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Archive for May 27th, 2013

  • McCartney leaves pick on 1st visit to Graceland

    May 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, May 18, 2013 file photo, Paul McCartney performs during the first U.S concert of his “Out There” tour, in Orlando, Fla. McCartney made his first visit to the one-time home of the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll and...

  • Daft Punk sets Spotify record with new album

    May 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 17, 2013 file photo, Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, from the music group, Daft Punk, pose for a portrait in Los Angeles. Daft Punk has set another record on Spotify. The music service said Monday, May 27,...

  • 10 fans injured when TV cable falls on race track

    May 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by Fernando Echeverria, security personnel assist a fan injured by a broken television camera cable during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 26, 2013. (AP...

  • Asia stocks gain amid modest Nikkei recovery

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A youth walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, May 27, 2013. The Nikkei 225 closed down 469.80 points, or 3.22 percent at 14,142.65 Monday after the yen reversed some of its recent fall against the U.S. dollar. Stocks...

  • Future of Colorado River on agenda in San Diego

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE–In this Sunday, April 14, 2013 file photo, hikers make their way along the banks of the Colorado River in Black Canyon south of Hoover Dam, near Willow Beach, Ariz. Decision-makers from seven Western states, Indian tribes and several conservation...

  • In Venezuela, voice of dissent lowering volume

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Talk show “Good Nights” host Franciso Bautista listens to a question during a news conference at his home in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, May 27, 2013. Bautista, who has often been critical of the government, announced on Twitter on Monday that he...

  • Border entry fee study sparks northern opposition

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 photo, cars from Canada line up to cross into the United States, in Blaine, Wash., at Peace Arch State Park. In April 2013, in its 2014 fiscal year budget proposal, the Department of Homeland Security requested permission to...

  • Hotel magnate, Mo. philanthropist Hammons dies

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a March 30, 2004 file photo, John Q. Hammons poses for a photo in his new 8,000 seat baseball stadium in Springfield, Mo. Hammons, a prominent hotel developer and southwest Missouri philanthropist, died Sunday, May 26, 2013 at a nursing home...

  • Germany’s top-selling tabloid to introduce paywall

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This March 11, 2009 file picture shows the Axel Springer AG publishing house headquarters, in Berlin. Europe’s most-read newspaper is introducing a paywall for part of its online offerings next month. Bild – Germany’s top-selling...

  • Bridge collapse a major break in trade corridor

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, May 24, 2013 photo, a collapsed section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River is seen in an aerial view over Mount Vernon, Wash. Part of the bridge collapsed Thursday evening, sending cars and people into the water when...