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Archive for June 14th, 2012

  • 'The Bachelor' gets Ben Stiller-produced Web spoof

    June 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by Paramount Pictures shows actors, Michael Ian Black as host, and Ken Marino in a scene from the Yahoo Web series “Burning Love,” a spoof of the popular romance reality series, “The Bachelor.” (AP...

  • Review: 'We Play For the Gods' is a wry comedy

    June 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo released by The Bruce Cohen Group shows, from left, Alexandra Henrikson, Erika Rolfsrud and Annie Golden, in a scene from Women’s Project Theater’s new comedy, “We Play For The Gods,” performing off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane...

  • Businesses dominate bids for Internet suffixes

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, ICANN, President and Chief Executive Rod Beckstrom speaks on expanding the number of domain name suffixes during a press conference, London, Wednesday June 13, 2012. Proposals for Internet addresses ending...

  • Lower gas prices not enough to lift US economy

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this May 6, 2012, file photo, shoppers carry their purchases along 33rd Street in New York. U.S. retail sales declined in April and May, pulled down by a sharp drop in gas prices. But even after excluding volatile gas sales, consumers increased their...

  • Australia creates largest area of marine reserves

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This November, 2002 photo provided by Queensland Tourism, a diver snorkels in the Great Barrier Reef off Australia’s Queensland state. Australia announced Thursday, June 14, 2012, the creation of the world’s largest network of marine reserves...

  • US, India see progress on nuclear cooperation

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna take part in a joint news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State...

  • NASA chief views history-making SpaceX capsule

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, left, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, right, answer questions in front of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft Wednesday June 13, 2012 at the SpaceX Rocket Development Facility in McGregor, Texas. The spacecraft recently made history as...

  • JPMorgan CEO says execs may have pay taken back

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, head of the largest bank in the US, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2012, before the Senate Banking Committee about on how his company recently lost more than $2 billion on risky trades and whether...

  • Judge sets hearing on CBS bid to block ABC series

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This June 2012 photo released by ABC shows a sitting area for “The Glass House,” an interactive real-time reality competition, where 14 contestants will live and compete for a quarter million dollars. The series, which relies on audience...

  • Petitions would put union measure on Mich. ballot

    June 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Adam Knott, left, and RaFael Mojica, center, volunteers with the Protect Our Jobs Coalition, deliver boxes of petitions for a proposal to add collective bargaining rights for workers into the Michigan Constitution as Carol Pierce, right, election specialist...