Barrick Gold drops takeover bid for Newmont Mining

Business 03/11/19, 08:25

Barrick Gold is dropping its takeover bid for Newmont Mining, as the gold companies instead form a joint venture to combine their Nevada mining operations.Last month Barrick Gold Corp. offered to acquire Newmont Mining Corp. for about $18 billion in stock.The joint venture will include the companies' assets and reserves ...

Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

Politics 10/20/18, 19:04

President Donald Trump says he hopes to select a U.N. ambassador to replace Nikki Haley very soon and is interviewing 5 candidates for the job.Trump said Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada: "We'll have somebody great ... we're going to pick somebody very quickly.Trump said he's interviewing three women ...

Update: Trump, Biden scheduled to campaign in Nevada

Politics 10/20/18, 08:31

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):5:20 a.m.It's going to be a busy day of politicking in Nevada, where early voting for the Nov. 6 election is beginning Saturday.President Donald Trump is wrapping up a visit to Western states with a campaign rally later Saturday in rural Elko, ...

9 trapped by Nevada wildfire escorted to safety

U.S. 10/01/18, 20:45

Eight hikers and a sheriff's deputy were escorted to safety from the top of a canyon at a popular Nevada recreation area as a wildfire spewed flames 100 feet (30 meters) into the air, authorities said Monday.Forest Service spokeswoman Erica Hupp said Monday no residential homes had been destroyed but ...

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