Archive for May 20th, 2012

  • Lady Gaga arrives in Philippines amid protests

    May 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    American pop singer and songwriter Lady Gaga poses before the media upon her arrival in a hotel Saturday, May 19, 2012 in Manila’s financial district of Makati, Philippines. Lady Gaga will hold two concerts on May 21 and 22 in the country as part of her...

  • ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ Lynn married at 15, not 13

    May 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    An image of the birth certificate of country music legend Loretta Lynn, who was born Loretta Webb, is seen in an image provided by the Kentucky state Office of Vital Statistics. Newly discovered documents indicate country music legend Loretta Lynn is three...

  • App scans faces of bar-goers to guess age, gender

    May 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Cole Harper, co-founder and CEO of SceneTap, holds up a phone showing the app SceneTap at a bar in San Francisco, Thursday, May 17, 2012. A new app is scheduled to launch in San Francisco this weekend that will scan the faces of patrons in 25 bars across the...

  • Argentina: Black market grows with currency

    May 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman passes a list of foreign currency exchange rates at an exchange house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. The AFIP tax collection agency’s recent measure to control and approve every currency exchange operation in the country...

  • Google gets China OK for Motorola deal

    May 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 11, 2011 file photo, attendees chat at the Google IO Developers Conference in San Francisco. Authorities in China have approved Google Inc.’s bid to buy phone maker Motorola Mobility, clearing the way for the $12.5 billion deal...