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  • *Macau unit says parent reached confidential settlement. HONG KONG, June 1- Sands China Ltd, the Macau casino company controlled by U.S. billionaire and prominent Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, said its parent Las Vegas Sands Corp has settled with a former chief executive, bringing an end to a near six-year legal battle. Steve Jacobs, who led Sands' Macau...

  • HONG KONG, June 1- Sands China Ltd, the Macau casino company controlled by U.S. billionaire and prominent Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, said it has settled with a former chief executive, bringing an end to a near six-year legal battle. Steve Jacobs, who led Sands' Macau operations from 2009 to 2010, sued Sands' parent Las Vegas Sands Corp in 2010 for breach of...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

    Many Israelis view the U.S. presidential contest as a choice between a predictable option in Clinton and a volatile one in Trump.

  • Sheldon Adelson may donate $100M to Trump's campaign

    The casino mogul is contemplating a $100 million contribution to Donald Trump's campaign.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan

    Paul Ryan was convincing when he said he wouldn't accept the GOP nomination for president. But if you were listening, he hinted at what might be next.

  • A Republican delegate at the GOP Convention in 2012.

    The GOP convention may be a complete disaster but that's not a bad thing. Here's why, says Jake Novak.

  • The SEC said the consultant served as a middleman to conceal Las Vegas Sands' effort to buy a team in the Chinese Basketball Association, which forbade gaming companies from ownership, and part of a Beijing building despite China's casino gambling ban. Las Vegas Sands also failed to properly document some transactions involving its Macau operations, the SEC...

  • HONG KONG, April 3- A Macau court has ruled that a former business partner of Las Vegas Sands Corp, the world's biggest casino company, can proceed with a lawsuit seeking billions in damages for breaking the terms of their former partnership agreement. In a filing made on March 16, a court in the Chinese southern territory denied Las Vegas Sands a motion to dismiss...

  • March 14- Las Vegas Sands Corp persuaded Nevada's highest court to throw out a more than $100 million verdict in favor of a Hong Kong businessman for helping Sheldon Adelson's gaming company enter the fledgling Macau casino market more than a decade ago. In a decision on Friday, the Nevada Supreme Court found "insufficient evidence" to support a May 2013 jury...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb 24- Venture capital groups invested $1.8 billion in commercial space startups in 2015, more than in the last 15 years combined, a report by aerospace consultants the Tauri Group shows. The investors include Microsoft Corp's Bill Gates, Amazon.com Inc's Jeff Bezos, Alphabet Inc's Larry Page, Dish Network Corp's Charles Ergen, Microsoft...

  • Marco Rubio

    Marco Rubio's biggest challenge in this presidential race may be to avoid biting the hands that feed him.

  • HONG KONG, Feb 1- Gambling revenues for the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 21.4 percent in January, ahead of a Lunar New Year week-long holiday which is expected to boost the number of visitors to the world's largest casino hub. Macau, which relies on the casinos for revenue, has been battered by a two-year-old anti-corruption campaign and slowing growth in...

  • New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman speaks at a press conference, March 3, 2014, in New York.

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is taking your fantasy football away, and creating a winning election issue for the GOP.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig.

    One democratic candidate has an important message and deserved to be on the podium, but he couldn't get a spot, says Kabir Sehgal.

  • Most billionaires share these 3 traits...

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on what three things that billionaires have in common.

  • Sheldon Adelson

    Billionaire Sheldon Adelson has been called many things, but there is one label that he has decided to fight in court: “foul-mouthed.”

  • Las Vegas Sands Corp, The Venetian.

    The casino empire's executives assured analysts Wednesday that tales of Macau's demise are unfounded.

  • Stock market data

    Notable, wealthy founders and executives saw a wide spectrum of gains and losses from their company's stock movement in 2014.

  • Hanging above the "Center Bar," a Pepsi-branded LED display with 2.1 million pixels.

    South Korea looks like the consolation prize as Japan's $15 billion casino dream fades.

  • Las Vegas Sands casino sits behind the Fishermans Wharf in Macau, in this Feb. 7, 2006 file photo.

    A former Macau business partner of Las Vegas Sands is suing Sands for at least $5 billion in profits that it says are owed.