Las Vegas officials waiting for Denver to act on pot lounges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip have decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation's first marijuana club before they discuss licensing and regulating...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Sept. 19 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Cabinet to submit five-day workweek rules plan to Legislature by en...

Civil Air Patrol officer reinstated after hanging post

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A lieutenant colonel in the Kansas' Civil Air Patrol who resigned his command after posting on Facebook that a state lawmaker should "swing from a tree" has chosen not to resume pa...

Latest: Walker says Foxconn to announce plant location soon

STURTEVANT, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin legislators' efforts to bring a Foxconn Technology Group plant to southeastern Wisconsin (all times local): 9:40 a.m. ...

Walker to sign $3 billion Foxconn bill into law

STURTEVANT, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is about to sign the $3 billion Foxconn Technology Group bill into law, just days after it passed the state Legislature. Walker pl...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

MALAYSIA-MAHATHIR-AP INTERVIEW — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says in an AP interview the opposition alliance campaigning to topple the country's corruption-tainted leader can win ...

Young democracy activist among Macau election winners

HONG KONG (AP) — Macau voters have elected a young pro-democracy activist to the Chinese casino capital's legislature, as opposition lawmakers expanded their presence at the expense of candidates link...

Peru's leader names new prime minister as he reforms Cabinet

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appointed a former economy minister as his new prime minister Sunday, two days after a no-confidence vote by the opposition-led congress forc...

Push for hate crimes law after ugly incident in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — It was one of the uglier incidents in recent memory in North Dakota's largest city, Fargo: A white woman was captured on cellphone video shouting "We're going to kill all of you" at...

Graceful menace: States take aim at non-native swans

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With its snow-white plumage and elegant posture, mute swans are exalted in European ballets and fairy tales as symbols of love and beauty. But to many wildlife biologists, they are...

ICE director decries California's 'sanctuary state' bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says California's so-called "sanctuary state" bill that would limit police cooperation with federal immigration authoriti...

California bill protecting immigrants closer to approval

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats approved a "sanctuary state" bill Saturday that would limit how local and state police can interact with federal immigration agents. Th...

No-confidence vote in Peru forces Cabinet resignations

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's entire Cabinet has been forced to resign following a no-confidence vote by the opposition-led congress, throwing the country into political...

Business Highlights

___ Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawy...

Tied down with late budget, lawmakers warned to keep on ties

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After spending months in futile efforts to complete a budget, Pennsylvania legislators have turned their attention to what they should be wearing to the fight over state finance...