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World Cup over, but some Argentines won't go home
Friday, July 25, 2014
Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When he came up short, an acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal. One of about 160,000 Argentines who flooded into Brazil for...
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Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution
Friday, July 25, 2014
U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent — and unusual — request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't ...
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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site
Friday, July 25, 2014
rench soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is...
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Taiwan plane crash survivor crawls out, phones dad
Friday, July 25, 2014
he 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home. Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that...
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Ex-Nevada lawmaker Steven Brooks to be sentenced in Calif. case
Friday, July 25, 2014
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly is set to be sentenced. Steven Brooks pleaded no contest in...
Nevada gambling revenue jumps 14 percent in June
Friday, July 25, 2014
Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported...
Israel says soldier missing in Gaza confirmed dead
Friday, July 25, 2014
The Israeli military says an Israel soldier Hamas claimed to have captured in the Gaza Strip earlier this week was in fact killed in battle on that day. The Islamic militant Hamas announced...
Helping others: UNLV senior launches group for undocumented students
Helping others: UNLV senior launches group for undocumented students
Friday, July 25, 2014
A year ago, Mexico native Greysel Sousa was leading dual lives, working and going to school while sharing with only those closest to her that she was ...
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Rep. Mark Amodei’s bill shows Nevada needs Congress’ OK to do anything with its land
Friday, July 25, 2014
Washington Memo:
Much of Congress’ attention this week was on the Veterans Affairs Department, from picking its new leader to trying to agree on a health care reform bill before the August recess. Sen. Dean Heller, a Republican, voted with his ...
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, July 25, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
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Warm hearts meet high tech: UNLV team crafting new hand for Las Vegas girl
Friday, July 25, 2014
When the mother of a 4-year-old Las Vegas girl made a plea for engineers at UNLV to help build her daughter a prosthetic hand, they listened. The result is a wonder of modern technology, created with a 3-D printer and allowing the girl to ...
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S. Korea lab fails to find out how ferry owner died
Thursday, July 24, 2014
South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that authorities didn't identify his body for a long time and still continued ...
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Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Authorities are attempting to determine why a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about ...
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U.S. weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the ...
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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to ...

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