WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 11:51, 08/14/2019

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible'

A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, ...

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible'

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Nearing retirement? This checklist can help make sure you're financially ready Regardless of what the next phase of your life looks like, there are some financial aspects you should consider now to help the transition go smoothly....
17:34, 07/05/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
02:34, 06/03/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Money: Best way to make money, chips in the GTA Online Diamond Casino? GTA Online just released a new update with the Diamond Casino. So if you're looking to strike it rich, this guide will tell you how to make as much money as possible in the new Grand Theft Auto Diamond Casino & Resort....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Macau casino revenue hits 5-month high in May Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a five-month high in May, although softer demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's No.2 economy and a Sino-U.S. trade war continued to keep a lid on gains....
09:00, 06/01/2019

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt....
11:17, 05/26/2019

Australia to Probe Casino Operator Crown's Chinese High Rollers, Visa Deals Australia will investigate allegations that some of casino company Crown Resorts’ business partners have organized-crime links, and that it obtained favorable visa treatment for wealthy Chinese gamblers....
14:51, 07/30/2019

Beyond free Wi-Fi: Offbeat hotel perks that make resort fees a little more tolerable To stand-out, and in many cases, justify, the sometimes hefty "resort" or "convenience" fees many hotels now tag onto bills, guests are being offered more offbeat and intriguing perks....
17:17, 07/04/2019

Make graduates pay back tuition fees for 40 years, Theresa May told Tuition fees in England should be reduced to £7,500 a year and maintenance grants reintroduced - but graduates should pay back their loans for 40 years, the government has been told....
03:51, 05/30/2019

Wealthy New Yorkers are ditching city’s high taxes for Miami Call it fight and flight. Affluent New Yorkers, financially distressed by recent changes to the nation’s tax laws, are bucking the Big Apple’s high costs and heading for an economic paradise — Florida’s Miami-Dade County area. The famed resort is luring the disgruntled urbanites with the prospect of...
00:00, 07/22/2019

Verizon avoided a decade’s worth of taxes—a new law could make it pay up Enlarge / A Verizon logo at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Getty Images | David Ramos) Verizon has avoided paying local taxes on telecom equipment in many New Jersey municipalities over the past decade, but a proposed state law would force the co...
23:17, 06/04/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
09:51, 04/30/2019

Foreign Investors' Lobby Group Asks Government To Reconsider High Taxes About 40 per cent of roughly 9,400 FPIs investing in India are registered as trusts, according to tax experts, while the rest are registered as corporates....
23:51, 07/12/2019

Liverpool and City make X-rated fees normal in scary pursuit of perfection | Paul Wilson Reds were ahead of the curve with £75m Virgil van Dijk transfer but champions could trump that for Harry Maguire as a duopoly emerges in the Premier LeagueThere are weeks of the transfer window still to go, an opportunity to keep spending money stretching ahead of Premier League clubs like the seemi...
17:17, 06/22/2019

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
19:34, 07/01/2019

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so male-dominated for so long,” said Silver last month...
15:34, 06/05/2019

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln Ave.), and we think it w...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a lot of us would do in that situation, namely tell...
19:17, 06/20/2019

Review: Deep Dish Pizzas At UNO Chicago Bar & Grill Are Sure To Make You Crave For More Boasting of freshest ingredients and artisanal craft quality of food and beverages, the restaurant claims to have invented deep dish pizzas, which also happen to be one of the most iconic dishes on......
10:34, 08/09/2019

Chicago High School Reprints Yearbooks Due to Students Making One Too Many White Nationalist Hand Gestures If you’re one of the lucky souls who purchased an original printing of the 2018-2019 Oak Park and River Forest High School yearbook you’ve been treated to as many as 18 photographs featuring hand gestures associated with white nationalism. Because kids say do the darnedest things....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Rolling Stones make triumphant return to the stage in Chicago following Mick Jagger's surgery The Stones kicked off the "No Filter" tour at Soldier Field in Chicago Friday, the first show after Mick Jagger's reported heart surgery this spring.        ...
17:34, 06/22/2019

How to Financially Plan for Having Kids If you’ve ever thought about having kids, I’m sure nothing you read and no one you talked to about it promised you it would be cheap. Quick reminder: It costs an estimated $233,610 to raise a child through age 17, according to government data....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Should I lend money to my financially frivolous boyfriend? I am saving to buy a house, but he still wants me to help him out until payday. What should I do?My boyfriend and I are in our mid-20s. We’re in full-time employment and live separately. We each earn a modest amount, with him about a grade higher than me. We have very different views on money. I’m f...
02:17, 08/03/2019

Teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from parents by 30: Survey More than 30% of teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from their parents by 30, according to a new study from Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank....
23:51, 04/29/2019

Parents, children disagree on when they'll be financially independent A recent survey identifies the key points at which young adults should hit key financial milestones. For many, those pressures can contribute to a quarter-life crisis....
21:17, 07/22/2019

Divorce: How to stay financially secure when you're splitting up Divorce can be a real threat to your personal finances. Here's how to come away with your finances intact after you go your separate ways.       ...
21:34, 08/07/2019

42% of parents admit they weren't financially ready to have a child 42% of parents admitted that they weren't financially prepared to have a child in a recent Policygenius survey.       ...
14:35, 08/11/2019

High-Protein Diet: Here's How You Can Make Omelette In A Mug (Recipe Inside) Protein Rich Breakfast: Weight Loss: Here, we help you with a great recipe of a weight-loss-friendly breakfast dish made with eggs, omelette in a mug! Yes, we are serious!...
12:51, 08/04/2019

Why Oculus Quest’s high prices might make me return my headset Oculus nailed so many details of its Quest hardware and OS, but high software pricing and multiple batteries to drain are making me reconsider my purchase.Read More...
20:17, 05/29/2019

The PS5’s high-speed SSD might make loading screens a thing of the past Sony won’t announce the PlayStation 5 anytime soon, but that isn’t stopping the company from teasing its next-generation console. Sony’s lead architect Mark Cerny revealed in an interview last month a few details about the unreleased console, and AMD announced a few days ago that i...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Apple wants to make high-end computers in U.S., needs tariff relief - Cook Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook on Tuesday said that the desire to keep Mac Pro computer production in United States was behind the company's recent request for tariff exclusions....
11:51, 07/31/2019

Apple Wants to Make High-End Computers in US, Needs Tariff Relief: Cook Cook on Tuesday said that the desire to keep Mac Pro computer production in United States was behind the company's recent request for tariff exclusions....
09:51, 07/31/2019

Canadians are paying sky-high prices for flights – and merger could make it worse Air Canada’s planned C$520m purchase of Air Transat could be bad news for passengers who already pay double what Americans doFor most Canadians, flying from one corner of their country to the other can be a pricey endeavour – so expensive, in fact, that they could fly to Europe or Asia for nearly th...
12:34, 06/29/2019

High-Protein Recipes: How To Make Different Types Of Mutton Kofta At Home There are endless ways you can make mutton koftas and churn out a new dish every time. If you are a mutton fan, then these recipes will help you relish your favourite dish in different styles...
11:17, 06/14/2019

Work stress and lack of sleep can make high blood pressure even deadlier People with high blood pressure who suffer from a combination of work stress and impaired sleep are three times as likely as those with no work stress and non-impaired sleep to die from cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in the peer-reviewed European Journal of Preventive Ca...
15:34, 05/02/2019

A high school in Ohio says it's doing away with valedictorians to make mental health a priority — and experts think its a game-changing policy Google Maps Mason High School in Mason City, Ohio, has decided to stop awarding students the titles of valedictorian or salutatorian, officials said in a press release. Instead, they will be moving to the Latin honors system where students can graduate with summa cum laude, magna cum laude, or cum ...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Floyd Mayweather taunts Manny Pacquiao after rematch call-out: 'I beat you mentally, physically and financially' Floyd Mayweather Jr has hit back at Manny Pacquiao after his long-time rival fanned the flames of latest speculation over a high-profile rematch between the two superstars....
11:17, 07/24/2019

High-Protein Diet: How To Make Your Besan Cheela Protein-Rich Of all the healthy, easy-to-make breakfast dishes, cheela is an all-time winner. It is nutritious, delicious and light on the stomach, and can be made in a jiffy....
15:00, 06/19/2019

High-Protein Diet: Make Natural Whey Protein At Home For A Healthy Body High-Protein Diet: Homemade whey protein can keep well in the refrigerator for 3-4 months. It would be free of any preservatives or artificial additives....
20:51, 07/27/2019

