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Archive for May 28th, 2012

  • Bountiful bikinis at Rio fashion week

    May 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A model wears a creation by Triya summer collection during Fashion Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, May 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Just how many variations can you spin off the marvel of simplicity that is the...

  • Lady Gaga cancels Indonesian show after threats

    May 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Muslim men hold up banners during a rally against U.S. pop singer Lady Gaga’s concert that is scheduled to be held on June 3, outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 25, 2012. Lady Gaga might have to cancel her sold-out show in...

  • Kidman dry-eyed at Cannes ovation as co-star cries

    May 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Cast members from left, Macy Gray, John Cusack, director Lee Daniels, Zac Efron, and David Oyelowo arrive for the screening of The Paperboy at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)...

  • Michelle Obama, daughters attend Beyonce concert

    May 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Friday May 25, 2012 photo provided by Parkwood Entertainment, Beyonce performs at Revel in Atlantic City, N.J., for the resort’s premiere. It is the first of four scheduled shows for Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Parkwood Entertainment, Robin...

  • Why that flat Facebook IPO isn’t so bad after all

    May 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, May 18, 2012 file photo, passers-by are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq media center as they view reports of trading activity on Facebook’s stock on the Nasdaq stock market in New York. The botched offering of Facebook...

  • Driving season begins, as does griping about gas

    May 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this April 15, 2012 photo, gasoline prices greet motorists at the Midway Plaza on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bedford, Pa. It’s Memorial Day weekend and our obsession with the price of gasoline is in focus again. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) NEW YORK (AP)...

  • Millions in global aid for Iraq sits unspent

    May 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2012, teachers seen through a mirror as a dirty first aid box hangs on a wall in the teachers’ room at al-Ameen ramshackle elementary school in Baqouba, capital of Iraq’s Diyala province, 35 miles (60...

  • Senator asks airlines to drop seat fee for kids

    May 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 1, 2012 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., attacks the secrecy of super PAC donors to the Republican presidential candidates, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schumer is urging airlines to allow families...

  • Premier appeals to Ireland: Vote yes to EU treaty

    May 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A huge banner depicting Ireland being bled dry by austerity calls for a “no” vote to the European Union’s fiscal treaty in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday, May 25, 2012. Ireland’s May 31 referendum represents the only popular test of public...

  • Some states asking the tax man to get tougher

    May 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 17, 2012 photo, Richard Lowe poses atop a pile of mulch in Morrisville, Vt. Nursery owners and landscapers around Vermont have been getting big bills from the state recently for unpaid sales taxes on products like bark mulch and soil additives...