Sheldon Adelson Has Finally Found an Issue He Can Truly Influence And this week, in Adelson’s reported pledge to spend massive amounts to illegalize online gambling, one sees a businessman in the casino industry attempting to exert influence on the way gambling is regulated. It is classic (attempted) influence-buying. 11/19/2013 - 12:28 pm | View Link
Sheldon Adelson's Daughter Shoves 'Democracy Now' Producer, Throws Camera To Ground (VIDEO) A producer for "Democracy Now!" had his camera thrown to the ground by the daughter of conservative billionaire Sheldon Adelson during the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. The incident occurred when producer Mike Burke attempted to follow ... 08/30/2012 - 8:14 am | View Link
Feds Probe Adelson’s Casino for Money Laundering Activities I ran across this story on Facebook. Heba Mohammad is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and founder of the school's Muslim Student Association. She was concerned the city ... 08/4/2012 - 3:13 pm | View Link
Mogul’s Latest Foray Courts Jews for the G.O.P. The group, the Republican Jewish Coalition, plans to begin a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in the coming weeks called “My Buyer’s Remorse,” targeting voters in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, aides said. The campaign uses testimonials from ... 07/25/2012 - 1:55 am | View Link
Adelson's reported pledge to Crossroads, others: $35 million Sheldon Adelson has no shortage of suitors interested in a piece of his extremely large financial pie this cycle, but the amount he's planning to give three major outside entities is a bit clearer, via Peter Stone: Crossroads GPS — founded by GOP ... 06/16/2012 - 7:10 am | View Link
Pro-Israel billionaires Adelson and Saban muse over buying ... Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and his co-horts at the Israeli American Council (IAC), launched off their first ever inagural Israeli-American ... 01/29/2015 - 11:05 pm | View Website
Miami Football: Players to Watch in High School All ... The Miami Hurricanes' offseason begins with a kickoff of another variety —high school all-star games. A few handfuls of prospects Miami coaches have ... 01/29/2015 - 5:22 pm | View Website
Jim Gibbons (U.S. politician) James Arthur "Jim" Gibbons (born December 16, 1944) is an American attorney, aviator, geologist, hydrologist and politician. He served as the 28th Governor of the U.S ... 01/29/2015 - 3:45 am | View Website
Sheldon Adelson Casino king Sheldon Adelson spent $100 million trying to put a Republican in the White House in 2012 and is already shaping up to be a power player again in 2016. 01/26/2015 - 9:54 am | View Website
Sheldon Adelson Sheldon Gary Adelson (born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las ... 01/21/2015 - 3:01 pm | View Website
GUSTINE, Texas A group of students at an elementary school in Texas were apparently asked to lower their pants for a poop inspection on Monday. School educators told two dozen students they were regularly finding feces on the gym floor. The students were then separated into groups of boys and girls and ordered to pull down their pants so administrators could check if they could find anything. Maria Medina, whose 11-year-old daughter was searched, said her daughters privacy was violated.
Tulsa-based drilling rig maker and operator Helmerich & Payne Inc. expects to lay off 2,000 employees companywide, it announced Thursday during a conference call. The cuts, which are already beginning, are spurred by a reduction in rig use due to falling crude oil prices, CEO John Lindsay said during the earning call with analysts.
K Kaufmann wrote a book called The Abortion Resource Handbook, which is meant to guide women through their abortion decisions. It is aimed specifically toward women considering abortion. To put it mildly, the book takes a pro-choice position. In one passage, the author encourages teens not to tell their parents: However sad or angry you feel right now, keep in mind that not involving a parent is often a sign of maturity that you are able to make and take responsibility for your own decisions.
HOUSTON ConocoPhillips has told its employees layoffs could be on the way, as the independent producer looks to reign in spending amid lower crude prices. The layoffs and an accompanying pay freeze will supplement cost-control steps the Houston company has already taken, such as slashing its exploration and production budget, Daren Beaudo, a spokesman for ConocoPhillips, said in an emailed statement.
Santa Ana police are investigating the death of a 40-year -old transgender woman who attended a silicone injection party in December. KNX 1070s Mike Landa reports the woman is believed to be the latest victim in a nationwide trend of transgender women who want to look more feminine by getting injected with industrial-type silicone through cattle syringes.
Cameras rolled as armed police stormed the studio to arrest the suspect Footage of the dramatic stand-off and arrest are then broadcast on TV Gunman had earlier entered the building claiming to be a secret agent Suspect believed to be 19-year-old chemistry student from Netherlands He is not believed to be linked to Islamic extremism