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Police after businessman suspected of 3 'execution-style' murders.

Cops are on the hunt for a Southern California man who is suspected of ordering execution-style hits on business partners and legal opponents in LA and Las Vegas, according to reports.

- FOX News - US

Eighties throwback: Paper ballots are back in vogue thanks to Russian hacking fears.

Virginia abandons touch-screen-only voting machines after a Las Vegas hackathon shows how quickly they can be breached.         

- USA TODAY - US

Eighties throwback: Paper ballots are back in vogue thanks to Russian hacking fears.

Virginia abandons touch-screen-only voting machines after a Las Vegas hackathon shows how quickly they can be breached.        

- USA TODAY - US

Nevada assemblyman announces bid for secretary of state.

LAS VEGAS — A two-term Nevada state lawmaker from Las Vegas says he'll run as a Democrat next year against the incumbent Republican secretary of state.

- Billings Gazette - US

Nevada attorney general charges 24 in staged car accident scheme.

The Nevada attorney general announced 24 people were charged in connection with a staged accident ring.

- Hawaii News Now - US

U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments: report.

The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended that President Donald Trump ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kinross Gold to spend $1-billion to expand mines, stock falls.

Phase 2 expansion in Mauritania will cost $590-million, while extending production at Nevada mine will cost $445-million

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Lawsuit aims to block oil drilling on US land in Nevada.

Environmentalists have sued a U.S. agency to try to stop it from allowing oil and gas drilling on a vast stretch of federal land in Nevada, where the government is reversing protections put in place nine months ago under the Obama administration.

- PhysOrg - NL

U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments: report.

The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended that ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Anti-fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada.

- Townhall.com - US

Trump's interior secretary wants to shrink 6 national monuments.

Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed. A leaked memo from Zinke to President Donald Trump recommends that two Utah monuments - Bears Ears and Grand ...

- Business Insider - US

Kinross Gold to spend $1-billion to expand Mauritania, Nevada mines

Phase 2 expansion in Mauritania will cost $590-million, while extending production at Nevada mine will cost $445-million

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Kinross Gold to spend $1 billion to expand Mauritania, Nevada mines

The miner aims to boost output and lower costs

- Financial Post - CA

Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Shrinking Six National Monuments

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed. A leaked memo from Zinke to President Donald Trump recommends that two Utah monuments - Bears Ears and Grand Staircase ...

- TPM News - US

Alvarez-Golovkin 2 could be in the cards

The duo played out a controversial 12-round draw on Saturday in Las Vegas.

- Daily Nation - KE

'Burt Munro of the skies' goes full noise over Nevada desert

A Kiwi pilot dubbed the "Burt Munro of the skies" has beaten the odds in the world's fastest motorsport. 

- Stuff - NZ

Here is the gorgeous $2 billion stadium the Las Vegas Raiders are expected to call home

MANICA ArchitectureThe NFL has approved the move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. The Raiders will remain in Oakland for at least the 2017 and 2018 seasons. The 2019 season is still up in the air, as the Raiders' new stadium is expected to take three years to build. A report from the Southern Nevada Tourism ...

- Business Insider - US

Watch: Las Vegas High School Football Game Ends in Brawl, Police Break It Up With Pepper Spray

A football game between two Las Vegas high schools got out of hand Friday. Per Las Vegas Review-Journal, tensions escalated at the game between Canyon Springs and Basic out of the Clark County School District as the two teams piled up a total of 35 penalties, mostly personal fouls, and four players were ejected before a ...

- Breitbart - US

Golovkin, Alvarez deliver classic middleweight bout

Three-belt champion Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez look set to rule the resurgent middleweight division for years to come after their 12-round slugfest on Saturday which fittingly ended in a stalemate.It was a great fight,' said boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya. This is one of the best fights we have seen in recent ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Child care options are limited for those who work outside the normal 9-to-5 hours

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji LAS VEGAS — Heather Peele is just like any other mom rushing to pick up her child at day care after work. Except, it’s 2:30 a.m., and her 6-year-old daughter has been sleeping for hours at a 24-hour child care center near the Las Vegas airport. Parents like Peele, a casino cocktail waitress, ...

