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Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Police officers say arrests will be made after violence broke out at a campaign rally for the British far-right activist and founder of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson.The clashes occurred Saturday afternoon at a campaign event in Oldham, ...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead. 1. The threat of an all-out global trade war has been quelled, at least for now. President Trump delayed a decision on whether to impose tariffs on automobiles imported from...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

A “Saturday Night Live” season finale is traditionally an occasion for the show to pull out all the stops, leave everything on the stage, tear it all down and figure out how to put it back together in the fall. In this weekend’s conclusion to...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary.The couple, who recently celebrated the birth of their son, shared a video on their...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)Belgian footballer Vincent Kompany has said he will leave Manchester City, just one day after Saturday's 6-0 FA Cup final win over Watford. "The defender has decided to call time on his 11-year association with the Club having won four...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo — When Ebola came to this city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Janvier Muhindo Mandefu quit farming and got work burying the highly contagious bodies of Ebola victims. But Mr. Muhindo is less afraid of Ebola than ...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SALIHORSK, Belarus — Yury Lukashenia, a 40-year-old manager in an Austrian company in Belarus, a country often described as Europe’s last dictatorship, earns enough money to take his family on regular holiday getaways to sunny places like Spain and...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate is at a 50-year low, companies are adding jobs and the gross domestic product grew by 3.2 percent in the first quarter, undercutting predictions of a coming recession. Yet for all that political upside, Republicans...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Clark County Education Association has not yet taken a stance on Senate Bill 543, a proposal to overhaul the state’s 52-year-old education funding formula. But one thing is clear: The bill is not enough to prevent the largest teachers union in the...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Congratulations to the graduates. You have lived a most honorable life from which there is so much more to learn. Touro University Nevada had its normal spring graduation ceremonies this past week at the Westgate Las Vegas. It was, as it always is, a...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

When I first learned that Golden Entertainment, parent company of the vast PT’s Pub tavern chain, had purchased the Stratosphere, all I could think about was the food. I didn’t blink an eye when the rebranding to the Strat was announced. I was more...

Nuclear waste is nothing to fear Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

In response to the May 9 guest column by Sen. Jacky Rosen, “I refuse to allow GOP leaders to revive Yucca Mountain”: I’m a 30-year resident of Southern Nevada and a hazmat officer with 15 years of experience and I support the storage of nuclear...

America must stand with Israel Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Though not a Democrat, I praise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her support for Israel, especially in the wake of recent terrorist attacks against the nation and increasing anti-Semitism worldwide, including here in America. Pelosi said the founding of...

BLM cleaning up contamination from target shooting trash Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

RENO — The brightly colored assortment of discarded ammunition casings on a hillside on the outskirts of Reno crackled as Kurt Miers waded through the pile. "All these casings right here, you don't want the public to come and pick this stuff up," said...

Attorney general deserves impeachment Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

More than 500 former attorneys and legal staff of the Justice Department have signed a letter disputing Attorney General William Barr’s assessment of the findings of the Mueller report. The letter states that, contrary to what Barr said, there is...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It was nearly 10 years ago when Mike Hamrick got a phone call that he may not have expected, but one for which he will always be grateful. The athletic director position at Marshall University opened up in 2009. At the time, Hamrick ...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to "hear" a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. If it pans out, parents might one day check their tots' ears at home simply using a phone app and "stuff you...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Aces are back for their second season in Las Vegas after narrowly missing the playoffs in 2018, and no WNBA team appears more poised for a breakthrough campaign. The squad opened training camp at the beginning of the month, and with the first public...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

ELKO — Volunteers plan to return to an 80-year-old youth camp in northeast Nevada to begin a $1 million rebuilding effort after an explosive wildfire last fall destroyed the main lodge and most of the cabins. Elko Lions Club members who've launched a...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Nevadans, here’s an easy way to help protect our health and safety, our environment and our economy: Urge the policymakers in your area to read James Conca’s recent column in Forbes. Conca is a scientist and an expert on the proposed Yucca Mountain...

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Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead. 1. The threat of an all-out global trade war has been quelled, at least for now. President Trump delayed a decision on whether to impose tariffs on automobiles imported from...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

A “Saturday Night Live” season finale is traditionally an occasion for the show to pull out all the stops, leave everything on the stage, tear it all down and figure out how to put it back together in the fall. In this weekend’s conclusion to...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo — When Ebola came to this city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Janvier Muhindo Mandefu quit farming and got work burying the highly contagious bodies of Ebola victims. But Mr. Muhindo is less afraid of Ebola than ...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SALIHORSK, Belarus — Yury Lukashenia, a 40-year-old manager in an Austrian company in Belarus, a country often described as Europe’s last dictatorship, earns enough money to take his family on regular holiday getaways to sunny places like Spain and...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate is at a 50-year low, companies are adding jobs and the gross domestic product grew by 3.2 percent in the first quarter, undercutting predictions of a coming recession. Yet for all that political upside, Republicans...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

After 39 days of polling involving as many as 900 million voters, balloting in India’s vast parliamentary election is coming to a close on Sunday, starting a countdown to the announcement of final results on Thursday. After sweeping to an outright...

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Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Police officers say arrests will be made after violence broke out at a campaign rally for the British far-right activist and founder of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson.The clashes occurred Saturday afternoon at a campaign event in Oldham, ...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary.The couple, who recently celebrated the birth of their son, shared a video on their...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)Belgian footballer Vincent Kompany has said he will leave Manchester City, just one day after Saturday's 6-0 FA Cup final win over Watford. "The defender has decided to call time on his 11-year association with the Club having won four...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Funeral arrangements have been made for 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant when she was killed and had her unborn baby cut from her womb.Visitation will take place over three days -- Thursday, Friday and Saturday -- next...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)More than 50 million people are under threat of hail, heavy rain, strong winds and isolated tornadoes Sunday as a series of storms moves east, according to the Storm Prediction Center.The storms that stretched from Texas to southern Minnesota are...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)An 8-year-old girl was seized by an unknown man and thrown into a car while taking a walk with her mother in Fort Worth, Texas, authorities said. Police issued a regional Amber Alert for Salem Sabatka after she was kidnapped Saturday night. She was ...

Latest articles published by Las Vegas Sun

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Clark County Education Association has not yet taken a stance on Senate Bill 543, a proposal to overhaul the state’s 52-year-old education funding formula. But one thing is clear: The bill is not enough to prevent the largest teachers union in the...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Congratulations to the graduates. You have lived a most honorable life from which there is so much more to learn. Touro University Nevada had its normal spring graduation ceremonies this past week at the Westgate Las Vegas. It was, as it always is, a...

Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

When I first learned that Golden Entertainment, parent company of the vast PT’s Pub tavern chain, had purchased the Stratosphere, all I could think about was the food. I didn’t blink an eye when the rebranding to the Strat was announced. I was more...

Nuclear waste is nothing to fear Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

In response to the May 9 guest column by Sen. Jacky Rosen, “I refuse to allow GOP leaders to revive Yucca Mountain”: I’m a 30-year resident of Southern Nevada and a hazmat officer with 15 years of experience and I support the storage of nuclear...

America must stand with Israel Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Though not a Democrat, I praise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her support for Israel, especially in the wake of recent terrorist attacks against the nation and increasing anti-Semitism worldwide, including here in America. Pelosi said the founding of...

BLM cleaning up contamination from target shooting trash Posted Sunday, 19 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

RENO — The brightly colored assortment of discarded ammunition casings on a hillside on the outskirts of Reno crackled as Kurt Miers waded through the pile. "All these casings right here, you don't want the public to come and pick this stuff up," said...