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  • LAS VEGAS— Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz was recruited by Sands China Ltd. on Tuesday to argue that Nevada's Supreme Court should dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by the company's former CEO five years ago. Dershowitz and Sands China lawyer Steve Morris argued the company is registered in the Cayman Islands and does business in China,...

  • *Estimated HK $1.57 tln a year channelled through Macau. HONG KONG, Aug 30- Just days after authorities raided five pawn shops in the Chinese territory Macau, many of the neon-lit stores in the world's biggest gambling hub are still letting punters make fake purchases to skirt rules on how much cash they can take out of China. The transaction, which took less than 10...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 27- Caesars Entertainment Corp on Thursday moved a step closer toward a possible trial with bondholders, as a Manhattan federal judge refused to hold the gaming company liable to help repay $7 billion of debt owed by its main operating unit. District Judge Shira Scheindlin rejected requests by bond trustees BOKF NA and UMB Bank NA that Caesars be...

  • LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized direct flights, particularly with Asia. McCarran International Airport director Rosemary Vassiliadis said Thursday that construction to convert...

  • Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare wars Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 12:46 PM ET

    Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. Fliers have been able to fly Chicago to Boston for $80 roundtrip, San Francisco to Las Vegas for $67 roundtrip and New York to Los Angeles, with a connection, for $150 roundtrip. "This is the big break consumers have been waiting for in response to lower fuel prices," says Seth Kaplan, managing...

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 24- President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives for solar power development and use. The steps include an additional $1 billion in loan guarantees for new research projects and near-term savings for homeowners using renewable energy. The moves are part of...

  • LAS VEGAS— President Barack Obama brought presidential star power to tout the benefits of solar electricity in Western states during an annual green power conference Monday in Las Vegas hosted by U.S. Obama headlined an event that Reid has nurtured as Democratic leader of the Senate to seek support for new executive actions and other efforts aimed at making...

  • BOSTON— Massachusetts' top transportation official says Wynn has adequately addressed traffic and transit issues surrounding its planned $1.7 billion casino project for the Everett waterfront. She said Wynn's plan for transit-related improvements in the area, including a commitment to invest over $7 million into subway operations, will address...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- The White House on Monday expanded its push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives for solar panels, smart grid technology and other alternative energies for homeowners and builders. President Barack Obama will travel to Las Vegas, Nevada later on Monday to unveil the new steps, which include an...

  • LAS VEGAS— President Barack Obama on Monday accused fossil fuel interests and other critics of his energy policies of trying to restrict consumers from accessing solar, wind and other renewable sources in order to protect the status quo. "That's not the American way," Obama said in a speech at a green energy conference in Las Vegas. He singled out billionaire...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— The world's largest outdoor retail show considered moving to other cities with more lodging and convention space but chose to stay in Utah after attendees revealed an overwhelming desire to keep the expo at the foot of the mountains in Salt Lake City, officials said Monday. The Outdoor Retailer Show— which is staged twice a year and brings the...

  • ST. LOUIS, Aug 22- Caesars Entertainment Corp has agreed to pay $20 million to settle U.S charges over anti-money laundering lapses and will enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department, said a source familiar with the matter. A spokeswoman for Caesars did not immediately respond to a request for comment, nor did spokesmen for the...

  • BOSTON— Citing traffic concerns, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is calling upon state environmental officials to deny Wynn Resorts a key permit for its $1.7 billion casino project at the Everett waterfront. Healey said in a letter Friday to the state's environmental affairs secretary that Wynn should not get the permit until a plan is in place...

  • To the beat of drummers and under the watchful eye of Las Vegas police, Culinary Union members and others began a short march Friday from Las Vegas Boulevard to the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas, where they say they are rallying because the hotel has blocked efforts to organize its workforce. "Donald Trump says he wants to' make America great again,'" said...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- In July 2013, California urogynecologist Andrew Cassidenti received an email from an entrepreneur named Otto Fisher, who had a proposition. In a phone call, Fisher said he needed doctors to operate at outpatient centers in California and Las Vegas. Fisher said he could guarantee Cassidenti $2,500 for every surgery the doctor performed, "whether...

  • Aug 17- Daniel Negari could not be clearer- his company is not for sale. XYZ.com LLC's founder and CEO Negari says he was literally shaking with excitement when he read Google Inc's announcement that. xyz would host the website of the tech giant's new company, Alphabet Inc.. The 29- year-old entrepreneur, who has offices in Beverly Hills and Las Vegas, told Reuters on...

  • Aug 10- Hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc, known for its indulgent hormone- and antibiotic-free burgers and sides, on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, sending its shares up 8.3 percent in after-hours trading. For the second quarter, Shake Shack's same restaurant sales included 16 domestic company-operated units- six of which...

  • Aug 10- Hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc, known for its indulgent hormone- and antibiotic-free burgers, rich shakes and crinkle-cut french fries, on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, sending its shares up 8 percent in after-hours trading. For the second quarter, Shake Shack's same restaurant sales included 16 domestic...

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 6- Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co will release monthly security fixes for Android phones, a growing target for hackers, after the disclosure of a bug designed to attack the world's most popular mobile operating system. The change came after security researcher Joshua Drake unveiled what he called Stagefright, hacking software that allows...

  • BRIDGEPORT, NJ, Aug 6- As the Federal Reserve puzzles over what is holding back U.S. wages and productivity six years into the economic recovery, a pasta sauce company in New Jersey may offer some answers. Chelten House Products makes private-label sauces and dressings for high-end grocers such as Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and Kroger, and has doubled its workforce...