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18:51, 05/29/2019

The New Fight Over 401(k) Fees Investors have saved big as fees have fallen in many retirement plans. But recent lawsuits have claimed some financial-services companies have sought new revenue beyond administrative fees, sometimes at consumers’ expense....
15:00, 05/08/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Overdraft Fees Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown are reintroducing a 2018 bill to put an end to banking overdraft fees, Vox reported this week. The Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act would prohibit banks from imposing overdraft fees on debit transactions and from charging insufficient fund fees at ATMs. Check-ba...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the vacant and unused casino is being updated, and, according to data miners, more changes are coming....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Macau casino revenues up 5.9% in June Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau rose 5.9% in June year on year, as sentiment to gamble saw an uptick in the world's largest gambling hub....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Pushing back against hidden fees (NBC New) When Consumer Reports recently asked for opinions on hidden fees, they got an earful. “Ninety-six percent said they were annoyed with hidden fees they experienced in their lives,” says Consumer Reports’ Anna Laitin. Those included fees added when people bought plane or co...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Destination fees on cars are way up: Here’s why Destination fees on three top-selling vehicles – the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-Series and Ram pickup – are more than $1,500 apiece.       ...
08:51, 07/29/2019

Be sure to know the rules — and fees — for the homeowner association before you buy Condo and homeowner associations have what are called “covenants, conditions and restrictions," or CC&Rs. Buyers have three to five days to review the HOA and condo documents provided by home sellers....
18:17, 07/29/2019

These U.S. Airlines Charge the Most in Baggage Fees According to a new report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. airlines brought in roughly $4.9 billion—yes, billion—in baggage fees last year. This is up from $4.6 billion in 2017....
17:51, 05/08/2019

GTA Online’s New Casino Won’t Let Players In Some Countries Gamble The most recent Grand Theft Auto Online update added a large new casino into the game, allowing players to buy chips, gamble and win big or lose everything. This casino has been teased in GTA Online for years, and many players were excited to jump online and finally play some blackjack with all the ...
00:51, 07/25/2019

GTA Online's New Casino Is Great Even If You Aren't Rich Grand Theft Auto Online’s casino update went live today. The Diamond Casino & Resort update adds a large list of new content, including new missions, cars, clothing options, and activities, making it one of the largest updates in GTA Online in some time. Players worried about how pricey this upd...
02:00, 07/24/2019

The Complicated Story Behind Trump’s Casino Tweet On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump shot off a tweet that knocked a proposal he characterized as “a special interest casino Bill.”...
06:34, 05/09/2019

New Jersey may let Golden Nugget casino take some NBA bets ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering loosening their sports betting restrictions to allow the owner of the Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association teams. Texas billionaire Tilman Fertitta owns the casino and also owns the NBA’s Hou...
02:34, 06/19/2019

How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25 When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Check Rental Car Fees After You've Made a Reservation Should I buy insurance? Should I get a sports car? Am I actually getting the best rate? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, it’s likely because you’ve dealt with the existential crisis brought on by rental car websites....
17:34, 05/09/2019

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service, was charging restaurants in the Big Apple and el...
23:51, 07/14/2019

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of the advertised price....
00:17, 07/10/2019

Grubhub execs grilled over bogus fees Grubhub drew snickers and guffaws at a City Council hearing Thursday as its executives attempted to defend the company — for the first time — against allegations that it has been overcharging its restaurant customers for years. A senior executive for the Chicago company told the New York City Counci...
08:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. SEC tells exchanges to better justify the fees they charge The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has told equities exchanges they must clearly describe and justify how they set their fees, including how they charge for market data and connectivity, potentially limiting future revenue growth....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Los Angeles County to increase fees for beachgoers Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to approve a series of fee increases Tuesday across several popular beaches in order to attempt to reduce what officials describe as a large deficit in beach services. ...
14:51, 07/23/2019

How to Check Resort Fees at Major Hotels When you find a particularly fantastic deal for a hotel stay at a beach town, you might see the rate skyrocket when you agree to book—these are “resort fees.”...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Getting Drunk In GTA Online's Casino Unlocks A New Secret Mission The recently added casino in Grand Theft Auto Online has become a popular spot for players and has led to GTA Online reaching its highest number of active players since launch. But while the slot machines and card games are a big draw, there is a secret hidden in the casino for those willing to get ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo not affected by Casino's Latam rethink -CEO A review of strategic options in Latin America announced by France's Casino should not affect Brazilian subsidiary GPA's plan to sell its stake in retailer Via Varejo, Chief Executive Peter Estermann said on Thursday....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino BOSTON (AP) — Two major casino operators are in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast. Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts may reach a deal to sell Wynn’s Boston Harbor casino complex to MGM. This comes as Wynn is about to open the Everett, Massachus...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the nine casinos saw their gross operating profit decline by nearly 30% in the first quarter...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese high-rollers and tourists....
17:51, 05/06/2019

Man pleads guilty to decapitating Montana casino patron BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of two men charged with decapitating a casino patron has pleaded guilty. The Billings Gazette reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Glen Haverty pleaded guilty Monday. Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia casino fined for serving 17 drinks to gambler PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A casino in Philadelphia that served a gambler 17 free drinks over an eight-hour period has been fined $17,500. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports state regulators imposed the fine Wednesday on the SugarHouse Casino over the September incident. Officials say the pa...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Glitzy casino opens on industrial waterfront. Will it work? EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Encore Boston Harbor is opening after months of turmoil and uncertainty. The $2.6 billion Wynn resort opening June 23 has transformed a contaminated property into a waterfront attraction. Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria hopes the project can also turn around his city’s indust...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Eldorado Resorts to Buy Caesars in $8.58 Billion Casino Deal Eldorado Resorts agreed to acquire Caesars Entertainment in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $8.58 billion, in a move that would create one of the largest gambling companies in the U.S....
14:34, 06/24/2019

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cities....
21:34, 05/29/2019

76ers' Simmons felt 'singled out' entering casino Ben Simmons said he posted a video on social media because he felt "singled out" after being asked for ID at a casino in Australia. The casino said it does routine ID checks on anybody who appears to be younger than 25....
02:34, 08/07/2019

Gamblers lucky to be alive after casino roof collapse Nearly a dozen people were injured Monday when the roof of Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, California, reportedly caved in on them. The collapse occurred around 10:15 a.m. and affected a small portion of the roof — in an area where two large commercial air conditioners are lo...
15:51, 07/16/2019

Ben Simmons in heated racial profiling dispute with casino 76ers star Ben Simmons is accusing an Australian casino of racial profiling, following claims that he and his friends were denied entry into the establishment Monday. Simmons, who was raised in Australia, took the social media route to charge Melbourne’s Crown Casino with discrimination, sayin...
22:00, 08/06/2019

‘GTA: Online’ opens the doors to The Diamond Casino & Resort The wait is over for GTA: Online's long-rumored "Vinewood Casino." The Diamond Casino & Resort opened its doors today. The "sprawling entertainment and luxury living complex" offers plenty to bet on, including roulette, blackjack and three card p......
20:51, 07/23/2019

Florida bill mandates felons pay all fees before voting TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Most Florida felons will have their voting rights restored under a bill the state Senate passed Thursday to implement a constitutional amendment approved by voters, though it won’t just be a matter of walking out of prison and being able to register. The bill will require t...
07:00, 05/03/2019

E-ZPass scofflaw whines about $62,000 owed in penalties and fees Dear John: I was recently contacted by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority’s E-ZPass division because of tolls that I owe. I’m not disputing the $4,000 in tolls I owe. I’m complaining about the $62,000 it says I owe in penalties and fees. That’s ridiculous. It said I can settle up at a discou...
20:17, 08/04/2019

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food companies from charging more than 10% commission f...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
04:51, 07/10/2019

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience" of driving a rental vehicle on a tolled road. Here's what to know before you go....
16:17, 07/07/2019

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Banks could reap $100 million in fees from LSE-Refinitiv deal A pool of ten investment banks working on the London Stock Exchange Group's $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv could reap advisory fees of up to $100 million, according to industry estimates....
23:17, 08/01/2019

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
16:00, 06/23/2019

Ticketmaster to pay $4.5M for charging extra fees on event tickets The Competition Bureau says Ticketmaster L.L.C., TNow Entertainment Group Inc. and Ticketmaster Canada LP will pay a $4-million penalty and $500,000 for the costs of the investigation....
06:34, 06/28/2019

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.       ...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
20:51, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Casino says Rallye has not lost control over the French retailer French retailer Casino said on Friday that the filing of its parent company for protection from creditors had no impact on the execution of its strategy and said the majority shareholder remained in control....
09:51, 05/24/2019

