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Chinese leader Xi visits gambling hub Macau as nearby Hong Kong seethes

Chinese leader Xi visits gambling hub Macau as nearby Hong Kong seethesMACAU/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s President Xi Jinping arrived in Macau on Wednesday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its handover to China, and is expected to announce economic perks as a reward for its stability and loyalty as protests rock nearby Hong Kong. Security was tight in the gambling hub, especially for people arriving from Hong Kong. “We will join hands to draw the blueprint for Macao’s future development,” Xi said after arriving at Macau’s airport, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency.



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4 dead in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn

4 dead in shooting at illegal gambling site in BrooklynGunfire broke out inside an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said, leaving four people dead, three wounded, and investigators trying to piece together what prompted the bloodshed. The shooting inside the small, nondescript club started just before 7 a.m. as around 15 people were gambling with dice and cards, police said. At a news conference hours later, Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said investigators were trying to determine if a gambling dispute, a robbery, or something else was to blame for the violence.



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Four killed in shooting at illegal gambling club in Brooklyn: police

Four killed in shooting at illegal gambling club in Brooklyn: policeFour men were killed and three people wounded early on Saturday in a shooting at an unlicensed gambling club in New York City, police said. Officers responding to a 911 call of shots fired at an address on Utica Avenue in the borough of Brooklyn found victims inside ranging in age from 32 to 49 years old and recovered two handguns. "I would not be shocked if we recovered more," the New York Police Department's chief of detectives, Dermot Shea, told reporters at the scene.



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California nuns stole school funds for Vegas gambling, travel

California nuns stole school funds for Vegas gambling, travelSisters Mary Margaret Kreuper and Lana Chang, who are said to be best friends, took the money from tuition, fees and donations at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, south of Los Angeles. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles said the missing money was discovered during a routine audit and it is believed the nuns operated their scheme over at least a decade. Kreuper was principal at the school for 29 years until her retirement earlier this year.



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Two nuns accused of stealing thousands of dollars, gambling in Las Vegas

Two nuns accused of stealing thousands of dollars, gambling in Las VegasThe Archdiocese of Los Angeles said two nuns allegedly stole thousands of dollars from a Catholic school to fund trips to Las Vegas.



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Two nuns accused of stealing thousands of dollars, gambling in Las Vegas

Two nuns accused of stealing thousands of dollars, gambling in Las VegasThe Archdiocese of Los Angeles said two nuns allegedly stole thousands of dollars from a Catholic school to fund trips to Las Vegas.



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Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Denies Having A Gambling Problem

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Denies Having A Gambling ProblemSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied having a gambling problem in a



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Sheldon Whitehouse Asks Brett Kavanaugh If He Has A Gambling Problem

Sheldon Whitehouse Asks Brett Kavanaugh If He Has A Gambling ProblemSen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) wants to know if Judge Brett Kavanaugh,



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Supreme Court Invalidates Federal Ban On Sports Gambling

Supreme Court Invalidates Federal Ban On Sports GamblingWASHINGTON ― The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday morning that a federal ban on



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Philippine casino attacker a gambling addict, not terrorist: police

Philippine casino attacker a gambling addict, not terrorist: policeAn armed man who killed 37 people when he set fire to a casino in the Philippine capital was a father-of-three from Manila motivated by heavy gambling debts and not terrorism, authorities said Sunday. The identification of the attacker as Jessie Javier Carlos, a Catholic, proves that claims of responsibility by the Islamic State group for Friday’s attack were false, President Rodrigo Duterte and police said. Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said Carlos, 43, had three children and had been banned from all casinos in April by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) following a request from his family because of his gambling addiction.



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