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May 27, 2017

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Child on scooter injured after being hit by car
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Police and medical crews were dispatched about 1:50 p.m. to Coldwater Creek Road and Erie Avenue, near Buffalo Drive and Cactus Avenue, Lt. Carlos Hank said.  ...
Nevada Highway Patrol asking for public's help in locating armed suspect
Saturday, May 27, 2017
The suspect took off on foot when he was pulled over about 4 a.m. in the area of Jones Boulevard and U.S. 95, NHP said. ...
Man shot and killed after leaving North Las Vegas night club
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Officers and medical crews were dispatched about 5:30 a.m. to the parking lot of the club in the 1800 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North, near Tonopah Avenue, and found the the man gravely wounded, police said. ...
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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Allman died at his home in Savannah, Georgia, publicist Ken Weinstein said. A statement on the singer's website says he "passed away peacefully." ...
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Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Scattered plans among Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas to host women-only screenings of the upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie have produced both support and some grumbling about gender discrimination. ...
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China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes
Saturday, May 27, 2017
China's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday that multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests, with no end in sight, show the "very strong" need for new talks with Pyongyang to reduce tensions and try to achieve denuclearization. ...
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AP reports Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria
Saturday, May 27, 2017
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat, The Associated Press has learned. ...
UK lowers terror threat to 'severe;' more Manchester arrests
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe" on Saturday, as authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester concert bombing. ...
Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on the first day of the month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan, after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. ...
The Latest: Obama offers Prince Harry condolences on attack
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama has offered his condolences to victims of the Manchester bombing during a meeting with Prince Harry. ...
Pope visits factory workers, highlights the dignity of work
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Pope Francis highlighted the struggles that workers face in a globalized economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed how jobs give people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who exploit workers. ...
Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims
Saturday, May 27, 2017
A man who police say fatally stabbed two people who tried to stop him from yelling anti-Islamic slurs on a Portland light-rail train spent time in prison for robbery and kidnapping charges years ago, according to court records and a defense attorney. ...
Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site
Saturday, May 27, 2017
A stand-off between Italian riot police and protesters during which police used tear gas has ended without further incident. ...
BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed
Saturday, May 27, 2017
British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. ...
Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week
Saturday, May 27, 2017
President Donald Trump says he'll make a final decision on whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week ...