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Queens Woman Claims She Was Cheated Out of $42 Million Casino Jackpot

Patch reached out to Resorts World Casino, which defended its claim in a lengthy email. "Machine malfunctions are rare, and we would like to extend our apologies to Ms Bookman for any inconvenience this may have caused". Immediately after the incident, the machine she had played was removed from the casino floor and taken to be repaired. A steak dinner in the place of $43 million.

Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

Why has no one mentioned the background of the Dakota pipeline news? It will skirt the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation that straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border. In turn, when asked about the highly militarized policing of protests, in particular, the footage depicting police firing rubber bullets at protesters, he said, "It's a challenging situation".

BOJ maintains policy stance, yield curve control

But it also warned that risks to the outlook were skewed to the downside and that price momentum was weakening, an unusually bleak assessment that underscored its waning conviction of achieving the elusive inflation target. Analysts had not expected a back-to-back policy move after the BoJ switched its policy target to controlling interest rates from the pace of money printing in September, Reuters reported.

FY2016 Earnings Estimate for Marathon Petroleum Corp. Issued By Jefferies Group (MPC)

The company's past year sales total was 1.32 Billion. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. Meyer Handelman Company holds 0.33% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) for 492,626 shares.

China to showcase J-20 fighter jet at air show

Beijing is seeking to modernise and upgrade its military both to protect its borders and project power into regions such as the South China Sea, a resource-rich waterway where it has disputes with several neighbours. Little has been revealed about the craft but some analysts believe China still lags behind its western competitors and is especially struggling with developing advanced jet engines.

Stocks Movement Analysis: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)

Price Potential: Even though the stock has posted -3.07% fall in value, its new closing price reflects a -7.43% fall in value from company's one year high of $4.44. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.03 earnings per share. This firm now has YTD (year to date) performance of 0.98 Percent which is awesome.

LaGuardia runways reopen after Pence plane slide

The New York-area's three major airports are among the airports with them. He said investigators will interview the flight crew and the crews of other flights that landed on the runway successfully to determine "what was different about this particular flight".

Boeing 747 jet gets a lift from UPS 14-plane order

Offering freighter solutions to the cargo operators, the 747-8 aircraft enables 16% more revenue cargo volume than Boeing 747-400F aircraft, and reduces noise around an airport by 30% compared with its predecessor. Abney said that the new bigger aircraft were needed to handle the demand on its busiest routes between Asia and Europe, plus between the US and Asia, freeing planes up for routes that are growing elsewhere.

North Dakota police move to clear pipeline protesters

Yellow Fat, the Standing Rock Tribal Council member, said he had been trying to keep people on the front line under control when he was pepper sprayed. The prayers of passionate protesters fell on deaf ears as officers pushed activists back and construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline resumed. Native Americans have said the pipeline will desecrate sacred land and damage the environment.

India 'Celebrated Choti Diwali' After Surgical Strikes, Says PM Modi

Modi also said some parties are supporting triple talaq playing the politics of appeasement, but the practice stops women to get equal rights. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reached out to the women of Uttar Pradesh. "We have enacted a comprehensive Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, implemented the National Company Law Tribunals, established a statutory Monetary Policy Committee and effected a merger of the commodities and securities market", he told the gathering which ...

5 heavy Manchester United losses in the Premier League

Now of Manchester United, the "Special One" - as he so confidently dubbed himself during his first spell at Chelsea - makes his eagerly awaited return to Stamford Bridge today for the first time in charge of a different club. "There will be some hatred there, I think", said one punter. "When mistakes are individual it is hard for the manager and the players, they know the mistakes that were made".

The Social Security COLA Increase for 2017 Is Out - and It's Paltry

Checks to the more than 65 million Americans who depend on the funds will increase by just 0.3 percent in 2017. More than 60 million people receiving Social Security benefits will notice the small increases in January and the 8 million people receiving supplemental benefits will see a bump at the end of the year.

NY poised to crack down on illegal Airbnb rentals

Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation on Friday that makes it illegal to advertise short-term rentals. In New York City, the state Attorney General found that, between 2010 and 2014, more than 300,000 Airbnb reservations violated the law, representing about $304 million in booking revenue, with about $40 million of that going to Airbnb.

'Trendy' caramel-filled M&Ms to hit the shelves come spring

Aptly called M&M's Caramel , the new candies will have a soft gooey center of caramel, covered in chocolate which will in turn be covered in the traditional crunchy M&M shell. Izzo's team worked with engineers and product development scientists to design and develop machinery to fill the M&M's with caramel . Are you excited to try the new flavor? The original milk chocolate M&M's debuted in 1941.

Crown given no details about Chinese raids

Analysts linked the raids to a broader Chinese government crackdown on corruption which has hit Macau gaming revenues. China is reportedly preparing to charge the 18 Crown Resorts employees detained in that country with serious gaming offences.

Chinese authorities arrest 18 Crown Resort employees for alleged gambling recruitment activities

It is industry practice for so-called marketing agents of Crown and foreign casinos to provide high-value gamblers with free accommodation and travel, as well as providing revolving credit when players lose their initial stake while at their casinos.

Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower

Bank stocks were shaken Thursday after a steep drop in China's exports made investors worry again about the health of the world's second-largest economy. Kohl's lost $1.42, or 3.1 per cent, to $43.70 and Macy's fell $1.30, or 3.5 per cent, to $35.50. Imports rose 2.2 percent to 945 billion yuan, compared to the jump of 10.8 percent a month earlier, said the General Administration of Customs.

Clinton Campaign Says Trump's Losses Equal Nearly 60000 Mainers' Income Tax Payments

He said that Trump's first wife, Ivana, was more engaged in the tax preparation than Trump was. A new presidential poll released Tuesday by Middle Tennessee State University shows Republican candidate Donald Trump with a commanding 12 point lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton among likely Tennessee voters.

Brexit: US banks are planning exodus from the UK, French minister says

He said: " The only real alternative to a hard Brexit is no Brexit, even if today hardly anyone believes in such a possibility ". Sterling was near a record low in trade-weighted terms on Thursday as focus turned to the High Court which will hear a legal bid to force the British government to seek parliamentary approval to trigger the formal Brexit process.

General Electric's (GE) "Market Perform" Rating Reaffirmed at Sanford C. Bernstein

The stock's market capitalization is 258.98B. Other Hedge Funds, Including, Culbertson A N Co Inc boosted its stake in GE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,907 additional shares and now holds a total of 182,330 shares of General Electric Company which is valued at $5,272,984.