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US investigators provide data on the helicopter crash that killed 6, including a Nigerian bank CEO

Feb. 24, 2024 13:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A helicopter that was carrying the CEO of one of Nigeria’s largest banks and five others left a shallow crater and a trail of debris when it crashed in Southern California’s Mojave Desert earlier this month, according to investigators with the National Transportation Safety...

Embattled superintendent overseeing Las Vegas-area public schools steps down

Feb. 23, 2024 20:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The embattled superintendent overseeing public schools in the Las Vegas area stepped down Friday after more than five years at the helm of the nation's fifth-largest school district. School board members in Clark County voted 5-2 Thursday evening to accept...

Judge to hold hearing Monday considering detention of ex-FBI source accused of lying about Bidens

Feb. 23, 2024 15:39 PM EST

A federal judge in California will consider whether a former FBI informant charged with lying about a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden’s family must remain behind bars while he awaits trial after prosecutors pushed to have him locked up over fears that he would...

At 79, Rod Stewart shows no signs of slowing down, with a new swing album with Jools Holland

Feb. 23, 2024 10:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Rod Stewart will not be slowed. At 79, he continues full-throttle with a busy year. Highlights in 2024 include his 200th show at his Las Vegas residency, an ongoing world tour and a new swing album. “Swing Fever” is a collaboration with Jools...

Matthews scores again and Domi has 2 goals as Maple Leafs beat Golden Knights 7-3

Feb. 23, 2024 01:31 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Auston Matthews scored again to continue his sizzling surge, Max Domi had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Vegas Golden Knights 7-3 on Thursday night for their sixth straight win. “We've played good hockey over the course of the season, but we...

Doncic scores 41 points, pairs with Irving to help Mavs beat Suns 123-113 for 7th straight victory

Feb. 22, 2024 23:14 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The longest winning streak of the season for the Dallas Mavericks coincides with a tie for the longest stretch of games together for the star pairing of Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving. Doncic scored 41 points, Irving had 29 and the Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns...

HIV/AIDS activist Hydeia Broadbent, known for her inspirational talks as a young child, dies at 39

Feb. 22, 2024 21:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hydeia Broadbent, the HIV/AIDS activist who came to national prominence in the 1990s as a young child for her inspirational talks to reduce the stigma surrounding the virus she was born with, has died. She was 39. Broadbent's father announced on Facebook that she...

Ex-FBI source accused of lying about Bidens and having Russian contacts is returned to US custody

Feb. 22, 2024 20:55 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former FBI informant who claims to have links to Russian intelligence and is charged with lying about a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden's family was again taken into custody Thursday in Las Vegas, two days after a judge released him. ...

Ex-FBI informant accused of lying about President Joe Biden and his son Hunter has been re-arrested, defense lawyer says

Feb. 22, 2024 17:41 PM EST
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ex-FBI informant accused of lying about President Joe Biden and his son Hunter has been re-arrested, defense lawyer says.

A man accused of stabbing another passenger on a Seattle to Las Vegas flight charged with assault

Feb. 22, 2024 17:39 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who witnesses say stabbed another passenger on an airline flight and told authorities he intended to kill the victim has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. The man made an improvised weapon by wrapping rubber bands around several pens. ...