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  • MGM Resorts calls shareholder proposal seriously flawed

    MGM Resorts International is urging shareholders of the casino-resort company to ignore an investment firm's proposal suggesting the company be converted into a real estate investment trust to boost stock value. The company filed its definitive proxy...
  • Pot legalization across US may hinge on 2016 California vote

    SAN FRANCISCO A fight next year over whether to allow recreational marijuana use in California may serve as a tipping point as legalization proponents press their campaign in other U.S. states. "A lot of eyes are on California," Gavin Newsom, the state's...
  • Texas representative hoping to legalize online poker with bill

    U.S. Rep. Joe Barton is ready to ante up again. Barton, who has supported legalizing online poker for years, plans to file a bill to do so in the next month or so. "It's very ironic that Texas hold 'em poker is played everywhere legally except in Texas,...
  • U.S. support for Israel at the U.N. is in jeopardy, White House says

    U.S. support for Israel at the U.N. is in jeopardy, White House says
    The White House on Wednesday pointedly criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's successful reelection campaign and suggested his newly declared opposition to a Palestinian state could jeopardize America’s unwavering support for...
  • U.S.-Israel relationship being hijacked by Far Right

    This week, Texas Republican and likely presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) ­ and his opening remark showed how far the US-Israel relationship has become a partisan football in American politics....
  • Bibi's speech, Obama's answer, and political theater

    As advertised, Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to the joint session of Congress with a Republican show conceived by Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer with the avid cooperation of Speaker John Boehner. For Bibi, it was a powerful campaign speech for the...
  • Gambling bill a slap to the Seminoles

    It's one thing to introduce a splashy bill, quite another to make that bill a law. So my early betting line on the ambitious Florida gambling overhaul unveiled by state Rep. Dana Young, R-Tampa, this week: A real longshot. The bill (HB1233) has about as...
  • Cyberattacks pose growing threat to U.S., intelligence chief says

    Cyberattacks pose growing threat to U.S., intelligence chief says
    Despite the danger posed by Islamic State and other extremist groups, the nation's top intelligence official warned Thursday that sophisticated cyberattacks like the recent hack of Sony Pictures posed a greater threat to the United States. The threat...
  • Federations join together for Birthright trip

    Federations join together for Birthright trip
    From July 1-11, 40 young Jewish adults from 22-26 from Broward and South Palm Beach county will be exploring Israel on a free 10-day community bus, courtesy of the Taglit-Birthright Israel organization and the Jewish Federations of Broward County and...
  • As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush

    As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush
    Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states like Illinois have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The...
  • Despite difficult quarter, Las Vegas Sands posts record profit for 2014

    Despite difficult quarter, Las Vegas Sands posts record profit for 2014
    The gravy train that is Las Vegas Sands Corp. hit the brakes in the fourth quarter of 2014, as its net revenues for the quarter fell 6.6 percent to $3.42 billion, compared to $3.66 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013. The down quarter did not stop the...