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November 23, 2017

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Poll: Many don't want to talk politics this Thanksgiving
From GOP President Donald Trump to Democratic Sen. Al Franken, politicians past, present and aspiring stand accused of sexual misconduct and that could keep tensions high at the holiday table. But more than a third ...
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Congressman swept up into storm over explicit photo
Hours after Rep. Joe Barton's initial apology, The Washington Post reported that Barton, 68, had threatened in 2015 to report to the Capitol Police a woman with whom he had shared explicit photographs, videos and ...
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Merkel's weakness at home might not be fatal flaw abroad
The German chancellor returns to the EU summit scene on Friday after missing the last one because she showed a rare domestic flaw by struggling to form a coalition. Even worse, she will be in ...
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Rollback of net neutrality has small businesses worried
For small businesses, a rollback of net neutrality rules could fundamentally change how, and whether, they do business. Many started online or turned to e-commerce to expand their …
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Waffle woes: Fire erupts at factory making Belgian delicacy
The midday blaze at the Milcamps factory producing the trademark Belgian waffles originated in the cooling system and quickly spread. There were…
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Tech firms scrounging for skilled workers training their own
IBM, Amazon and Microsoft all now have apprenticeship programs that pay workers learning on-the-job while they build IT skills. The programs cost companies …
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Afghan official: Suicide attack kills 8 people in the east
Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the suicide bomber targeted a local police commander who was …
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French, Polish leaders meet to mend strained ties
Bilateral ties are tense after Poland canceled a major deal to purchase French-made helicopters and after Macron criticized the government of Prime Minister Beata Szydlo and bypassed Poland during a visit to …
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Grand buildings help keep Macy's afloat
Photo: Macy's Herald Square in New York is pictured in th The Macy’s flagship store on 34th Street in New York is worth an estimated $3.3 billion alone. The company has no plans to sell its Manhattan flagship, a tourist magnet that contains more than 1 ...
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Trump presents his report card, passes with flying colors
Photo: President Donald Trump, in a tweet early Thanksgiv President Donald Trump has a Thanksgiving Day message for the nation: Look at all I've …
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Nanotechnology campus coming to Tahoe Reno Industrial Center
Photo: Lance Gilman, principal and director of the Reno T A nanotechnology campus coming to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center could help change the culture of Northern Nevada ...
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Preseason top 10: Clark basketball, not Bishop Gorman, the team to beat
Photo: Clark players sit dejected on the bench after givi They should have won the high school basketball championship last season. The Clark Chargers had what appeared to be an insurmountable lead against Bishop Gorman in the fourth quarter but surrendered an eight-point lead in ...
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Liberty football ready for another crack at Gorman
Photo: Liberty head coach Richard Muraco smiles back as h Most of what Muraco has done in building the program has been with one goal ...
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To our heroes: Thank you
To our heroes: Thank you Thanksgiving has taken on special meaning in Las Vegas this year, with the Oct. 1 shooting all too fresh in the minds of local residents. This is a community where we truly have ...
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Vegas pick'em: NFL Week 12 winners against the spread
Photo: Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman scores The turkey likely won’t taste as well to local bookmakers when they sit down for Thanksgiving dinner if a certain NFL streak keeps up. ...
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DC Solar offers free electric-vehicle charging in Las Vegas
Photo: A pop-up EV-charging station is located at 2295 E. Keeping an electric car charged in the valley just got easier. ...
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Runnin' Rebels score statement win over Utah
Photo: UNLV Runnin' Rebels guard Jordan Johnson (24) pump Any lingering questions about the legitimacy of UNLV’s undefeated record were answered on Wednesday, when the Rebels routed a good Utah team, 85-58, in the championship game of the MGM Main Event at T-Mobile Arena. ...
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Residents affected by Harvey prepare for Thanksgiving
Photo: In this Nov. 17, 2017 photo, George Dorsey walks t The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below ...
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Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims
Photo: In this Feb. 3, 2017, file photo, Aly Raisman atte The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds ...
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Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation
Photo: In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Rep. John Conye Democrats have been quick to support the "me too" chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now "me too" stains the Democrats, ...
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Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo
Photo: Rep. Joe Barton U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be ...
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Smooth sailing so far on $7.5M makeover of Pilgrim ship
If you're a fan of the Mayflower II, here's something that will float your boat ...
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Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade
Photo: Emily Newman, 7, plays with her father as they wat New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as police go all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots ...
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The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals
Photo: Shown is the building that houses the headquarters Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals ...
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Small retailers aim for emotional ties big chains may lack
Photo: In this Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, photo, John Dudas Some smaller retailers will tug at shoppers' heartstrings during the holidays, trying to create an emotional experience or connection that a big national chain might not provide ...
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For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations
Photo: In this June 15, 2016, file photo, Sen. Al Franken After spending much of his nearly nine years as senator trying to shed his funnyman image and quietly digging into issues like internet access and consumer protection, he was now a draw at ...
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Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools
The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems ...
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Golden Knights fans invade Anaheim, leave with win
Golden Knights fans invade Anaheim, leave with win The final buzzer sounded on the Golden Knights' improbable come-from-behind win over the Ducks and playing cards fell to the ice at Honda Center in Anaheim ...
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