October 14, 2019

She Is Royal: Miss Universe Jamaica Davina Bennet returns to Royal welcome

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From Jamaica Gleaner Miss Universe Jamaica 2017, Davina Bennett, made Jamaica proud when she placed third in the Miss Universe Pageant which took place Sunday (3) in Las Vegas. The Jamaican queen went against the status quo and created history by being the first contestant to make it so far in the competition with an […]

Watch Carrie Underwood’s moving tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

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BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable Carrie Underwood delivered a moving tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas shooting at this year’s Country Music Awards. Underwood was co-hosting the awards on Wednesday night, and took to the stage to perform the song, “Come Home,” while images of those killed in the Oct. 1 shooting were […]

JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse support Golden Entertainment acquisition of American Casino & Entertainment Properties

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From ABL Advisor Golden Entertainment Inc. announced that it completed its previously announced acquisition of American Casino & Entertainment Properties LLC, for $850 million from Whitehall Street Real Estate Partners 2007 in a cash and stock transaction. The acquisition of American Casino & Entertainment Properties LLC brings to Golden Entertainment three properties in Las Vegas […]

Why restoring morale is important to mental health in difficult times

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By Joan Cook, The Conversation From business Insider The term demoralization was originally coined in the 1970s by a psychiatrist who was seeing patients that didn’t quite meet full criteria for major depression. Nonetheless, they were suffering – in a shared state of emotional distress and sense of incompetence. For many Americans, we are experiencing this now […]

Another headache for Google as YouTube now promotes Las Vegas conspiracy theories

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BY GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE From Mashable In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, Google’s algorithm was under fire for purportedly promoting conspiracy theories that flourished on 4chan’s controversial /pol/ channel. But now Google has another headache from what is arguably the biggest thorn in its side as far as conspiracy theories are concerned: YouTube. A […]

Las Vegas massacre sniper filmed himself shooting during carnage

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By Mark Swanson From Newsmax Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock set up a camera inside his hotel room to capture his deadly shooting rampage — and other surveillance in the hallway to alert him as cops closed in on him, according to reports by ABC News and The New York Post. The shooter had at […]

Goldman family resumes pursuit of a freed OJ Simpson

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By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax The Goldman family has resumed its pursuit of a now-free O.J. Simpson with renewed efforts to collect on at least $33.5 million in a civil jury verdict awarded against the former football player following the deaths of Ronald Goldman along with Simpson’s estranged wife a decade ago. Simpson was acquitted […]

Destination of the week

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Italy is the top luxury destination for Australian travellers From Business Insider Australia Australians travellers are loving Europe, especially Italy. While it’s not that surprising considering a European backpacking trip is a pilgrimage for many Australian school leavers, this trend is based around the high-end, luxury travel segment, which you’d expect exotic, remote locations such […]

Safe-cracking robot proves nothing is secure

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BY JACK MORSE From Mashable If hackers want what’s on your computer, chances are they can find a way to get it. But what about your non-digital goods? Like, the ones you keep in a safe at home? Turns out those aren’t that secure, either. This was made abundantly clear at the 25th annual DEF […]

1,300 contained at Las Vegas school after mercury found

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From Wn.com Authorities held 1,300 students, teachers, and first responders beginning on Wednesday for testing by the Environmental Protect Agency after a small amount of mercury was found, according to The Associated Press. Hundreds of parents waited outside after students were held for up to 17 hours to screen for neurotoxin exposure after a student […]