HONG KONG (AP) - Casino operator SJM Holdings says it has signed a deal to buy land for a new casino in Macau, the world's biggest gambling market, giving it a chance to catch up with its rivals' rapid expansion.
The company founded by billionaire Stanley Ho said late Friday that it has acce
By The Associated Press
FEELING LUCKY: The Chinese arm of MGM Resorts International signed a deal for a new $2.5 billion casino resort in Macau, the world's biggest gambling market.
IN THE CHIPS: The company plans to build a casino resort that will include a five-star 1,600-room hotel, 500 gam
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis was a terrible student in his native Bangladesh, and his middle-class parents say he persuaded them to send him off to study in the U.S.
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
At the University of Cincinnati, 200 students were expected to turn out to watch the second debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
But organizers hadn't reckoned on the intense curiosity as to how the president would perform after an admittedly lackluster
By MARIA DANILOVAAssociated Press
BATUMI, Georgia (AP) - Georgia's Black Sea resort of Batumi was once a bleak site: Roads were dotted with potholes, the city was pitch dark at night, running water was scarce and the city's best hotel was infested with rats.