A Brooklyn woman has been charged with leaving her 5-year-old granddaughter alone and locked in a car, in sub-freezing temperatures, for an hour while she gambled at a Queens casino, The New York Daily News is reporting. Renne Osby,Show More Summary
New Jersey is trying a new tactic in he fight to legalize sports betting in the state: pointing to professional sports leagues' partnerships with daily fantasy sports websites. The state argues that daily fantasy is in fact gamblingShow More Summary
Fusion today announced that it will be expanding Alicia Menendez’s daily primetime show, “AM Tonight,” to an hour in 2015 and that Kim Gamble is joining the network to executive produce the show. “Alicia is already redefining what it...Show More Summary
Latin America: Residents in countries like Mexico and Guatemala over the weekend commemorated their respective holidays to honor and respect the deeds. Argentina: The Argentine government suspended the operations of Procter & Gamble after accusing the household products giant of committing $138 million in tax fraud. Show More Summary
A total of 7,162 Party and government officials have been penalized for offenses related to gambling since the middle of 2013, Shanghai Daily said, citing a government report. [ more › ]
It looks like CNN president Jeff Zucker’s gamble to bring back Crossfire has failed. as the network has put the show on “extended hiatus,” according to The Daily Caller. Sources told The Daily Caller that staffers from Crossfire are being absorbed into The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, and that personnel from other shows are […]
Recently, Star Wars: The Old Republic released a new update that had, among other things, gambling minigames at an in-game casino. It's not the first MMO to add some sort of sanctioned gambling, although it made me wonder just how much...Show More Summary
Jimmy Fallon has musical numbers. Jimmy Kimmel has pranks. And now, HBO’s John Oliver has found his own niche: Perfecting the art of the viral rant. The former “Daily Show” correspondent took a gamble when he launched his own show this spring, but his rants about various topics – climate change, General Motors, net neutrality […]
Francesco (Frank) Fiordilino, a former Bonanno mobster, copped to illegal gambling and collecting debts for people he owed money while he was testifying for the government last year in a sensational gangland murder trial, the Daily News has learned.
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. 'In Or Out' Isn't An Investment Strategy Its Gambling With Time (Charles Schwab) After the amazing year the S&P 500 had last year, many investors worried that they had missed out one of the best bull runs. Show More Summary
Many personal care products you use on a daily basis manufactured by Avon, Unilever, and Procter & Gamble use a rare ingredient called squalane. Unfortunately, about 40% of the global supply comes from deep-sea shark catches. Luckily, Amyris has a solution.
DAVID CAMERON'S decision to rule out a second coalition with the Liberal Democrats, as reported in today's Daily Telegraph, is being seen as a direct appeal to his right-wing backbenchers to stop rocking the boat before the 2015 general...Show More Summary
Bloomberg reported in October that Blackstone lent money to a Spanish gambling company on the condition that it default on other loan payments in order to trigger a credit-default event, giving Blackstone a sure profit on credit-default swaps. The Daily Show's Jon Stewart compared it last week to Goodfellas, where the mafiosos buy insurance on a restaurant and burn it...
In case you missed this in the daily links. From Paul Krugman: Gambling with Civilization, by Paul Krugman, NYRB [Review of The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World, by William D. Nordhaus]: 1. Forty years ago...
In his Guardian column tomorrow, Jonathan Freedland writes that Ed Miliband reckons he’ll “get a kicking from the Daily Telegraph” for his lurch to the left, but his ‘gamble’ is… Continue reading The post Ed Miliband’s speech: the backlash begins appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
An editorial in the The Pilot captured my daily outrage nicely: Whatever the answer to that question might be, the “education lottery” remains a gimmick — one that works only because it has officially sanctioned approval to rig the odds...Show More Summary
Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case they’re material to our investing thesis. On days when the Federal Reserve announces major decisions, stock market participants often sit on their hands and wait to see what […]
Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case they’re material to our investing thesis. Despite the ongoing Syrian conflict and a large jump in the trade deficit from $34.5 billion in June to $39.1 billion in […]
Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case they’re material to our investing thesis. Stocks are bouncing back after yesterday’s free fall, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) has ridden a wave of momentum since […]
Two kidnappers, identified only by their last names Lu and Xie, gave a hostage 500 yuan after they realized her family was poor, according to Shanghai Daily. The duo targeted the 11-year old girl because her family owed gambling debts. They spent 10,000 yuan (approx. Show More Summary