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  • LAS VEGAS— As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city where branding is everything. The city put that motto on hold, and the public agency charged with...

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  • SYDNEY, Oct 18- Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd was accused of tampering with poker machines on Wednesday when a lawmaker tabled a video of whistleblowers in parliament, sending shares in the casino firm sliding. The accusations present a fresh headache for Crown, which is nearly half-owned by billionaire James Packer, after the arrest of more than a dozen...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- Jewel's rise in the music world from the Alaska frontier to first-name-only star is almost unbelievable: Girl endures an abusive environment, becomes homeless- and then not only survives, but reaches the pinnacle of her profession. Q: Who was passing along life lessons back in Alaska? In Alaska you are often parented by nature.

  • Cruise Automation, a San Francisco- based self-driving software company owned by General Motors Co., aims to begin testing in New York City early next year. GM and Cruise are applying to operate in New York under a new pilot program announced Tuesday by New York Gov. Volkswagen AG's Audi brand and GMs's Cadillac also have demonstrated semi-autonomous...

  • OAKLAND, California, Oct 17- The two Honduran women told nearly identical stories to the immigration courts: Fear for their lives and for the lives of their children drove them to seek asylum in the United States. Unaware of each others plight, both fled with their children, making the dangerous trek across Mexico. Sandra Gutierrez joined her husband in California,...

  • Analysts who closely track the finances of the city's casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the shooting. It's hard to quantify the effect the shooting will have on Las Vegas tourism. But stock prices of the main Las Vegas casino companies all took a minor tumble after the shooting, in an indication the attack will have...

  • PORTSMOUTH, N.H.— A New Hampshire woman is heading to Las Vegas to compete for the title of America's fastest grocery bagger. WBTS-LD reports Alysha Orrok recently won the New Hampshire bagging competition. The Portsmouth teacher pulls night and weekend shifts at a Hannaford Supermarket.

  • To win sales, planemakers like Brazil's Embraer SA offer interchangeable seats and arm rests to make the planes easier to resell, but still have original design options for their elite clients with names like Sky Ranch and Kyoto Airship. "If you make it Moulin-Rouge on the interior it's going to be a refurb in the aftermarket, so that's a problem," said Jay Beever, an...

  • TULSA, Okla.— Country star Jason Aldean brought the party back Thursday in his return to the stage following the deadly mass shooting that broke out while he was performing in Las Vegas, but the fun was tempered by the sting of the tragedy. "I want to play the show for you guys that the people in Las Vegas came to see and didn't get a chance to," he said. Friends Audra Miller,...

  • The state Senate voted 33-0 on Thursday to ban the sale of bump stocks and trigger cranks, attachments that increase the firing rate of a weapon. The Senate bill would classify bump stocks and trigger cranks under the same state laws restricting machine guns. Democratic Senate President Stan Rosenberg said there's "no legitimate purpose for the use, sale and...

  • TULSA, Okla.— Country star Jason Aldean returned to the stage Thursday night after cancelling tour dates following the mass shooting in Las Vegas. "I want to play the show for you guys that the people in Las Vegas came to see and didn't get a chance to," Aldean said. He canceled shows in Los Angeles, San Diego and Anaheim, California, last week out of respect for the victims...

  • SANTA ROSA, Calif.— A frantic Jessica Tunis had been calling hospitals and posting on social media when her family's search ended up back at the charred ruins of her mother's Santa Rosa house on Wednesday, looking for clues in the debris as to where she might be. "She's spunky, she's sweet, she loves bingo and she loves the beach, she loves her family," said Jessica Tunis,...

  • Oct 11- Textron's aviation unit said on Wednesday it is not considering changing engine supplier Safran SA for its new Cessna Citation Hemisphere business jet, despite development issues with the engine that have delayed a separate plane program. "We do not foresee an impact to the Hemisphere timeline," Rosa Lee Argotsinger, a spokeswoman for Textron Aviation,...

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  • Trappier also said he viewed the possibility of selling Dassault's Rafale fighter jets to the Canadian government as an opportunity for "strong cooperation" between Canada and France. The Rafale could be partly built in Canada, he said. Earlier this year, Canada froze talks on the planned purchase of 18 F-18 Super Hornet jets from Boeing Co for more than $5...

  • The company owns the Caesars Palace, Harrah's and Horseshoe brands with locations across the country but earns the majority of its operating profit in Las Vegas, where contracts expire on May 31, Unite Here said in a letter to the board seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Unite Here represents 20,000 union members who cook, clean and serve at Caesars' hotels and casinos,...

  • 58 white crosses for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting stand on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, October 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    The new account opens the possibility that the attack could have been prevented.