By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
After returning from the battlefields of Iraq, Christian Ellis found the only way to soothe the war wounds in his soul was by losing himself singing opera's powerful, haunting songs.
Now the 29-year-old former Marine machine
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Apple has paid $60 million to settle a dispute in China over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales of the popular tablet computer in the key Chinese market.
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - European aerospace giant Airbus will build its first airplane factory in the U.S., aiming to compete better against archrival Boeing in the battle to dominate the global aviation industry.
The Mobile, Ala., factory - due to start up in
By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KATHERINE CORCORANAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's old guard sailed back into power after a 12-year hiatus Sunday as the official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto, whose party was long accused of ruling the
By Sadie Gennis,
Adele's going to be a mom!The 24-year-old singer announced on her website Friday that she and boyfriend Simon Konecki, 36, are expecting their first child together.Adele, LMFAO top Billboard Music Awards"I am delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child
By The Associated Press
EMI Group Ltd., the iconic British music company that is home to The Beatles, Coldplay and Katy Perry, is being split and sold, though it faces regulatory scrutiny as the planned buyers increase their dominance of the music industry.
By The Associated Press
HALF SOLD: A Sony-led group closed on its $2.2 billion purchase of EMI Music Publishing from Citigroup. All that remains EMI's recorded music side, which Vivendi's Universal Music Group has offered to buy for $1.9 billion. U.S. and European
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A group led by Sony Corp. said Friday it has purchased Britain's EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion from Citigroup, creating the world's largest music copyrights company with a catalog that includes hits from
By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - Sammy Lee remembers it vividly: food rationing, bombed-out buildings, rubble.
The year was 1948, and London was hosting the Olympics amid severe austerity in the aftermath of World War II. Lee, an American diver,
NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission says it has cleared a deal by Sony and other investors to buy part of the British music company EMI Group Ltd.
Sony/ATV, a joint venture between Sony Corp. and the Michael Jackson estate, and several investment funds