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  • WASHINGTON Dec 15- Lockheed Martin Corp, the maker of the F-35 and F-22 fighter jets, is partnering with plane maker Aerion Corp to develop the world's first supersonic business jet. In May, General Electric Co's GE Aviation and Aerion announced a joint study to develop a supersonic engine for the AS2. U.S. space agency NASA last year awarded a contract to a unit of...

  • LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida, Dec 15- Just outside the operating theater, the organizers of a medical conference wore Minnie Mouse ears. They were part of a so-called cadaver lab and the setting was a Florida resort. In this case, doctors practiced nerve root blocks and other procedures on cadavers in one of the Grand Harbor ballrooms salons at Disneys Yacht& Beach Club...

  • LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida, Dec 15- LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida Just outside the operating theater, the organizers of a medical conference wore Minnie Mouse ears. They were part of a so-called cadaver lab and the setting was a Florida resort. In this case, doctors practiced nerve root blocks and other procedures on cadavers in one of the Grand Harbor ballrooms salons at...

  • Las Vegas is one of them. In parts of the Las Vegas area, the struggles are all too visible. They symbolize the belief in endless economic possibility that seized the Las Vegas area in the early 2000' s— and its unraveling in the years that followed.

  • As the nation's economy was still reeling from the body blow of the Great Recession, Seattle's was about to take off. In 2010, Amazon opened a headquarters in the little-known South Lake Union district— and then expanded eight-fold over the next seven years to fill 36 buildings. Seattle is among a fistful of cities that have flourished in the 10 years since the...

  • Dec 14- Australian casino operator Crown Resorts said on Thursday it had signed several deals to divest assets to cut debt, including selling interest in a site on the Las Vegas Boulevard for $300 million. The company, part-owned by billionaire businessman James Packer, said it expects gross proceeds of $264 million from the sale of the Las Vegas site to a unit of...

  • Dec 14- Australian casino operator Crown Resorts said on Thursday it has signed several divestment deals as part of its ongoing debt reduction strategy, including the sale of its interest in a Las Vegas site for $300 million to a unit of Wynn Resorts Ltd.. The company said in a statement it expects gross proceeds of $264 million from the sale of the Las Vegas site.

  • TOKYO, Dec 13- Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp said on Wednesday they are considering jointly developing batteries for electric vehicles, a partnership that could help Panasonic extend its market lead in automotive lithium-ion batteries. Panasonic is the main EV battery supplier for luxury U.S. car maker Tesla Inc. The electronics firm commands 29...

  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— President Donald Trump's decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn't the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week. The same day the president visited Utah to cut the monument by 85 percent to 315 square miles and divide it into two units, a Utah congressman introduced legislation to create...

  • Dec 11- Reuters photographers witnessed the biggest stories of 2017-- from Donald Trump's first year as U.S. president to the flight of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, from Venezuela's crisis to the fall of Islamic State and a tower block inferno in London. They talk about trekking through the night in South Sudan and flying over the Pacific Ocean to photograph a...

  • Dec 11- Reuters photographers witnessed the biggest stories of 2017-- from Donald Trump's first year as U.S. president to the flight of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, from Venezuela's crisis to the fall of Islamic State and a tower block inferno in London. They talk about trekking through the night in South Sudan and flying over the Pacific Ocean to photograph a...

  • Not one slot machine is within sight of the lobby at this Las Vegas casino-hotel. Monte Carlo owner MGM Resorts International partnered with New York hotelier Sydell Group for the ongoing $450 million overhaul that will result in two hotels. Park MGM will retain 2,700 rooms, while about 290 rooms and suites in the existing hotel's top floors will be transformed...

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— Even as it clashes with American Indians over reductions to national monuments in the Southwest, the Trump administration is pursuing creation of a new monument on the border of a Montana reservation where tribal officials remain wary of the idea. The Blackfeet Indian Tribe has long fought oil and gas drilling and other development within the...

  • Dec 8- The trade group representing U.S. drugmakers on Friday said it has a filed a lawsuit to stop California from implementing a law aimed at reining in prescription drug prices. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, in a statement, said it filed litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California challenging a...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Three gambling companies have agreed to end their legal battle over the proposed acquisition of NYX Gaming by Scientific Games. But William Hill, a rival based in London, had threatened to derail the deal by using stock it owns in NYX. "We are pleased to expand our commercial relationship with Scientific Games in the U.S. market, which offers...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— President Donald Trump ordered U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke earlier this year to conduct an unprecedented review of 27 monuments established by former presidents over more than two decades on lands and waters revered for their natural beauty and historical significance. Trump will shrink Bears Ears National Monument by about 85...

  • Dec 6- General Electric Co plans to cut as many as 4,500 jobs in Europe as the U.S. industrial conglomerate shrinks its troubled power generation business, a labor union source said on Tuesday. The cuts, which are linked to businesses GE bought from France's Alstom in 2015, will affect employees in Switzerland, Germany and Britain, said French newspaper Les Echos,...

  • The bill is the first gun legislation in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people. Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut called it "unspeakable" that Congress would expand gun owners' rights after the recent shootings and other deadly attacks. A Maryland police chief is calling on Congress to pass legislation that prohibits the use...

  • NEW YORK— The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material, former employees told The Associated Press. The behavior by Dylan Howard, currently the chief content officer...

  • NEW YORK— The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material, former employees told The Associated Press. The behavior by Dylan Howard, currently the chief content officer...