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Stolen truck driven by masked man crashes into Nevada brothel.

A former trucking company employee was arrested after he crashed a truck through the front gate of a Nevada brothel, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office said.

- UPI - US

Weighted funding will send millions to needy Nevada students.

- Education Week - US

Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter.

PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev. " President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the West without the current requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

McConnell: CBO Trumpcare score just a 'procedural step' for Senate to start work on the big tax cuts.

House Speaker Paul Ryan can now send Zombie Trumpcare over to the Senate, three weeks after it was passed without a Congressional Budget Office score. Now that the score is in, it meets the requirements for budget reconciliation for the Senate to take it. But after that awful CBO score, some in the Senate don't want ...

- Daily Kos - US

Masked man crashes tractor trailer into Nevada brothel.

A man was charged with stealing a tractor trailer and driving through the entrance of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel in Nevada.         

- USA TODAY - US

Trump's budget would put America's wild horses on dinner plates.

President Donald Trump's budget proposal would save an estimated $10 million in 2018 by allowing the United States's wild horses to wind up on someone's plate. The U.S. has long rounded up and sold wild horses that roam through Nevada and other Western states, but buyers have always legally had to promise not to ship ...

- Mashable! - US

Nevada is close to passing a landmark bill to tackle high drug prices.

Courtesy Yvanna CancelaThe state of Nevada is taking a new approach to tackling the rising price of prescription drugs with a new bill. The bill, introduced in March by state Senator Yvanna Cancela, has faced opposition from lobbyists and nonprofit patient groups that disagree with the bill's approach to reining in ...

- Business Insider - US

Nevada legislature passes anti-BDS bill.

Nevada Assembly unanimously passes anti-BDS bill. Bill now goes to Governor Sandoval.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Nevada Legislature sends anti-BDS measure to governor.

, The Nevada Assembly unanimously passed legislation that would ban state government entities from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. The Assembly passed the legislation on Wednesday. It had passed the state Senate last month by a vote of 19-2. The bill advances to Gov. Brian Sandoval for his signature. ...

- JTA - US

The Bill Gates-backed veggie burger that 'bleeds' is going into grocery store meat cases.

Facebook/Beyond MeatBeyond Meat, a plant-based "meat"startup backed by Bill Gates, is taking its hallmark veggie burger to the mainstream with an expansion into Safeway. Bloomberg reports that the Beyond Burger, as the product is known, will arrive in the meat cases — rather than the frozen food aisle, where meat-lovers ...

- Business Insider - US

Epix's 'Get Shorty' TV Series First Trailer Proves Show Business Is a Killer .

Epix dropped the first trailer for their upcoming “Get Shorty” TV series on Thursday. Based in part on the 1990 Elmore Leonard novel of the same name, which was later adapted into the 1995 film, the 10-episode series follows Miles Daly , a hitman from Nevada who tries to become a movie producer in...

- Variety - US

'Star Wars' was born with a nuclear explosion, and other weird news from May 25, 1977

Exactly 40 years ago Thursday morning, there was a nuclear explosion in the United States. No, I don't mean that as a metaphor for the birth of 'Star Wars,' which premiered in 32 theaters that day and went on to transform popular culture. I'm not referring to the planet Alderaan, obliterated by the Death Star, that avatar ...

- Mashable! - US

Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter

PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev. — President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the West without a guarantee from buyers that the animals won't be resold for slaughter.

- Billings Gazette - US

Experts suggest electric vehicles could be cheaper than gas-powered ones by 2030

Flickr/thegreenpagesBattery wars power change.Between now and 2021, battery production all over the world will more than double, Bloomberg reports. With more companies getting into the game, expansion and competition are up, and prices are down.This will mean more opportunities for energy companies and electric car ...

- Business Insider - US

Las Vegas: Sin city never sleeps

In the heart of the Nevada desert lies a city with over a million lights, burning bright in the night like a shining diamond against an otherwise dark background. It is sin city -- one that never sleeps.

- BDNews24 - BD

Nevada Assembly passes solar-energy consumer rights, fees

Members of the Nevada Assembly on Tuesday gave bipartisan support to one arm of the Democratic majority's push to make solar...

