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Macau authority lowers upper limit for ATM withdrawals per transaction

Macau authority lowers upper limit for ATM withdrawals per transaction

From Saturday, punters using the UnionPay system - around half of those visiting the city from the mainland - will only be able to get 5,000 patacas (around US$600) each time they go to the ATM, the Monetary Authority of Macao said. Casino stocks subsequently were severley impacted by the development, with Sands China down 10.13%, Galaxy Entertainment Group down 9.69%, Wynn Macau down 9.93%, and SJM Holdings down 5.59%.


Alabama opposing execution stay for condemned inmate

Alabama opposing execution stay for condemned inmate

Smith's attorney's petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his execution on the grounds that the judicial override was unjust. A jury recommended life imprisonment by a 7-5 vote, but a judge sentenced Smith to death. In a court filing Wednesday, Smith's attorneys said Alabama was on the "wrong side" of a societal consensus by allowing a judge to override a jury's recommendation.



Let's Go On Lengthy Winning Run, Tottenham Hotspur Star Urges Team-Mates

Swansea , meanwhile, won their first league match since the opening game of the Premier League season last weekend, as they came from behind to beat Crystal Palace in a topsy-turvy 5-4 at the Liberty Stadium . He added: "We fully deserved the result". Leading up to this fixture, we here at Hotspur HQ mentioned that Swansea City's defense would be something to watch out for.


Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info

Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info

Woodyard said there was nothing in the family's file to indicate that there had been any trouble while they were in Dallas and that he had not been able to find anyone at the organization who had a detailed memory of them. Artan was killed by a member of the university's police force who first yelled for Artan to drop his knife, then shot him when he refused to comply.


SKorean president to 'calmly' accept impeachment outcome

SKorean president to 'calmly' accept impeachment outcome

Chung, the floor leader, said after the meeting, "I told her it would be hard to keep insisting on the April resignation argument and we have no choice but to comply with the constitutionally mandated schedule for impeachment, for which she accepted".


Hudson Valley airport to offer low-cost Europe flights

Hudson Valley airport to offer low-cost Europe flights

Proponents of the deal say it will further open global travel through competition and help drop fares. Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO said the DOT's decision betrays American aviation workers. Norwegian is also looking to add flights to Ireland out of an airport in the greater Boston area, though the airline spokesman would not confirm which.