LAS VEGAS (AP) -- You've probably seen the ads; they are all over channels that broadcast sporting events: places where you can win money by playing fantasy teams. Those sites like DraftKings and FanDuel are coming under increasing scrutiny -- because some of the activity is being compared to insider trading. One DraftKings employee says he accidentally posted online data that showed which NFL players were being picked the most for draft lineups for a day's contest. The same worker won $350,000 on a competing fantasy site. Both DraftKings and FanDuel have issued statements on their websites yesterday saying they have policies in place to make sure their employees don't take advantage of inside information.
IN THE NEWS: TEEN YOUTUBE STAR DIES AFTER MEDICAL EMERGENCY
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- A coroner in Maryland is looking into the death of a teenager who had become an Internet star. His name: Caleb LeBlanc -- and the 13-year-old boy appeared in his family's video blog and in his own YouTube posts about his playing Minecraft. Caleb died last Thursday at a hospital after authorities responded to a call about what they are calling an "unknown medical emergency." Police say the death isn't suspicious -- and there is no criminal investigation under way.
US trade deficit widens to $48.3 billion in August
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by a surge in shipments of cell phones from China.
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