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Archive for November 14th, 2011

  • ‘Standing on Ceremony’ plays poignant and funny

    November 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated image released by The O+M Co., Harriet Harris, left, and Craig Bierko are shown during a performance of “Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays,” playing Off Broadway at the Minetta Lane Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/The O+M...

  • Oscars Academy honors Vanessa Redgrave in London

    November 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S actress Meryl Streep, left, talks to British actress Vanessa Redgrave, right, at a central London cinema for an evening to pay homage to the Oscar-winning actress, called ‘An Academy Salute to Vanessa Redgrave’, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. (AP...

  • New generation of music central to protest

    November 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, singers Graham Nash, left, and David Crosby, rear, perform a free acoustic concert of protest songs at Occupy Wall Street’s Zuccotti Park encampment in New York. Music is woven into the fabric of Occupy Wall...

  • Prince William’s posting to Falklands defended

    November 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, left, and The Duke of Edinburgh, right, stand during the service of remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. Queen Elizabeth II and other senior members of the royal family...

  • Oscar’s tumultuous week ends with Governors Awards

    November 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left, “The Help” director Tate Taylor, cast members Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis, and co-producer Brunson Green pose together at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 2011 Governors Awards, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Los...

  • Germany invites skilled workers from Greece

    November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Enrique Serratosa poses after an interview with The Associated Press in Barcelona, Spain Friday Oct. 28, 2011. Serratosa, a 22-year-old university graduate from Barcelona, is one of many young Spanish professionals who are desperate to leave their...

  • Hundreds protest in Waikiki as APEC leaders meet

    November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Anti-APEC protesters march down Kalakaua Ave. towards Waikiki, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Honolulu. The APEC Summit is being held in Oahu this weekend. A few hundred protesters marched in the demonstration. (AP Photo/ Marco Garcia) HONOLULU (AP) — A few...

  • Wary about Iran, Obama lobbies Russia and China

    November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the APEC Summit in Honolulu, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) HONOLULU (AP) — Searching for help, President Barack Obama lobbied the skeptical leaders of Russia and China...

  • Homes over leaky NYC aqueduct to get buyout offers

    November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 9, 2011 photo, Michael Rosselli stands near cracks in his garage floor at his home in Wawarsing N.Y. Rosselli’s basement and property flooded due to what he blames is leakage from the nearby Delaware Aqueduct. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)...

  • Tribes aren’t banking on just casinos anymore

    November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Aug. 14, 2006 photo, blueberry rakers work in a field in Centerville Township, Maine, leased by Tonia Smith, of the Passamaquoddy tribe in Pleasant Point. Though Maine voters rejected a racetrack casino on Nov. 8, 2011, that would have helped bolster...