Nevada http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26183/all en U.S. Supreme Court says floating home is not a vessel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/us-supreme-court-says-floating-home-not-vessel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - When is a floating home not a vessel? In a ruling on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court told a Florida city its argument did not hold water and an abode on water was nothing but a home.</p> <p>The court ruled that a floating home which its owner said was permanently moored to a marina in Riviera Beach, Florida, was not a vessel, depriving the city of power under U.S. maritime law to seize and ultimately destroy it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/us-supreme-court-says-floating-home-not-vessel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Law Nevada Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:01:00 +0000 5734796 at http://www.globalpost.com Saudi Air Force sergeant accused of child rape in Las Vegas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/saudi-air-force-sergeant-accused-child-rape-las-vegas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LAS VEGAS, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A Saudi Air Force sergeant in the United States for training has been arrested on child sexual assault charges over accusations he raped a 13-year-old boy in a Las Vegas hotel, and bail was set on Friday at just over $1.2 million, authorities said.</p> <p>Mazen Alotaibi is accused of raping the boy on New Year's Eve at the Circus Circus hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, where both Alotaibi and the boy were guests, according to a criminal complaint.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/saudi-air-force-sergeant-accused-child-rape-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nevada Social Issues Television in the United States U.S. Route 91 Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:00:03 +0000 5736473 at http://www.globalpost.com Lawyer for Saudi man seeks to suppress evidence in Vegas rape case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/lawyer-saudi-man-seeks-suppress-evidence-vegas-rape-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Timothy Pratt</p> <p>LAS VEGAS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The lawyer for a Saudi Air Force sergeant accused of raping a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas hotel on New Year's Eve said on Thursday he would seek to suppress his client's statements to police, in part because the man was drunk at the time.</p> <p>During a brief hearing in Las Vegas Justice Court, the 23-year-old defendant, Mazen Alotaibi, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in the case.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/lawyer-saudi-man-seeks-suppress-evidence-vegas-rape-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Las Vegas Strip Nevada Paradise, Nevada Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 02:30:59 +0000 5742471 at http://www.globalpost.com Wynn Resorts sets vote to oust Okada from board http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/wynn-resorts-sets-vote-oust-okada-board <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Gaming giant Wynn Resorts called on shareholders Monday to eject Japanese tycoon Kazuo Okada from the Wynn board of directors in a special vote scheduled on February 22.</p> <p>Wynn Resorts recalled that its board had previously deemed Okada "unsuitable" after a lengthy investigation found evidence that Okada and his partners violated anti-corruption laws in their dealings with Philippine officials.</p> <p>"We are confident our shareholders understand the importance of removing him on February 22," the Las Vegas-based company said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/wynn-resorts-sets-vote-oust-okada-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Kazuo Okada Macau Peninsula Nevada Wynn Macau AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:18:10 +0000 5745692 at http://www.globalpost.com US firm Las Vegas Sands confirms Madrid mega-casino project http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-firm-las-vegas-sands-confirms-madrid-mega-casino-project-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US firm Las Vegas Sands said on Friday that it will go ahead with the construction of a vast casino project near Madrid which could create up to 200,000 jobs, the Madrid regional government said.</p> <p>Six years after unveiling the contested project, the company run by US billionaire Sheldon Adelson will build the project on 750 hectares (1,850 acres) of land in Alcorcon, located about 15 kilometres (10 miles) southwest of the Spanish capital, the head of the regional government of Madrid, Ignacio Gonzalez, said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-firm-las-vegas-sands-confirms-madrid-mega-casino-project-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Las Vegas Sands Las Vegas Strip Nevada AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:17:33 +0000 5750015 at http://www.globalpost.com Las Vegas Sands confirms Madrid mega-casino dig http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/las-vegas-sands-confirms-madrid-mega-casino-dig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US firm Las Vegas Sands said Friday it was set to go ahead with building a huge casino near Madrid, which could create hundreds of thousands of jobs at a time of record unemployment in Spain.</p> <p>The controversial "Eurovegas" project plans to build four casino complexes with 12 hotels providing 36,000 rooms, nine theatres, three golf courses, and convention centres over 10-15 years.</p> <p>The first, most expensive phase foresees four resorts with 3,000 rooms each, casinos and leisure infrastructure for an investment of about 6.8 billion euros ($9.2 billion).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/las-vegas-sands-confirms-madrid-mega-casino-dig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Las Vegas Strip Nevada Religion Tourism in Singapore AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:31:28 +0000 5750201 at http://www.globalpost.com Britney Spears considers long-term Las Vegas deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/britney-spears-considers-long-term-las-vegas-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Pop star and former "X Factor" judge Britney Spears is in talks to sign a long-term contract to headline a show at a Las Vegas resort, Caesars Entertainment Corp. said on Friday.</p> <p>"We can now confirm the company is actively engaged in discussions with Britney Spears' representatives regarding a potential headlining residency at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino," the company said in a statement.