NBA star Ben Simmons implies he was racially profiled at Melbourne casino Guard believes he and friends were ‘singled out’ by securityStar was born in Melbourne to African American fatherAustralian NBA star Ben Simmons has implied that he had been racially profiled by security staff at a Melbourne casino by saying he and his friends felt “singled out”.Simmons posted a vid...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino is finally making money ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino says it will finally turn a profit after months in the red. The Ocean Casino Resort says it has greatly reduced its debt and will return to profitability in May. A new marketing plan and more deals for customers have helped inc...
17:17, 05/05/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bets the house on a broadly comic casino riff Has Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ever done an episode as purely goofy as this? Sure, there have been some lighthearted outings, like season four’s “Hot Potato Soup” and its Koenig brothers silliness, but that was deep into a season already marked with severe emotional beats. We’re still feeling o...
06:17, 05/25/2019

Wynn receives key approvals for Boston-area casino opening BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators have given Wynn Resorts key approvals for opening its nearly $3 billion Boston-area casino. The state’s Gaming Commission on Wednesday authorized Wynn to conduct three trial gambling days next week after commission staff inspected Encore Boston H...
02:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-bln Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
02:34, 05/18/2019

Push to build casino spurs tribal land fight As a South Carolina tribe works to build a new casino across the state line, North Carolina’s only federally recognized American Indian tribe protests their right to the land they hope to build on. (June 26)        ...
08:17, 06/26/2019

GTA Online's Casino Will Have Horse Racing, Private Arcades, And Penthouses GTA Online’s casino update launches July 23. The update is about the opening of the Diamond Casino & Resort in Los Santos. Rockstar has revealed more information about the long-teased update via a separate website, a first for GTA Online expansions. The update sounds ambitious and potentially ve...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Martha’s Vineyard tribe, town spar over casino construction BOSTON (AP) — Officials on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts are battling a Native American tribe’s efforts to build a casino on the famous resort island. Aquinnah town officials asked a Boston federal judge Friday to require the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe to apply for a town building per...
19:51, 05/31/2019

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on hot dogs and sipped spiked seltzers as they plunked ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

76ers' Ben Simmons says he felt 'singled out' by security at Australian casino Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons said he felt "singled out" after he and two black friends were asked for identification at an Australian casino....
01:00, 08/07/2019

A round of mergers and takeovers may be coming to the casino sector, investor says There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment advisor at financial services company, Shaw and Partners....
09:51, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Casino says Rallye has not lost control over the French retailer French retailer Casino said on Friday that the filing of its parent company for protection from creditors had no impact on the execution of its strategy and said the majority shareholder remained in control....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
06:51, 06/18/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment casino companies to merge Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced a merger on Monday in a deal that brings together two large casino operators.       ...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Encore casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Mom left her son at McDonald's for hours so she could go to a casino, police report says A McDonald's employee called police after noticing a "dirty and disheveled" child dropped off and left unattended. Stacy Lee Rupp was later arrested.        ...
00:34, 06/25/2019

Land-Based Casino Rebranded As Caesars Southern Indiana ELIZABETH, Ind. (AP) — Caesar Entertainment’s Horseshoe Southern Indiana land-based casino that’s currently under construction is being rebranded as Caesars Southern Indiana. Officials on Wednesday said that progress is being made on the $85 million project to create a 100,000-square-foo...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Democratic former Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adelson, a known supporter of and donor to President Trump. “I think I’m doing what more Americans need to do right now. Mr. Adelson has a First Amendment ...
22:17, 07/15/2019

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hustler - not a secret CIA informant....
11:51, 06/13/2019

Bally’s bad hand: Caesars-Eldorado deal might doom casino The pending marriage of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment may spell the end for 40-year-old Bally’s in Atlantic City. Eldorado’s $8.5 billion acquisition of Caesars will give the combined company four of Atlantic City’s nine casinos, including Tropicana, Caesars, Harrah’s and Bally’s. New J...
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City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
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Booking.com Takes a Slice of Hotels' Lucrative Resort Fees Resort fees are becoming so ubiquitous that some online travel sites are looking to cash in on them. Booking.com has told its hotel partners in the U.S. that it would begin collecting a 15% commission on resort fees in addition to the 15% it currently collects on the room rate....
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UPDATE 1-CME earnings top estimates, helped by market data fees CME Group Inc, one of the world's largest exchange operators, on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected first quarter earnings, as higher market data revenues helped offset lower trading volumes....
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‘This is a real problem’: Feds probing bogus Grubhub fees Grubhub may soon be getting an unwelcome order — from the federal government. The Small Business Administration, a US agency that guarantees loans to mom-and-pop businesses, is probing how the online delivery giant has charged restaurants thousands of dollars in bogus fees for phone orders that neve...
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Brazil's BTG Pactual posts higher profit as fees increased Latin America's largest investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA posted a 9.2 percent rise in first-quarter recurring profit on Thursday, as fees in investment banking and asset management increased....
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SIAM Opposes Proposed Hike In Vehicle Registration Fees The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has raised concerns over the recently draft notification to increase registration charges on vehicls. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways......
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NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotech IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq, the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the exchanges....
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Georgia agency raising Jekyll Island parking fees by $2 JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The agency that manages Jekyll Island on the Georgia coast is raising parking fees at the state park by $2. That means beginning July 1 it will cost $8 to drive a vehicle onto the island state park. The Jekyll Island Authority’s governing board approved the fee increa...
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UPDATE 2-BlackRock's profit hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
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Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
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President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is directing his attorney general and acting homeland sec...
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EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
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Save on Airline Booking Fees by Buying Your Ticket at the Airport Buying airfare at the airport is, at best, a relic of our past, like getting dressed up to fly or smoking while at cruising altitude. At worst, it’s a great way to get yourself into the special screening line at security. But Melissa Yeager of the Arizona Republic found that if you’re patient and li...
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Do you pay 401(k) fees? Here’s what the average American loses on retirement savings Employer-sponsored 401(k) plans are one of the best retirement savings tools. Here’s what the average American typically pays.       ...
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What It's Like to Pay 50% of Your Income in Taxes The average Dane pays nearly half of their income in taxes—the third highest in the world. That seems incredible to most Americans, who pay, on average, 25.6% of their income to taxes. Even more incredible: Danes don’t seem to mind—at least, that’s what you hear in the media. After all, their colleg...
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Does Amazon Really Pay No Taxes? Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon paid no 2018 federal taxes. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more intricate picture....
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Tribe’s push to build casino spurs Carolinas political fight CATAWBA INDIAN NATION, S.C. (AP) — Two of the Carolinas’ most prominent American Indian tribes are battling over geography and lucrative gambling turf. The Cherokee in North Carolina already have two casinos in the mountains and say their opponents should stay in their own state to the south. ...
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Macau's April casino revenue posts worst drop in nearly three years Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 8.3 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop since June 2016, due to tempered demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy....
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NASCAR at New Hampshire 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the 20th race in the Cup Series.       ...
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The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the market. Zolgensma is a one-off gene therapy treat...
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Russian boxer dies of injuries suffered in bout at Maryland casino The Russian-born fighter had been hospitalized since late Friday night after surgery for severe head trauma suffered in 11-round loss to Subriel Matias....
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Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. Some scammers are taking advantage of players’ excitement using fake online streams claiming to drop in-game money, sometimes in exchange for real mone...
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Russian Boxer, 28, Dies Of Injuries Suffered In Bout At Maryland Casino Maxim Dadashev had been hospitalized since late Friday night following surgery for massive head trauma from a loss to Subriel Matias in their 140-pound International Boxing Federation world title......
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Trump administration may overhaul rules limiting bank overdraft fees This comes at a time when Democrats in Congress are taking a closer look at the banking industry. Banks made more than $11.5 billion in overdraft fees last year....
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Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are unable to speak the deceased owner....
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Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entirely, inste......
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State liquor authority threatens delivery services over hefty fees Grubhub might have to swallow hard when it reads this new set of rules. The New York State Liquor Authority — a powerful agency that regulates restaurants serving alcohol statewide — is developing new rules that will significantly curb the stiff fees that can be charged by food-ordering companies li...
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Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over ca...
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Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
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Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound Gary Mendez to various pubs. Most other cabbies r...
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GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food ordering giant Grubhub’s olive branch to restaurants is getting chewed up and spit out. The Chicago-based company — which also owns delivery company Seamless — agreed Thursday to extend the refund window for restaurants that have paid thousands of dollars in fees tied to bogus telephone orders....
00:17, 08/02/2019

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own kids in jobs, a new state audit released Friday rev...
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Fox Corp beats quarterly profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
06:34, 08/08/2019

'Guatemala has not been good': Trump threatens tariffs, fees on migrant cash U.S. President Donald Trump said he is considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided not to ink a safe third country agreement that would have required the poor Central American country to take in more asylum seekers....
21:34, 07/23/2019

