Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Apple And Samsung At It Again

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a district court in California must review its decision to deny Apple Inc’s request that the sale of some Samsung Electronics Co Ltd tablets and smartphones be banned because […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business

Apps > Music Whats Next?

By Natasha Baker AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Musicians in the digital age are turning to apps to woo fans and also engage them in the creative process to create new music and art. Apps featuring indie rock band Metric, pop sensation […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Features

College Enrollment Down ? Will Tuition Be Next?

By Liz Weston LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. college enrollment is declining. That may cause students and their parents to hope tuition costs will go down, but they should not count on that. In classical economics, lower demand typically triggers […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Education News

News Worthy Tidbits

Angelina Jolie receives humanitarian award from Academy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Hollywood film industry recognized Angelina Jolie on Saturday with a humanitarian award for her work with refugees and advocating for human rights through her film career. Actors Angela […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Uncategorized

Saudia Arabia Turns Its Back On Oil !

By Daniel Fineren DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia may be starting to overcome a long addiction to generating electricity from its own oil, easing a nagging concern for a global market reliant on free-flowing crude exports from the kingdom. Over […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News

Pastor to Face Church Trial Over Officiating At Same Sex Marriage

By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Methodist pastor accused of violating the denomination’s teachings by officiating at a same-sex marriage was set to face a church trial on Monday in rural Pennsylvania. The trial for Rev. Frank Schaefer, who […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features

Supreme Court Justice Concerned Over Federal Judge Requiring Race And Gender Be Taken Into Account In Selecting A Legal Team

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Supreme Court justice expressed concerns on Monday about how a federal judge required plaintiffs’ lawyers to take race and gender into account in picking their legal team. The court declined to review […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features

Brooklyn Diver Dies During Freediving Competition In The Bahamas

By Karen Brooks (Reuters) – A record-holding diver died during a freediving competition in the Bahamas on Sunday in what officials said was the first fatality in the sport’s 21 years of official competition. American diver Nicholas Mevoli of Brooklyn […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News

US Homebuilder Confidence Stabilized

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilder confidence stabilized in November after falling for two straight months, though steady home demand was tempered by worries about further fiscal battles in Washington, the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday. The […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business

AbbVie Announced Experimental Oral Hepatitis C Treatment helped 96% Of Treated Patients In Trials.

(Reuters) – AbbVie Inc said a late-stage trial of its experimental oral hepatitis C treatment showed about 96 percent of patients had no detectable levels of the virus after 12 weeks. AbbVie shares rose 3 percent. Shares of Enanta Pharmaceuticals […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition

Foreign Investors Show Faith In Long Term US Securities

By Steven C. Johnson NEW YORK (Reuters) – Foreigners fled from short-term U.S. assets in September as a budget battle in Washington raised fears the government could default on some obligations, though demand for longer-term securities rose, U.S. Treasury data […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News

NY Monday Morning Stocks Rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose at the open on Monday, with the Dow and S&P extending record highs as trading continues to focus on economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 43.6 […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business

Europe Needs To Get Tough On Banks

By Thomas Atkins FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Europe needs to stop propping up ailing banks and also have the courage to tackle lenders viewed as “too big to fail” if it wants to repair its financial sector and restore growth, leading […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News

Secret Underground Nuclear Site Being Built In Iran

PARIS (Reuters) – An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Monday it had information about an underground nuclear site being built in Iran and that this was among a number of secret venues for an atomic bomb program. The National […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, World News

$200 Billion A Year Lost To Climate Change Extreme Weather Events!

By Nina Chestney WARSAW (Reuters) – Global economic losses caused by extreme weather events have risen to nearly $200 billion a year over the last decade and look set to increase further as climate change worsens, a report by the […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News