Casino boss Sheldon Adelson was dealt a bad hand this year. Shares of his Las Vegas Sands, which controls casinos in Pennsylvania, Las Vegas, Macao and Singapore, are off 30% since May 2014 as his luck in gambling obsessed Macau waned. Show More Summary
Hard to believe that 40 years ago the U.S. war in Vietnam ended. Actually, the war was against Indochina: remember Cambodia and Laos. (With previously unexploded ordnance from American cluster bombs killing people in those countries to this day, did the U.S. Show More Summary
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Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, are expected to be arrested on corruption charges. The expected arrests, coming roughly three months after federal bribery and kickback charges led Assemblyman Sheldon Silver to step down as speaker, would signal an extension of the investigation into allegations of political corruption in Albany, and would almost certainly further [...]
The RJC doesn't offer any support for the wider agenda American Jews actually vote for, which tends to be politically progressive. This past weekend, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) held its spring meeting in Las Vegas, the home...Show More Summary
The arrests will come three months after the Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested and charged. via The New York Times Dean G. Skelos, the leader of the New York State Senate, and his son are expected to be arrested on federal...Show More Summary
The Big Bang Theory producer Steven Molaro teased several days ago that this season will end with a “huge” cliffhanger. Major relationship changes are in store for Leonard and Penny, as well as Sheldon and Amy. Now Molaro has given more...Show More Summary
By Virginia Meyer on April 27, 2015 - 12:00am Sheldon Station, Nebraska Public Power District’s coal-fired power plant north of Hallam, Nebraska, will soon undergo a major transition, moving from burning coal to hydrogen in one of the plant’s two units. Show More Summary
Sheldon Adelson is one of the top 20 wealthiest people in the world, according to Forbes. He thinks his employees get paid too much. According to the Guardian, "w hile testifying on Wednesday in a civil suit rooted in allegations that...Show More Summary
How can you tell an American progressive from an American radical? A progressive laments the condition of working people and proposes to further empower the government. A radical laments the condition of working people and proposes to empower individuals by diminishing the power of government. Show More Summary
Supreme Court actually limits speech rights and upholds a Florida ban on judicial candidates' direct fundraising. Here's the excellent plain English breakdown of Williams-Yulee. [SCOTUSblog] Former NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pleaded not guilty to a superseding indictment. Show More Summary
The Big Bang Theory is bringing the mama drama. Leonard's mother, Beverly (Christine Baranski), and Sheldon's mom, Mary (Laurie Metcalf), will meet for the first time on Thursday's episode (8/7c, CBS), when both ladies drop by to watch their boys receive an award. Show More Summary
The man who pressed the White House to nuke Iran now seems to have threatened Jeb Bush over the fact that a foreign policy adviser, James Baker, addressed a liberal Zionist group last month. Sheldon Adelson was "ripshit" over the speech, National Review reports.
Marco Rubio is in line to receive the billionaire's backing after groveling the most
By Tom Brown NEW YORK (Reuters) - Embattled former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, accused by prosecutors of taking millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, will go to trial on Nov. 2 on a sweeping series of corruption charges. Show More Summary
A November trial date has been set for a jury to hear the corruption case brought against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Federal Judge Valerie Caproni set the Nov. 2 trial... To view the full story, click the title link.
Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will get his day in court Nov.2.
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is expected to be one of the leading purchasers of a Republican presidential candidate. The Republican Party really wanted to avoid a drawn-out presidential primary like it faced in 2012, but it doesn't...Show More Summary
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I had recently finished reading Atul Gawande's Being Mortal when I got the call I knew someday would come. My 92-year-old father had been taken by ambulance to a local hospital. My father, Sheldon Sternberg, a life-long Chicagoan had been hospitalized only once before many years ago. Show More Summary