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Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Sign up to get our new weekly column as a newsletter. We're looking back at the strongest, smartest opinion takes of the week from CNN and other outlets. (CNN)Should the US buy Greenland? Is it time to rewrite the poem on the Statue of Liberty? Rename...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A small plane carrying three people crashed into a house in upstate New York, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson said. The condition of those on board the Saturday flight is unknown.The Cessna 303 aircraft was headed to Sky Acres Airport ...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN Business)Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here.To think that central banks could save the bull market is...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

New Delhi (CNN)More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials. The fire broke out Friday evening at the Chalantika...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Elizabeth Warren's campaign is soaring: She is rising in the polls, her fundraising is on fire and her seemingly endless ideas are helping to define the Democratic race for the White House.And then there is the issue of her ancestry -- her past...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to newspaper the Sunday Times reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country.The United Kingdom would likely face ...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Cypress, Texas (CNN)Rep. Michael McCaul does not have to be here, at Carl's BBQ on the side of a highway, in a wood-paneled backroom, seated at a bare table in front of a stuffed, life-size buck whose antlers hold a sign saying, "NEVER moon a...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Connecticut authorities arrested a man who they said was interested in committing a mass shooting, had weapons and tactical gear, and made his intentions known on Facebook. Brandon Wagshol, 22, was detained Thursday after a tip from a citizen that...

Air Force doesn’t need more land Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Air Force plans to take over a gigantic portion of local public lands to expand its bombing range. The areas affected are major portions of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, including a 78-mile run used by off-road enthusiasts that is home to...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The completion of Project Neon, the massive upgrade of Interstate 15 and the Spaghetti Bowl, is cause for both celebration and reflection. The reason to celebrate is obvious: After three-plus years of traffic headaches and orange barrels, the work is...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

As he does every August, Brian Greenspun is taking some time off and is turning over his Where I Stand column to others. Today's guest columnist is U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen. It's no secret that we're living through a time of great political strife...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Between the morning and afternoon commencement sessions at UNLV every spring, the university offers a festive luncheon for the administrators, faculty and distinguished guests who sit on the graduation platform during the ceremonies. It’s a meal...

Elections must be protected Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

It’s time to recognize election security as fundamental to America’s national security. Today, America’s elections are under attack from hostile foreign actors such as Russia and Iran. That’s not a talking point, it’s a fact. National security...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Nevada lawmakers passed legislation earlier this year allowing counties to implement up to a quarter-cent sales tax increase to help fund social service and education programs. Clark County Commissioners on Tuesday will hear a proposal calling for a...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Armani Rogers was shaky in UNLV’s first preseason scrimmage last week. In Saturday’s second intrasquad go-round, it took all of three snaps for the junior quarterback to exceed that performance and assuage some concerns about the Rebels’ passing...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

If you find yourself short on cash while on vacation, it might seem easiest to hit up the nearest ATM. But if that handy machine is not in your bank's network, you could get a double whammy of fees: The ATM owner will probably charge a few dollars for...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The newest restaurant offering at the Resort at Summerlin (which includes the Rampart Casino and the JW Marriott Resort & Spa) is a delicious adventure through Chinese, Japanese and Korean cuisine, all in one comfortable setting. Jade Asian Kitchen...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A Florida woman who woke up to a stranger sexually assaulting her 36 years ago may finally get justice after DNA helped crack the brutal rape case. The attack happened on August 22, 1983, in the victim's home in Coral Springs home. The woman was...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Birmingham, England (CNN)Haniya Aadams wasn't always a Muslim. She grew up in a Sikh household in central England and converted to Islam a decade ago, at the age of 25.Since then, she has chosen to wear a niqab. So she knows about what it's like to be...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Hong Kong (CNN)As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can avoid the violent clashes that have characterized recent weeks. Thousands have taken to...

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Air Force doesn’t need more land Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Air Force plans to take over a gigantic portion of local public lands to expand its bombing range. The areas affected are major portions of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, including a 78-mile run used by off-road enthusiasts that is home to...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The completion of Project Neon, the massive upgrade of Interstate 15 and the Spaghetti Bowl, is cause for both celebration and reflection. The reason to celebrate is obvious: After three-plus years of traffic headaches and orange barrels, the work is...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

As he does every August, Brian Greenspun is taking some time off and is turning over his Where I Stand column to others. Today's guest columnist is U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen. It's no secret that we're living through a time of great political strife...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Between the morning and afternoon commencement sessions at UNLV every spring, the university offers a festive luncheon for the administrators, faculty and distinguished guests who sit on the graduation platform during the ceremonies. It’s a meal...

Elections must be protected Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

It’s time to recognize election security as fundamental to America’s national security. Today, America’s elections are under attack from hostile foreign actors such as Russia and Iran. That’s not a talking point, it’s a fact. National security...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Nevada lawmakers passed legislation earlier this year allowing counties to implement up to a quarter-cent sales tax increase to help fund social service and education programs. Clark County Commissioners on Tuesday will hear a proposal calling for a...

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Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Sign up to get our new weekly column as a newsletter. We're looking back at the strongest, smartest opinion takes of the week from CNN and other outlets. (CNN)Should the US buy Greenland? Is it time to rewrite the poem on the Statue of Liberty? Rename...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A small plane carrying three people crashed into a house in upstate New York, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson said. The condition of those on board the Saturday flight is unknown.The Cessna 303 aircraft was headed to Sky Acres Airport ...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN Business)Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here.To think that central banks could save the bull market is...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

New Delhi (CNN)More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials. The fire broke out Friday evening at the Chalantika...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Elizabeth Warren's campaign is soaring: She is rising in the polls, her fundraising is on fire and her seemingly endless ideas are helping to define the Democratic race for the White House.And then there is the issue of her ancestry -- her past...

Posted Sunday, 18 August 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to newspaper the Sunday Times reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country.The United Kingdom would likely face ...

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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...