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Gambling expo returns, masked and vaccinated, to Las Vegas

Oct. 06, 2021 10:57 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino industry leaders and vendors riding a resurgence of gambling following coronavirus closures are gathering in-person for an annual conference this week in Las Vegas — amid strict coronavirus mask and vaccination rules — after meeting virtually a year ago. ...

4th year since Las Vegas massacre: 'Be there for each other'

Oct. 01, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — People who are healing and some still struggling gathered Friday to remember those who died and were injured during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history four years ago on the Las Vegas Strip. “I was wounded. Those physical wounds have...

Today in History

Sep. 30, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 30, the 273rd day of 2021. There are 92 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 30, 1962, James Meredith, a Black student, was escorted by federal marshals to...

Kraton, Hess rise; Apple, Moderna fall

Sep. 27, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Acceleron Pharma Inc., up $11.22 to $178.87. The biotechnology company is reportedly a buyout target. Carnival Corp., up 94 cents to $26.38. ...

Blackstone selling Vegas hotel Cosmopolitan in $5.65B deal

Sep. 27, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the New York private equity firm Blackstone, is selling the 3,000-room Las Vegas Strip hotel in a $5.65 billion deal with a partnership that plans to contract with casino giant MGM Resorts International to operate the property. ...

DraftKings makes $22.4 billion bid for UK's Entain

Sep. 22, 2021 12:23 PM EDT

The British betting company Entain has confirmed a takeover bid worth about $22.4 billion (16.4 billion pounds) from DraftKings as online gambling companies seek inroads into physical betting sites and vice versa. Entain's stock surged nearly 6% Wednesday on the London...

Asian shares mostly lower on lackluster China, Japan data

Sep. 15, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

Stocks were mostly lower in Asia on Thursday after Japan and China released data that were weaker than expected. Shares fell in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul but rose in Sydney. Japan reported that its exports rose 26.2% in August from a year...

What can employers do if workers avoid COVID-19 vaccines?

Sep. 02, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

What can employers do if workers avoid COVID-19 vaccines? They can require vaccination and fire employees who don't comply, or take other actions such as withholding company perks or charging extra for health insurance. Businesses for months have been...

Las Vegas massacre memorial panel focusing on victim stories

Aug. 26, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A panel planning a permanent memorial at the Las Vegas site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history is focusing on stories about the more than 58 people killed by gunfire and thousands left wounded and emotionally scarred, and on lessons learned. ...

ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 ally to 'protect the collegiate model'

Aug. 24, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

Facing a rapidly shifting landscape in college sports, the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten and Pac-12 have agreed to work together to create stability during volatile times. Less than a month after the Southeastern Conference made an expansion power play by inviting...