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Archive for November 26th, 2012

  • Rolling Stones mark 50th year with London show

    November 26, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Mick Jagger, center, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, left, and Charlie Watts, right, of The Rolling Stones perform at the O2 arena in east London, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. The band are playing four shows to celebrate their 50th anniversary, including two shows at...

  • Hobbits, superheroes put magic in NZ film industry

    November 26, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2006 file photo, film director Peter Jackson arrives for the Golden Globe Awards, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jackson launched the Weta Digital studio in 1993 with fellow filmmakers Jamie Selkirk and Richard Taylor. Named after an...

  • Monastyrska makes winning Met debut in ‘Aida’

    November 26, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Nov. 15, 2012 photo provided by the Metropolitan Opera, Liudmyla Monastyrska, left, performs in the title role with and Olga Borodina, right, as Amneris in Verdi’s “Aida,” during a dress rehearsal at the Metropolitan Opera in New...

  • Grammy-winning bassist injured in Swiss bus crash

    November 26, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This is a Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo of Grammy award-winning jazz bassist Marcus Miller performs in concert at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Marcus Miller and several members of his band were...

  • ‘Gangnam Style’ most watched YouTube video ever

    November 26, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – South Korean rapper PSY, who sings the popular “Gangnam Style,” performs during his concert in front of Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, in this, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo. YouTube says in a posting on its Trends blog that...

  • Fire kills 112 workers at Bangladesh garment-maker

    November 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A Bangladeshi woman whose relative was killed in a fire at a garment factory cries outside a mortuary outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. At least 112 people were killed late Saturday night in a fire that raced through the multi-story garment...

  • Utility worker pierced pipe before Mass. gas blast

    November 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A day care next door to a gas explosion that leveled a strip club Friday evening is seen in Springfield, Mass., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Investigators are trying to figure out what caused the Friday evening blast that could be heard for miles, and that left a...

  • Holiday shopping season off to record start

    November 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, Black Friday shoppers pour into the Valley River Center mall for the Midnight Madness sale, in Eugene, Ore. U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend,...

  • Spain’s Catalonia punishes pro-referendum leader

    November 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman casts her vote in a polling station in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Voters in Catalonia begin casting their ballots in regional elections that could determine the future shape of Spain. If voters give the regional government strong...

  • Natural gas drillers target US truck, bus market

    November 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, motorist Bob Davis is reflected in his airport shuttle van as he fills up at a natural gas pumping station in College Park, Ga. Years from now, motorists needing a fill-up might see natural gas pumps...