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O'Rourke says owning, using guns taught him responsible use

Mar. 24, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says his personal use and ownership of firearms taught him the responsibility of having guns and can help bridge politically fraught discussions about gun control in the U.S. The former Texas congressman told The Associated Press in an...

The Latest: Warren says Washington beholden to NRA

Mar. 24, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

The Latest on the 2020 campaign season (all times Eastern): 2:30 p.m. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says the National Rifle Association is holding "Congress hostage" when it comes to stemming gun violence. The Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential candidate tells a campaign rally that if seven children were...

Mantha scores in OT, Red Wings beat Golden Knights 3-2

Mar. 24, 2019 2:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Anthony Mantha acknowledges he has had a rough season, with "ups and downs" he's had to learn from, especially after missing 15 games with a hand injury midway through the season. Mostly, it's the downs he's focused on in order to become a better player. Saturday night, it paid off. Mantha...

The Latest: O'Rourke gives a nod to Sanders

Mar. 24, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

The Latest on the 2020 campaign season (all times Eastern): 11:50 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he's glad Bernie Sanders is also running and that the country "owes so much" to the Vermont senator for his persistence and leadership to move the country closer to embracing universal...

Woman accused of hitting pedestrians in Las Vegas apologizes

Mar. 22, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman accused of driving on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk, killing a pedestrian and injuring more than 30 others has apologized. KTNV-TV reports Lakeisha Holloway said on Thursday at the Clark County Detention Center that an apology was long overdue. She says she hadn't addressed the...

Gillibrand seeks to improve asylum process for immigrants

Mar. 22, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand pitched her ideas Thursday to improve the asylum process while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps immigrants with legal matters. The senator from New York kicked off her first presidential campaign...

Raiders' lease for Coliseum gets final approval

Mar. 21, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Raiders have gotten final approval for their lease to remain in Oakland for at least one more season. The Oakland City Council voted Thursday to approve the lease for 2019 with an option for 2020. The Alameda Board of Supervisors had voted earlier in the week in favor of the...

Donny and Marie Osmond announce end of Las Vegas residency

Mar. 21, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donny and Marie Osmond say they will end their Las Vegas show later this year, concluding an 11-year run on the Strip. The brother-sister duo made the announcement during an appearance on "Good Morning America" on Thursday. Their final performance at the Flamingo Las Vegas is scheduled for...

Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney

Mar. 21, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — College basketball fans lined up at casinos and racetracks or furiously tapped smartphone screens Thursday to get down bets on March Madness, many in states where it is legal for the first time. Joe Palumbo of West Babylon, New York, traveled Thursday to the Borgata casino in...

Vegas Sands notifies SEC of settlement, no terms disclosed

Mar. 21, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino company Las Vegas Sands has notified federal regulators that it settled a 15-year breach-of-contract battle with a Hong Kong businessman, without disclosing terms. A notice posted Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission says only that Round Square Co. headed by Richard...