AP News in Brief 07-18-18

** HOLD FOR STORY ** FILE ** The MGM logo is seen at the main entrance of MGM Grand hotel-casino in Las Vegas in this Feb. 22, 2006 file photo. The operator of the Mandalay Bay casino-resort from which a gunman carried out the largest mass shooting in U.S. history has filed federal lawsuits against hundreds of victims. MGM Resorts International argues in lawsuits filed Friday, July 13, 2018 in Nevada and California that it is has “no liability of any kind” to the defendants under a federal law enacted in the wake of 9/11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability