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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, June 29, 2018. Asian shares were mixed and trading in a narrow range Friday as investors weighed how trade tensions between the U.S. and other nations might escalate. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 29, 2018 - 4:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Friday as investors weighed how trade tensions between the U.S. and other nations might escalate. European shares were boosted by an EU deal on migration that is perceived to stabilize the German government. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 gained 1.2...
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As the Public Utilities Commission nears a vote, Tania Aubid leaves the room and tells commissioners, “You have just declared war on the Ojibwe people.” Aubid is Ojibwe. She said, after leaving the meeting, “I’m hurt because Minnesota did not uphold their end to protect Native people. We were giving them the voice for a healthy future.” The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission began its deliberations on Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 pipeline replacement project Thursday, June 28, 2018 at its headquarters in St. Paul, ten days after beginning its final round of hearings and question sessions in the case. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 5:52 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators on Thursday approved Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline, angering opponents who say the project threatens pristine areas and have vowed Standing Rock-style protests if needed to block it. All five members of the Public...
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This photo taken on Thursday, June 28, 2018 and provided by Airbus shows the first BelugaXL rolling out of the paintshop, unveiling a special livery, in Toulouse, southern France. The BelugaXL will now undertake ground tests before its first flight planned in summer 2018. (Jean-Vincent Reymondon/Airbus via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 11:57 am
TOULOUSE, France (AP) — A whale of a transport aircraft will be flying high later this summer sporting the grin of a Beluga whale. The Airbus BelugaXL, a massive transport plane, made a presentation on Thursday, its nose cone making it look like a whale. Airbus employees, 20,000 of them, voted on...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth in the first quarter was revised down to a lackluster 2 percent — a sharp deceleration and the poorest showing in a year. But economists expect a significant rebound in the current quarter, forecasting a sizzling growth rate of 4 percent or more. The Commerce...
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Stratosphere
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June 27, 2018 - 1:34 pm
A union representing more than 1,000 workers at the Stratosphere hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip has reached a tentative labor agreement with the property's operator.
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Union vote
AP Photo/Isaac Brekken
June 20, 2018 - 8:54 am
Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay, approved a new five-year contract Tuesday.
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June 04, 2018 - 4:43 pm
A union for Las Vegas casino-hotel workers is shifting its attention to negotiating contracts with smaller casino operators after reaching tentative labor agreements with two companies that employ most of the 50,000 employees threatening the first citywide strike in more than three decades.
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AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File
June 03, 2018 - 10:04 am
A union for casino-hotel workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with MGM Resorts International, covering nearly half of the 50,000 employees threatening to strike in Las Vegas.
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AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File
June 01, 2018 - 8:58 am
Negotiators have reached a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers who are threatening to strike in Las Vegas.
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union vote
AP Photo/Isaac Brekken
May 23, 2018 - 8:53 am
Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts.
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