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Top News & Analysis Nevada

  • VANCOUVER, March 28- Goldcorp Inc will team up with larger peer Barrick Gold Corp to work on developing gold mines in northern Chile, it said on Tuesday, as the industry starts to invest in new projects again. As part of a complex series of transactions costing Goldcorp about $445 million upfront, the Vancouver- based company has agreed to buy fellow Canadian miner...

  • VANCOUVER, March 28- Barrick Gold Corp and Goldcorp Inc, the world's No. 1 and No. 3 gold miners by value, have agreed to team up to potentially develop gold projects in northern Chile, Goldcorp said on Tuesday, as the industry starts to put money into growth again. In a complex series of transactions costing Goldcorp around $445 million upfront in cash and shares, the...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry pushed for opening Nevada's Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site in a meeting with the state's governor on Monday, but the local leader said he remains staunchly opposed to the project. Most of Nevada's politicians question the long-term safety of the site and the transportation of radioactive waste through the state.

  • LAS VEGAS— Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S. Energy Department site since taking over the department. Perry's visit occurred less than two weeks after President Donald Trump proposed $120 million to restart a licensing process for the site in the desert...

  • OAK HARBOR, Ohio— 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. In Wisconsin, the tiny town of Carlton saw the source of roughly 70 percent of its yearly budget disappear when the Kewaunee nuclear power plant closed four years ago.

  • LAS VEGAS— 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. And unlike the boom years when they competed for card fans after everyman Chris Moneymaker won the World Series of Poker's main event in 2003, poker's appeal in...

  • LAS VEGAS— 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. Authorities initially said Saturday that at least three people entered the store and one of them fired gunshots. But Vegas police and MGM Resorts International later said that there was no gunfire.

  • The biggest gains, as a proportion of total jobs, were in Montana, Nebraska, Arkansas, and New Mexico. In the past 12 months, job gains were strongest, in percentage terms, in Idaho, Utah and Nevada, all states in the Mountain region. Gains in Utah and Nevada have been similarly widespread.

  • NEW YORK— Some 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada are returning to their jobs after a one-day walkout. A Communications Workers of America union local official had said Wednesday that AT&T was asking technicians who install cable to also work outside maintaining phone and cable wires, which is a higher-paid job. The CWA said Thursday that AT&T will no...

  • March 23- AT&T Inc said 17,000 workers in California and Nevada resumed work on Thursday, after going on a strike on Wednesday.

  • Shares of the company closed down 12.3 percent at $7.98 on the Nasdaq. The managing director of a Bangladesh- based textile firm said his company is using only a handful of its production lines to manufacture products for Sears' 2017 holiday sales. Mark Cohen, the former chief executive of Sears Canada and director of retail studies at Columbia Business School in...

  • March 22- A lawyer defending Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters against insider trading charges on Wednesday sought to discredit former Dean Foods Chairman Tom Davis, who told jurors he used a special "bat phone" to give Walters confidential tips. Lawyer Barry Berke's cross-examination, which began on the fourth day of trial in Manhattan federal...

  • DUBAI, March 22- Amazon.com Inc has agreed in principle to buy Dubai- based internet retailer Souq.com, one of the best-known names in the Middle East's online shopping market, sources familiar with the deal said on Wednesday. Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are among the top markets worldwide for mobile phone penetration.

  • March 22- Sears Holdings Corp's disclosure that it could lack the financial strength to continue as a going concern is turning attention to the key difference maker for any cash-strapped retailer: vendors. The managing director of a Bangladesh- based textile firm said his company is using only a handful of its production lines to manufacture products for...

  • NEW YORK— A union representing AT&T workers says about 17,000 employees in California and Nevada have gone on strike over a change in some of their job duties. AT&T is asking technicians who install cable to also work outside maintaining phone and cable wires, which is a higher-paid job, said Sheila Bordeaux, who works in an AT&T call center and is an executive...

  • March 22- About 17,000 AT&T Inc workers in California and Nevada went on strike on Wednesday, alleging that the company violated contract terms by forcing employees to do work outside their areas of expertise. Last year, the workers, who are represented by the Communications Workers of America, voted to authorize a strike. AT&T had 268,000 employees as of Jan. 31,...

  • LAS VEGAS, March 21- Kohl's Corp's chief executive officer said on Tuesday the department store operator needs to "change faster" in order to remain a strong competitor to online and brick-and-mortar retailers. "We aren't as agile as we need to be in order to be a better competitor," CEO Kevin Mansell said at retail conference Shoptalk. The company has been hurt by a...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- Former Dean Foods Co Chairman Tom Davis on Tuesday told jurors in Manhattan federal court that he passed insider information to Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters using a cell phone the two called the "bat phone." Prosecutors say Walters was able to make more than $40 million thanks to tips from Davis, and that Walters passed insider...

  • LAS VEGAS, March 21- Amazon.com Inc is expanding a program to remove counterfeit goods from its website this spring as part of a broader push to assure brand owners that the online retailer is an ally rather than a threat. As early as next month, any brand can register its logo and intellectual property with Amazon so the e-commerce company can take down listings...

  • March 21- Former Dean Foods Co Chairman Tom Davis on Tuesday told jurors in Manhattan federal court that he passed insider information to Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters using a cell phone the two called the "bat phone." Prosecutors say Walters was able to make more than $40 million thanks to tips from Davis, and that Walters passed insider...