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NEW YORK-- They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Did Jesus really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better? "Listen, films are big business," says Steven Kraftchick, professor at Emory University's Candler School of Theology.
NEW YORK, March 7- It doesn't matter how famous, or how important or how rich the person is- virtually everyone likes to stroll down memory lane and reminisce about their first job, which was usually very menial and extremely low-paid.
CBS said Thursday that Whitaker will begin on the Sunday night show this fall. Whitaker, 62, has reported for most of CBS' newscasts and contributed profiles on the likes of Barbra Streisand, Norman Lear and Mike Tyson to " Sunday Morning.
NEW YORK-- The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival will premiere films starring Katie Holmes and Robin Williams, and feature Courteney Cox's directorial debut. The documentary selections include profiles of the famous, including Alice Cooper, Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead and cyclist Greg LeMond.
NEW YORK-- Most theater ticket prices are sky high, but one new offer will get you into a big musical for less than a nickel. The off- Broadway Atlantic Theater Company and the ticketing app TodayTix said Thursday they will hold a lottery that will give two lucky winners 3- cent tickets to every performance of "The Threepenny Opera."
NEW YORK-- Adam Lambert has never paid attention to the haters, and he won't start now as the lead singer for the rock band Queen on their upcoming summer tour. That's not why we do this, "Lambert told The Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7- A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, reformed hackers and a few people who fell into both those camps.
WASHINGTON, March 7- U.S. hiring likely picked up enough in February to keep the Federal Reserve on track in reducing its monetary stimulus. "Without adverse weather we could have ended with something above 200,000," said Harm Bandholz, chief U.S. economist at UniCredit Research in New York.
TOKYO, March 7- Asian stocks rose on Friday, buoyed by Wall Street's gains the previous day, but investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report later in the session.
*Threat of imminent Ukraine conflict eases. TOKYO, March 7- Asian stocks edged up and the dollar index slumped on Friday, as investors looked toward the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report later in the session for confirmation that the U.S. employment picture has improved.
HOUSTON, United States- Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks before the HIS CERAWeek 2014 conference in Houston, Texas- 1730 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks on the economy and local conditions before community and business leaders- 1700 GMT.
TEMPLE CITY, Calif., March 6- A Japanese American man thought to be the reclusive multi-millionaire father of Bitcoin emerged from a modest Southern California home and denied involvement with the digital currency before leading reporters on a freeway car chase to the local headquarters of the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, March 6- Gold rose 1 percent on Thursday, nearing four-month highs hit earlier in the week, as the dollar tumbled against the euro and oil, copper and corn climbed too, pushing commodities broadly higher. Gold prices were boosted by the European Central Bank's decision not to take fresh action to inject liquidity into the euro zone market.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, March 6- U.S. regulators on Thursday modified rules governing the testing of crude transported by rail following concerns that an emergency order one week ago could stymie deliveries from North Dakota's Bakken shale to U.S. refiners.
NEW YORK-- Pfizer said Thursday it is recalling some lots of its antidepressant Effexor XR because a single capsule of a different medication was found in one bottle of the drug. Pfizer is recalling two production lots of Effexor XR capsules and one lot of generic Effexor, or venlafaxine, sold by its Greenstone LLC subsidiary.
American Electric Power Co. fell$. 43 or. 9 percent, to $49.25. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $55.29. Exelon fell$. 47 or 1.6 percent, to $29.81.
BP PLC fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $48.79. ConocoPhillips rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $66.39. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 04 or percent, to $93.76.
Pixelworks Inc. rose 87.5 percent to $9.00. Energy Recovery rose 36.6 percent to $6.49. BJ's Restaurant Inc. rose 21.5 percent to $33.62.
Baxter International Inc. fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $67.57. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell $1.05 or 1.9 percent, to $55.56. Hospira rose$. 88 or 2.1 percent, to $43.53.
NEW YORK-- A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Alcoa Inc. fell. 3 percent to $12.06 with 39,556,000 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose. 6 percent to $17.35 with 134,891,800 shares traded.