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 2021-02-25 08:15 

Las Vegas Sun

Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip poker...

A former member of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details Wednesday, saying he once kissed her on the lips without consent....

 2021-02-25 08:13 

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GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package...

Republicans rallied solidly Wednesday against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the federal mini...

 2021-02-25 08:05 

Las Vegas Sun

Facebook bans all Myanmar military-linked accounts and ads...

Social media giant Facebook announced Thursday it was banning all accounts linked to Myanmar's military as well as ads from military-controlled companies in the wake of the army's seizure of power on Feb. 1....

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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New Zealand's virus success unleashes runaway housing prices...

New Zealand's success in battling the coronavirus has unleashed an unanticipated problem: skyrocketing house prices....

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news...

Australia's law forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news is ready to take effect, though the laws' architect said it will take time for the digital giants to strike media deals....

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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New U.S. envoy to U.N. gets red carpet welcome from Russia...

Linda Thomas-Greenfield takes up her post as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday and a senior Russian diplomat said the red carpet will be rolled out and Moscow is ready to work with the Biden administration -- but "it takes two to tango...

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...

The Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate....

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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Suns' Booker replaces Lakers' Davis in NBA All-Star Game...

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker was selected Wednesday to replace injured Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis in the NBA All-Star Game....

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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Marvel's Wanda has a future, but 'WandaVision' fate unclear...

When "WandaVision"; wraps its initial run next month on the Disney+ streaming service, Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda will make her next appearance in the big-screen "Doctor Strange" sequel....

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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'The Mighty Ducks' coaxes Emilio Estevez back into acting...

Emilio Estevez said "The Mighty Ducks" TV series wooed him out of the director's chair and back into acting, but only because it was a worthy successor to the 1990s movie franchise....

 2021-02-25 07:11 

Las Vegas Sun

UNLV falters late in home loss to Fresno State...

Twenty-two games into the season, UNLV still hasn't figured out how to win. That much was evident on Wednesday, as Fresno State dispatched ......

 2021-02-25 03:35 

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Chief: Capitol Police were warned of violence before riot...

Capitol Police knew armed extremists were primed for violence at the iconic building on Jan. 6 and even provided officers with assault rifles to protect lawmakers ......

 2021-02-25 03:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Live blog: Three keys for UNLV vs. Fresno State...

UNLV got back to .500 in Mountain West play by virtue of a two-game sweep at San Jose State last week, and now the scarlet and gray will try to keep that momentum going when they host Fresno State for a two-game set ......

 2021-02-25 02:55 

Las Vegas Sun

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package...

Republicans rallied solidly Wednesday against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the federal mini...

 2021-02-25 02:55 

Las Vegas Sun

El Chapo's wife goes from obscurity to celebrity to arrest...

Despite her status as the wife of the world's most notorious drug boss, Joaqun "El Chapo" Guzmn, Emma Coronel Aispuro lived mostly in obscurity — until her husband went to prison for life....

 2021-02-25 02:52 

Las Vegas Sun

Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip poker...

A former member of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details Wednesday, saying he once kissed her on the lips without consent....

 2021-02-25 02:30 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada coronavirus positivity rate drops to level last seen in October...

Reports of new coronavirus cases in Nevada continued to decline Wednesday, with the state's two-week rolling rate of tests coming back positive dropping to ......

 2021-02-25 02:09 

Las Vegas Sun

Cortez Masto makes reelection bid official in video...

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto released a video on Wednesday announcing that she's seeking reelection in 2022....

 2021-02-24 20:59 

Las Vegas Sun

School District announces plan to bring all students back to the classroom...

Clark County School District students in all grades will return to schools over the next two months after more than a year of remote learning because of the ......

 2021-02-24 20:40 

Las Vegas Sun

Golden Knights game vs. Sharks on Thursday postponed due to COVID-19...

The Golden Knights game against the Sharks scheduled for Thursday in San Jose has been postponed because a Sharks player has entered NHL COVID-19 protocols, the ......

 2021-02-24 19:21 

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Palm Beach County refuses to lower flags for Rush Limbaugh...

Palm Beach County defied Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, refusing to lower its courthouse flags to half-staff in honor of the late conservative broadcaster Rush Limbaugh. The county's courthouse flags remained at full staff, ignoring Gov. Ron DeSantis...

 2021-02-24 19:00 

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Police investigating crash with life-threatening injury...

Officers are investigating a four-vehicle crash that left one person with life-threatening injuries, according to Metro Police. The crash was reported about 7:05 a.m. today near ......

 2021-02-24 18:41 

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Las Vegas air travel still depressed as pandemic persists...

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, passenger numbers at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas have remained significantly below pre-pandemic levels. McCarran recorded just over ......

 2021-02-24 18:28 

Las Vegas Sun

Tanden facing new hurdles after Senate panels delay meetings...

President Joe Biden's choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of ......

 2021-02-24 18:26 

Las Vegas Sun

Bust of Black hero of Lewis & Clark trip goes up in Portland...

