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French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

May. 22, 2018 8:13 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's labor minister, Muriel Penicaud, has been summoned for questioning Tuesday in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party. Paris prosecutors are investigating suspected irregularities in the organization of a costly, high-profile event at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. French...

Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could cost city

May. 22, 2018 2:13 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week planned to vote Tuesday on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees. A majority of yes votes...

Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

May. 22, 2018 1:01 AM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life specialist. With...

Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

May. 21, 2018 11:33 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska beat out 50 other women Monday to win this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life specialist. She takes...

Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

May. 21, 2018 8:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees. A majority of yes votes...

WNBA's opening weekend highlighted by finals rematch

May. 21, 2018 2:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What an opening weekend for the WNBA. The finals rematch between Los Angeles and Minnesota was decided at the buzzer, while Connecticut welcomed Las Vegas to the league with the most lopsided loss in opening day history. The Lynx celebrated their fourth championship in seven years by...

Winners in the top categories at Billboard Music Awards

May. 21, 2018 12:07 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A list of winners in the top categories at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. — Top Hot 100 song: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber — Top Billboard 200 album: "DAMN." by Kendrick Lamar...

Column: Viva Las Vegas! Knights a win from Stanley Cup Final

May. 19, 2018 8:27 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury sat shirtless in front of his locker, staring blankly, his exhausted gaze fixed nowhere. Pads still strapped to his legs after another spectacular night's work, the Vegas Golden Knights goalie looked as if he were trying to gather his thoughts, trying somehow to make...

High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip

May. 19, 2018 1:30 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A massive high-tech, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other events while engaging multiple senses will break ground this summer in Las Vegas, officials announced Friday. The New York-based Madison Square Garden Company revealed details of the 18,000-seat, futuristic-looking...

WNBA Preview Capsules

May. 18, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A team-by-team look at the WNBA. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish. ___ MINNESOTA LYNX 2017: 27-7, 1st place; beat Washington 3-0 in semifinals; beat Los Angeles 3-2 in WNBA Finals. POWER POLL RANKING: 1st. COACH: Cheryl Reeve, 9th season. PROJECTED STARTING FIVE: G Lindsay...