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  • Barneys secured $75 million in new financing from affiliates of Hilco Global and the Gordon Brothers Group to help it keep operating as it navigates the bankruptcy court, it said in a statement. The retailer will close its physical stores in Chicago, Las Vegas and Seattle, along with five smaller concept stores and seven Barneys Warehouse locations.

  • Aug 6- U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure its business and pursue a sale, the New York Times reported early on Tuesday. The company plans to close stores in 15 of its 22 locations, including those in Chicago, Seattle and Las Vegas, as well as most of its outlets, it added.

  • Aug 6- U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure its business and pursue a sale, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Barneys struck a deal for $75 million in additional financing with two firms, Gordon Brothers and Hilco Global, to help it keep operating while it navigates bankruptcy...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 4- Days before Saturday's mass shooting that killed 20 people at a Walmart Inc store in El Paso, Texas, another shooting erupted at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi. "I feel confident in saying that it did in Southaven," said Walmart spokesman Randy Hargrove in a phone interview, adding that employees guided other associates and customers to the right...

  • HONG KONG, July 23- Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun has postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett due to ill health, according to a tweet from Sun's TRON Foundation. "TRON Foundation announces postponement of Warren Buffett lunch, press conferences after founder Justin Sun falls ill with kidney stones," said a tweet from the...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- U.S. luxury department store operator Barneys New York Inc is exploring options that include a bankruptcy filing, as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The nearly 100- year-old retailer, known for its high-end designer collection, is working with law firm Kirkland& Ellis...

  • The Alphabet Inc subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix, where hundreds of the company's identical, driverless minivans have been carrying paying riders since December. "When I push the Waymo button I know exactly the product I'm buying," said Jordan Ranous, 26, a Phoenix bank analyst who said he takes four Waymo round...

  • June 19- UnitedHealth Group Inc won anti-trust approval to buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care unit for $4.3 billion, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The FTC approved the deal on condition that it sell a Las Vegas facility to Utah- based to Intermountain Healthcare. The deal was announced in December 2017 as $4.9 billion but was reduced last...

  • LAS VEGAS, June 6- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could automate warehouse work around the world. The remark, made on stage at Amazon's "re: MARS" conference in Las Vegas, underscored how companies and university...

  • LAS VEGAS, June 6- Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Inc's chief executive and founder, said on Thursday he expects the challenge of building robots for commercial use that can grasp items as efficiently as human hands will be solved in the next 10 years.

  • LAS VEGAS, June 5- Amazon.com Inc has a new drone that will be delivering packages to customers in months, the chief executive of the company's consumer business said on Wednesday. The new drone takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter, is more stable than prior models and can spot moving objects better than humans can, making it safe, division CEO Jeff Wilke...

  • SYDNEY, May 31- Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd saw its shares tumble on Friday, after a surprise $1.2 billion selldown by founder James Packer to Hong Kong's Melco Resorts& Entertainment Ltd dampened hopes for a full buyout. Crown shares fell 5% in morning trade on Friday to their lowest since April 8, the day before Crown disclosed the Wynn indicative...

  • The Galaxy Macau casino and hotel, developed by Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., stands illuminated at night in Macau, China, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.

    There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment advisor at financial services company, Shaw and Partners.

  • Concept version of Byton M-Byte, set to be 1st vehicle to go into production in China this year.

    Designed to be "future proof," Byton's M-byte starts at $45,000 and targets a variety of established automakers moving into the battery-car space, including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Tesla.

  • Police guard the site of a mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, November 8, 2018. 

    A law enforcement official said that — based on time stamps — the Southern California gunman apparently stopped shooting inside the bar and posted to Instagram.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a 'Make America Great' rally in Missoula, Montana, on October 18, 2018.

    President Trump launches another salvo in the immigration debate as Mexico tried to prevent a thousands-strong migrant caravan from flooding its border.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo runs for the ball during a Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid CF game on April 26, 2015.

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been left off Portugal's national team squad for a pair of upcoming matches, the decision coming as the soccer great fights rape allegations in the U.S.

  • Stormy Daniels sits for a televison interview on April 17, 2018.

    President Donald Trump likely had a free-speech right to make a Twitter comment disputing allegations by adult film actress Stormy Daniels, a federal judge said on Monday.

  • Mike Francesa

    Sports fans with money riding will watch more games and keep closer tabs on their favorite teams and leagues, WFAN host Mike Francesa suggests.

  • An employee demonstrates the waterproof feature on the Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S7 smartphone during a media event in Seoul, South Korea.

    Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters.