Hospitality and leisure industry

FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, members of the the Culinary Union carry signs at a union hall in Las Vegas. Unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas are casting ballots Thursday, June 14 to ratify their newly negotiated five-year contract. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 14, 2018 - 11:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. A few thousand members of the Culinary Union voted in two sessions to ratify...
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FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Twenty-First Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney into motion before the opening bell. After a judge cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, many now expect Comcast to top Disney’s pending $52.4 billion stock offer for the entertainment assets of Twenty-First Century Fox, possibly as early as Wednesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 14, 2018 - 7:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content. X-Men and other movies from Fox's studios would help beef up Disney's upcoming streaming...
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FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, sports betting will be the main topic at a major gambling industry conference in Atlantic City. The East Coast Gaming Congress on Wednesday, June 13, will discuss where sports betting stands and what might be next now that New Jersey has won a U.S. Supreme Court case clearing the way for all 50 states to legalize it if they choose. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 13, 2018 - 4:59 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a New Jersey racetrack and a casino start taking bets on sporting events Thursday, they will be part of an industry primed for tremendous growth, much of it taking place on smartphones, according to a panel of national gambling experts. Speaking Wednesday at the east...
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FILE- This Jan. 30, 2018, file photo shows the Trump International Hotel in Washington. President Donald Trump's hotel company did not break the law by doing business with other countries, a Justice Department lawyer told a federal judge Monday, June 11. The state of Maryland and the District Columbia have accused Trump of capitalizing on the presidency and causing harm to local businesses that compete with his Washington hotel. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
June 11, 2018 - 10:41 pm
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for Maryland and the District of Columbia accused President Donald Trump in federal court Monday of "profiting on an unprecedented scale" from foreign government interests using his Washington, D.C., hotel, but a Justice Department lawyer insisted Trump isn't breaking...
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June 11, 2018 - 3:44 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow sports betting since a Supreme Court decision cleared the way for...
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"Gamora" character of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" performs with the guests during the opening show at Disneyland Paris, Saturday, June 8, 2018. Helicopters, concept cars and swat teams shrouded in smoke heralded the launch of the first Avengers-themed season at Disneyland Paris following the announcement of a $2.5 billion expansion plan for the park, which will feature Marvel superheroes. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
June 10, 2018 - 10:07 am
CHESSY, France (AP) — Helicopters, concept cars and SWAT teams shrouded in smoke heralded the launch of the first Avengers-themed season at Disneyland Paris following the announcement of plans for a $2.5 billion park expansion that will feature Marvel superheroes. Movie and sports stars, including...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, part of the facade of Capella Hotel is seen in the center of the photo, on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Ahead of a planned summit Tuesday, June 12, in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean autocrat Kim Jong Un, there has been talk of complete denuclearization, North Korea has shut down (for now) its nuclear test site, and senior U.S. and North Korean officials have shuttled between Pyongyang and Washington for meetings with Kim and Trump. The top U.S. diplomat declared that “Chairman Kim shares the objectives with the American people” amid talk of a grand bargain that could see North Korean disarmament met with a massive influx of outside aid.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
June 09, 2018 - 8:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Singapore coastal hotel where President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plan to meet on Tuesday is overseen by a wealthy Singapore family whose real estate development firm is pushing into the competitive upscale resort realm where Trump's own company operates...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, part of the facade of Capella Hotel is seen in the center of the photo, on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Ahead of a planned summit Tuesday, June 12, in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean autocrat Kim Jong Un, there has been talk of complete denuclearization, North Korea has shut down (for now) its nuclear test site, and senior U.S. and North Korean officials have shuttled between Pyongyang and Washington for meetings with Kim and Trump. The top U.S. diplomat declared that “Chairman Kim shares the objectives with the American people” amid talk of a grand bargain that could see North Korean disarmament met with a massive influx of outside aid.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
June 08, 2018 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Singapore coastal hotel where President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plan to meet on June 12 is overseen by a wealthy Singapore family whose real estate development firm is pushing into the competitive upscale resort realm where Trump's own company operates...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2017 file photo, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawyers representing nearly 200 Democrats in Congress plan to argue in federal court Thursday that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting foreign government favors such as Chinese trademarks without first seeking congressional approval. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 06, 2018 - 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers representing nearly 200 Democrats in Congress plan to argue in federal court Thursday that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting foreign state favors without first seeking congressional approval. The case argues that the president has received...
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White arches line outside the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore Tuesday, June 5, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the luxury resort for nuclear talks next week in Singapore, the White House said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)
June 06, 2018 - 3:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at a luxury resort on Sentosa Island for nuclear talks next week in Singapore, the White House said Tuesday. The historic meeting will be held at the Capella Hotel, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted...
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