Las Vegas Sun

December 11, 2018

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France shooting: 2 dead, several wounded in Strasbourg
Photo: In this image made from video, emergency services A shooting in the French city of Strasbourg killed two people and wounded up to eight others, officials said, sparking a major security operation around ...
1:18 p.m.
Where to play in 2019: Oakland files lawsuit against Raiders, NFL
Photo: This Feb. 5, 2016, file photo shows the Oakland Co The Oakland city attorney said the NFL violated antitrust laws by approving the move to Las Vegas and the team’s departure goes against the league’s relocation policy. The lawsuit doesn't asking the court to block ...
12:48 p.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: Clippers vs. Raptors
Photo: Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) takes control of The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun's sports staff is now under way, effective July 1 ...
11:42 a.m.
Reno police probe multiple shots fired on edge of UNR campus
Reno police probe multiple shots fired on edge of UNR campus Reno police are continuing an overnight investigation into reports of multiple shots fired on the edge of the UNR campus ...
11:28 a.m.
California fire chief: State must adapt to new wildfire norm
Photo: Jean Uno searches for heirlooms at her parent's Ma California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials ...
11:14 a.m.
Column: A puzzling Hall of Fame selection for Baines
Before the weekend there probably wasn't a bookie in this gambling town who would offer any kind of odds on Harold Baines ...
10:00 a.m.
Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd
Photo: People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a A jury recommended life plus 419 years on Tuesday for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when ...
9:51 a.m.
Airline group says Christmas travel will rise 5.2 percent
U.S. airlines expect a 5.2 percent increase in air travel during the Christmas and New Year's break, to more than ...
9:40 a.m.
4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year
Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for what it said was standing up for the truth ...
9:35 a.m.
Trump bickers with Dem leaders, threatens shutdown
Photo: President Donald Trump waves after speaking to the Arguing heatedly in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down ...
9:32 a.m.
China, US discuss plans for trade talks
China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said ...
9:21 a.m.
Legal brothel owners upset over proposed Elko license fees
Legal brothel owners in northeastern Nevada are trying to beat back the city of Elko's proposal to double their license application fees ...
9:15 a.m.
Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote
Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said ...
9:12 a.m.
France counts costs of protests, new measures: $11 billion
Photo: A demonstrators stands alone with a French flag du Tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by French President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests ...
9:10 a.m.
Walker says Wisconsin governor's powers will remain strong
Photo: Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. S Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that the powers of his Democratic replacement will remain among the strongest ...
9:08 a.m.
GOP attacking democracy on several fronts
In case after case, Republicans have demonstrated an eagerness to undercut democracy and tilt the rules of the game if doing so serves their ideological interests. The quiet coup by the GOP-controlled legislature in Wisconsin ...
2:00 a.m.
Reforms can help Nevada get the most out of its higher ed system
Reforms can help Nevada get the most out of its higher ed system Nevada’s higher education system suffers from a bloated administration, inequitable funding that favors UNR at the expense of other schools, and mismanagement that has ...
2:00 a.m.
Always in a rush, business travelers push for even speedier hotel services
Photo: The Market offers fast, casual dining at the Hyatt Business travelers have long expected their hotels to provide good food, an array of fitness options and, perhaps, a place for a haircut or manicure. But lately, travelers have pushed to speed up those services ...
2:00 a.m.
Oscar Lindberg coming into his own for Golden Knights
Oscar Lindberg coming into his own for Golden Knights It took Oscar Lindberg until his ninth game of the season to get on the scoresheet for the Golden Knights. Then, he racked up four points in four games ...
2:00 a.m.
How a list of Hollywood actresses led to new book on Howard Hughes
Photo: Howard Hughes speaks before the U.S. Senate war in On a message board, Karina Longworth came across the post that would inspire her new book on the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes and the women in Hughes' life during his years as a Hollywood mogul ...
2:00 a.m.
Christmas in Europe coming under leaden skies
There is not a dark cloud hanging over Europe. There are a bunch of them. Taken together they account for a sense of foreboding, not quite despair, but a definite feeling that things are unraveling ...
2:00 a.m.
What about CNN’s Brazile?
Did the Sun express outrage about CNN’s Donna Brazile giving Hillary Clinton questions in advance of a debate, as it did in its Nov. 30 editorial, “Fox News …
2:00 a.m.
Accountability is crucial
Recently, there have been ongoing debates about the public records requests processed at …
2:00 a.m.
Worried about a second term
Historically, a term-limited president takes actions that would not be considered appropriate if he were seeking re-election. If President Donald Trump runs and is re-elected in 2020, I caution all to see …
2:00 a.m.
Just who are Trump’s allies in trade war?
Where, after all, is the major constituency supporting Donald Trump’s tariffs and threats to exit international agreements? Big business hates the prospect of a trade war, and stocks plunge whenever that prospect becomes more likely. ...
2:00 a.m.
EPA boss must be pro-environment
Andrew Wheeler was hired as deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency just before Scott Pruitt resigned amid 14 counts of fraud and misuse of public funds. Wheeler has been …
2:00 a.m.
Shooting and senior production top UNLV's list of needs at quarter mark
Photo: UNLV forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong dunks against Loy How have the Rebels fared so far? Where have they faltered? And what can they do over the remaining 75 percent of the season to make a run? It's time to big-picture this thing with ...
2:00 a.m.
Workspace-sharing company expanding to Las Vegas
Photo: The common area of WeWork's Manhattan office is sh The world’s largest coworking space provider is making Las Vegas the home of one of its newest expansion projects ...
2:00 a.m.
Finding a White House chief of staff turns into a scramble
Photo: In a Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 file photo, Nick Ayers, Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain ...
12:19 a.m.
Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargains
Most people don't think of Haiti as a shopping destination. Unless they're Cuban ...
12:05 a.m.
Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial trees
Photo: In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, photo, a man looks Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen ...
12:05 a.m.
Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations
Photo: In this Dec. 7, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe the turmoil has left him increasingly vulnerable as ...
12:05 a.m.
Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown
Photo: In this March 13, 2018, file photo, President Dona President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a sharp dispute over Trump's border wall and a lengthy to-do list that includes ...
12:05 a.m.
Snowstorm: Southern roads dangerous as slush refreezes
Several Southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were bracing for plunging temperatures early Tuesday that could refreeze melting snow and make roads more treacherous ...
12:05 a.m.
Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans
Photo: In this Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, photo, a rental car Biometric screening is expanding to the rental car industry ...
12:05 a.m.
Some Democrats talking impeachment not ready to do it
Photo: President Donald Trump waves after speaking to the Some Democrats who will take the House majority in January are willing to say that President Donald Trump may have committed impeachable offenses ...
12:05 a.m.
China, US discuss plans for trade talks
China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite ...
12:05 a.m.
New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available
New Zealand's government on Tuesday passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time ...
12:05 a.m.
Weekend Rewind: Cosmo’s Barbershop, a supermodel at ‘Magic Mike’ and more
Photo: John Fogerty is ready for more Vegas. John Fogerty has something new planned for his next performances at Encore Theater.
12:00 a.m.

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