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Cricket, Let The Holy War Begin!

Cricket, Let The Holy War Begin!

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Let the holy war begin. The holy war of cricket, that is. The Church of England on Friday formally took up the Vatican’s challenge to settle scores on the cricket pitch nearly 500 […]

by · December 21, 2013 · World News
Backlash Against Techie Gentrification

Backlash Against Techie Gentrification

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Protesters blocked buses said to be operated by Google Inc and Apple Inc in San Francisco and Oakland on Friday, the latest sign of a growing backlash against the booming

by · December 21, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on his legacy tour running late.

By Curtis Skinner NEW YORK (Reuters) – The subway delivering New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the latest stop on his legacy tour was running late. Bloomberg, who is set to leave office on December 31, was touting the […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Local News

Spain restricts Abortion Rights

By Emma Pinedo and Sonya Dowsett MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s center-right government moved to make it harder for women to get an abortion on Friday, restricting a law that had allowed the procedure on request within

by · December 21, 2013 · World News
President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decisions

President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decisions

By Roberta Rampton and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his health care law, but acknowledged that the botched rollout of […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition

Country singer Ray Price died at his home in Mount Pleasant, Texas

By Vicki Allen (Reuters) – Country singer Ray Price, a pioneer of Texas honky-tonk music who later applied his rich baritone to lushly arranged ballads for pop crossover hits, died on Monday at his home in Mount Pleasant, Texas, at […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Domestic News

Reuters Exclusive: Secret contract tied NSA and security industry pioneer

BY JOSEPH MENN SAN FRANCISCO Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:07pm EST An RSA SecurID dongle used for internet VPN tunnelling is seen in Toronto December 18, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRIS HELGREN (Reuters) – As a key part of a campaign to embed […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Domestic News, News
Vienna Philharmonic orchestra revokes awards it made during Hitler’s rule to six leading Nazis

Vienna Philharmonic orchestra revokes awards it made during Hitler’s rule to six leading Nazis

By Georgina Prodhan VIENNA (Reuters) – The famed Vienna Philharmonic orchestra has revoked awards it made during Hitler’s rule to six leading Nazis, as it quietly responds to criticism of the way it has dealt with its past. The symbolic […]

by · December 20, 2013 · World News

News Corp makes its first acquisition with the $25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful.

By Jennifer Saba (Reuters) – News Corp on Friday made its first acquisition as a stand-alone company with the $25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful. Founded in 2008 and based in

by · December 20, 2013 · Business, World News

3 Day Startup in The Bronx

If you have an idea, pitch it here: http://bronx.3daystartup.org/ Interested in launching a business? Join Concourse and 3 Day Start Up January 17th thru January 19th for 56 hours of business development. The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Santa, Jeff Klein and Mark Gjonaj host Pelham Bay Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Santa, Jeff Klein and Mark Gjonaj host Pelham Bay Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Bronx residents and their children got another opportunity to meet and greet Santa this year,  sharing hot chocolate, treats, and fun at Pelham Bay Park. State Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted the event to spread cheer through […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Local News, News

Facebook Sued for Alleged Misleading Investors

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit accusing the social media company of misleading investors about its health before its $16 billion initial public offering, a […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News

Senator Klein speaks at an event commemorating the Sandy Hook shooting

NEW YORK, NY – Senator Klein, joined by Leah Barrett of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel and anti-gun violence activists, speaks at an event Thursday, commemorating the one year anniversary of the tragic Sandy Hook shootings. Last week, Senator […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Local News

Senator Klein greets Santa!

Santa meets the children Senator Klein wishing Santa, and the neighborhood chi!ldren the happiest of Holiday’s Senator Jeffery Klein & Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

by · December 19, 2013 · Local News

Viverito Declares Victory In Council Speaker’s Race!

As reported by Erin Durkin In the NY Daily news Melissa Mark-Viverito Declares Victory In Council Speaker’s Race! Bronx Chronicle commentary Even though the actual vote for speaker will take place on January 8, Melissa Mark- Viverito has claimed victory in […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News