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Parimutuel Wagering In Nevada Expanded To Include eSports, 'Other'

Parimutuel Wagering In Nevada Expanded To Include eSports, 'Other' Brian Sandoval signed a bill on Saturday that makes betting on esports events permissible under the law. The bill is set to come into effect on July 1st, 2017. Existing gaming legislation had previously only allowed betting at state horse and greyhound racing tracks, and athletic sporting events. The Downtown Grand esports lounge offered wagering on esports events for the first time in the Un... [Full Article...]

Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor

Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor Instead, Sulzberger said she will be leaving the job on Friday. According to Huffington Post's Michael Calderone , the Times is eliminating the public editor position. Spayd did not respond to a request for comment. The Times is opening up the majority if its articles to comments from readers, up from 10% now, according to the memo. [Full Article...]

Trump braces to defend top aide over new Russian Federation calls

John McCain told an Australian news station that he was not pleased to hear reports regarding Kushner . Kushner's involvement in the proposed back channel was first reported by The Washington Post , which said he suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. [Full Article...]

Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens

The Afghan presidential palace and the Indian Embassy are also near the blast site. Dimroth says the decision to postpone deportations was not due to a reassessment of the danger, but rather because the embassy in Kabul is not in a position to deal with the return of the deportees after being damaged in the attack. [Full Article...]

Survival chances slim for missing Indian climber

Survival chances slim for missing Indian climber Almost 300 people have died on the Mt Everest since the first ascent to the peak was made in 1953. The Mackay man, named as Francesco Marchetti, was suffering from altitude sickness when he died while climbing down to a lower camp from the North Col route at an altitude of 7500 metres, the Himalayan Times reported . [Full Article...]

Feds still committed to Paris Accord, Environment Minister McKenna says

Feds still committed to Paris Accord, Environment Minister McKenna says Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he'll announce his decision "over the next few days". Trump has previously said climate change was a "hoax" to weaken U.S. Axios reported Wednesday that Trump meant to pull the United States out of the agreement, which was signed onto by almost 200 nations back in 2015. [Full Article...]

Absent from Trump's meeting with the pope: Sean Spicer, a devout Catholic

Pope Francis gave the president a split medallion held together by an olive tree, which his interpreter told Trump is "a symbol of peace". After the hosts of the show spent some time discussing Trump's proposed budget, co-host Mika Brzezinski introduced the next segment on the president's meeting with the pope. [Full Article...]

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement Trump said he would "cancel" the deal on the campaign trial and his campaign's energy plan included a pledge to "cancel the Paris climate agreement and stop all payments of United States tax dollars to United Nations global warming programs". [Full Article...]

Attack on Odisha MP: Naveen says BJD against violence

Attack on Odisha MP: Naveen says BJD against violence Notably, several BJD workers, believed to be supporters of Pratap Jena, pelted brickbats, eggs and shoes at Panda when he was inaugurating a drinking water project at Jatiparilo village under Rahania panchayat in the Mahanga area of Cuttack district on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Madison County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Madison County Symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches. The department plans to track the mosquito population and trap them every two weeks to test for viruses. However, taking some simple precautions can help you avoid mosquito bites, regardless of the type of mosquito or the diseases they carry. REDUCE - make sure doors and windows have tight-fitting screens. [Full Article...]

Rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years The procedures he carried out on them, however, were not necessary. More than 500 former patients of the 59 year-old surgeon have come forward seeking compensation from a private healthcare provider. I do not think I can find it within my heart to ever forgive him, ' her statement said. Entering the courtroom with a large black suitcase, Paterson showed little emotion, often keeping his eyes d... [Full Article...]

Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra Assaulted In Delhi Assembly

Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra Assaulted In Delhi Assembly Nearly a dozen of AAP MLAs attacked Mishra after that assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel directed marshals to take Mishra out of the assembly. Though he attended the last session of the Assembly on May 9, Wednesday was the first direct public confrontation between Mr. [Full Article...]

Civil services results out, IRS officer Nandini tops

Civil services results out, IRS officer Nandini tops The selected candidates belong to General, OBC, and SC/ST categories and their respective share was 500, 347 and 163/89. In the year 2015 too, a girl from Delhi Tina Dabi topped the exam. Her brother is doing his PhD from Indian Agricultural Research Institute. He is an engineering graduate in computer science from BITS, Pilani. She had cracked the 2014 civil services exam and was alloted the In... [Full Article...]

Muhammad is one of the most popular names in Ireland right now

Muhammad is one of the most popular names in Ireland right now The name "Muhammad" has made it to the top 100 boy names in Ireland for 2016. Back then, the most popular girls' names were Mary, Catherine, Margaret, Ann and Anne. Michael was the most popular in Galway city, while Conor took the top spot in Limerick city. Some less popular names for boys included Anton, Brodie, Cruz, Harris and Feilim. [Full Article...]

Authorities: 19 charged in New York mob takedown

Authorities: 19 charged in New York mob takedown Those named include Matthew Madonna, described in the indictment as the street boss of the Luchese (loo-KAY'-zee) crime family. He is now jailed in Trenton, New Jersey, on other charges. The group was suspected of pulling off the notorious 1978 airport heist that inspired Martin Scorsese's 1990 Academy Award-winning film "Goodfellas". [Full Article...]

Sin City Television Series Taking Shape

Sin City Television Series Taking Shape An image from Frank Miller's Sin City . The series is meant to be a "far departure from the films" and will introduce "original characters and timelines within the Sin City universe". Still no mention of an episode count or a premiere window at this early stage, but it's worth mentioning that Wiseman has cut his teeth on the small screen before, and has amassed directing credits across both ... [Full Article...]

Bihar Class XII results: Students and education system have failed each other

Bihar Class XII results: Students and education system have failed each other The pass percentage of boys was 67.38% and that of girls 32.62% in commerce. The Bihar Board had conducted class 12 exams started from 14 February and continued till 25 February. On the page which gets open, the candidates should enter their roll number and click on "Submit" button. Experts attributed the plunge in the number of students passing to strict anti-unfair-means measures the board e... [Full Article...]

Ohio Attorney General suing companies that make pain medications

Ohio Attorney General suing companies that make pain medications OH joins other governments, including the city of Chicago, counties in NY, plus IL and New Hampshire, that have gone after opioid makers as the United States faces a damaging addiction epidemic. Janssen Pharmaceuticals says it acted appropriately, responsibly and in the best interests of patients. The suit, filed in Ross County, in Southern Ohio, where addiction has hit hard, also seeks damages... [Full Article...]

Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc

Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc In its first-ever report on the environmental impact of tobacco, the World Health Organization highlighted the more than 7,000 toxic chemicals from tobacco that poison the environment, as well as the tobacco smoke that contributes to thousands of tons of human carcinogens, toxins and greenhouse gases. [Full Article...]

Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan

Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan But Karthik showed composure during his innings under mostly overcast conditions. While it will be the Pakistani team which will be looking at the head to head analysis so far, it will be the Indian team who will count on the recent success that they have had against the opposition in the Champions Trophy. [Full Article...]


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