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Aug. 28, 2014

11:26 a.m.

Israel finds body where U.S. student disappeared
Israeli police said Thursday "there is a strong possibility" they have found the body of an American seminary student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the body was found in the same area where ...

11:02 a.m.

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Daughter: Joan Rivers ‘resting comfortably’ after cardiac arrest
Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest. In a statement, Melissa Rivers said her mother was "resting comfortably" with ...

10:57 a.m.

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Bruce Springsteen picture book out in November
The Boss is getting into the picture book business. "Outlaw Pete," which is based on a ballad from Bruce Springsteen's "Working on a Dream" album, will be published ...

10:32 a.m.

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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt wed privately at chateau in France
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends at Provence's Chateau Miraval. In advance of the nondenominational civil ceremony, ...

10:24 a.m.

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Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area
Just weeks before the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner is set to resume, an Australian official said Thursday that the sprawling search area in the southern Indian Ocean may be extended farther south based on a new analysis of a failed attempt to call the plane by satellite phone. Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said ...

10:21 a.m.

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Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm
Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. Echoing the comments by Ukrainian Col. Andriy Lysenko, a senior NATO official said ...

10:18 a.m.

FBI investigating reports of cyber attacks on US banks
The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions. A report on Bloomberg.com said Wednesday that the FBI is investigating an incident in which Russian hackers ...

10:12 a.m.

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria
An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a ...

9:58 a.m.

Coroner IDs man who drowned after jumping from boat
A California man who died after he jumped from a boat into Lake Mohave without a life jacket earlier this month has been identified as ...

9:27 a.m.

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Mystery of Death Valley’s moving rocks solved
For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth. Now two researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have photographed ...

9:04 a.m.

Coroner IDs North Las Vegas toddler found in pool
Authorities have identified a 20-month-old boy who died a few days after being pulled unconscious from a swimming pool in North Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say ...

8:36 a.m.

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Three-vehicle crash blocking traffic on Interstate 15
A wreck involving a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles was slowing traffic on Interstate 15 this morning. The accident happened about ...

8:21 a.m.

Photo: An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday,
Nevada casino revenue up slightly in July
Nevada casino revenue increased less than 1 percent in July from the same month last year, partly due to continued gains on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported today that ...

7:13 a.m.

Woman killed in accident at Burning Man festival
Woman killed in accident at Burning Man festival
A woman died at Burning Man early today after reportedly falling under a bus, according to the festival's official website. A post on the ...

Wednesday

Aug. 27, 2014

10:41 p.m.

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Man shot in confrontation with Metro is indicted
A man shot in the stomach by Metro Police after allegedly approaching officers with a knife faced a Clark County grand jury on Wednesday. Kyle Kuhn, 31, was charged with ...

10:15 p.m.

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Woman arrested in I-15 rollover that ejected kids from car
A woman was arrested Wednesday in the single-car crash on Interstate 15 in early July that killed a 9-year-old girl. Wendy Carrion, 22, was driving her ...

9:30 p.m.

Police: Women stole Rolexes from Las Vegas tourists, hid them in their bodies
Police: Women stole Rolexes from Las Vegas tourists, hid them in their bodies
Police say that three women who joined a pair of Encore hotel guests in their room distracted them during sex to steal their Rolex watches, which they later hid in their ...

6:10 p.m.

Man arrested in bonfire explosion that hurt 7 near Henderson
Man arrested in bonfire explosion that hurt 7 near Henderson
A man was taken into custody this morning in connection with a June 9 bonfire in a desert area south of Henderson that injured seven teenagers. Michael ...

5:30 p.m.

Twitter users defend ‘War Machine’ against assault charges
Twitter users defend ‘War Machine’ against assault charges
Using the hashtag #FreeWarMachine, supporters of Jon Koppenhaver have taken to Twitter to support the former UFC fighter accused of brutally beating his ...

5:14 p.m.

Another disgruntled group files suit against Xerox and state
Another disgruntled group files suit against Xerox and state
Insurance brokers sue over denied compensation in 'inept system'
A group of six insurance brokers is headlining a new class-action lawsuit filed against the Silver State Exchange and the tech contractor Xerox. The class represents ...

5:05 p.m.

Nevada allocates $1.4 million for Yucca opposition
Nevada allocates $1.4 million for Yucca opposition
Nevada is gearing up for a new phase in its 25-year fight to prevent the federal government from burying the nation's nuclear waste about 90 miles ...

3:24 p.m.

Photo: People are seen at the Last Stop outdoor shooting
Shooting by 9-year-old girl with Uzi stirs debate over guns
The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering ...

2:54 p.m.

3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
A Las Vegas airport employee and two other men are accused of conspiring to sneak pounds of cocaine in carry-on bags onto commercial flights to Alaska, according to a federal indictment. ...

2:19 p.m.

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Baltimore’s first casino highlights gaming trend toward urban areas
At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne. The glitz and glamour Tuesday ...

2 p.m.

Police investigating rash of burglaries in southwest valley
Metro Police are trying to identify three young men caught on video outside a home where someone broke a window in a neighborhood that has seen a rash of break-ins. At about 9:30 p.m. on July 2, a homeowner ...

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