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Archive for October 20th, 2012

  • ‘Rust and Bone’ named best picture at London fest

    October 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left, Actor Aneurin Barnard, writer and director Ciaran Foy, actress Wunmi Mosaku and producer Katie Holly arrive during the BFI London Film Festival at the premiere of “Citadel” on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, in London. (Photo by Ki...

  • Sting moves venue of Philippine concert

    October 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – Musician Sting and his wife Trudie Styler attend the Time 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, on in this April 26, 2011 file photo, in New York. Sting moved the location of his “Back to Bass Tour”...

  • Mary Campbell, music writer for the AP, dies at 78

    October 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 1968 file photo, AP Newsfeatures editor Mary Campbell, poses in New York. Mary Campbell, who covered music and theater for four decades at The Associated Press, has died, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. She was 78 (AP Photo/Bob Wands, File)...

  • Caterpillar CEO says company will stay in Illinois

    October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, Caterpillar, Inc. CEO Doug Oberhelman speaks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Honolulu. On Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, Oberhelman told the Economic Club of Chicago that the heavy equipment maker...

  • Thefts of cell phones rise rapidly nationwide

    October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Sept. 21, 2012, Kevin Mahaffey, chief technology officer and co-founder, poses for a portrait at the Lookout Mobile Security headquarters in San Francisco. A woman riding a city bus is punched in the face, then her cell phone is snatched....

  • London protesters bash Britain’s austerity drive

    October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Demonstrators take part in an anti-austerity protest march entitled “a future that works” through central London, with Big Ben’s clock tower in background, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. The march Saturday was organized by Britain’s TUC...

  • Unions shift political might to state, local races

    October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Tuesday, March 8, 2011 file photo, potestors stand outside the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. objecting to proposed legislation that would authorize emergency financial managers to throw out union contracts. Unions are supporting a 2012...

  • Obama promotes positive signs in housing market

    October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama waves as he walks out of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct., 19, 2012, before his departure on Marine One helicopter for a trip to the presidential retreat at Camp David, Md., to spend the weekend preparing for his final...

  • Questions for Medicare in meningitis outbreak

    October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 15, 2012 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks in Bethesda, Md. Medicare, overseen by Sebelius’ department, is coming under scrutiny in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about...

  • Draft order would give companies cyberthreat info

    October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE In this Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks at NATO headquarters in Brussels. The military is ready to retaliate if the nation is hit by cyber weapons, according to Panetta, as an executive order is being prepared for...