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
01:17, 06/07/2019

T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account T-Mobile is jumping into the banking business with a checking account that offers no fees, no minimums and up to 4% in interest.        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out of your life for good. You'll need to provide your bank account number and routing number in order t...
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DC AG says Marriott's resort fees are deceptive, sues hotel chain According to the lawsuit, Marriott doesn't include mandatory resort fees in the room rates it displays online up front.       ...
04:17, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-LendingClub beats profit estimates on higher transaction fees LendingClub Corp beat quarterly profit estimates on Tuesday, boosted by a rise in loan originations that helped the online-loan marketplace earn more in fees from processing transactions....
03:17, 05/08/2019

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Accordi......
23:51, 06/13/2019

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
19:34, 06/26/2019

BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
02:51, 07/20/2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe The European Union said on Monday that it has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
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Russia seizes 2,500 Bitmain cryptocurrency miners for dodging $1.2M in import fees Authorities seized a trove of over 2,000 illegally imported Bitmain ASIC cryptocurrency miners from a Russian mining operation earlier this month. The founder of mining firm Intelion Mining, Alexander Shashkov, said that armed customs agents raided his company’s offices in two Russian cities, CoinDe...
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June is ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’ at PACC, adoption fees waived TUCSON – Are you thinking about adopting a cat? Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center If so, you might want to stop by Pima Animal Care Center this June. The shelter says cats are free to adopt as part of their “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” event. On Tuesday, PACC reported they took in 124 pets –they say ...
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UPDATE 1-France's AMF watchdog suspects Muddy Waters of 'deception' on Casino -Le Monde France's AMF financial regulator suspects short-selling firm Muddy Waters of "deception" regarding supermarket retailer Casino whose shares have been hurt by Muddy Waters' negative comments, newspaper Le Monde reported on Thursday....
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GTA 5 Online Casino Update DLC won't release till July, but you can get a great deal TODAY GTA 5 Online fans might have been hoping for more info about the games next big expansion, but there's a great PS4 deal for anyone who is still yet to try the game....
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From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malaysian official....
04:34, 06/13/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in backing it....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant....
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Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa early Tuesday evening after apparently j...
17:34, 06/14/2019

Former B.C. casino supervisor blows whistle on when Macau-style money laundering may have exploded She didn’t know exactly what she was seeing, but one woman's documents appear to provide a view from the casino floor as frightened staff witnessed the arrival of casino gangs....
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Wynn Resorts Cleared to Open Casino as Massachusetts Levies $35 Million Fine Massachusetts gambling regulators said casino giant Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state, despite finding violations of state regulations stemming from the company’s handling of sexual-misconduct allegations against founder and former Chief Executive Steve Wynn....
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Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
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VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
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UPDATE 1-Washington, D.C. attorney general sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine said on Tuesday he has sued Marriott International Inc hotel chain for misleading consumers and allegedly collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in profit by charging hidden resort fees....
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UPDATE 3-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
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New report finds NASA awarded Boeing large fees despite SLS launch slips Enlarge / When will NASA's Space Launch System rocket take flight? (credit: NASA) As NASA talks up its Artemis Program to return humans to the Moon by the year 2024, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office raises questions about the space agency's ability to build the spacecraft ...
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Flights Cancelled, Airlines Waive Fees As Cyclone Fani Nears Coast Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said all authorities concerned have been alerted so that they are ready to deal with cyclone Fani and all airlines have been requested to offer......
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UPDATE 4-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
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Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
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High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
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House Dems Are Getting Serious About Trump's Taxes Fed up with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s almost-certainly-illegal stonewalling of their request for six years of President Donald Trump’s taxes, House Democrats upped the ante Friday afternoon, subpoenaing the president’s returns from both Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig....
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Don't Forget About Taxes on Microinvesting Earnings Ads for apps like Stash, Acorns and Robinhood make it look easy to start investing with just a few dollars. But microinvesting newbies should be aware that using these apps to try to make a few extra bucks could leave you with some extra paperwork come tax season....
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Pakistan unveils new schemes for those who don’t pay taxes ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has unveiled a new scheme for those who don’t pay taxes, urging people to declare their assets and pay a 4% tax on them before June 30 to avoid arrest and confiscation. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, an economic adviser to the government, said Tuesday the motive behind the meas...
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IRS can now revoke U.S. passports over back taxes The Internal Revenue Service has instituted changes that enables the U.S. State Department to revoke American travelers' passports if they owe a substantial amount of back taxes....
21:34, 08/14/2019

The IRS may seize your passport if you owe a lot of back taxes You may not be able to get a new passport or renew your existing one if you owe the IRS more than $52,000. Worse, your existing one might simply be revoked....
16:00, 08/14/2019

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system....
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This Instagrammable Jewelry Line Is High Fashion Without the High Price Tag It can be tough to find jewelry that is high-quality, but not costly. When you shop designer brands, you’re often paying for the name, and not the actual product. Jewelry can be marked up extensively in the price for that exact reason, but jewelry brand Ana Luisa looks to deliver quality products, a...
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The government's plans to cut student fees threaten life-changing research | Stephanie Smith The cuts expected to be announced by the government to tuition fees next month will take a vital subsidy for science Everywhere you go, your life is improved by breakthroughs developed in the labs and classrooms of UK universities. Treatments for diabetes and Parkinson’s, methods used by the police ...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
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Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older Moxie from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona: Courtesy HSSA Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older. It’s all part of a special adoption event this weekend. PACC currently has about 380 dogs and puppies and 100 cats and kittens waiting to find their foreve...
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Lower fees, snazzy branches: Hong Kong banks gird for online-only onslaught Hong Kong's biggest banks are set to cut fees, boost digital services and jazz up branches with features such as touch-screen display panels to meet competition from new online-only lenders in one of the world's most profitable banking markets....
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Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
14:51, 06/27/2019

Reports that casino money laundering dates to 1990s more proof public inquiry is needed: B.C. Greens Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver pointed to Global News reports showing money laundering in B.C. casinos goes back to the NDP governments of the 1990s....
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GTA 5 Online Casino Update COUNTDOWN: Diamond DLC Release Date, Start Time, Cars and Leaks GTA Online is set to open the Diamond Casino and Resort. Here's everything you need to know include the release date, download start times and much more ahead of Grand Theft Auto 5's next big multiplayer DLC....
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UPDATE 2-Short-seller Muddy Waters defends its research on Casino after critical French probe U.S. short-selling firm Muddy Waters on Thursday rejected the preliminary findings of a probe by France's AMF financial regulator into its criticism of retailer Casino....
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NYC taxes are squeezing out small businesses to Florida City Hall’s growing appetite for Gotham’s business revenues is starving small operators and pushing them to Florida. Exhibit A: In a ranking of small business growth, Miami overtook New York City last week. Analysts say that underlines how thousands of New York’s most enterprising, tax-fleeced resid...
12:34, 05/12/2019

How much the average income nets you after taxes in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
00:17, 06/01/2019

Empire State has some of the lowest beer taxes in US Summer’s here, so it’s the perfect time to crack open a nice cold beer here in the Big Apple. Indeed, most of us can afford to have a lot of cold ones this summer in New York and in the region. That’s because the Empire State — which is usually top of list when it......
08:17, 06/16/2019

Seeing red? Why a falling stock market can help you save on taxes Market declines don't have to be a horror show. Here's the upshot: Lower portfolio values make it cheaper to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA....
00:34, 08/16/2019

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad...
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Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took a stand for free trade. Tweet...
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IRS reminds 10,000 taxpayers that cryptocurrency is subject to taxes By the end of August, an estimated 10,000 taxpayers will receive letters from the IRS warning them that they may owe back taxes on unreported cryptocurrency earnings. While it might not be immediately obvious, you must include cryptocurrency earnings......
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Greece's Tsipras to cut taxes and hike pensions The left-wing prime minister said his government would reward the Greek people for their "sacrifices." The move comes as his Syriza party lags in the polls behind the main opposition party....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you house hunt.        ...
11:34, 05/20/2019

What Swiss Vote on Taxes Means for Multinationals Switzerland is trying to hold on to its appeal as an attractive place for companies. In a May 19 referendum, voters will decide whether to accept or reject a new corporate tax regime to replace the special tax breaks that multinational companies now enjoy. A “Yes” vote would ensure the country is in...
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If you're in the middle class, Joe Biden wants to raise your taxes Presidential front-runner Joe Biden has made a startling promise if he's elected president: repeal the entirety of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and to increase taxes by $500 billion on top of that. What does he want to do with the money? Besides an $8,000 day care credit giveaway, it’s the usua...
22:17, 06/24/2019

French PM says unemployment benefits to be tightened, taxes cut French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday unemployment benefits for the highest earners would gradually decrease to encourage the jobless to get back to work more quickly....
16:51, 06/12/2019

