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Martin's 3 lifts No. 10 Nevada over Boise State 72-71

Jan. 16, 2019 12:32 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nevada's Cody Martin hadn't hit a 3-pointer in a month, but that didn't stop him from taking a huge shot when his team needed it. Martin, last season's Mountain West defensive player of the year, hit a contested 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds remaining to lift No. 10 Nevada over Boise State...

The Latest: Santa Barbara County lifts evacuations

Jan. 15, 2019 10:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a series of California and Nevada storms (all times local): 7 p.m. Santa Barbara County, scene of a devastating fire and a deadly mudslide last year, has lifted mandatory evacuation orders that drove thousands of people from Montecito and surrounding areas. The city says a...

Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada

Jan. 15, 2019 7:53 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's bodyguard in confrontations with U.S land management agents became the last of 19 defendants from 11 states to be sentenced on Tuesday in an armed standoff nearly five years ago. Brian "Booda" Cavalier, 47, of Mesa, Arizona, was told he won't serve any more...

US gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules

Jan. 15, 2019 7:31 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Department of Justice will wait 90 days to implement a legal opinion that will affect online gambling. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday issued a memo saying the delay will allow businesses to adjust their operations. The legal opinion that became public Monday says a...

Manny Pacquiao talks about his career at breakfast

Jan. 15, 2019 6:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao can put away the food for a fighter who started off his career at 98 pounds. He showed that Monday when PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke joined him for breakfast at his Los Angeles home. What Pacquiao really wants to do, though, is put away Adrien...

APNewsBreak: New pen may allow sale of horses for slaughter

Jan. 15, 2019 6:00 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral for wild horses in Northern California, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter. The agency acknowledged in court filings in a potentially precedent-setting legal battle that it built the pen for...

Breakfast with Manny Pacquiao on a rainy day in LA

Jan. 15, 2019 5:26 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Breakfast at Manny Pacquiao's house began with a silent prayer, followed by more silence around the big dining room table as his massive entourage waited for the fighter to take the first bite. On the morning menu in the Hancock Park house were steaming plates of rice, topped with slices...

Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

Jan. 15, 2019 5:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and...

Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale

Jan. 15, 2019 4:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is for sale. Spilotro, who was portrayed by Joe Pesci in the 1995 film "Casino," and his wife, Nancy, were the original owners of the single-story ranch-style home east of the Las Vegas Strip. Built in 1974, the...

Justice Department opinion could threaten online gambling

Jan. 15, 2019 1:17 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice made public Monday could threaten the viability of online gambling that crosses state lines such as poker. The 23-page opinion interprets the federal Wire Act, which prohibits interstate wagering, to apply to any form of gambling that...