The Wall Street Journal: Wynn Resorts general counsel who knew about secret $7.5 million settlement to step down

The Wall Street Journal: Wynn Resorts general counsel who knew about secret $7.5 million settlement to step down
A top executive at Wynn Resorts Ltd. who knew for years about a $7.5 million settlement between former Chief Executive Steve Wynn and a casino employee intends to step down from her role soon, according to the company. Kim Sinatra, the company’s executive vice president and general counsel, will no longer serve in that position as of July 15, the... Read More

In One Chart: Are engagement rings passé?

In One Chart: Are engagement rings passé?
Young lovestruck couples still mark their engagements with diamonds. But should they find a less expensive way to start their lives together? Chance the Rapper proposed to his girlfriend Kirsten Corley on the Fourth of July. He got down on one knee and presented his wife-to-be with an engagement ring. When Britain’s Prince Harry proposed to Meghan Markle, there was... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Trump says ‘Putin’s fine,’ and he plans to ask again about election meddling

The Wall Street Journal: Trump says ‘Putin’s fine,’ and he plans to ask again about election meddling
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet July 16. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to raise the issue of Russia’s “malign activity” in Europe, its efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, and allegations that Moscow possesses banned missile technology in a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this month, a senior administration official... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Canada’s Trudeau, facing groping allegation, says he did nothing inappropriate

The Wall Street Journal: Canada’s Trudeau, facing groping allegation, says he did nothing inappropriate
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday he doesn’t believe he behaved inappropriately during an interaction with a female reporter that took place 18 years ago and has come under renewed scrutiny. The allegation was made in an editorial published in the Creston Valley Advance, a newspaper in the West Coast province of British Columbia, in 2000. The editorial was... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Japan executes doomsday cult leader responsible for sarin gas attacks in 1990s

The Wall Street Journal: Japan executes doomsday cult leader responsible for sarin gas attacks in 1990s
TOKYO — The head of a Japanese doomsday cult responsible for deadly gas attacks in the 1990s was executed on Friday, public broadcaster NHK reported. Chizuo Matsumoto, also known as Shoko Asahara, had been on death row since 2004. During morning rush hour on March 20, 1995, members of the doomsday cult he led, Aum Shinrikyo, punctured plastic bags with... Read More