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  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev., July 20- O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from prison in October following an emotional hearing that centered on the botched armed robbery of his own mementos at a Las Vegas hotel that landed him behind bars for nine years. A four-member panel of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners voted unanimously to release...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— An MGM Resorts International executive will become the next president of Atlantic City's Borgata casino. Glover joined MGM in 2015, serving as general manager and then president and chief operating office of Beau Rivage Resort& Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. MGM and Boyd Gaming opened the Borgata in 2003, and MGM bought out Boyd's...

  • O.J. Simpson looks over at his lawyer Tom Pitaro during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court on May 17, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will plead for his freedom in a televised broadcast to a parole board on Thursday.

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • BOSTON— Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg, a chief architect of the state law that legalized casino gambling, said Wednesday he was strongly opposed to a new law that could allow casinos to serve alcohol until 4 a.m.. The 2011 casino law required that gambling establishments stop serving alcohol to patrons between the hours of 2 a.m. and 8 a.m. The...

  • NEW YORK— An impending auction of pop star Madonna's personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of previously worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair, was halted by a judge on Tuesday. Manhattan state Supreme Court Judge Gerald Leibovitz ordered Gotta Have It! Tupac, one of the best-selling rappers...

  • BRUSSELS- Slovenian Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman will meet European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. THURSDAY, JULY 20 FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate...

  • BRUSSELS- Slovenian Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman will meet European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. THURSDAY, JULY 20 FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate...

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Faraday Future, an electric car start-up backed by Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting, has hired BMW veteran Ulrich Kranz as chief technology officer, as it pushes to accelerate production of its FF91 luxury electric SUV despite its parent's financial woes. Kranz joins as Faraday struggles to support some of its loftier goals, including...

  • **WELLINGTON- Speech by Toby Fiennes, head of prudential supervision at Reserve Bank of New Zealand-' The Reserve Bank, cyber security and the regulatory framework'- 2230 GMT. **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's opening remarks at the unveiling of the new £10 note at Winchester Cathedral 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press...

  • **WELLINGTON- Speech by Toby Fiennes, head of prudential supervision at Reserve Bank of New Zealand-' The Reserve Bank, cyber security and the regulatory framework'- 2230 GMT. **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's opening remarks at the unveiling of the new £10 note at Winchester Cathedral 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press...

  • LAS VEGAS— The former top federal prosecutor in Nevada has been cited for misconduct in an 8- year-old sex discrimination case. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission determined earlier this year that a former female prosecutor was subjected to sex discrimination and retaliation while Greg Brower was in charge of the U.S. attorney's office in...

  • More than 500,000 visitors have flocked to Meow Wolf's kaleidoscopic walk- and crawl-through exhibit space since it opened in a converted Santa Fe bowling alley in early 2016. The offering appeals directly to Meow Wolf's fan base to help outfit a creative studio in Santa Fe with heavy manufacturing equipment, while hiring a new creative team.

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Regulators took steps this week to make sure Nevada's fledgling but popular marijuana industry doesn't run out of pot to sell. "Being fully integrated, we have one facility so we can grow it in the back, have a production kitchen in the middle and a retail store in the front," said James Green, a retired police officer who runs Shango Las Vegas, one of the...

  • The Nevada Tax Commission adopted the rules after a three-hour hearing Thursday. The lawyer for a group of Nevada alcohol wholesalers suing the state over marijuana distribution licenses says an emergency regulation state tax commissioners are considering to free up more licenses would be just as illegal as an earlier one struck down by a Carson City judge.

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Nevada's law is unique among legal pot states, dictating that only alcohol wholesalers can transport the drug from growers to storefronts for the next 18...

  • Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Trump Hotels said a data breach at a service provider compromised card payment details at 14 of its properties.