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For boxing weirdness, you can't beat Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Last year, boxing promoter Bob Arum took a<p>Manny Pacquiao<p>fight to China and its rich casinos.<p>Wednesday, he lashed out at the go-to boxing site in Las Vegas, the MGM Grand and its massive Garden Arena, with such vitriol that you might assume Top Rank Promotions and its large stable of …

On Vegas Strip, the Harmon tower set to fall -- with a whimper

LAS VEGAS — One by one, the grand old dames of the Strip outlived their charms — the Dunes, Stardust and Aladdin — and down they came, thanks to some well-rigged dynamite, in a booming flash of bravado and showmanship that became this city's staple — the implosion.<p>But not the Harmon. The troubled …

Las Vegas: Comedian George Wallace to end 10-year run on the Strip

Comedian George Wallace is about to end his 10-year run on the Las Vegas Strip. He has announced that his show will go dark later this month.<p>Wallace<p>, who celebrated his show's 10th anniversary during a star-studded performance in March, said his last 10 p.m. show at the<p>Flamingo<p>will be April …

World's newest largest Ferris wheel goes up on Vegas strip

The outer shell of what will be the world’s largest Ferris wheel was erected Monday on the Las Vegas Strip, a locale already notorious for inducing sensory overload.<p>The top of the High Roller ride, placed across the street from Caesar's Palace, will soar 55 stories over Sin City. When the new …

Only in Vegas: Start-Up Airline Offers 'Mile High Club' Flights

What happens over Vegas, stays over Vegas.<p>That's the tag line for Love Cloud, a start-up airline that allows couples to book a flight up to an altitude of at least 5,280 feet, where they can then, well, join the "Mile High Club."<p>"I want it to be romantic," company founder Andy Johnson told Las …

Best new restaurants in Las Vegas  - TODAY.com

Courtesy of Rose. Rabbit. Lie. / Today<p>Rose. Rabbit. Lie. is a new restaurant at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.<p>How hot is the food scene in Sin City right now? Blazing. More than 60 restaurants in Las Vegas have just opened, been redesigned, or plan to open soon.<p>And this being Vegas, high meets low …

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Ford's First Solar-Powered Car to Debut at the 2014 International CES Show in Vegas

Ford has unveiled plans to debut their first solar-powered car next week at the 2014 International CES show in Las Vegas. The new C-MAX Solar Energi …

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GOP 2016 hopefuls address big donors in Vegas

<b>(CNN)</b> - They may have their sights set on the White House, but Saturday they were in Sin City, talking up donation high rollers.<p>Several GOP leaders spoke at the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual spring leadership meeting in Las Vegas, where some of the party's most influential donors and …

Las Vegas: Excalibur's 'Tournament' gets first female horse rider

A woman with plenty of equine experience has become the first female horse rider in the cast of a long-running medieval-themed dinner show in Las Vegas.<p>Iranda Dyer is the newest "maiden" to join the cast of "Tournament of Kings" at the Excalibur. Unlike the other female performers, Dyer appears …

Las Vegas: NeNe Leakes to join Cirque du Soleil's 'Zumanity' show

NeNe Leakes, a fixture on Bravo's "The Real Housewives ofAtlanta," will add live theater to her repertoire when she joins the cast of "Zumanity," one of Cirque du Soleil's several Las Vegas shows, for a limited run starting in late June.<p>Leakes' celebrity status has grown from "Housewives," on which …

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Las Vegas: High Roller Ferris wheel makes its debut

The world’s tallest Ferris wheel, the appropriately named High Roller, welcomed its first passengers on Monday in Las Vegas.<p>The first tickets were sold for rides beginning at 1 p.m. The 550-foot-tall wheel is the anchor attraction of the Linq, the new entertainment and retail complex directly …

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'It's Vegas, Baby!' Is The Ultimate Las Vegas Movie Supercut

Our good friend Robert Jones is back with yet another of his amazing supercuts, as you may remember him from his dance scene mashup or especially his incredible “Breaking the Facts of Life” opening credits sequence. This time Robert is taking on Las Vegas as the ultimate movie setting with this …

High Roller: World's tallest wheel offers new spin on Vegas

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Las Vegas made a big, bad bet on casinos

The expensive casinos of Las Vegas look crowded. Tickets to the popular shows sell out. To the tourist, things look back to normal.<p>Yet as the state's junior U.S. senator lamented in February, "I can tell you right now Nevada is nowhere close to a normal economy." Nevada's unemployment remains the …

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The 50 Most Visited Tourist Attractions In The World [INFOGRAPHIC]

Paris's Eiffel Tower gets 7 million visitors per year, but it's not the most-visited tourist attraction in the world.<p>That title goes to the Las Vegas Strip, which sees almost 30 million visitors each year, who come to drink, eat, and party in the debaucherous town.<p>LoveHomeSwap.com created an …

World's tallest observation wheel gives a taste of the high life in Las Vegas

The High Roller is the centerpiece of The LINQ, a new outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment district constructed for Caesars Entertainment by …

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New 'Love Cloud' Service In Las Vegas That Lets You Join The Mile High Club Does Not Sound Very Romantic

Love Cloud is a new service operating out of Las Vegas that lets you join the mile high club with a specially decked out Cessna 421 Golden Eagle, which is pretty much the most Las Vegas thing I’ve ever heard. The Cessna 421, normally a six-seater passenger plane, has been modified with a foam …

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Las Vegas: If check-in wait is too long, Palms will comp your drinks

A Las Vegas resort is betting that cocktails will make waiting in line at check-in a bit less stressful by placing a portable bar in its lobby that dispenses libations that could be free.<p>The Palms is calling this lobby bar the Beverage Butler. For $5, guests can purchase drinks made with rum, vodka …

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Don't Go To Las Vegas To Gamble — Go For The Food

But stop going to Vegas to gamble — go for the food.<p>Las Vegas has always been an under-the-radar oasis for foodies, with high-end options like Joël Robuchon, Guy Savoy, and Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bistro.<p>But on a recent trip to Sin City, I was shocked by the number of lesser-known, reasonably …

World's Tallest Observation Wheel Opens in Las Vegas

The newest attraction in Las Vegas is a 550-foot-tall observation wheel in The LINQ, a shopping and dining district. Built by Caesar’s Entertainment …

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Las Vegas: Pool scene starting to heat up at Drai's, Picnic, Tropicana

As the weather in Las Vegas heats up, resort pools are beginning to open for the season and new venues are sure to bring some extra sizzle to the city this summer.<p>Drai's Beach Club launches Memorial Day weekend atop the Cromwell. This is the re-imagined resort opening next month at Las Vegas …

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Going for bold. New trends to turn heads<p>Five tricks to turn heads<p>What we want to wear now<p>New season. New York.<p>Swimwear. Tested on surfers<p>Shore …

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