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April 30, 2017

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  • President Donald Trump speaks at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday, April 29, 2017, on the 100th day of his presidency.
    At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider
    April 30, 2017
    President Donald Trump is turning from his dramatic debut as an outsider president to focus on advancing his plans to cut taxes and get tough on trade deals. "We are not going to let other countries take advantage of us anymore," he said ...
  • FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims
    April 30, 2017
    FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ahmad said in a statement he will ...
  • Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
    April 30, 2017
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria and insisted U.S. support for such groups "must come to an end." The U.S. moved troops and ...
  • Pope to Venezuela: avoid more violence, respect human rights
    April 30, 2017
    Pope Francis has appealed to leaders of Venezuela's government and society to avoid any more violence as he cited the mounting number of dead, injured and prisoners. Francis told faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square that ...
  • Report: Iranian who ran TV network shot dead in Turkey
    April 30, 2017
    The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported Sunday, just months after reportedly being convicted of ...
  • McMaster: North Korea a 'grave threat' to US, China
    April 30, 2017
    President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, says North Korea's most recent missile test represents "open defiance of the international community." He says North Korea poses "a grave threat" not just to ...
  • Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance
    April 30, 2017
    U.S. President Donald Trump has called Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte and expressed Washington's commitment to their treaty alliance and his interest in developing "a warm, working relationship," a Filipino official said ...
  • Tornadoes leave trail of destruction in East Texas
    April 30, 2017
    Severe storms including tornadoes have swept through several small towns in East Texas, leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes. Authorities believe as many as five people were killed and dozens injured, though ...
  • Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal
    April 30, 2017
    A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Ueli Steck was killed at ...
  • Natalie Rice, left, kisses her new husband, Lee Rice, beneath a canopy of faux marijuana plants during a ceremony at the Cannabis Chapel, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in Las Vegas. Natalie and Lee Rice were the first couple to marry at the marijuana themed wedding chapel, which opened Wednesday.
    Cannabis connection: Online matchmakers focus on shared love of pot
    April 30, 2017
    “Cannabis is almost an analogy for being authentic. If this is a part of your life, then you should be open and honest about that, especially if you’re trying to start a romantic relationship with someone.”
  • Your guide to choosing the right charity
    April 30, 2017
    Making a difference isn’t always as easy as finding a cause and handing over some cash. There are many upstanding charitable organizations in Southern Nevada, but it’s wise to do some research before you commit to a donation. In five minutes, we’ll make you an expert on how to balance your head and your heart.
  • Casino promotions: April 30-May 6
    April 30, 2017
    Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
  • 2 dogs dead after eating poisoned meat near Nevada park
    April 30, 2017
    Authorities are searching for a suspect who they say left out poisoned meat near a Nevada park, killing two dogs and leaving three others in critical condition. ...
  • There are hundreds of ways to make your own popsicles this summer.
    This summer, make your own treats loaded with flavor and light on guilt
    April 30, 2017
    Frozen Gatorade has its place, but gourmet popsicles are easy to make and absolutely gorgeous. Ever tried kiwi coconut chia?
  • Jockey Mario Gutierrez rides Nyquist, center, to victory ahead of Exaggerator, front left, ridden by Kent Desormeaux, in the 142nd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The Desormeaux brothers, Exaggerator’s trainer and jockey, still think they can beat Nyquist. They’ll get their chance Saturday in the Preakness Stakes.
    First family of Las Vegas sports betting handicaps the Kentucky Derby
    April 30, 2017
    Tony Vega heads the Boulder Station race and sports book, and customers know to tap his experience betting on horses. He grew up in LA near Santa Anita and became an accomplished tournament handicapper. After moving to Las Vegas, he broke into the sports book world. Curious whom he’s picked to win this year’s Kentucky Derby?
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