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Herbalife Critic To Release Pyramid Scheme “Evidence” Today

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Today is the day billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman promises to wipe out Herbalife. Ackman has spent 50-million dollars of investors' money to prove that the supplements company is a pyramid scheme. Ackman will release the results of an undercover investigation of Herbalife's nutrition clubs this morning in New York City.

Analyst Predicts Vegas Casino Smoking Ban Within Two Years

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV) -- A gaming analyst predicts there could be a ban on smoking in Vegas Strip casinos within the next two years. The "Review-Journal" cites Andrew Zarnett with Deutsche Bank as saying Sin City could follow the example of Macau , which plans to ban smoking on casino floors this October. Las Vegas…

Senators To Hold Confirmation Hearing For VA Nominee

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Senate takes up the nomination of Robert McDonald to head the Department of Veterans Affairs today. President Obama nominated McDonald after the resignation of embattled former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki . The VA is riddled with systemic scheduling problems and long wait times for treatment.

Ohio Man Infected With MRSA

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Amelia, OH) -- An Ohio man is being treated for MRSA . Daniel Cox of Amelia tells WXIX-TV he contracted the infection through a cut in his leg after swimming at a lake in June. He's currently hospitalized as doctors battle what they say is an aggressive infection. Signs were posted at East Fork Lake…

Chicago Leaders Looking For Ways To Stop The Violence

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Chicago, IL) -- Crime doesn't seem to be slowing down in Chicago. Forty-three people were shot over the weekend and four of them died, including an eleven-year-old girl who was hit in the head by a stray bullet while attending a slumber party. City leaders are meeting today with local police and the feds, hoping…