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Tuesday’s announcement by the Kraft Group and Wynn Resorts came a day after Foxborough, Mass., voters elected two selectmen who opposed opening negotiations with Mr. Wynn. He had planned to build the resort on land leased from Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

The law that legalized casino gambling in Massachusetts requires a casino developer first to negotiate an agreement with the host community.

The Kraft Group said in a statement that it thinks the people of Foxborough have spoken and it is suspending its efforts to develop the casino.


Air India cancels flights as pilots begin strike

NEW DELHI — Air India canceled four international flights Tuesday after about 150 pilots failed to turn up for work in a protest against unpaid salaries and work conditions.

The airline has sacked 10 pilots and ordered the striking pilots to return to work by Tuesday evening, said K. Swaminathan, an Air India official.

Passengers who boarded an Air India flight to Chicago from Mumbai found themselves stranded in New Delhi after the flight was disrupted by the strike at its stopover there.

Air India, which operates about 50 international flights every day, has canceled flights from New Delhi to Chicago and Toronto, and from Mumbai to Hong Kong and New York’s Newark airport.

The government recently pledged a $6 billion bailout for the ailing national carrier. Air India has been losing about $1 billion a year as it struggles with the legacy of a poorly executed 2007 merger, debt and a swollen staff.

From wire dispatches and staff reports