Contract talks in Met Opera labor dispute prolonged

Contract talks in Met Opera labor dispute prolonged NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, final-minute labor negotiations aimed toward averting a lockout that threatens to cease each pay and advantages for hundreds of singers, musicians, stagehands and different staff. With simply an hour to spare earlier than basic […]
August 2, 2014

Asia shares sideswiped by Wall Street, however China motors on

Asia shares sideswiped by Wall Street, however China motors on By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares have been principally underneath water on Friday after a sudden droop on Wall Street spilled over globally, although a surprisingly robust decide up in manufacturing helped Chinese markets maintain at seven-month highs. In a promising omen for […]
August 2, 2014

Octopus mother protects her eggs for an astonishing A-B/P years

Octopus mother protects her eggs for an astonishing A-M/P years By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If somebody have been to create an award for “mom of the yr” within the animal kingdom, a remarkably devoted eight-limbed mother from the darkish and frigid depths of the Pacific Ocean is perhaps a robust contender. Scientists on […]
August 1, 2014

Tea Party out-muscle tissue Boehner on border-safety funding

Tea Party out-muscle tissues Boehner on border-safety funding By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A invoice to fund border safety blew up in House Speaker John Boehner’s face on Thursday, leaving Republicans in disarray and struggling to reconcile Tea Party calls for with the necessity to cope with a humanitarian disaster on the southwestern border […]
August 1, 2014

‘Godfather of Makeup’ Dick Smith lifeless at ninety two

‘Godfather of Makeup’ Dick Smith lifeless at ninety two NEW YORK (AP) — Dick Smith, the Oscar-profitable “Godfather of Makeup” who amused, fascinated and terrified moviegoers by devising unforgettable transformations for Marlon Brando in “The Godfather” and Linda Blair in “The Exorcist” amongst many others, has died. He was ninety two. Smith, the primary make-up […]
August 1, 2014

Asia shares sideswiped by Wall Street, however China motors on

Asia shares sideswiped by Wall Street, however China motors on By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares have been principally underneath water on Friday after a sudden stoop on Wall Street spilled over globally, although a surprisingly robust decide up in manufacturing helped Chinese markets maintain at seven-month highs. In a promising omen for […]
August 1, 2014