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September 1, 2014

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Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy
Monday, September 1, 2014
Underwood and Fisher posted the announcement on their social media accounts on Monday. Underwood's publicist confirmed the couple will be expecting their first child in the spring.
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NY police boss defends response in custody death
Monday, September 1, 2014
Ronald Singleton's death was ruled a homicide Friday. The medical examiner's office says physical restraint by police was a factor, along with severe intoxication from the hallucinogenic drug PCP and heart disease.
2 men sue over Nevada trapping regulations
Monday, September 1, 2014
Donald Molde of Reno and Mark Smith of Incline Village, in their lawsuit filed Thursday in Washoe County District Court, are seeking an injunction to halt the upcoming trapping season and force change.
51s finish regular season with PCL's best record, start playoffs Wednesday
Monday, September 1, 2014
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The Las Vegas 51s beat host Albuquerque 5-0 today in their regular season finale, finishing with a Pacific Coast League best 81-63 record and second straight division title.
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Americans detained in North Korea call for US help
Monday, September 1, 2014
Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller said they expect to face trial within a month. But they said they do not know what punishment they could face or what the specific charges against them are. Kenneth Bae, who already is serving a 15-year term, said his health has deteriorated at the labor camp where he works eight hours a day.
Man dies in North Las Vegas motorcycle accident
Monday, September 1, 2014
Officers were dispatched to Donovan Way near East Craig Road around 3:45 a.m. after receiving reports of a man down, according to North Las Vegas Police. When they arrived, they found 41-year-old North Las Vegas resident Johnston Overbey lying unresponsive near the roadway.
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Kanye, Juanes enliven LA's Made in America fest
Monday, September 1, 2014
"This whole place is full of good, loving people," Mayer told the crowd from the Budweiser Made in America festival's main stage.
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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?
Monday, September 1, 2014
Studies of marijuana's effects show that the drug can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking, all of which are critical driving skills. But unlike with alcohol, drivers high on pot tend to be aware that they are impaired and try to compensate by driving slowly, avoiding risky actions such as passing other cars, and allowing extra room between vehicles.
Uruguay says Guantanamo prisoner not imminent
Monday, September 1, 2014
The Pentagon had given the U.S. Congress a legally required 30-day notice in July that it intended to transfer the six long-held men for resettlement, suggesting it may have been imminent after months of delay. But presidential spokesman Diego Canepa said undisclosed issues had yet to be resolved.
Action-packed TV might make you snack more
Monday, September 1, 2014
Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
Vacant home in northwest valley destroyed by fire
Monday, September 1, 2014
Firefighters were dispatched at around 10:15 p.m. to a house fire on Crestline Drive, near Torrey Pines Drive and Washington Avenue. When they arrived on scene, the fire had already engulfed the one-story wood house, according to LVFR. Firefighters contained the fire in less than ten minutes, but the house was destroyed.
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Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish
Monday, September 1, 2014
For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert. But a new study says climate change and warming waters — and its lack of mobility — are threatening its existence and decreasing its numbers.
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'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office
Monday, September 1, 2014
Marvel's cosmic romp topped the Labor Day box office with a three-day take of $22 million — its third time in first place since its release five weeks ago, according to studio estimates Monday. With North American ticket sales of more than $280 million so far, "Guardians" is also the summer's — and the year's — top-grossing film to date.
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Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation
Monday, September 1, 2014
Intimate images of the actress, who stars in "The Hunger Games" film franchise and won an Academy Award for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook," began appearing online on Sunday. Naked images purporting to be of other female stars were also posted, although the authenticity of many of the images could not be confirmed. The source of the leak was unclear.
Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants
Monday, September 1, 2014
Nouri al-Maliki made the comments during an unannounced visit to the northern community of Amirli, where he was greeted with hugs. A day earlier, Iraqi forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke a two-month siege of the town where some 15,000 Shiite Turkmens had been stranded.

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