cast, although star Kiefer Sutherland -- an executive producer of the series -- has said he would like to reprise his role as sleep-deprived...

2006-06-08 05:32:04

Corrects name in 2nd paragraph to "Kiefer Sutherland" from "Keifer Sutherland." LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The real-time TV thriller "24" is headed to the big screen under a deal between movie studio 20th Century Fox and the show's producers, trade paper Daily Variety said on Thursday. The Hollywood publication said no deals are in place with the cast, although star Kiefer Sutherland -- an executive producer of the series -- has said he would like to reprise his role as sleep-deprived...

2006-06-08 05:35:00

LOS ANGELES -- The real-time TV thriller "24" is headed to the big screen under a deal between movie studio 20th Century Fox and the show's producers, trade paper Daily Variety said on Thursday. The Hollywood publication said no deals are in place with the cast, although star Kiefer Sutherland -- an executive producer of the series -- has said he would like to reprise his role as sleep-deprived action hero Agent Jack Bauer in a feature version. However, the paper said the "24" movie would...