Las Vegas Sun

August 22, 2014

Currently: 86° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

AP News

  • Diamondbacks 5, Padres 1

    1 hour, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) San Diego Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi Solarte 3b 4 0 2 0 Inciart cf 4 0 0 0 AAlmnt lf 4 0 0 0 Pnngtn 2b 4 0 0 0 S.Smith rf 4 0 0 ...

  • Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Officials in an area of north-central Washington scarred by massive wildfires say heavy rains unleashed mudslides that damaged or destroyed 10 homes and blocked highways. Okanogan County Emergency Manager Scott Miller told the Wenatchee World (http://is.gd/W7ZN9v ...

  • Yellen signals uncertainty about a rate increase

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message: The picture is still hazy. Though the unemployment rate ...

  • Havana retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgia

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant. You can order a minty mojito, but it'll come mixed with vodka instead of the traditional white rum. The waiters speak Russian, and patrons are ...

  • Today in History

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Saturday, August 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 23, 1914, Japan declared war against Germany in World War I. On this date: In 1305, ...

  • St. Louis officer suspended after video comments

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and ...

  • Green-Beckham to sit at OU after NCAA decision

    2 hours ago

    (AP) NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dorial Green-Beckham will not be allowed to play for Oklahoma this season after the NCAA denied the school's request for a waiver that would have made the talented receiver eligible to play immediately. "The University of ...

  • Braves 3, Reds 1, 12 innings,

    2 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) Atlanta Cincinnati ab r h bi ab r h bi Heywrd rf 6 0 1 0 BHmltn cf 4 0 2 1 Bonifac cf 6 0 0 0 Frazier 1b-3b 3 0 0 0 FFrmn 1b 5 2 2 0 ...

  • Upton's HR sends Braves over Reds 3-1 in 12th

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter. Upton's ...

  • Harrison homers, drives in 5, Pirates beat Brewers

    2 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Josh Harrison homered and drove in a career-high five runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 Friday night. Andrew McCutchen also homered for Pittsburgh, which had lost nine of 12 going into the series ...

  • Goldman in deal worth $1.2B over US bond claims

    2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in ...

  • Rodgers has 2 TDs, Packers beat Raiders 31-21

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns and Eddie Lacy ran for a first-quarter score in the Green Bay Packers' 31-21 preseason victory Friday night over the Oakland Raiders. The game was stopped for several minutes ...

  • AP Top News At 11:30 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges? Costa ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:30 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Extremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria Russia sends truck convoy into Ukraine; Kiev government calls it a 'direct invasion' Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel to plug security breach, deter others Homeland ...

  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if ...

  • Pirates 8, Brewers 3

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Pittsburgh Milwaukee ab r h bi ab r h bi JHrrsn 3b 5 1 3 5 CGomz cf 4 0 0 0 Snider rf 5 0 0 0 Lucroy c 4 1 0 0 AMcCt cf 5 2 2 1 ...

  • Blaney steals 1 from Kyle Busch on final restart

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night for his second career victory. Blaney's victory was a ...

  • AL Central-leading Royals win 6-3 at Texas

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura struck out six in six innings for his 10th victory, and Billy Butler and Josh Willingham had inning-starting homers for the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals in a 6-3 win at Texas ...

  • Royals 6, Rangers 3

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) Kansas City Texas ab r h bi ab r h bi Aoki rf 3 0 0 1 Choo rf 4 0 0 0 JDyson cf 0 1 0 0 Andrus ss 3 1 1 0 Infante 2b 5 0 1 ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 02-03-04-05-06-07-09-12-17-18 (two, three, four, five, six, seven, nine, twelve, seventeen, eighteen)

  • Get More Stories