- Theater producer denies claims he molested teen
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 07:17 PM
A theater producer sued by a man accusing several Hollywood figures of sexual assault is denying the allegations or that he was in Hawaii when the alleged abuse happened.
- Wal-Mart cuts CEO's pay 73 percent in 2013
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 06:42 PM
The pay of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s outgoing CEO fell 73 percent in 2013 because he didn't get stock awards that are given in anticipation of future performance as well as a lower performance-based bonus.
- Clemson's Swinney won't change after complaint
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 06:35 PM
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday he wouldn't change procedures after the Freedom From Religion Foundation's letter of complaint to the university expressing concerns about the football program's connection to the coach's Christian religion.
- Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 06:29 PM
A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.
- Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 06:19 PM
Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.
- Safeway reports 1st-quarter loss
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 05:32 PM
Safeway is posting a net loss for the first quarter due to higher costs and acquisition expenses.
- Young Lightning look to future after playoff loss
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 05:17 PM
The Tampa Bay Lightning are disappointed, though not discouraged.
- Courteney Cox makes directorial debut at Tribeca
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 05:05 PM
Courteney Cox's directorial debut is uniquely personal. It features a cameo from her daughter, Coco, songs by her boyfriend, Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid, and a scene with her ex-husband, David Arquette.
- Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 05:02 PM
Facebook's first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue. The social network said Wednesday that it earned $642 million, or 25 cents per share, in the January-March quarter, up from $219 million, or 9 cents per share, in the same period a year ago.
- Apple increases stock buyback, raises dividend
Miami Herald, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 04:42 PM
Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock and raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent amid a slowdown in revenue growth.
- Buffett disapproves of Coca-Cola's pay plan
Associated Press, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 04:37 PM
Warren Buffett says he disapproves of Coca-Cola's highly contested pay plan for its executives.
- Buffett says stock prices are in reasonable range
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 04:37 PM
Investor Warren Buffett says most stocks are trading at reasonable prices even though the market has soared this year. Buffett said on CNBC Wednesday that thinks stocks are generally selling in a reasonable price range. Even though stocks prices are up, Buffett says that doesn't automatically mean they are overpriced. Buffett is chairman and chief executive of the Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate.
- Swan Racing sells 2 cars, keeps Kligerman in fold
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 04:34 PM
Troubled NASCAR team Swan Racing has found a home for driver Cole Whitt and is keeping Parker Kligerman under contract.
- Russian social media CEO quits, flees country
Associated Press, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 04:16 PM
The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.
- Jodie Foster weds artist Alexandra Hedison
San Antonio Express-News, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 04:15 PM
A representative for the Oscar-winning actress confirms that Foster wed girlfriend Alexandra Hedison over the weekend. Foster publicly came out in a rambling, heartfelt speech at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards, where the 51-year-old acknowledged longtime partner Cydney Bernard, with whom she has two sons.
- Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 03:33 PM
Barbie is coming alive.
- AOL to add Miramax films to video platform
Associated Press, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 03:23 PM
Web portal AOL Inc. says it will license full-length movies from Miramax for free viewing with advertisements by its U. S. visitors.
- Study: Gene therapy may boost cochlear implants
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 03:20 PM
Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.