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Microsoft to buy ‘Call of Duty’ maker for $68.7 bln in gaming push

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday (January 18) it was acquiring "Call of Duty" videogame maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion in cash, the biggest deal in the sector that would help the Xbox maker become the third-largest...

Goa beach packed with domestic tourists as India tightens COVID rules

Drone footage showed large crowds gathered at Goa's Calangute beach in India on Thursday (December 30) to see in the New Year, even as the government imposed tougher restrictions to curb the latest variant of the coronavirus.

Tesla recalls nearly half a million cars over safety issues

Tesla is recalling more than 475,000 of its Model 3 and Model S electric cars to address rearview camera and trunk issues that increase the risk of crashing, the U.S. road safety regulator said.

Dallas Zoo welcomes two endangered Sumatran tiger cubs

A Sumatran tiger named Sukacita gave birth to a couple of healthy cubs, a male and a female, on December 6 at Dallas Zoo, Texas. Video released by the Zoo on Monday (December 27)...

Peloton’s value drops $9 billion as Wall Street predicts tough road ahead

Peloton Interactive Inc. shares slumped 33% on Friday (November 5), wiping off about $9 billion in market value as analysts predicted a tough path ahead for the pandemic-darling amid a return by economies to normalcy.

Self-driving “Roboats” ready for testing on Amsterdam’s canals

Soon visitors to Amsterdam may spot a self-driving watercraft the size of a small car cruising silently through its ancient canals, ferrying passengers or transporting goods or trash. It's the electric-powered "Roboat", a catchier...

IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH EXHIBIT HOUSTON

HOUSTON-- The ORIGINAL Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Houston is finally here. To date they have sold nearly three million tickets across North America, making it the most sought-after attraction on the continent. In recent months, the production’s sold out shows in Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco,...

Hemp & Vape Enthusiasts Rejoice! The World Hemp Expo is happening this weekend!

The World Hemp Expo and The National Vape Expo are excited to bring the latest products in the cannabis industry and trending vapes brands to the C3 Counter Culture Convention held at the George R. Brown Convention...

BARC Houston Hosts Pet Adoption Event

HOUSTON - BARC, the City of Houston’s Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, and the BISSELL Pet Foundation are excited to announce the fall 2021 national “Empty the Shelters” adoption event Oct. 5 –10, a quarterly effort that has helped more than 61,781 pets...

Hasan Minhaj Returns to Houston: The King’s Jester Comedy Tour!

Hasan Minhaj is back with a brand new comedy tour in his one-man show called, “The King’s Jester.” The former host and creator of Emmy award-winning Netflix series: The Patriot Act is bringing his latest...

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Man killed in road rage shooting in NE Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in northeast Harris County...

Man shot dead by ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend in SW houston

HOUSTON - A suspect is on the run after a man was shot and killed in southwest Houston Friday morning. 

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix disappoints

Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Friday (January 21) and were on course for their at least third straight week of...

Betting Omicron has peaked, Johnson drops COVID rules in England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday (January 19) announced the end of COVID-19 measures introduced to curb the rapid spread of...

Two shot and injured in east Houston

HOUSTON - Police are investigating a shooting at a home in East Houston early Friday. The incident was reported...