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The last cards have been dealt as the iconic Mirage closes its doors on the Las Vegas Strip

The last cards have been dealt as the iconic Mirage closes its doors on the Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A final blast from The Mirage's signature volcano marked the passage Wednesday of an aging Las Vegas resort that wowed crowds when it opened in 1989 and went on to revolutionize the casino resort industry and reshape Las Vegas as a t
Martin Short, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Ryan Gosling among Canadian Emmy nominees

Martin Short, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Ryan Gosling among Canadian Emmy nominees

After two decades as a composer in Hollywood, Jeff Toyne says it feels "surreal" to receive his first two Emmy nominations for his work on the Apple TV Plus dramedy "Palm Royale.
List of top Emmy nominees

List of top Emmy nominees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of top nominees for the annual prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Wednesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com.
Darden Restaurants buys Tex-Mex chain Chuy's for $605 million

Darden Restaurants buys Tex-Mex chain Chuy's for $605 million

Darden Restaurants is adding Tex-Mex to the menu. The parent company of Olive Garden , LongHorn Steakhouse, Yard House and other chains , said Wednesday it's buying Chuy's for approximately $605 million.
Selena Gomez gets her due, Netflix and FX top HBO and 2 Queen Elizabeths get nominated for Emmys

Selena Gomez gets her due, Netflix and FX top HBO and 2 Queen Elizabeths get nominated for Emmys

With less overall entries due to the shortened TV season, this year's Emmy nominations probably won't spark any protest campaigns.
Western Canada sweats in renewed heat wave, rivergoers told to avoid cheap floaties

Western Canada sweats in renewed heat wave, rivergoers told to avoid cheap floaties

CALGARY — As Western Canadians sweat under a renewed heat wave, Calgary emergency crews say they continue to bail out rivergoers who are trying to beat the heat by navigating swift currents on dime-store pink flamingo floaties.
S&P/TSX composite closes down on broad losses led by tech, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite closes down on broad losses led by tech, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down Wednesday in broad-based losses led by technology and base metals while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index ended down 144.22 points at 22,851.17.
In ethics hearing about Liberal minister, business exec admits he lied to a reporter

In ethics hearing about Liberal minister, business exec admits he lied to a reporter

OTTAWA — The chief witness in a parliamentary probe said Wednesday that he lied to a reporter when asked about ethics allegations against a federal minister.
Stock market today: Big tech stocks dive again to halt Wall Street's record-setting rally

Stock market today: Big tech stocks dive again to halt Wall Street's record-setting rally

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s record-breaking rally ran into a wall, as worries about potentially worsening trade tensions with China hit stocks of chip companies.
'Shogun' leads all Emmy nominees with 25 and 'The Bear' sets comedy series record with 23

'Shogun' leads all Emmy nominees with 25 and 'The Bear' sets comedy series record with 23

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Bear” went on a tear at Wednesday morning’s Emmy nominations with a comedy-series record 23, and “Shogun” led all nominees with 25 in a dominant year across categories for FX.