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  • *Plans to sell land to China's Genzon for $260 mln- source. LeEco, one of China's most ambitious companies that grew from a Netflix-like video website to a business empire spanning consumer electronics to cars within 13 years, is struggling to support its goals that include beating Elon Musk's Tesla Motors in premium electric vehicle making.

  • WASHINGTON— In a story March 15 about health care legislation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that FreedomWorks, which organized a demonstration near the Capitol against the House Republican bill, is backed by the billionaire Koch brothers. GOP leaders acknowledge health bill changes, may delay vote. Ryan told reporters that GOP leaders could now...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. RBR Meat Company recalled about 21,220 pounds of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were shipped to retail distribution...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- The White House's 2018 budget plan for the U.S. Department of Energy includes $120 million for nuclear waste programs including the restart of licensing for Nevada's Yucca Mountain, a project stalled for years by lawsuits and local opposition. While Yucca Mountain would store waste on a practically permanent basis, the budget money would...

  • Duke Blue Devils guard Frank Jackson drives in a game against the North Carolina Tar Heels on March 10, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • John Kasich of Ohio, Rick Snyder of Michigan, Brian Sandoval of Nevada and Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas said Thursday in a letter that the beleaguered legislation "provides almost no new flexibility for states," fails to ensure enough resources to protect vulnerable residents, and shifts significant new costs to states. Instead, the governors are presenting...

  • The House Budget Committee narrowly voted Thursday to advance the troubled Republican health bill, with defections by three GOP conservatives underscoring the obstacles party leaders face in maneuvering to avoid a stinging setback to their showpiece legislation after seven years of promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare. In another warning signal,...

  • That is still less than some of Trumps fellow Republicans in Congress have called for, including the heads of the committees in the Senate and House of Representatives that oversee the U.S. military. The plan earmarks the new funds to accelerate the fight against Islamic State militants, reverse Army troop reductions, build more ships for the Navy and ramp up the...

  • The $54 billion boost for the military is the largest since President Ronald Reagan's Pentagon buildup in the 1980 s, promising immediate money for troop readiness, the fight against Islamic State militants and procurement of new ships, fighter jets and other weapons. The 10 percent Pentagon boost is financed by $54 billion in cuts to foreign aid and domestic...

  • WHITE HOUSE PROPOSES FUNDS TO REVIVE YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE SITE PROJECT IN NEVADA- BUDGET.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- The White Houses fiscal 2018 budget plan for the U.S. Department of Energy includes $120 million to restart licensing for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a project stalled for years by lawsuits and local opposition. In 2010, then-President Barack Obama withdrew the license to store waste at Yucca amid opposition...

  • March 15- The lawyer defending Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters against insider trading charges said the U.S. government's key witness, former Dean Foods Co Chairman Tom Davis, turned on his client to win a sweetheart deal for himself. "The only thing Billy Walters is guilty of is being friends with and trusting Tom Davis," lawyer Barry Berke said in...

  • LAS VEGAS— Contract negotiations between the Culinary Union and Palace Station management are expected to begin soon following an agreement to settle a series of labor cases filed with the nation's top labor arbiter. The first collective bargaining session must take place within 12 weeks from Monday, when the union and Las Vegas- based Station Casinos signed...

  • Some details on the men, according to an indictment, documents made public by the Justice Department and AP reporting:. People who said they know Baratov told The Associated Press he's an exotic car buff who has owned an Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Porsche and Mercedes, among others. Mike Le, owner of All In Detailings in Mississauga, Ontario, said Baratov was once a...

  • With a crunch-time House vote on a GOP bill replacing that law planned for next week, Vice President Mike Pence ensured conservative lawmakers that the administration was open to changes. With opposition from conservative and moderate GOP lawmakers endangering the measure in the House and Senate, President Donald Trump was expected to urge lawmakers to...

  • LAS VEGAS _ Everi Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $217.3 million in its fourth quarter. The Las Vegas- based company said it had a loss of $3.29 per share. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $249.5 million, or $3.78 per share.

  • WASHINGTON— Undaunted by fellow Republicans' defiance, GOP leaders and the White House redoubled their efforts Tuesday to muscle legislation overhauling America's health care system through Congress following a sobering report about millions being shoved off insurance coverage. President Donald Trump, whose strong Election Day showing in GOP regions...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, March 14- Australia is becoming an interesting microcosm on how to, or how not to, transition an economy from being predominantly powered by coal to more climate-friendly alternatives. Musk, in an exchange of tweets with software billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes, chief executive of Atlassian Corp, offered to fix the electricity supply...

  • LAS VEGAS— The Who has agreed to take up residency this summer at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Caesars Entertainment announced Monday the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will become the first rock band to take up residence at The Colosseum in the hotel-casino since the venue opened in 2003.. Tickets go on Friday at prices from $76 to $501.

  • LAS VEGAS _ Golden Entertainment Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $10 million. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas- based company said it had profit of 44 cents. Golden Entertainment shares have risen 8 percent since the beginning of the year.