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Archive for November 7th, 2012

  • Teri Shields, Brooke’s mom and manager, dead at 79

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This 1980 file photo shows actress and model Brooke Shields, left, with her mother Teri Shields. Teri Shields, who launched daughter Brooke’s on-camera career when she was a baby and managed the young star into her 20s, died last week in New...

  • Asian stocks fall as US tallies presidential vote

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk off Air Force One after arriving at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Wednesday as traders watched...

  • News Corp 1Q earnings beat Street; revenue close

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 12, 2011 file photo, people walk in front of the News Corporation building in New York. News Corp. said Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, that net income for the latest quarter tripled from a year ago, reflecting a one-time gain from the sale...

  • CVS Caremark 3Q profit up 16 pct. as sales rise

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Feb 7, 2012 file photo, pedestrians walk pass a CVS store in Chicago. CVS Caremark Corp. said Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, that its third-quarter earnings climbed 16 percent. The drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager posted revenue...

  • Strike hits Greece in bid to derail austerity plan

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Protesters march to the Greek Parliament in Athens on Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012. Greece’s unions are holding their third general strike in six weeks to press dissenters in the country’s troubled coalition government not to back a major new austerity...

  • Stocks rise as investors wait for a winner

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 file photo, trader Frederick Reimer works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Trading is expected to be light on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, as many investors remain on the sidelines. (AP...

  • Measure of US home prices rises most in 6 years

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, file photo, a “sold” sign sits out in front of a home in Riverview, Fla. A measure of U.S. home prices jumped 5 percent in September compared with a year ago, the largest year-over-year increase...

  • Broadway takes a big hit from Superstorm Sandy

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 19, 2012 file photo shows billboards advertising Broadway shows in Times Square, in New York. Superstorm Sandy, which darkened Broadway while smashing into New York City last week, predictably ravaged the box offices around Times...

  • Oil jumps as US picks a president

    November 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, file photo, people wait in line with containers to purchase gasoline at filling station in Metuchen, N.J. The price of oil is slightly higher Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, as investors remain cautious ahead of the U.S....

  • Ex-Navajo police officer sentenced for sex abuse

    November 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Navajo Police Department officer has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for sexually abusing a woman in his custody in 2009. Federal prosecutors in Washington, D.C., say 31-year-old Lawrence Etsitty received a...