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Archive for November 2nd, 2012

  • Chris Brown to stay on supervised probation

    November 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this pool photo R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court in Los Angeles Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Brown remains on supervised probation for felony assault for an attack on Rihanna in 2009. He is scheduled to return to court Jan. 17, 2013. A California...

  • Review: Chastain gets ugly in ‘The Heiress’

    November 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Jessica Chastain in a scene from “The Heiress,” during a performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — The latest revival of...

  • Review: ‘Fists’ feels like lavish vanity project

    November 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Universal Pictures shows Lucy Liu in a scene from “The Man With the Iron Fists.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A boiling pot of wild martial arts moves culled from dozens (maybe hundreds) of violent...

  • Spain: 3 dead, 2 hurt in Halloween party stampede

    November 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Empty bottles and other debris lie outside the closed gates of the Madrid Arena venue in Madrid, Thursday Nov. 1, 2012. Three women have been killed and two injured in a stampede during a large Halloween Night party at the venue. Emergency services spokesman...

  • UK comedian arrested by sex scandal detectives

    November 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- The hearse bearing the coffin of Sir Jimmy Savile moves slowly as crowds of fans look on, in Leeds, England, in this file photo dated Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. The TV personality and broadcaster widely known for his charitable works is being revealed by...

  • Internet rolls into Bangladesh villages on a bike

    November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 30, 2012, photo, Bangladeshi Info Lady Mehedi Akthar Misty, right, helps Amina Begum, 45, to talk with her husband with Skype at Jharabarsha, in a remote impoverished farming village in Gaibandha district, 120 miles (192 kilometers) north of...

  • Judge ends case against Britney Spears’ parents

    November 2, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, singer Britney Spears arrives at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis honoring Richard Branson in Beverly Hills, Calif. A judge on Thursday Nov. 1, 2012 dismissed libel, breach of...

  • Power, transit outages will increase Sandy’s costs

    November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, shows damage from flooding at Breezy Point after superstorm Sandy in the New York City borough of Queens. The total economic damage from Superstorm Sandy could run as high as $50 billion, according to new...

  • US auto sales rise despite Sandy

    November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, photo, a Hyundai Elantra is seen inside of a Hyundai car dealership in Des Planines, Ill. Major automakers are reporting Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, that sales increased for October despite losing three days of business to the...

  • Floods render NYC hospitals powerless

    November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 photo, an ambulance departs Bellevue Hospital in New York where patients were being evacuated. Efforts to defend two of the city’s busiest, most important medical centers against flood broke down during superstorm Sandy this...