-
Spielberg to make TV doc. on World Trade Center rebuild
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Oscar winning film director Steven Spielberg is to make a TV documentary on the rebuilding of New York’s World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the September 11 2001 attacks.

Read Full Story
George Clooney to host telethon for Haiti aid
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Hollywood actor George Clooney will host a telethon on MTV next week to raise funds for victims of the earthquake in Haiti, the music network said on Thursday.

Read Full Story
NBC replaces Leno at 10 with Seinfeld show and dramas
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Jerry Seinfeld’s new marriage comedy, crime series “Law & Order” and new family drama “Parenthood” will replace “The Jay Leno Show,” at 10 p.m., bringing an end to a failed experiment, NBC said on Thursday.

Read Full Story
Cadbury fires final defense amid Hershey bid doubts
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Cadbury Chairman Roger Carr attacked Kraft Foods’ 10.5 billion pound ($17.1 billion) hostile takeover bid and its past performance on Thursday, but was uncertain over the prospects for a rival bid from chocolate maker Hershey Co.

Read Full Story
Investor Ross possibly interested in teaming on Northern Rock
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross on Thursday said he was “quite possibly” interested in teaming up with Richard Branson’s Virgin Money to bid for state-owned British bank Northern Rock.

Read Full Story
Global stocks up, Intel beats forecast, data boosts debt
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Global stock markets lacked conviction on Thursday, closing just marginally higher before technology bellwether Intel reported better-than-expected earnings that will likely boost Friday’s trading.

Read Full Story
Techs lead Wall St higher; Intel up after results
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Technology shares drove Wall Street higher on Thursday on bets ahead of Intel’s quarterly results that business spending will bolster profits in the sector.

Read Full Story
Peru says exports to hit $30 bln on ’10 recovery
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Peru, a major metals producer, expects exports to rise to roughly $30 billion this year, as the global economy recovers and a free-trade agreement with China is set to take effect, the government said on Thursday.

Read Full Story
Exclusive: Al Qaeda linked to rogue air network: U.S. official
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

In early 2008, an official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sent a report to his superiors detailing what he called “the most significant development in the criminal exploitation of aircraft since 9/11.”

Read Full Story
Dozens of U.N. personnel killed by Haiti quake
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The United Nations said on Thursday that dozens of its personnel were killed in Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti, the worst loss of life the world body has ever suffered in a single incident.

Read Full Story
Britain apologizes 50 years after Thalidomide scandal
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The British government apologized on Thursday to sufferers from the thalidomide scandal, half a century after thousands of babies were born with birth defects after their mothers took the morning sickness pill.

Read Full Story
Cartel Inc: In the company of Narcos
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Late last year, Mexican soldiers raided a house in Rio Bravo, a dilapidated town just across the border from Texas. What they found was a kind of “back office” that belonged to the Gulf cartel, the country’s most violent drug gang.

Read Full Story