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Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Manuel Gámez clutches the hand of his only child, her dark eyes partly open and her motionless body blanketed by intravenous lines and a breathing tube.His 13-year-old daughter, Heydi Gámez García, lies in a raised bed in a Queens, New York,...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday while responding to a domestic welfare call, Arkansas State Police said. Stone County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Mike Stephen, 56, responded to the call in Leslie, north of Little Rock, just after 8:30 a.m. local...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A federal jury has sentenced Brendt Christensen to life in prison for the kidnapping and death of a Chinese student from the University of Illinois two years ago, a prosecutor said Thursday.Christensen, 30, had been convicted last month of...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A man was arrested in Florida after sheriff's deputies say he tried to steal a car from an elderly man in Orlando. The reason he was unsuccessful? He didn't appear to know how to drive a stick shift, according to the Orange County...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its cloud division Azure continues its path of strong expansion. Revenue for the...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The man House Republicans picked to lead them back to the majority made clear Thursday that the party wants to make the 2020 elections a "choice between socialism and freedom." GOP Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota urged reporters at a breakfast...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Doctors have long known about a link between diabetes and an increased risk of heart failure, but a new paper suggests the link is significantly stronger in women than in men.Type 1 diabetes was associated with a 47% increased risk of heart failure...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)People who forget to look at the bottom number in a blood pressure reading may want to check again. When uncontrolled, both measures of blood pressure can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a study published Wednesday in the...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)The Environmental Protection Agency has decided against a ban of the widely-used pesticide chlorpyrifos, which critics say is associated with neurological problems in children. The agency concluded there is not sufficient evidence of the...

Hearing over cannabis licenses likely to extend into August Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

A hearing over an injunction to stop the state’s retail marijuana licensing process recessed for the week today and may not pick up again until August. Three witnesses involved in the injunction lawsuit brought against the state were questioned this...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

UNLV picked up its third commitment in the Class of 2020 today when Arbor View guard Donavan Yap announced his decision to play for the Rebels. Yap went public with a statement via Twitter account: Yap is rated as a consensus 3-star prospect, and...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies are searching the Hollywood Hills home of rapper YG in connection with a deputy-involved shooting that caused a bystander's death, authorities said Thursday. YG, whose name is Keenon Jackson, was not at the home ...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)Boeing will take a roughly $5 billion hit this quarter because of the 737 Max crisis.The company said Thursday that it will record a $4.9 billion after-tax charge in the second quarter "in connection with an estimate of potential...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)New York City officials says that 200 firefighters have now lost their lives from illnesses stemming from their time working at the World Trade Center after the terror attacks on September 11, 2001.Richard Driscoll, who was the 200th firefighter to...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick," the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit movie that helped solidify star Tom Cruise's heartthrob appeal, is ready to fly. Judging by the trailer, Cruise's danger-seeking naval aviator has been busy since audiences ...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Archaeologists digging at a site where the 1815 Battle of Waterloo was fought have turned up human remains and musket balls, they say, which may help paint a clearer picture of what went down in what was to be the French military leader's final...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)At 8 p.m. ET tonight, the draw begins!What draw, you ask? The one that determines what night each of the 20 candidates who have qualified for CNN's debates later this month will appear and with whom they will share the stage, of course!...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

A man has been booked on a count of open murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend Monday at an apartment west of downtown Las Vegas, according to Metro Police. Officers responded about 6:20 p.m. Monday to reports of gunfire and found a woman dead...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney is vice chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own.Every year, the public gets a window into the White House's views of the economy when the administration...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)While President Trump's supporters were chanting "send her back!" during his rally in North Carolina Wednesday night, others were running to their dictionaries to try to get a handle on what they were witnessing.Merriam-Webster tweeted out its top...

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Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Manuel Gámez clutches the hand of his only child, her dark eyes partly open and her motionless body blanketed by intravenous lines and a breathing tube.His 13-year-old daughter, Heydi Gámez García, lies in a raised bed in a Queens, New York,...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday while responding to a domestic welfare call, Arkansas State Police said. Stone County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Mike Stephen, 56, responded to the call in Leslie, north of Little Rock, just after 8:30 a.m. local...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A federal jury has sentenced Brendt Christensen to life in prison for the kidnapping and death of a Chinese student from the University of Illinois two years ago, a prosecutor said Thursday.Christensen, 30, had been convicted last month of...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A man was arrested in Florida after sheriff's deputies say he tried to steal a car from an elderly man in Orlando. The reason he was unsuccessful? He didn't appear to know how to drive a stick shift, according to the Orange County...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its cloud division Azure continues its path of strong expansion. Revenue for the...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The man House Republicans picked to lead them back to the majority made clear Thursday that the party wants to make the 2020 elections a "choice between socialism and freedom." GOP Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota urged reporters at a breakfast...

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Hearing over cannabis licenses likely to extend into August Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

A hearing over an injunction to stop the state’s retail marijuana licensing process recessed for the week today and may not pick up again until August. Three witnesses involved in the injunction lawsuit brought against the state were questioned this...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

UNLV picked up its third commitment in the Class of 2020 today when Arbor View guard Donavan Yap announced his decision to play for the Rebels. Yap went public with a statement via Twitter account: Yap is rated as a consensus 3-star prospect, and...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

A man has been booked on a count of open murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend Monday at an apartment west of downtown Las Vegas, according to Metro Police. Officers responded about 6:20 p.m. Monday to reports of gunfire and found a woman dead...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Trump says it's the latest "hostile" action by Iran. He's calling on other countries to...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Barney Cotton, the UNLV football team’s offensive coordinator the past four seasons, is on a waiting list for a heart transplant in Omaha, Neb., and won’t coach on the field this season, the university announced today. Garin Justice, the run-game...

Posted Thursday, 18 July 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

A former top Democratic lawmaker in Nevada has been sentenced to 27 months in prison and fined almost $250,000 for misusing campaign funds. Ex-Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson acknowledged using campaign money to open a Las Vegas nightclub and fund ...

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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...