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CANBERRA, Australia-If gamblers at Crown Casino thought their slot machines were being stingier than usual, it may have been because employees were giving the one-armed bandits a little extra muscle. These accusations represent another new problem for Crown, which is 50% owned by James Packer, a billionaire, after the arrest of over a dozen of its employees in China caused it to pull back from its ambitious plan of global expansion.
  • Should Broncos give NaVorro Bowman a call?

    Should Broncos give NaVorro Bowman a call?

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    NaVorro Bowman can still play at a high level, and one lucky team is going to get him for the rest of the year. "Drew spoke to me on Monday night and indicated his frustration on behalf of NaVorro and I told him that I had talked with Kyle and his staff and that we were convicted, that we felt like this was the best thing for him, which in response Drew communicated that if that's the case NaVorro would prefer to be traded".
  • Fiery Escape Attempt at a North Carolina Prison Injures at Least 10

    Fiery Escape Attempt at a North Carolina Prison Injures at Least 10

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    Smith was a correctional officer at the prison's sewing plant, where Darden trained inmates making safety vests and other embroidered items, according to officials. More info when available. Schools in the area reportedly went on lockdown. Northside Elementary, Elizabeth City Middle School and Pasquotank County High School were all placed on lockdown .
  • Retired Security Officer Claims $24.1 Million New York Lotto Jackpot

    Retired Security Officer Claims $24.1 Million New York Lotto Jackpot

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    The highest ever single victor of the New York Lottery was Harold Diamond, who collected $326 million in 2014. Because had he waited two days longer, he'd have lost out on $24.1 million. He will receive his $24,100,000 prize in payments over 26 years. When the numbers matched up, he "stood there for a minute thinking, 'Do I see what I think I see?'" "I took my head out of the window to breathe air".
  • J&K: Top LeT commander Waseem Shah, another militant killed in Pulwama encounter

    J&K: Top LeT commander Waseem Shah, another militant killed in Pulwama encounter

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    Two terrorists - Waseem Shah and Nisar Ahmed Mir - have been killed and the security forces have recovered an AK-47 and an AK-56 along with 6 Avtomat Kalashnikova or AK magazines. His associate Nasir had joined militants only this year. As news of the militants' death spread, people from adjoining villages gathered in large numbers and pelted stones at security forces.
  • Oxford plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2020

    Oxford plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2020

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    But not everyone is keen on the idea, as it will involve costs of around £14 million ($18.5m) for taxi firms, bus operators, haulage firms and the council, who will be forced to replace their petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid ones.
  • Pak fires unprovoked on LoC, Indian Army retaliates

    Pak fires unprovoked on LoC, Indian Army retaliates

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    The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively. An army statement said that the Indian forces "resorted to unprovoked firing and targeted civilian population" in Satwal and Nikial sectors along the LoC, which divides Pakistan and India in Kashmir.
  • Here is a look at PM's reunion with Nitish Kumar in pics

    Here is a look at PM's reunion with Nitish Kumar in pics

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    In his speech at Mokama, Modi said he was grateful from his heart to Kumar and his team for their strong support to central schemes. The four highway projects for which the foundation stone will be laid, include the four-laning of Aunta-Simariya section of NH-31 and the construction of six-lane Ganga Setu at a cost of Rs 1,161 crore.
  • Trump calls for National Football League tax law changes

    Trump calls for National Football League tax law changes

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    President Donald Trump continued his nearly daily social media commentary on the National Football League and the issue of player protests implying that NFL Commissioner is demanding that players stand for the anthem. Players from around the league will be in NY next week to meet with owners to continue our work together. First, Trump issued a "big salute" to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for saying he'd bench anybody who did not stand, before questioning the NFL's special tax status, ...