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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.
WILMINGTON, Del.-- The governors of Delaware and Nevada signed a first-of-its kind Internet gambling agreement on Tuesday that establishes a legal framework allowing residents of the two states to play online poker against one another. "I consider this a landmark intersection in the road of gaming history," Nevada Gov.
By 2018, the median price of single-family homes will be close to the peak reached in 2006 before the national market cratered, according to the study from the Demand Institute, a nonprofit think tank operated by The Conference Board and Nielsen.
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.
TORONTO, Feb 25- Many of the small Canadian-listed mineral explorers that supply global major miners with new projects are considering merging with peers, according to a Reuters survey, but for most it may be tough to close deals.
CARSON CITY, Nev.-- The filming of "Mall Cop: Blart 2" would highlight Las Vegas, the surrounding region and jump start Nevada's film industry, representatives of Sony Pictures Entertainment told a state panel Monday in making their pitch for tax credits to bring the silver screen production to the Silver State.
BOSTON, Feb 20- Herbalife executives will meet with U.S. lawmakers' staffs in Washington on Friday to explain the business model of the nutrition company that has been fending off accusations by billionaire investor William Ackman that it is running a pyramid scheme.
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.