TRPLINKS SHORT
Home SportsEconomyBusinessTechnologyEntertainmentHeightsEnergy
'Infinitely Polar Bear' - a bipolar father's struggles
Entertainment
Published in 4-7-2015
    1111 Visits
Among the telltale signs, the movie insists on details that are distracting and yet ultimately don't matter, such as the lead character's smoking in virtually every scene. Throughout there is the sense of real people being protected, or at least of the writer-director protecting her memory of them. [...] the movie has the structure of daily life, which is really no structure, just one ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Summer brings new TV drama, comedy, reality
Entertainment
Published in 4-7-2015
    407 Visits
More zombies, with AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" spin-off series still expected sometime in August. Mockumentary looks back at a legendary, record-breaking tennis match between two rivals, played by "Game of Thrones' " Kit Harington and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine's" Andy Samberg. Documentary examines how China treats teenagers with a diagnosis of Internet addiction, which the governmen ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Monica Pope, Blue Heron Farm to team for Outstanding in the Field event
Entertainment
Published in 4-7-2015
    854 Visits

Outstanding in the Field, the organization that creates open-air feasts that celebrate farmers and ranchers, has added a Houston-area event to its fall roster.

Reference: www.chron.com
Leonard Nimoy's son making Spock documentary
Entertainment
Published in 4-7-2015
    926 Visits
The documentary will include clips from the "Star Trek" films and TV shows, Nimoy's other works and interviews with fans and family, as well as William Shatner, who played Capt. James T. Kirk; J.J. Abrams who directed the 2009 film reboot; and celebrity fans like Seth McFarlane. Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in the new movie franchise, will narrate the film.
Reference: www.chron.com
Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight
Technology
Published in 4-7-2015
    733 Visits
Later in the morning, Borschberg called the flight an extraordinary experience, saying it marked historical firsts for aviation and for renewable energy. Borschberg, who did yoga up to 45 minutes daily to counter the effects of immobility and stay fit, remained in the plane for about an hour after landing before finally emerging. The project, which began in 2002 and is estimated to cost more tha ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber
Technology
Published in 4-7-2015
    851 Visits
MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city's Office of Legal and Legislative Studies said Friday. The proposed regulation also calls for such companies to pay into a fund for transportation infrastructure.
Reference: www.chron.com
Minnesota burn survivor leaves hospital after 264 days
Technology
Published in 4-7-2015
    709 Visits
(AP) A Minnesota man who survived being badly burned in a lawnmower explosion was discharged Friday after 264 days in the hospital, but not before his caregivers gathered to say farewell to one of their favorite patients. Chen underwent several skin grafts and 15 surgeries in all, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1IVWiL8 ). Stepping from the elevator on his way back fro ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup
Technology
Published in 4-7-2015
    1363 Visits
The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach cancer. For years, Quintana and a handful of other physicians have been performing what they consider mercy killings in a semi-clandestine state, at risk of prosecution and amid widespread rejection from other doctors and church officials. [...] their work too ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
APNewsBreak: Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief
Technology
Published in 4-7-2015
    1196 Visits
VIENNA (AP) World powers and Iran have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic, among the most contentious issues in a long-term nuclear agreement that negotiators hope to clinch over the next several days, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday. [...] the word of significant progress indicated the sides were moving closer to a comprehensive accord that ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Sysco ends US Foods merger
Business
Published in 4-7-2015
    464 Visits
"After reviewing our options, including whether to appeal the court's decision, we have concluded that it's in the best interests of all our stakeholders to move on," Sysco CEO Bill DeLaney said in a statement. The companies first announced the merger in December 2013, and in February the Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against it, requesting the preliminary injunction that fed ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
FindTheCompany: 10 companies that might disappear in 2016
Business
Published in 4-7-2015
    706 Visits

Small businesses rise and fall on a weekly basis. Most of us have witnessed the decline of a corner bookstore, the demise of a family-owned video shop, or the disappearance of local ice cream parlor. In many of these cases, there's often a larger, national chain just waiting to take their place.

Reference: www.chron.com
Ellington puts Houston one step closer to the stars
Business
Published in 4-7-2015
    678 Visits

A new federal license and growing interest from aeronautics companies have moved Houston's Ellington Airport closer to becoming a space-age hub where satellites launch, spacecraft land and astronauts train. Several private space companies were on hand Tuesday when a Federal Aviation Administration official presented local airport and city officials with the launch license establishing Ell ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Stock market activity last week
Business
Published in 4-7-2015
    1222 Visits
Energizer Holdings new .25Q Declared stock splits Stock splits this week Announced spinoff eBay-1 share Paypal Holdings Acquisitions and mergers Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (spinoff) Columbia Pipeline Group (spinoff) Energizer Holdings new (spinoff) Horizon Global (spinoff) LoanCore Realty Trust (IPO) Stocks removed from trading
Reference: www.chron.com
Small-business Q&A: Advice for setting your prices
Business
Published in 4-7-2015
    810 Visits
Setting prices for products and services should be simple - cover costs, make a profit and appeal to customers. "Rather than getting a toehold in your business, you're actually giving competitors an advantage, because there's no way you can survive for the long term and meet your clients' expectations by pricing under the market," he says. If you underestimate costs, or overestima ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Local jobless rate dips to 4.1 percent
Economy
Published in 4-7-2015
    1119 Visits
The biggest gainers included professional and business services, government and education and health care. Oil and gas exploration and production employment rebounded in December, adding 4,900 jobs after a loss of 2,400 positions in November, the commission reported.
Reference: www.chron.com


Page 502 from 527 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511