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Archive for October 4th, 2012

  • Fast, but not magical sales for Rowling book

    October 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    British writer J.K. Rowling poses for the photographers with her new book, entitled: ‘The Casual Vacancy’, at the Southbank Centre in London, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. The book, published by Little, Brown Book Group, is Rowling’s first novel...

  • AP PHOTOS: Bond girls show women’s progress

    October 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Ursula Andress in a scene from the James Bond 1962 film, “Dr. No.” When Ursula Andress emerged from the sea, curves glistening, with a dagger strapped to her bikini in...

  • Seacrest: No problem with feuding judges

    October 4, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – ThisSept. 17, 2012 file image released by Fox shows the new judges for the singing competition series, “American Idol,” from left, Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj and during a news conference in New York. Host Ryan Seacrest...

  • Outrage over human errors in Hong Kong boat crash

    October 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A group of firemen and police officers investigate on a salvaged boat which sank after colliding with a ferry near Lamma Island, off the southwestern coast of Hong Kong Island Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. An official with the ferry company involved in the...

  • Media groups, Filipinos protest tough cyber law

    October 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Filipino journalists and some media group leaders hold their petitions against the Cybercrime Prevention Act as they submitted them to the Supreme Court in Manila, Philippines, Wednesday Oct. 3, 2012. Media groups and Filipinos stepped up calls Wednesday for...

  • Low-cost flying arrives in luxury-loving Japan

    October 4, 2012 • Business, World NewsComments Off

    In this combination of three undated photos, planes of Japan’s low-cost airlines, from top, AirAsia Japan, Peach Aviation and Jetstar, are shown in Japan. Japan has a reputation for loving expensive things like overpriced real estate, gourmet melons and...

  • Demolition on hold for Wright house in Phoenix

    October 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Concerned citizens take a look at a 1952 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. The city of Phoenix and a developer who was poised to demolish the home have reached an agreement that will put any work...

  • High court asked to throw out oil refinery permit

    October 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Hon. Kathleen Caldwell (left to right) and members of the South Dakota Supreme Court, John Konenkamp, Chief Justice David Gilbertson, Glen Severson and Steven Zinter listen during a hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at the Jeschke Fine Arts Center at the...

  • California wades into national labor debate

    October 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE — In this May 13, 2011 file photo, teachers,. students and supporters demonstrated against proposed budget cuts to education, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, May 13, 2011. If approved by voters in November, Proposition 32 would...

  • Burned-out Conn. bell factory resumes production

    October 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Austin Gardner works in a tool and die room where dies recovered from the Bevin Bros. manufacturing factory fire are refurbished in East Hampton, Conn., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. The 180-year-old New England company that made the tiny bell that tinkles every...