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  • O.J. Simpson says he didn't know his Las Vegas cohorts had guns

    O.J. Simpson says he didn't know his Las Vegas cohorts had guns
    LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson finally took the stand as the star witness in his bid to receive a new trial on the kidnapping and robbery charges that sent him to prison for up to 33 years. Gently coached in about 2 1/2 hours of testimony Wednesday...
  • Money is on the unofficial agenda at the Republican National Convention

    Money is on the unofficial agenda at the Republican National Convention
    TAMPA, Fla. — A little more than a year ago, Frank VanderSloot contributed $1million to a "super PAC" supporting Mitt Romney. Now, the Idaho-based health products executive is a sought-after donor at the Republican National Convention as he makes...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money

    The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money
    Martin Amis, once dubbed "fiction's angriest writer," continues dissecting the absurdity and excesses of postmodern society in his latest novel, "Lionel Asbo: State of England," which reaches bookstores Aug. 21. The British novelist, 62, recently moved...
  • Russians hedging their bets on prospects for Syrian peace accord

    Russian officials are working diligently with U.S. counterparts to revive collapsed peace talks on Syria’s future after more than two years of bloody civil war. But Moscow also has threatended to ship sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to the...
  • LV Sands owner as Person of the Year?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Sheldon Adelson's company has spent a lot of time in Florida the past few years trying to persuade lawmakers to open Florida's markets to destination casinos, including Las Vegas Sands. But nationally, he's getting quite the reputation...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: State university faculty frustrated on contract talks.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little late this morning, so we'll just dive right into a quick round- up of the day's political headlines. Think of this of the ADHD version of Capitol Ideas, which already has......
  • 'Super PAC' in mayor's race draws money from powerful GOP donor

     
    The "super PAC" formed to support the L.A. mayoral bid of Republican candidate Kevin James brought in just $200,000 last year, according to disclosure forms filed with city officials on Thursday. But it ushered into the orbit of city politics one of the...
  • GOP $$$ laps Florida Democrats leading into next week’s primary

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Thanks to gambling interests, utilities, and theme parks,¬†Florida Republicans out-raised the state Democratic Party more than 4-to-1 over the last four months, according to party fundraising reports filed Friday. For the period from...
  • Pro-Connie Mack Super PAC launching TV spots`

     
    Fueled largely by Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, a pro-U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV super PAC called Freedom PACis set to run commercials supporting him and attacking U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Florida TV. The PAC will be running the ads in Tampa and...
  • U.S. casino mogul Adelson gambles on Madrid as site of EuroVegas

     
    U.S. billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has picked Madrid as the site for a massive new casino complex called "EuroVegas." The Spanish capital beats out rival Barcelona as the site of the $21-billion proposed project, which comes laden with...
  • Courting Jewish voters, presidential candidates tout support for Israel

    Courting Jewish voters, presidential candidates tout support for Israel
    It began like a hailstorm and hasn't let up. First, spirited sniping over Israel between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during their Boca Raton debate. Then came the Democratic and Republican surrogates, intensifying protracted efforts...
  • Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention

    Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention
    Mitt Romney arrived Tuesday at the condensed Republican National Convention in Tampa as organizers kept a nervous eye on Hurricane Isaac churning toward Louisiana's coast. The storm caused a one-day delay in the convention agenda, but Republican...