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Joanne Rogers, concert pianist who was married to TV’s Mister Rogers, dies at 92

By Mark Kennedy | Associated Press  Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved children’s TV host Mister Rogers, has died in Pittsburgh. She was 92. Rogers died Thursday, according to the Fred Rogers Center. No cause of death was given. “Fred Rogers Productions is deeply saddened by the passing of Joanne Rogers,” according to a statement from the center. “The loving partner of Fred Rogers for more than 50 years, she conti...
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Illusionist Siegfried of Siegfried & Roy dies in Las Vegas

BERLIN — German news agency dpa is reporting that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81. The news agency said Thursday that Fischbacher’s sister, a nun who lives in Munich, confirmed his death of cancer. “He was at home in Las Vegas,” Sister Dolore told dpa. She said she talked to her brother on the phone before he died and they prayed together. “I could pray with him and tell him that I will always be with him in my h...
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The life of Sheldon Adelson, the late casino billionaire behind The Venetian and Marina Bay Sands, who donated more than $120 million to Republican causes in 2020

Gambling giant Las Vegas Sands Corp's Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson speaks during an interview with Reuters in Macau, China, December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor, died on January 11 at the age of 87. Adelson, who was chairman and majority shareholder of the world's largest casino operator, Las Vegas Sands, was worth an estimated $33 billion in January 2021 before he died, per Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Adelson...
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Trump, Pence and Reid react to death of Sheldon Adelson

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire casino mogul and Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson died Monday night at 87. Here are some reactions to...
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Top House Republican Liz Cheney says she will vote to impeach Donald Trump – live

Wyoming conservative’s split with Trump could give cover to othersPresident rejects responsibility for Capitol riot he inspiredSchumer: Trump should not hold office one day longer’Ex-Michigan governor set to be charged over Flint water scandalTrump donor and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson dies at 87Kamala Harris: how will America’s next vice-president wield her power? Join the Guardian and cultural critic Margo Jefferson for a live conversation on 18 January at 4pm ET. Register here 11.17pm GMT ...
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Mitch McConnell reportedly believes Trump deserves impeachment over Capitol riot – live

Report says the Republican is pleased with Democrats’ actionsPresident rejects responsibility for Capitol riot he inspiredSchumer: Trump should not hold office one day longer’Ex-Michigan governor set to be charged over Flint water scandalTrump donor and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson dies at 87 10.13pm GMT Hi there, it’s Maanvi Singh - blogging from the West Coast. John Katko, a Republican representative of New York, has said he would vote to impeach Donald Trump for inciting the attack on the...
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Capitol riot: prosecutors cite 'mind-blowing' range of crimes as Trump denies responsibility – live

DoJ indicate ‘unmatched’ criminal conduct including felony murderPresident rejects responsibility for Capitol riot he inspiredSchumer: Trump should not hold office one day longer’Ex-Michigan governor set to be charged over Flint water scandalTrump donor and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson dies at 87 9.15pm GMT There are now metal detectors outside the House chamber, which lawmakers will have to pass through before gaining access to the floor.There are now metal detectors outside the House floor...
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Sheldon Adelson's Fortune Helped Turn the GOP Into the Party of Israeli Apartheid

With Donald Trump’s help, Adelson spent the last years of his life helping to make the dreams of the Israeli right a reality.
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GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson had 'massive impact' on Republican politics

Casino and hotel magnate Sheldon Adelson used his vast fortune to support Republican candidates and conservative causes in the U.S.,...
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Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate who moved an embassy

Sheldon Adelson, the son of Jewish immigrants who became one of the world's richest men, dies at 87.
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Sheldon Adelson, the magnate who moved an embassy

Sheldon Adelson, the son of Jewish immigrants who became one of the world's richest men, dies at 87.
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Sheldon Adelson dies: Casino mogul, Trump donor dead after non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma diagnosis

Sheldon Adelson – the billionaire founder and CEO of Las Vegas Sands and one of President Donald Trump's largest donors – has died at the age of 87.         [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Casino mogul and political donor Sheldon Adelson dead at 87

Mr Adelson was known for his support of Republicans and the state of Israel.
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Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and Republican megadonor, dead at 87

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire mogul and GOP power broker who built a casino empire spanning from Las Vegas to China, has died.
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Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate and major Trump donor, dies aged 87

