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MACAU, March 12- Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd look best placed to benefit from the next phase of Macau's development as the world's gambling capital adds eight more mega-casinos by 2017..
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.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- A U.S. appeals court ruling that significantly boosted gay rights will stand, as a pharmaceutical company involved in the case said on Monday that it would not appeal.
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.
VANCOUVER/ TORONTO, March 9- Private equity firms are going underground. In the past, they have largely shunned mining acquisitions, as the volatility of commodities prices and cash flow made it difficult to structure leveraged deals.
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.
March 4- Warren Buffett is seeking to reassure shareholders about how his Berkshire Hathaway Inc will perform in the decades after he steps down or dies, but remains as vague as ever about succession plans. Jeff Immelt, the CEO at General Electric Co, has been unable to get his company's share price anywhere near the heights achieved by his predecessor Jack Welch.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could determine whether workers should be paid for time spent waiting for company security checks.
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.
NEW YORK, March 1- Berkshire Hathaway released its annual letter to shareholders on Saturday, written with Chief Executive Warren Buffett's usual combination of common-sense advice and belief in the power of investing. Following are highlights of the letter.
NEW YORK, March 1- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday signaled he plans to make more large acquisitions to expand a conglomerate that posted a record profit in 2013, helped by a recovering U.S. economy.
CARSON CITY, Nev.-- Nevada is turning to its own state government experts to provide technical support and oversight to its beleaguered health exchange.
CARSON CITY, Nev.-- Nevada's chief economist says the state gained 60,700 private sector jobs over the last three years. The assessment released Thursday by Chief Economist Bill Anderson says the figures exceeded previous job growth expectations and signals Nevada's economy continues its climb out of recession.
RENO, Nev.-- Tickets to the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert are just as hot as ever. Burning Man spokeswoman Megan Miller tells the Reno Gazette-Journal everything went smoothly with their new online ticketing partner, Ticketfly, where tickets sold for $380. Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com.