• Elaine Wynn asks shareholders to oust board member

    Updated: 19 min ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The ex-wife of Steve Wynn, who is also the biggest shareholder and co-founder of Wynn Resorts, is seeking to remove one of the company directors overseeing an internal investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against the casino magnate. Elaine Wynn said in a...

  • Bloomberg gives $4.5M to UN climate body, softening US cuts

    Updated: 24 min ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $4.5 million to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations. Bloomberg, who has long championed the fight against global warming, will make up the shortfall in the agency's budget caused by...

  • Colorado has steady job growth, wage gains

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — Officials say Colorado's economy is growing at a steady rate. The Denver Post reports a monthly update Friday from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says Colorado employers added 5,400 nonfarm jobs in March from February, down from the 9,200 jobs...

  • Colorado Springs-area Walmarts replace bicycles stolen from Christmas Unlimited

    By liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Two weeks after 60 bicycles were stolen from Christmas Unlimited, nine local Walmart stores have stepped up to help the Colorado Springs charity. Walmart presented five dozen bicycles to Christmas Unlimited on Saturday at the Walmart at 5550 E. Woodmen Road. The bicycles had been...

  • EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The EU's trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press U.S. President Donald Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs. Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said...

  • With lights from Toys R Us dimmed, sales plunge at Hasbro

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The repercussions from the demise of Toys R Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which reported a loss and plunging revenue Monday for its first quarter. Toys R Us, hammered by shifting consumer trends, is shuttering the 700 stores it has left,...

  • In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's civic community is trying to find a way to save The Denver Post. The newspaper drew national attention two weeks ago with an editorial pleading for a sale. Its owners have slashed the staff deeply. The editorial warned that in a few years "The Denver Post will...

  • Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America's business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring and raising pay. At the same time, nearly two-thirds of respondents in the latest...

  • 'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage." This time buzz had the slight advantage. Studio estimates on Sunday have placed "A...

  • Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the jump was driven primarily by rising crude oil costs. The current gas price is 37 cents above where...

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