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April 23, 2019

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Post Malone, Chance the Rapper, The Black Keys top Life Is Beautiful’s 2019 lineup
Photo: Chance the Rapper, shown here performing at Life I Also on the bill: Billie Eilish, Lil Wayne, Janelle Monáe, Vampire Weekend, Zedd, Portugal. The Man, Rüfüs Du Sol …
10:00 a.m.
Winner of $768 million Powerball jackpot coming forward
Photo: A sign at a store advertises the Powerball Lottery The winner of a Powerball lottery ticket worth an estimated $768 million will soon be revealed. Lottery officials scheduled a news conference Tuesday in Wisconsin where the ticket was sold last month. Wisconsin lottery officials ...
9:57 a.m.
Putin, Kim to meet in Russia's Far East on Thursday
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a much-anticipated summit on Thursday, the Kremlin said, ending weeks of speculation about the meeting's timing and venue. Preparations for the ...
9:55 a.m.
Feds: Ex-CEO is first drug exec indicted in opioid crisis
The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the first-ever criminal charges against a drug company executive stemming from ...
9:52 a.m.
Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns
Photo: This May 11, 2017, file photo shows a Kohl's depar Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain said Thursday it will accept Amazon returns at ...
9:40 a.m.
Court hears arguments over citizenship question on census
Photo: In this Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, the U.S. Supreme Conservative Supreme Court justices were mostly silent Tuesday as a Trump administration lawyer defended the government's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census , an indication the court's majority may be ...
9:17 a.m.
Coca-Cola surprises investors with better-than-expected 1Q
The Coca-Cola Co. surprised investors with a better-than-expected first quarter but cautioned that it's still expecting slower growth for the full year. Atlanta-based Coke reported net income of $1.7 billion, or 39 cents per share, ...
9:12 a.m.
Americans getting more inactive, computers partly to blame
Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame, a new study found. Over almost a decade, average daily sitting time increased ...
8:43 a.m.
Zelenskiy wins Ukraine's presidential election with 73 percent
Full preliminary results show TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won Ukraine's presidential election with 73% of the vote. The Ukrainian Central Election Commission on ...
8:41 a.m.
Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex
Photo: This March 7, 2019, photo shows a smart shelf area Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But it's not there to see if you're stealing. These cameras ...
8:27 a.m.
U.S. expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles
Photo: This undated combination of photos shows clockwise U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many ...
8:22 a.m.
Saudi Arabia beheads 37 prisoners for terrorism crimes
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes, publicly pinning one of ...
8:19 a.m.
MGM taps Silicon Valley star to helm digital transformation
MGM taps Silicon Valley star to helm digital transformation “I have no doubt that he will harness technology and utilize the greatest assets and employees in the business to maximize revenue and evolve the guest experience.”
2:00 a.m.
5 reasons experts think autonomous cars are many years away
Photo: This Dec. 18, 2018, photo shows a sensor and camer Ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you'll get an almost universal answer: Not anytime soon ...
2:00 a.m.
Only Congress can hold Trump accountable
There is a mountain of evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice. There is considerable evidence that the Trump campaign embraced and encouraged Russia’s attempt to meddle in the 2016 election. Special counsel Robert Mueller ...
2:00 a.m.
The ego maniac is ‘exonerated’
When it comes to presidential obstruction, at least Watergate started with a crime. After 675 days, more than 2,800 subpoenas, nearly 500 search warrants, $30 million spent, endless jaw-jaw on cable and countless whiny Trump ...
2:00 a.m.
Conservatives should thank Mueller
In June 2017, The Wall Street Journal editorial board, long a skeptic of Robert Mueller’s probe, offered the central argument for why an investigation was necessary. “Russian meddling in U.S. elections is a serious matter ...
2:00 a.m.
Social Security and Medicare funds face insolvency, report finds
Photo: A nurse anesthetist prepares for an operation at B An annual government report on the status of the programs painted a dire portrait of their solvency that will saddle the United States with more debt at a time when the economy is starting to ...
2:00 a.m.
Rosen has open ear for marijuana industry's concerns, says she wants to see business grow
Photo: Senator-elect Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., listens to a qu U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen has long positioned herself as a friend to marijuana businesses, pushing legislation such the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act in the past as a member of the House of Representatives. It’s ...
2:00 a.m.
High stakes for Golden Knights against heated rival in Game 7
High stakes for Golden Knights against heated rival in Game 7 The Golden Knights did not think they would be playing tonight. Not after they went up 3-1 in their series against the San Jose Sharks. Not after they had 59 shots on goal in ...
2:00 a.m.
Conservationists are watching
During the 2018 campaign, I knocked on every door possible to encourage my neighbors to cast a vote to …
2:00 a.m.
Respect each other’s free will
How have we sunk to the level of hating people who disagree with us? How have we come to believe that only we and the people who agree with us are absolutely right? Is it ...
2:00 a.m.
State prospers with renewables
In November, Nevadans voted overwhelmingly in support of Question 6, raising our state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard to at least 50 percent by 2030 …
2:00 a.m.
Investigation ongoing, House subpoenas ex-White House lawyer
Photo: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trum A House chairman subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn as Democratic leaders moved to deepen their investigation of President Donald Trump while bottling up talk among their rank-and-file of impeaching him ...
12:05 a.m.
At town halls, Sanders backs voting rights for people now in prison
Photo: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks at a rally in C Sen. Bernie Sanders backed voting rights for “terrible people” now in jail, including the Boston Marathon bomber and those convicted of sexual assault ...
12:05 a.m.
Smollett case could undermine prosecutor's reform efforts
Photo: In this Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, Cook County Stat Chicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor ...
12:05 a.m.
Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges
Photo: This undated photo shows Waheba Issa Dais, of Cuda A Wisconsin mother of seven pleaded guilty Monday to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State group by distributing information online on how to make explosives and biological weapons ...
12:05 a.m.
Justices to hear case over census asking about citizenship
Photo: In this Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, the U.S. Supreme The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census ...
12:05 a.m.
Sri Lanka, like world, again sees scourge of suicide bombing
Photo: This Sunday, April 21, 2019, file photo shows the The deadly Easter attacks in Sri Lanka are a bloody echo of decades past in the South Asian island nation, when militants inspired by attacks in the Lebanese civil war helped develop the suicide bomb ...
12:05 a.m.
Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob pleads in assault case
Photo: In this July 23, 2008 file photo, Justin Gimelstob Prosecutors say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017 ...
12:05 a.m.
Migrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravan
Photo: After Mexican immigration agents detained some Cen Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. are finding a much tougher trek than those in previous caravans, meeting unwelcoming townsfolk and a surprise raid by Mexican police and ...
Updated 8:14 a.m.
Swole, buzzy, among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary
Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you'll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide ...
12:05 a.m.
New Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault
Photo: In this Oct. 20, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Lak New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter ...
12:05 a.m.

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