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  • FANDUEL'S OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL SAYS A NEW YORK COURT "WOULD DISAGREE" WITH NY STATE AG DECISION.

  • Nov 11- CBRE Group Inc said it has been hired by billionaire investor Carl Icahn to sell Fontainebleau Resort Las Vegas, five years after taking control of the property. The Wall Street Journal reported the sale earlier on Wednesday and pegged the deal value at about $650 million. Fontainebleau, which was planned as a $3 billion project, filed for bankruptcy...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 11- Argentina's ruling party presidential candidate would quickly slash grains export taxes and gradually phase out other controls that hurt farm profits, one of his top advisers said on Wednesday, changes that would sharply break with current policy. Candidate Daniel Scioli would cut the levy to 25 percent on his first day in office, and then...

  • BANGKOK, Nov 12- Thailand's telecoms regulator extended an auction of two 4 G licences on Wednesday after fierce competition from four operators, which had drawn nearly 60 billion baht after 15 hours of bidding. Advanced Info Service Pcl, True Corp, Total Access Communication and Jasmine International vied to win the licences for bandwidth on the 1800 MHz...

  • *Ecuador, Venezuela press for cuts in global production. NEW YORK, Nov 11- Oil prices fell about 3 percent on Wednesday to their lowest since August on worries that U.S. government data will show a seventh weekly build in crude inventories. U.S. crude stocks jumped 6.3 million barrels last week, powered by a big rise at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery point as higher...

  • HOUSTON, Nov 10- A traffic jam of oil tankers has emerged along the U.S. More than 50 commercial vessels were anchored outside ports in the Houston area at the end of last week, of which 41 were tankers, according to the Houston Pilots, an organization that assists in the navigation of larger vessels in and around port areas. As of Nov. 6, more than 20 million barrels of...

  • *Retailers fall after Macy's cuts forecasts. Nov 11- U.S. stock indexes were little changed in muted afternoon trading on Wednesday as investors bought into tech and industrial stocks after selling retailers earlier in the session after a disappointing full-year forecast from Macy's. Amazon was up 2.2 percent at $674.10, providing the biggest boost to the S&P...

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 11- Carlsberg's new chief executive has to get the business growing again and regain the confidence of its shareholders before he can think about any expansion, he said on Wednesday, after announcing $1.4 billion of writedowns and restructuring charges. Carlsberg's largest regions are Western Europe, Eastern Europe, which includes the ailing...

  • Nov 11- CBRE Group Inc has been hired by billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn to sell the Fontainebleau Resort Las Vegas, the property broker's spokesman told Reuters. The Wall Street Journal reported the sale earlier on Wednesday and pegged the deal value at about $650 million. The unfinished resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip was planned as a $3...

  • TOKYO, Nov 11- Japan's first commercial passenger plane in half a century made its maiden flight on Wednesday, in a breakthrough for the country's long-held ambition to establish an aircraft industry able to challenge some of the major players in global aviation. The unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which built the World War Two-era Zero fighter, is hoping...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 11- The $1 billion in added revenue Cisco and Ericsson each expect to see by 2018 from their new partnership to build next-generation networks announced this week is just a start for sales growth, top executives said on Wednesday. Top executives at both Cisco and Ericsson told an investor conference that they expected "at least" $1 billion a-piece...

  • BISSAU, Nov 11- Toronto- listed Canadian miner GB Minerals said on Wednesday it has completed a feasibility study for a $200 million phosphates project in Guinea-Bissau that will start producing in 2018.. A two-month power vacuum in the coup-prone West African country delayed progress on several major deals and aid projects but a new government was installed...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 11- Mexico will start soliciting bids later this month in its first auction of renewable energy certificates, part of an electricity sector overhaul that ends the state-owned power company's monopoly, government officials said on Wednesday. National electricity company CFE will initially be the only buyer of the energy from companies that...

  • TABLE-Nigeria's new cabinet Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    Nov 11- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari appointed his cabinet on Wednesday after a five-month-long wait. The high-profile minister of finance post went to banker Kemi Adeosun, and minister of state for petroleum to Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, who will also remain the head of the state oil company NNPC for now. Buhari decided to remain petroleum minister.

  • DUBLIN, Nov 11- Apple is committed to staying in Ireland even if European Union regulators rule against the country's tax deal with the iPhone maker, Chief Executive Tim Cook was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Apple had no "special deal" in Ireland and would support the Irish government in appealing if an adverse ruling is made in an ongoing EU investigation, Cook...

  • *Wheat anchored by poor export demand. CHICAGO, Nov 11- U.S. corn and soybean futures edged higher on Wednesday in a bargain-buying and technical bounce from contract lows posted a day earlier due to bearish U.S. Department of Agriculture supply and demand forecasts. Chicago Board of Trade December corn rose 2-1/ 2 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $3.61-1/ 2 a bushel by...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 11- Spain's Telefonica is committed to staying in the Mexican market and sees its subsidiary there as an attractive candidate for a share market flotation, the group's finance chief said on Wednesday. Telefonica has a market share of about 20 per cent in Mexico but has long trailed billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil which has around 70...

  • UPDATE 1-Facebook launches news app 'Notify' in U.S. Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 12:55 PM ET

    Nov 11- Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it launched its news app Notify for iPhone users in the United States. The app- which offers content from news sources such as Fox News, Washington Post and CBS Sports- allows user to share notifications directly from the lock screen. The company's app competes with Twitter Inc's recently launched service called Moments,...

  • *Copper nears 6- year low before trading higher. NEW YORK, Nov 11- Oil prices fell to their lowest since mid-September on Wednesday on worries about growing U.S. stockpiles, while the U.S. dollar took a breather from recent gains. Brent was down $1.26 cents, or about 2.7 percent, at $46.12 barrel, while U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate benchmark was down $1 at $43.21...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 11- Argentina's ruling party presidential candidate would quickly slash grains export taxes and gradually phase out other controls that hurt farm profits, one of his top advisers said on Wednesday, changes that would sharply break with current policy. Candidate Daniel Scioli would cut the levy to 25 percent on his first day in office, and then...