Supreme Court Paves Way for Legalized Sports Betting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for states to legalize sports betting in a defeat for the major American sports leagues, endorsing New Jersey’s bid to allow such wagering and striking down a 1992 federal law that prohibited it in most places.

Sanctioned Russian Tycoon Hands Back His Private Jets

MOSCOW – Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska has handed back three private jets he was leasing because U.S. sanctions imposed on him last month make it impossible to keep using the planes, the firm retained by the owners to sell the aircraft said on Thursday.

White House Lawyer Ty Cobb to Retire

White House lawyer Ty Cobb, hired to assist President Donald Trump with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election, will retire at the end of May, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday.