Armed heist at Cartier shop in Monaco, 1 suspect captured

PARIS (AP) — Police in Monaco say robbers have carried out an armed heist at a luxurious Cartier jewelry shop in Monte Carlo and one of the suspects has been captured. The Monegasque police authority said three individuals carrying at least one firearm targeted the shop...

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago. Casinos constantly adjust their floors to meet customer...

Now what? Options for next year as health law drama fades

AP Photo/Mark Thiessen As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace the Obama-era health law known as the Affordable...

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections. A bill in the Colorado Legislature would allow pot growers and retailers...

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

AP Photo/Evan Vucci WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans’ failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump’s agenda: tax reform. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., say they will soon...

EU transport chief calls for European car toll system

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union’s transport commissioner is calling for a continentwide car toll system that would enable motorists to use all European roads without having to stop at borders. Many countries in the 28-nation EU have highway toll systems, but they are...

Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais JERUSALEM (AP) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White...

India's Reliance Industries penalized for alleged fraud

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s markets regulator has barred Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries and 12 others from trading in equity derivatives for a year for allegedly fraudulent trades made 10 years ago. The multibillion-dollar Reliance Industries rejected the ruling...

Trump's Keystone XL decision sets up new fight in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its path that has yet to approve the project. The pipeline’s fate once again rests with the...

EU leaders converge on Rome to rekindle sense of unity

AP Photo/Uncredited ROME (AP) — Posing with Pope Francis before Michelangelo’s masterpiece “The Last Judgment” at the Vatican, European Union leaders started their weekend pilgrimage in Rome hoping that a visit to the cradle of their unity project could...