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BERLIN | Christian Bale says he felt like ‘bullfrog’ in Cheney role

BERLIN (AP) — Christian Bale says transforming himself into former Vice President Dick Cheney made him feel “like a bullfrog.” Bale has been nominated for a best actor Oscar for his part in “Vice,” which also has best movie and best director nominations. He and director Adam McKay presented the movie Monday at the Berlin … Continue reading BERLIN | Christian Bale says he felt like ‘bullfrog’ in Cheney role

BELGRADE, Serbia | Serbian premier: Armed intervention in Kosovo an option

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia’s prime minister warned on Wednesday that the formation of a Kosovo army could trigger Serbia’s armed intervention in the former province — the bluntest warning so far amid escalating tensions in the Balkans. Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said that she hopes “we won’t ever have to use our army, but … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | Serbian premier: Armed intervention in Kosovo an option

MINNEAPOLIS | Target misses on profit, shares slide

MINNEAPOLIS — Target’s ramped up investments online and in stores are bringing in shoppers, but they’re also bruising the bottom line. Company shares fell sharply before the opening bell Tuesday after Target missed profit expectations for the third quarter, the last look at the retailer’s performance as it heads into the holiday shopping season. At … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Target misses on profit, shares slide

PRISTINA, KosovoKosovo lawmakers agree to consider creating national army

PRISTINA, Kosovo— Lawmakers in Kosovo have agreed to consider proposed laws on transforming the country’s security forces into a regular army. The 120-seat parliament voted on Thursday to accept the government’s proposals and refer them to commissions for debate before bringing the laws to the floor for final votes. Lawmakers representing Kosovo’s Serb minority boycotted … Continue reading PRISTINA, KosovoKosovo lawmakers agree to consider creating national army

WASHINGTON | How it happened: Procedural vote on Kavanaugh was critical

WASHINGTON— Mitch McConnell walked onto the Senate floor for the big vote to save Brett Kavanaugh‘s nomination with a secret: He didn’t know how it would turn out. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. The Senate majority leader is often seen as a masterful tactician. But he was watching and waiting like the rest … Continue reading WASHINGTON | How it happened: Procedural vote on Kavanaugh was critical

Las Vegas’ overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM

LAS VEGAS / December 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The transformation of the antiquated Monte Carlo casino-hotel in Las Vegas into two higher-end properties is well underway. With a robust art collection, rooms that have a residential feel and an overall romantic atmosphere, the renovation of the property contrasts sharply with the city’s stereotypical glitz. The … Continue reading Las Vegas’ overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM