October 21, 2019

MGM might pay $800m in Las Vegas shooting settlement

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From Aljazeera US hotel owner sued by thousands for failing to protect them during mass shooting that killed 58 and wounded hundreds. Casino giant MGM Resorts has told regulators in the United States it may pay up to $800m to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas – the deadliest in the country’s modern […]

Royal Caribbean cruise ship hosting the ultimate Elvis Cruise

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By Ben Souza From Cruise Fever In 2020, a special cruise to celebrate the 85th birthday of Elvis will take place on Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas. This is your chance to re-live the man, the music, the legend. This Cruising with the King will take place on an eight night cruise to the […]

Stage set for 2019 CONCACAF Nations League Draw

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All 41 Concacaf Member Association will learn their group stage opponents at the gala event in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 27 Miami (Monday, March 25, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the participating teams for Leagues A, B and C of the 2019 Concacaf Nations […]

Gadgets of the week

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CES 2019: In pictures By Mat Smith From engadget Between the TVs and the self-driving cars. As we wrap up our reportage from this weeks Vegas showcase. According to CES, roughly 180,000 attendees hit the halls. In the thick of it all was photographer Will Lipman and our team of editors. Here, we try to […]

Comfort Dogs provide hugs to help Thousand Oaks Heal

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By: Laura Goldman From Care2 They provided furry consolation after the shooting massacres in Newtown, Orlando and Las Vegas, and now comfort dogs have flown in from around the country to Thousand Oaks, Calif., to hug people suffering from a tragic double whammy. They provided furry consolation after the shooting massacres in Newtown, Orlando and […]

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Accuser ‘got courage from #MeToo’

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From BBC Kathryn Mayorga, the former teacher who has accused footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009, was inspired to speak out by the #MeToo movement, her lawyer has said. “The MeToo movement and the women who have stood up and disclosed sexual assaults has given Kathryn a lot of courage,” Leslie Stovall said. […]

‘Old Man’ from ‘Pawn Stars’ cuts son out of his will

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By Francesca Bacardi From Page Six Richard Harrison may have loved his sons equally, but he won’t be paying them all. “Old Man” Harrison of “Pawn Stars” fame put his son Rick, who also appeared on the show, in charge of his estate, but cut his son Christopher out of his will entirely, The Blast […]

Trump touts increased background checks, moves to ban ‘bump stocks’ on assault rifles

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose rules that would ban bump stocks, saying that “I expect that these critical regulations will be finalized very soon.” “Just a few moments ago, I signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to propose regulations […]

Showcasing weed tech

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The challenge of showcasing weed tech at CES By Chris Ip From engadget Even though marijuana is now legal in Las Vegas. There was, as expected, a thin scent of weed in Roger Volodarsky’s 28th-floor Mirage hotel suite as the Puffco CEO and founder demonstrated his latest product. It was 11:30 PM the night before […]

Elton John ‘to go out with a bang’ on final world tour

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By Mark Savage From BBC Sir Elton John has announced he will stop touring in order to prioritise his family. Speaking in New York, the star said he would say goodbye to fans with a series of 300 dates spanning three years. “I always thought I was going to be like Ray Charles, BB King […]