Archive for November, 2013

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Miami Dolphins’ lineman Jonathan Martin ineligible to play again this season

(Reuters) –  Miami Dolphins’ lineman Jonathan Martin, who left the team after saying he was the subject of bullying, will be ineligible to

by · November 30, 2013 · Sports
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Shoppers drawn by deep discounts, promotions and extended store hours

(Reuters) – U.S. shoppers visited more stores and spent more money at brick-and-mortar sites across Thanksgiving Day and “Black Friday” than they did in 2012 while online sales set records, data showed on Saturday. When compared with Thanksgiving on Thursday […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Business, Domestic News
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White House facing mounting pressure to fix Obamacare

By Sharon Begley and Roberta Rampton (Reuters) – The rollout of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law entered a critical phase on Saturday, the deadline for

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition
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Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets with Karzai

By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promised Afghanistan on Saturday that he would help arrange

by · November 30, 2013 · Business, World News
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New York City appears poised for a resurgence of liberal policies.

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) – With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised for

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News
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Jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $257 million.

(Reuters) – Mega Millions rule changes aimed at creating bigger and faster-growing jackpots boosted the potential top prize for Friday’s drawing to an estimated $230 million, but no winning ticket had been sold, pushing higher the potential haul, lottery officials […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News
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ISON may have survived incineration in the sun’s corona

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A smaller, paler version of Comet ISON may have survived incineration in the sun’s corona and may be

by · November 30, 2013 · Uncategorized
Potential toy shortage could dampen holiday fun

Potential toy shortage could dampen holiday fun

BY CHRIS TAYLOR Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:59pm EST (Reuters) – Marine Putman got a taste of holiday craziness a tad early this year. Like, back in the first week of September. That’s when her 8-year-old daughter asked for a Rainbow […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Uncategorized
Unforgotten fighter of Korean war: U.S. pensioner a POW at 85

Unforgotten fighter of Korean war: U.S. pensioner a POW at 85

BY JU-MIN PARK AND JAMES PEARSON SEOUL Sat Nov 30, 2013 12:05pm EST (Reuters) – As autumn descended on a Korean countryside devastated by three years of intense war, a group of anti-communist guerrillas presented U.S. serviceman Merrill Edward Newman with […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Uncategorized
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U.S. Winter Wheat Crop In Danger

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Bitter cold conditions expected to move through the U.S. Plains wheat belt next week will put the young crop at risk of

by · November 29, 2013 · Business, Domestic News
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Iran expects January start date for sanctions relief

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – The implementation of a landmark deal between Iran and world powers to curb Tehran’s nuclear program in return for

by · November 29, 2013 · World News
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Capital Markets Rally

By Marc Jones and David Gaffen LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A major index of world equities rose to near a six-year high on Friday, helped by gains in U.S. stocks, on faith in an improving global economy and support from […]

by · November 29, 2013 · Business
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Biofuel or Food EU has to choose

By Charlie Dunmore BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments are trying to raise a planned limit on the use of transport fuels made from food crops, despite warnings that

by · November 29, 2013 · Business, World News
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Happy Thanksgiving from The Bronx Chronicle

All of us here at The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving.

by · November 28, 2013 · Uncategorized
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Voluteers Planting Trees in Pelham Bay Park

Pelham Bay Park is the largest of all city parks. 2,772 acres, is it three times larger than Central Park. Volunteers play a critical role in its longevity. On Saturday, November 23, 2013, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation’s, Natural […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Uncategorized