October 17, 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 […]

MGM resorts suffers backlash after suing shooting victims

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By Christopher Palmeri and Chris Dolmetsch Lawyers, PR experts question wisdom of casino maneuver ‘Rare to see a major brand blisteringly bury itself alive’ It took just minutes for the hashtag #BoycottMGMResorts to appear on Twitter, and for people to declare they would no longer patronize the largest casino owner on the Las Vegas Strip. […]

The Brazilian bus magnate who’s buying up all the World’s vinyl records

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By Monte Ree From The New York Times Paul Mawhinney, a former music-store owner in Pittsburgh, spent more than 40 years amassing a collection of some three million LPs and 45s, many of them bargain-bin rejects that had been thoroughly forgotten. The world’s indifference, he believed, made even the most neglected records precious: music that […]