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Raiders lineman Trent Brown hit with domestic violence lawsuit

Oakland Raiders tackle Trent Brown has been sued by his ex-girlfriend for what she says were multiple acts of domestic violence over the past year ...

How Canada's legalization is shaping cannabis laws elsewhere

Ever since Canada became the first major country to legalize marijuana for adults a year ago, other nations have been paying attention. The small South American nation of Uruguay was the first to legalize marijuana for adults. New Zealand, Luxembourg and ...

Syrian forces enter key border town, blocking Turkish plans

Syrian forces on Wednesday night rolled into the strategic border town of Kobani, blocking one path for the Turkish military to establish a "safe zone" free of Syrian Kurdish fighters along ...

Reports show incumbent Nevada Democrats with large cash lead

New campaign fundraising reports show Republicans are gearing up to try to win back two congressional seats in Nevada, but they've got a long way to go to match the ...

NHL's Bettman: Sports betting can help grow league's audience

Don?t be surprised if National Hockey League broadcasts eventually include heavy dosages of sports gambling references and information. That was part of commissioner Gary Bettman?s message today at a sports betting symposium at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas ...

Las Vegas approves domestic violence charge that doesn?t take offenders? guns

The Las Vegas City Council voted 6-1 today to create a new criminal charge that will allow the city to prosecute domestic violence misdemeanor cases without requiring ...

Trump to nominate Togliatti for Nevada federal judgeship

President Donald Trump today announced his intent to nominate Jennifer P. Togliatti to serve as judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada ...

Las Vegas man faces 10 years in firearms theft case

A Las Vegas man who stole a trailer full of guns from a Henderson casino parking lot will serve up to 10 years in prison, according to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada. Samual Lane Donesing, 29, a three-time convicted felon, pleaded ...

Detectives across U.S. grill serial killer, close cold cases

Keep him talking, don't interrupt him and, no matter what, don't ask why he killed his victims. Those were the instructions Texas Ranger James Holland gave to the ...

Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia museum devoted to legendary beast

Along a bustling four-lane highway that winds through the north Georgia mountains, an unassuming wooden structure breaks the monotony of churches, billboards and stores selling kitschy knickknacks. Once a BYOB supper club, it's now ground zero in the search for ...

Police: Man arrested after women kidnapped, forced to strip

Metro Police say they have arrested a man accused of street robberies in which he ordered women to a secluded area and made them take off their clothes. Raymond Young, 21, was ...

Air Force wants low-altitude flights over Nevada

The U.S. Air Force wants to fly supersonic fighter jets at lower altitudes in lightly populated areas of southwestern Idaho, northern Nevada and southeastern Oregon to ...

In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling

Oklahoma's history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state's creation in 1907 was celebrated with a symbolic wedding ceremony between the Indian and Oklahoma territories. The relationship between Oklahoma and the tribes has sometimes been ...

Book: Trump mulled order to close parts of VA health system

Eager for changes at the Department of Veterans Affairs, President Donald Trump toyed early on with issuing an executive order to close parts of the VA health system without ...

Wynn announces management changes at Boston-area casino

The president of Wynn Resorts' Boston-area casino is stepping down just months after it opened. The Las Vegas company announced Wednesday that Encore Boston Harbor ...

Trump dismisses Syria concerns; Dems walk out of WH meeting

Washing his hands of America's presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in supporting the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as ...

'Patsy and Loretta' highlights bond between iconic singers

Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music, and her latest television film "Patsy and Loretta" combines those passions into the true story of a friendship between two of country music's most powerful voices. The biopic about Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, which ...

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by ...

No classes, parents scramble as Chicago teacher strike looms

Parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for an expected strike by Chicago teachers that prompted city officials to preemptively cancel Thursday's classes in the nation's ...

Russia offers to mediate in Syria, asserting its role

Russia offered Wednesday to mediate a resolution in northern Syria, further asserting Moscow's role as a regional force, ahead of a mission by ...

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