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  • LAS VEGAS— A recreational marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas has opened a drive-thru window. The ownership team tells the Las Vegas Sun the fast food-style drive-thru on tribal land near downtown Las Vegas is the first of its kind in the country. Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Chairman Benny Tso said the Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace that opened Friday offers 15 popular...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- Federal transportation safety officials headed to Las Vegas on Friday to investigate a collision this week between a self-driving shuttle bus on its first day of service and a truck, which was blamed on human error. Four NTSB investigators were expected to arrive in Las Vegas on Friday. Las Vegas police issued the truck driver a ticket, the city...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to Las Vegas to investigate a collision this week between a self-driving shuttle bus and a truck that was blamed on human error. The Navya Arma, an autonomous and electric vehicle operated by Keolis North America, went into service on Wednesday. The shuttle also is...

  • LOS ANGELES— As soon as Chris Gilman knew she would survive the gunshot wound she sustained in the Las Vegas massacre, she wanted to find the two strangers who saved her life— a man and woman whose names she didn't even know. Three days later, Gilman connected with her rescuers, Alex and Wanda Valiente, off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who were at the Oct....

  • Nov 7- Teen fashion retailer Styles For Less Inc filed for bankruptcy protection, the latest apparel retailer to go belly up following declining sales. The Anaheim, California- based company listed assets and liabilities between $10 million and $50 million in its filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California on Monday.

  • Nov 7- Teen fashion retailer Styles For Less Inc filed for bankruptcy protection, joining a growing list of apparel retailers that have been forced to take the step following declining sales. The company listed assets and liabilities between $10 million and $50 million in its filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California on Monday.

  • Independence Blue Cross, a health insurer in Pennsylvania, has commissioned a tractor trailer truck to bring insurance consultants out to shopping centers and other neighborhood spots around Philadelphia. Centene Corp, best known for its Medicaid health insurance, is expanding TV and print advertising for Obamacare as it ventures into three new states:...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Nov 3- Shoppers surged into Apple Inc stores across the world on Friday to buy the new iPhone X, signalling stronger demand for the 10th anniversary version of the premium smartphone than the last two iterations. "I cant wait to get to my office and plug it in, back it up and play around with it," said Jordan Shapiro, a 34- year-old recruiter from New...

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  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • The chain sells women's clothes and accessories at about 100 stores in malls, outlets and strip centers across California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Florida, according to its website. Styles For Less, which has close to 600 employees, will file in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Central District of California, he added. Styles For Less joins a number of retailers,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- Congress should consider legislation that would regulate "bump stocks," the attachments that allowed the Las Vegas gunman to fire his semi-automatic rifles more rapidly, U.S. Cornyn, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he was urging panel Chairman Charles Grassley to call a hearing on bump stocks. On Oct. 1, a gunman in Las Vegas opened...

  • Neos, a developer of attention deficit disorder treatments, rejected, as inadequate, a nearly $300 million all-cash bid from PDL that was more than a 40 percent premium to its market value. Neos will work with investment bank Jefferies LLC to explore its options and discuss a deal with other potential acquirers, the sources said. PDL BioPharma, based in Incline...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 31- Shares of Switch Inc dipped 2 percent on Tuesday after several brokerage analysts initiated coverage of the data-center operator following its recent initial public offering. It traded down 43 cents on Tuesday to $18.92, compared to its $17 IPO price. The company operates three data centers in Michigan and Nevada.

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's Panasonic Corp reported a 6 percent increase in second-quarter operating profit on Tuesday, beating analyst estimates, as it began to tap growing demand for electrification from automakers. The electronics maker said July-September profit rose to 112.7 billion yen from 106.3 billion yen a year earlier. It started mass production of...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct 30- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Monday signed a set of bills to provide $2.3 billion in new revenue for the state and end a four-month impasse with lawmakers over how to pay for the state's fiscal 2018 budget. Lawmakers had approved a $32 billion spending plan on June 30 for the current fiscal year, but they could not agree until last week on...

  • The move by the maker of Corona beer and Svedka vodka comes as Canada and a growing number of U.S. states move to legalize marijuana for recreational use, raising question marks over its illegal status at the U.S. Constellation said it had no plans to market cannabis or lobby for its legalization in the United States in the near future and analysts said the...

  • The move by the maker of Corona beer and Svedka vodka comes as Canada and a growing number of U.S. states move to legalize marijuana for recreational use, raising questionmarks over its illegal status at the U.S. Constellation said it had no plans to market cannabis or lobby for its legalization in the United States in the near future and analysts said the...