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February 20, 2018

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MGM says Mandalay Bay business recovering after Oct. 1 shooting
MGM says Mandalay Bay business recovering after Oct. 1 shooting
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Mandalay Bay is beginning to emerge from the cloud of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, but the Strip resort isn’t out of the woods yet, MGM Resorts International executives said today during ...
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Cliven Bundy to speak to Independent American Party of Nevada
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Southern Nevada rancher and state's rights activist Cliven Bundy has agreed to give the keynote speech on Friday at the Independent American Party of Nevada's state convention in Sparks. Party officials announced Tuesday Bundy's wife, Carol, and son, Ryan, also plan to ...
Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
A Clinton-Obama sex tape using body doubles. A Facebook page promoting Texas independence riddled with grammatical mistakes. Islamic State anthems ...
Rabbits found dead on state mental health facility's grounds
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Las Vegas animal groups say the deaths of about 50 rabbits that roamed near a state mental health facility seem suspicious. Rabbit rescue groups say the rabbits were found dead across the ...
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Liberty to face IMG Academy in Polynesian Classic
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Annual event will be at Liberty Sept. 7-8, feature festival
It’s the second year for the classic, which debuted last season at Sam Boyd Stadium. The event will expand in games in 2018 and shift to Liberty, where ...
Woman, 92, was on her way to play bingo when killed
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
A Las Vegas woman says her 92-year-old sister was run over by a pickup truck Saturday as she was on her way to play bingo. KSNV-TV reports Francisca Izquerido says her sister Elvira Morales was ...
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Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return some $600,000 in conference revenue from ...
2 colleges investigating white supremacist signs on campus
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Officials at the University of Vermont and St. Michael's College say they are investigating white supremacist signs and stickers that are ...
Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc. to provide its free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years. Equifax has offered up to one year of complementary protections after the ...
Google plans to expand data center in Oklahoma
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Google is planning to open another four-story data center in Oklahoma, bringing the company's total investment in the state to at least $2.5 billion. The Tulsa World reports the company recently announced its plans for the $600 million data center. The plans call for expanding ...
Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
A 63-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of murder and a hate crime in the fatal shooting of his Lebanese neighbor was sentenced Tuesday to ...
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Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Albertsons Companies is offering either a share of ...
Trump urges GOP to fight Pennsylvania's congressional map
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
President Donald Trump on Tuesday encouraged Republicans to fight Pennsylvania's new court-imposed map of congressional districts, issued a day earlier in a move expected to improve Democrats' chances at ...
More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed nearly 130 people in two days, marking some of the deadliest bombardment of the rebellious region in three years, a monitoring group and ...
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Special counsel files new charge in Russia probe
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election has charged an attorney with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official, according to ...