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A group of armed police arrive at the Greenhills Shopping Center Monday, March 2, 2002, in Manila, Philippines. Philippine police on Monday surrounded a shopping mall in an upscale district in the Manila metropolis after gunshots rang out inside and sent shoppers rushing out in panic. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
March 02, 2020 - 8:13 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say a recently dismissed security guard has released his hostages and walked out of a Philippine shopping mall, ending a daylong hostage crisis in an upscale commercial district near the police and military headquarters. The man, identified by police as Archie...
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A group of armed police arrive at the Greenhills Shopping Center Monday, March 2, 2002, in Manila, Philippines. Philippine police on Monday surrounded a shopping mall in an upscale district in the Manila metropolis after gunshots rang out inside and sent shoppers rushing out in panic. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
March 02, 2020 - 7:55 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say a recently dismissed security guard has released his hostages and walked out of a Philippine shopping mall, ending a daylong hostage crisis. The man, identified as Archie Paray, a former guard at the complex, left the V-Mall in suburban San Juan city in...
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Police prepares to enter a mall in Manila, Philippines Monday, March 2, 2020. Philippine police on Monday surrounded the shopping mall in an upscale section of Manila after a recently dismissed security guard opened fire and took dozens of people hostage, an official said. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
March 02, 2020 - 3:07 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police on Monday surrounded a shopping mall in an upscale section of Manila after a recently dismissed security guard opened fire and took dozens of people hostage, an official said. Mayor Francis Zamora of San Juan in the Philippine capital said the gunman,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt delivers his State of the State address in Oklahoma City. When Oklahoma’s new Republican Gov. Stitt, a Cherokee Nation citizen, was elected in 2018, many tribal citizens embraced him. But now Stitt is facing fierce blowback for engaging in a battle with the tribes over casino gambling revenue, particularly from fellow tribal citizens. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams, File)
February 29, 2020 - 1:48 pm
When Republican Kevin Stitt was elected Oklahoma governor in 2018, many Cherokee Nation members felt proud that one of their own had accomplished such a feat, even if their politics didn't necessarily align with his. But in less than a year in office, Stitt began facing fierce blowback,...
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FILE - In this Jan, 23, 2020, file photo released by Initium Media, tourists wearing masks, take photographs outside the Casino Lisboa in Macao, China. The Chinese territory of Macao will allow casinos to reopen Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 after a 15-day closure imposed to help block the spread of China's virus outbreak. (Choi Chi Chio/Initium Media via AP, File)
February 17, 2020 - 7:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese territory of Macao will allow casinos to reopen Friday after a 15-day closure imposed to help block the spread of China's virus outbreak. The territory’s finance secretary, Lei Wai Nong, announced the decision Monday at a news conference, according to Macao broadcaster...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, fireworks for New Year's Eve erupt over the Strip in Las Vegas. Regulators say Nevada’s largest casinos reaped more than $2 billion from gambling, room rentals, food and beverage sales, and other customer offerings during the 2019 fiscal year. The Nevada Gaming Control Board annual “gaming abstract” issued Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, looked at financial information from 290 casinos grossing $1 million or more from gambling during the 12-month span ending last June 30. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
February 07, 2020 - 7:27 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s largest casinos reaped more than $2 billion from gambling, food and beverage sales, room rentals and other factors during the 2019 fiscal year, state regulators reported Friday. The Nevada Gaming Control Board annual “gaming abstract” looked at financial...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020 file photo, a couple wearing face masks ride an elevator at a nearly empty shopping mall in Beijing. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
February 04, 2020 - 5:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global business is catching a chill from China's virus outbreak, with even the gaming industry taking a hit. Mink breeders in Denmark called off a fur auction because Chinese buyers can’t attend due to travel curbs imposed to contain the disease. Airlines have canceled 25,000 flights...
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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers in protective suits help transfer the first group of patients into the newly-completed Huoshenshan temporary field hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China said Tuesday the number of infections from a new virus surpassed 20,000 as medical workers and patients arrived at a new hospital and President Xi Jinping said "we have launched a people's war of prevention of the epidemic." (Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua via AP)
February 04, 2020 - 1:33 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The leader of semi-autonomous Macao is asking the city's casinos shut for two seeks after a worker at one of them tested positive for the new virus sweeping China. Ho Iat Seng made the request on...
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Workers arrange beds in a convention center that has been converted into a temporary hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. China said Tuesday the number of infections from a new virus surpassed 20,000 as medical workers and patients arrived at a new hospital and President Xi Jinping said "we have launched a people's war of prevention of the epidemic." (Chinatopix via AP)
February 04, 2020 - 1:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong hospitals cut services as medical workers were striking for a second day Tuesday to demand the border with mainland China be shut completely to ward off a virus that caused its first death in the semi-autonomous territory. All but two of Hong Kong's land and sea crossings...
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In this Jan. 29, 2020 photo, a man makes a bet on the upcoming Super Bowl at Bally's casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Business was brisk at sports books around the country on Super Bowl Sunday, with customers risking money on everything from the coin toss at the start of the game, to the color of the Gatorade dumped on the winning coach, Kansas City's Andy Reid, at the end of it. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
February 03, 2020 - 8:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Business was brisk at sports books around the country on Super Bowl Sunday, with customers risking money on everything from the coin toss at the start of the game, to the color of the Gatorade dumped on the winning coach, Kansas City's Andy Reid, at the end of it. The...
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