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  • Trump on Monday signed a revised executive order banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from travelling to the United States. Those countries account for a tiny percentage of U.S. visitors, but there is growing concern that the order could hurt the image of the United States and scare other tourists away. The U.S. dollar has gained more than 5 percent...

  • Trump on Monday signed a revised executive order banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the United States. Those countries account for a tiny percentage of U.S. visitors, but there is growing concern that the order could hurt the image of the United States and scare other tourists away. The U.S. dollar has gained more than 5 percent...

  • March 3- Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc for years has used a secret tool to avoid authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned, the company confirmed on Friday. The New York Times first reported the existence of the program, called Greyball, which uses data from the Uber app and other methods to identify...

  • March 3- Ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has for years used a secret tool to deceive the authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned, the New York Times reported, citing sources. The person said Greyball had not been used in the United States in more than a year. The New York Times said Uber used the methods to...

  • March 3- U.S. high-end department store chain Neiman Marcus has hired investment bank Lazard Ltd to explore ways to bolster its balance sheet as it seeks relief from $4.9 billion in debt, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Neiman Marcus operates 42 Neiman Marcus Stores across the United States and two Bergdorf Goodman stores in Manhattan.

  • An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC.

    Uber used its technology to evade authorities in cities around the world, The New York Times reports.

  • March 3- U.S. high-end department store chain Neiman Marcus has hired investment bank Lazard Ltd to explore ways to bolster its balance sheet as it seeks relief from a $4.9 billion debt pile, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Neiman Marcus operates 42 Neiman Marcus Stores across the United States and two Bergdorf Goodman stores in Manhattan.

  • March 2- Liquidator Gordon Brothers Group won the auction on Thursday for the intellectual property of the Wet Seal LLC with a bid of $3 million, besting the $1.5 million initial offer from Canadian retailer YM Inc, people familiar with the matter said. Gordon Brothers and Versa Capital Management, the private equity owner of Wet Seal, declined to comment.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- A federal judge has rejected Las Vegas gambler William "Billy" Walters' bid to dismiss criminal insider trading charges after an FBI agent admitted to leaking details about the probe to reporters. The judge also rejected Walters' argument that the FBI agent, David Chaves, might have leaked information about other white-collar cases, and that this "...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- If you had to name just one person on Earth who is living his or her best life, David Copperfield would have to be among the finalists. Copperfield, 60, has become the world's foremost illusionist, with a show currently at Las Vegas' MGM Grand. By 10 years old, I was taking the bus to Manhattan's Port Authority, alone, and would sneak into Broadway shows and...

  • Las Vegas Sands Corp, The Venetian.

    Casino operators globally are eyeing entry into Japan, but one analyst said Japanese lawmakers may adopt Singapore's methods in limiting gambling.

  • HONG KONG, Feb 28- Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group posted a better-than-expected 51 percent rise 2016 net profit, thanks to a recovery in the world's biggest gambling hub, and forecast double-digit gaming revenue growth for this year. Galaxy, one of six listed casino operators in the Chinese territory of Macau, had been hit by sagging demand...

  • Robert Frank tries the $5,000 FleurBurger 5000 with Chef Hubert Keller.

    CNBC's Robert Frank discusses his experience tasting a $5,000 burger in Las Vegas.

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    In local markets across the nation, there are too few listings to meet the strong buyer demand.

  • Feb 21- U.S. solar company First Solar Inc raised its 2017 sales forecast due to the timing of the sale of a major project, but said a large facility in Arizona had been canceled due to opposition to its location on tribal lands. First Solar raised its 2017 net sales forecast to $2.8 billion to $2.9 billion from $2.5 billion to $2.6 billion. First Solar said the more...

  • First Solar raised its 2017 net sales forecast to $2.8 billion- $2.9 billion from the $2.5 billion- $2.6 billion it previously forecast. The new revenue forecast allows for full revenue recognition on the Moapa project sale, located northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, the company said. First Solar reported a net loss of $719.9 million, or $6.92 per share, for the fourth...

  • Starting this summer, you and your loved one can tie the knot at Taco Bell's flagship Cantina restaurant in Las Vegas.

  • Vegas Golden Knights is announced as the name for the Las Vegas NHL franchise

    The Golden Knights are about to show if a sport played on ice can do well in the scorching desert of Las Vegas.

  • TEL AVIV, Feb 9- Nochi Dankner, once one of Israel's most powerful businessmen who lost his business empire in the global financial crisis, has appealed to the country's supreme court against his conviction for manipulating share prices. It is expected to take several months until the Supreme Court hears the case and in the meantime Dankner will remain free, a...

  • TEL AVIV, Feb 9- Nochi Dankner, once one of Israel's most powerful businessmen who lost his business empire in the global financial crisis, has appealed to the country's supreme court against his conviction for manipulating share prices. It is expected to take several months until the Supreme Court hears the case and in the meantime Dankner will remain free, a...