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Archive for July 27th, 2013

  • Harry Belafonte joins with Fla. Capitol protesters

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    At left, American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte, Jr. listens as Dream Defenders Executive Director Phillip Agnew, right, raises his fist as he leads a chant calling for a special session Friday, July 26, 2013 in the Capitol in...

  • Provocative Argentine artist Leon Ferrari was 92

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This June 2012 photo released by the Malba Museum shows works by Argentine artist Leon Ferrari at his last exhibit at this museum named “Brailles y relecturas de la Biblia” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ferrari died on July 25, 2013 in Buenos Aires,...

  • Actor Wes Studi arrested for drunken driving in NM

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 16, 2009 file photo shows Wes Studi at the premiere of “Avatar” in Los Angeles. Studi, a well-known for his roles in “Dances with Wolves” and “The Last of the Mohicans,” was arrested early Friday,...

  • FAA certifies first 2 drones for domestic flight

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Nick Morgan, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, prepares to launch the Puma drone into the wind on the stern of the Research Vessel Tatoosh during a research mission near the Quillayute Needles Archipelago off the coast of La Push, in a...

  • Texas oilman, fracking pioneer Mitchell dies at 94

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 8, 2007 photo, George P. Mitchell poses with a statue himself at The Woodlands at Town Green Park in The Woodlands, Texas. Mitchell, Texas oil man, real estate developer, and one of Houston’s wealthiest businessmen, died Friday, July 26,...

  • Hacker who made ATMs spit out cash dies in Calif.

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 28, 2010 file photo, Barnaby Jack demonstrates an attack on two automated teller machines during the Black Hat technology conference in Las Vegas. JACK, a prominent hacker who discovered a way to have ATM machines spit out cash and...

  • Vegas casino expansion pushes out 9/11 memorial

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 22, 2011 file photo, Victor, left, and Ben Ortega, brothers from El Paso, Texas, walk along the September 11 memorial outside the New York-New York casino, in Las Vegas. The memorial, which held a rotating collection of firefighter...

  • Assessing plans for plugging Gulf gas well

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A fire is seen on the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Natural gas spewed uncontrolled from the well on Tuesday after a blowout that forced the evacuation of 44 workers aboard the drilling...

  • Toyota top-selling automaker despite China slump

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo, school boys look at Toyota Lexus LS600hL displayed at Toyota Motor Corp.’s showroom Toyota Mega Web in Tokyo. Toyota shrugged off China sales woes to stay the world’s top selling automaker...

  • Signs point _ finally _ to end of Europe recession

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo a CLA car is assembled in the car manufacturing plant of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft., an affiliate of Daimler AG of German carmaker Mercedes-Benz in Kecskemet, 85 kms southeast of Budapest,...