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Archive for May 18th, 2012

  • Algerian singer Warda dies in Cairo at 72

    May 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 6, 2009 file photo, Arabic music diva Warda, performs during a show in Algiers, Algeria to inaugurate the second Pan-African Festival. Egyptian state TV said Warda, whose sultry voice and range helped make her one of the giants of...

  • Van Halen postpones summer concert dates

    May 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 1, 2012 file photo, David Lee Roth, left, and Eddie Van Halen perform during a Van Halen concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. A source familiar with the band’s summer tour who was not authorized to speak publicly...

  • ‘American Idol’ down to final 2 singers

    May 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this May 10, 2012 photo released by Fox, the final three contestants from the singing competition series “American Idol,” from left, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Josh Ledet pose in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker) LOS...

  • Review: 3 isn’t company in edgy play ‘Cock’

    May 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This publicity photo released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows cast members, from left, Cory Michael Smith, Cotter Smith, Jason Butler Harner and Amanda Quaid, in a scene from “Cock,” performing off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street in New York. (AP...

  • Prosecutors charge man with stalking Mila Kunis

    May 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday April 24, 2012 file photo, Mila Kunis, a cast member in the upcoming film “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” poses before the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2012, the official convention of...

  • Struggling CW network offers big schedule revamp

    May 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Jamie King attends The CW Television Network’s Upfront 2012 in New York, Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) NEW YORK (AP) — The young CW network is hoping to turn around a year of disappointing ratings by making changes this fall on each...

  • Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

    May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken May 15, 2012, in Hope, Alaska, Cherryl Stavish poses at her Winter Cafe restaurant. Stavish works Saturdays at the Hope Post Office, and says if the U.S. Postal Service follows through on its plan to cut the rural Alaska post...

  • House OKs continued war in Afghanistan

    May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes questions during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The House endorsed the continued war in Afghanistan on Thursday...

  • Wal-Mart’s 1Q profit up 10.1 percent

    May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2012, file photo, customers walk into and out of a Wal-Mart store in Methuen, Mass. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 10.1 percent increase in first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates, reported Thursday, May 17, 2012....

  • Gap 1Q profit flat but outlook bright, shares rise

    May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2012, file photo, people walk past a Gap store at the Derby Street Shoppes complex in Hingham, Mass. Gap Inc. is expected to report its earnings Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Revenue...