- Deseret News - US

Right-to-die bill moves forward in Nevada legislature

The Nevada state Senate on Tuesday voted 11-10 to approve a physician-assisted suicide bill that gives terminally ill patients the option to end their life.         

- USA TODAY - US

Climate change taking toll on clarity of Lake Tahoe water

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. " Climate change is causing Lake Tahoe to warm sooner in the spring than it has historically, disrupting the normal mixing of shallow and deep water and undercutting gains made in reversing the loss of clarity...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

2,000 Wall Streeters just had a meeting in Las Vegas, and they all kept making the same awkward noise

ReutersOne distinct noise dominated the biggest Wall Street conference of 2017. It wasn't the "Wolf of Wall Street" types screaming at the craps table, or the plink-plink-plink of slot machines as dad-bros clinked scotch-filled glasses over market talk. The noise was nervous laughter, and for what is supposed to be the ...

- Business Insider - US

Will NFL Fans Be Able To Gamble At Las Vegas Raiders' Games?

You can bet on just about anything in Las Vegas casinos and sportsbooks, but could you soon be making wagers inside the future home of the NFL's Oakland Las Vegas Raiders?  It's possible, ESPN reports, as the Las Vegas Stadium Authority voted last week to approve a lease for the NFL team's new home — which they won't ...

- The Consumerist - US

DJ Khaled calls former Sony executive L.A. Reid a 'legend'

LAS VEGAS " L.A. Reid is no longer with Sony's Epic Records, but DJ Khaled believes the former chairman will bounce back in no time."L.A. Reid, he a legend. I'm sure he got some amazing things about to happen. You know nothing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

OJ Simpson could be paroled in July

Simpson was sentenced to 33 years in prison in 2008 for casino robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas The post OJ Simpson could be paroled in July appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

After Nearly 10 Years in Prison, Possible Freedom for OJ

For nearly 10 years, OJ Simpson has called Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center home, the Reno Gazette-Journal notes. In July, however, Simpson may get a present just as his 70th birthday rolls around, depending on the results of a parole hearing the state's Department of Corrections has announced will take place...

- Newser - US

Media Invited to Demonstration of NASA UAS Traffic Management Technologies

Media are invited to see the latest technologies NASA is working on as part of its Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management project Thursday, May 25, at the Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada.

- NASA - US

Drake dominates, Cher reflects at Billboard Music Awards

Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele's record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards. Cher and Celine Dion each reflected on their own iconic careers and amazing songs on Sunday night's awards show, while a moment...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump's bid for public input on national monuments may be a sham

Bureau of Land Management/FlickrIn late April, field biologist Stanley Smith was catching up on emails at his desk in the College of Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, when he noticed a shocking note. It came from the Bureau of Land Management, an agency within the Department of the Interior, and informed ...

- Business Insider - US

WATCH: O.J. Simpson may have a chance at early parole

The Nevada parole board announced that Simpson could be eligible for release in October.

- ABC News - US

Japanese Tourism Could Be Boosted If Foreign Casino Construction Is Okayed

Japan is loosening its laws around foreign casino ownership. But it needs to coordinate its strategy if it wants to woo Las Vegas Sands, MGM, and other companies to build resorts that might rival Macau in popularity. -Sean O'Neill

- Skift - US

Nevada to shield relocated soldiers from end-contract fees

Members of the military being deployed or moved to a different base can get out of service contracts without penalty in Nevada under a law receiving final approval in the state capital.

- Stars and Stripes - US

The Latest: Billboards hold moment of silence for Cornell

The Latest on the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas :7:30 p.m.A moment of silence was observed during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday for Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

List of winners in top categories at Billboard Music Awards

A list of winners in the top categories at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas." Top Hot 100 song: The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, "Closer."" Top Billboard 200 album: Drake, "Views.""...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Drake wins top artist at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

LAS VEGAS " Drake wins top artist at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Drake breaks record with 13 honors at Billboard Music Awards

— Drake continued his record-breaking ways, taking home 13 honors at the Billboard Music Awards, including as top artist. The Jewish rapper also won as top male artist, top Billboard 200 artist and top rap artist on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the way to snapping the Billboard awards mark...

