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Archive for July, 2012

  • Romantic crooner Tony Martin dies at 98

    July 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 5, 1999 file photo, singer Tony Martin and his wife Cyd Charisse pose for photographers as they arrive for the Los Angeles premiere of “Diamonds” at the Mann Festival Theater in the Westwood section of Los Angeles....

  • ABC pulls Fred Willard improv show after arrest

    July 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday, July 26, 2012 and provided by NBCUniversal, actor Fred Willard, left, joins host Jimmy Fallon on the set of Fallon’s NBC show “Late Night,” in New York. (AP Photo/NBCUniversal, Lloyd Bishop) BEVERLY HILLS,...

  • 'Born to Shop' author Suzy Gershman dies at 64

    July 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Sarah Lahey on Monday July 30, 2012 shows Suzy Gershman. The author, whose “Born to Shop” travel guides have helped readers find where to browse or buy in cities ranging from Paris to Hong Kong, has died, She was 64....

  • Author acknowledges fake Dylan quotes, resigns

    July 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This July 22, 2012 file photo shows U.S. singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performing on at “Les Vieilles Charrues” Festival in Carhaix, western France. A staff writer for The New Yorker has resigned and his latest book has been halted...

  • Park: No mechanical issues in Calif. coaster stall

    July 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Emergency crews bring water to passengers stuck over 150 feet in the air on the top of the new Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif., on Sunday, July 29, 2012. Riders were stuck for nearly two hours due to a...

  • Chavez: joining trade bloc a boon for Venezuela

    July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Brazil’s Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, left, Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Almagro, second from left, Argentina’s Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, second from right, and Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro...

  • Crews salvage barge from southern Lake Huron

    July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a July 19, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, part of a 110-foot commercial dredge, the Arthur J, can still be seen above the waters of Lake Huron after it sunk about 2 miles off of Lakeport, Mich., spilling an unknown amount of...

  • Chrysler posts $436M second-quarter profit

    July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2012 file photo, the grill of a 2012 Chrysler 200 is displayed on the showroom floor of Goss Dodge Chrysler in South Burlington, Vt. Chrysler rode big sales increases in the U.S. to a $436 million profit in the second quarter,...

  • Stock indexes drift lower, ending a two-day rally

    July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Thursday, July 26, 2012 photo, traders gather at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the IPO of Northern Tier Energy. U.S. stocks crept higher in early trading Monday, July 30, 2012 on Wall Street following big gains...

  • Buy your next vacation souvenir in your hotel room

    July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo supplied by H+K Strategies shows artwork in an Omni Dallas Hotel guest room. Omni is one of a number of hotels that features unusual art in the rooms and allows guests the option of purchasing the work to take home. For several years,...