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Archive for May 17th, 2012

  • Cannes opens with Anderson’s ‘Moonrise,’ camel

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left actors, Tilda Swinton, Kara Hayward, Jared Gilman, screenwriter Roman Coppola, actors Jason Schwartzman, Bruce Willis, Bob Balaban, composer Alexandre Desplat, director Wes Anderson, actors Edward Norton and Bill Murray arrive for the opening...

  • Chuck Brown, pioneer of ‘go-go’ funk music, dies

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 18, 2010 file photo, master of ceremonies Chuck Brown speaks during a program to celebrate the legacy of the late Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington. Brown, who styled a unique brand of funk...

  • Activision, EA settle lawsuit over execs’ leaving

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo of a video game image released by Activision shows a scene from “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.” Activision on Wednesday May 16, 2012 announced in a Los Angeles court that it had settled its claims against...

  • Drummer for OneRepublic arrested in Denver

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Eddie Ray Fisher, 38, is seen in a May 15, 2012 booking photo provided by the Denver Police Department. Fisher was arrested in Denver early Tuesday morning, May 15, 2012 on suspicion of assault, destruction of private property and disturbing the peace....

  • Deere fiscal 2Q profit rises, beats expectations

    May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In an Aug. 31, 2011 photo people examine John Deere farming equipment on display during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. Deere & Co. said Wednesday May 16, 2012 that its fiscal second-quarter profit jumped 17 percent on continued growth in global...

  • AP IMPACT: Evacs and drills pared near nuke plants

    May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 file photo, disaster response team members Ben Olson, left, and Charles Benefield work inside a decontamination tent set up outside Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Ariz., a suburb of Phoenix, during a...

  • Anger, drama at Ratko Mladic’s genocide trial

    May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Bosnian Serb military commander Gen. Ratko Mladic, right, and a UN security guard, left, are seen at the start of his trial at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday May 16, 2012. Twenty years after the opening shots of...

  • Biden attacks Romney tenure as venture capitalist

    May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Vice President Joe Biden and former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland hug before Biden spoke at M-7 Technologies Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in Youngstown, Ohio. Biden is pouncing on Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney in swing state Ohio, casting him as a...

  • Activision, EA settle lawsuit over execs’ leaving

    May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo of a video game image released by Activision shows a scene from “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.” Activision on Wednesday May 16, 2012 announced in a Los Angeles court that it had settled its claims against...

  • J.C. Penney’s shares in free-fall after 1Q loss

    May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 file photo, shoppers visit a J.C. Penney store in New York. J.C. Penney’s stock plunged 18 percent on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 — the biggest drop by percentage since the market crash in 1987. The decline comes...