June 23rd
Former college basketball players Malik Monk, of the University of Kentucky, and Dwayne Bacon, of Florida State University, were drafted by the Charlotte Hornets Thursday night. Monk and Bacon met with basketball fans Friday at 7th St. Public Market to t…
June 23rd
The Charlotte Area Transit System wants to hire consultant WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff to lead a $3.2 million study of rail expansion and determine how to connect those new lines uptown. City Council will vote on the proposed contract Monday. Four firms sub…
June 23rd
In "The Beguiled," set at the Miss Martha Farnsworth Seminary for Young Ladies, eponymous headmistress (Nicole Kidman), teacher Edwina (Kirsten Dunst) and their five students go about their days as if the Civil War weren’t raging on the horizon &mda…
June 23rd
Eric Mower + Associates is taking 10,175 square feet on the third floor of 615 South College, the newly opened office tower near the intersection of College and Stonewall streets in uptown.
June 23rd
House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) says a major economic development project – unlike anything the state has seen in recent years – could be targeting North Carolina. At the same time, there are reports suggesting North Carolina is on the …
June 23rd
Visitors to North Carolina’s Outer Banks this summer will have another big option for entertainment. The $46 million H2OBX waterpark at Powells Point opened Thursday. The 20-acre waterpark features more than 20 slides, a 450,000-gallon wave pool, a…
June 23rd
Confused, bewildered, puzzled, concerned. Those were some of the words Fort Worth-based American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker used in various forums to describe how he views Qatar Airways’ proposal to buy up to 10% of the airline he runs. …
June 23rd
An international snack foods company has tapped eastern North Carolina for a 60-job production plant. South African firm Stormberg Foods, which produces meat protein snacks, plans to invest nearly $2.5 million into what will be its first U.S. production …
June 23rd
Harris Square shopping center in Harrisburg is quickly filling with the addition of four new tenants. Charlotte-based Lat Purser & Associates is developing Harris Square, a 67,200-square-foot shopping center at the intersection of N.C. Highway 49 and…
June 23rd
The Charlotte Business Journal has learned more about the private sector’s plans to build a nonprofit entity known as the Carolina Fintech Hub.
June 25th
A deadly landslide that crashed into a mountain village in Sichuan province in southwestern China was feared to have buried more than 100 people.
June 25th
The stalemate between Qatar and its Arab neighbors showed no signs of easing after Doha described the demands it received as unrealistic, despite calls for a diplomatic solution by a top Emirati official.
June 25th
Former President Cristina Kirchner filed papers to run for Argentina’s Senate, launching a campaign that could, if elected, give her congressional immunity from federal prosecution for alleged money laundering and racketeering during her presidency.
June 25th
As the country’s economy crumbles, desperate residents are undertaking risky sea passages to barter for goods in Trinidad, and the outcomes are sometimes tragic.
June 24th
U.K. authorities said that 34 high-rises across England have failed fire-safety checks triggered by the lethal fire in a London residential tower earlier this month, as concerns grow over the safety of residents in social housing.
June 24th
When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the White House on Monday for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, a principle that has long underpinned relations will be at stake: that supporting the growth of a strong India is in America&rsquo…
June 24th
A report by audit and security firm Kroll Inc. finds three state-owned companies in Mozambique can’t account for more than $1 billion in loans and bonds raised on the international market
June 24th
The U.K. Parliament on Saturday said a cyberattack targeting user email accounts hit its computer network.
June 24th
The death toll from multiple terror attacks across Pakistan rose to 72, officials said, making it one of the deadliest days in the country so far this year and prompting the government to ramp up security and counterterrorism operations.
June 24th
A Chinese activist who for years has documented worker unrest faced charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” on Friday, in a trial seen as a bellwether of Beijing’s approach to containing labor tensions.
June 25th
An overturned lorry bursts into flames, engulfing people who gathered to collect fuel, media say.
June 25th
A train company in India hires dozens of transgender workers, touching off a huge conversation.
June 24th
A growing number of gay Chinese couples are going abroad to have babies, but face legal hurdles back home.
June 24th
Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
June 24th
A frantic rescue operation continues in Sichuan province, with 15 bodies recovered so far.
June 24th
A man in India confesses on TV that he took part in the attack after being goaded by his friends.
June 24th
New Zealand snuff out the British and Irish Lions' hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display in the first Test in Auckland.
June 24th
More than 100 people are feared buried in a landslide in south-western China, state media report.
June 23rd
A guide on how to deal with "uncomfortable questions" during family gatherings after Ramadan.
June 23rd
Violence at different ends of the country kill nearly 50 people and injure many more, officials say.