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Archive for February 6th, 2013

  • Fervent fans mark Marley’s birthday in Jamaica

    February 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A mural depicting reggae music icon Bob Marley, right, and former Ethiopia’s Emperor Haile Selassie decorate a wall in the yard of Marley’s Kingston home, in Jamaica, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Relatives and old friends, joined by hundreds of...

  • Chris Brown returns to court for probation issues

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 25, 2009 file photo, Chris Brown looks on alongside his attorney Mark Geragos during his sentencing for assaulting his girlfriend Rihanna, at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles. Brown returns to a Los Angeles court on...

  • Netflix could gain from loss of Sat. mail delivery

    February 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, file photo, a Netflix envelop containing a DVD to be returned by mail is clipped onto a mailbox, in Springfield, Ill. Netflix won’t miss Saturday mail delivery, even though the weekend service helped keep its...

  • Review: iPhone Google Maps lags Android version

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated screenshot, the Google Maps application is demonstrated on an iPhone. An Associated Press review shows that Google Maps for iPhone is strong on directions, but lacks features of the iPhone version. (AP Photo/Google) BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) —...

  • Governor pitches water tunnel project to farmers

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Jerry Brown speaks to the audience during a breakfast at the Colusa Farm Show Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 in Colusa, Calif. Brown wades into potentially hostile territory to pitch his $14 billion plan to remake the state’s water-delivery system by...

  • Foam cups, containers eyed amid NYC recycling push

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, a Tibetan Buddhist monk holds his styrofoam cup as he waits for tea during a religious talk by the Dalai Lama at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India. In an effort to double the city’s recycling rate by 2017,...

  • Visa’s fiscal 1Q net income jumps 25 pct

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 file photo, Paul Cook, right, head of Acceptance for Visa in Asia Pacific, central Europe, Middle East and Africa; Somboon Krobteeranon, second from right, country manager of Myanmar and Thailand; and two...

  • Obama picks outdoor retail exec to lead Interior

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama listens as his Interior Secretary nominee, REI Chief Executive Officer Sally Jewell speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack...

  • NTSB: Plane batteries not necessarily unsafe

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2013, file photo, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman points to a reporter during a news conference in Washington. The use of lithium ion batteries to power aircraft systems isn’t necessarily...

  • Goodbye Saturday mail? Postal Service plans cuts

    February 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013 in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but...