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Four dead, about 200,000 without power after Texas, Oklahoma storms.

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas - Four people were killed and nearly 200,000 customers were without electric power on Wednesday morning after overnight storms pounded Texas and Oklahoma, bringing tornadoes, torrential rain and hail to large parts of the states. Three of those killed were storm chasers trying to track ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Introducing The Forbes American Dream Index To Gauge Middle-Class Prosperity.

Forbes' American Dream Index is a monthly monitor of the momentum of states based on seven economic factors. Nevada tops the inaugural ADI, while Alaska fares the worst.

- Forbes.com - US

Decades-old war over Yucca Mountain nuclear dump resumes under Trump budget plan.

An abandoned tunnel in the desolate Nevada desert, barricaded only by a chain-link fence, is all that remains of the nation's tortured effort to create a permanent repository for nuclear waste 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. After spending $11 billion, the Energy Department met with unrelenting...

- Los Angeles Times - US

'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' trailer released.

Las Vegas - Former Vice President Al Gore was on hand at CinemaCon on Tuesday to unveil the trailer for An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.' The documentary, a sequel to his 2006 hit An Inconvenient Truth,' sheds light on the climate crisis and President Donald Trump's response to it. Af...

- The Raw Story - US

Watch out Macau and Vegas: Beijing's global gambling crackdown revealed.

China is to crackdown on efforts to lure its citizens to gamble in overseas casinos, state media reported. The campaign will also target online gambling available on the mainland, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun. Gambling is illegal in mainland China apart from having ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Priyanka Chopra loves being mean.

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, "Baywatch" star Priyanka Chopra talks about playing the villain and how filmmaking is the same in Hollywood and Bollywood.         

- USA TODAY - US

Wahlberg: Bay will never let go of 'Transformers'.

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, "Transformers: The Last Knight" star Mark Wahlberg reveals why he thinks director Michael Bay will always go back to the franchise.         

- USA TODAY - US

Suspect in fatal Las Vegas shooting was former Hawaii resident.

The suspect charged in a deadly shooting on the Las Vegas strip over the weekend had Hawaii ties.

- Hawaii News Now - US

First reactions to 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' at CinemaCon.

LAS VEGAS — The Walt Disney Studios unveiled the fifth installment in their "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise "Dead Men Tell No Tales" Tuesday night at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

- Billings Gazette - US

First reactions to 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' at CinemaCon.

LAS VEGAS — The Walt Disney Studios unveiled the fifth installment in their "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise "Dead Men Tell No Tales"...

- Townhall.com - US

Johnson says 'Baywatch' is summer's 'sexiest, funniest' pic.

LAS VEGAS — CinemaCon just got a little less dressed.The cast of "Baywatch" took the stage Tuesday afternoon alongside around two dozen...

- Townhall.com - US

World › Las Vegas bus shooting suspect says he feared larger passenger

A man charged with killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told police he fired a gun because he felt threatened by a large male passenger who sat near him and was trying to scare with gunfire, according to a police report obtained…

- Japan Today - JP

Raiders push positive PR online for move to Las Vegas

The team is facing mixed reactions, especially from its current fanbase in Oakland, California. Here's what it's doing to spread the news and boost its band through Twitter and news outlets.

- PrDaily.com - US

Black Oakland should grow a spine against NFL

On March 27, 2017, NFL owners voted 31 to 1 in favor of allowing the Oakland Raiders to move from Oakland to Las Vegas. The lone vote against the move came from Miami Dolphin's owner, Stephen Ross. Call me crazy, but I say the statement by Ross and a June 2011 letter from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should embarrass the ...

- San Francisco Bay View - US

How Las Vegas overcame the NFL's fears to win the Raiders

Oscar Goodman is one of this city's best-known civic boosters, a lawyer who made his career defending homegrown mobsters like Meyer Lansky and Nicky Scarfo, a mayor who for more than a decade was the consummate pitchman for all things Vegas. Goodman traveled the world — sometimes flanked by showgirls...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Al Gore Presents New 'An Inconvenient Sequel' Trailer at CinemaCon

Al Gore presented a new trailer for “An Inconvenient Sequel” during CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Tuesday, a decade after he promoted the original “An Inconvenient Truth.” The former vice revealed presented the trailer during the Paramount presentation. Reminiscent of the original, “An Inconvenient ...