Poloniex to repay $18M worth of Bitcoin lost in margin trade flash crash with trading fees Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced a new scheme to reimburse users affected by an unexpected “flash crash” that saw 1,800 BTC ($20 million) wiped from its margin trading lending pool in May. An official blog post promises to return trading fees (in Bitcoin) to impacted lenders until all ...
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Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines are waiving change fees in wake of tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer fined 15 per cent of England vs Pakistan match fees England pair Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for incidents during Monday's Cricket World Cup defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday....
00:17, 06/05/2019

Barcelona defender Pique to pay 2.1M euros in back taxes Spain's National Court has ruled that soccer player Gerard Pique must pay Spain's Tax Office 2.1 million euros (2.3 million dollars) in back taxes and fines       ...
12:34, 07/10/2019

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
18:17, 06/01/2019

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed six years of Trump’s tax returns in May...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Trump honors economist who advised him on lowering taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, whose theories on tax cuts have guided Republican policy since the 1980s. Trump presented the award to Laffer on Wednesday. Laffer had advised Trump during his presidential campaign and...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
10:17, 07/18/2019

Biden promises Sanders' free stuff — without the taxes DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden agreed with an audience member that America is in the midst of a “class war” and said government-run healthcare was in order, but he also promised everyone attending that he wouldn’t raise their taxes should he be elected president....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
06:17, 07/19/2019

Thousands likely overpaid property taxes due to computer glitch Actor Bruce Willis is among the thousands of Big Apple residents who may have overpaid their property taxes due to a new $18 million Department of Finance computer system that issued incorrect bills in early June. The “Die Hard” actor, whose advisers paid the tab for his new $7.3 million condominium...
07:17, 07/17/2019

Dems to decide Thursday whether to go to court for Trump's taxes House Democrats are expected to decide on Thursday whether to go straight to court to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a move that would escalate their ongoing war with the president over his most sensitive financial documents. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sai...
08:34, 05/09/2019

Avocados Will Get More Expensive if Trump Taxes Mexican Imports President Trump has announced a 5% tariff on Mexican imports starting June 10, with increases up to 25% as needed until “illegal migrants coming through Mexico” stop, he announced on Twitter....
23:17, 06/03/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
05:17, 06/16/2019

West Va. governor agrees to pay delinquent Kentucky taxes HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Coal companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are promising to pay huge property tax debts owed to some eastern Kentucky counties. Knott, Pike, Harlan and Magoffin counties received checks last week totaling nearly $1.2 million from Justice companies. The Justice organiza...
01:00, 06/11/2019

IRS is going after cryptocurrency users with warning letters about back taxes The IRS has begun sending thousands of letters to US cryptocurrency holders warning them they may have incorrectly reported the taxes they owe on their transactions involving digital money....
15:17, 07/27/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
02:51, 05/18/2019

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
20:51, 07/16/2019

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
00:51, 06/16/2019

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
01:51, 07/03/2019

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
18:51, 05/29/2019

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
21:17, 07/06/2019

‘Sugar taxes’ could finally get people to eat less junk food Policy interventions could help consumers sour on sugary sodas and fruit juices. So-called “sugar taxes” and front-of-package nutrition labels may have a real impact, according to experimental research published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: They result ...
01:00, 06/01/2019

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
17:51, 07/14/2019

Bernie Sanders vs. Kamala Harris on taxes for Medicare-for-all Presidential candidate Harris has distanced herself from some of Sanders’s Medicare-for-all plan, saying she objects to what she calls a “middle-class tax hike” embedded in it. But her 2020 rival, Sanders, insists that the middle class will save money on his proposal....
13:51, 07/30/2019

Fallout 76 Players Can Now Set Up Their Own Stores, But Bethesda Taxes Their Goods “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1789 letter. Fallout 76 players have long been acquainted with the first, but following the addition of a new vending machine mechanic, they are being forced to come to terms with the second....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
07:51, 06/06/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
20:51, 06/13/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Tesla to pay China $323 million a year in taxes for factory site Under the terms of the lease with the Shanghai government, Tesla must start generating the annual tax revenues at the end of 2023 -- or hand the land back....
18:51, 07/30/2019

Panama Hotel Says Trump Organization Lied and Evaded Taxes A Panama luxury hotel that once partnered with the Trump Organization alleged today that the company evaded taxes and misrepresented its finances, according to the New York Times. The allegations were made by a former hotel partner in a Manhattan federal court filing, and they sure don’t look good f...
01:51, 06/04/2019

Judge temporarily blocks House panel from getting Trump's N.Y. taxes A federal judge in Washington, D.C., temporarily blocked New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's state tax returns to U.S. lawmakers Thursday....
06:17, 08/02/2019

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them than hand them over to Congress....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
17:17, 07/01/2019

Profitable Giants Like Amazon Pay $0 in Corporate Taxes. Some Voters Are Sick of It. In Ohio, where companies like FirstEnergy and Goodyear pay no federal corporate taxes, Democrats haven’t figured out how to leverage anxiety over income inequality to defeat President Trump....
18:17, 04/29/2019

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
01:17, 05/23/2019

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
04:51, 06/04/2019

A Hotel Investor in Panama Says Trump’s Company Evaded Taxes (NEW YORK) — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama has accused the U.S. president’s company of evading taxes in the country. A filing in New York federal court on Monday alleges that President Donald Trump’s hotel management company evaded income and social s...
06:34, 06/04/2019

City of South Tucson raises taxes, businesses not happy SOUTH TUCSON – Residents in the square mile city will soon be paying more in sales tax than those in the City of Tucson. South Tucson city council recently voted to pass a half-cent sales tax.  Officials said it’s supposed to generate $120,000 a year that will go towards operating the city. Police c...
17:00, 07/26/2019

Your Money Adviser: Still Haven’t Filed Your Taxes? Here, Last-Minute Advice Fewer taxpayers than last year had filed by late March. That may be because of the new tax law. “This is the most complicated tax season ever,” one C.P.A. said....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
15:17, 07/16/2019

France urges Trump: 'Don't mix digital taxes and wine tariffs' Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday that France would proceed with taxing revenues of big technology firms and urged the United States not to bring trade tariffs into the debate on how to fairly raise levies on digital services....
07:51, 07/28/2019

How anger over taxes and conscription is widening split among Israel’s Jews After a row over military service ended Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government, Israelis speak of the resentments behind the crisisIt’s Thursday night at the Mahane Yehuda market in west Jerusalem, where the music is thumping and the drinks are flowing. When a bottle breaks, the crowds erupt with ...
20:17, 06/01/2019

This work perk can help you build wealth — or load you up with taxes and risk Don't get too attached to those stock options and restricted stock units at work. In order to get the most benefit from them, you'll need to strategize with your financial advisor or CPA....
01:17, 07/14/2019

De Blasio spars with Hannity over guns, taxes and Meatless Mondays Mayor de Blasio traded jabs in an hour-long TV interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News Wednesday night. “I ain’t buying what you’re selling,” de Blasio told Hannity while ducking a question about the rights of New Yorkers to own guns. “My answer is my answer. You don’t get to tell other people their...
14:34, 08/08/2019

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
13:00, 07/14/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthfully, and in turn cut rates of diet-related chronic ...
23:51, 05/14/2019

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. The House Ways an...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
22:34, 07/07/2019

Industry Body For Lower Taxes To Incentivise Equity Investments Budget 2019 date: CII in a statement said that the tax rate on all corporate taxpayers should be reduced to 25 per cent unconditionally without any turnover criteria...
19:17, 06/27/2019

China cuts taxes on circuit industry in face of US pressure BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting taxes on its fledgling software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in the face of U.S. export controls that threaten to handicap Chinese tech companies. The Finance Ministry’s announcement Wednesday comes amid tension over Washington’s d...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
02:00, 06/14/2019

COMMENTARY: The Tory climate plan champions technology over taxes The climate plan unveiled by Andrew Scheer recognizes that market forces and technology, not taxes, point the way to a cooler planet, says Tasha Kheiriddin....
18:51, 06/26/2019

CEE MARKETS-Banks drag down stocks as Prague mulls new taxes A fall in Czech banks sent Prague's main stock index down to a seven-week low on Monday following news that the government is considering the introduction of a tax on the sector. The Czech...
12:34, 04/29/2019

U.S. Democrats edge toward court battles over Mueller, Trump's taxes U.S. congressional Democrats edged closer on Monday to fighting two legal battles - one over the Mueller report and one over President Donald Trump's tax returns - after administration officials stonewalled lawmakers' requests for those documents....
07:00, 05/07/2019

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
21:51, 06/03/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
20:34, 05/08/2019

Biden releases financial info, made more than $15.5M before taxes over past two years Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has raked in millions since leaving office, released his financial disclosure form as well as three years of tax returns Tuesday....
00:51, 07/10/2019

