Anne Hathaway Talks About Her Near-Starvation Diet As She Prepared for Les Miserables

  Actress Ann Hathaway opens up about dieting in preparation for her part in Les Miserables.¬†   Hathaway Plays Fantine¬†   Anne Hathaway, who plays sickly prostitute Fantine in the big screen adaptation of the hit musical Les Miserables, has said that she had a gruelling time filming the movie, as she had to lose […]

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Category 4 hurricane bearing down on Baja California

Hurricane Jimena — a powerful Category 4 storm with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) — moved across the Pacific Monday toward the southern portion of Baja California, forecasters said. As of early Monday, Jimena was about 395 miles (635 kilometers) south-southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center

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Hurricane Jimena approaching Baja California

With winds of 115 mph, Hurricane Jimena has Mexico’s Baja California peninsula in its sights. The Category 3 storm is expected to “continue moving to the northwest in the direction of the Baja California region,” said Robbie Berg, a specialist at the National Hurricane Center. Jimena is the 10th named storm of the Pacific season

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33 missing as ferry sinks near Tonga

Searchers rescued at least 53 people and about 33 are missing after a ferry capsized in the Pacific Ocean overnight near Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, a search and rescue officer said early Friday. The surprise measure takes the total sum injected into the economy via government-backed “quantitative easing” to ¬£175 billion ($294 billion).

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Mexican tourist dies in rough waters

One Mexican tourist died and another was missing Tuesday after a wave dragged them out into the Pacific Ocean, the state-run Notimex news agency reported. Diane Schuler, 36, had a blood alcohol level of 0.19, according to the district attorney’s office. “My office, along with the New York State Police, will continue to investigate the facts and circumstances that led up to the collision causing the deaths, so that the public and the families of the victims can understand what led to this horrific crash,” District Attorney Janet DiFiore said in a statement released Tuesday

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NASA Earth pictures show extent of eclipse

NASA has released new pictures of the Earth showing the vast extent of Wednesday’s spectacular solar eclipse. The longest solar eclipse of the century cast a wide shadow for several minutes over Asia and the Pacific Ocean, luring millions outside to watch the spectacle.

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