- Business Insider - US

Watch: Golovkin draws with Alvarez in middleweight superfight

Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez fought to a controversial draw in their long-awaited middleweight world title bout in Las Vegas on Saturday. Kazakh Golovkin and Mexican Alvarez each got the nod from one judge, while the third declared it a draw. Golovkin, who landed more punches overall, remains unbeaten over his ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Hotel design flaws that annoy travellers the most

When Marc Burdiss stepped into the shower at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, US, he was shocked by the clear view of the bedroom through a glass window.

- Stuff - NZ

Golovkin and Alvarez fight to a brutal draw; rematch to come

LAS VEGAS — Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin argued afterward about who won their middleweight showdown.

- Billings Gazette - US

Nicola Adams' fight called off after problem with Alexandra Vlajk's blood test

Nicola Adams' fight against Alexandra Vlajk in Las Vegas is called off after a problem with her opponent's pre-fight blood test.

- BBC - UK

Golovkin draws with Alvarez in middleweight superfight

- Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez fought to a controversial draw in their long-awaited middleweight world title bout in Las Vegas on Saturday.

- Reuters - US

Brawls, pepper spray and police patrols: A high school football game turns ugly

A chaotic scene seemingly out of a riot unfolded Friday night in Henderson, Nevada, as police officers used pepper spray, patrols and crowd control to break up a high school … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez draw thriller in Las Vegas

Triple G and Canelo destined for a rematch after judges scored the middleweight clash a draw.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Unexpected Beauty Off the Beaten Path to the Pacific Northwest

After leaving the majesty of the Grand Canyon in the American Southwest, national parks traveler Mikah Meyer headed north to the cooler climes of the Pacific Northwest. Along the way, he stopped by some of the region's most picturesque and historic national parks. "I kind of fit along the way these random parks that were ...

- Voice of America - US

The Latest: Alvarez and Golovkin fight to brutal draw

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on the Genady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez middleweight title fight :

- Billings Gazette - US

Golovkin and Alvarez fight to a brutal draw; rematch to come

LAS VEGAS — Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a draw with Canelo Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters with their hands aloft in victory.

- Billings Gazette - US

Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

Heather Peele is just like any other mom rushing to pick up her child at day care after work. Except, it's 2:30 a.m., and her 6-year-old daughter has been sleeping for hours at a 24-hour child care center near the Las Vegas airport.

- WRAL.com - US

California lawmakers green light early primary in 2020

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill early Saturday that would move the state's 2020 primary election up three months to March, bidding to exert greater influence on the next presidential nominating contest.If signed into law by Brown, the early primary could dramatically alter the shape of the ...

- POLITICO - US

'mother!' gets a rare F grade from CinemaScore, but what does that really mean?

Moviegoers aren't happy with mother!, but not necessarily because they think it's bad. Writer/director Darren Aronofsky's latest earned an F from CinemaScore. It's rare to see such a low grade from the Las Vegas-based audience polling firm, but when it does happen it's usually because of a marketing fail rather than a ...

- Mashable! - US

Macau votes for new legislature in ‘most hotly contested polls’ in years

More than 300,000 Macau voters go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new legislature as the world’s top casino hub enters what is arguably the most crucial period in its recent history. Elections for the city’s Legislative Assembly come at the end of a tumultuous 18 years since the former Portuguese enclave ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Killing to Conserve? 'Trophy' Raises Difficult Questions

An American dentist's killing of Cecil the lion, a collared 13-year-old lion monitored by the University of Oxford in Zimbabwe, sparked widespread outrage and condemnation of big-game hunting.  But Trophy, a new documentary by filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau, offers a more complex perspective on trophy ...

