Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Lo-cal wines of the weight-watching consumer

By Leslie Gevirtz NEW YORK (Reuters) – Winemakers are luring health-conscious, weight-watching consumers to shops with low-calorie wines that are 100 calories or less per glass.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition

Home Depot raises 2013 forecast

By Dhanya Skariachan (Reuters) – Home Depot Inc <HD.N> raised its 2013 forecast for the third time this year as rising home prices encourage more Americans to invest in their properties and complete delayed projects.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business

Venezuela’s parliament set to grant President Maduro year-long decree powers

By Andrew Cawthorne and Brian Ellsworth CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s parliament looked set on Tuesday to grant President Nicolas Maduro year-long decree powers he says are needed to regulate the economy and stamp out corruption but adversaries view as a […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, World News

Virginia state senator stabbed

(Reuters) – A Virginia state senator and former gubernatorial candidate was stabbed and critically wounded at his home early on Tuesday, and his son was found dead of a gunshot wound, local media reported. Creigh Deeds, a Democrat, was being […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Domestic News

European Central Bank urged to loosen purse strings

By Robin Emmott and Sakari Suoninen BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A leading international think-tank urged the European Central Bank on Tuesday to loosen the purse strings further and buy euro zone government and corporate bonds accelerate a weak recovery. The Paris-based […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business

Iran hopes for progress in Geneva talks

ROME (Reuters) – Iran can make serious progress in talks on resolving a standoff over its nuclear ambitions at a meeting of world powers in Geneva this week, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday. Speaking in Rome […]

by · November 19, 2013 · World News

Norway seeks Productivity

By Camilla Knudsen and Gwladys Fouche OSLO (Reuters) – Weak productivity growth is the Norwegian economy’s biggest challenge and reducing reliance on its massive offshore oil sector is the new government’s main priority, finance minister Siv Jensen said on Tuesday. […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, World News

Short-seller Jim Chanos sees value trap for International Oil Investors

By Katya Wachtel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Short-seller Jim Chanos said on Tuesday that shares of the international oil majors like Exxon Mobil Corp increasingly look like a value trap for investors as cash flows decline and returns slide. His […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business

NYPD Telephone Scame Alert

Telephone Scam Alert  

by · November 18, 2013 · Bulletin Board

Cyberbullying

Submitted by : Christian Claudio Cyberbullying Cyberbullying, instead of happening face-to-face, happens through the use of technology such as computers, cell phones and other electronic devices.  Cyberbullying peaks around the end of middle school and the beginning of high school. […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Education News, Uncategorized

Tornado Destruction In Southern Illinois

by · November 18, 2013 · Photos

Bronx Leading The Change

U.N. Urges Clean Up Coal!

By Alister Doyle and Susanna Twidale WARSAW (Reuters) – The U.N. climate chief urged a radical clean-up of the coal industry on Monday to help limit global warming, at an industry meeting in Warsaw condemned by environmentalists as a distraction […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News

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