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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) of the U.S. and Conor McGregor of Ireland pose during a news conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 23, 2017.

    Conor McGregor is making a lot of wise guys nervous in this gambling city.

  • McGregor vs.Mayweather boxing payday

    CNBC's Jane Wells, takes a look at the big money behind the fight between Mayweather and McGregor.

  • *1,000 troops deployed to assist in Macau cleanup. MACAU, Aug 25- Chinese People's Liberation Army troops were deployed on the streets of Macau on Friday to help clean up in the aftermath of a devastating typhoon and amid mounting criticism authorities were unprepared for the severity of the storm. Macau public broadcaster, TDM, reported some 1,000 Chinese PLA...

  • *1000 PLA troops deployed to assist in Macau cleanup. MACAU, Aug 25- Chinese People's Liberation Army troops were deployed onto the streets of Macau on Friday to help clean up in the aftermath of a devastating typhoon and amid mounting criticism authorities were unprepared for the severity of the storm. Macau public broadcaster, TDM, reported some 1,000 Chinese...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- Pulled over for a sobriety test in Northern California in 2014, James Greer took a step back from police officers. Yet video of his encounter with the Hayward Police Department and Bay Area Rapid Transit Police showed that after Greer stepped back from police, officers swarmed him. The remainder came from BART, said Fulvio Cajina, the Greer family...

  • *Wall Street rises, led by tech and material stocks. NEW YORK, Aug 22- Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday, lifted by mining companies in Europe and surging technology shares on Wall Street, while crude oil rebounded on indications that supply is gradually tightening, especially in the United States. A 2.1 percent slide in the benchmark S&P 500 index over the...

  • Mayweather vs. McGregor: Ticket demand isn't living up to the hype

    The Aug. 26 fight between boxer Floyd Mayweather and MMA fighter Conor McGregor is getting a huge amount of hype.

  • *Barcelona attack treated as terrorism; 13 said killed. Adding to investor concerns was news that a van had slammed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona, killing 13 people, according to media reports, in an attack police were treating as a terrorism. Treasury yields fell on worries Trump will be unable to deliver on campaign promises such as tax reform, even...

  • BEIJING, Aug 16- Chinese electric-car venture Future Mobility Corp, co-founded by former BMW and Nissan Motor executives, has raised $200 million from investors including China's Suning and Fullshare Holdings in its latest round of financing. Future Mobility, which plans to launch three vehicles by 2022, has a premium midsize crossover SUV ready to go into...

  • The Trump Palace condominium is shown in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, U.S. March 13, 2017. Sunny Isles is a suburb of Miami.

    Since Trump won the Republican nomination, 70% of his companies' real estate sales are to secretive shell companies, USA Today reports.

  • **Far and away the largest subsidy was the $2.3 billion in state and local incentives given to GM in 2009 for its Orion Township plant north of Detroit, which builds the Chevrolet Bolt EV and the Sonic. **Nevada has provided $1.6 billion in incentives since 2014 to two relatively young automakers: $1.3 billion to Tesla Inc for its battery factory outside Reno and $335...

  • Marijuana plants stand in a flower room at the grow facility for Sense of Healing dispensary in Denver, Colorado.

    Now that one of the nation's largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania?

  • Casino workers in Caesars Atlantic City

    The code of the American Gaming Association calls on casino operators to be more transparent with patrons and provide training to employees. Its announcement in Las Vegas came within months of two high-profile criminal cases that drew attention to the effects of compulsive gambling as authorities believe the perpetrators were problem gamblers.

  • British IT expert Marcus Hutchins.

    Marcus Hutchins, who is also known as Malwaretech, was indicted on six counts.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 3- A British-based computer researcher has been arrested by U.S. authorities on charges that he conspired to advertise and sell Kronos banking malware, a court filing unsealed on Thursday showed. Marcus Hutchins was detained in Las Vegas this week after attending the annual Def Con hacking conference. He is widely credited with helping to...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision and also Bank of England to release Inflation Report- 1100 GMT. SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision and also Bank of England to release Inflation Report- 1100 GMT. SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England to release Inflation Report 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision- 1100 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England to release Inflation Report 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision- 1100 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England to release Inflation Report 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision- 1100 GMT.