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

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:08am

Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" has continued to enchant audiences in its second weekend in theaters.

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.

Iran strikes back at US with 'reciprocal' sanctions

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:52am

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.

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.

Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:34am

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

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.

Russia says oil cuts may be extended amid high compliance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:20am

Russia's energy minister says there's "94 percent" compliance on a six-month oil production cut among OPEC members and non-cartel nations, as well as discussions about continuing the cuts to boost crude prices.

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.

Auction of vacant Utah Twinkie factory draws curious bakers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 4:56pm

This week's auction of equipment and machinery that used to pump out Twinkies and Wonder Bread at a well-known Hostess factory in Ogden that closed in 2012 triggered nostalgia from former workers.

Nissan recalls more than 56,000 cars, cites power steering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 4:02pm

Nissan is recalling more than 56,000 cars because of power steering hoses that may leak fluid and potentially lead to fires.

Owner of leaking Alaska pipeline to reduce natural gas flow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 3:10pm

The governor of Alaska says the owner of an underwater pipeline leaking processed natural gas will temporarily reduce the amount of gas that feeds into the line.

NYC says Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on Airbnb

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 2:32pm

A Trump Tower apartment owner was fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented the home out on Airbnb.