WHAT’S HAPPENING: Vegas gunman wired $100,000 to Philippines
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WHAT’S HAPPENING: Vegas gunman wired $100,000 to Philippines

  In addition, Stephen Paddock reported at least a dozen gambling transactions of $10,000 or more in the past several weeks before Sunday’s shooting outside the Mandalay Bay hotel casino in Las Vegas, a U.S. official briefed by law enforcement told The Associated Press. The rampage by Paddock also injured more than 500 people. Paddock, … Continue reading

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School officials, EPA trade blame on school mercury response

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas officials insist they followed federal guidance when they quarantined more than a thousand middle school students overnight over the discovery of several drops of mercury, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that no such standards exist. EPA workers help during spills of the neurotoxin, a fairly frequent … Continue reading

Bernie Sanders secured the endorsement of the 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union
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Bernie Sanders secured the endorsement of the 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders secured the endorsement of the 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union on Thursday, marking the largest labor union to back his Democratic presidential campaign. The union’s decision gives Sanders more organizational strength and a boost heading into the second Democratic debate in Iowa on Saturday. It comes as the … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his hotel
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Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his hotel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump’s doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate. The appearance at a boisterous rally of the politically potent Culinary Workers Union was a win-win for Clinton, letting her signal her support for an influential union … Continue reading

Donald Trump says Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed
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Donald Trump says Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed for leaving his post in Afghanistan. “We’re tired of Sgt. Bergdahl, who’s a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed,” Trump said to cheers at a rowdy rally inside a packed Las Vegas … Continue reading

Rapper Pitbull lends celebrity to charter school near Vegas
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Rapper Pitbull lends celebrity to charter school near Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rapper Pitbull is lending his celebrity image opening a second SLAM! charter school, this time near Las Vegas. Armando Christian Perez who goes by the stage name Pitbull attended a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning in Henderson, Nevada, for the Sports Leadership and Management Academy. The school for students seeking careers in … Continue reading