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Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Feb. 15, 2019 11:15 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it. Several routes to...

The Latest: Flood warning for California river cancelled

Feb. 15, 2019 10:05 PM EST

GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on storms hitting the West (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities have cancelled a flood warning for a Northern California community where a river fed by a fierce storm rose above flood stage. The National Weather Service issued the warning for an area near Guerneville...

Matthews scores twice, Maple Leafs beat Vegas 6-3

Feb. 15, 2019 1:49 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews registered his 100th career NHL point in Las Vegas. The third-year sensation notched another milestone Thursday night on the famed Las Vegas Strip. Matthews scored two goals, including the 100th of his career, to lead the Maple Leafs to a 6-3...

Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

Feb. 14, 2019 10:44 PM EST

SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year. At least two people died as the powerful system...

MGM CEO: Feds' Wire Act opinion is perplexing, unenforceable

Feb. 13, 2019 9:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairman and chief executive officer of casino operator MGM Resorts International on Wednesday decried a U.S. Department of Justice opinion that is threatening the viability of online gambling and also blamed the recent partial government shutdown for fewer Las Vegas visitors during...

New storm brings more rain and snow to the West

Feb. 13, 2019 8:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More rain, snow and wind hit the West on Wednesday, flooding roads, toppling trees and cutting power while raising threats of debris flows from wildfire scars. The tempest, aimed at California and southern Oregon and barreling toward Nevada, was feeding on a deep plume of moisture...

Vegas prosecutors say tech billionaire facing drug charges

Feb. 13, 2019 6:25 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A billionaire California tech mogul who funds "Marsy's Law" crime victim rights campaigns nationwide was hit Wednesday with felony drug charges following his arrest last summer in a Las Vegas hotel suite with what police said were briefcases full of drugs. Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry...

Double duty: Senators juggle presidential bids and day jobs

Feb. 13, 2019 5:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off jumping into the 2020 presidential race, Sen. Elizabeth Warren had plans to meet voters in Las Vegas. The only problem: a government shutdown roiling Washington. The Massachusetts Democrat had to decide whether to keep her plans last month in a critical early voting state or...

The Latest: Arias accused of misconduct in Reno in 1998

Feb. 13, 2019 5:47 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on accusations of sexual misconduct against former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias (all times local): 1 p.m. The longtime director of the international center at the University of Nevada in Reno is the sixth woman to accuse Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican...

Nevada woman is the 6th to accuse Arias of sexual misconduct

Feb. 13, 2019 5:44 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The longtime director of the international center at the University of Nevada in Reno is the latest woman to accuse Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct. Carina Black said in interviews this week that Arias boxed her in against a wall...