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Archive for September 11th, 2013

  • ‘Star Wars’ actor Mayhew has surgery on knees

    September 11, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 5, 1978 file photo, actors featured in the “Star Wars” movie, from left, Harrison Ford who played Han Solo, Anthony Daniels who played the robot C3P0, Carrie Fisher who played the princess, and Peter Mayhew who played the...

  • California lawmakers approve fracking bill

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, urges lawmakers to reject a bill to place new rules on oil drillers and gas producers that use the drilling technique known as “fracking,” at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013....

  • Asia stocks edge up as Syria worries diminish

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Asian stocks opened higher on Monday, lifted by Tokyo’s Olympic bid victory, Chinese export growth and an Australian conservative coalition’s election...

  • Sony, Universal, Warner sue SiriusXM for royalties

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this undated file photo, Sam Cooke performs in concert at the Copacabana Night Club in New York.The music industry’s largest record companies are suing Sirius XM Radio for royalties it says the satellite radio company didn’t pay...

  • Taiwan inks $484.5M agreement for US wheat

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, left, signs a wheat-purchasing agreement with Taiwanese officials at the state Capitol in Bismarck, N.D., on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Taiwan has agreed to buy $484.5 million worth of U.S. wheat over the next two years, much...

  • New Mexico, Chevron settle case over cleanup costs

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Friday, July 28, 2006, file photo, a pickup truck leaves a Chevron gas station after gassing up in Rancho Cordova, Calif. New Mexico officials say Chevron Corp. will pay $5.2 million to settle the state’s claims that the energy company...

  • Tina Brown to leave The Daily Beast

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, March 8, 2012, file photo, Tina Brown attends the Women in the World Summit 2012 in New York. Brown, the editor who oversaw the ill-fated merger of Newsweek and The Daily Beast website, announced Wednesday, Spet. 11, 2013, she...

  • NYC firm that lost 658 on 9/11 holds charity day

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Bruce Jenner and Kathie Lee Gifford arrive at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in New York. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The brokerage firm that lost 658 employees...

  • Blixseth wants $3.3M in fees from Mont. tax case

    September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, April 29, 2009, file photo, Tim Blixseth arrives at the federal courthouse in Missoula, Mont. Montana revenue authorities said Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, that they are trying to block former billionaire Tim Blixseth from...

  • Santa Fe police investigating suspicious death

    September 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police have arrested a 37-year-old man in the killing of another man whose body was found near a cemetery. Police say Orlando Yazzie was booked into jail on a murder charge in the death of 55-year-old Mark Ginnel, whose body...