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The Latest: Police: 'No apparent reason' for Vegas shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:42pm

The Latest on a fatal shooting on a bus along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local):

US gas prices down a penny over 2 weeks, to $2.34 a gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:14pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dipped about a penny nationally during the past two weeks, to $2.34.

The Latest: Schumer says Democrats willing to work with GOP

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:45pm

The Latest on Republican plans to overhaul the health care system (all times local):

'Beauty and the Beast' dances off with top box-office spot

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:14pm

Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" continued enchanting audiences in its second weekend in theaters, easily topping the charts with $88.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

OPEC, non-cartel nations may extend oil cut another 6 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 12:45pm

OPEC members and non-cartel nations are leaving open the possibility of a six-month extension on a deal to reduce oil production, according to a statement Sunday by a committee of ministers from OPEC and other oil-producing nations.

Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 12:02pm

Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant's cooling tower, which soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse, brings with it some give-and-take.

Iran strikes back at US with 'reciprocal' sanctions

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 11:42am

Iran on Sunday sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies, alleging they support terrorism, repression and Israel's occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state, likely in retaliation for sanctions earlier announced by the U.S.

Wyoming company seeks loans for sugar beet growers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 11:23am

A Wyoming company is requesting almost $5.7 million in loans for farmers who grow sugar beets after heavy rains and frost hurt last year's harvest.

Carrier deal touted by Trump unusual for Indiana

Tom Davies, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:31am

The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state of Indiana as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs.

Jackson Hole power company considers underground lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:03am

A power company is considering burying the power lines in the Jackson Hole region that were downed in February during a powerful storm.

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:13am

When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will be down nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.

China blocks outspoken academic from returning to Australia

Gillian Wong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:25am

An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security, his lawyer said Sunday.

France's Hollande looks to strengthen ties with Singapore

Annabelle Liang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:53am

French President Francois Hollande, on an official visit to Singapore, expressed a desire Sunday to strengthen France's partnership with the Southeast Asian city-state.

Qatar Foundation looks at job cuts amid low oil, gas prices

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:40am

The Qatar Foundation says it is looking at possible job cuts, the latest Gulf entity to acknowledge being hurt by low global energy prices.

Youth employment seen as key challenge ahead of Arab summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:11am

The Arab League chief says 29 percent youth unemployment is one of the region's biggest challenges.

Spain: Drug dealers use fake bananas to transport cocaine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:03am

Spanish police have arrested two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas.

New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

Michael Warren and Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:30am

Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode."

No gunshots fired in store burglary at Bellagio in Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 7:00pm

Las Vegas police now say there weren't shots fired during a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

The Latest: Pence says fight against 'Obamacare' to continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 6:09pm

The Latest on Congress and the health overhaul (all times local):

Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 6:00pm

House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Other than minor tweaks, they knew the measures would go nowhere because the Democrat still lived in the White House.