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November 24, 2017

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More than 700 register for Lights FC player combine
Friday, November 24, 2017
The Las Vegas Lights FC have closed registration for their local player combine after more than 700 sign-ups. The event, which will be Dec. 9 and 10 at the Kellogg Zaher Soccer Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave., lest local soccer players showcase ...
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Rush of pot grows splits rural California before legal sales
Friday, November 24, 2017
The four young men had just started their marijuana harvest in rural Northern California when a dozen sheriff's deputies swooped in with guns drawn, arrested them and spent the day chopping down 150 bushy plants with machetes. "I could do this every day if I had the personnel," Calaveras County Sheriff Rick DiBasilio said during ...
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Bannon-sponsored candidates often picked for Trump loyalty
Friday, November 24, 2017
Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has ...
Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott
Friday, November 24, 2017
A Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs in 2016 to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that could have killed or maimed the leaders, prosecutors said. Julia Poff, 46, mailed the devices in October 2016, along with a third package that ...
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Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma
Friday, November 24, 2017
Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's caretakers and fans. Perched at the edge of sea grass flats where the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay meet the dark and ...
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'Gunfire' sparks panic in London, but police find nothing
Friday, November 24, 2017
Shoppers scattered in panic and police flooded one of London's busiest areas Friday after multiple reports of shots being fired at Oxford Circus subway station. But an hour later police said they had found no sign of ...
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds
Friday, November 24, 2017
Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest ...
Firm becomes 1st in U.S. to offer online virtual sports betting
Friday, November 24, 2017
The company behind internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of virtual sports events. Chicago-based Rush Street Interactive tells The Associated Press it has ...
Argentina: Search for missing sub accelerates despite blast
Friday, November 24, 2017
The round-the-clock international search for a submarine that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days is accelerating amid growing fears for its 44 crew members. The Argentine navy says an explosion occurred near the time and place where the sub went missing on Nov. 15. That's led some family members of the crew to ...
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Boom! Luxury converted nuclear missile silo lists on Airbnb
Friday, November 24, 2017
A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Airbnb location. The Subterra Castle Airbnb opened for business about six months ago. It's located in ...
Man hit by 2 vehicles, killed near Strip on Thanksgiving
Man hit by 2 vehicles, killed near Strip on Thanksgiving
Friday, November 24, 2017
A 60-year-old Las Vegas man was killed on Thanksgiving when he was hit by a pickup truck and a car as he was crossing Sahara Avenue at the Strip, according to Metro Police. Neither vehicle stopped after ...
Egypt: Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque
Friday, November 24, 2017
Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 235 people in the ...
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New scholarship draws thousands of would-be CSN students to apply
Friday, November 24, 2017
More than 9,000 high school seniors have applied to attend the College of Southern Nevada tuition-free next fall as part of the new Nevada Promise Scholarship ...
Retailers cautious about hiring despite hopes for robust holiday season
Retailers cautious about hiring despite hopes for robust holiday season
Friday, November 24, 2017
Like so much about the retail industry, holiday hiring is in flux, even as stores are poised for a big shopping season. While some large retailers like Target are making a big push ...
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Five technologies that will change the way we live
Friday, November 24, 2017
The new wave of artificial intelligence will reduce jobs, but will also improve your health and products like your smartphone. Here are five areas where tech companies, large and small, will ...