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Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Another victim of the September 11th attacks in New York has been identified, according to the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner.The man's identity is being withheld at the request of his family. He is the 1,645th person identified in...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes and his wife, Brittany, are paying most costs for the funeral of Atatiana Jefferson. Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson has committed to paying for the rest, the Jefferson family's attorney...

FAA confronts Boeing over undisclosed internal communication Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

DALLAS — Boeing was aware of troubling instant messages between two employees regarding their communications with federal regulators over a key flight-control system on its now-grounded 737 Max jet, but the company waited months to disclose them....

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — Claiming new progress against Islamic State extremists in Syria, President Donald Trump said Friday that some European nations are now willing to take responsibility for detained IS fighters who are from their countries. "Anyway, big...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)FBI toxicology tests have determined that the deaths of three American tourists in the Dominican Republic were due to natural causes, a US State Department official said Friday.The findings are consistent with those presented by Dominican...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Highway Patrol Association has filed for recognition as the collective bargaining union for state police officers. In addition to state troopers, the association has taken the first step necessary to represent thousands of...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A March 2014 photograph showing Donald Trump with a recently indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani appears to have been taken at a fashion show hosted by Ivanka Trump at the Trump National Doral in Florida, a CNN KFile review reveals. CNN's KFile...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)In defending the recent withdrawal of US troops from northern Syria, President Donald Trump has continued to cite reasons that are not only factually dubious but which also mirror talking points issued by Turkey and Russia, contradicting US...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN Friday that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a "confession" when he told reporters the White House held up military aid to Ukraine until that country agreed to investigate Democrats and that...

Vegas Play of the Day: Astros at Yankees Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The sixth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun's sports staff is now underway, effective July 1. Bankrolls start at $10,000 for each of the four participants, with the objective to increase it as much as possible over...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)The bad news keeps coming for Johnson & Johnson: The company on Friday announced a voluntary recall of its popular baby powder after some bottles were found to contain small amounts of asbestos.Shares of J&J (JNJ) fell 5%,...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Friday video conferenced two NASA astronauts in space to congratulate them as they completed the first all-female spacewalk in history. Trump praised the astronauts, Christa Koch and Jessica Meir, for their...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump made at least 26 false claims in his 87-minute rally speech in Dallas on Thursday, including an inaccurate declaration that Texas had somehow profited from one of the costliest hurricanes in American...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Lady Gaga might want to "Just Dance" alone from now on. During her latest Enigma Las Vegas residency show at MGM's Park Theater Thursday, a fan who she had invited on stage tumbled while holding her and the two fell right into the shocked audience below. ...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says in a new book he was shocked by an apparent culture of backstabbing in Washington and specifically his own department -- and that veterans are paying the price, The Washington Post...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A father who paid $75,000 to inflate his daughters ACT scores in a massive college admissions scandal was sentenced to one month in prison Friday, according to the US Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts. Robert Flaxman, a real estate ...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become increasingly frustrated in recent weeks by the departure of top State Department officials and claims that he failed to defend the former US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, from a smear...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)Federal regulators demanded an explanation from Boeing Friday for why the company did not disclose for months "concerning" internal communications relating to the 737 MAX certification. Stephen Dickson, head of the Federal Aviation...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)In the age of social media, it doesn't take much to cause a schism -- and the latest divisive topic is that favorite of toddlers everywhere, the duck. Specifically, whether it's a good idea to feed it bread. A Facebook post showing a sign...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN Business)A group representing 250 UK luxury brands caught in the middle of a trade spat between the United States and the European Union is preparing to launch a charm offensive in New York.The trade mission led by industry body Walpole kicks ...

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Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Another victim of the September 11th attacks in New York has been identified, according to the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner.The man's identity is being withheld at the request of his family. He is the 1,645th person identified in...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes and his wife, Brittany, are paying most costs for the funeral of Atatiana Jefferson. Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson has committed to paying for the rest, the Jefferson family's attorney...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)FBI toxicology tests have determined that the deaths of three American tourists in the Dominican Republic were due to natural causes, a US State Department official said Friday.The findings are consistent with those presented by Dominican...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A March 2014 photograph showing Donald Trump with a recently indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani appears to have been taken at a fashion show hosted by Ivanka Trump at the Trump National Doral in Florida, a CNN KFile review reveals. CNN's KFile...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)In defending the recent withdrawal of US troops from northern Syria, President Donald Trump has continued to cite reasons that are not only factually dubious but which also mirror talking points issued by Turkey and Russia, contradicting US...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN Friday that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a "confession" when he told reporters the White House held up military aid to Ukraine until that country agreed to investigate Democrats and that...

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FAA confronts Boeing over undisclosed internal communication Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

DALLAS — Boeing was aware of troubling instant messages between two employees regarding their communications with federal regulators over a key flight-control system on its now-grounded 737 Max jet, but the company waited months to disclose them....

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — Claiming new progress against Islamic State extremists in Syria, President Donald Trump said Friday that some European nations are now willing to take responsibility for detained IS fighters who are from their countries. "Anyway, big...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Highway Patrol Association has filed for recognition as the collective bargaining union for state police officers. In addition to state troopers, the association has taken the first step necessary to represent thousands of...

Vegas Play of the Day: Astros at Yankees Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The sixth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun's sports staff is now underway, effective July 1. Bankrolls start at $10,000 for each of the four participants, with the objective to increase it as much as possible over...

Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Lady Gaga might want to "Just Dance" alone from now on. During her latest Enigma Las Vegas residency show at MGM's Park Theater Thursday, a fan who she had invited on stage tumbled while holding her and the two fell right into the shocked audience below. ...

FBI data: 584 child homicide victims in St. Louis since 1990 Posted Friday, 18 October 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

ST. LOUIS — Children in St. Louis have been the victim of homicides at 10 times the national rate for decades, according to a newspaper's analysis of FBI data. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that the city's child homicide rate is far...

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Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senate lawmakers on Thursday announced they had reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, ending a monthslong impasse over billions of dollars in aid for farmers and communities struggling to recover from an onslaught of ...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Subway workers began raising alarms in recent months: Emergency brakes on New York City subway trains were being deliberately pulled, acts of apparent sabotage that were setting off major delays on the sprawling system. There were clues. A man spotted...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump is considering deploying additional troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American military personnel already there, the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, said Thursday. Mr. Shanahan did not specify...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Last year, a federal jury in Washington convicted Nicholas Slatten, a former security contractor, of first-degree murder for his role in killing one of 14 Iraqi civilians who died in 2007 in a shooting that also injured more than a dozen others. Matthew...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that House Democrats were “not on a path to impeachment,” even as she accused President Trump of trying to whip her caucus into a distracting political battle by stonewalling congressional...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States and China are digging in for a prolonged trade war, with the Trump administration unveiling a new $16 billion bailout for farmers hurt by Beijing’s tariffs on Thursday and more companies saying they are redirecting...