Black Friday shoppers swarmed the multiplexes as well as the malls, putting this year’s Thanksgiving weekend box office on its way to being the biggest ever. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Frozen” have the holiday on a record-breaking pace, after huge Fridays. Lionsgate’s Jennifer Lawrence sequel ran up a smashing $31.2
- Peter Kaplan , the giant editor of the tiny but influential New York Observer , is dead at 59. His brother James told
AMSTERDAM - The United States has offered to destroy Syrian chemicals on a U.S.
SEOUL - North Korea accused a detained U.S.
CHICAGO — CME live cattle futures traded a touch higher in thin trade on Friday, supported by higher cash cattle prices, analysts said. * No large cash trades were officially reported in Texas yet, feedlot sources said. * Cash cattle in Kansas last traded on Wednesday at $132 per cwt, $1 higher than the previous week, feedlot sources said. * CME livestock futures trading will trade in truncated sessions Friday, closing at 12:15 p.m, after being closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Live cattle — At 9:25 a.m., December was up 0.300 cent at 133.400 cents per pound February was at
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's popularity has taken a beating over the botched Oct.
LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The publisher of a controversial and much-criticised study suggesting genetically modified corn caused tumours in rats has withdrawn the paper after a year-long investigation found it did not meet scientific standards. Reed Elsevier's Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT)journal, which published the study by the French researcher Gilles-Eric Seralini in September 2012, said the retraction was because the study's small sample size meant no definitive conclusions could be reached. "This retraction comes after a thorough and
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A smaller, paler version of Comet ISON may have survived incineration in the sun's corona and may be brightening, scientists said on Friday. Since its discovery in September 2012, Comet ISON has been full of surprises. It started off extremely bright, considering its great distance from the sun at the time, beyond Jupiter's orbit. As it drew closer, it did not brighten as much as expected, raising doubts about its size and the amount of water it contained.
President Barack Obama signed a bill into law on Wednesday that gives U.S.