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Archive for July 13th, 2012

  • Girl crusaders get cold shoulder from Teen Vogue

    July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Britney Franco, 13, of the Brooklyn borough of New York, left, poses with Hannah Stydahar, 14, of Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. during a protest Wednesday, July 11, 2012, near the offices of Teen Vogue in the Times Square section of New York. Days after a campaign...

  • 'Wreck-it Ralph' ventures into old arcade games

    July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Sarah Silverman and John C. Reilly attend Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” panel at Comic-Con on Thursday, July 12, 2012 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Wreck-It Ralph” won’t hit...

  • APNewsBreak: Tube wear detailed at CA nuke plant

    July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – A March 1, 2010 file photo, shows the San Onofre nuclear power plant in north San Diego County, Calif. Federal regulators say design flaws appear to be the cause of excessive wear in tubing that carries radioactive water through the San Onofre...

  • Lawmakers furious over China-made Olympic uniform

    July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This product image released by Ralph Lauren shows U.S. Olympic athletes, from left, swimmer Ryan Lochte, decathlete Bryan Clay, rower Giuseppe Lanzone and soccer player Heather Mitts modeling the the official Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade...

  • South Korea unexpectedly lowers key policy rate

    July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Kim Choong-soo, governor of the Bank of Korea, announces the benchmark call rate during a press conference at the bank’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 12, 2012. South Korea’s central bank unexpectedly lowered its key interest...

  • Bills, few options mean bankruptcy for Calif. city

    July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Tthe nearly empty E Street Mall in San Bernardino, Calif., is shown on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. The San Bernardino city council voted Tuesday night in favor of the city filing for bankruptcy. City officials have said, San Bernardino “has an immediate...

  • Opel CEO Stracke resigns in middle of turnaround

    July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2012 file picture, CEO of Adam Opel AG, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, attends a press conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Opel says CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke has resigned as head of General Motors’ struggling European business to...

  • Future 'Assassin's Creed' games may not leap ahead

    July 13, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    In this publicity photo provided by Ubisoft Entertainment, a scene from “Assassin’s Creed III” is shown. (AP Photo/Ubisoft Entertainment) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The next installment of “Assassin’s Creed” may take a trip further...

  • Central Americans flood north through Mexico to US

    July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 12, 2012 photo, Central American migrants walk on a railway in Lecheria, on the outskirts of Mexico City. While the number of Mexicans heading to the U.S. has dropped dramatically, a surge of Central American migrants is making the 1,000-mile...

  • Spanish pilgrims tour NM on 'Blue Nun' saint quest

    July 13, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Pilgrims from Agreda, Spain visited New Mexico this week in a quest to push sainthood for a woman known as “the Blue Nun.” The pilgrims came to gather information on the influences of Sor Maria de Jesus de Agreda, a 17th...