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European Day-Ahead Power Prices Rose 7% in August
September 05 2012 11:19 AM EDT
Continental European day-ahead power prices rose more than 7% month-on-month in August as reduced nuclear power generation operations in France and Belgium continued to tighten supply for the region, according to Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals information.
Nokia Debuts 2 Windows-based Lumias But Shares Plunge 13%
September 05 2012 11:11 AM EDT
Despite taking the wraps off its anticipated Lumia smartphones using the new Windows 8 from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), the world's biggest software company, Nokia’s shares plunged 11 percent after CEO Stephen Elop claimed, “We need to succeed with this and take it to the next step.”
NFL NEWS 2012 AFC South Preview, Prediction, Who Takes It: Colts, Jaguars, Titans, Texans?
September 05 2012 11:05 AM EDT
Houston should earn their second straight playoff berth.
10 Things To Know About San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro
September 05 2012 10:58 AM EDT
Castro, already being hailed as a rising star in the Democratic Party, gave a much-praised keynote speech at the convention Tuesday when he made his national debut. But he has been a prominent presence in San Antonio's Chicano community since his teen years.
NFL NEWS 2012 NFC West Preview, Prediction, Who Takes It: Cardinals, Seahawks, 49ers, Rams?
September 05 2012 10:56 AM EDT
San Francisco hopes to build on their surprising run in 2011.
NFL NEWS 2012 NFC South Preview, Prediction, Who Takes It: New Orleans, Atlanta, Carolina, Tampa Bay?
September 05 2012 10:47 AM EDT
The Saints' suspensions will set them back this season.
NFL News: 2012 AFC East Preview, Prediction, Who Takes It: Bills, Patriots, Dolphins, Jets?
September 05 2012 10:38 AM EDT
The Patriots have the best path to another AFC East title.
US Open Tennis 2012: Watch Live Stream Online of Federer, Murray and Roddick in Wednesday’s Action; Preview
September 05 2012 10:01 AM EDT
Watch live coverage and get a full preview of day 10's play at the US Open, featuring the likes of Roger Federer and Andy Murray.
DC Unveils First Muslim-American Superhero, Simon Baz, The New Green Lantern
September 05 2012 9:29 AM EDT
The latest Green Lantern to take the oath of the Green Lantern Corp. also happens to be the first Muslim-American superhero. The power of the Green Lantern comes from a ring forged with the power of will. When a member of the Green Lantern Corp. dies, the ring seeks out a worthy replacement.
Gold Headed to $2000 in 2012
September 05 2012 8:17 AM EDT
Investors are increasing gold holdings at the fastest pace in six months, signaling prices may rebound to near a record, according to Adrian Day Asset Management. The of outstanding gold contracts in New York jumped 8.6 % in August, the biggest gain since February.
Tom Cruise Wife Audition: Is Yolanda Pecoraro The Next Nazanin Boniadi or Katie Holmes?
September 05 2012 8:06 AM EDT
The Tom Cruise "wife audition" rumors are swirling once again. Reports of wife casting by the Church of Scientology spiked in July when an unknown actress, 27-year-old Yolanda Pecoraro became targeted for the role of "Wife #4" for Tom Cruise. While many scoffed at the idea of a wife casting call, another unknown actress, Nazanin Boniadi is stirring the pot.
Crude Oil Futures Fall After US, China Data
September 05 2012 4:01 AM EDT
Crude oil futures declined Wednesday as weak manufacturing reports from the U.S. and China raised concerns of a further global slowdown.
Killer Robert 'Michelle' Kosilek's Sex Change Will Be Paid For By Taxpayers, Federal Judge Rules
September 04 2012 10:47 PM EDT
Transgender and convicted murderer Robert Kosilek has been granted a sex-change surgery by US District Court Chief Judge Mark Wolf. That's right, tax payers will be funding the soon-to-be transsexual's gender reassignment.
Democrats Introduce A New Face: Julian Castro
September 04 2012 10:37 PM EDT
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro presented a fresh, youthful, smiling face for Democrats at the opening night of their convention Tuesday -- while hurling stinging attacks on the Republicans and their nominee.
Iraq Defies US, Lets Iran Arm Assad: Report
September 04 2012 9:34 PM EDT
Iran has resumed shipping military equipment to Syria over Iraqi airspace to save its ally President Bashar al-Assad.
Lord & Taylor Owner Hudson's Bay Co., North America's Oldest Retailer, Prepares IPO
September 04 2012 5:56 PM EDT
Hudson's Bay Co., the owner of Lord & Taylor and North America's oldest continuously operating retailer, plans to go public on the Toronto Stock Exchange by November in one of the biggest retailer offerings since the financial crisis began, according to reports.
Victoria Azarenka Ousts Defending Champion Samantha Stosur [U.S. Open 2012]
September 04 2012 5:06 PM EDT
The No. 1 seed needed three sets to beat Stosur.
Nicki Minaj And Other Surprising Celebrity Republicans
September 04 2012 4:58 PM EDT
Nicki Minaj raps endlessly about her stacks of money, expensive clothes, cars and all the other luxuries that come with being one of the most famous -- and overrated -- rappers on the planet. But despite that love of all things material, her bold-faced endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the new Lil' Wayne mixtape shows that she's willing to put her vote where her Louis Vuitton purse is.
Best Buy's New CEO Says He's Going To Work The Cash Register In His First Week
September 04 2012 3:12 PM EDT
Hubert Joly, the new CEO of Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), is going to spend his first week on the job pulling the old king-as-commoner routine, donning the company's uniform and working a few of the showrooms.
Is Santander's Mexican IPO The Death Of 'Goose' That Lays Golden Eggs?
September 04 2012 2:32 PM EDT
Banco Santander's announcement that it would be spinning off nearly one quarter of its Mexican unit in an initial public offering later this month was greeted by the markets as a seemingly win-win-win proposition. But the move by the large Spanish bank only highlights the increased dependence Iberian banks have had on their overseas branches over the past few years and how, in an effort to now package off those units and sell them, they could be killing the hen that's been laying the golde...