Illinois http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24988/all en Pace expects 2012 results to beat expectations on media server demand http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/pace-expects-2012-results-beat-expectations-media-server-demand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - British TV decoder maker Pace Plc said it expected results for 2012 to beat its expectations, helped by higher demand for its next-generation media server products in North America.</p> <p>Pace, which supplies set-top boxes to broadcasters, said revenue for the year ended Dec. 31 was expected to be about $2.4 billion, a 4 percent rise from last year.</p> <p>Media servers connect TV and internet broadband content with any screen at customers' homes, including smartphones, laptops, set-top boxes and tablets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/pace-expects-2012-results-beat-expectations-media-server-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago metropolitan area Illinois Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:30:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732514 at http://www.globalpost.com For Obama, second inaugural speech is a special challenge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/obama-second-inaugural-speech-special-challenge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Inauguration lacks the drama of 2009 transition</p> <p>* 'Let us continue' not as dramatic as 'Let us begin'</p> <p>* Second-term inaugurations often forgotten- historians</p> <p>By Samuel P. Jacobs</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Four years ago, his challenge was to cut through what he called the "gathering clouds and raging storms" of an economic recession.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/obama-second-inaugural-speech-special-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Illinois Labor Politics Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:45:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736418 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama campaign evolving into group to push his agenda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/obama-campaign-evolving-group-push-his-agenda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Non-profit group to disclose donors</p> <p>* For president, a change in thinking about such groups</p> <p>* First lady promotes group in video</p> <p>By Steve Holland</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is morphing into a non-profit group that will try to build public support for the president's policy goals, including gun control and an overhaul of immigration laws.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/obama-campaign-evolving-group-push-his-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Illinois Politics Technology United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736460 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Obama kicks off inauguration weekend with volunteer work http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-third-times-charm-obama-celebrate-oaths-parade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Obama dons work gloves for day of service projects</p> <p>* Muted inauguration compared with 2009</p> <p>* Obama to be sworn in Sunday, then again Monday</p> <p>* Deficit, gun control, immigration are main challenges</p> <p>By Mark Felsenthal and Jeff Mason</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-third-times-charm-obama-celebrate-oaths-parade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hospitality Human Interest Human migration Illinois Law Politics United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:15:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736642 at http://www.globalpost.com No flubs, no re-dos for Obama and Roberts at swearing-in http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/no-flubs-no-re-dos-obama-and-roberts-at-swearing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Roberts reads the oath closely from a card</p> <p>* Short, private ceremony for Obama</p> <p>* Close family members in attendance</p> <p>By Jeff Mason</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - This time they got it right.</p> <p>President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts, who flubbed the oath of office in a public inauguration ceremony four years ago, made it through without mistakes on Sunday at a private gathering that launched the Democrat's second term.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/no-flubs-no-re-dos-obama-and-roberts-at-swearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Illinois Politics Technology United States Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736991 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama weighs in on his wife's hair, says he likes her bangs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/obama-weighs-his-wifes-hair-says-he-likes-her-bangs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who began his second term on Sunday, weighed in on what he facetiously said was the most "significant" event of the weekend: his wife's new hairstyle.</p> <p>First lady Michelle Obama, a Harvard law graduate known as much for her sharp fashion sense as her fight to curb obesity, revealed a new hairstyle recently that features bangs. The new hairdo has attracted a lot of attention.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/obama-weighs-his-wifes-hair-says-he-likes-her-bangs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Illinois Michelle Obama United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737070 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Timeline for Obama inauguration events http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/factbox-timeline-obama-inauguration-events <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will hold his public inauguration ceremony on Monday at the U.S. Capitol, followed by a parade to the White House.</p> <p>Here is a guide to the main inauguration events. All times are Eastern Time.</p> <p>** 9.a.m.</p> <p>Former presidents, House of Representatives members, senators, governors and Cabinet designees begin to arrive at the U.S. Capitol for the public, ceremonial inauguration of President Obama and Vice President Biden.