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As Macau Casino Revenue Soars, Some Analysts Take A Reality Check

Boosted by the Chinese New Year holiday period and reported strong VIP demand, Macau revenue in February at 22 billion Macau patacas (US$2.75 billion), up 17.8% from a year ago and well ahead of consensus estimates of high single digit growth. February was the best monthly showing since January …

Trump's military build-up to spark GOP civil war

The president will make some strange alliances as he seeks a Pentagon budget boost.<p>President Donald Trump is about to blow up the uneasy détente between GOP defense and fiscal hawks.<p>The Pentagon is set to seek tens of billions of dollars from Congress to implement Trump’s vow to rebuild the …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie to face felony charge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man who hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie is expected to be formally charged with felony assault …

The 32 U.S. Photo Exhibitions You Can't Miss

La Calle, Aperture Gallery, New York: Sept. 8 - Oct. 26 (Caption: Comitán, Chiapas, 2007; from La Calle )<br>Alex Webb—Magnum Photos<p>1 of 32<p>TIME LightBox …

Kevin Durant's Dad Nicknamed His Son 'Green Room' in High School

Before he was the "Durantula," Kevin Durant's father, Wayne Pratt, gave his son a different, perhaps even more fitting, nickname.<p>According to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, the high school basketball coach took to calling the future NBA All-Star "Green Room" in reference to the draft-day waiting …

Basketball

Is this the best the Knicks have to offer?

BOSTON -- Carmelo Anthony walked slowly to the visitors bench with a look of frustration late Sunday night. The Knicks were on their way to losing …

The Syrian War Has Prompted the First Ever Withdrawal From the Doomsday Seed Vault

The devastating impact of the conflict in Syria has forced a doomsday seed vault buried deep in the Arctic to allow withdrawal of seed deposits for …

Autumn Veatch: US teenager survives plane crash then walks for days to safety

A US teenager survived a plane crash in the craggy, thickly forested mountains of north-central Washington state, then emerged from the wilderness after hiking “for a couple of days” and was picked up by a motorist who drove her to safety, authorities have said.<p>But Autumn Veatch reported that her …

Washington State

Indian hanged girls 'took their own lives'

<b>Two teenage Indian girls found hanging from a tree in May took their own lives and were not gang-raped and murdered, federal investigators have said.</b><p>The announcement came after months of inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation following global outrage.<p>Three men arrested in connection with …

Chinese millionaire builds free luxury homes for entire village where he grew up

Businessman Xiong Shuihua said he had ‘more money than he knew what to do with’<p>A kind-hearted millionaire returned to the village where he was born to build free luxury homes for all of the residents.<p>Xiong Shuihua spent millions transforming the community, bulldozing wooden huts and replacing them …

Obama's immigration move is a win

Obama: We'll deport felons, not families<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>President grants 5 million undocumented immigrants relief from deportation<br>• Maria Cardona: President's executive order will help America in three keys ways<br>• Presidents Reagan, Bush I, Clinton and Bush II have also helped undocumented<br>• Cardona: …

Economic growth focus of G20 summit final day

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1124000/1124420_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529424559_7efebe7bfed89c68e5ef09f94905d504<p><b>Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has closed the G20 summit by detailing economic pledges agreed by world leaders.</b><p>The leaders agreed to boost …

Russia

Florida State Needs to Suspend Quarterback Jameis Winston

This is the moment for Florida State when it answers the big question: What do you stand for? It's an opportunity, really. You do the right thing for the right reasons, and no matter the cost, you can look in the mirror later. When you stand for something, it's forever.<p>On Saturday, Florida State, …

College Football

Texas forgets how coinflips work, gives UCLA ball to start both halves

Texas did the incredibly dumb football thing.<p><i>Vine via Good Bull Hunting</i><p>If you win the coin toss, the correct answer is always to defer until the second half. There's pretty much no difference between opening the first or second half with the ball, but if you defer, there's a tiny, tiny, tiny, tiny …

Crowds dwindle as Ferguson curfew approaches

FERGUSON, Mo. — Seven people were arrested and one person was shot early Sunday as police and protesters clashed again in a haze of tear gas despite a curfew that took effect at midnight.<p>Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald Johnson said the shooting victim was in critical condition. Johnson …

Questlove Just Posted This Heartwarming Story About Robin Williams On Instagram

"Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it."<p>Man. The smallest gesture can mean the world to you. Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it. He named checked all of us in the elevator during the 2001 Grammys. I know y'all think I do this false modesty/T …

Robin Williams

Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina

Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina.<p>Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside<p>Camp Lejeune, on Wednesday night, according to his lawyer and …

Friends, fellow comedians react to Williams' death

ROBIN WILLIAMS THROUGH THE YEARS<p><b>(08-12) 11:00 PDT San Francisco</b> -- Friends and colleagues shared thoughts about Robin Williams, his work as a comedian and actor and his death.<p><b>Debi Durst, comedian</b><p>I first met him when I was doing improvisation with Spaghetti Jam- 1978-79 at the old Spaghetti Factory. …

Apple Pays Tribute to Robin Williams

Apple is featuring a tribute to Robin Williams on its website on Wednesday. The cherished actor and comedian was found dead in his home on Monday.<p>"We …

Psychologist Marnie Rice probed the minds of psychopathic offenders

In 1975, Dr. Marnie Rice responded to a newspaper ad for a job at what was unquestionably one of the most notorious institutions in Canada. The concrete cells and metal bars of the Oak Ridge Division of the Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene, Ont., housed some of the most dangerous …

Nigeria rushes to get isolation tents for Ebola

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities rushed to obtain isolation tents Wednesday in anticipation of more Ebola infections as they disclosed five …

Samuel L. Jackson and Posh Spice are not having a good time at the Wimbledon final

"Great game, huh?" [blank stare]<p>One of the cool things about being a celebrity is that you get to sit next to other celebrities at sporting events! For example, David and Victoria Beckham sat next to Samuel L. Jackson at the riveting 5-set Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, …

Potential Landing Spots and Trade Packages for Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert's struggles throughout the latter half of the 2013-14 campaign have been well-chronicled.<p>As a result of those struggles, his career may now be at a turning point.<p>The Sporting News' Sean Deveney reports:<p>After a flurry of rumors dating back a little more than a month, there has not been …

NBA

Isiah Thomas' assist to LeBron: 'Michael Jordan couldn't have played with those cramps'

SAN ANTONIO – For all the soaked shirts and discarded sports jackets in the sweltering corridors of the AT&T Center in the late hours of Thursday, …

Erik Spoelstra's Strong Coaching Performance Steers Miami Heat's Game 3 Win

MIAMI — To survive the postseason, sure, your stars need to be spectacular more often than not. But your other core contributors? Well, they can't be spectators.<p>Everyone needs to have a game. And when tales of the Miami Heat's recent run are told and retold, the Mike Miller game, the Shane Battier …

Basketball

Senegal ex-president Wade returns from exile

Abdoulaye Wade, Senegal’s exiled former president has made a controversial homecoming with security forces on high alert, two years after he lost office in an election marred by violent protests.<p>Wade, 87, who held power from 2000 to 2012, landed in Dakar late on Friday, his first time in the West …

From E-Male to Ultimate Kaos: boybands that time forgot

Another day, another major music announcement. Forget David Bowie suddenly coming out of retirement or Beyoncé plonking a new album on iTunes at 5am, today it was announced that “Multi million selling vocal group” O-Town are not only back together (well, four of the original five at least), but …