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March 29, 2017

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Citizenship a question for pig-mask suspect in heist at Bellagio
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Authorities say they're not sure of the background or citizenship of a 20-year-old man accused of wearing a pig mask during a weekend smash-and-grab burglary at ...
Nevada real estate investment firm receives $2.2 billion judgment
Nevada real estate investment firm receives $2.2 billion judgment
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A Nevada company that purchased and foreclosed on homeowners association liens won a $2.2 billion judgment today in Clark County District Court against a Cambodian-born billionaire who defaulted on $160 million in promised funding. The massive summary judgment ruling is believed to shatter ...
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N.W.A., Vin Scully to be preserved by Library of Congress
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
First it became the basis for an Oscar-nominated movie. Now, "Straight Outta Compton" — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in the nation's culture wars — has been selected for the prestigious National Recording Registry. The album was one of 25 additions to the registry announced Wednesday by ...
Attorney: Home owners got another letter from 'The Watcher'
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A New Jersey couple who claim they were scared away from their home by creepy letters they received from "The Watcher" says another letter was delivered. Lee Levitt, an attorney for Derek and Maria Broaddus, wrote in a legal brief that ...
No LGBTQ category included in Census proposal for 2020 count
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The U.S. Census Bureau is not proposing a separate count of LGBTQ Americans for its 2020 Census. The category had been sought by gay rights advocates. The bureau counts Americans according to ...
Mexican man arrested despite protected status to be released
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children was expected to be released from custody as soon as ...
FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and ...
Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Rep. Maxine Waters doesn't expect to pose for a photo with President Donald Trump anytime soon. In fact, the California congresswoman plans to boycott any meeting, event, ceremony or public event with ...
Ex-Christie aide gets prison term for bridge revenge plot
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the ...
Las Vegas teen accused of threatening to shoot high school
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Police say a 16-year-old boy was arrested for threatening to shoot his high school on social media. Police arrested the boy Tuesday on charges of ...
Man accused of shooting tourists on Las Vegas Strip bus gets public defender
Man accused of shooting tourists on Las Vegas Strip bus gets public defender
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A man accused of shooting two tourists, fatally wounding one, on a public bus Saturday on the Strip made his first court appearance this morning and was assigned ...
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Casino magnate Steve Wynn loses appeal in slander case
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Billionaire casino magnate Steve Wynn went back for more, but yet again a court slapped down the notion that he was slandered by ...
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Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody, police said. Shots were fired, but the incident appeared to ...
Photo: Nikolas Michaud light a joint at the High Sobriety
Could marijuana be a gateway out of drug addiction?
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Nine days after Nikolas Michaud’s latest heroin relapse, the skinny 27-year-old sat on a roof deck at a new drug rehabilitation clinic here. He picked up a bong, filled it with a pinch of marijuana and ...
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Health law repeal dead? Republicans decide to revive it
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Under extreme pressure from conservative activists, House Republican leaders and the White House have restarted negotiations on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act ...