Daily Archives: November 28, 2018

Moonves sought to silence accuser with acting roles, according to report

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Les Moonves may not see his $120 million severance payout after a new bombshell report surfaced Wednesday regarding recently ousted CBS head's alleged efforts to silence an accuser with promises of acting roles.  A investigat...

By | 2018-11-28T23:25:12+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

BBVA announces restructuring: CEO, chairman both moving up

As BBVA finalizes its succession plan for current global executive chairman Francisco Gonzalez, the Spanish financial services giant announced Wednesday that Onur Genc, previously U.S. country manager and BBVA Compass CEO, will take over as CEO of the ...

By | 2018-11-28T23:14:41+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Photos: University of Houston to open Fertitta Center basketball arena this week

The University of Houston is ready to debut its transformed basketball arena.  The UH men's basketball team will play the first game at the Fertitta Center at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 against the University of Oregon. Prior to that, local billionaire Tilman Fert...

By | 2018-11-28T22:26:06+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

S.C. Johnson offering early retirement to a third of Waxdale plant workers

S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. will offer voluntary early retirement to as many as a third of the workers at its largest plant. The early retirement offers at the Waxdale plant, located at 8311 16th St. on the Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant border, will be given ...

By | 2018-11-28T22:11:13+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Elton John postpones ‘Farewell Tour’ shows preceding Atlanta concerts

Elton John postponed his Nov. 27 and 28th shows in Florida, but Sir Elton is still expecting to take the stage for his final goodbyes in Atlanta. In a statement, John wrote that an ear infection kept him from performing his shows this week in Orland...

By | 2018-11-28T21:50:12+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

3 Triangle universities among top US schools for R&D spending

North Carolina schools rank among the top 100 U.S. colleges that are most active in research and development, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation. Duke University spent more than $1.12 million on research and development in ...

By | 2018-11-28T21:47:42+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Southern Research testing 3D printed parts in space for NASA

Engineers at Southern Research are assisting NASA’s Marshall Space Center in Huntsville to explore the capabilities of additive manufacturing technologies that can have major logistical implications for the nation’s future space missions.  “When NASA ...

By | 2018-11-28T20:49:02+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Honda debuts new SUV with a familiar name (slideshow)

Honda Motor Co. is bringing back a name from its past to fill out its sport-utility vehicle lineup. At the Los Angeles Auto Show on Tuesday, the automaker took the wraps off the 2019 Honda Passport, which will be in showrooms in early 2019. Check ou...

By | 2018-11-28T15:27:43+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Textron makes list of most popular business jets of 2018

Global deliveries of business jets are up in 2018 following an increase in the third quarter, stoking optimism that an even more robust recovery is on the way.  According to recently released data from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, b...

By | 2018-11-28T15:26:28+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|