An artists impressions of Crown’s proposals for Brisbane. James Packer faces a fight with Queensland pubs and clubs, which will oppose moves by his company Crown Resorts to operate thousands of poker machines if it wins the right to build a new casino on the Brisbane riverfront. Crown and its main rival Echo Entertainment Group, along with their joint venture partners, are the two shortlisted bidders to build a multibillion-dollar … Read the rest

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia Latest Alzheimers News MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay fever, depression and other ills has-been linked in a new study to a higher risk of dementia. The drugs — called anticholinergics — contain nonprescription diphenhydramine (Benadryl) and tricyclic antidepressants like doxepin (Sinequan). This class of medications moreover … Read the rest

A Colorado guy accused of making Facebook threats to kill law enforcement officers was indicted Tuesday by a Las Vegas federal grand jury. Dustin McCaskill, of Colorado Springs, Colo., was arrested (taken in to custody) by FBI agents assigned to the domestic terrorism squad in Las Vegas earlier this month and remains in custody. The indictment charges him with one count of interstate communications with intent to extort. The threats … Read the rest

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — The Mayor of North Las Vegas John Lee revealed what’s next for the city in his State of the City Address on Tuesday. Although there was a lot of acceptable in that happened over the past year like cutting the $150 million deficit in half, adding new cops officers and firefighters, raising more than $100 million for city libraries and hiring a new city … Read the rest

North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee opened his State of the City address Tuesday by saying the city had done something people told him was impossible: Cutting North Las Vegas’ long-term deficit. Lee touted in that the city’s deficit had been reduced by $74 million this year. “Our employees answered the call and stepped up to the plate to resolve the lawsuit and close the deficit,” Lee asserted in prepared … Read the rest

Stan Hochman, Daily News Sports Columnist Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 3:01 AM ARNIE WEXLER will not watch a minute of Super Bowl XLIX. Not the anthem, sung in a crisp 2:03 by Idina Menzel. Not the coin toss, heads. Not the halftime show with Katy Perry, who will sing “Roar.” Not the babbling-head, overinflated pregame, halftime, postgame shows. Arnie Wexler is a recovering gambling addict and does not challenge … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> Bucharest (AFP) – Under pressure to reduce its public deficit, Romania’s government is betting on gambling to assist fill its coffers, yet critics warn it may lose in that wager 'cause of high tax rates.<!– –>Romania, one of the poorest of the 28 EU member states, reached an agreement last month with the International Monetary Fund to reduce its deficit by four-tenths of a point to 1.83 … Read the rest

Miesha Tate Finds Peace in Las Vegas but Still Seeks 3rd Fight with Rousey

Dan Steinberg/Associated Press LAS VEGAS — If you ask Miesha Tate the question—the one question everybody wants to ask—she’ll give you an honest answer. “Do you want to fight Ronda Rousey again?,” you ask. Of course she does. The answer is yes and will always be yes, 'cause Tate and Rousey are linked, bound together for as long as they both shall fight. It was Rousey who used Tate to … Read the rest

Tags: Diana Ross Subscribe to Diana Ross alerts Motown legend Diana Ross has landed a deal to headline a limited engagement residency in Las Vegas this spring (15). The Supremes star will take the stage at The Venetian hotel and casino resort for a show called The Essential Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade. The concert will contain hits from her nearly five-decade career, in addition to classic songs such … Read the rest

By Conor Shine (contact) Published Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. Updated 1 hour, 12 minutes ago Courtesy StavrosAnthony Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony started his bid today to unseat Mayor Carolyn Goodman over her support for a publicly funded downtown soccer stadium. Anthony, a two-term councilman who represents Ward 4 in western Las Vegas, filed to run at City Hall this morning, the 1st day registration was … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor says a Las Vegas limousine company is being ordered to pay more than $232,000 to 479 employees who it says were paid less than minimum wage. The department formally announced Monday in that Executive Las Vegas made improper employee payroll deductions last year for items in addition to uniforms, fuel, repairs, drug tests, badges, water cups and cash shortages. The charges … Read the rest