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

James McBride And George Packer Win National Book Awards

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Writers James McBride and George Packer won National Book Awards, among the most prestigious literary prizes in U.S. publishing, at a gala dinner on Wednesday that also honored

by · December 20, 2013 · Features

British police on Tuesday ruled out reopening an investigation into the death of Princess Diana

LONDON (Reuters) – British police on Tuesday ruled out reopening an investigation into the death of Princess Diana in a Paris car crash in 1997 after examining an accusation the elite SAS commando regiment was involved in her death. London’s […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Features

Humans of New York

  By Ellen Freilich NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Humans of New York,” a photography book that began as a blog by a former bond trader has captured the heart and soul of New York with pictures and commentary. Georgia-born Brandon […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Features

Actress Rebecca Hall In Machinal

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – When actress Rebecca Hall first read “Machinal,” the 1920s play in which she will make her Broadway debut early next year, her reaction was so strong she felt her throat tightening. Hall’s response, […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Features

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

U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years in the third quarter

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years in the third quarter, the government said on Friday as it revised its estimates of business and consumer spending higher. The upward […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Business

Time Warner Cable Inc To Merge

By Soyoung Kim and Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Liberty Media Corp’s top executives estimate that a merger between Charter Communications Inc and Time Warner Cable Inc could generate roughly $700 million in annual synergies, according to people […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Business

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