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May 4, 2016

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Resorts World construction to ramp up this year, finish in 2019
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Resorts World Las Vegas will begin full-scale construction sometime in the last three months of this year, an executive affiliated with the $4 billion project told Nevada gaming regulators today. Appearing before the Nevada Gaming Control Board almost exactly a year after the project held its ceremonial groundbreaking, Resorts World General Counsel Gerald Gardner said construction would get underway in earnest ...
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Slain Navy SEAL known for family but made name as track star
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Charlie Keating IV was famous for his family but made a name for himself as a star distance runner at his Phoenix high school and then as a Navy SEAL. He was shot and killed Tuesday in Iraq during a gunbattle that involved more than 100 Islamic State fighters, Army Col. Steve Warren said. The Navy Petty Officer 1st Class was part of ...
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Sources: John Kasich ending bid for White House
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich will end his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, making Donald Trump the party's presumptive nominee. Three campaign officials who spoke to The Associated Press said the Ohio governor plans to ...
NATO alliance gets new supreme commander
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
NATO has a new supreme allied commander, the former top American general in Korea who has said the Western alliance must stand up to Russia and give Ukraine weapons to defend itself. Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti took over Wednesday as the military leader responsible for ...
As Trump wins, Clinton exploring how to win Republicans
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
With Donald Trump all but clinching the Republican nomination for president, Hillary Clinton is beginning to explore ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire. The Democratic front-runner's campaign believes Trump's historically high unfavorable ...
Roaming gator tries to ring doorbell of South Carolina home
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Apparently this was one alligator determined to meet the neighbors. An alligator wandered through a subdivision in Moncks Corner near Charleston this week and at one point wandered onto the front porch of ...
Girl's abduction, death leave Navajo community heartbroken
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles. As the sun faded, the stranger returned alone with ...
Eddie Murphy welcomes baby girl as ninth child
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Eddie Murphy is now a father of nine. Murphy's publicist says the 55-year-old actor and his 36-year-old girlfriend Paige Butcher have welcomed their first child together, Izzy Oona Murphy. The baby girl was ...
Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Authorities say a recently fired employee opened fire at a transportation company near Houston, killing one employee and injuring another before fatally shooting himself. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said during a news conference Wednesday that ...
Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
A wildfire forced the evacuation of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroying 80 percent of the homes in one neighborhood and extensively damaging property in a number of others, officials said Wednesday, warning that ...
Teens kidnapped after high school prom fight off attacker
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Two California teens kidnapped after their high school prom managed to escape when one of them wrested a gun away from their attacker and then pistol-whipped him, authorities said. The suspect was arrested Saturday when he went to a hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained ...
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Trump shifts to new campaign phase, dismisses GOP critics
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party's nomination. Kasich will announce the end of his underdog White House bid on Wednesday, according to ...
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Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor before he died
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
A Minneapolis attorney said Wednesday that Prince had arranged to meet with a California doctor who specializes in addiction treatment the day before he died. Attorney William Mauzy said the doctor, Howard Kornfeld, had never met or spoken to Prince before ...
Yes, it’s early, but Trump would have uphill battle against Clinton
Yes, it’s early, but Trump would have uphill battle against Clinton
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Analysis:
A general election matchup between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton became all but certain Tuesday after Trump’s decisive victory in Indiana. Early horse-race polls start to give ...
Police: Victim was targeted in stomping, stabbing attack near Desert Breeze Park
Police: Victim was targeted in stomping, stabbing attack near Desert Breeze Park
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Sometime while being jumped by a group of about seven teenagers, Clinton Englehart's head was kicked and stomped and he was fatally stabbed in the chest ...