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October 16, 2019

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Raiders lineman Trent Brown hit with domestic violence lawsuit
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Oakland Raiders tackle Trent Brown has been sued by his ex-girlfriend for what she says were multiple acts of domestic violence over the past year ...
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How Canada's legalization is shaping cannabis laws elsewhere
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Ever since Canada became the first major country to legalize marijuana for adults a year ago, other nations have been paying attention. The small South American nation of Uruguay was the first to legalize marijuana for adults. New Zealand, Luxembourg and ...
Syrian forces enter key border town, blocking Turkish plans
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Syrian forces on Wednesday night rolled into the strategic border town of Kobani, blocking one path for the Turkish military to establish a "safe zone" free of Syrian Kurdish fighters along ...
Reports show incumbent Nevada Democrats with large cash lead
Reports show incumbent Nevada Democrats with large cash lead
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
New campaign fundraising reports show Republicans are gearing up to try to win back two congressional seats in Nevada, but they've got a long way to go to match the ...
Las Vegas approves domestic violence charge that doesn’t take offenders’ guns
Las Vegas approves domestic violence charge that doesn’t take offenders’ guns
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
The Las Vegas City Council voted 6-1 today to create a new criminal charge that will allow the city to prosecute domestic violence misdemeanor cases without requiring ...
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Trump to nominate Togliatti for Nevada federal judgeship
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
President Donald Trump today announced his intent to nominate Jennifer P. Togliatti to serve as judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. Togliatti is a senior judge on ...
Las Vegas man faces 10 years in firearms theft case
Las Vegas man faces 10 years in firearms theft case
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
A Las Vegas man who stole a trailer full of guns from a Henderson casino parking lot will serve up to 10 years in prison, according to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada. Samual Lane Donesing, 29, a three-time convicted felon, pleaded ...
Detectives across U.S. grill serial killer, close cold cases
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Keep him talking, don't interrupt him and, no matter what, don't ask why he killed his victims. Those were the instructions Texas Ranger James Holland gave to the ...
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Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia museum devoted to legendary beast
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Along a bustling four-lane highway that winds through the north Georgia mountains, an unassuming wooden structure breaks the monotony of churches, billboards and stores selling kitschy knickknacks. Once a BYOB supper club, it's now ground zero in the search for ...
Police: Man arrested after women kidnapped, forced to strip
Police: Man arrested after women kidnapped, forced to strip
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Metro Police say they have arrested a man accused of street robberies in which he ordered women to a secluded area and made them take off their clothes. Raymond Young, 21, was ...
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Air Force wants low-altitude flights over Nevada
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
The U.S. Air Force wants to fly supersonic fighter jets at lower altitudes in lightly populated areas of southwestern Idaho, northern Nevada and southeastern Oregon to ...
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In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Oklahoma's history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state's creation in 1907 was celebrated with a symbolic wedding ceremony between the Indian and Oklahoma territories. The relationship between Oklahoma and the tribes has sometimes been ...
Book: Trump mulled order to close parts of VA health system
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Eager for changes at the Department of Veterans Affairs, President Donald Trump toyed early on with issuing an executive order to close parts of the VA health system without ...
Wynn announces management changes at Boston-area casino
Wynn announces management changes at Boston-area casino
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
The president of Wynn Resorts' Boston-area casino is stepping down just months after it opened. The Las Vegas company announced Wednesday that Encore Boston Harbor ...
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Trump dismisses Syria concerns; Dems walk out of WH meeting
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Washing his hands of America's presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in supporting the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as ...