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Archive for March 17th, 2014

  • ‘Star Trek’ actor Chris Pine pleads guilty to DUI

    March 17, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Hollywood actor Chris Pine, center, arrives at a courthouse in Ashburton, New Zealand, Monday, March 17, 2014. Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the “Star Trek” movies, pleaded guilty in the New Zealand court to drunken-driving charges. The...

  • Corporate capital, a new SXSW paradigm

    March 17, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Keith Urban performs at the iTunes Festival during the SXSW Music Festival Saturday March 15, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rapper ScHoolboy Q had a great time at his first South By Southwest a few years...

  • Odd Future rapper played sold-out show after jail

    March 17, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo provided by Austin Police Department shows Tyler Gregory Okonma. Rapper Tyler, The Creator, was arrested Saturday, March 15, 2014 for allegedly inciting a riot during a show at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Travis County...

  • Slow start to maple season in chilly Massachusetts

    March 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this March 9, 2014 photo, Turtle Lane Maple farmer Paul Boulanger taps a maple tree by headlamp Sunday evening in North Andover, Mass. Maple syrup season is finally under way in Massachusetts after getting off to a slow start because of unusually cold...

  • Jersey shore rentals slow in 2nd post-Sandy season

    March 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This March 8, 2014 photo shows a home being offered as a summer rental in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. The rental market at the Jersey shore is developing later than usual this year in parts of the region, due to a highway reconstruction project, uncertainty...

  • Final words from jet came after systems shutdown

    March 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, crew members on board an aircraft P-8A Poseidon assist in search and rescue operations for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, March 16, 2014. Malaysian authorities on Sunday examined a flight...

  • China e-commerce giant Alibaba to list in US

    March 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – Young men walk past the corporate logo at the headquarters compound of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province in this May 21, 2012 file photo. The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it’s gearing up to go...

  • Crimeans vote to leave Ukraine, join Russia

    March 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Pro-Russian people celebrate in Lenin Square, in Simferopol, Ukraine, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Fireworks exploded and Russian flags fluttered above jubilant crowds Sunday after residents in Crimea voted overwhelmingly to secede from Ukraine and join Russia....

  • App-based rideshares, taxis await Seattle vote

    March 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Friday, March 14, 2014, Jerad Bernard hands out cards to passersby offering one free ride through the Lyft ridesharing service in Seattle. In a fight pitting upstart technology and traditional business, app-based car share companies and...

  • Poll: ruling party wins big in Serbian election

    March 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Serbian Progressive Party leader Aleksandar Vucic, center, toasts with a glass of champagne after his headquarter claimed victory in a parliamentary elections, in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, March 16, 2014. In a parliamentary election Sunday, Serbs gave a...