| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:58 AM
TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The Tokyo Stock Exchange is
launching a new index comprised of companies with high return on
equity and strong corporate governance to appeal to investors,
amid a strong rally in Japanese shares this year.
It is the first time...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:44 AM
LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Andy Coulson, the former editor of
Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid who is on trial over
alleged phone-hacking offences, is honest and would not seek a
story "at any cost", a close friend told a London court on...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It sounds like the fuzzbuster of the 2010s. But highway-safety advocates say police-camera-detecting navigation systems ??? which notify drivers as they approach an intersection with a red-light or speed camera ??? are consistent with the mission of using...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A fugitive who was captured in his native Mexico more than a decade after he fled charges in the murder of his former girlfriend in Chicago was ordered held Thursday on no bail by a Cook County judge.
Raul Andrade Tolentino, who was apprehended after...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The Chinese TV-set manufacturer that bought the naming rights to the venerable Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood is partnering with Canadian big-screen company Imax Corp. to make a premium home theater system.
TCL Multimedia Technology, part of...
| Oct 23, 2013
Pity the intolerant wedding photographers of Illinois.
If Illinois Senate Bill 10 — legislation to legalize gay marriage — passes in Springfield either during the current veto session or sometime next year, state law will not allow them to...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Those who can afford to pay $500 to watch a newly released movie in their own home can now add another luxury perk: the ability to watch it on a giant Imax screen.
Imax Corp. has agreed to pay about $2.5 million to acquire up to 20% stake in Prima...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
We have now reached the stage of bogus indignation in the government shutdown. The leading example is the ruthless exploitation by House Republicans of World War II veterans brought to the World War II Memorial on the Washington Mall for a theatrical...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Sitting at the intersection of Hollywood and high fashion, it's no wonder Rodeo Drive is one of the most fabled shopping streets in the world.
It's been immortalized in movies, books, song lyrics and on reality TV.
The thoroughfare played a supporting...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Last week was jampacked with news of the wild, wacky and actually important varieties.
Some of the stories you saw. Some you probably missed. Here's a 10-question quiz to test your knowledge about stories involving everything from strange smells at...