Wife Miriam Adelson announces death after ‘long illness’Adelson used his money to oppose Palestinian statehoodUS politics – live coverageSheldon Adelson, a casino magnate, perennial top single donor to Donald Trump and other Republican causes and an influential opponent of a two-state solution in the Middle East, has died. He was 87.In a statement, his wife Dr Miriam Adelson said the Las Vegas Sands chairman and chief executive had died “of complications from a long illness”. A Nevada newspaper ...
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Sheldon Adelson, renowned casino mogul and major GOP donor, dies at 87

Sheldon Adelson. Associated Press Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino mogul, newspaper owner, philanthropist, and Republican donor, died on January 11 at the age of 87. A statement from Las Vegas Sands, of which Adelson was founder, chairman, and CEO, said he passed away from complications related to treatment for non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Adelson, whose net worth was more than $33 billion in January 2021, according to Bloomberg's Billionaire Index, was the majority stakeholder in the cas...
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Sheldon Adelson, Republican kingmaker and casino magnate, has died at 87

Sheldon Adelson, the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands and a major donor to Republican politicians, died late Wednesday following complications related to his cancer treatment, his company said. He was 87.
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Sheldon Adelson dead at 87, Sands casino mogul and Trump financial backer was in failing health for a long time, say those who knew him

Casino mogul and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson has died at age 87. He was one of Donald Trump's biggest financial backers. Sheldon Adelson was owner of Yisrael Hayom newspaper, CEO of Las Vegas Sands, and a former close friend of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, reports the Jerusalem Post in its obituary: Sheldon Adelson, CEO and chairman of Las Vegas Sands, the largest casino company in the United States, passed away Tuesday at his home in Las Vegas. — Read the rest
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Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson dies

The casino magnate donated massive sums to Republican candidates and various causes.
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Sheldon Adelson, Billionaire Donor to G.O.P. and Israel, Is Dead at 87

Mr. Adelson drew a cornucopia of cash from his empire of casinos and resort hotels and poured money into right-wing causes.
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Sheldon Adelson takes medical leave of absence from his casino company

Sheldon Adelson, the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, is taking a leave of absence from his positions to receive medical treatment for cancer.
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Only 6 major US newspapers have endorsed Trump for reelection

President Donald Trump. Caitlin O'Hara/Getty Images President Donald Trump has received only six endorsements from major newspapers for his reelection, as of Nov 2. Meanwhile, more than 40 news outlets have endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Newspaper endorsements have historically helped undecided voters choose a candidate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Only six major American newspapers have endorsed President Donald Trump for reelection, far be...
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GOP Scrambles To Retain Senate Majority, Even If Trump Goes Down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are fighting to save their majority, a final election push against the onslaught of challengers in states once off limits to Democrats but now hotbeds of a potential backlash to President Donald Trump and his allies on Capitol Hill. Fueling the campaigns are the Trump administration’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis, shifting regional demographics and, in some areas, simply the chance to turn the page on the divisive political climate. Control of the Senate c...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: Republican senators attacked the wrong enemy at this week's hearing — Twitter and Facebook are actually the GOP's biggest allies

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey answered questions from senators during a hearing focused on Section 230 on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Reuters Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post and video, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." Galloway writes that he considers Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to be among the GOP's biggest supporters, due to their failure to crack down on misinfo...
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How billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars during the pandemic

40 million Americans filed for unemployment during the pandemic, but billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars. This isn't the first time billionaires have seen gains while others dealt with loss, and it tends to tie back to two things. First, the government disproportionately gives more aid to larger companies. Then, when the stock market bounces back, the unequal bailouts mean that the wealthy still have money on hand to invest and thus profit, while the middle and ...
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Only 5 major US newspapers have endorsed Trump for reelection

President Donald Trump. Caitlin O'Hara/Getty Images President Donald Trump has received only five endorsements from major newspapers for his reelection, as of Oct. 28. Meanwhile, nearly 40 news outlets have endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Newspaper endorsements have historically helped undecided voters choose a candidate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Only five major American newspapers have endorsed President Donald Trump for reelection, far b...
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GOP mega-donor considers selling Las Vegas Sands casinos

Las Vegas Sands, operated by GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, is reportedly exploring a sale for its upscale Las Vegas resorts, marking Adelson's exit from the turbulent US gambling industry.
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GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson considers selling his Las Vegas Sands casinos

Las Vegas Sands, operated by GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, is reportedly exploring a sale for its upscale Las Vegas resorts, marking Adelson's exit from the turbulent US gambling industry.
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Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands in talks to sell Vegas Strip properties in potential $6 billion deal

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is reportedly looking to sell Las Vegas Strip properties struggling to attract visitors amid COVID-19 travel fallout.         [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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