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July 26, 2017

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Morris' 88th-minute goal gives U.S. Gold Cup title
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with ...
Girl, 4, stabbed to death in murder-suicide in southwest valley
Girl, 4, stabbed to death in murder-suicide in southwest valley
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A 4-year-old girl and a man died from stab wounds in an apparent murder-suicide tonight in the southwest valley ...
Nevadans warned of Make-A-Wish Foundation scam
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
State officials are warning Nevadans of a ploy by scammers who use the Make-A-Wish Foundation to steal money ...
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Jury: Michael Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson's estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from "Billie Jean," ''Thriller" and more of the superstar's biggest hits ...
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Video: Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
At least one person has been killed and several others injured in a ride malfunction on opening day of the Ohio State Fair ...
Sanders tries to turn page, but press sparring continues
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Sarah Huckabee Sanders made her solo debut as the new White House press secretary on Wednesday, starting a new chapter at the podium with her signature combination of motherly scolding and ...
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Sculpture commemorates 1957 desegregation at Arkansas school
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A sculpture illustrating the incomplete progress in the push for educational equality will go on display next month outside Little Rock Central High School to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its historic desegregation, officials announced Wednesday. The statue, titled "United," features two people raising their arms and ...
Suspect arrested in fatal shooting at apartment complex
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in the parking lot of an east valley apartment complex earlier this month, according to Metro Police. Quinton Reese, 35, was arrested on Tuesday without incident in ...
Man wounded in shooting during police chase identified
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A man shot by Metro Police on Monday when he allegedly shot at officers after a car chase has been identified through jail booking logs as ...
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GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they don't have the stomach to repeal "Obamacare" when it really counts, as the Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation undoing major portions of ...
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House GOP works to deliver on border wall for Trump
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
House Republican allies of President Donald Trump are intent on giving him a long-sought victory in Congress by finally making a down payment on his long-promised wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They just don't want to risk an up-or-down vote on ...
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Trump again rips attorney general but may want him to stay
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of Jeff Sessions on Wednesday even as the White House suggested that the attorney general should just press ahead with doing his job. Trump's days-long barrage of criticism of Sessions resumed with ...
Court rejects challenge to medical marijuana registration
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the registration process for enrollees in the state’s medical marijuana program. The court Tuesday rejected a lawsuit filed by an unnamed person in ...
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Fed leaves rates alone but moves closer to selling off bonds
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged at a time when inflation remains persistently low. But it signaled Wednesday that it's edging closer to gradually shrinking its bond holdings, a step that would likely boost long-term borrowing rates including mortgages. The Fed noted Wednesday in a statement that ...
Police: One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A man accused of drunkenly strolling down a road in Maine wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a clown mask and brandishing a machete taped to his amputated arm has been arrested. Maine State Police told WCSH-TV that 31-year-old Corey Berry, of Hollis, was ...