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Connecticut House approves casino exclusivity bill, sends it to Senate

Connecticut House approves casino exclusivity bill, sends it to Senate

MGM has pushed aggressively for open bidding to expand casino gambling in the state. About 19 hours later, the Senate , which had approved the third-casino deal two weeks earlier, signed off on the so-called "sweetener". MGM tried to convince legislators to think bigger and open a competition for a major casino resort in Fairfield County that could draw from an under-served gaming market in New York City, suggesting a license fee for such a resort could be worth $100 million.


Though economy surprises, ECB to stick with stimulus program

Though economy surprises, ECB to stick with stimulus program

The first quarter growth rate was the highest since the first three months of 2015, when the European Central Bank first began printing money to boost inflation and stimulate growth. Zollner said any further negative headlines for Trump coming from Comey's testimony "will cause markets to negatively reassess the likelihood of his policy agenda - of most interest for markets, tax and regulatory reform - passing".



ECB president sees inflation still subdued

The ECB has already reduced the ceiling on monthly asset purchases from a peak of €80 billion per month to €60 billion per month. Wall Street opened broadly steady in NY after the latest drop in jobless claims, but it had been set to be more impressive before Draghi's caution.


Saracens drawn against Clermont in Champions Cup group stage

Saracens drawn against Clermont in Champions Cup group stage

A second all-Premiership collision will take place in Pool 1 , where beaten domestic finalists Wasps tackle Harlequins, alongside clashes with Ulster and La Rochelle. MUNSTER will face familiar foes, Racing 92 and Leicester Tigers in Pool 4 of next season's Champions Cup. Five-time European Cup winners Toulouse are in Pool 2 along with Cardiff Blues, Sale Sharks and Lyon, while Challenge Cup runners-up Gloucester will play Pau, Zebre and Agen.


ISRO To Launch India's Heaviest Rocket With GSAT-19 Satellite Today

ISRO To Launch India's Heaviest Rocket With GSAT-19 Satellite Today

Cryogenic rocket technology was denied to India in 1993, and Isro scientists and engineers had to undertake a two-decade long effort to build indigenous capability, learning the hard way. Sriharikota: With its plans to compress the capabilities of six ton communication satellites in a four ton spacecraft, India intends to use only its own rocket for launching satellites, Indian space agency chief AS Kiran Kumar said on Monday.