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday that the US was studying how propo...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration and raise the tax burden on companies that degrade wildlife, according to recommendations made to the G7 group of rich nations.The proposals are part ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

US briefing: Trump's taxes, China razes mosques and Arctic tensions Tuesday’s top story: Treasury denies ‘unprecedented’ congressional request for president’s tax returns. Plus, how beef changed AmericaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:51, 05/07/2019

Rockstar Games reportedly claimed GTA V was ‘culturally British’ to skimp on taxes A British think tank has revealed in a new study that Rockstar Games has apparently ducked taxes in the UK and received millions of pounds in subsidies — the latter by claiming at least one of its games, Grand Theft Auto V, to be a British game. Tax Watch UK this week published a report titled “Gami...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
14:00, 07/05/2019

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemalans who pay price for west’s need for nickelGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes during its first four years of production, according to its latest filings.The op...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
16:34, 06/04/2019

House Democrat weighs subpoena or court case for Trump's taxes U.S. House tax committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday that he will decide by the end of the week whether to subpoena President Donald Trump's tax returns or go to court to obtain the documents, which the administration refuses to hand over....
21:17, 05/09/2019

Investor claims Trump evaded taxes on Panama hotel property The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama alleges in a court filing that the U.S. president's company misrepresented finances of the building to evade taxes in the country....
17:34, 06/04/2019

Opinion: Clarity On Taxes To Boost Investor Confidence In Start-Up Ecosystem Start-ups need clarity on taxes. It would also be helpful if they are offered hand-holding, especially when it comes to compliances and regulatory affairs....
08:51, 06/21/2019

Canadian government says taxes from reapproved pipeline project will go toward green energy Canadian leader Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet have reapproved the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, with government profits from the tax revenues and other funds to be put toward clean energy ventures, the Prime Minister announced Tuesday....
07:34, 06/19/2019

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. ...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposes carbon taxes in $10T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand laid out her climate change plan Thursday, which calls for a carbon tax on polluters and net-zero emissions within the first decade of her administration....
21:00, 07/25/2019

California governor proposes ending sales taxes on tampons and diapers Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife called for an end to sales taxes on tampons and diapers on Tuesday because they are medically necessary, as part of a proposal called a “parents’ agenda.”...
13:51, 05/08/2019

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
00:51, 06/20/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action Network. Holzhauer, 34, racked up the millions ac...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Venezuela is buying Bitcoin with airport taxes to smuggle in US dollars, report Venezuela appears to be leveraging cryptocurrencies as part of a larger effort to bypass US sanctions. According to an investigation by Spanish newspaper ABC, President Nicolas Maduro and his administration are using a digital wallet app called Jetman Pay to convert tax revenue from one of the count...
13:51, 07/26/2019

Warren dodges over whether she would raise taxes on middle class to fund 'Medicare for all' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ducked a question during the second round of debates Tuesday about whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to fund "Medicare for all."...
08:51, 07/31/2019

Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes in response to Yellow Vest protests French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes and make other reforms Thursday in an address responding to the country's so-called Yellow Vest protests....
00:17, 04/29/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
00:51, 07/19/2019

'Medicare-for-all' will raise taxes, force hospital layoffs: Chris Jacobs Chris Jacobs, the founder of a Washington D.C.-based policy consulting firm, warned on "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that the single-payer, "Medicare For All" health care system would mean a spike in taxes for many Americans....
18:17, 05/01/2019

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
21:17, 08/10/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Mnuchin told a Senate panel that the fight between the administration and the House Ways ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

"Increased Income Taxes Spooked Markets": Anand Mahindra On Union Budget Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra gave a guarded review of the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget on Friday, balancing rare criticism for the lack of splashy announcements with......
16:51, 07/05/2019

Bootleg alcohol kills 23 as heavy taxes prompt Turkish home-brew More than 20 people have died from alcohol poisoning in Turkey over the past month, according to Turkish media reports, as steep taxes on alcohol push Turks to consume bootlegged sprits....
12:34, 07/23/2019

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
22:34, 07/10/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
04:34, 06/15/2019

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital gains....
12:51, 07/15/2019

IRS hits East Harlem daycare owner with $6M bill for unpaid income taxes City records show the IRS filed the massive bill with the city Department of Finance on July 31 against Mariana Conforme, a 64-year-old Ecuadorian immigrant who lives in the Jefferson Houses....
15:51, 08/09/2019

Report: Cubs Co-Owner Todd Ricketts Has Been Getting Away With Not Paying His Full Property Taxes Thanks to an open records request filed by the Chicago Tribune, we now know that Todd Ricketts, finance chairman of the Republican National Committee and co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, has been getting a substantial tax break that he doesn’t deserve thanks to false documents filed by his attorney....
20:17, 07/10/2019

Democrat seeking Trump’s taxes hasn’t released his, spends lavishly on lobbyists The House Democrat demanding President Trump’s tax returns is coming under fire for not releasing his returns and spending lavishly on lobbyists and potential donors....
20:17, 05/07/2019

Walker, Taxes Ranger: Ousted Wisconsin gov crusades for balanced-budget amendment For the first time in 25 years, Scott Walker isn’t an elected official. But the Republican former governor -- who narrowly lost his re-election bid last year -- has a new mission that keeps him engaged in politics....
16:51, 07/01/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low risk, highly rated bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, predominantly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in its annual report....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Trump’s Taxes: N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of His State Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Trump’s state returns....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Wealth Matters: How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
16:34, 05/10/2019

Bipartisan bill would end glitch in GOP overhaul that raised taxes on Gold Star families Lawmakers introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday that would eliminate a quirk in the tax code that has resulted in the families of lost soldiers facing sharply higher tax bills on their survivor's benefits. The families were the inadvertent victims of an attempt to prevent the wealthy from avoid...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls for higher taxes, NRA investigation as part of gun control plan Democratic 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Saturday unveiled a sweeping gun control proposal that would see higher taxes on gun manufacturers, waiting periods for guns and an investigation into the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
01:17, 08/11/2019

Trump’s early financial losses were so steep that he did not pay income taxes for eight years, according to new report The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump reported $1.17 billion in financial losses to the IRS between 1985 and 1994, according to official IRS tax transcripts....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Williamsburg’s viral ‘Rainbow Bagel’ store seized over $100K in unpaid taxes The Williamsburg shop known for their Instagram-friendly “Rainbow Bagels” has been shut down for owing more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes. Signs posted on The Bagel Store — the alleged home of the “Original Rainbow Bagel” — on Metropolitan Ave near Graham Ave say ...
02:00, 07/26/2019

GTA Online Casino Diamond Program Rewards: New cars, clothing, mission rewards and more Rockstar has announced a new rewards program that gives more back to you, depending on how much you sink into the game. Here's what you need to know....
20:17, 07/22/2019

A new moment for the Catskills in New York: Casino, waterpark and 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' A Catskills casino and a $200 million waterpark jumpstart a new age in New York's land of blintzes and borscht.        ...
16:00, 05/24/2019

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has since opened, and it’s a pretty swish place. Besid...
03:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. tax collectors urge owners of virtual currencies to pay back taxes, file amended returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Friday said it was sending thousands of letters to taxpayers who failed to report virtual currency transactions, saying they may owe taxes....
23:17, 07/26/2019

Rudin family sells Whitehall Street office building in bid to settle estate taxes The lower Manhattan office building at One Whitehall St. is in contract for roughly $182 million. The 387,390 square-foot glass and steel building was developed by Rudin Management in 1962 between Bridge and Stone streets and renovated in 1989. It is being sold by cousins Bill and Eric Rudin to sett...
05:34, 07/24/2019

Watchdog Slams Lead Grand Theft Auto Studio For Avoiding Corporate Taxes In The UK Rockstar North has used tax programs and other smart accounting to avoid paying corporate taxes in the UK for years, even while its most successful game Grand Theft Auto V has sold millions of copies and made billions of dollars....
03:51, 07/30/2019

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings of elected officials, not private citizens. Democrat...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Woman who tripped on collapsed 'wet floor' sign at casino awarded $3 million by jury A woman who fell at a Cincinnati casino by a collapsed "wet floor" sign was awarded $3 million this past week by a Hamilton County jury.        ...
21:51, 06/29/2019

Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts End Talks Over Boston-Area Casino Wynn Resorts said it was ending talks with MGM Resorts International to sell its Encore Boston Harbor property. MGM would have had to unload a property it opened in Massachusetts last year....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Ben Simmons says he was 'singled out' trying to enter Australian casino 76ers guard Ben Simmons says he felt he was 'singled out' while trying to enter a Melbourne, Australia. casino, although he was eventually allowed in.       ...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Don't lose money to hidden bank fees: Here's how to spot them These are the most common bank fees that many banks charge to cover the costs of maintaining their bank accounts.       ...
06:51, 06/18/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the news to me over the phone. I was angry.Her face g...
07:17, 05/31/2019

