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June 26, 2019

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Trump: China needs to reach a trade deal more than he does
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's under little pressure to reach a trade deal with China when he meets late this week with President Xi Jinping and is prepared to impose ...
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'The Office' to leave Netflix as streaming battles heat up
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Netflix is losing its most popular TV show, "The Office," in a sign of things to come as more TV and movie makers start their own streaming services and take back their offerings. In a tweet Tuesday, Netflix said it was "sad" that NBC will no longer license "The Office" to Netflix, but added ...
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NASA opening moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first time in decades, NASA is about to ...
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Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Beth Chapman died early Wednesday at ...
Frontier Airlines adds 7 new routes out of Las Vegas
Frontier Airlines adds 7 new routes out of Las Vegas
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has announced it will launch seven new routes out of Las Vegas. The Denver-based airline said Tuesday new nonstop routes to and from McCarran International Airport for ...
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A year after newsroom attack, journalists embraced by city
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Standing ovations. A surge in subscriptions. Hugs from random readers. At a time when journalists are being vilified as "the enemy of the people," staff members at the Capital Gazette newspaper are feeling the embrace of a grateful community, one year after a gunman ...
Supreme leader says Iranians won't budge over U.S. sanctions
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Iran's supreme leader said Wednesday that Iranians will not budge or change their stand following new U.S. sanctions targeting Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates, the latest in a torrent of ...
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2 more deputies fired after shooting at Florida high school
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency's response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...
The cartoon who will be prime minister
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Boris Johnson — as journalists like to say among themselves — wasn’t one to let the facts stand in the way of a good story. His Brussels colleagues named him as the proprietor of the “mendacious smirk.” He had a way of looking to the side and down, sniggering away …
Blowhard on the brink
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
s shocking as it is to write this sentence, it must be said: President Donald Trump did something right. He finally noticed the abyss once he was right on top of it, calling off a retaliatory strike on Iran after belatedly learning, he said, that …
NLV officials: Upgraded bond rating will help city improve services
NLV officials: Upgraded bond rating will help city improve services
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The latest boost in North Las Vegas’ credit rating will be noticeable in the city’s finances, officials said, but residents will also see it in parks, libraries and other areas ...
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Health impact from smoke rises with more intense wildfires
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. That emerging reality is prompting people in cities and ...
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Billionaire landowners redraw old boundaries across the West
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The Wilks brothers grew up in a goat shed, never finished high school and built a billion-dollar fracking business from scratch. So when the brothers, Dan and Farris, bought a vast stretch of mountain-studded land in southwest Idaho, it was not just an investment, but a sign of their good fortune. “Through hard work and determination — and they didn’t have a lot of privilege — they’ve reached ...
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Warfare training zone or nature preserve? Battle waged for control of Nevada desert
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
This vast stretch of desert north of Las Vegas is part of the largest wildlife refuge in the contiguous United States. As early as next year, the grounds could be reclassified and absorbed into another superlative: the largest military training area ...
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Young veterans of Golden Knights development camp lend steady presence
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
It's a first chance to show the Golden Knights brass what they've got — for most of them anyway. ...