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  • LAS VEGAS _ Las Vegas Sands Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $545 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 61 cents per share. Las Vegas Sands shares have risen 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATHENS/ MOSCOW/ NEW YORK, July 26- A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece, police and sources said on Wednesday. Police sources identified him as Alexander Vinnik, 38, who was arrested after a tip-off in a small beachside...

  • LAS VEGAS, July 26 (Reuters)- Facebook Inc will provide initial funding of $500,000 for a nonprofit organization that aims to help protect political parties, voting systems and information providers from hackers and propaganda attacks, the world's largest social network said on Wednesday. The initiative, dubbed Defending Digital Democracy, is led by the...

  • LAS VEGAS— Against a backdrop of cyberattacks that have grown into full-fledged sabotage, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos brought a sobering message Wednesday to hackers and security experts at the Black Hat conference. The Black Hat security gathering, happening this week in Las Vegas, follows a series of attacks and data breaches that have...

  • The initiative, dubbed Defending Digital Democracy, is led by the former campaign chairs for Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Mitt Romney, and will initially be based at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, which announced the project last week. Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos announced the company's backing at the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- The Trump administration's refusal to publicly accuse Russia and others in a wave of politically motivated hacking attacks is creating a policy vacuum that security experts fear will encourage more cyber warfare. In the past three months, hackers broke into official websites in Qatar, helping to create a regional crisis; suspected...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- The Trump administration's refusal to publicly accuse Russia and others in a wave of politically motivated hacking attacks is creating a policy vacuum that security experts fear will encourage more cyber warfare. In the past three months, hackers broke into official websites in Qatar, helping to create a regional crisis; suspected...

  • WASHINGTON— Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." When the Senate voted Tuesday evening on the bill's initial amendment, it underscored how hard it will be for the chamber's divided Republicans to pass a sweeping...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. **FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply- 0800 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. **FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply- 0800 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury...

  • Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn

    Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn on Tuesday cautioned analysts against "short-term myopia" in defending Macau's mass market softness.

  • RENO, Nev. _ Monarch Casino& Resort Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $7.2 million. Monarch Casino shares have risen 17 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Monarch Casino, Earnings Report.

  • LAS VEGAS _ Wynn Resorts Ltd. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $74.9 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.09 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.45 billion.

  • Centene Corp. said Tuesday that a better-than-expected performance in those individual insurance markets prompted it to beat Wall Street expectations in the second quarter and raise its forecast for 2017.. But Chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff, like other insurance executives, is worried about the fate of cost-sharing reduction payments that ease...

  • The company also raised the lower end of its full-year production forecast on better yield from its mines in North America and Africa. The production forecast was better than what analysts were expecting, RBC Capital Markets analyst Stephen Walker said, adding that the company's cost performance was also better than expected. However, Sid Subramani, an...

  • The Senate has blocked a wide-ranging proposal by Republicans to repeal much of former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a more restrictive plan. The rejected proposal included language by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell erasing the Obama law's tax penalties on people not buying insurance and cutting Medicaid.

  • **LONDON- Andy Haldane, chief economist and the executive director of monetary analysis and statistics at the Bank of England, gives a speech at The Finance Foundation Annual Lecture- 1700 GMT. BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and...

  • **LONDON- Andy Haldane, chief economist and the executive director of monetary analysis and statistics at the Bank of England, gives a speech at The Finance Foundation Annual Lecture- 1700 GMT. BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and...

  • LAS VEGAS— The actor who played a gentle giant named Hodor in the HBO show "Game of Thrones" has made his Las Vegas pool party debut. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Irish actor Kristian Nairn performed as the DJ on Sunday at The Linq Hotel. The set marked his third gig in Las Vegas, with prior shows taking place at Ghostbar in the Palms and Sushisamba in the Grand...

  • LAS VEGAS _ Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas- based company said it had net income of 17 cents. Keywords: Consumer Portfolio Services, Earnings Report.