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Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

BERLIN — From Canberra to Kabul and Cape Town to Berlin and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit. Many were children who skipped...

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Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

HIKO — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff's...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump defended himself Friday against a whistleblower's complaint including a reported private conversation he had with a foreign leader. The complaint, which the administration has refused to let Congress see, is...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

NEW YORK — What makes Impossible burgers possible? An engineered ingredient that makes the veggie patty look bloody — and one of many new concoctions food regulators expect to see more of in the coming years. Several new vegetarian products are...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

It’s an incredibly busy time for Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal-based live entertainment giant that has redefined Las Vegas shows over the past 25 years. It maintains seven of the most popular and successful productions on the Strip and is currently...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Powered by America First Credit Union Money management skills are some of the most powerful lessons parents can teach, and children will benefit from those lessons for the rest of their lives. “It’s never too late or too early to...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

As if the star-stocked iHeartRadio festival at T-Mobile Arena and the diverse Life Is Beautiful festival downtown weren’t already providing an embarrassment of musical riches this weekend, there’s plenty more to thrill your eyes and ears. Check out...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Welcome to the new "A player per day" series from Vegas Golden Podcast. Throughout the preseason, the Las Vegas Sun's Vegas Golden Knights podcast will go through the entire roster with short episodes previewing every player, released every...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Three days before the United Nations convenes an emergency summit on climate change, young people around the world, including in Las Vegas, will lead an effort to prioritize action on the crisis. Students around the valley will stage walkouts on their...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

At one point, up to 17 residents lived in this white, dilapidated two-story house in the east valley. Among them were the elderly, disabled, mentally ill or those just down on their luck, needing an affordable place to live. The $400 to $600 monthly rent ...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

One overtime loss. Two double-digit leads squandered. Ten points separating the entire pair of games. That’s how close Georgia has been to Alabama in the last two seasons over the course of two meetings in the national championship and SEC championship ...

Stop leasing of public lands Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I adamantly oppose unchecked oil and gas drilling on Nevada’s public lands. I and many other residents of our state enjoy the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities on our beloved public lands. We sure don’t want to see pump jacks and...

Follow the heart in voting booth Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Do people vote with their brains or their heart or both? I am a believer that it is both, with heavy emphasis on the heart. In 2016 the people in their hearts wanted Bernie Sanders and his platform as their new leader and president. The Democratic...

Time to vote out McConnell Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

In today’s world of no government at all, who died and made Senate Republican Leader “Moscow Mitch” McConnell God? I can’t believe the people of Kentucky approve of McConnell’s style of nongovernment. House Democrats have passed a number of...

Hong Kong stands athwart an increasingly nasty regime Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Lee Cheuk-yan, unlike most Americans, remembers and reveres Lane Kirkland, a hero of the first Cold War. During 16 years as leader of the AFL-CIO, 1979-1995, Kirkland gave crucial support, both material and moral, to Lech Walesa and the Solidarity...

What role will unions play in the 2020 presidential election? Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The largest 2020 presidential campaign event so far in Nevada was inexorably tied to organized labor. In early August, 19 Democratic presidential candidates attended a forum sponsored by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees....

Mexico's Los Cabos braces for approaching storm Lorena Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Tropical Storm Lorena bore down on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area, predicted to arrive Friday...

Australia's Morrison coming for Trump's 2nd state visit Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to the White House with a pomp-filled military arrival ceremony on the South Lawn Friday morning. Morrison is ...

Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

KFAR SABA, Israel — Yamit Dulberg considers herself a traditional Israeli woman with right-wing views who would usually vote for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party. But this week the 37-year-old mother of two cast her ballot for his main...

2 shootings in DC kill at least 1, wound another 8 Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — Police say one man was killed and five other adults were wounded in a shooting in the courtyard of an apartment complex near Columbia Heights Metro Station in the nation's capital. Metropolitan police were searching for two men armed with...

Global climate protests begin in Australia before UN summit Posted Friday, 20 September 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

CANBERRA, Australia — Tens of thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. Some of the first rallies...