- Variety - US

Cinemacon: Disney Plays Hold 'Em in Vegas, Announces 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' Details

LAS VEGAS , Disney can be forgiven for phoning it in. Fresh off a $7 billion year at the global box office, the studio raced through its upcoming releases at a sprinter's pace during a 12 and a half minute presentation at Cinemacon on Tuesday. There was no footage from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol....

- Variety - US

Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

LAS VEGAS — A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire 'for no apparent reason' as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said.

- Yahoo! News - US

Paramount Touts First Footage From George Clooney's 'Suburbicon,' Alexander Payne's 'Downsizing'

Matt Damon took the stage twice during Paramount's presentation Tuesday at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

- The Hollywood Reporter - US

Johnson says 'Baywatch' is summer's 'sexiest, funniest' pic

LAS VEGAS " CinemaCon just got a little less dressed.The cast of "Baywatch" took the stage Tuesday afternoon alongside around two dozen scantily clad men and women sporting the classic red bathing suits to preview the film.Star...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Police: Bus shooting suspect says he feared larger passenger

A man charged with killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told police he fired a gun because he felt threatened by a large male passenger who sat near him and was trying to scare with gunfire, according to a police report obtained Tuesday.

- FOX News - US

Police: Bus shooting suspect says he feared other passenger

LAS VEGAS " A police report says a man accused of killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told detectives he felt threatened by a man who sat near him and was trying to scare him with...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders.

- Deseret News - US

Trump declares major disaster for Nevada flood victims

President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster across much of northern Nevada trying to recover from a severe winter...

- Deseret News - US

NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas

National Football League team owners gave the green light Monday to the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas, paving the way for the building of a $1.9 billion stadium in the U.S. gambling capital.

- The Daily Star - LB

Movie studios look to young, diverse audiences for growth

LAS VEGAS " The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences.At CinemaCon Tuesday, studio executives and representatives from the National Association of Theater Owners touted the importance of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

States push to protect birth control despite failed GOP bill

CARSON CITY, Nev. " Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' is being developed as an animated family film

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is being developed as an animated family feature film, and its original creators are onboard to bring it to the big screen this time around. Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice, who wrote the music and lyrics for the 1970s West End and Broadway smash, are developing the project with ...

- Mashable! - US

Ryan Gosling coy about 'Blade Runner 2049' details

Speaking at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, 'Blade Runner 2049' star Ryan Gosling dodges questions about the fate of Harrison Ford in the eagerly anticipated sequel.         

- USA TODAY - US

Ryan Gosling's Vegas: Playing blackjack with Paul Anka

A galaxy of CinemaCon stars, including Ryan Gosling, Jack Black, Nick Jonas and Tom Holland, share their memories and impressions of Las Vegas, where the annual convention of theater owners is taking place.         

- USA TODAY - US

Sheebah Karungi set to perform in Las Vegas

Good things come to those that wait, and indeed for someone who has waited for a time to shine like the Nkwatako singer- Sheebah, it's about time she starts reaping from her sweat

- Daily Monitor - UG

Money talks: Raiders move to Las Vegas another example of NFL gambling with its soul

Oakland lose a National Football League franchise for a second time after near-unanimous vote.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Las Vegas-based casino stocks jump after NFL approves Raiders' move to the desert

Nevada has approved $750 million in public money to build a new stadium in Las Vegas for the franchise, with another $650 million coming from Bank of America Corp.

- Marketwatch - US

Ryan Gosling hits dark notes in 'Blade Runner 2049' at CinemaCon

Gosling shows off new 'Blade Runner 2049' footage at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

- USA TODAY - US

'They Might as Well Wear a Mask': Mike Francesa Bashes Raiders' Vegas Move as NFL-Approved Money Grab

On Monday, NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' plans to move to Las Vegas by a 31-1 vote.

