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  • 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.

  • *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.

  • 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.

  • Hertz's deal with Uber will allow drivers in Los Angeles to rent cars from certain off-airport Hertz locations. The deal could be expanded to other areas in the United States, Hertz said. Hertz, which piloted a similar partnership with Lyft in Las Vegas and Denver last year, said it would also rent cars in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The Obama administration and U.S. Senate Republican leaders scrambled on Tuesday to garner enough support to get a Puerto Rico debt relief bill through a critical procedural vote set for Wednesday which several lawmakers predicted would be close. After months of waiting for Congress to act as Puerto Rico's economic crisis progressively...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- A year after Travis Kelso-Turner and his husband got married, their to-do list of financial tasks still daunts them. That landmark Supreme Court decision in June 2015 is making a significant impact on the finances of the LGBT community because of the large increase in the number of same-sex married couples, surveys have found.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- A year after Travis Kelso-Turner and his husband got married, their to-do list of financial tasks still daunts them. That landmark Supreme Court decision in June 2015 is making a significant impact on the finances of the LGBT community because of the large increase in the number of same-sex married couples, surveys have found.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are pursuing insider trading cases on a pace not seen since 2012- before a major appellate ruling limited their ability to bring charges against hedge fund managers and other traders. Since May alone, those charged include famed Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters and hedge fund manager Sanjay...

  • Deadly heat wave fueling Western wildfires

    Soaring temperatures across the Southwest are spurring wildfires and forcing evacuations.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 20- California's power grid operators warned homes and businesses on Monday to conserve electricity as rising demand for air conditioning stoked by a record-setting heat wave across the U.S. Monday's alert was the first big test of power generators' ability to meet heightened energy demands in the greater Los Angeles area without natural...