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Archive for April 5th, 2013

  • Jackson civil jury pool grows to 43 after 3rd day

    April 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 27, 2011 file photo, Katherine Jackson poses for a portrait in Calabasas, Calif. Jury selection began Tuesday April 2, 2013 in Katherine Jackson’s civil lawsuit against concert giant AEG Live over allegations the company...

  • AP critic remembers colleague, friend Roger Ebert

    April 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2011 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic Roger Ebert works in his office at the WTTW-TV studios in Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that its film critic Roger Ebert died on Thursday, April 4, 2013. He was...

  • Motown’s unsung female trio finally gets acclaim

    April 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This March 12, 2013 photo shows The Andantes, from left, Jackie Hicks, Louvain Demps, and Marlene Barrow-Tate during a visit to in Hitsville USA’s Studio A at the Motown Historical Museum in Detroit. In their 70s, the unsung backing group who sang on...

  • Beyonce, Jay-Z turn heads in Havana

    April 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S. singer Beyonce and her husband, rapper Jay-Z, are surrounded by body guards as they tour Old Havana where a street performer on stilts looks on, right, in Cuba, Thursday, April 4, 2013. R&B’s power couple is in Havana on their fifth wedding...

  • Madonna visits children’s ward in Malawi

    April 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Liz Rosenberg Media shows singer Madonna visiting school children in Chorwe, Malawi on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Madonna’s foundation, Raising Malawi, has built ten schools in partnership with BuildOn which are currently educating...

  • Casino king testifies in Vegas in contract suit

    April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen stands in the courtroom before the beginning opening statements in Suen’s lawsuit against Las Vegas Sands, Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in Clark County Regional Justice Court in Las Vegas. Suen is claiming Las Vegas Sands...

  • Samsung’s operating profit up 53 percent in 1Q

    April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 8, 2013 file photo, Samsung Electronics Co. logo is seen at a showroom of its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. The firm said Friday, April 5, 2013 its operating profit last quarter rose 53 percent over a year earlier, outpacing expectations...

  • Laws, rumors have ammo flying off store shelves

    April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs legislation at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, April 4, 2013, which includes new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year’s deadly school shooting in...

  • Facebook tweaks Android phones to build new ‘Home’

    April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, April 4, 2013. Zuckerberg says the company is not building a phone or an operating system. Rather, Facebook is introducing a new experience for Android...

  • Jury: HMO liable for $24M in Vegas hep C outbreak

    April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Plaintiff Bonnie Brunson, middle, hugs friend Robyn Sedillos as her husband Carl Brunson, right, and fellow plaintiff Helen Meyer, left, look on after receiving a favorable verdict at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas on April 4, 2013. A...