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Archive for January 7th, 2013

  • Small fire sends smoke into 787 cabin in Boston

    January 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet aircraft is surrounded by emergency vehicles while parked at a terminal E gate at Logan International Airport in Boston, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. A small electrical fire filled the cabin of the JAL aircraft with smoke...

  • Tanker strikes San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

    January 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Workers inspect damage to the bottom of a tower on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. An empty oil tanker ship, Overseas Reymar, struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, but there were no reports of...

  • ‘Snakes on a Plane’ director David R. Ellis dies

    January 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 27, 2009 file photo, Director David R. Ellis, left, and his wife, Cindy, arrive at the premiere of “The Final Destination” in Los Angeles. The “Snakes on the Plane” director, Ellis, has died at age 60. His...

  • Asia stocks down ahead of US corporate earnings

    January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, talks with business leaders during Japan’s business organizations joint New Year’s party in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Asian stocks cooled off Monday as some investors sold shares to lock in profits...

  • Drilling barge pulled from rocks off Alaska island

    January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An Era Alaska helicopter lifts off from Kodiak State Airport, in Kodiak, Alaska, on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2012 en route to the floating drill ship Kulluk on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2013. Salvage teams conducted an in-depth assessment of its...

  • Venezuela searches for lost plane with Missoni CEO

    January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provided by Venezuela’s Ministry of the Interior and Justice Press Office, members of the Venezuelan National Guard search for a plane that went missing near Los Roques, Venezuela, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. The search for a missing plane...

  • ‘California’s Gold’ host Huell Howser dies at 67

    January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS SPELLING OF NAME TO HUELL NOT HULL FILE- In this March 31, 2005, file photo provided by the Howser production company via KCET, television host Huell Howser poses for a photo at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancster, Calif. Howser,...

  • McDonald’s expands test flight for chicken wings

    January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated product image provided by McDonald’s shows the restaurant’s new “Mighty Wings”offering on the store’s menu. The world’s biggest hamburger chain is set to expand its test of chicken wings to Chicago this week,...

  • US banks try to clean up remaining mortgage mess

    January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Dec. 13, 2012 photo, a customer stops at a Bank of America ATM office in Boston. Bank of America Corp. says it will spend more than $10 billion to settle mortgage claims resulting from the housing meltdown. Under the deal announced Monday, Jan. 7,...

  • NM tree trimmer has another close call

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces tree trimmer is in the hospital following his second close call in six months. Authorities say 52-year-old Craig Benavidez was shocked Monday morning by a 13,000-volt power line while he was trimming a pine tree. A...