Selfie

Man who took selfie during Pamplona's Running of the Bulls is wanted by police. Photo posted on YouTube.

Selfie man wanted by police for photo during bull run

A man who took a dangerous selfie during the running of the bulls in Pamplona, with the half-ton beasts right behind him, is still on the run — but this time from the police.  The […]

07/14/2014

Actor Kevin Spacey and Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto in this selfie taken by Spacey and posted on his Twitter account.

Was he or wasn’t he paid by Mexican government to pose with pres?

It seemed innocent enough: Two famous men running into each other at a public event by coincidence, exchange pleasantries, take a selfie and post it on Twitter. But the meeting between “House of Cards” actor […]

05/22/2014

Posted on YouTube

Soboroff’s Rihanna-damaged phone nets $66,500 for foundation

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles police commissioner’s smartphone damaged by pop singer Rihanna netted a $66,500 winning bid on eBay today. The bidding on the iPhone, which belongs to Police Commission President Steve […]

05/15/2014

Posted on YouTube

Rihanna donates $25k to LA Police Foundation (Video)

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Pop singer Rihanna will donate $25,000 to the Los Angeles police cadet program and the families of officers killed in the line of duty recently, Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff said today. […]

05/13/2014

President Barack Obama poses with a woman for a selfie photo after speaking at a Walmart store in Mountain View, Calif., Friday, May 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

At Wal-Mart, Obama praises steps on solar power

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Flanked by bargain-priced displays of women’s wear and patio lighting, President Barack Obama came to a Wal-Mart store in Silicon Valley on Friday to praise new steps by businesses and […]

05/09/2014

In this photo made Saturday April, 26, 2014, and provided by Brian Genest, a squirrel approaches him as he takes a photo of himself at John Chestnut Park near Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photo/Brian Genest)

Squirrel goes nuts on Maine teenager taking selfie

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A photo op with a squirrel that went awry has left a teenager flustered but unhurt. Seventeen-year-old Brian Genest, of Auburn, said Thursday he saw what appeared to be a friendly […]

05/01/2014

Actor James Franco (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, file)

Franco calls his selfies ‘intimate,’ not inappropriate

NEW YORK (AP) — James Franco says his recent Instagram postings of him in bed — alone or not — are his way of sharing a “very kind of intimate portrait” of himself and to […]

04/24/2014

Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Olympians say selfies were banned at White House

A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way. Some of America’s Olympic athletes say they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets last week when they visited the White House and met with President […]

04/07/2014

Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Samsung hooks unsuspecting Obama as phone ad star

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest pitchman in Samsung’s marketing machine: an unwitting President Barack Obama. Boston Sox baseball player David Ortiz snapped a selfie with the president at a White House event using a […]

04/02/2014

Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama welcomes World Series champion Red Sox

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and […]

04/01/2014

Man's Instagram account proves his residence to the IRS.

‘Selfies’ to avoid IRS problem become an Instagram sensation

Andy Jarvis, an architect from Philadelphia, travels so much to New York City for work that he thought it prudent to rent an apartment near his firm’s New York City location. Sounds logical, right? It […]

03/19/2014

This image released by Ellen DeGeneres shows actors front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong’o Jr., and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for a "selfie" portrait on a cell phone during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ellen DeGeneres)

Ellen’s Oscar celeb selfie a landmark media moment

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres’ celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa. It’s […]

03/03/2014

more