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LAS VEGAS-- A Mexican channel that's been dry for decades as cities and farms drink up the waters of the Colorado River will once again flow in an experiment to restore the region's flora and fauna.
SALT LAKE CITY-- The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating.
NEW YORK-- Adam Lambert has never paid attention to the haters, and he won't start now as the lead singer for the rock band Queen on their upcoming summer tour. That's not why we do this, "Lambert told The Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7- A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, reformed hackers and a few people who fell into both those camps.
LAS VEGAS-- Floyd Mayweather revealed on Twitter that his May 3 fight against WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana will take place at the MGM Grand. "I will be fighting at the best place on Earth on May 3rd... the MGM Grand," Mayweather, the WBC welterweight champion, tweeted Wednesday.
March 4- Caterpillar Inc's chief executive said on Tuesday several of the company's biggest markets, including China and North America, were strengthening modestly, but he warned that the global economy was largely fragile and sensitive to unexpected shocks like the crisis in Ukraine.
A hooded Rihanna tried her best to pass unnoticed at the Stella McCartney show but caused yet more mayhem. Meanwhile, the world's most influential fashion critic, Suzy Menkes, announced she's ditching newspapers after a quarter of a century, though she denied there's an end in sight for the print industry.
FRANKFURT, March 3- Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in a market that has grown to account for almost 10 percent of new car sales in austerity-scarred Europe.
HONG KONG, March 3- China's gambling hub Macau raked in a record $4.8 billion in gaming revenues for the month of February, far above analyst expectations, with strong spending from wealthy punters during and after a week-long national holiday.
HONG KONG, March 3- China's gambling hub Macau raked in 38 billion patacas in gaming revenues in February, boosted by strong spending from wealthy punters during and after a week-long national holiday.
TOKYO/ MACAU, Feb 26- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is willing to bet $10 billion that his Las Vegas Sands will become the leader in casino gambling in Japan, an offer he says his competitors can't match.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- A man who served prison time for conning Hollywood stars and reputedly inspired Leonardo DiCaprio's performance in "The Wolf of Wall Street" was in federal court on Thursday facing charges that he used a friend's credit card to buy liquor, a plane ticket and food, according to court filings.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- A man who served prison time for conning Hollywood stars and reputedly inspired Leonardo DiCaprio's performance in "The Wolf of Wall Street" was in federal court on Thursday facing charges that he used someone else's credit card to buy liquor, a plane ticket and food, according to court filings.
The National Association of Home Builders said on Tuesday that builder confidence dropped 10 points between January and February, from 56 to 46, the largest drop since the survey began in 1985. Readings below 50 mean more builders view market conditions as poor than favorable.
Hotel pioneer Robert Bigelow has been constructing his latest real estate project in space.
Feb 18- Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let users buy and sell bitcoin, the latest step into the mainstream for the digital currency.
Feb 14- Wells Fargo& Co, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is tiptoeing back into subprime home loans again. The small steps from Wells Fargo could amount to a big change for the mortgage market.
*Inland Diversified to get between 1.650 -1.707 Kite Realty shares. *Kite Realty to sell Inland's multi-family assets. Feb 10- Kite Realty Group Trust said it would buy Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc for $1.2 billion in stock to boost its shopping center portfolio and help it enter new markets in the United States.
Feb 10- Kite Realty Group Trust, an operator of community shopping centers, said it would buy Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc for about $1.2 billion in stock. The deal would allow Kite Realty to enter markets including Westchester, New York, Bayonne, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Virginia Beach and Salt Lake City.
*Genting Singapore, Landing International to develop $2.2 bln South Korea casino resort. HONG KONG, Feb 7- Casino operator Genting Singapore and Chinese property developer Landing International Development will develop a $2.2 billion casino resort in South Korea, joining global gaming firms rapidly expanding across Asia to court wealthy Chinese punters.