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Archive for January 3rd, 2013

  • Macau casino revenue in 2012 rose to $38 billion

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2012 file photo, a croupier counts the chips at a baccarat gaming table inside a casino during the opening day of Sheraton Macao Hotel at the Sands Cotai Central in Macau. Casino revenue in Macau climbed 13.5 percent last year...

  • Gunn expands his mentoring ‘Baileywick’ to Disney

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This July 19, 2012 file photo shows host Tim Gunn poses for a photo while promoting the launch of the new season of “Project Runway” in New York’s Times Square. In the new Disney Junior animated series “Sofia the First,”...

  • Bobby Womack diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This June 22, 2012 file photo shows musician Bobby Womack in Los Angeles. Womack told the BBC in a recent interview that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnosis comes after he began to have difficulty remembering his...

  • ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ to live off-Broadway

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this theater image released by The O & M Co., from left, Matt D’Amico, Rick Holmes, Isaiah Johnson, Adam Chanler-Berat, and Christian Borle are shown in a scene from “Peter and the Starcatcher,” performing at the brooks Atkinson...

  • Hollywood faces fracking in ‘Promised Land’

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity film image provided by Focus Features shows Matt Damon starring as Steve Butler in Gus Van Sant’s contemporary drama, “Promised Land,” a Focus Features release. (AP Photo/Focus Features, Sam Jones) ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP)...

  • Jon Stewart to host Grammy’s MusiCares tribute

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 12, 2012 file image originally released by Starpix shows Bruce Springsteen performing at the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden in New York. Springsteen will be honored as the 2013 MusiCares Person of the...

  • Al-Jazeera buys Current TV from Al Gore

    January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo, Former Vice President Al Gore, Current TV Chairman and Co-Founder, participates in the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena , Calif. Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that has...

  • Critics say grounding shows Arctic drilling danger

    January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This aerial image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Incident Management Team commander, observing the Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk aground during an overflight off a small island near Kodiak Island Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013....

  • Boehner agrees to Sandy aid vote on Friday

    January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – An Oct. 30, 2012, file photo shows an aerial view of burned-out homes in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough New York after a fire in the beachfront neighborhood as a result of superstorm Sandy. The current term of the U.S Congress is...

  • APNewsBreak: Feds say delay made oil spill worse

    January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This July 2, 2011 file photo shows oil from a ruptured ExxonMobil pipeline on the Yellowstone River and along its banks near Laurel, Mont. A federal investigation says Exxon Mobil’s delayed response to a pipeline break beneath Montana’s...