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  • July 27- The publisher of marijuana enthusiast magazine, "High Times," plans to take the company public, High Times Holding Corp announced Thursday, as an increasing number of U.S. states legalize the drug. Oreva Capital, which in June announced it had bought a controlling stake in High Times for $70 million, is selling the company to special purpose acquisition...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- U.S. Senate Republicans begin another push on Thursday to unravel Obamacare, seeking to wrap up their seven-year offensive against former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that extended insurance coverage to millions. The skinny bill's details will be released at some point on Thursday, before the Senate...

  • LAS VEGAS _ MGM Resorts International on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $210.6 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.66 billion.

  • Oreva Capital, which in June announced it had bought a controlling interest in High Times for $70 million, is selling the company to special purpose acquisition company, Origo Acquisition Corp, for $250 million, the sources said. "This is a market that is growing at a 27 percent annual growth rate," said Troy Dayton, chief executive officer of cannabis investment and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- U.S. Senate Republicans begin their final push on Thursday to unravel Obamacare, seeking to wrap up their seven-year offensive against former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that extended insurance coverage to millions. The skinny bill's details will be released at some point on Thursday, before the Senate...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- U.S. Senate Republicans begin their final push on Thursday to unravel Obamacare, seeking to wrap up their seven-year offensive against former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that extended insurance coverage to millions. The skinny bill's details will be released at some point on Thursday, before the Senate...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- U.S. Senate Republicans begin their final push on Thursday to unravel Obamacare, seeking to wrap up their seven-year offensive against former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that extended insurance coverage to millions. The skinny bill's details will be released at some point on Thursday, before the Senate...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- U.S. Senate Republicans begin their final push on Thursday to unravel Obamacare, seeking to wrap up their seven-year offensive against former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that extended insurance coverage to millions. The skinny bill's details will be released at some point on Thursday, before the Senate...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- U.S. Senate Republicans begin their final push on Thursday to unravel Obamacare, seeking to wrap up their seven-year offensive against former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that extended insurance coverage to millions. The skinny bill's details will be released at some point on Thursday, before the Senate...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- U.S. Senate Republicans begin their final push on Thursday to unravel Obamacare, seeking to wrap up their seven-year offensive against former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that extended insurance coverage to millions. The skinny bill's details will be released at some point on Thursday, before the Senate...

  • RENO, Nev. _ Employers Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $24.8 million. Employers Holdings shares have increased nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Employers Holdings, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK/ ATHENS/ MOSCOW, July 26- A U.S. jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator of a digital currency exchange he allegedly used to launder more than $4 billion for people involved in crimes ranging from computer hacking to drug trafficking. Alexander Vinnik was arrested in a small beachside village in northern Greece on Tuesday, according to...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- Republican U.S. Senate leaders, struggling to keep a seven-year promise to end Obamacare, turned their focus on Wednesday to passing a slimmed-down "skinny" repeal measure that would throw the issue into negotiations with the House of Representatives. The failures underscored the party's deep divisions on the role of government in helping...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at July 19-20 policy meeting 2350 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting.

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at July 19-20 policy meeting 2350 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting.

  • Acacia, of which Barrick owns 63.9 percent, is caught up in sweeping changes to Tanzania's mining industry spearheaded by President John Magufuli, who believes the East African country is not getting its fair share of profits from the sector. Barrick's chairman John Thornton met Tanzania's president in mid-June and they agreed to hold discussions to resolve...

  • LAS VEGAS _ Allegiant Travel Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $48.5 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.96 per share. Allegiant Travel shares have declined 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • 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...