- Mediaite - US

Las Vegas beats the odds, and its own past, in landing the Raiders

Oscar Goodman is one of this city's best-known civic boosters, a lawyer who made his career defending homegrown mobsters like Meyer Lansky and Nicky Scarfo, a mayor who for more than a decade was the consummate pitchman for all things Vegas. Goodman traveled the world — sometimes flanked by showgirls...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Gosling's Vegas - playing blackjack with Paul Anka

A galaxy of CinemaCon stars, including Ryan Gosling, Jack Black, Nick Jonas and Tom Holland, share their memories and impressions of Las Vegas, where the annual convention is taking place.         

- USA TODAY - US

Gosling coy about 'Blade Runner 2049' details

Speaking at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, "Blade Runner 2049" star Ryan Gosling dodges questions about the fate of Harrison Ford in the eagerly anticipated sequel.         

- USA TODAY - US

Energy Chief Perry Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear Site

Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S. Energy Department site since taking over the department. Perry's visit occurred less than two weeks after President Donald Trump proposed $120 million to restart a licensing ...

- Voice of America - US

Footage of Faraday Future's North Las Vegas construction site

This is raw footage from the North Las Vegas site of Faraday Future's planned manufacturing facility, taken January 15, 2017. The main factory is expected to go up about 30 miles north of the Las Vegas Strip. Faraday touts the vacant acreage as "phase 1" of the project, promising the next phases would begin "very soon."

- Business Insider - US

Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case…

- Billings Gazette - US

'Spider-Man,' 'Blade Runner' footage kicks off CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS — Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out.Sony Pictures on Monday unveiled the second trailer for "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at...

- Townhall.com - US

Movie News: Colin Farrell Touted for Disney's 'Dumbo'; Joseph Gordon-Levitt May Direct a Musical Comedy with Channing Tatum

Dumbo: Colin Farrell is in negotiations to star in Disney's new version of Dumbo. Tim Burton will direct; if things work out, Farrell will play a widowed father with two children, joining Eva Green as a trapeze artist and Danny DeVito as the owner of a small circus in the live-action movie. Wingmen: Joseph Gordon-Levitt ...

- Movies.com - US

N Carolina pro-ERA forces hopeful it will be in Constitution

North Carolina supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment say a pro-ratification vote last week in Nevada and women's activism following President Donald Trump's election are good signs it will one day be inserted into the U.S. Constitution.

- WRAL.com - US

NFL approves Raiders' move to Vegas

As the Atlanta Falcons finish work on their new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, NFL owners voted 31-1 today to allow the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas. The decision is a big win for the franchise — particularly owner Mark Davis — which continued working on a plan to move from Oakland after ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Cunard's Senior Vice President defends vacations at Adobe Summit in Las Vegas

Josh Leibowitz, Senior Vice President for Cunard North America and Chief Strategy Officer for Carnival Corp, was part of the panel "Guest-centricity Delivers on the Experience of Travel" at the Adobe

- eTurboNews - US

CinemaCon Institutes New Security Measures In Wake Of Last Year's 'Now You See Me 2' Theater Evacuation

A K-9 named Farrah was introduced by National Association of Theatre Owners managing director Mitch Neuhauser as part of new security measures at this year's CinemaCon. Last year, on the final day of the Las Vegas exhibition confab, Lionsgate's screening of Now You See Me 2 was evacuated when two mysterious backpacks were ...

- Deadline.com - US

Sony CinemaCon Presentation: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming', 'Blade Runner 2049', 'Dark Tower', 'Emoji Movie' & More - Live

Refresh for updates: Sony is kicking off the first night of CinemaCon and, boy, are we seeing a lot tonight. On deck are Sony Pictures Motion Group Chairman Tom Rothman, global marketing and distribution chief Josh Greenstein and worldwide distribution chief Rory Bruer. Tonight here in Las Vegas the Culver City, CA studio ...

- Deadline.com - US

Tom Rothman Takes A Shot At Netflix As He Reveals The “New Sony”; Plus 'Spiderman' Interview - CinemaCon

Perhaps the biggest CinemaCon gathering yet in the seven years the reinvented ShoWest has been coming to Las Vegas kicked off tonight at the gigantic Caesars Palace Colosseum Theatre, where the nation's theatrical exhibition community will gather over the next four days to see what's in store for their theaters this summer ...

- Deadline.com - US

NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis' team belongs to Oakland. Well, sort of. NFL owners approved … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

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