Asian shares dropping as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Asian shares tumbled Monday after the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war renewed uncertainties about global economies, as well as questions over what President Donald Trump might say next.

LETTER: Get annoying Tom Steyer off the airwaves

Friends, relatives and neighbors are getting tired of the hate TV ads from Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer.

LETTER: Las Vegas monorail just bleeds money

It’s obvious that the creators of the Las Vegas monorail were on the wrong track from the very beginning.

LETTER: Kudos to police and firefighters in Laughlin

I want to commend the excellent work of our firemen and police in Laughlin for attending not only to a conflagration but an attempted casino heist.

New telescope in Hawaii? Spain site may be just as good, experts say

Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the international coalition that wants to build the world’s largest telescope in Hawaii insists that the islands’ highest peak — Mauna Kea — is the best place for their $1.4 billion instrument.

Caregivers to face charges in Florida nursing home deaths

Investigators say the center did not evacuate patients as temperatures inside rose, even though a fully functional hospital was across the street.

‘Angel Has Fallen’ tops box office with $21.3 million debut

“Angel Has Fallen” easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer.

Iranian envoy gets surprise G-7 invite from French leader

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Trump had not “set preconditions” on negotiations with Iran.

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