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  • Review: Turmoil helps AC/DC shine on new album

    November 25, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This CD cover image released by Columbia Records shows “Rock or Bust,” by AC/DC. (AP Photo/Columbia Records) AC/DC “Rock or Bust” (Columbia Records) In 1980, AC/DC’s very existence was at stake: singer Bon Scott died just as the...

  • Review: Idris Elba inspired by Mandela on album

    November 25, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This CD cover image released by Warner Bros. Records shows, “Idris Elba Presents Mi Mandela.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros Records) Idris Elba, “Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela” (7wallace/Parlophone Records) Playing Nelson Mandela in...

  • Poster for ‘London After Midnight’ sells for $478K

    November 25, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions shows the movie poster from the 1927 film “London after Midnight.” The poster for the film starring Lon Chaney, has sold for $478,000, making it the most valuable movie poster ever sold at public...

  • GOP wisdom shifts on immigration

    November 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 file photo, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker gives a thumbs up as he speaks at his campaign party, in West Allis, Wis. Less than two years ago, party leaders solemnly declared after an exhaustive study that the...

  • Portugal ex-premier held in prison in fraud case

    November 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Portugal’s former Prime Minister Jose Socrates, in the back seat of the car on the left, leaves a court in a Portuguese police car after being questioned, in Lisbon, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Jose Socrates is spending a third straight night in jail as...

  • Wish granted: Same day delivery for the holidays

    November 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2010 file photo, Ricardo Sandoval sorts packages at an Amazon.com fulfillment center, in Phoenix. Merchants are working hard to make same-day delivery a reality, particularly in major cities, from Amazon testing deliveries via...

  • Indiana Supreme Court weighs school busing fees

    November 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 19, 2011 file photo parents line up outside Bunker Hill Elementary in Indianapolis to pick up their children after the school district outsourced its free bus service to a private company that charged parents fees. The Indiana Supreme court heard...

  • High-end home sales surge in Southern California

    November 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A pedestrian walks past a house listed for sale for more than $2 million in Los Angeles, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. A new report finds the number of Southern California homes bought for $2 million or more in recent months is the highest on record. Figures from...

  • US Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh

    November 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This artist rendering provided Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 by United States Steel, Corp., depicts a proposed building that the company announced would become its company’s world headquarters in Pittsburgh. The building would be part of the NHL Pittsburgh...

  • FAA chief: Disaster response depends on funding

    November 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, a security guard stands in front of the air-traffic control center in Aurora, Ill., after all flights in and out of Chicago’s two airports were halted following a fire at the facility. The Federal Aviation...