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September 22, 2019

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  • 'Downton Abbey' overpowers Brad Pitt, Rambo at box office
    Sept. 22, 2019
    Brad Pitt's "Ad Astra" and Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" were no match for "Downton Abbey" at the box office. The big-screen encore of the upstairs-downstairs TV series opened with ...
  • New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown carries his helmet during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.
    In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL
    Sept. 22, 2019
    Antonio Brown says he is finished with the NFL. In a Twitter rant on the morning his most recent team was getting ready to play without him, the former New England Patriots receiver says, "Will not be playing in the NFL anymore." He went on to take shots at ...
  • An Emmy statue stands outside the Microsoft Theater during Press Preview Day for Sunday's 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' aim for records at Emmy Awards
    Sept. 22, 2019
    Get the snacks and a scorecard ready for the 2019 Emmy Awards. As TV academy voters honor what they consider the small-screen's best, viewers can join in by tallying up wins, snubs and records during the no-host, three-hour ceremony airing Sunday at ...
  • President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington.
    Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?
    Sept. 22, 2019
    A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a ...
  • Trump’s red line doesn’t exist
    Sept. 22, 2019
    The Sun’s editorial on Donald Trump’s response to the Saudi Arabia oil attacks ( “Irresponsible ‘locked and loaded’ tweet leaves few options for Trump,” Sept. 18) called President Donald Trump’s “locked and loaded” comment “a red line.” It’s not …
  • Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrives to the podium to speak as she takes part during the Climate Strike, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in New York. Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York.
    Real lessons from a real-life Pippi Longstocking
    Sept. 22, 2019
    While she has gained international recognition since she was a 15-year old speaking out against the outrage of doing nothing, Greta Thunberg burst onto the American scene in a most dramatic way this past week when she …
  • Attack raises rash of concerns
    Sept. 22, 2019
    The Houthi attack on sensitive Aramco production facilities might be characterized as a mortal wound on Saudi Arabia’s oil capacity, taking out …
  • Block 16 Food Hall is ready to serve.
    Strip for Locals: The Cosmopolitan’s Block 16 Food Hall
    Sept. 22, 2019
    There are new dishes on the menus at Block 16's varied restaurant offerings.
  • Nevada senators’ plan on judicial recommendations is commendable
    Sept. 22, 2019
    Nevada’s senators are 100% justified in their frustration over the White House’s nomination of former state Solicitor General Lawrence VanDyke for the 9th Circuit …
  • No to land sales
    Sept. 22, 2019
    Nevadans should be very concerned about the sale of public lands. The Meadow Valley Wash, Virgin and Muddy rivers are near the parcels up for …
  • A sprinkler waters a lawn at a home near Rancho Drive and Oakey Boulevard Aug. 29, 2013. The lawn sprinklers were running at a prohibited time and overwatering so that water flowed into the gutter.
    Las Vegas water use has dropped, but its affluent residents remain copious consumers
    Sept. 22, 2019
    Total and per-capita water use in Southern Nevada has declined over the last decade, even as the region’s population has increased by 14%. But water use among the biggest water users — some of the valley’s wealthiest, most prominent residents — has held steady ...
  • This Aug. 7, 2019 file photo shows the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, right, and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus on display during a launch event in New York. If you’re among the “early adopters” who need to be first on the block for every technological advancement, you’ll need a 5G phone with Android. Samsung, Motorola, LG and OnePlus are among the companies that already have 5G models using Google’s operating system. Apple isn’t expected to release a 5G iPhone until next year.
    Why you really don't need a 5G smartphone just yet
    Sept. 22, 2019
    No 5G iPhone? No problem. You probably don't want one anyway ...
  • 4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid isn't enough
    Sept. 22, 2019
    For 61% of students, college costs more than they expected, according to a recent survey from College Ave Student Loans conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights ...
  • Bryce Harper prepares for an at-bat in the third inning of a game against the Washington Nationals on June 19, 2019, in Washington.
    Harper's 3-run blast sends Phillies to 9-4 win over Indians
    Sept. 21, 2019
    Bryce Harper crossed home and triumphantly raised his arms with a gesture usually reserved for Ohio State football celebrations ...
  • Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91
    Sept. 21, 2019
    Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday ...
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