Last year, protesters against racial injustice toppled numerous statues around the country. Now, one of the first works of art to emerge in their place depicts an unsung hero of ......

 2021-02-24 18:23 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in 'equity' push...

President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus beginning next month as part of his efforts to ensure "equity" in the government's response to ......

 2021-02-24 18:18 

Las Vegas Sun

Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen dropped...

The government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn't warrant the charges. Spring...

 2021-02-24 18:15 

Las Vegas Sun

States pass their own virus aid, not waiting on Washington...

Not waiting for more federal help, states have been approving their own coronavirus aid packages, spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help residents and business owners devastated by ......

 2021-02-24 18:12 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada, Maine senators eye expanded rural broadband...

A pair of senators has proposed providing up to $15 billion in matching grants to help expand rural broadband access. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen of Nevada said ......

 2021-02-24 18:06 

Las Vegas Sun

FAA enacting 'NextGen' air traffic maps in Las Vegas area...

New air traffic patterns go into effect Thursday in southern Nevada, switching to satellite navigational guides in what the Federal Aviation Administration calls its "NextGen" modernization to ......

 2021-02-24 16:51 

Las Vegas Sun

Henderson Police: Victim in attempted carjacking killed when run over...

A man was killed when he was run over by his own car during a carjacking attempt, Henderson police said. No immediate arrest was made in the incident that ......

 2021-02-24 16:49 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden to order a review of U.S. supply chains for vital goods...

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign an executive order to review U.S. supply chains for large-capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors that power cars, phones, military equipment and ......

 2021-02-24 16:33 

Las Vegas Sun

FDA says J&J 1-dose shot prevents COVID; final decision soon...

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis by U.S. regulators Wednesday that sets the stage for a ......

 2021-02-24 15:58 

Las Vegas Sun

Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more...

Fry's Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good. The company, perhaps even more well known for outlandish themes ......

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Singer Ruby Lewis brings original music to Notoriety this week...

The star of "Baz" and "Marilyn the Musical" is back on the Vegas stage this week....

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Moved by Oct. 1 shooting, former MMA fighter finds his calling as Metro cop...

The seed had been planted by his father and his friends already in the department. They would tell him that his skills as a professional fighter would transfer to law enforcement: the way he communicates, his composure and training for high-stress situati...

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Closing season strong, what does the future hold for David Jenkins?...

After some early struggles, David Jenkins is closing the 2020-21 campaign on a hot streak and finally playing like the difference-maker UNLV expected him to be ......

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Deregulation has hurt Texans...

Want to see conservative deregulation in action? Just take a look at Texas and its power grid....

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Coalition pushing for Nevada to meet national average on per-pupil spending by 2030...

The Empower Nevada's Future campaign calls on Nevada residents to pledge their support for "quality education for ......

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Death penalty is ineffective, cruel...

Thirty states, including Nevada, allow the death penalty despite it being an outdated abuse of force and waste of taxpayer dollars. Both liberals and conservatives should embrace abolishing it — liberals because it is cruel and unusual, conservative...

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

GOP senators cower to Trump...

The seven Republican senators who joined the Democrats in voting to convict former President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial this month should be hailed as great people. The other 43 have no spine. Are they that afraid of Trump?...

 2021-02-24 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

GOP smears of Interior nominee are of no service to American people...

Peacefully demonstrating to protect the rights and well-being of vulnerable Americans is not radical or extremist. Nor is believing in climate science and environmentalism, or backing legislation promoting renewable energy....

 2021-02-24 08:16 

Las Vegas Sun

NBA chooses All-Star reserves, with Zion among first-timers...

New Orleans forward Zion Williamson now can be called an NBA All-Star, and only three others in the game's 70-year history have gotten there at a younger age....

 2021-02-24 08:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Iraq's struggling Christians hope for boost from pope visit...

Nasser Banyameen speaks about his hometown of Qaraqosh in the historical heartland of Iraqi Christianity with nostalgia. Before Islamic State group fighters swept through the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq....

 2021-02-24 08:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Road where Tiger Woods crashed is known for high speeds...

The steep stretch of road where Tiger Woods' car hopped a median, rolled and crashed Tuesday is known for drivers hitting speeds so high that there is an emergency exit for runaway vehicles just beyond where he crashed....

 2021-02-24 08:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Capitol defenders cite missed intelligence for deadly breach...

Missed intelligence was to blame for the outmanned Capitol defenders' failure to anticipate the violent mob that invaded the iconic building and halted certification of the presidential election on Jan. 6, the officials who were in charge of security ...

 2021-02-24 08:10 

Las Vegas Sun

FAA grounds certain planes after engine failure over Denver...

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered airlines in the United States to ground planes with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this past weekend until they can be inspected for stress cracks....

 2021-02-24 08:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause...

A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations....

 2021-02-24 08:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case...

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports....

 2021-02-24 08:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash...

In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all....

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