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Archive for November 28th, 2012

  • Seattle Art Museum restoring Pollock painting

    November 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Nicholas Dorman, chief conservator for the Seattle Art Museum, motions toward an old x-ray of the art as he talks about his on-going restoration work of Jackson Pollock’s painting Sea Change during a news conference Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the museum...

  • Black Keys settle cases over music in commercials

    November 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In a Dec. 10, 2011 file photo, Dan Auerbach, lead singer of The Black Keys, performs at Spike TV’s Video Game Awards in Culver City, Calif. The band’s attorney informed a federal judge on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, that it had settled a...

  • ‘Moonrise,’ ‘Silver Linings’ lead Spirit Awards

    November 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Anna Kendrick appears on stage at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations press conference at The W Hotel Hollywood on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in Los Angeles. The show will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2012 in the afternoon in a tent on the beach...

  • Adele’s ’21′ sells more than 10 million copies

    November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2012 file photo, performer Adele arrives for the Brit Awards 2012 at the O2 Arena in London. The 24-year-old British songstress’ album “21” has sold more than 10 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album...

  • Zip line to zing tourists through downtown Vegas

    November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Showgirls and others stand beside Slotzilla during a press conference in Las Vegas Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Slotzilla is a permanent zipline attraction planned for downtown Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourists...

  • Record Powerball result of changes to boost sales

    November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A customer purchases lottery tickets for the Powerball lottery at Foster Stationery in Bergenfield, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. The jackpot for Powerball’s weekend drawing has climbed to $325 million, the fourth-largest in the game’s history....

  • HK car park investment craze raises bubble fear

    November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Cars are parked near empty spots at a residential building in Hong Kong Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Investors looking for new areas to park their cash in Hong Kong are driving up prices for parking spaces, sparking fears of a bubble in the Asian financial center....

  • Lines by Madonna and other celebs pop up in stores

    November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Aug. 23, 2012, photo, Wonderstruck body lotion from the Taylor Swift collection is displayed at a Lord & Taylor department store in New York. Celebrities have long dabbled in design, but with the growth of TV shows and websites that follow...

  • US economy gets lift from consumers, businesses

    November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, Tonya Thomas, of Russellville, Ky., makes her way through the aisles at Best Buy in Bowling Green, Ky. U.S. consumer confidence rose this month to its highest level in almost five years, helped by a better...

  • Stocks slide on ‘fiscal cliff’ warning

    November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Investors are taking little comfort from the latest deal to deliver financial aid to Greece and increases in U.S. consumer...