Las Vegas Sun

May 5, 2015

Currently: 65° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

AP World News

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    12 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 19-23-31-38-39 (nineteen, twenty-three, thirty-one, thirty-eight, thirty-nine) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Police: US couple killed in US Virgin Islands

    14 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say an elderly couple visiting from the U.S. mainland has been found stabbed to death in a rental home. A Monday evening statement issued by the police ...

  • Transit trains crash in Mexico City, no early injury reports

    14 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City's mayor says that two transit system trains have collided at a station near the city's international airport. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says emergency crews are on the scene, but provided no reports of injuries ...

  • Coca production in Colombia jumped 39 pct in 2014

    15 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Cultivation of the leaf used to make cocaine skyrocketed last year in Colombia, according to a new White House report that's likely to pressure the government to preserve a threatened U.S. aerial eradication program that's been ...

  • Union, business groups back collective bargaining changes

    16 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Business groups and union leaders say they support a Republican-backed bill that overhauls several facets of collective bargaining law. Republican Sen. Michael Roberson presented SB241 to the Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee on Monday. The ...

  • Rocket-propelled grenade forced down Mexican helicopter

    17 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — A drug cartel that unleashed a wave of attacks in the western Mexican state of Jalisco used a rocket-propelled grenade to force down a military helicopter, a security official said Monday. National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro ...

  • Nigeria's military: Battling tribal militia, not civilians

    17 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says it is battling audacious tribal militias in central Nigeria and denies charges by community leaders that its troops have killed dozens of civilians. A statement Monday from the Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj. Gen. ...

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

    20 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-02-04-07-10-12-16-17-18-20 (one, two, four, seven, ten, twelve, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty)

  • Russia's new Armata tank makes debut in parade rehearsal

    20 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's new Armata tank has appeared in public for the first time, rumbling down a broad Moscow avenue on its way to Red Square for the Victory Day parade's final rehearsal. The Russian Defense Ministry last month ...

  • Egypt's deposed autocrat Mubarak turns 87, waves to fans

    20 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's deposed longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak has celebrated his 87th birthday by waving to some 100 supporters gathered outside of a military hospital where he is being held in Cairo. The crowd gathered Monday held up photos ...

  • Travel new and now: Hipster hotels, dude ranches, Nicaragua

    20 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) HIPSTER HOTELS AFAR magazine is showcasing what it deems the best hipster hotels in America. But what exactly is a hipster hotel? The magazine says they're for travelers who "enjoy a good craft cocktail, appreciate Instagram-ready design, and seek out ...

  • Israel veterans group alleges Israeli misconduct in Gaza war

    21 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli group that collects testimonies from combat soldiers has published accounts from last year's Gaza war alleging indiscriminate fire killed Palestinian civilians. Breaking The Silence charged Monday that accounts gathered from dozens of unnamed soldiers show ...

  • Jihadists destroy proposed world heritage site in Mali

    21 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities say Islamic militants have destroyed an historic mausoleum in central Mali that had been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Armed men are believed to have used dynamite to blow up the mausoleum of ...

  • Canada seeks stay of bail against former Gitmo inmate

    21 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Canada is seeking an emergency stay of a judge's decision to give a former Guantanamo Bay inmate bail while he appeals his conviction in a Washington court for war crimes. Jeremy Laurin, a spokesman for Canada's public ...

  • State: No evidence of conflict in Clinton Foundation gifts

    21 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it has no evidence that any actions taken by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton when she was secretary of state were influenced by donations to the Clinton Foundation or former President Bill ...

  • Where they stand: Fiorina on key topics of 2016 campaign

    21 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A snapshot of where former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina stands on issues likely to be debated during the 2016 Republican presidential nomination race, as she opens her campaign: IMMIGRATION Fiorina opposes allowing immigrants in the ...

  • UN confirms Ban will visit Moscow for WW2 Victory Day

    21 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. confirms that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will go to Moscow to attend Victory Day events this weekend. Spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters Monday that Ban's meetings in Moscow are not yet finalized. He's attending events ...

  • Airstrikes hit Yemen airports as Saudis ponder cease-fire

    22 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Heavy Saudi-led airstrikes targeted several airports Monday across Yemen even as the kingdom's foreign minister said officials were considering a cease-fire to allow aid into the Arab world's poorest country. In the southern city of Aden, ...

  • Finnish military informs 900,000 reservists about war duty

    22 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's defense forces have begun informing 900,000 reservists about their duties during war, as military activity mounts in the Baltic Sea region. The military denied that the letter, originally planned in 2010 to improve contacts with reservists ...

  • Kerry makes appeal to South Sudan's warring leaders

    22 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is severely criticizing South Sudan's warring president and opposition leader, and pledging U.S. funds to create a court to hold them accountable for crimes. Speaking in Kenya, Kerry says President Salva ...

  • Get More Stories