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Archive for May 3rd, 2012

  • Review: ‘Marigold Hotel’ offers safe escape

    May 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this film image released by Fox Searchlight films, Judi Dench, left, and Celia Imrie are shown in a scene from “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.” (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Ishika Mohan) In theory, seeing Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Tom...

  • Attorneys try to settle Zsa Zsa Gabor care dispute

    May 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this 1978 file photo, Hungarian-born American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is shown. Attorneys for Zsa Zsa Gabor’s daughter and husband are due in a Los Angeles court Wednesday to argue whether the ailing actress needs a conservatorship. Constance...

  • Helm, stars salute Amnesty International in song

    May 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 14, 2009 file photo, Levon Helm performs with the Levon Helm band during the Heroes of Woodstock concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, N.Y. Helm, his longtime friend and producer Larry Campbell and a crew of...

  • Review: Wainwright goes pop with help of Ronson

    May 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this CD cover image released by Decca, the latest release by Rufus Wainwright, “Out of the Game,” is shown. (AP Photo/Decca) “Out of the Game,” Rufus Wainwright (Decca) Prolific singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright proclaimed after...

  • After UK diss, The Wanted fires back with success

    May 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 24, 2012 file photo, British boy band “The Wanted”, from left, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Max George, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes visit the Empire State Building in New York. Being a boy band has somewhat haunted...

  • MasterCard profit up 25 percent on overseas gains

    May 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This Sept. 21, 2011, file photo. shows a MasterCard sign on a revolving door in New York. MasterCard said Wednesday, May 2, 2012, its first-quarter profit rose 25 percent on a big spike in card use overseas. Its net income was $682 million, or $5.36 per...

  • A look at record art auction prices

    May 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s shows “Dora Maar au Chat,” by Pablo Picasso. The 1941 painting, which sold in May 2006 for $95,216,000 is one of eight works that have sold for $80 million or more at auction. When Edvard...

  • Congressional hearing in Denver tackles fracking

    May 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Committee member Rep. Rush Holt, D-N.J., listens to testimony before a Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on proposed nationwide drilling rules on hydraulic fracturing at the Capitol in Denver on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)...

  • UPMC, Highmark announce contract extension to 2015

    May 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Tom Corbett announces an agreement between the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and insurer Highmark Inc. to extend in-network coverage for about 2.5 million western Pennsylvania health insurance customers during a Capitol news conference,...

  • Wyoming tourism director anticipates good summer

    May 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated image provided by the Wyoming Office of Tourism depicts one of the advertisements that the state of Wyoming is running in magazines around the country to entice travelers to spend their summer vacation in the state this year. The state tourism...