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Archive for July 23rd, 2013

  • 5 things to know about the ex-Versace mansion

    July 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Decorative artwork stands in front of the 55 foot long swimming pool at the Versace mansion on Miami Beach, Fla., Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Though the Versace family hasn’t owned the oceanfront mansion since 2000, auctioneers hope the Italian...

  • Al-Jazeera America plans live programming 24/7

    July 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This 2008 publicity image released by ABC shows Kate O’Brian, former Senior Vice President, News Gathering, ABC News. O’Brian has been named its president of Al Jazeera America. (AP Photo/ABC, Donna Svennevik) NEW YORK (AP) — Al-Jazeera...

  • Report: Economic concerns drive college choices

    July 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – Prospective students and their parents tour Georgetown University’s campus in Washington, in this Wednesday, July 10, 2013, file photo. Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional...

  • Apple’s 3Q earnings sag, but top Street estimates

    July 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, June 10, 2013 file photo, people wait for the doors to open for the start of the keynote address at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 (AP...

  • Discover Financial’s profit jumps 13 pct in 2Q

    July 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, file photo shows a Discover logo in the window at the entrance of a shop in Cambridge, Mass. Discover Financial Services reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) An increase in...

  • AT&T revenue up, profit down as costs rise in 2Q

    July 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, July 20, 2011, file photo, a customer enters an AT&T store in Santa Monica, Calif. AT&T reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) The surge in tablet usage, a trade-in promotion...

  • Univision cancels talk show hosted by ‘Piolin’

    July 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2008 file photo, Mexican-American radio personality Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo records his show “Piolin por la Manana” at a radio studio in Glendale, Calif. Univision Radio Network’s nationally syndicated...

  • Stock market ends mixed after uneven earnings news

    July 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, July 22, 2013, photo, Specialist Douglas Johnson is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A mix of good and bad earnings reports from big companies kept the stock market treading water in early trading...

  • True-crime writer Ann Rule sues Seattle newspaper

    July 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File – This July 2004 file photo shows true-crime author Ann Rule, near the Green River outside Seattle, Wash. Rule is suing a weekly Seattle newspaper, claiming she was defamed by a 2011 article written by the fiance of a convicted killer. (AP...

  • New Mexico gets $12M federal education grant

    July 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez says New Mexico will receive an additional $12.5 million in federal money over four years to improve early childhood education. The governor announced the grant on Tuesday. The money is on top of $25 million the...