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  • July 20- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk Wednesday unveiled an ambitious plan to expand the company into electric trucks and buses, car sharing and solar energy systems. In a blog post titled "Master Plan, Part Deux," Musk sketched a vision of an integrated carbon-free energy enterprise offering a wider range of vehicles, and products and services...

  • July 20- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk Wednesday unveiled an ambitious plan to expand the company into electric semi trucks and buses, car sharing and solar energy systems. In a blog post titled "Master Plan, Part Deux," Musk sketched a vision of an integrated carbon-free energy enterprise offering a wider range of vehicles, and products and services...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Leonardo DiCaprio bought the movie rights for what would be "The Wolf of Wall Street" back in 2007. Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring DiCaprio as real-life convicted stockbroker Jordan Belfort "The Wolf of Wall Street," went on to make $400 million at the worldwide box office, get five Oscar nominations, and win a Golden Globe for the popular...

  • RENO, Nev. _ Monarch Casino& Resort Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $5.7 million. Monarch Casino shares have increased almost 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Monarch Casino, Earnings Report.

  • July 20- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday he will roll out a new master plan for the electric luxury car maker this evening, after hints he intends to make Tesla a renewable energy enterprise offering products and services beyond vehicles. Musk told more than 4 million Twitter followers that a "post should go live on Tesla website" around...

  • Prosecutors said the money was used to buy artwork, including paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet, luxury properties in New York and London and gambling debts in Las Vegas. The FBI and other U.S. regulators, including New York's Department of Financial Services, have been investigating Goldman Sachs' business relationship with 1 MDB.

  • WASHINGTON— The United States moved Wednesday to recover more than $1 billion that federal officials say was stolen from a Malaysian wealth fund by people close to prime minister Najib Razak, money that was used for high-end real estate, artwork and production of the Hollywood film, "The Wolf of Wall Street." The diverted funds paid for luxury properties in New...

  • *Adds $200 million for 2016 Obamacare losses. *Optum unit revenue rises 51.5 percent to $20.6 billion. Next year, it will exit most of the two dozen states where it sells individual insurance on the exchanges but still has plans to sell in Nevada, New York and Virginia.

  • UnitedHealth's second-quarter earnings jumped 11 percent to beat investor expectations even though the nation's largest health insurer took a bigger hit than expected from coverage linked to the Affordable Care Act. But another strong gain from UnitedHealth's Optum segment helped push the company's total net income up to $1.75 billion from $1.59...

  • Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said in a news release that he would disclose details of the Volkswagen suit on Tuesday that accuses VW of violating state environmental laws and defrauding regulators. New York state and Massachusetts are filing separate lawsuits related to the same issue, according to a source. New York state said last month it had...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ DETROIT, July 13- Tesla Motors Inc has ended a program that guaranteed the resale value of its cars, and lowered the starting price of its Model X crossover, the high-profile electric vehicle maker said on Wednesday. Within the next 12 months, Tesla has disclosed it could pay a maximum of $192.4 million to cover resale value guarantees on 4,209...

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  • BELIZE CITY, Belize, July 12- Burdened by chronic back pain, Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow avoids traveling abroad, his colleagues say. But in January, he flew to Washington and visited one government agency after another on a singular mission: reconnecting his country to the U.S. financial system. As banks scrub their books of potentially risky businesses...

  • The deal is backed by private equity firms Silver Lake Partners LP and KKR& Co LP as well as investment firms owned by billionaire Michael Dell and his family. The company's parent Zuffa LLC, which gets its name from the Italian word for "fight", is controlled by casino moguls Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta. UFC Chief Executive and Chairman Lorenzo Fertitta will no...

  • NEW YORK, July 5- The FBI in New York City has undisclosed probes into about 30 suspected insider trading schemes, the agency said, in a sign investigators remains focused on building cases despite a court ruling that could curtail such prosecutions. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's New York office has about 50 ongoing insider trading investigations,...

  • JERUSALEM, July 4- Nochi Dankner, once one of Israel's most powerful tycoons who lost his business empire in the global economic downturn, faces up to five years in jail after a Tel Aviv court found him guilty on Monday of manipulating share prices. But in February 2012, after things had turned sour for his business empire, Dankner propped up the price of shares in his...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, July 1- Tesla officially touts its partial self-driving Autopilot feature as a back-up to human drivers, but some of the car maker's comments- and some high profile videos- have led many drivers to think of it as a replacement. The questions of whether drivers are being lulled into a false sense of security by such technology, and who is...

  • Las Vegas Strip gaming revenue keeps tumbling

    Gross gaming revenue on the Strip slipped for the third consecutive month in May, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

  • An artist's rendering of the Tesla Gigafactory

    Tesla has sent twelve "Golden Tickets" to holders of Model 3 reservations to attend the Gigafactory grand opening, Verge Reports.