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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 8:30 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Regulators approved emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot distributors...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 13, 2017 - 4:57 pm
Banks and technology companies led U.S. stocks to modest gains Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close in two days. Big retail chains and other consumer-focused stocks were among the gainers. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil increased. Phone...
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FILE - This May 3, 2017 file photo shows a Target logo on a store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Target is boosting its guidance for the second quarter after its campaign to revitalize the brand pushed sales higher and increased customer traffic. The Minneapolis discounter said Thursday, July 13, that it expects a modest increase in sales at existing stores, reversing a downward trend that has lingered for four consecutive quarters. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
July 13, 2017 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Target boosted its outlook for the second quarter after its campaign to revitalize its brand pushed sales higher and lifted customer traffic. The rosier guidance helped beleaguered retail stocks, with the indexes that track department stores leading the S&P 500 on Thursday...
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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 2:57 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Tourists looking to buy newly legal pot in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities are counting on the state to make changes as overwhelming demand has started emptying shelves. Regulators planned to vote Thursday on emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2016, file photo, a man uses his mobile phone near an Apple store in Beijing. On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Apple announced it will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country’s government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 12, 2017 - 10:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. The data center announced Wednesday will be...
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July 11, 2017 - 5:40 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Most of Nevada's recreational marijuana retailers are optimistic an emergency regulation that state officials are expected to approve will help keep them from running out of pot supplies, but some are "running on fumes," an industry official said Tuesday. The State Tax Commission...
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In this May 28, 2016, photo, a woman poses for a photo at the entrance gate during the grand opening of the Nanchang Wanda Park theme park in Nanchang in southeastern China's Jiangxi province. Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group, owner of Hollywood's Legendary Studios, is selling most of its theme parks, retreating from a business it once said would challenge Walt Disney Co. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 10, 2017 - 11:25 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group, owner of Hollywood's Legendary Entertainment, is selling most of its theme parks, retreating from a business it once said would rival Walt Disney Co. Wanda says it will sell 13 parks and 76 hotels to a Chinese buyer, Sunac China Holdings Ltd., for 63...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2016 file photo, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval looks at a model for a Faraday Future factory in North Las Vegas, Nev. Electric car maker Faraday Future said Monday, July 10, 2017 that it is deserting its plan to construct a $1 billion manufacturing plant in southern Nevada eight months after suspending the project and sinking at least $120 million into it. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 10, 2017 - 6:54 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An electric car maker said Monday it is deserting its plan to construct a $1 billion manufacturing plant in southern Nevada eight months after suspending the project and sinking at least $120 million into it. Faraday Future halted work on the project outside Las Vegas last...
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July 10, 2017 - 5:42 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An electric car maker said Monday it is deserting its plan to construct a $1 billion manufacturing plant in southern Nevada eight months after suspending the project and sinking at least $120 million into it. Faraday Future halted work on the project outside Las Vegas last...
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July 10, 2017 - 4:53 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The United Auto Workers has filed to force a unionization vote at a Nissan Motor Co. plant in Mississippi after a yearslong campaign to build support. Sandra Hightower of the National Labor Relations Board confirmed that the board received the UAW's election petition in its...
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