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Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

Jason O'Connor, the head of Crown's International VIP programs, was sentenced to ten months behind bars, and Australian-Chinese dual nationals Jerry Xuan and Jenny Pan were each sentenced to nine months. Australian and Chinese casino employees are standing trial on charges relating to gambling, in a case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China.


LGBT activists prevented from assembling in Istanbul

LGBT activists prevented from assembling in Istanbul

Activists have been frustrated by the Trump administration's rollback of federal guidance advising school districts to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice . Meanwhile, pride march organizers have taken steps to address the criticisms about diversity. The parade was banned by Istanbul's city governor, which said in a statement it was not permitted because of safety and "public order" concerns.


Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks

Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks

Trump has stopped short of completely resetting relations with Cuba again: He isn't ending diplomatic ties, or closing the U.S. Embassy in Havana or placing restrictions on cigars, rum and other items that Americans can schlep home. This is likely to affect pending hotel projects with Cuban companies that have ties to the military. The ability of Americans to travel freely on vacation to the country will be scrapped.


California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Kerrigan had been found dead in the street. Orange County coroner's officials had misidentified the body , the Orange County Register reported . When the fingerprints did not come back with a match, they apparently used an outdated driver's license photo to identify the body . But instead of Frank, a stranger was interred 150 feet away from where Kerrigan's late wife, Catherine Kerrigan, is buried.


Trump Administration Loses Another Travel Ban Appeal

Trump Administration Loses Another Travel Ban Appeal

The Trump administration said it wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review this week's appeals court ruling blocking the president's travel ban , proposing a briefing schedule that would let the high court act on the case before its term ends this month.


Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win

Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi is facing calls from within her own party to step down from the leadership post after a string of special election losses in districts where Democrats had hoped to capitalize on President Donald Trump's sinking popularity.