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Archive for October 27th, 2012

  • Washington and Zemeckis take off in ‘Flight’

    October 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Bruce Greenwood portraying Charlie Anderson, left, and Denzel Washington portraying Whip Whitaker in a scene from “Flight.” Washington plays an airline pilot who, despite being hung-over, drunk...

  • Early Inness work uncovered at Dallas art museum

    October 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS NAME OF PAINTING TO “STREAM IN THE MOUNTAINS,” INSTEAD OF “IN THE WOODS” – This photo provided by the Dallas Museum of Art shows “Stream in the Mountains” by the American landscape painter George Inness. A...

  • Comcast 3Q profit, sales top Street on upbeat subs

    October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Comcast logos are displayed on installation trucks in Pittsburgh. Cable giant Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest provider of TV and high-speed Internet services, more than doubled its net income in the...

  • American economy expands at modest 2 percent pace

    October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 25, 2012 photo shows appliances on display at Orville’s Home Appliances store in Amherst, N.Y. The government’s snapshot Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, of the U.S. economy’s growth will be its last before Americans choose a president in 11...

  • Arch Coal reports sharply higher 3Q earnings

    October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May, 29, 2012, file photo, a train hauling coal from an Arch Coal Inc. mine in the Powder River basin of Montana and Wyoming heads north out of downtown Seattle. Arch Coal Inc. says its cost-cutting efforts helped boost third-quarter...

  • New landfills needed for ND oil drilling waste

    October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this August 2012 photo provided by the North Dakota Health Department workers expand a special landfill for oilfield waste near Sawyer, N.D. State Health Department data show the amount of so-called oilfield special waste has increased nearly 5,100 percent...

  • Goodyear Tire 3Q net income falls 32 percent

    October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, photo, shows a Ford Explorer with Goodyear tires in Jackson, Miss. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 that its third-quarter net income fell by nearly one-third as lower tire sales in Europe offset cost...

  • US appeals court rejects Argentine bond arguments

    October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    The three-masted ARA Libertad, a symbol of Argentina’s navy, sits docked at the port in Tema, outside Accra, Ghana, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Argentina announced the immediate evacuation Saturday of about 300 crew members from the Libertad, a navy...

  • Weak earnings reports weigh on stocks

    October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Trader Michael Urkonis works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Stocks closed mostly lower Friday after investors found little to like in weak corporate earnings reports and news of only...

  • NM man gets prison for ax murder of girlfriend

    October 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Pinedale man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing his girlfriend with an ax. A federal judge in Albuquerque sentenced 37-year-old Mac Arthur Cooke on Friday for a second-degree murder conviction. He...