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November 25, 2015

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  • Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Regulators propose $125 million fee for casino companies to leave NV Energy
    Nov. 25, 2015
    A draft order of the state Public Utilities Commission says three Las Vegas Strip casino companies must pay a combined $125.6 million to ...
  • Ernest Lopez of San Antonio was playing a 1,000,000 Degrees slot machine with girlfriend Linda Boelter when he hit a $1,824,943 jackpot on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at the Golden Nugget Laughlin.
    Texas man hits $1.8 million jackpot at Laughlin casino
    Nov. 25, 2015
    A Texas man hit a $1,824,943 jackpot at the Golden Nugget Laughlin while playing a 1,000,000 Degrees slot machine. Ernest Lopez and his girlfriend, Linda Boelter, were vacationing from ...
  • From left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French president Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo pay their respects to the victims of the attacks of Nov. 13 on the Place de la Republique where they each left a white rose prior to a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Merkel's visit to Paris is part of president Hollande's diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against the Islamic State militants.
    French lawmakers vote to extend airstrikes against ISIS
    Nov. 25, 2015
    French lawmakers voted Wednesday to continue airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group that claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, while Germany's chancellor said her country would do more ...
  • Former New York Giants player Frank Gifford looks on before an NFL football game between the New York Giants and the Denver Broncos on Sept. 15, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J. In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, his family said Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning. He was 84.
    Frank Gifford’s family says CTE found in his brain
    Nov. 25, 2015
    The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death. In a statement released through NBC News on Wednesday, the family said he had "experienced firsthand" symptoms associated with CTE but did not offer specifics. Gifford died of ...
  • Channing Tatum in “Battle in Seattle.”
    Six movies to stream after Thanksgiving Day’s food coma
    Nov. 25, 2015
    Here are six (modern-day-classic, under-the-radar) movies to watch courtesy of, a free movie and television streaming app, after the turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, rolls, pumpkin pie, eggnog and Pepto have been consumed.
  • In this Nov. 26, 2013, photo, Jon Hernandez chooses from several games of online poker from his home in Roselle Park, N.J., the day after New Jersey began offering Internet gambling statewide.
    Growth — but not expansion — in U.S. Internet gambling market
    Nov. 25, 2015
    Internet gambling is slowly growing — but not expanding — after 2 1/2 years of online betting in the United States. Online gambling revenue is increasing in at least two of the three states that currently offer it — New Jersey and Delaware. The third, Nevada, doesn't report ...
  • Families say special education teacher abused girls
    Nov. 25, 2015
    Two families in Nevada are suing a school district after they say their children were abused by a special education teacher. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that the families have filed suit against ...
  • Caesars appeals court ruling that opens it up to $364 million claim
    Nov. 25, 2015
    Casino giant Caesars Entertainment is appealing a bankruptcy court ruling that could put it on the hook for nearly $364 million. That's the amount a pension fund wants Caesars to ...
  • Bus driver accused of sexually assaulting child mistakenly released from jail
    Nov. 25, 2015
    A substitute school bus driver accused of sexually assaulting a child was rearrested today after he was mistakenly released from jail on bond because of ...
  • Regents to vote on future of UNLV student-run radio
    Nov. 25, 2015
    Officials at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas are considering handing over the school's student-run radio station to Nevada Public Radio. KLAS-TV reports that KUNV 91.5 FM has been UNLV's college radio station since 1981. Next month ...
  • Georgia sheriff revels in ‘politically incorrect’ sign
    Nov. 25, 2015
    If you don't like a Georgia sheriff's political incorrectness, you can leave his county. That's what Harris Sheriff Mike Jolley warns on a new sign posted outside ...
  • President Barack Obama, flanked by Attorney General Loretta Lynch, left, and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, to brief the public on the nation's homeland security posture heading into the holiday season, following meeting with his national security team.
    Obama: No credible intelligence about plot against U.S.
    Nov. 25, 2015
    resident Barack Obama said there is currently no "specific and credible" intelligence indicating a terrorist plot on the United States, as he sought to reassure anxious Americans for the Thanksgiving holiday. Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, Obama said ...
  • Man arrested on DUI count in hit-and-run that killed teen
    Nov. 25, 2015
    Authorities have identified the 16-year-old girl killed in a hit-and-run in North Las Vegas after the alleged driver was arrested in what is believed to be an alcohol-related crash. The Clark County Coroner's office said Bobbie Grayson of North Las Vegas died ...
  • In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, Tashalee Rodriguez, of Boston, uses a smartphone app while shopping at Macy's in downtown Boston.
    Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shopping
    Nov. 25, 2015
    If the beginning of the holiday season is any indication, it could be a merry mobile Christmas for shoppers. For the first time, there's expected to be more people visiting retailers' web sites through their smartphones than on desktop computers or tablets during the first weekend of the holiday shopping season that ...
  • Woman fined $1,000 for trashing worker’s office with glitter
    Nov. 25, 2015
    A former clerk at an Ohio county's fiscal office has been fined $1,000 for trashing a co-worker's office with glitter and purple Silly String. A judge in Akron also ordered 25-year-old Samantha Lockhart on Tuesday to complete 50 hours of community service and ...
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