Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather reportedly tipped his chefs $300 each during a recent visit to a Las Vegas restaurant.
The 42-year-old was celebrating a friend's birthday with 16 others at Catch Las Vegas when he made the generous gesture.
A source told reporters, "He personally thanked everyone, the cooks were ecstatic and thankful!" Business Insider reports Mayweather is known to be a big spender, having once spent $18 million on a 280-carat diamond watch.
A devoted wife and mother whose 50th birthday celebrations were interrupted bya diagnosis of early onset dementia has vowed to focus on life's positives andenjoy every moment with the family she adores. Turning 50 together in 2019,teachers Marie and Neil Ouldridge first fulfilled her lifetime ambition ofholidaying in the US gambling mecca Las Vegas in the February - waking one"magical" morning to see snow on the ground in the desert. Next came Neil'sturn in the July. He celebrated his birthday with a family holiday with hiswife and their children - engineer Joseph, 23, and apprentices Tommy, 21 andGeorgia, 18 - to Andalucía in southern Spain, followed by a romantic weekendwith Marie in Prague, in the Czech Republic.
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Two people have become the first passengers on a Hyperloop, a technologyconsidered to be the future of high-speed ground transport. The demonstrationand test took place on a 500 metre test track in the Nevada desert near LasVegas on Sunday.
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President Donald Trump is escalating his efforts to sow doubt about theoutcome of the presidential race. Trump's campaign engaged in a flurry oflegal activity to try to improve the Republican president's chances and castdoubt on the election results, requesting a recount in Wisconsin and filinglawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia. A Trump campaign statementdelivered to reporters in Las Vegas, said a lawsuit was pending in Nevada tostop voting. "We are filing in federal district court here in Las Vegas, we'reasking for emergency relief, TRO (temporary restraining order) and injunctiverelief," former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt said. "We're asking thejudge to, due to all of these irregularities, to stop the counting of impropervotes."
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A small American automaker has just secured the title of world's fastest production car. SSC North America announced Monday that their Tuatara hypercar reached an average speed of 316.11 mph. According to CNN, the record-breaking feat came during two dashes outside Las Vegas. The vehicle was tested on a seven-mile stretch of a Nevada highway on Saturday. The car also reached the highest speed ever achieved on a public road, at 331.15 mph.
The Wall Street Journal reported Pfizer cut the number of vaccines it planned to ship in 2020. According to Business Insider, this is due to supply chain delays. Sources say Pfizer sourced materials and set up supply chains while developing a vaccine. This is an "unprecedented" move in the world of medicine and vaccine development. But Pfizer and BioNtech maintain they will produce 1.3 billion doses by the end of 2021.
UPS has told drivers to stop picking up packages from some large retailers during the holiday season. Business Insider reports the move is just temporary. This year is expected to be busier than usual for carries. More retailers are relying on online orders for holiday shopping. UPS has told drivers to stop picking up packages from some large retailers as the holiday shipping season picks up.
On Wednesday, December 2nd, the US coronavirus outbreak set grim new records. 3,100 Americans died, a new high. Business Insider reports number of virus hospitalizations passed 100,000. The US is still the worst-affected country in the world. Officials are issuing dire warnings about the months ahead. President Donald Trump is barely mentioning the virus. He is still fixated on his election loss a full month after voting ended.
The mayor of Austin, Texas, told his constituents on a video call last month to 'stay home' and avoid unnecessary travel. The message was a bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus in the city and across Texas, as COVID-19 patients are already overwhelming hospitals. But according to Business Insider, Mayor Steve Adler, a Democrat, neglected to mention where he was when he filmed the public service announcement.
The NY Times reports that Pres. Elect Joe Biden plans to keep Christopher Wray on as FBI Director. A senior Biden official told The Times Biden was "not removing the FBI director unless Trump fired him." Business Insider speculated the move is part of the Biden team's broader effort to restore trust intelligence and justice systems. The institutions which have been in place to protect Americans has become overtly politicized under the Trump administration.