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Archive for June 8th, 2012

  • Lagerfeld says Barrymore bridal look was ‘perfect’

    June 8, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Lisa Bonet, left and her daughter Zoe Kravitz attend CHANEL’s The Little Black Jacket Exhibition on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP NEW YORK (AP) — Karl Lagerfeld couldn’t be more pleased with his latest...

  • ‘American Idol’ winner Phillips undergoes surgery

    June 8, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 23, 2012 file photo, finalists Phillip Phillips, left, and Jessica Sanchez appear onstage at the “American Idol” Finale in Los Angeles. “Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will receive the same $300,000 advance given to...

  • Facebook rolling out central location for apps

    June 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated handout product image provided by Facebook shows the company’s logo for its new App Center. On Thursday, June 7, 2012, Facebook is beginning to roll out its App Center to its nearly 1 billion users, so they can find games and other...

  • Spain’s ailing banks threaten country’s finances

    June 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, speaks during a press conference after a meeting with Netherlands’ Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the Moncloa Palace, in Madrid, Thursday, June 7, 2012. Spain’s Prime Minister appeared Thursday to have...

  • Goldman CEO testifies at ex-board member’s trial

    June 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Goldman Sachs chairman and chief executive officer Lloyd Blankfein, center, leaves Federal court, Thursday, June 7, 2012 in New York. Blankfein testified at the New York insider trading trial of a former Goldman board member Rajat Gupta. (AP Photo/Mary...

  • APNewsBreak: Union seeks vote on Revel job limits

    June 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, craps dealers handle bets for customers at Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J. during its first invitation-only test night. The main casino workers’ union in Atlantic City is trying to force a public vote...

  • Corporations boost agricultural research funding

    June 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 3, 2007, file photo shows honeycrisp apples, developed with public money at the University of Minnesota, for sale at an orchard story in Burlington, Wis. The gap between federal funding for agricultural research at large public...

  • News Summary: Older teens often text while driving

    June 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Dylan Young, 18, poses for The Associated Press as a vehicle cruises by, Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in North Arlington, N.J. Young, a senior at North Arlington High, was in a fender-bender accident caused by being distracted while texting and driving. More than...

  • AP Interview: Coke official against NYC soda ban

    June 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Steve Cahillane, president and CEO of Coca-Cola Refreshments, Inc., speaks during an interview with the Associated Press Thursday, June 7, 2012, while attending the Clinton Global Initiative America gathering in Chicago. Cahillane said that New York Mayor...

  • Fire restrictions to be enforced around NM

    June 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From the wooded area along the Rio Grande to many of New Mexico’s public lands, officials say fire restrictions will be enforced as the Fourth of July holiday approaches. State officials say restrictions on fireworks, smoking,...