January 7, 2013 |
"Once Upon a Time" returns after a brief hiatus with "The Cricket Game" episode, and it seems as if the show's creators are determined to make Regina's road to redemption as rocky as possible. The biggest deterrent to her growth? Well, besides her anger issues, it's her manipulative murderous mom, Cora, who has finally made her way to Storybrooke to churn up trouble for her daughter. In tow is Captain Hook, bent (so to speak) on getting revenge for his lost appendage by killing one Rumpelstiltskin.
September 13, 2012 |
The iPhone 5 will be coming to Cricket Wireless and C Spire Wireless beginning Sept. 28. The two smaller U.S. carriers announced Thursday that they too would sell the new smartphone, which Apple officially unveiled Wednesday. Neither company has given more details besides a launch date, but it's safe to assume that Cricket, a prepaid carrier, will offer the iPhone 5 for more than $200 since it does not require customers to sign a service contract. Cricket began carrying the iPhone 4S this summer, and it sold the phone starting at $499.99.
June 7, 2012 |
Virgin Mobile has announced it will begin selling the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 beginning June 29, positioning itself as Cricket's competitor in the brand new prepaid iPhone U.S. market. The carrier will sell the phone for plans as low as $30 that will include unlimited texts, 300 talk minutes and unlimited data, although it will be throttled after 2.5 GBs. For another $10, the minutes can be bumped up to 1,200 and for $50 a month, voice becomes unlimited as well. The monthly plans for Virgin Mobile's iPhone begin at $35, but users can receive a $5 discount if they register for monthly automatic payments.
June 5, 2012 |
Cricket won't be the only U.S. carrier offering pre-paid iPhones for long, according to a news report that Virgin Mobile will also sell Apple's smartphone on a pay-as-you-go basis. Sprint, Virgin Mobile's parent company, is expected to announce later this week that the carrier will begin offering the iPhone as early as July 1, according to the Wall Street Journal . That news comes days after Cricket announced it would begin selling pre-paid iPhones starting June 22. There are no details yet on pricing for Virgin Mobile's iPhone, but Cricket will charge about $300 more than other networks do for iPhones that come with a two-year contract.
May 31, 2012 |
Cricket announced Thursday that it will become the first U.S. carrier to offer a prepaid iPhone starting in late June. The company said it'll begin carrying 16GB versions of the iPhone and iPhone 4S beginning on June 22. in its announcement , Cricket said it will sell the phones online, at its stores, at select dealers and over the phone for $499.99 for the 4S and $399.99 for the 4. Users of the service who choose to buy the prepaid...
March 1, 2012 |
For 15 years, Pakistanis exalted Imran Khan as a cricket legend but largely ignored his politics. When Khan discussed cricket, the public hung on his every word. But when he campaigned for office, they dismissed him as an outsider. Now, asPakistan'stopsy-turvy political landscape careens into an election season, Khan the politician has emerged for the first time as a major force, his ascent directly proportionate to the rising tide of frustration Pakistanis feel over woes such as seemingly endemic corruption, poverty and shortages of power and natural gas. At an Oct. 30 rally in Lahore, he stunned the political establishment by drawing more than 100,000 people.
December 26, 2011 |
A rally in Karachi organized by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan drew a massive crowd of supporters Sunday, bolstering his image as a potent force in Pakistan's turbulent political landscape. Pakistani news reports estimated that as many as 100,000 supporters crammed into a field next to the iconic white marble mausoleum of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, on the anniversary of Jinnah's birthday. Looking out on a sea of red and green flags for Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Khan told backers that, if his party came to power, he would ensure that the rule of law was applied evenly and would work to eradicate the taint of corruption found at every layer of Pakistani society.
November 20, 2011 |
As the sun set over Angkor Wat, the temple built for King Suryavarman II in the 12th century, I nosed my Vespa out into the line of three-wheeled tuktuks, bikes and cars. In my pink crash helmet and Gucci bike goggles, I felt as frivolous as an extra in the '60s movie "Quadrophenia," but my mission was a serious one: I was planning to travel the nearly 200 miles from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in three days, stopping on the way to sample some of the weirdest and most wonderful foods Cambodia has to offer.
November 15, 2011 |
Once the foreign policy face of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has severed ties with the country's ruling party and is now eyeing a new political life, possibly with a rising party led by former cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan. Qureshi, a former stalwart within President Asif Ali Zardari's Pakistan People's Party, announced his departure from the party and his resignation as one of its lawmakers. At odds with the PPP since his ouster as foreign minister in February, Qureshi has been talking with Khan about joining his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)
July 21, 2011 |
Can sari-clad "cheer queens" stand up to short-skirted pom-pom girls? That's a question Indian cricket fans are pondering after a team here introduced a cheerleading squad wrapped head to toe in traditional garb, its members eschewing high kicks and splits for complex hand waves and traditional dance steps. "The concept of cheer queens is an extraordinary way of showcasing our national artistic heritage to the world," says Abhijit Sarkar, director of the Pune Warriors. Others say it's a nice idea, done somewhere else.