- JTA - US

Nevada would allow in-stadium mobile bets at Raiders games

When the Raiders start playing football in Las Vegas, their stadium lease will officially ban the team from offering bets or other forms of gambling in the building. Don't tell that to the Nevada Gaming Commission, though. Its officials understand...

- Engadget - US

James Blunt traded Ed Sheeran ski lessons for songs

In the early hours of the morning in the Nevada desert, James Blunt knew it was time to mix things up.

- Stuff - NZ

'Duck and cover' is the new art of dealing with bond markets

Nevada National Security Site/Wikipedia It's hyperbolic to suggest that bonds face a nuclear explosion. But in reflecting on the uncertainty of markets and politics, there may be some parallels to be drawn from the duck and cover' protection advice offered during the 1950s and 60s. Understandably, investors are aware that ...

- Business Insider - US

Drake breaks record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards

— Drake continued his record-breaking ways, taking home 13 honors at the Billboard Music Awards, including as top artist. The Jewish rapper also won as top male artist, top Billboard 200 artist and top rap artist on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the way to snapping the Billboard awards mark...

- JTA - US

Billboard Music Awards 2017: What you missed

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were held Sunday in Las Vegas and oh what a night.

- CNN - US

Poker Central Bets on $10 Monthly Subscription-Video Service

Here comes another specialized over-the-top video service aimed at scooping up cash from fans of a niche subject. Poker Central, a Las Vegas-based startup backed by major poker pros founded in 2015, had originally launched a 24-hour cable TV network with coverage of poker tournaments and other programming. But after hitting ...

- Variety - US

Billboard Music Awards: Cher returns, Drake and Celine Dion win the night

The Billboard Music Awards 2017 went down live from Las Vegas Sunday night.

- USA TODAY - US

Move over Tesla, Europe's building its own battery gigafactories

Battery-making gigafactories are about to arrive in Europe, challenging a lead Tesla is building at a plant in Nevada and opening the way for a quicker shift toward green power for both cars and utilities. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday is scheduled to break ground at a €500 million plant to assemble ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Thor adds to Pilot Mountain resource

Junior Thor Mining has reported a 55% increase in the tungsten resource at its Pilot Mountain project, in Nevada, following recent drilling. The ASX-listed company said on Monday that a maiden resource of 1.83-million tonnes, at an average grade of 0.36% tungsten trioxide has been declared for the Garnet deposit, while a ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Drake Has Record-Breaking Night at Billboard Music Awards

Drake surpassed Adele's record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up 13 awards. The rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist, and top Billboard 200 album , among others, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the AP...

- Newser - US

BTS make K-pop history at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

LAS VEGAS, May 22 — South Korean boy band BTS made history last night, when they became the first K-pop group to win a Billboard Music Award. The seven-member global K-pop sensation beat out Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Shawn...

- The Malay Mail - MY

WATCH: How the stars are preparing for the Billboard Music Awards

They are rolling out the "magenta" carpet in Las Vegas for the show that honors the biggest hits by the hottest artists.

- ABC News - US

Drake beats Adele's Billboard Music Awards record with 13 wins

The Canadian rapper wins 13 prizes at the event in Las Vegas including best artist and rap artist.

- BBC - UK

Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

LAS VEGAS - Rapper Drake grabbed a record 13 wins at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, eclipsing Adele's previous record of 12 awards in 2012.

- Reuters - US

Diddy Drops 'Can't Stop Won't Stop' Trailer on Notorious BIG's Birthday

At tonight's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Sean “Diddy” Combs saluted Notorious BIG and premiered the trailer for Can't Stop Won't Stop, a documentary about pioneering hip-hop/R&B label Bad Boy Records. He also noted that May 21 would have been the 45th birthday of BIG, given name Christopher Wallace, ...

- Deadline.com - US

Billboard Music Awards: Drake performs 'Gyalchester' in Bellagio Fountain

Canadian rapper Drake sang his new song "Gyalchester" in the middle of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas Sunday night. 

- UPI - US

Cher performs 'Believe,' picks up Icon Award at Billboard Music ceremony

Cher sang her hit songs "Believe" and "If I Could Turn Back Time" at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.

- UPI - US

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