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February 13, 2016

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  • Metro K-9 stabbed during standoff is home recovering
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Nicky, a Metro Police dog stabbed yesterday during an overnight barricade situation, is recovering ...
  • Temperatures warmer than normal but not quite record-setting
    Feb. 13, 2016
    You are not imagining warmer-than-normal temperatures, Las Vegans.
  • Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city, Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group said.
  • Benedikt Vom Orde and Julia Felte, tourists from Essen, Germany, walk along Park Avenue in New York during a bitter cold spell Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter. "These temperatures can be life-threatening, especially for seniors, infants and people with medical conditions," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Stay indoors and take care of each other, he counseled.
    As teeth-chattering temps move in, officials urge caution
    Feb. 13, 2016
    itter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter — a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel and caused an Interstate pileup that killed three.
  • Counselors on hand at Phoenix-area school day after shooting
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Social workers offered counsel to students at a suburban Phoenix high school Saturday, a day after two 15-year-old girls died there in a murder-suicide shooting ...
  • Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gestures Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, during his speech on the podium at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany.
    Russian PM: West is rekindling the Cold War with NATO moves
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Russia's prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance's top official defended as a necessary response to aggression from Moscow ...
  • A sign warns visitors that this portion of the Malheur National Wildlife refuge outside of Burns, Ore., is closed to the public Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The headquarters buildings at the refuge, near the trees in the distance, were taken over by armed protesters for 41 days. The FBI allowed a group of reporters to move nearer to the refuge Friday morning as part of a guided tour. The group was not allowed to enter the refuge, which is now considered a crime scene.
    As FBI goes through evidence at refuge, town awaits normalcy
    Feb. 13, 2016
    As the FBI focuses on its criminal investigation at the national wildlife refuge taken over by an armed group, land managers must get ready to reopen the 300 square-mile area, which draws birdwatchers, anglers and hunters and is a key economic engine of the surrounding area.
  • Inmate dies in Reno
    Feb. 13, 2016
    A Clark County inmate jailed since 1992 died in Reno on Friday ...
  • Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks Oct. 20, 2015, at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
    Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Henderson.
    Hillary Clinton campaigns with casino workers, guests on Strip
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton mingled with Strip workers and casino guests at Harrah's Saturday morning, just one week before the Nevada Democratic caucuses ...
  • 2 Indian soldiers, 5 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Five suspected rebels and two soldiers were killed in a fierce gunbattle Saturday in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir ...
  • Old, faulty police cruisers are driving officers crazy
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Holes in the floorboards. Cracks in fenders and bumpers. Metal that sticks out of torn seats and rips uniforms. Gas gauges that don't work. Radio equipment that malfunctions. Occasional breakdowns. Peeling pain
  • Hating Valentine's Day? Goodwill says donate your ex's stuff
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Is a breakup bringing you heartache for Valentine's Day? ...
  • In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, photo, a hole is shown in a plane operated by Daallo Airlines as it sits on the runway of the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia. A gaping hole in the commercial airliner forced it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
    Somalia: Al-Shabab claims responsibility for plane bomb
    Feb. 13, 2016
    Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, said Saturday they carried out the bombing of a commercial passenger jet earlier this month that blew a hole in the fuselage, sucking out ...
  • Officers investigate the scene of a shooting in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Two police officers who were shot early Saturday during a confrontation with a suspect were responding to a call about someone damaging property.
    Baton Rouge police say 2 officers, 1 suspect shot
    Feb. 13, 2016
    TA Baton Rouge neighborhood was awakened before dawn Saturday by a hail of gunfire, with police saying two officers were wounded as they traded shots with a man they had been chasing ...
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