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Archive for April 20th, 2013

  • Daft Punk sets record on Spotify with ‘Get Lucky’

    April 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 11, 2010 file photo, musician Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, left, and musician Thomas Bangalter of the duo Daft Punk arrive at the premiere of the feature film “Tron: Legacy” in Los Angeles. Daft Punk have set a record on...

  • Elaine Stritch takes a bow at Tribeca

    April 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by the Tribeca film Festival shows Elaine Stritch in a scene from “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,” a film that will be shown at the Tribeca Film Festival running April 17 through April 28, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Tribeca...

  • World finance leaders issue sober assessment

    April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso, right, talks to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim before the International Monetary Fund (IMF) family photo during the World Bank IMF Spring Meetings in Washington Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)...

  • Safety rules limited for small fertilizer plants

    April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Thursday, April 18, 2013 aerial photo shows the remains of a nursing home, left, apartment complex, center, and fertilizer plant, right, destroyed by an explosion in West, Texas. There were no sprinklers. No firewalls. No water deluge...

  • NY authorities deal Russian mob a losing hand

    April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Molly Bloom exits Manhattan federal court, Friday, April 19, 2013, in New York. Nearly three dozen people were charged on Tuesday in what investigators said was a Russian organized crime operation that included illegal, high-stakes poker games for the rich...

  • Gardeners make plans with no certainty in forecast

    April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Aug. 18, 2012 photo provided by Eric Ciula shows his wife Joni with their two children, Montgomery and Maximus, left, with tomato plants in the garden at their home in Cottage Grove, Wis. Ciula picked a bad year to get into the family’s contest for...

  • Automakers target Chinese buyers at Shanghai show

    April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Officials from Ford Motor Co. stand near the new Ford Mondeo model after they unveiled the car at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (AUTO Shanghai) media day in Shanghai Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo) SHANGHAI (AP) — Global and...

  • USA Today founder Neuharth dies in Florida at 89

    April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- in this Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003 file photo provided by the Freedom Forum, Al Neuharth, founder of the USA Today and the Freedom Forum listens as former U.S. Sen. George McGovern speaks during the dedication of the Al Neuharth Media Center on the campus...

  • Giraffe born at Albuquerque zoo

    April 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials at the Albuquerque BioPark say they have a new resident. Some zoo visitors were lucky enough to see the birth of the giraffe calf Saturday morning. The baby giraffe learned how to stand and take its first steps inside the...

  • Elk decimating corn crop at New Mexico refuge

    April 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BOSQUE DEL APACHE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife managers are being forced to kill some of the elk that have migrated to the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge over the last two decades. The reason: The animals are decimating the...