New York Times' Report on Trump's Taxes Confirms He Is the Worst Businessman in the World, and Don Lemon's Got Jokes In what may be the undoing of Donald Trump’s facade as the biggest, wealthiest businessman to every lace up his hard bottoms, a new report shows that Trump is exactly who we thought he was: an idiot who inherited his father’s fortune and pissed it away making bad business deals....
20:34, 05/08/2019

Trump's tax records show his businesses lost so much money over a decade, he didn't have to pay income taxes for 8 of those ten years AP Photo/Alex Brandon President Donald Trump's tax information covering the years 1985 to 1994 show a business empire nearly in ruin, according to financial information obtained by The New York Times. Trump's negative adjusted gross income allowed him not to pay any income tax for eight of those ye...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Harris unveils Medicare-for-all plan that doesn't raise middle class taxes, ahead of debates Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled a plan to push the country towards a government-backed Medicare-for-all healthcare system over the next decade. But unlike the proposal of one of her key rivals for the Democratic nomination – Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont – th...
15:51, 07/29/2019

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
12:17, 05/21/2019

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Wealthy parents in Singapore are buying penthouses for their kids as taxes rise, and it mirrors a change in luxury real estate happening on the other side of the world Flickr/nlann In March of 2019, Singapore was ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world for the sixth year in a row. In an effort to avoid the new and increased tax on homes in Singapore that are not used as permanent residences, parents are buying luxury homes in their children's name...
11:51, 08/01/2019

Trump Claimed He’d Show His Taxes. Now He’s Suing California Over New Law That Would Force Him to Show His Returns President Donald Trump once claimed that if he wasn’t being audited he’d have no problem showing his tax returns. While tax-return flashing isn’t a requirement to be president, it’s been the unspoken norm that all presidents since Richard Nixon have adhered to. As it stands, Trump is the only modern...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from the sale after taxes, based on calculations by Fo...
21:17, 08/01/2019

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

GM's Maven pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
23:51, 05/20/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. (May 7)        ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
03:17, 06/09/2019

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have sex with strangers, left her alone in hotel rooms a...
17:17, 06/04/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
21:17, 07/23/2019

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Chicago alderman accused of lying about car being stolen CHICAGO (AP) — Police have arrested a Chicago alderman on charges alleging that he lied when he reported his car had been stolen in January. Police say a news release that Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno was arrested Tuesday night on felony charges of insurance fraud and obstruction of justi...
21:51, 05/15/2019

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he was no match for an expert the city shipped in fro...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Three Wildcats Set to Attend NBA Draft Combine in Chicago Photo by Brendon D. Miller – Bluegrass Sports Nation CHICAGO – With the 2019 NBA Draft shaping up to be another big night for the Kentucky men’s basketball team, it came as little surprise Wednesday when the Wildcats led the way with expected attendees for the 2019 NBA Draft Combine, which wil...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than prosecutors requested....
23:51, 05/06/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
11:34, 05/24/2019

Eric Trump says he was spit on by employee at a Chicago bar First son Eric Trump accused a female employee at a Chicago cocktail lounge of spitting at him in the face in what he described as a “disgusting act,” according to reports. “It was purely a disgusting act by somebody who clearly has emotional problems,” President Trump’s middle son told the conserva...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Chicago officer recorded asking teen for sex is fired CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired. The Chicago Tribune reports that the city’s police board agreed with Superintendent Eddie Johnson&#...
20:00, 05/28/2019

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
23:00, 07/05/2019

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Sex-Related Crimes In Chicago Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He’s pleaded not guilty. (AP Pho...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday....
10:51, 07/05/2019

Sentencing in Chicago terrorism case enters 3rd day A multiday sentencing hearing is wrapping up for a suburban Chicago man convicted of terrorism for trying to detonate what he thought was a powerful bomb next to a crowded bar....
10:34, 05/01/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who became a USC student when her parents correctly spe...
23:51, 06/01/2019

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago mayor, outlined a broad plan to cut gun violence ...
09:51, 08/01/2019

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
10:17, 08/02/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
22:17, 07/07/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
00:17, 05/31/2019

Star witness against ‘El Chapo’ to be sentenced in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A star government witness at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being sentenced in Chicago, where prosecutors are seeking extraordinary leniency for the former cartel lieutenant-turned-U.S. government cooperator. Vicente Zambada would be l...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Braves vs. Cubs: Max Fried will baffle Chicago again Following up on some late-breaking Sunday news. Nik Wallenda, after defying death walking 25 stories above Times Square, had his wallet lifted walking on 42nd Street. Cam Newton, denied leg room after his $1,500 offer was refused, offered $100 to a Dunkin’ Donuts patron who took, and ate, the last c...
22:52, 06/25/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Ayia Napa 'rape lie' case: Parents of British woman accused of making up gang rape launch crowdfunder for £15,000 legal fees The parents of a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with making a false gang-rape claim in Cyprus have launched a crowdfunding bid to pay her £15,000 legal fees....
13:00, 08/09/2019

GTA Online Playing Cards locations: Where to find ALL hidden playing cards in GTA 5 Casino GTA Online playing cards are hidden across San Andreas following the GTA 5 Casino Update this week. But where are the 54 playing card locations?And what is your reward for finding them all?...
17:17, 07/30/2019

Ex-Bears kicker warns Gould of Chicago return It might seem like it would be a perfect reunion, but former Bears kicker Kevin Butler said Robbie Gould needs to be "careful what you wish for" when it comes to his wanting to return to Chicago via trade....
06:51, 05/02/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Undercover agent to testify in Chicago terrorism sentencing A sentencing hearing in a Chicago terrorism case is resuming with an undercover agent testifying with his identity hidden because prosecutors say he will be in danger if his face is revealed....
16:17, 04/30/2019

Chicago police investigating ‘unauthorized’ video release CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released a statement Sunday night calling the video’s release “unauthorized.” Guglielmi...
07:51, 06/03/2019

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction at the planned site of former President Barack Ob...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Chicago officer not punished for racist slur about Obama CHICAGO (AP) — Records show that a white Chicago police sergeant was never punished for using a racist slur about then-President Barack Obama more than three years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Superintendent Eddie Johnson wanted Jack Axium to receive a nine-month suspensio...
20:17, 06/28/2019

Chicago has most violent weekend this year: 52 shot, 10 dead Chicago just saw its most violent weekend this year, with 52 people shot, police said. Ten of those who were shot died.The violent spree came just days after city officials touted a 9 percent drop in crime this year compared to the first five months of 2018....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Chicago's democratic socialists promise change as they take office Democratic socialists now make up more than 10% of Chicago’s city council, potentially wielding considerable influenceOn a recent sunny evening, residents of Chicago’s 33rd ward packed a small office on the city’s north-west side to meet their new alderman: democratic socialist Rossana Rodriguez-San...
09:00, 06/29/2019

White Sox vs. Tigers: Ivan Nova will be super for Chicago A new Quinnipiac poll shows Joe Biden still in charge, with 32 percent of Democrats supporting him. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are running 2-3-4 behind Fossil Fuel Joe. Bill de Blasio, running last, at 1 percent, will be on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show Wednesday in an attempt...
00:34, 08/08/2019

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between him and two other passengers on the Chicago Transit...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperity: soccer-specific stadium. Starting with the Col...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
20:18, 08/13/2019

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercriminals pose....
22:51, 07/11/2019

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your sandals hit the pavement....
07:34, 07/18/2019

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Chicago Fire in talks to end lease at suburban stadium BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Fire have reached a memorandum of understanding with the owner of the MLS team’s stadium that will end the team’s lease. General Manager Nelson Rodriguez refused to give details of the tentative agreement Wednesday. He pointed out there is no signed ag...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Chicago-area man charged in stabbing death of mother, 93 BARTLETT, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his 93-year-old mother. The DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office says 64-year-old Edward Mitzelfeld of Bartlett was ordered Friday held on a $5 million bond. Police found Fr...
22:17, 05/31/2019

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
03:00, 07/17/2019

4 pups of endangered species of wolf born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO (AP) — Four pups of a critically endangered species of wolf have been born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says in a news release that the two male and two female red wolf pups were born April 13 — the first new litter of red wolf pups at the zoo in nearly a decade. Curator Dan Boehm...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is adrift after losing his superhero mentor—who w...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chicago’s wayward alligator, Chance the Snapper was finally captured early Tuesday after spending a week on the lam, hooked by a “gator whisperer” from Florida — who used a regular fishing rod and reel to get the job done. The 5-foot-3 reptile that captured the Windy CityR...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Eric Trump Says He Was Spit on at a Chicago Cocktail Lounge (CHICAGO) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump said the U.S. Secret Service took an employee of a Chicago cocktail lounge into custody after she spit on him. Eric Trump told Breitbart News in a telephone interview that it was “purely a disgusting act by somebody who clearly ha...
21:17, 06/26/2019

