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New Casino Announced for Dodge City

Updated: 09/26/2008 - The Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility has decided that Butler National Service Corporation will build and manage a new casino in dodge city.

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Picasso painting heads for NYC auction

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Picasso's "Harlequin" is going on the auction block. The 1909 work was owned for about 60 years by surrealist painter Enrico Donati.

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Baby Cereal Latest Problem In China Milk Scandal

Posted: 09/26/2008 - The list of products caught in China's tainted milk scandal grew Friday to include baby cereal in Hong Kong and snack foods in Japan, while Taiwan reported three children and a mother with kidney stones in the island's first cases possibly linked to the crisis.

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Popular Chinese Candy Linked To Tainted Milk

Posted: 09/26/2008 - They were Premier Zhou Enlai's favorite late-night snack. He loved White Rabbit candy so much he gave a bag to President Nixon during his historic visit to China. But the iconic brand, beloved by generations of Chinese, took a hit after it was linked to the tainted milk scandal.

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Russia Warship Heads To Africa After Pirate Attack

Posted: 09/26/2008 - A Russian warship on Friday rushed to intercept a Ukrainian vessel carrying 33 battle tanks and a hoard of ammunition that was seized by pirates off the Horn of Africa — a bold hijacking that again heightened fears about surging piracy and high-seas terrorism.

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Jobless Claims Pushed To 7-year High

Posted: 09/26/2008 - New claims for unemployment benefits jumped last week to their highest level in seven years due to the impact of a slowing economy and Hurricanes Ike and Gustav, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

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Fortis Names New CEO After Shares Plunge

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Netherlands - Fortis NV named a new chief executive officer on Friday, after the banking and insurance company's shares fell 21 percent over worries about its solvency.

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Tightening Of Credit Strikes Nerve Among Consumers

Posted: 09/26/2008 - When Deb Freitag applied for a credit card so she could replace her roof, her leaky refrigerator and her old dishwasher, she was offered a $1,000 line of credit, not the $5,000 she needed.

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Stocks Mixed On Bailout Clash; Tech Slides

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Financial markets remained on edge Friday after the Bush administration's proposal for a $700 billion banking bailout ran into opposition from Republican lawmakers.

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Spokeswoman: DJ AM Released From Burn Hospital

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Celebrity disc jockey DJ AM has been released from a Georgia hospital after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash a week ago, a spokeswoman for the musician said Friday.

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Swiss man flies over Channel on jet wing

Posted: 09/26/2008 - He had nothing above him but four tanks of kerosene and nothing below him but the cold waters of the English Channel. But Yves Rossy leapt from a plane and into the record books on Friday, crossing the channel on a homemade jet-propelled wing.

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Pakistan to US after clash: Stay away from border

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Pakistan sought to reassure Washington on Friday that it remained an ally in fighting terrorism, but it also warned the U.S. to stay out of Pakistani territory while hunting down militants along the volatile border with Afghanistan.

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Rep. Barney Frank predicts bailout deal by Sunday

Posted: 09/26/2008 - The Bush administration and Congress anxiously revived negotiations Friday on a $700 billion financial bailout, one day after the largest bank collapse in U.S. history provided a brutal reminder of the risks of failure.

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DJ AM Released From Burn Hospital

Posted: 09/26/2008 - After Suffering Second & Third Degree Burns, He Returns Home While Travis Barker's Expected Release Is Still Unknown.

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Neb. dad who left 9 kids says he was overwhelmed

Posted: 09/26/2008 - An out-of-work widower who abandoned nine of his children at a hospital under Nebraska's new safe haven law said he was overwhelmed without his wife and just "fell apart." "I hope they know I love them," Gary Staton told KETV. "I hope their future is better without me around them."

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Swiss man flies over Channel on jet wing

Posted: 09/26/2008 - He had nothing above him but four tanks of kerosene and nothing below him but the cold waters of the English Channel. But Yves Rossy leapt from a plane and into the record books on Friday, crossing the channel on a homemade jet-propelled wing.

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Pakistan warns US troops after exchange of fire

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Pakistan sought to reassure Washington on Friday that it remained an ally in fighting terrorism, but it also warned the U.S. to stay out of Pakistani territory while hunting down militants along the volatile border with Afghanistan.

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WaMu becomes biggest bank to fail in US history

Posted: 09/26/2008 - As the debate over a $700 billion bank bailout rages on in Washington, one of the nation's largest banks - Washington Mutual Inc. - has collapsed under the weight of its enormous bad bets on the mortgage market.

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