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Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear deal

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 1:21am

President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy.

In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:30pm

President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.

China leads Asian stocks lower on poor factory data

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:11pm

Asian stocks extended a global market sell-off Wednesday as poor manufacturing data from the world's two biggest economies dampened investor sentiment.

Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 2:31am

Nevada officials say an $11 million grant from the federal government could help them reduce suicide attempts and improve school performance among children with mental illnesses. Gov. Brian Sandoval and director Richard Whitley of the state Department of Health and Human Services announced the four-year grant yesterday.

Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn to have contract extended to 2018

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 2:00am

Top directors of Volkswagen AG plan to give a two-year contract extension CEO Martin Winterkorn, who emerged on top of a power struggle earlier this year with company patriarch Ferdinand Piech.

Eurostar train turned back amid disruptions around Calais

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 1:30am

Eurostar trains suffered long delays overnight and at least one train was sent back to Paris, causing delays for hundreds of passengers amid reports of migrants on the tracks in the French port of Calais.

Head of major unmanned aircraft systems company to tour ND

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:41am

The head of a major unmanned aircraft systems company is making his second trip to North Dakota to tour area colleges and other facilities associated with drone development.

China slowdown weighs on Australian growth in second quarter

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:50pm

Australia's economy grew a slower-than-expected 0.2 percent in the three months through June, dragged down by waning Chinese demand for resources including iron ore and coal, government figures showed Wednesday.

Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:32pm

The president of Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.

Yahoo CEO to give birth to twins while tackling turnaround

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:21pm

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins while trying to deliver a long-promised turnaround at the struggling Internet company.

Court sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:41pm

A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.

China chemical factory blast toll rises to 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:51pm

The death toll from an explosion at a chemical factory in eastern China has risen to five and the cause of the blast is still under investigation, state media reported Wednesday.

Sands China recruits Alan Dershowitz for lawsuit appeal

Kimberly Pierceall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:30pm

Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz was recruited by Sands China Ltd. on Tuesday to argue that Nevada's Supreme Court should dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by the company's former CEO five years ago.

Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion over grocery deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:30pm

The small grocery-store chain Haggen on Tuesday sued Albertsons for more than $1 billion in damages, alleging the supermarket giant engaged in systematic efforts to eliminate it as a viable competitor in five states.

Operators of 2 Ohio abortion clinics sue over state hurdles

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 6:31pm

The operators of two southwest Ohio abortion clinics asked a federal court on Tuesday to declare recently enacted state laws governing their operations unconstitutional.

Bill offers state tax help for former Corinthian students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:51pm

Californians who had their student loans forgiven after the collapse of Corinthian Colleges this year could get a state income tax break.

UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:42pm

A new United Nations report says Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue.

Nigeria to deploy drones to curb oil theft

Bashir Adigun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:32pm

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation will deploy drones across the territorial waters of Africa's largest oil producer as part of a series of new efforts to help curb rampant oil theft, a company official said Tuesday.

Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:31pm

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says he met with Gov. Brian Sandoval during his northern Nevada campaign tour this morning, but the two didn't discuss an endorsement. Sandoval told the Las Vegas Sun that Rubio is an "impressive guy" but also said that Rubio didn't seek an endorsement.