R. Kelly's Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
19:17, 07/14/2019

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed by President Donald Trump to conduct pre-dawn raids...
04:51, 06/22/2019

Chicago waitress placed on leave after Eric Trump said she spit on him A Chicago bar has placed one of its waitresses on leave after Eric Trump, the younger son of President Donald Trump, said the woman spit on him, the business said on Wednesday....
23:17, 06/26/2019

Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. The free kick was set up when Mohammed Adams was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. Rusnak has six goals this season. Chicago struck early whe...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
23:34, 08/05/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Chicago zoo celebrates baby gorilla born on Mother’s Day CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo is celebrating the Mother’s Day birth of a newborn western lowland gorilla. Zoo officials say the male infant was born at about 2 a.m. Sunday to mother Rollie and father Kwan, who weighs in at more than 400 pounds (180 kilograms). The newborn has...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Where's Zion? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star won’t be participating in anything that would ignite excitement in public eye.        ...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
16:51, 05/16/2019

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
05:17, 08/13/2019

Chicago Fire to pay $65.5 million to leave suburban stadium The Chicago Fire will pay $65.5 million to leave the suburban Chicago stadium that's been the team's home for more than a decade       ...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
01:34, 07/06/2019

Alligator spotted in Chicago park lagoon: cops An alligator is living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s busiest city parks — and officials are working early Wednesday to remove the creature, police said. The gator — estimated to be between 4 and 5 feet long — was first spotted at the Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side early Tuesday......
17:34, 07/10/2019

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by The Associated Press and other outlets Wednesday ev...
03:51, 06/06/2019

Three workers missing after Chicago-area plant explosion Three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employees, a fire official said....
17:34, 05/04/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
23:34, 06/05/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
07:00, 05/07/2019

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
10:51, 07/05/2019

Phillies vs. Cubs: Drew Smyly will stymie Chicago A woman claiming to be an Iowa college student asked Joe Biden how many genders there are. Tough spot for Fossil Fuel Joe who said, “There are at least three.” When the woman followed up with can you name them, Joe responded, “Don’t play games with me, kid.” Chris Cuomo, who did not go fishing......
02:34, 08/16/2019

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction A popular attraction at Chicago's tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the Chicago suburb of Stickney, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez will have a two-day visitation on Thursday and Friday...
18:51, 05/19/2019

Three dead, one still missing, after Chicago-area plant blast Searchers have found the body of a third worker killed after a massive explosion and fire at a Chicago-area silicone plant, a fire official said on Sunday....
07:00, 05/06/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convention, Bill will be attending the Strawberry Rhubarb...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
07:00, 06/08/2019

Lori Lightfoot, on Day 1 as Mayor, Is Taking Aim at the Classic Chicago Way Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
19:17, 05/20/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago bar. The judge’s sentence Monday for Adel Daoud follows a hearing held last week. Prosecutors...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member. Attorneys gave opening statements Tuesday in Ernesto Godinez’s trial stemming from the May 2018 attack on Kevin ...
03:17, 06/12/2019

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – well, you can guess.Alligators are, safe to say, not ...
00:34, 07/11/2019

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
03:00, 08/16/2019

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establishing itself as one of the city’s most notable ce...
18:51, 07/11/2019

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
06:51, 08/14/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Iconic Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture vandalized, 7 arrested Seven people were busted for allegedly vandalizing Chicago’s iconic “The Bean” sculpture and a wall honoring cancer survivors, police said. The vandalism was reported shortly before midnight Monday when spray paint was discovered on “The Bean,” a giant, mirrored landmar...
00:00, 07/03/2019

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show, defeating him before he could break the $2.52m r...
05:51, 06/05/2019

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Chicago is preparing for a Gold Cup final that’ll feature USA vs. Mexico NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKennie also scored for the Americans, who face El Tri at Chicago on Sunday night in the final...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Don't be a candy-ass, Chicago—see Hobbs & Shaw early and for free Hey Chicago, wanna go for a ride with two extremely jacked, quippy bald men? There will be automatic weaponry! And flamethrowers! And skydiving! And haka dancing! Helen Mirren will be there! So will Idris Elba! And, most importantly, a whole bunch of stuff is going to get blown up real good!...
04:17, 07/24/2019

Prosecutor: Mom and daughter strangled pregnant Chicago teen A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
22:34, 05/17/2019

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.        ...
15:17, 07/20/2019

Man arrested after gunfire at Chicago hospital for military veterans, cops say A suspect is in custody after shots were fired outside a 200-bed hospital on Chicago’s West Side that provides care to about 62,000 military veterans, authorities said....
20:18, 08/13/2019

Chicago White Sox prospect's autographed baseball card sells for more than $50G Chicago White Sox prospect Luis Robert has yet to play a single game in the major leagues but a signed baseball card of his recently garnered thousands of dollars at an auction....
02:51, 08/14/2019

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
06:51, 07/23/2019

Family: Chicago woman's death due to lack of police training An 84-year-old woman's death in a traffic collision involving two Chicago police vehicles last month was a direct result of both a lack of officer training and "recklessly" speeding along city streets, relatives of the woman said Tuesday....
23:51, 06/11/2019

Chicago-area police warn of ‘zombie raccoons’ with distemper RIVERSIDE, Ill. (AP) — The warning about “zombie raccoons” may sound like something out of a bad television show, but a suburban Chicago police department says they present serious dangers to family pets. The critters are called zombies because those carrying the distemper virus often st...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.The Chicago Sun-T...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of Kevin Crump as he and other agents were installin...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discrimination and deep tension between residents and police....
23:00, 07/24/2019

3 charged after newborn left atop trash can in Chicago alley The teenage parents of a newborn left atop a trash can in Chicago are facing attempted murder charges, and a grandmother of the child is accused of lying to police about finding the baby....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
00:34, 06/02/2019

Bond set for off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a curb early Sunday and plowed into Tony’s Phill...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some guys, who then put a noose around Smollet’s neck. T...
20:34, 06/06/2019

Chicago panel clears 2 white officers in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man that led to demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tuesday that officers Joseph Treacy and Sgt. Thomas Derouin acted “within po...
02:17, 06/20/2019

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to death in April after arranging to get baby clothes from a woman she met on Facebook, police said. Her child, Yovanny Jadiel Lopez,...
19:51, 06/14/2019

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgia’s camera found itself the victim of what was eit...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisville regional. The No. 4 Flames (29-22) homered in t...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday....
03:17, 04/29/2019

A Chicago mother was killed and her baby cut from her womb. Now her infant boy has died Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since being brought to the hospital on 23 April, died from a severe brain injury An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that ki...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
04:34, 06/21/2019

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Chicago Alderman Burke pleads not guilty in corruption case CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago’s history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges. Alderman Edward M. Burke entered the plea Tuesday after a superseding indictment last week accused the 50-year Chicago City Council veteran of racketeering, bri...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Good-hearted, foul-mouthed Chicago guy rescues a coyote pup While this summer has created a strong, unlikely connection between the city of Chicago and a surprisingly adorable, lagoon-dwelling alligator, the final weeks of the season have added a new animal—and the human who filmed it—to the mix. While the mammal in question is unlikely to achieve the incred...
18:34, 08/16/2019

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spokesman said....
20:34, 06/21/2019

Chicago police seek suspect in arson attempt at synagogue CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are stepping up patrols at synagogues as well as Jewish schools and businesses after an attempted arson at a synagogue and vandalism near others. Police say they’re seeking to identify a person seen on surveillance video about 12:30 a.m. Sunday near Anshe Sholom B...
15:34, 05/20/2019

R. Kelly arrested on federal sex-trafficking charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
06:17, 07/12/2019

White Sox Include Emmett Till On List Of Celebrities From Chicago During a break in action at the White Sox-Twins game on Saturday, a graphic appeared on the park’s big screen with the intention of informing the crowd of some famous individuals that were born in Chicago. It included people like Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak, legendary actor/director/drunkard Ors...
18:17, 06/30/2019

Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday....
05:51, 05/17/2019

Pregnant woman seeks deportation asylum in Chicago church CHICAGO (AP) — A pregnant woman is seeking asylum in a Chicago church after she says she received a deportation order and must leave the U.S. WBEZ radio reported Tuesday that Adilene Marquina has a high-risk pregnancy and is afraid to travel back to Mexico. She is staying at the Fait...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
04:00, 05/17/2019