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WSJ: Steve Wynn Paid Woman $7.5M Using 'Entity Y'

Paper says the LLC was created in 2005 to handle settlement funds

(Newser) - In its bombshell report detailing allegations of sexual misconduct against casino mogul Steve Wynn, the Wall Street Journal alleged that a manicurist who said she was forced to have sex with Wynn walked away with a $7.5 million settlement. In a new report, the Journal details just how that... More »

Trump Notches an Endorsement First

Nevada's biggest paper says he doesn't represent 'the danger his critics claim'

(Newser) - Donald Trump scored a major newspaper endorsement Sunday, bringing his total number of major newspaper endorsements in the general election to one. He got the nod from the Las Vegas Review-Journal , Nevada's biggest paper, which was bought late last year by billionaire casino mogul and Trump supporter Sheldon Adelson,... More »

After Adelson Buys Vegas Paper, Editor Quits

Mike Hengel: departure from 'Review-Journal' probably 'a relief' to Adelsons

(Newser) - A staff already stunned that their newspaper had been secretly purchased by the family of billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson was thrown another loop Tuesday evening: Its top editor is stepping down, CNNMoney reports. "I think my resignation probably comes as a relief to the new owners, and it... More »

GOP Donor's Family Confirms Vegas Newspaper Buy

Review-Journal is now part of the Adelson empire

(Newser) - The family of billionaire casino mogul and GOP kingmaker Sheldon Adelson has revealed that it bought the Las Vegas Review-Journal, ending a week of speculation and demands by staff, media watchdogs, and politicians to know the identity of the new boss. After the announcement last week that the paper had... More »

Nev. Newspaper Defends Commenters' Anonymity

Review-Journal , ACLU fight subpoena for commenters' identities

(Newser) - A tax-evasion trial has sparked a free-speech controversy at the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The paper has declined to honor a federal subpoena demanding the identities of everyone who commented on an article on the trial. Businessman Robert Kahre faces tax-fraud charges for hiding the real value of sales of gold... More »

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