MENU

Archive for December 17th, 2012

  • Lopez plays Santa for charity; talks about Rivera

    December 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2012 file photo, Jennifer Lopez arrives for the presentation of Chanel’s ready-to-wear Spring-Summer 2013 collection in Paris. Lopez has launched her “J. Lo’s Christmas Gift” drive, asking fans to donate to her...

  • Review: T.I. returns with stellar ‘Trouble Man’

    December 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This CD cover image released by Grand Hustle/Atlantic Records shows “Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head” by T.I. (AP Photo/Grand Hustle/Atlantic Records) T.I., “Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head” (Grand Hustle/Atlantic Records) After a lackluster...

  • Review: Rapper Chief Keef falls short on debut

    December 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This CD cover image released by Interscope Records shows “Finally Rich,” by Chief Keef. (AP Photo/Interscope Records) Chief Keef, “Finally Rich” (Glory Boys Entertainment/Interscope Records) Rapper Chief Keef made major noise with his...

  • Labor headache on Broadway may be averted

    December 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, cleaners, porters and matrons of theater union SEIU Local 32BJ demonstrate outside the Broadway League’s office, before a vote authorizing a strike in New York. The union representing hundreds of...

  • Asia stocks gain on Japan hopes, China recovery

    December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman walks by a world stock index display of a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.6 percent to 9,891.15, its highest level since April, after the country’s Liberal Democratic Party swept back into...

  • Rock blasting set on drought-plagued Miss. River

    December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Dec. 12, 2012 photo provided by the United States Coast Guard, barges crowd one of the busiest fleeting areas, where barges are stored, loaded and unloaded, on the Mississippi River South of St. Louis. Barge operators along a key stretch of the...

  • Job and a party as hospital hires 1,000th employee

    December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Ashley Wharton, a physician assistant at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, on right, is welcomed by Employment Specialist Mary Ann Heinen, on her first day of work on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Wharton is the 1,000th employee to be...

  • Molten gold signals revival in Calif. Mother Lode

    December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, Matt Collins, chief operating officer of the Sutter Gold Mining Co., left, watches as Allen Smith, second from left, Brain Herfel, third from left, Ted Chapman fouth from left, and Wayne Murphy, right, calibrate...

  • Bangladesh probe: Fire sabotage, owner negligent

    December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 24, 2012 file photo, Bangladeshi firefighters battle a fire at a garment factory in the Savar neighborhood in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A Bangladesh government committee investigating the garment factory fire that killed 112 people last...

  • GM boosts pickup truck deals to shed inventory

    December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks are seen on a dealer’s lot in Troy, Mich., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. General Motors is offering generous deals to clear a growing inventory of Chevy and GMC pickup trucks. Itís matching or beating deals offered by Ford...