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Archive for November 21st, 2012

  • Review: Dementia and loss, made bearable by humor

    November 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo provided by Keith Sherman and Associates shows Peter Strauss in a scene from the new American play by Bruce Graham, “The Outgoing Tide,” at the 59E59 Theaters in New York. (AP Photo/Keith Sherman and Associates, Matt...

  • Ex-Marcos aide charged in NY with art conspiracy

    November 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A photo provided by the United States Attorney’s Office in New York shows an 1899 painting by Impressionist master Claude Monet entitled, “Le Bassin aux Nymphease,” which is also known as “Japanese Footbridge Over the Water-Lily Pond at Giverny.”...

  • Review: Cotillard stars in raw ‘Rust and Bone’

    November 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Marion Cotillard in a scene from “Rust and Bone.” (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics) Merely the premise of “Rust and Bone” sounds uncomfortably maudlin: A wayward single father...

  • Review: Gift guide to full-size tablets

    November 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. shows the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. Tablets are at the top of many wish lists this holiday season. The choice used to be pretty limited, with the iPad dominating over the latecomers. But this...

  • Elmo actor resigns amid underage-sex allegations

    November 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2011 file photo, Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash poses with the “Sesame Street” muppet in the Fender Music Lodge during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Sesame Workshop says Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash...

  • HP’s Autonomy deal highlights pattern of bad ideas

    November 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Aug. 21, 2012 photo, the Hewlett-Packard Co. logo is seen outside the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. HP said Autonomy Corporation PLC, a British company it bought for $10 billion last year, lied about its finances, resulting in a...

  • Hostess says talks to stave off shutdown fail

    November 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, Dan Curry, the superintendent of Liberty Christian in buys HoHos, at the Hostess Outlet store in Redding, Calif., shortly after it was announced Hostess was going out of business. “This is how I keep my office staff...

  • Calif pickets disrupts activity at Port of Oakland

    November 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Port workers represented by SEIU Local 1021 take part in a 24-hour strike at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif., in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 (AP Photo/The Tribune,Laura Oda ) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Custodial and maintenance...

  • Ex-hedge fund trader charged in $276M insider ploy

    November 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    U. S. Attorney for the Southern district of N.Y. Preet Bharara speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in New York. Mathew Martoma, a former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday on charges that he helped carry out the most lucrative...

  • Ex-’Price is Right’ model wins suit against show

    November 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    HOLD FOR LYNN ELBER STORY/PERMISSION – FILE – In this February 2008 publicity image released by CBS Entertainment, host Drew Carey hosts pauses during a taping of of “The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular,” one of six new...