By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Lei Shujie, a designer in Shanghai, piled up a wish list for the quirky holiday dubbed "Singles Day" that has grown into China's - and possibly the world's - busiest online shopping day.
Clothes, a pillow, a cabinet to give a friend - Lei
By AYE AYE WINAssociated Press
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A strong earthquake collapsed a bridge and damaged ancient Buddhist pagodas in northern Myanmar, and piecemeal reports from the underdeveloped mining region said mines collapsed and as many as 12 people were feared dead.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A bank robbery suspect was cornered on a northern Los Angeles County cul-de-sac and shot to death Friday on live television after he apparently fired at sheriff's deputies from his car, authorities said.
The man died at the scene at around 10:15 a.m. after televised
By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - For the last month, the BBC has been heavily criticized for not airing allegations of child sex abuse committed by one of its star hosts, the late Jimmy Savile. Now it is in crisis because it did broadcast claims against a
By The Associated Press
Companies that sell advertising have begun releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. Here are highlights of recent quarterly earnings reports from selected Internet and media companies and what they say about the state of spending on advertising.
- Oct. 15
By The Associated Press
Companies with television networks have begun releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. Here's a look at reports for selected television network companies.
- Oct. 26: Comcast Corp., which owns NBC, got a boost from being the official broadcaster of the
YOUTUBE.COM - Video is surfacing of Diane Sawyer drinking wine and taking a pill on the set of Primetime Live. This video is in wake of rumors that the television personality was either drunk, tired or stoned during the 2012 Presidential Election coverage. Do you care? Weigh in below!
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A lawsuit over the use of Julia Child's name by the maker of Thermador ovens will be transferred to California, where a related lawsuit is pending, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday.
The Julia Child Foundation for
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Candidates approving this message have been at it for two years in Wisconsin, along with the robocalls, angry commercials, emails begging for campaign donations and glossy political mail.
Think you had it bad over the last few months? Don't