Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City said they expect to shut down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts said no final decision has been made on the Boardwalk casino. But the company said it expects the casino to close its doors Sept. 16. Notices warning employees of the expected closing will go out to the casino's 1,000-plus employees Monday. read more
A former stripper has gone public with the health problems and disfigurement she has faced since getting butt implants. Renee Talley, 45, shared a video of how she could flip over the implants under her skin and let photos be taken of her backside, which can't be repaired surgically. "I don't really look in the mirror at myself anymore," said Talley, who appeared on the E! network show Botched to describe her situation and discourage others from having the surgery. read more
A single mother in Britain is facing jail after her bank account accidentally received $90,000 (U.S.) in city government funds and she immediately went on a shopping spree, spending around $17,000 before the error was discovered. Michaela Hutchings, 23, used funds accidentally transferred into her account by Lichfield Council to buy expensive designer shoes, handbags and sunglasses at Selfridge's department store. She claims she's being punished because of her looks. "If I wasn't much to look at and played the card of 'Oh, I only get this much a month, I was in a bit of a sticky situation' I reckon I'd have got a slap on the wrist and just paid back a fiver a week," she said. "I pleaded guilty but the only person guilty is the person who put the money in my account." read more
The feminists hadn't shown up yet, but they could, at any moment, with their protest signs and screaming. The threat of them was an infuriating and exhilarating specter throughout the weekend, a symbol of the oppression facing the men's rights activists who had gathered to meet for their inaugural conference.
Israel's nearly three-week vigil for three teens kidnapped in the West Bank -- including one with U.S. citizenship -- ended grimly Monday, with the discovery of their bodies just north of Hebron. The search for Eyal Yifrach, 19; Gilad Shaar, 16; and Naftali Frenkel, also 16, who were snatched while hitchhiking, ended even as Israeli forces were conducting raids in the West Bank, where Hamas operates. Frenkel holds dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship.Israeli forces were massing Monday in the West Bank village of Halhul, just north of Hebron. Sources said the bodies were found in a shallow grave in an open field. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to speak on the discovery later Monday. read more