Rolling Stones moneyman Rupert Loewenstein dies

LONDON (AP) — Prince Rupert Loewenstein, an aristocrat who helped make made the Rolling Stones as rich as kings, has died aged 80. Friend Hugo Vickers says Loewenstein, the band’s former business manager, died Tuesday in a London hospital. The Oxford-educated German...
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Best Buy posts profit on cost-cutting, tax benefit

AP Photo/Matt Rourke MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Best Buy says a big tax benefit and cost-cutting pushed it to a profit in its fiscal first quarter. But its sales fell short of expectations, sending its stock lower. Best Buy has been dealing with increased competition from online...
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Best Buy posts profit on cost-cutting, tax benefit

AP Photo/Matt Rourke MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Best Buy says a big tax benefit and cost-cutting pushed it to a profit in its fiscal first quarter. But its sales fell short of expectations, sending its stock lower. Best Buy has been dealing with increased competition from online...

CANNES WATCH: Assayas raves on Stewart

CANNES, France (AP) — Olivier Assayas says moviegoers will see Kristen Stewart like they’ve never seen her before in his Cannes entry “Clouds of Sils Maria.” “It’s really something that you have not seen her in,” says Assayas....

CANNES WATCH: Assayas raves on Stewart

CANNES, France (AP) — Olivier Assayas says moviegoers will see Kristen Stewart like they’ve never seen her before in his Cannes entry “Clouds of Sils Maria.” “It’s really something that you have not seen her in,” says Assayas....

Questions, answers about California kidnap victim

A woman who vanished as a teenager reappeared a decade later, telling police her mother’s ex-boyfriend drugged and kidnapped her, forced her to marry him and fathered their child. HOW DID IT HAPPEN? Police say 41-year-old suspect Isidro Garcia was dating the mother of the...

Stormy Weather, Anyone?

Where might we find a land as white as snow? – U 2 Tornado watches. Flood warnings. Wild fires. Wasn’t it just yesterday that Level Three winter emergencies were all the norm in our area? At that time, we hoped for warmer weather to get back into gardens and onto golf...

Sentencing Set In $10 Million Ohio Fraud Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a July sentencing date for a former Ohio man who pleaded guilty to charges in a multimillion dollar fraud case. A 135-count indictment filed last year described a scheme under which Haider Zafar (HAY’-dur ZAH’-fahr) allegedly...
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CANNES WATCH: Ken Loach not done yet

AP Photo/Thibault Camus CANNES, France (AP) — Ken Loach isn’t done yet. The 77-year-old British director said he has “enough petrol in the tank” to probably make a “little one more.” While making his latest film, “Jimmy’s...
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Sears 1Q loss widens, sales remain soft

AP Photo/Elise Amendola HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears’ first-quarter loss widened as the beleaguered retailer sales declined amid its ongoing struggle to attract shoppers. Sears Holdings Corp. has been cutting costs, reducing inventory and selling assets to...