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  • DETROIT, Nov 15- A Chinese tech entrepreneur's U.S. startup halted construction this week on a $1 billion electric vehicle factory in Nevada, a sign financial problems were escalating for Jia Yueting, who aimed to be a rival of Elon Musk's Tesla Motors Inc.. Faraday Future, based in Gardena, California, reportedly missed several payment deadlines with contractor...

  • DETROIT, Nov 15- Startup Faraday Future has stopped construction of a planned $1 billion electric vehicle factory in North Las Vegas, the company said on Tuesday, another sign of trouble for Chinese tech entrepreneur Jia Yueting, who hoped to displace Elon Musk's Tesla Motors Inc.. Faraday is part of a network of young EV companies in China and the United States...

  • Nov 15- Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future said on Tuesday it has stopped construction on a planned $1 billion factory in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The company, based in Gardena, California, reportedly missed several payment deadlines with contractor AECOM, according to a Nevada state official. The Faraday spokesman said the company is "refocusing its...

  • *Ban Ki- moon says Paris climate agreement "unstoppable". MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 15- France and the United Nations on Tuesday stepped up warnings to U.S. French President Francois Hollande, addressing almost 200 nations meeting in Morocco on ways to slow global warming, said that inaction would be "disastrous for future generations and it would be dangerous for...

  • *Ban Ki- moon says Paris climate agreement "unstoppable". MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 15- France and the United Nations on Tuesday stepped up warnings to U.S. French President Francois Hollande, addressing almost 200 nations meeting in Morocco on ways to slow global warming, said that inaction would be "disastrous for future generations and it would be dangerous for...

  • MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 15- U.N. At a meeting of almost 200 nations in Morocco to work out ways to implement the 2015 Paris agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, Ban said U.S. companies, states and cities were all pushing to limit global warming. "What was once unthinkable has become unstoppable," he told a news conference of the Paris Agreement, agreed by...

  • MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 15- U.N. At a meeting of almost 200 nations in Morocco to work out ways to implement the 2015 Paris agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, Ban said U.S. companies, states and cities were all pushing to limit global warming. "I am sure he will make a quick, wise decision," Ban said, saying that climate change was having severe impacts from the...

  • Nov 8- Republican Donald Trump sued the registrar of voters in Clark County, Nevada over a polling place in Las Vegas that had been allowed to remain open late last week to accommodate people who were lined up to vote.

  • TRUMP CAMPAIGN SAYS BALLOTS FROM LAS VEGAS LOCATION ON NOVEMBER 4 SHOULD NOT BE "COMINGLED" WITH OTHER VOTES-LAWSUIT.

  • DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN SUES REGISTRAR OF VOTERS IN CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA OVER CLOSING TIME OF POLLING PLACE LAST WEEK IN LAS VEGAS- LAWSUIT.

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  • *MGM prepared to invest up to 1 trln yen. Chief Executive Officer James Murren said MGM would spend between 500 billion yen and one trillion yen on an "integrated resort"- a large-scale project combining casinos with hotels, shopping and conference space- in Tokyo, Yokohama or Osaka. Multiple blue-chip companies would look for an equity stake in an MGM- led project, he...

  • *MGM prepared to invest up to 1 trln yen. Chief Executive Officer James Murren said MGM would spend between 500 billion yen and one trillion yen on an "integrated resort"- a large-scale project combining casinos with hotels, shopping and conference space- in Tokyo, Yokohama or Osaka. Multiple blue-chip companies would look for an equity stake in an MGM- led project, he...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 28- An American Airlines jet caught fire moments before it was due to depart O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Friday, prompting the crew to abort takeoff and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration cited a blown-out tire reported by the flight crew as the plane was rolling down the...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 26- Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group posted a 28 percent jump in third-quarter net profit, as newer, family-friendly projects helped draw in visitors to the Chinese territory. Galaxy and the five other listed casino operators in Macau have been hit by sagging demand from high roller Chinese gamblers due to a crackdown on...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Nevada's state gambling regulator is investigating allegations that Las Vegas Sands Corp casinos allowed high-stakes Chinese players to bet millions of dollars in other people's names, according to people directly familiar with the investigation. The Nevada Gaming Control Board "has made inquiries related to this matter and we've...

  • Michelle Moore, head of digital banking for Bank of America, said in an interview on Monday that Erica will be smarter than a robot because she will bring up topics on her own, using predictive analytics as opposed to only answering questions customers ask. The bank plucked the name Erica from the last five characters of its own name, said Moore, who introduced the...