Daily Archive: April 28, 2013

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Entertainment

'Pain & Gain' takes US, but 'Iron Man 3' rules world

MERCENARIES–Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie and Mark Wahlberg in a scene from “Pain and Gain.” (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Jaime Trueblood) by David Germain LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Iron Man 3″ was the heavy-lifter at theaters with a colossal overseas debut that overshadowed a gang of mercenary bodybuilders in a sleepy pre-summer weekend at the domestic box office.

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Entertainment

Jurors set to get roadmap of Jackson civil trial

Randy Jackson and Rebbie Jackson, brother and sister of late pop star Michael Jackson, arrive at a courthouse for Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit against concert giant AEG Live in Los Angeles, Monday, April 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) by Anthony McCartney LOS ANGELES (AP) —Michael Jackson’s words and music rang through a courtroom once again on Monday — this time at the start of wrongful death trial — as a lawyer tried to show jurors the pop singer’s loving relationship with his mother and children.

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Sports

Pirates move into 1st Place as Locke muffles Cardinals 9-0

HOT HITTER–Pittsburgh Pirates’ Russell Martin, right, is congratulated by teammate John McDonald after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, April 28, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) by R.B. Fallstrom ST. LOUIS (AP) — It was a milestone day for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who took the NL Central lead for the first time since last July and reached 15 wins in April for the first time since 1992.