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Airlines obey Beijing's demand to call Taiwan part of China

May. 22, 2018 11:44 PM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — British Airways, Lufthansa and Air Canada are among 20 carriers that now refer to Taiwan, the self-ruled island that Beijing considers its territory, as a part of China on their global websites, in line with Beijing's demands that the White House called "Orwellian nonsense," The Associated...

Wynn Resorts points to changes after founder's resignation

May. 16, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The board of directors and CEO of Wynn Resorts on Wednesday sought to show shareholders they are working to strengthen the casino operator's corporate culture and moving it forward without its founder. Shareholders gathered in Las Vegas for the company's annual meeting learned of the many...

Chinese billionaire gets 4 years prison in UN bribery case

May. 11, 2018 4:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese billionaire was sentenced to four years in prison on Friday for bribing United Nations officials to buy their support for a proposed U.N. center in Macau that was never built. Ng Lap Seng, one of China's richest men, had no visible reaction to the sentence imposed in federal court...

China slams US criticism of its 'Orwellian' Taiwan demand

May. 7, 2018 7:01 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China has dismissed White House criticism of its "Orwellian" demand that foreign airlines not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a country, saying companies operating in China must respect its sovereignty. "Whatever the U.S. says will never change the objective fact that there is only one China...

White House: China push on Taiwan is 'Orwellian nonsense'

May. 5, 2018 2:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The White House on Saturday condemned China's efforts to control how U.S. airlines refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, saying the push to make them comply with Chinese standards is "Orwellian nonsense." Press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Trump "ran against political...

Wynn Resorts posts 1Q loss on legal settlement charge

Apr. 24, 2018 7:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wynn Resorts reported a first-quarter loss on Tuesday, its bottom line weighed by a nearly $465 million charge link to a legal settlement. But after stripping away that one-time expense, it comfortably beat Wall Street's profit expectations, boosted by its gambling business in Macau even as...

Lawsuit dropped between Elaine Wynn and ex's former company

Apr. 16, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A six-year boardroom battle ended Monday with a settlement involving the Las Vegas company founded by embattled former casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife. A judge who was to begin seating a jury for a planned six-week trial in the town that Wynn helped build dismissed prospective...