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July 7, 2015

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  • Mineral County clerk candidate files suit over lost race

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a defeated Mineral County clerk candidate who says voter fraud cost him the election. KRNV-TV reports ( ) that Reno attorney Ken McKenna filed the civil lawsuit in ...

  • Young Indians embrace dating apps despite social taboos

    4 hours ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — Aditi Mendiratta's biggest worry as she's swiping left and right is hiding the smartphone notifications that read "Congratulations! You have a new match" from her parents. "They wouldn't be cool with it," the 20-year-old journalism student ...

  • Epiphanny Prince back with the New York Liberty

    4 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Epiphanny Prince will finally get to play for her hometown team, the New York Liberty. Prince is back after missing the first 10 games of the regular season while she was competing for Russia in the ...

  • Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block

    6 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more. It's the first major piece of Jenner memorabilia to go ...

  • Storm brings flash flooding to Las Vegas

    6 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A thunderstorm with heavy rains and high winds moved across the Las Vegas area and caused flash flooding. The National Weather Service says parts of the area were under a flash flood warning Monday night. The ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    8 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 3-3-3 (three, three, three) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    8 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 01-06-10-18-31 (one, six, ten, eighteen, thirty-one) Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts at $50,000. Tickets ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

    8 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 03-04-05-08-10-11-14-16-17-19 (three, four, five, eight, ten, eleven, fourteen, sixteen, seventeen, nineteen)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    8 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:7 Eureka-2nd:2 Lucky Star-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: 1:48.73 (1st: 7 Eureka, 2nd: 2 Lucky Star, 3rd: 9 Winning Spirit; Race Time: ...

  • CA Lottery

    8 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Monday: Daily 3 Evening 8-5-4 (eight, five, four) Daily 3 Midday 9-4-5 (nine, four, five) Daily 4 4-6-5-9 (four, six, five, nine) Daily Derby 1st:7 Eureka-2nd:2 Lucky Star-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: ...

  • Pair from Utah die in Nevada crash, 1-year-old survives

    9 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLS, Nev. (AP) — Nevada troopers say a 38-year-old man and 20-year-old woman from Logan, Utah died early Sunday morning when their Ford Explorer overturned on Interstate 80 in Wells, Nevada. A one-year-old girl in a car seat that was ...

  • Las Vegas man dies in truck rollover near Lake Mead

    9 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Troopers say a 29-year-old Las Vegas man died when the Nissan pickup truck he was riding in lost control and rolled over off a dirt road in Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Nevada Highway Patrol said ...

  • Rubio, Trump to speak at libertarian conference in Las Vegas

    10 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio are planning to appear at a libertarian conference in Las Vegas. Rubio is scheduled to speak Friday night at the FreedomFest conference at the Planet ...

  • Online bitcoin poker site operator pleads guilty

    10 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man charged with operating an illegal online poker site that accepted the digital currency bitcoin has pleaded guilty. The Las Vegas Sun reports ( 36-year-old Bryan Micon will not be sentenced to any jail time ...

  • Judge: Enough evidence for trial in fatal Vegas shootout

    11 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas judge who viewed video of a man firing a shotgun into a pickup truck decided a defendant should stand trial on felony murder and shooting charges in his neighbor's death. Deputy public defense ...

  • 911 phone lines for Elko police, fire back up after outage

    13 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The 911 phone lines for the Elko police and fire departments were down for about three hours Monday. KTVN reports that the emergency phone lines were down for about three hours Monday before service resumed around ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    14 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 9-4-5 (nine, four, five)

  • As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm

    14 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Republican donors have begun to call for calm as Republican-on-Republican criticism intensifies in the GOP's 2016 presidential primary contest. Wyoming-based investor Foster Friess issued a letter to 16 White House prospects late last week calling for ...

  • Mali extremist traded for French hostage killed in attack

    15 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian special forces spokesman says an Islamic extremist who was released last year in exchange for the freedom of a French hostage in Mali has been killed. Modibo Nama Traore said Monday that French special ...

  • Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help

    15 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman says the Queen of Soul is grateful to the state of Illinois for its help when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago. Transmission problems stopped the bus around 1:20 a.m. ...

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