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November 29, 2015

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  • Reality TV star says Las Vegas home was burglarized
    Nov. 29, 2015
    A star of a History Channel reality show says thieves cleaned out his Las Vegas home during Thanksgiving.
  • Burglary suspect caught after hitting Las Vegas police car
    Nov. 29, 2015
    A burglary suspect is in jail after ramming a Metro Police vehicle before starting a high-speed chase.
  • 'Hunger Games' beats 'Good Dinosaur,' 'Creed' at box office
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Despite some mighty competition, Katniss and her crew dominated the box office once again.
  • Scott Cornell, left, and Douglas "DZ" Patterson, theft investigators for the Travelers Cos., pose Nov. 3, 2015, at a truck stop in Willington, Conn. Cornell and Patterson work to prevent cargo theft, including deploying a "sting trailer" packed with hidden surveillance equipment. Cargo theft has become a huge problem the FBI says causes $15 billion to $30 billion in losses each year in the U.S. There were 152 cargo thefts nationwide in July, August and September.
    'Sting trailers' offer glimpse into world of cargo thieves
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Somewhere in America, a tractor-trailer loaded with hidden surveillance equipment is parked at a truck stop or warehouse while authorities wait for thieves to steal it.
  • A plaque with a star honoring singer Frank Sinatra is seen on the sidewalk adjacent to the house where he grew up Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Hoboken, N.J. Sinatra would have celebrated his 100th birthday Dec. 12. Throughout 2015, Hoboken has remembered its native son with outdoor screenings of his movies, a "Sinatra Idol" competition and concerts that will be capped by a centennial birthday bash Dec. 12.
    Sinatra's birthplace commemorates his 100th its way
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Chicago was his kind of town, L.A. was his lady and he certainly was a big part of New York, New York. But despite a love-hate relationship, the mile-square New Jersey city where Frank Sinatra was born is finding the centennial of his birth to be a very good year.
  • 65-1 shot Stormy Lucy springs upset in Matriarch at Del Mar
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Stormy Lucy rallied from far back to win the $300,000 Matriarch Stakes by a head at 65-1 odds Sunday on closing day of Del Mar's fall meet.
  • President Barack Obama, right, accompanied by French President Francois Hollande, places flowers at the Bataclan, site of one of the Paris terrorists attacks, to pay his respects after arriving in Paris for the COP21 climate change conference Monday, Nov. 30, 2015.
    Obama's first stop in Paris is saddest of destinations
    Nov. 29, 2015
    At another time, it would have been a glorious tour of Paris by night. But for the saddest of destinations.
  • Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week’s high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planet’s climate woes.
  • President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., for a trip to the COP21 climate change conference in Paris, on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015.
    Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.
  • Georgia head coach Mark Richt celebrates Nov. 28, 2015, as he walks off the field after his team defeated Georgia Tech 13-7 in an NCAA college football game in Atlanta, Ga. Richt is stepping down after 15 seasons in what is being called a mutual decision. Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity says he met with Richt on Sunday morning, Nov. 29, 2015, "to discuss the status of our football program" and "mutually agreed that he would step down as head coach and would have the opportunity to accept other duties and responsibilities at UGA following the bowl game."
    Heat check: Coaching carousel turns into roller coaster
    Nov. 29, 2015
    his coaching carousel is more like a roller coaster and this weekend there was enough action to make those trying to keep up dizzy.
  • The Seattle Seahawks' Doug Baldwin, left, heads in to score a touchdown as Pittsburgh Steelers Will Allen, right, and Arthur Moats defend Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in the second half of an NFL football game in Seattle.
    Wilson's career-best day leads Seattle past Pittsburgh 39-30
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Russell Wilson's career-best day proved better than a record-setting performance by Ben Roethlisberger. Wilson threw a career-high five touchdown passes, including two TDs to Doug Baldwin in the final 8:12, and the Seattle Seahawks held on for a wild 39-30 win over Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer, right, runs for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif.
    Palmer's 8-yard touchdown run leads first-place Cards past 49ers
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals had to squeak one out in ugly fashion at San Francisco to keep their winning streak alive.
  • Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) drives the ball around Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson as Lakers coach Byron Scott watches at right during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, in New York.
    Kobe Bryant will retire at end of 2015-16 season
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers has decided to retire after this season. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday. The decision was not totally unexpected, given that Bryant has said many times in recent weeks that he was considering making his 20th NBA season his last. There's no more wondering now....
  • Woman killed in hit-and-run identified
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Authorities have identified an elderly woman killed after she was struck by a car while crossing Nellis Boulevard near Mohave Avenue.
  • Ten displaced by early morning fire
    Nov. 29, 2015
    Careless discarding of smoking material sparked an apartment fire near the central part of the valley Sunday morning.
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