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Archive for October 31st, 2011

  • Rampling: old age can be ‘extraordinary’

    October 31, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    British actress Charlotte Rampling poses during a photocall to present the movie “The eye of the storm” at the 6th edition of the Rome International Film Festival in Rome, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca) ROME (AP) — Charlotte...

  • AP Enterprise: Brown estate was saddled by debt

    October 31, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 6, 2005 file photo, James Brown performs on stage during the Live 8 concert at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. Brown’s charitable trust had withered to just $14,000 and his estate was saddled with more than $20...

  • New ‘Twilight’ film screens at Rome festival

    October 31, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S. actress Nikki Reed poses during a photocall to present the movie “The Twilight saga: Breaking Dawn Part I” at the 6th edition of the Rome International Film Festival in Rome, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca) ROME (AP) —...

  • Occupy Wall Street spinoff pickets Niles City Hall

    October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Members of Occupy Southwest Michigan, a spinoff from the New York protest movement Occupy Wall Street, hold up picket signs outside City Hall in Niles, Mich., on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. The protest drew about 40 people and followed an Oct. 12 rally by the...

  • Bill: Felony to sell fake maple syrup as real deal

    October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 photo, maple products appear on display at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks in East Montpelier, Vt. To protect the purity of Vermont’s signature crop and to dissuade others from passing off fake maple syrup for the real thing,...

  • NJ asked if it wants to legalize sports betting

    October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 21, 2011 photo, Reed Totten, of Jackson, N.J., leads a winning horse to the Winners’ Circle at Freehold Raceway in Freehold N.J. Totten supports a non-binding referendum on the New Jersey ballot asking voters whether they support legalizing...

  • Aussie court ends Qantas strike, fleet grounding

    October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Jake Scobie throws a ball into the air as he waits for his flight at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Qantas Airways grounded all of its aircraft around the world indefinitely Saturday due to ongoing strikes by its workers. (AP Photo/Rick...

  • Former Mr. Jelly Belly looking for sweet comeback

    October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 12, 2011 photo, David Klein, a man who invented the Jelly Belly, poses for photos in Covina, Calif. Klein is the Willie Wonka of this small Los Angeles suburb, joyfully leading children and their parents past mounds of chewy, crunchy, sugary...

  • Montel Williams: Israel leads in medical marijuana

    October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Emmy Award-winning television personality Montel Williams speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Jerusalem, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Williams says Israel is at the forefront of providing patient access to medical marijuana. Williams was...

  • EU leaders call on G-20 for more joint action

    October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    European Union President Herman Van Rompuy, left, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso arrive at the European parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. European stock markets shot higher Thursday as investors waded...