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LAS VEGAS— Food Network star Guy Fieri's restaurant is now open for business on the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurant, named Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen& Bar, is located at the Quad Resort& Casino and welcomed its first customers last week.
WASHINGTON— To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian. Now, Republican candidates are adjusting their plans and linking Democratic Senate candidates to Reid, painting the 74- year-old leader and his allies as unscrupulous politicians.
WASHINGTON— In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, The Associated Press erroneously reported that cellulosic biofuels that failed to release 60 percent less carbon than gasoline wouldn't earn a $1 per gallon subsidy. That tax subsidy expired on Dec. 31, 2013.
BEIJING— Tesla Motors Inc. delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and CEO Elon Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can. Tesla probably will invest several hundred million dollars in charging infrastructure in China, Musk told reporters.
SYDNEY, April 22- Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd is set to bid for a $2 billion casino complex in Las Vegas, according to media report, underscoring the Melbourne- based casino operator's ambition to expand to more markets.
LAS VEGAS— A group including casino company MGM Resorts announced plans Monday to build a 33- acre open-air music venue on the Las Vegas Strip to host a four-day Rock in Rio USA festival beginning in May 2015.
LAS VEGAS— A former Nevada doctor at the center of a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak has been ordered into federal custody for a mental evaluation. U.S. Senior District Judge Larry Hicks signed the order last week to determine if Dipak Desai is mentally competent to accept a plea deal on federal health care fraud charges.
SAN FRANCISCO— Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
New York- based Orange Capital, which raised its stake in the company to 4.5 percent, as of April 10, said it was in talks with the company regarding opportunities to maximize shareholder value.
TORONTO, April 21- Talks between Barrick Gold Corp and Newmont Mining Corp about a potential merger have hit a snag, but sources close to the situation say the companies remain keen to reach a deal and discussions are likely to resume.
WASHINGTON— Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help fight climate change.
CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada's jobless rate held steady in March at 8.5 percent, the same as the month before, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.
WASHINGTON— More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/ 2- year recovery.
In addition, Stan Greenberg, James Carville and others wrote that in head-to-head polling tests the mere mention of the word "recovery" is trumped by a Republican assertion that the Obama administration has had six years to get the economy moving and its policies haven't worked.
LAS VEGAS— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.
NEW YORK— A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.
BOSTON, April 15- Massachusetts' top securities regulator on Tuesday charged a company that marketed online telephone services with running a $1 billion pyramid scheme that targeted minorities, including Brazilian-Americans.
HENDERSON, Nev.— Owners of a popular tapas chain with three locations in the Las Vegas area announced Tuesday they would close a branch that recently received a bad evaluation from health inspectors.
NEW YORK— The groundbreaking song-and-dance show "Soul Train" is chugging toward Broadway.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.— In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300- horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.