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India Opens Gates To Foreign Retailers, Broadcasters, Airlines Amid Slowing Economy
September 14 2012 12:24 PM EDT
The government of India, the world's 10th largest economy by gross domestic product, passed wide-ranging laws on Friday expanding foreign investment in the retail, broadcasting and airline sectors, opening its doors to companies like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) amid slowing growth.
OPINION: There Is No Debate, Obama Saved Ohio
September 14 2012 12:23 PM EDT
Clearly, there is no debate. Based on the facts, it’s Obama who deserves all of the credit. His actions and policies saved the great State of Ohio from economic calamity.
N.Y. Giants News: Hakeem Nicks Available Against Tampa Bay On Sunday?
September 14 2012 12:16 PM EDT
Will Hakeem Nicks be available on Sunday? The New York Giants are set to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 2 of the 2012 NFL Season.
Rodarte Sisters Channel RPG Warrior Princesses For Spring 2013 At New York Fashion Week [PHOTOS]
September 14 2012 12:15 PM EDT
Fashion's most hailed sister act, Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte, unveiled their Spring 2013 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Tuesday which was inspired by roly-playing games (RPG) resulting in warrior princess meets urban rocker glam.
Paris Hilton Dead? Heiress Is The Latest Death Hoax Victim
September 14 2012 10:25 AM EDT
Paris Hilton was reported dead on Friday after allegedly dying in a violent car accident. Global Associated alleges that the 30-year-old heiress was killed instantly after losing control of the vehicle she was driving.
Obama Leads Romney Nationally, Has Edge In Florida, Ohio And Virginia: Polls
September 14 2012 9:58 AM EDT
President Barack Obama has opened a slim lead over Mitt Romney in three battleground states, according to a new series of NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll.
Vietnam Targets Bloggers, But Voices Of Dissent Won't Pipe Down
September 14 2012 8:08 AM EDT
The Communist Party of Vietnam has vowed to target any blogs and websites that are "anti-party" or "anti-state," but government critics have responded with defiance.
New York Bans Sugary Drinks At Restaurants, Movie, Broadway Theaters
September 14 2012 4:11 AM EDT
In a move aimed at curbing obesity, New York City has banned the sale of sugary drinks and supersized sodas in establishments that come with food-service license.
Crude Oil Futures Rise Above $99 After Fed Action
September 14 2012 3:02 AM EDT
Crude oil prices advanced in Asian trading Friday, extending overnight rally after the U.S. Federal Reserve launched another round of quantitative easing to rejuvenate the economic growth.
Apple iPhone 5: Ready To Pre-Order? Don't Be Surprised If Verizon, Sprint Don't Support Simultaneous Voice And Data
September 14 2012 1:14 AM EDT
Apple has confirmed that it will start taking online pre-orders of the new iPhone 5 at exactly 12:01 a.m. PT (3:01 a.m. ET) Sept. 14. When it comes to carriers, Sprint and AT&T customers can pre-order the handset at the same time while Verizon will reportedly open its online shop a minute earlier at 12 a.m. PT.
Kris Jenner ‘Furious’ 'Today' Aired Interview On 9/11 Instead Of Moment Of Silence; ‘Kardashian’ Star Takes No Blame [VIDEO]
September 13 2012 10:39 PM EDT
The nation was outraged when NBC's "Today" show chose to air a live interview with Kardashian clan matriarch Kris Jenner Tuesday morning as other networks observed a moment of silence in memory of 9/11. Now the reality star is absolving herself of all blame and is reportedly "furious" at NBC.
Mayan Murals Found By Guatemala Family Renovating Home; Murals Date Back Centuries
September 13 2012 10:01 PM EDT
A family in Guatemala was scraping the walls in their home to prepare for a renovation when they found Mayan murals that were painted onto the walls hundreds of years ago. The pictures underneath the plaster in the family’s kitchen hadn’t been seen in centuries, according to National Geographic.
New York Fashion Week Spring 2013: Celebrities On The Front Row [PHOTOS]
September 13 2012 7:08 PM EDT
IBTimes documented all of the celebrities who attended Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week.
Joaquin Phoenix Wows In ‘The Master’: A Timeline Of His Personal And Professional Ups and Downs
September 13 2012 6:24 PM EDT
Joaquin Phoenix is set to make a career comeback in Paul Thomas Anderson's controversial new film "The Master." The film is believed to be based the rise of Scientology.
Jerry Lawler Heart Attack Reminds Fans Of The King's Fake Feud With Comedian Andy Kaufman [VIDEOS]
September 13 2012 5:28 PM EDT
The news that Jerry "The King" Lawler collapsed from a heart attack Monday night scared not only his close friends and family, but the fans that have supported the former wrestler and current WWE commentator throughout his career. To those outside the world of wrestling, Lawler might be best remembered for his friendship with comedian and Hollywood enigma Andy Kaufman in the 1980s, when the two had a very public - and very fake - feud.
DALLAS COWBOYS NEWS: Jason Witten Feels Stronger, Ryan Cook to Start at Center, Cowboys Sell ‘Jerry Wipes’, Thursday’s Practice
September 13 2012 4:39 PM EDT
Several players were held out of Thursday's practice.
Betsey Johnson Throws Herself 70th Birthday Bash In Spite Of Bankruptcy; Runway Fashions From The Party [PHOTOS]
September 13 2012 4:34 PM EDT
Betsey Johnson is known for her outlandish style, so it wasn't too much of a surprise when she threw herself a wild 70th birthday bash on Tuesday night in New York City, the Associated Press reported.
Stacy Keibler Steps Out Without George Clooney Amid Breakup Rumors
September 13 2012 4:07 PM EDT
Stacy Keibler looked pretty in pink on Wednesday, when she was spotted stepping out at a Marchesa spring 2013 fashion show at Grand Central Terminal for New York Fashion Week. Despite swirling rumors that the model and former professional WWE wrestler had split from her boyfriend of one year, George Clooney, Keibler looked poised and confident in a velvet baroque one-shouldered dress.
Silver's Summer Rally To Gain 'Legs' From Fed's QE3 Initiative
September 13 2012 4:01 PM EDT
The Federal Reserve's third round of quantitative easing, or QE3, will benefit silver and gold prices by weakening the dollar and increasing risk appetite among investors, according to a report by UBS. But silver will gain the most.
Gold Prices Shoot Higher On Fed Decision To Take On More Debt
September 13 2012 2:55 PM EDT
Fed decision to buy tens of billions more in bonds lifts the price of gold to a six-month high.