- Voice of America - US

EDM and Hippies: How Ravers Became the New Flower Children?  

FERDY DAMMAN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES EDM is the feel-good music of a new generation BY BECCA ROTHFELD July 26, 2014 The 400,000-odd people who flocked to Las Vegas last month for the Electric Daisy electronic dance music festival probably didn't make much … Continue reading → The post EDM and Hippies: How Ravers ...

- worldwide hippies - US

It really isn't dead yet: Senate Republicans will push one more Trumpcare bill next week

Maybe it's because their lives are full of political uncertainty with all the deal-making Trump is doing with Democrats, and they need to retrench to something familiar. Maybe it's because they are just horrible people who want to see people suffer. Whatever the reason, Senate Republicans are seriously trying to repeal ...

- Daily Kos - US

These are the favourite travel websites of Canadians

And why you should leave reno jobs to professionals

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Las Vegas Welcomes Mexico’s Independence Day, Crowds it Brings

Las Vegas never needs an excuse to party, and as an entertainment oasis a short trip from Mexico, the city will roll out the red, white and green carpet starting Friday to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. A premier boxing match, a bell-ringing ceremony and more than a dozen performances by Latin megastars, including ...

- Voice of America - US

Vegas rolls out red, white, green carpet for Mexican holiday

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas never needs an excuse to party, and as an entertainment oasis a short trip from Mexico, the city will roll out the red, white and green carpet starting Friday to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.

- Billings Gazette - US

Visit Fly Geyser in Nevada

Burning Man now owns it.

- Matador Network - US

Raiders' Vegas stadium community benefits outline unveiled

LAS VEGAS — The public got its first glimpse Thursday at an Oakland Raiders stadium document designed to ensure the participation of minorities, small businesses and others in the planned project.

- Billings Gazette - US

Ex-Sheriff Arpaio Returns To Spotlight With Speaking Tour After Trump Pardon

LAS VEGAS — Former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio is returning to the spotlight with public appearances in Arizona, Nevada and California following his pardon from President Donald Trump, including a Las Vegas event this weekend that was moved because of security concerns. The president pardoned Arpaio last month for ...

- TPM News - US

Trump-pardoned Phoenix Sheriff Arpaio hits speaking circuit but Vegas venue moved off Strip amid Mexican fete

Former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio is returning to the spotlight with public appearances in Arizona, Nevada and California following his pardon from President Donald ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Nevada's Legislative Counsel Says Marijuana Lounges Are Already Legal

The governor, who worries that pot-friendly businesses could provoke a federal crackdown, disagrees.

- Reason.com - US

Reptilian standoff brewing in Nevada

While it may not be Jurassic extinction, there is a fight brewing in Nevada over commercial reptile collections.

- FOX News - US

Golovkin skips birth to train for title fight

Golovkin will face Canelo Alvarez in a 12-round mega title fight on Saturday in Las Vegas.

- Daily Nation - KE

Mercury in retrograde: Las Vegas cops assault NFL star Michael Bennett

Las Vegas cops jumped NFL star Michael Bennett, held a gun to his head and threatened to blow it off. How else could they have chosen the perfect target to prove that the U.S. is a racist police state? How else could their police union have followed up with a letter imploring NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to investigate ...

- San Francisco Bay View - US

On the anniversary of Tupac's death, looking back at his time in Baltimore

Rapper Tupac Shakur died 21 years ago today, six days after being shot on the Las Vegas strip. In honor of the anniversary, let’s take a look back at Shakur’s Baltimore beginnings. He spent a portion of his teenage years here and attended Baltimore School for the Arts — an experience that his friends...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Why is Roger Stone campaigning to convince Trump to pardon the Bundys?

For some strange reason, political consultant and longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone is holding a rally in Las Vegas to convince the president to pardon Cliven Bundy, his sons and their armed followers who occupied federal lands in two states. I will return to Las Vegas on Sept 15 to call on @real...

- The Raw Story - US

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