</p> <p>Representatives for Spears were not immediately available for comment on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/britney-spears-considers-long-term-las-vegas-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Britney Spears Britney Spears Las Vegas Strip Nevada Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:15:45 +0000 5750521 at http://www.globalpost.com Magnitude 5.2 quake hits western Nevada -USGS http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/blank-headline-received-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.2 quake struck western Nevada on Tuesday, close to the Californian border, the U.S. Geological Survey said.</p> <p>It said the earthquake had a very shallow depth of 4.4 miles (7 km) and was centered 16 miles (26 km) south of Tonopah Junction, Nevada, between Reno and Las Vegas. (Reporting by Sandra Maler; Editing by Stacey Joyce)</p> Nevada Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:33:13 +0000 5754440 at http://www.globalpost.com India regulator freezes Sahara group assets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/india-regulator-freezes-sahara-group-assets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Indian regulator has frozen the bank accounts of two companies of the giant Sahara group after it failed to obey a court order to repay billions of dollars illegally collected from investors.</p> <p>Sahara, a household name in India and sponsor of the national cricket team, raised 240 billion rupees ($4.4 billion) in illegal bond sales to 30 million small investors between 2008 and 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/india-regulator-freezes-sahara-group-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of India Hospitality Law Nevada Politics Sahara Housing Investment Corp. Securities and Exchange Board of India Technology AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:20:04 +0000 5755891 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Flawless Kuchar takes control at Riviera</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California (Reuters) - Matt Kuchar, revitalized after a three-week break, took advantage of ideal early scoring conditions to charge into a one-shot lead in the first round of the Northern Trust Open on Thursday. With hardly a breath of wind on a glorious morning of unbroken sunshine at Riviera Country Club, the 34-year-old American fired a flawless seven-under-par 64 to take control of the PGA Tour event.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Nevada Riviera Country Club Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 05:45:26 +0000 5756314 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>James' record streak ends as Heat overcome Thunder</p> <p>2013-02-15T053244Z_1_BRE91E062_RTROPTC_0_US-NBA-THUNDER.XML () -</p> <p>Sharapova too good for Stosur in Qatar 2013-02-15T162921Z_2_BRE91E0T1_RTROPTC_0_US-TENNIS-WOMEN-QATAR. XML () -</p> <p>Alpine skiing-American Ligety wins third gold in Schladming</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial data vendors Human Interest Nevada Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:15:16 +0000 5757011 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Three die in shooting, fiery crash on Las Vegas Strip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-2-three-die-shootout-fiery-crash-las-vegas-strip <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tim Pratt</p> <p>LAS VEGAS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Three people died in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip early on Thursday when one or more gunmen in a Range Rover sport utility vehicle opened fire on a Maserati, killing the driver and touching off a fiery multi-car crash.</p> <p>The driver of the Maserati died in the pre-dawn shooting, and his car veered out of control and smashed into a taxi carrying two people, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police spokesman Officer Jose Hernandez said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-2-three-die-shootout-fiery-crash-las-vegas-strip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Human Interest Las Vegas Strip Nevada Social Issues Sports Technology U.S. Route 91 United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:15:54 +0000 5762650 at http://www.globalpost.com Okada quits Wynn Resorts board, avoiding ouster http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/okada-quits-wynn-resorts-board-avoiding-ouster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japanese gambling tycoon Kazuo Okada announced Thursday he was resigning from the board of casino operator Wynn Resorts, a day before the company's board was expected to oust him.</p> <p>Okada blasted Wynn's founder and chief executive Steve Wynn for plotting to discredit him and force him out of the company, and repeated allegations made earlier about the misuse of company funds in its Macau venture.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/okada-quits-wynn-resorts-board-avoiding-ouster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Nevada Okada Politics Steve Wynn Wynn Las Vegas Wynn Resorts AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:45:48 +0000 5762701 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/reuters-odd-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Goldfish influx threatens to cloud pristine Lake Tahoe waters</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/reuters-odd-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Geography of California Nevada Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:16:11 +0000 5763781 at http://www.globalpost.com Manhunt underway for suspects in fatal Las Vegas strip shooting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/manhunt-underway-suspects-fatal-las-vegas-strip-shooting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Dan Whitcomb</p> <p>Feb 22 (Reuters) - A multi-state manhunt was under way on Friday for the men who shot dead an aspiring rapper as he drove on the Las Vegas Strip in a Maserati, touching off a fiery crash that killed a cab driver and his passenger.</p> <p>Las Vegas police have not named any suspects in the dramatic pre-dawn shooting in the heart of the desert resort city on Thursday, but said they were still hunting for a black Range Rover used in the incident.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/manhunt-underway-suspects-fatal-las-vegas-strip-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Nevada Social Issues Sports Technology U.S. Route 91 United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 22:45:38 +0000 5763878 at http://www.globalpost.com