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Corinne Bailey Rae charts rough waters in “The Sea”
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Corinne Bailey Rae charts rough waters in “The Sea”

Almost as quickly as she showed up, Corinne Bailey Rae has disappeared.

Nashville band pays tribute to classic LPs
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Nashville band pays tribute to classic LPs

The album concept is enjoying a big comeback — if not in record stores, then at least on the live concert stage.

“Sex & Drugs” and punk nostalgia in Ian Dury movie
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
“Sex & Drugs” and punk nostalgia in Ian Dury movie

Rowdy and a bit ragged but wholly entertaining, Mat Whitecross’ “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll” is a biopic of British punk rocker Ian Dury with a sensational lead performance by Andy Serkis, best known as Gollum from the “Lord of the Rings” films.

“Garbage Dreams” a green success story
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
“Garbage Dreams” a green success story

Shortlisted for this year’s feature-documentary Oscar race, “Garbage Dreams” is poised to benefit from the current passion for going green.

“Leap Year” a stale date movie
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
“Leap Year” a stale date movie

While that rousing Irish backdrop is undeniably enticing, it’s the foreground that proves problematic in “Leap Year,” an uneven romantic comedy that feels as fresh as a hunk of week-old soda bread.

CBS says business as usual with Charlie Sheen
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
CBS says business as usual with Charlie Sheen

CBS TV executives steered clear of the domestic violence allegations surrounding TV star Charlie Sheen, saying on Saturday it was business as usual on the set of his hit show “Two and a Half Men.”

Fed’s Rosengren sees mortgage rate rise in spring
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Fed’s Rosengren sees mortgage rate rise in spring

U.S. home loan rates could rise by as much as three-quarters of a percentage point in the spring as the Federal Reserve ends its mortgage bonds purchase program, a top Fed policymaker said in an interview published on Saturday.

Egyptian court to rule in Mobinil bid on Wednesday
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Egyptian court to rule in Mobinil bid on Wednesday

An Egyptian court will issue a verdict on Wednesday on Orascom Telecom’s attempt to block an offer by France Telecom to buy all of Egyptian telecom operator Mobinil’s outstanding shares.

Chinalco denies in talks to sell Rio stake: report
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Chinalco denies in talks to sell Rio stake: report

Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) has denied that it is in talks to sell its stake in mining giant Rio Tinto, local media reported on Saturday.

Dubai’s Arabtec says Aabar to acquire 70 percent stake
January 9, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Dubai’s Arabtec says Aabar to acquire 70 percent stake

Dubai-based Arabtec confirmed on Saturday that Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments is looking to finalize a deal on January 13 to acquire a 70 percent stake in the company for $1.7 billion.