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AMC theaters returns

HOUSTON - National movie chain, AMC Theaters announces the reopening of its doors across the U.S. starting Thursday, August 20. AMC expects to reopen over 100 locations to start, with retro ticket prices. 

Houston City Council approves $20M rent relief package

Last week, Mayor Turner proposed the city's second rent assistance program during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, a decision was made. Houston City Council passed a unanimous vote to provide Houston residents with rent...

Gov. Abbott- SNAP benefits extended till August

AUSTIN, Texas- The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will be providing about $185 million in emergency funds for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) according to Gov. Greg Abbott. He announced...

Former Prime Minister of Malaysia found guilty of corruption

Najib Razak, Malaysia's former prime minister was found guilty on all counts amid his first corruption trial surrounding a scheme to redirect billions of dollars from a state investment fund to a number of personal accounts, including...

Grants and free consulting services are being offered to Fort Bend County small businesses

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas- County Judge KP George announced a plan for an initiative to aid small businesses on Thursday. The program will primarily aid those affected by COVID-19. The county has secured $22...

Wall St falls as crude slump hammers energy stocks, Shake Shack to return loan money

Wall Street fell at the open on Monday (April 20) as energy shares took a hit from a crash in oil prices, with investors bracing for a week packed with earnings reports and economic data that could...

L’Oreal CEO lauds import expo as symbol of China’s commitment to opening-up

The second China International Import Expo (CIIE) shows China's efforts in encouraging opening-up strategy, and also further improving people's life, said L'Oreal president and CEO Jean-Paul Agon on Tuesday.  Agon also said he is...

Twitter to ban political ads, bowing to pressure on social media companies

Twitter will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday (October 30), as social media platforms face pressure to block attempts to steer elections with false information.

China’s Geely becomes largest shareholder of Mercedes owner Daimler

The acquirement, which was revealed in a regulatory filing by Daimler on Friday, makes Geely chairman Li Shufu the largest single shareholder of the German group, overtaking the Kuwait Investment Authority, which holds 6.8 percent. Nearly 71 percent of Daimler...

Ford U.S. chief leaves after probe into inappropriate behavior

Ford did not give any details on what that behavior entailed. His departure comes after several high-profile business leaders have quit or been fired following accusations of sexual misconduct. "We made this decision after a thorough review and careful consideration,"...

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Indians thrilled after Kamala Harris chosen as Biden’s White House running mate

Residents in cities across India on Thursday (August 13) took pride in Kamala Harris, a senator from...

Judge Hidalgo creates back to school color-coded guidance plan

HOUSTON – Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo released a new color-coded system that parents and educators can use as a guideline for...

Gov. Abbott announces New Killdeer Mountain facility in Kerrville

AUSTIN, TX – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing, Inc. (KMM) will establish a new manufacturing facility in Kerrville....

HPD recruiting 400+ officers

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Police Department is looking to fill over 400 positions in hopes to attract a more diverse team...

Harris County Judge Smoots shoots her husband’s girlfriend

HOUSTON, TX - A Harris County judge has been arrested for allegations of shooting her husband's girlfriend outside her home Monday.