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Moses leads No. 21 UCLA to 95-58 rout of Saint Francis (Pa.)

Nov. 17, 2018 2:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a tale of two halves for No. 20 UCLA. Moses Brown was dominant in both. The 7-foot-1 freshman had 23 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks to help the Bruins pull away from Saint Francis of Pennsylvania for a 95-58 victory on Friday night. "I wish I had him longer than what I'm...

No. 6 Nevada dominates Little Rock, 87-59

Nov. 17, 2018 1:28 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caleb Martin scored 19 points, Jordan Caroline had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Little Rock 87-59 on Friday night. Nevada never trailed, carrying a 20-point advantage into halftime. The Wolf Pack (3-0) shot 53 percent from the field and outrebounded the Trojans 43-36....

Cal-Stanford Big Game postponed because of wildfire smoke

Nov. 16, 2018 9:20 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The annual Big Game between Stanford and California scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks because of the unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area from a wildfire some 150 miles to the north. Cal announced Friday that the game would be played Dec. 1 with a noon kickoff at...

300K visitors expected in Las Vegas for Thanksgiving

Nov. 16, 2018 8:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials expect 300,000 people to visit Las Vegas for Thanksgiving. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Friday said those visitors will spend roughly $226 million between Wednesday and Nov. 24. More than 91 percent of the destination's 147,600 hotel rooms will be...

Google approved to build $600M data center in Henderson

Nov. 16, 2018 6:32 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Google has received the go-ahead to build a $600 million data center in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson. The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development approved Thursday about $25 million in tax abatements over a 20-year period for Design LLC, a subsidiary of Google. Officials say...

Nevada regulators approve deal with sports books operator

Nov. 16, 2018 6:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators have approved a $2 million offer to settle a complaint with a troubled sports books operator that acknowledged taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts. The Nevada Gaming Commission agreed on Thursday to let CG Technology pay a $1.75 million fine to the...

Ethics panel rebukes lawmakers in harassment cases

Nov. 16, 2018 5:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee said Friday that Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada made persistent and unwanted advances toward three women who were required to interact with him as part of their job. Kihuen is serving his first term and announced he would not seek re-election after the...

Trump honors GOP donor, 6 others with presidential award

Nov. 16, 2018 5:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday recognized a major Republican Party donor and six other "extraordinary Americans" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the nation reserves for a civilian. Individuals who make "outstanding contributions to American life and culture"...

DuPont OKs $10.5M payment for shuttered Iowa ethanol plant

Nov. 16, 2018 4:57 PM EST

NEVADA, Iowa (AP) — DuPont has agreed to repay Iowa $10.5 million in incentives it received. The news of the settlement come a year after the company announced it was seeking a buyer for its 30-million gallon, $400 million cellulosic ethanol plant in central Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports that the...

Annual Las Vegas homeless aid event set at new facility

Nov. 16, 2018 3:29 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An annual one-day homeless aid event hosted by public agencies, faith organizations and advocacy groups is being held this year at a new location in Las Vegas. The free event called Project Homeless Connect has in the past put about 3,000 homeless and at-risk people together with some 600...