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People stand next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong Stock Exchange index, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Hong Kong, China. Australian shares jumped Tuesday as investors awaited an interest rate decision by the central bank, while other Asian shares were mixed Tuesday ahead of a U.S. trading holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
July 04, 2017 - 2:23 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Australian shares jumped Tuesday as the central bank kept rates unchanged and signaled they wouldn't rise soon, while other Asian shares retreated ahead of a U.S. trading holiday and uncertainty over North Korea's latest missile launch. KEEPING SCORE: Australia's S&P/ASX surged...
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-controlled Legislature is smoldering with the state government shut down and state parks closed to the public as the Fourth of July approaches. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
July 03, 2017 - 11:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic Senate president and Assembly speaker announced late Monday they had a budget deal to end the state's government shutdown. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto unveiled the deal at a joint news conference on Monday at the...
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-controlled Legislature is smoldering with the state government shut down and state parks closed to the public as the Fourth of July approaches. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
July 03, 2017 - 9:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Legislators have begun drafting a bill to overhaul the state's largest health insurer to satisfy Republican Gov. Chris Christie in an effort to resolve a budget impasse that has locked the state in a three-day government shutdown. Democratic Speaker Vincent Prieto said Monday...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 4:42 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's assembly speaker said Monday he's drafting a bill to address the state's largest health insurer and satisfy his fellow Democrats and Republican Gov. Chris Christie in an effort to resolve the budget stalemate that has mired the state in a three-day government...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 3:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic assembly speaker said Monday he's drafting a bill to address the state's largest health insurer as lawmakers try to break through a budget stalemate that has led to a three-day government shutdown. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto says he can't provide...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 2:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — While Gov. Chris Christie was busy catching heat Monday for his family time on a beach to which he had blocked public access, a stalemate over the state's budget stretched into a third day without a resolution in sight. Spokesman Brian Murray said the governor was back in...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 12:07 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — While Gov. Chris Christie was busy catching heat Monday for his family time on a beach to which he had blocked public access, a stalemate over the state's budget between the Republican and the Democrat-controlled Legislature stretched into a third day without a resolution in...
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June 26, 2017 - 2:38 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus signed a deal Monday for the construction of what officials say will be Europe's biggest casino. The small Mediterranean island nation's government backed proposals from a consortium made up of Hong Kong-based Melco International, the U.S.'s Hard Rock and local firm...
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Unidentified Crown Resorts employees wearing face masks are escorted by securities as they leave the Baoshan District People's Court after attending her trial in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017. Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company on Monday pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling and the three Australians were sentenced to nine or 10 months' imprisonment, an Australian official said. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 26, 2017 - 5:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges, the company and an Australian official said. Nineteen defendants, including three Australians from the...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. The American Gaming Association on Monday announced the creation of a coalition involving organizations of attorneys...
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