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New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month....

Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The equation was supposed to be simple. To build a world-class ski destination, simply add the Olympics and wait....

Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in Trump-branded developments....

Global bank HSBC reports 2017 pretax profit rose 11 percent
HONG KONG (AP) -- HSBC said Tuesday that its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends....

Asian shares mostly lower after US holiday, await Fed notes
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday after a U.S. holiday and attention turned to the U.S. Federal Reserve....

'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption
LONDON (AP) -- Latvia's top banking official explained the "rules of the game" for successful banking in the small European country. His sidekick sat the owner of Norvik bank down, scribbling the sum on a piece of paper: 100,000 euros ($125,000) a month....

APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming, the Michigan utility's president and CEO told The Associated Press....

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees....

Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank chief
HELSINKI (AP) -- Latvia's anti-corruption agency says it suspects the nation's central bank chief of demanding and receiving bribes of at least 100,000 euros ($125,000) and has started a criminal investigation against him....

Minnesota's $5 billion case over 3M chemicals heads to trial
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was caused by pollutants the company dumped for decades....

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