California, Kentucky Move Toward Online Gaming

The past several weeks have brought with them a steady stream of news related to states in the U.S. moving toward some form of online gambling. In particular, California and Kentucky are taking steps in securing a web-based gambling initiative … Continue reading


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IFG Companies Names Doyle Managing Director in California

IFG Cos. named Dennis P. Doyle as managing director in its property department. Doyle will be based in the Los Angeles, Calif. area and will participate in the opening of IFG’s new office in that region. He will help lead … Continue reading


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Boating, Rafting Operators at Tahoe Put out by Drought

After first putting a damper on skiing and snowboarding in the winter, the drought now is taking a toll on boating and rafting around Lake Tahoe. Larry Boerner, owner of the paddlewheeler Tahoe Gal, said he can offer sightseeing cruises … Continue reading


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Cost Of Fighting Washington Wildfires So Far: $50 Million

The cost of fighting this season’s wildfires in Washington, including the largest one in the state’s history, has crossed the $50 million mark. Bolstered by the nearly 400-square-mile wildfire in north-central Washington, this year’s wildfire season has been widespread, with … Continue reading


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Tornado Causes Extensive Damage in Coastal City of Revere, Mass.

A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in the coastal city of Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were … Continue reading


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Yukos Scores $50 Billion Arbitration Victory Against Russia

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At Bingham, Big Guarantees Raise More Questions

Companies, agencies mentioned: Reuters AG | Foerster, O’Melveny Myers | Morgan Lewis Bockius | Testa, Hurwitz Thibeault | Bingham Dana Gould | Arps, Slate, Meagher Flom | Orrick Herrington Sutcliffe | Legal Times | Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Law firms mentioned: … Continue reading


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The Churn: Skadden’s Roberts Bound for NBPA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Companies, agencies mentioned: Neal Gerber Eisenberg | Epstein Grinnell Howell | Andelson, Loya, Ruud Romo | Jermain, Dunnagan Owens | Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton Garrison | Arps, Slate, Meagher Flom | Citigroup Inc. | Dallas Mavericks | Clyde and Company | … Continue reading


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Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower; Volatility Ahead

Mortgage rates were slightly lower today, holding inside a low and narrow range that’s been intact for nearly 2 weeks.  The movement was small enough that some lenders are unchanged compared to yesterday, but they’re the exception.  The most prevalently-quoted … Continue reading


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Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

30 July 2014 Last updated at 00:40 Simon Wood was found dead after being charged with sexually abusing children British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and … Continue reading


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West Africa flight ban over Ebola

29 July 2014 Last updated at 18:33 Health workers are battling to contain the deadliest outbreak of Ebola A major West African airline has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly … Continue reading


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More than five-a-day ‘no effect’

30 July 2014 Last updated at 00:05 By Helen Briggs Health editor, BBC News website Some countries recommend eating 10 portions a day of fruit or veg … Continue Reading »


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