Casino mogul says experience, not gambling, is key
Steve Wynn had some advice. It hasn't been the gambling that's key to casinos' success.
Deportation of minors won't stop during lawsuit
A federal judge in Seattle is not stopping the deportation proceedings of eight minors suing the federal government over legal representation. U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly denied on Monday a preliminary injunction sought by the minors' lawyers because the young immigrants, who range from ages 10 to 17, had not exhausted their options through the immigration court system.
China's Confucius Institute regrets closure of University Of Chicago centre
A leading U.S. university has closed a Chinese government-backed culture and research centre in a row over the terms of a renewal agreement, in a decision a Chinese official said was made before ascertaining the facts and the truth. The University of Chicago said last week it would suspend negotiations to renew the Confucius Institute on the school's campus, citing comments in the media that were "incompatible with a continued equal partnership".
NYC Fire Captain Charged With Sex Crimes Against 2 Children In Hollywood
A New York City fire captain has been charged with sexually molesting two boys while visiting the Southland earlier this month. According to the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, Riera was visiting Hollywood when the crimes occurred between Sept.
Ex-GSA official from Nevada faces fraud charges
An ex-federal official who hosted a lavish, $823,000 conference in Las Vegas that sparked a congressional investigation into wasteful government spending has been indicted on charges of fraud and filing false claims for reimbursement. The former high-ranking official for the General Services Administration is accused of seeking reimbursement for personal travel and expenses in Las Vegas, the California coast and Guam.
Jeb Bush: GOP Senate Would 'Fix a Few Things'
Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush weighed in to a key midterm election race on Monday, telling a Kansas fundraiser for struggling Sen. Pat Roberts that the incumbent must be re-elected so the GOP can take control of the Senate and "fix a few things" in Washington. The former Florida governor told about 180 supporters that Roberts, who is facing an unexpectedly strong challenge from an independent candidate, would not let them down if re-elected, and a GOP Senate would solve problems.
Flights still being canceled at Chicago O'Hare
Flights still being canceled at Chicago O'Hare Two days after a fire crippled Chicago air service, cancellations and delays contihnue. Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://usat.ly/1sHoC1u The arrival and departure display at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport shows a list of canceled flights on Sept.
Gambling industry paid out $38 billion in US, state, local taxes in 2013, group's report says
The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming Association. It's the first time the group has added tribal casinos, casino-game makers and some online gambling into the mix for its annual study of the industry's impact in the U.S. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report's tax revenue figures before its release Tuesday.
Teens who crossed US-Mexico border entering schools
The group of mostly Spanish-speaking teenage boys with styled spiky hair and high-top sneakers enthusiastically pecks away on hand-held tablets at the G.W. Carver Education Center, pausing to alert the teacher when stumped. "If you don't know what you're supposed to write on the line, look at my examples, OK?" she tells one of them.
Flight disruption cancels Steinem stop with Quinn
Famed women's rights activist Gloria Steinem's trip to Chicago was postponed Friday because of travel disruptions at O'Hare International Airport. Steinem was scheduled to appear at Chicago's Allegro Hotel on Friday afternoon with Quinn and top Democratic female officeholders including Lt.