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/factbox-timeline-obama-inauguration-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hospitality Human migration Illinois Law Politics United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 06:30:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737097 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 9-Confident Obama lays out battle plan as he launches second term http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-facing-challenges-obama-kicks-second-term-at-public-in Obama's ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol was filled with traditional pomp and pageantry, but it was a scaled-back inauguration compared to the historic start of his presidency in 2009 when he swept into office on a mantle of hope and change as America's first black president<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-facing-challenges-obama-kicks-second-term-at-public-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hospitality Human Interest Human migration Illinois January events Labor Law Luo people Politics Social Issues United States United States presidential inaugurations Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737244 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Thom Browne, J. Crew among Michelle Obama's inaugural fashion picks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-thom-browne-j-crew-among-michelle-obamas-inaugural-fas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Popular first lady boosts U.S. designers, fashion industry</p> <p>* Praised for mixing high-end, low-ended pieces</p> <p>* President Obama says: "She always looks good"</p> <p>By Patricia Zengerle</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - It was one of the biggest questions of Monday's inaugural ceremonies: not what would President Barack Obama say, but what would his wife, Michelle Obama, wear?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-thom-browne-j-crew-among-michelle-obamas-inaugural-fas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Fashion Health Illinois Politics United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 21:15:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737457 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Actress Lake Bell finds her directorial voice "In A World"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Illinois Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738526 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Whitney Houston's mother wonders if she could have saved singer</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whitney Houston's mother has told People magazine that she questions her skills as a parent and wonders if she could have saved her superstar daughter from the drug use that played a role in her death. "Was I a good mother?" Cissy Houston, 79, was quoted as telling the celebrity magazine in an advance excerpt released on Wednesday from the magazine's Friday edition.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Illinois Michelle Obama United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:45:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738678 at http://www.globalpost.com US Transportation secretary LaHood stepping down -official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/blank-headline-received-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is stepping down from his post, marking the latest exit from President Barack Obama's cabinet, according to an administration official.</p> <p>LaHood, a Republican, brought a bipartisan element to the Democratic president's team. (Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Jackie Frank)</p> Government of Illinois Illinois Ray LaHood United States Secretary of Transportation Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:15:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741023 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-U.S. transportation chief LaHood to step down http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-republican-us-transportation-chief-lahood-step-down <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Republican serving in a Democratic administration</p> <p>* Successor may confront Boeing Dreamliner woes</p> <p>* Obama under pressure to name women, minorities to cabinet</p> <p>By Doug Palmer</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Tuesday he planned to resign, marking the latest departure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet as the administration tries to find the root cause of safety problems with Boeing's Dreamliner plane.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-republican-us-transportation-chief-lahood-step-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Government of Illinois Illinois Labor Law Politics Presidency of Barack Obama Ray LaHood Ray LaHood Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:45:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741035 at http://www.globalpost.com Michelle Obama to attend funeral for shot US teen http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/michelle-obama-attend-funeral-shot-us-teen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>First Lady Michelle Obama will on Saturday travel to Chicago for the funeral of a 15-year-old girl who was shot dead after attending the US presidential inauguration last month.</p> <p>Hadiya Pendleton -- who was remembered by relatives as a "walking angel" -- was killed after a gunman apparently mistook a group of children she was hanging out with in a park for rival gang members last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/michelle-obama-attend-funeral-shot-us-teen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Illinois Law Michelle Obama Politics Presidency of Barack Obama United States AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:01:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749266 at http://www.globalpost.com Michelle Obama to attend funeral of slain Chicago girl http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/michelle-obama-attend-funeral-slain-chicago-girl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral in Chicago on Saturday of a 15-year-old girl who was shot to death eight days after performing with her high school band at President Barack Obama's inauguration.</p> <p>Hadiya Pendleton, a majorette in her school band, was fatally shot on Jan. 29 as she and her friends were shielding themselves from rain under a canopy in a Chicago park. Chicago has been plagued by gun violence and her killing has become a rallying cry for those calling for stronger gun controls.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/michelle-obama-attend-funeral-slain-chicago-girl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Entertainment Environment Health Illinois Michelle Obama Politics United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749453 at http://www.globalpost.com