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QUITO, Ecuador — Did Western media and government hypocrisy bring about Julian Assange’s arrest, or was it his bad manners? The dramatic end to Julian Assange’s asylum has sparked curiosity about his 7-year stay inside Ecuador’s embassy in London that was marked by his late-night skateboarding, the physical harassment of his caretakers and even the
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Jorge Mateo had four hits, while Sean Murphy and Seth Brown had four and three, respectively, as the Las Vegas Aviators topped the Sacramento River Cats 11-3 on Thursday before 9,612 at Las Vegas Ballpark. With the victory, the Aviators swept the three-game series. Mateo tripled, doubled twice and singled, scoring three runs. Murphy was
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The Henderson Police Department has identified a detective who shot at a man Tuesday night while a multi-agency drug task force was serving a search warrant in northeast Las Vegas. Anthony Sanchez-Martinez, who joined the Police Department in February 2015, is assigned to the narcotics unit’s investigative services division. He remains on paid leave pending
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters Thursday, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. The new and improved Falcon Heavy thundered into the early evening sky with a communication satellite called Arabsat, the rocket’s first paying
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Boo hoo, teachers might not get a raise. Starting pay is $43,240 for 184 days — that’s 7½ hours a day, $235 a day and $31.33 an hour. Many teacher receive $60,000 per year, which comes out to $44.20 an hour. They also receive medical, dental and retirement benefits and paid sick days. They get
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As a former resident in Las Vegas, I watched Harry Reid’s plaintive testimony at his personal injury trial. I was absolutely amazed at his ridiculous claims of a defective resistance band. I am 88-years-old and have gone to the gym regularly for a long time. Every piece of equipment in the gym could be dangerous
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Unnerved by a rise in anti-Semitic hate speech and bigotry, including in Nevada, former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid organized an educational forum at UNLV on Thursday as part of his call to unite people against it. “It’s all over the world. It’s nationalism, it’s the internet, it’s all kinds of things,” Reid told reporters prior
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ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Raiders bobbed and weaved throughout the 2018 draft. They traded back in the first round, acquiring a third-round pick they’d soon trade for a veteran wide receiver. They traded back in the second round and up twice in the third. Not until the fourth did they punch from a slot assigned
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Henderson police chief LaTesha Watson has been fired after less than two years on the job, Deputy City Manager Bristol Ellington said Thursday. Her departure came after a weekslong leave from the department. Neither Watson nor her attorney could immediately be reached for comment Thursday. Ellington declined to provide further comment on Watson’s firing. Watson
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Zappos, the online shoe seller based in downtown Las Vegas, is opening an operations hub in Kentucky. The Amazon-owned retailer announced that it will hold a grand opening celebration Friday for its 325,000-square-foot fulfillment center and retail outlet at 9101 Minor Lane in Louisville. Zappos said the new outpost would grow the company by 100-plus
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SAN DIEGO — A Trump administration regulation set to go into effect Friday bars transgender people from the military unless they “correct those deficiencies,” a description the American Medical Association said Thursday is unfair and defies science. The AMA told The Associated Press on Thursday the policy and its wording mischaracterizes transgender people as having
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BALTIMORE — Oakland’s Khris Davis hit a pair of home runs for the second straight game, and the Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis extended his record hitless streak to 53 at-bats in the Athletics’ 8-5 victory Thursday. Josh Phegley, Kendrys Morales and Marcus Semien also homered for the A’s, who won three straight after losing the
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The Golden Knights and San Jose Sharks didn’t need much time to ratchet up this whole rivalry thing. Five of their eight regular-season games have been decided by a goal or fewer. They’ve played one playoff series and are about to start another. They each made big moves in the offseason (Max Pacioretty, Erik Karlsson)
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Transit officials chose against a light rail system as the preferred option for the transportation future of the Maryland Parkway corridor. The Regional Transportation Commission board of commissioners voted unanimously in favor of a bus rapid transit system instead Thursday. The board also considered light rail or an enhanced route 109 bus service. Cost factored
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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ Accident-prone actors attempt to put on a 1920s murder mystery in this aptly titled Tony-winning comedy. Directed by Matt DiCarlo with original Broadway direction by Mark Bell, “The Play That Goes Wrong” opens an eight-show run Thursday at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday through April
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DURHAM, N.C. — The coffee shop owner killed in a North Carolina gas line explosion was last seen in the doorway of his business after firefighters evacuated his customers and told him to leave, as well, the fire chief said Thursday. New details about what led to the death of the coffee shop owner emerged
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LOS ANGELES — Federal prosecutors said Thursday that attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment in Southern California. Details of the case were scheduled to be made public at a midmorning news conference by U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna and the Internal Revenue Service, Hanna’s office said in a statement to news
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At least one person is injured following a rollover crash on Interstate 15 in central Las Vegas Thursday morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The Highway Patrol responded to the crash about 5:45 a.m. on southbound I-15 at Sahara Avenue, according to their traffic website. Delays are expected and drivers are encouraged to use
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LONDON — Prince Harry and his heavily pregnant wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, say they have decided to keep plans around their baby’s arrival private. Kensington Palace officials said in a statement Thursday that Harry and Meghan “look forward” to sharing the news of their baby’s birth once they have had a chance to