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Trump bid nets tough reaction from some former media friends

Nov. 16, 2022 15:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Not all of his friends have abandoned him, but the harsh media reaction to former President Donald Trump's announcement that he's seeking the top office again illustrates that if he wants his old job back, he has a lot of convincing to do. Just glance at some...

Supreme Court rejects another bump stock ban case

Nov. 14, 2022 10:12 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday again declined to hear a lawsuit involving a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns. The justices’ decision not to hear the case leaves in place a lower...

Trump-backed Vegas sheriff tops Democrat for Nevada governor

Nov. 11, 2022 23:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican Joe Lombardo, a career police officer-turned-elected sheriff in Las Vegas who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has been elected governor in Nevada. “I’ve dedicated my life to protecting and serving our community, and now, I’m honored...

Too early to call Nevada governor for Sisolak or Lombardo

Nov. 09, 2022 03:17 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Election results trickled in slowly in Nevada, leaving first-term Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak and his challenger, Republican Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, each predicting the outcome of the Nevada governor's race wouldn't be known for several days — with each man...

Today in History: November 7, Twitter was taken public

Nov. 07, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2022. There are 54 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 7, 2013, shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time; by the closing bell, the social...

Slain Vegas officer saluted as family man, mentor to many

Oct. 28, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Family members and colleagues saluted a 23-year veteran Las Vegas police officer, father and mentor to many on Friday, after he was shot and killed this month in the line of duty while responding to an early morning curbside domestic violence call. Poster-sized...

No fondness between GOP, Dem candidates for Nevada governor

Oct. 18, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five years ago, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and Joe Lombardo stood together in the national spotlight, kicking off a fund that raised millions of dollars for victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on the Las Vegas Strip. Sisolak, a Democrat, at...

Today in History: October 18, U.S. gets Alaska

Oct. 18, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2022. There are 74 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 18, 1867, the United States took formal possession of Alaska from Russia. On this date: ...

Officials: Vegas patrol officer fatally shot; suspect held

Oct. 13, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A veteran Las Vegas police officer patrolling an area that officials identified as a hotspot for crime died after being shot early Thursday during an exchange of gunfire with a man who was later arrested, authorities said. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told...

Today in History: October 7, Fox News Channel's debut

Oct. 07, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2022. There are 85 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1991, University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence...