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Archive for November 27th, 2012

  • Broadway box offices rejoice this Thanksgiving

    November 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this file theater publicity image provided by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Andrew Rannells, center, performs with an ensemble cast in “The Book of Mormon” at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre in New York. Most Broadway shows had a lot to be...

  • Protest in Brazil against oil royalty measure

    November 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A police helicopter flies over a large protest in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Thousands of demonstrators gathered in downtown Rio de Janeiro for a march against legislation that officials here insist would strip this oil-producing...

  • Mass. mayor surprises backers with casino reversal

    November 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, Alex B. Morse celebrates his win as mayor on election night in Holyoke, Mass. Morse, whose opposition to casino plans helped him win the election, is expected to announce Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 that he now is...

  • Asia stocks up after deal over Greek debt reached

    November 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    People stand in the rain in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Asian stock markets posted slight gains Monday after the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season in the U.S. topped expectations,...

  • Cuomo: Sandy cost NY, NYC $32B in damage and loss

    November 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 aerial file photo shows the Breezy Point neighborhood, in New York, where more than 50 homes were burned to the ground as a result of Superstorm Sandy. Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and...

  • Argentina hopes to reverse NY debt ruling

    November 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez delivers a speech during a ceremony to commemorate the Sovereignty Day in San Pedro, Argentina, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Fernandez faced on Tuesday a nationwide strike led by union bosses who once were her most...

  • Schapiro’s SEC successor likely to follow her lead

    November 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 6, 2011 file photo, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Schapiro testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schapiro will step down as chair of the SEC next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the...

  • Albuquerque officer accused of encouraging fight

    November 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department says one of its officers is on administrative leave after he was accused of encouraging a man to fight to settle his differences with a neighbor. Spokeswoman Officer Tasia Martinez says Officer...

  • Audit reveals procurement violations in NM county

    November 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — An independent special audit shows McKinley County made about $240,000 in questionable payments to a business owned by the county commission chairman. State Auditor Hector Balderas released the finding of the audit Monday. His office...

  • NM sheriff’s deputy injured in shootout

    November 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A Lea County sheriff’s deputy is recovering after being shot in the arm and neck while serving a search warrant. New Mexico State Police say the shootout happened Saturday after midnight when sheriff’s deputies and police...