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  • CNBC's Contessa Brewer breaks down the new safety measures in place for Las Vegas casinos as they reopen.

  • March 13- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday it has begun a probe following an in-flight incident involving an older 737 aircraft manufactured by Boeing Co and flown by Southwest Airlines. The FAA said the aircraft was en route to Boise, Idaho, from Las Vegas on Monday and experienced a gradual loss of cabin pressure at one point before...

  • March 13- U.S. aviation safety regulator is investigating a possible structural problem with Boeing Co's older 737 aircraft following an in-flight incident that caused a 12- inch rupture in the aluminum skin of a Southwest Airlines jet, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

  • March 12- Wynn Resorts Ltd:. *WYNN RESORTS CEO MATT MADDOX ANNOUNCES UPDATES TO SAFETY PROGRAM AND POLICIES. *TEMPORARILY CANCELLATION INCLUDES BUFFETS, NIGHTCLUBS AND THEATERS IN LAS VEGAS AND BOSTON.

  • NEW YORK, March 12- Global stocks plunged into a bear market and oil slumped further on Thursday after stimulus efforts from the European Central Bank failed to calm investors alarmed by U.S. moves overnight to restrict travel from Europe over the spread of the coronavirus. President Donald Trump restricted certain travel from Europe to the United States in a...

  • *Airlines, cruise liners tank on Europe travel ban. March 12- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq cratered into a bear market on Thursday as a shock move by President Donald Trump to suspend travel from Europe rattled investors already shaken by fears of a global recession on the back of a coronavirus pandemic. American Airlines and United Airlines plummeted over 13%.

  • *Airlines, cruise liners tank on Europe travel ban. March 12- Wall Street was set to sink into a bear market on Thursday, with airline stocks in a tailspin after President Donald Trump's shock move to suspend travel from Europe. "It's not just the fear of the economy going weak but basically being on the brink of shutting down," said Dennis Dick, proprietary trader at...

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    Attorneys for a woman suing Wynn are questioning the appointment of a federal judge who was once the lead counsel for Wynn Las Vegas in the case.

  • March 10- Americas heavy equipment makers aim to make tariffs an election year issue after losing market share to imports of foreign goods as a result of the levies on inputs imposed by the Trump administration. The top 10 countries that export construction equipment to the United States gained 9% in market share over the past year, largely due to a loss of...

  • March 9- U.S. equities plunged on Monday as trading resumed following a slump in oil prices. Trading on U.S. stock exchanges was halted immediately after opening as the S&P 500 fell 7%, triggering an automatic 15 minute cutout put in place after the 2008-9 financial crisis. MIKE LOEWENGART, MANAGING DIRECTOR, INVESTMENT STRATEGY, E* TRADE FINANCIAL CORPORATION, IN...

  • March 9- U.S. equities plunged on Monday as trading resumed following a slump in oil prices. Trading on U.S. stock exchanges was halted immediately after opening as the S&P 500 fell 7%, triggering an automatic 15 minute cutout put in place after the 2008-9 financial crisis. DENNIS DICK, HEAD OF MARKETS STRUCTURE, PROPRIETARY TRADER AT BRIGHT TRADING LLC IN LAS VEGAS.

  • A view of Las Vegas, where the Trump administration had said it would host ASEAN leaders.

    The United States has decided to postpone a meeting with leaders of Southeast Asian countries it had planned to host on March 14 due to worries about the coronavirus outbreak, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on Friday.

  • President Donald Trump had invited leaders of the 10- member Association of Southeast Asian Nations to meet in Las Vegas after he did not attend a summit with the group in Bangkok in November. "As the international community works together to defeat the novel coronavirus, the United States, in consultation with ASEAN partners, has made the difficult decision to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case of unknown origin was confirmed in California on Friday. "We will use the Defense Production Act as necessary to enable that our contracts go to the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case of unknown origin was confirmed in California on Friday. "We will use the Defense Production Act as necessary to enable that our contracts go to the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The United States has decided to postpone a meeting with leaders of Southeast Asian countries it had planned to host on March 14 due to worries about the coronavirus outbreak, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on Friday. President Donald Trump had invited leaders of the 10- member Association of Southeast Asian Nations to meet...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The United States has decided to postpone a meeting with leaders of Southeast Asian countries it had planned to host on March 14 due to worries about the coronavirus outbreak, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on Friday. President Donald Trump had invited leaders of the 10- member Association of Southeast Asian Nations to meet...

  • CHICAGO/ WASHINGTON, Feb 25- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday alerted Americans to begin preparing for the spread of coronavirus in the United States after infections surfaced in several more countries. The announcement signaled a change in tone for the Atlanta- based U.S. health agency, which had largely been focused on efforts to...

  • Joe Biden, the former vice president, appeared headed to a badly needed second-place finish in Nevada after poor showings earlier this month in the first two nominating contests in the Democratic presidential race ahead of the Nov. 3 election. For Biden and other moderates who argue Sanders is too liberal to beat Trump and who have been trying to blunt his...

  • LAS VEGAS, Feb 22- Bernie Sanders solidified his front-runner status with what appeared to be a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope. Sanders, a senator from Vermont, rode a wave of backing from a diverse coalition of...