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Some horse advocates buck at new plan to save wild mustangs

Apr. 25, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Animal welfare groups have reached a milestone agreement with ranching interests they say would save wild mustangs from slaughter but the compromise has opened a nasty split among horse protection advocates. The Humane Society of the United States and the American Society for the...

Nashville gets its chance to step up for NFL draft

Apr. 25, 2019 8:38 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Broadway in downtown Nashville is as lively a place as any in America. The Las Vegas Strip, Times Square and Bourbon Street have nothing on it. Particularly this week. For the first time, the NFL draft is in Music City, and even in the days leading up to Thursday night's opening...

Tahoe residents oppose new homes in path of wildfire danger

Apr. 25, 2019 6:14 AM EDT

RENO, Nevada (AP) — During her career as a flight attendant, Laura Haneveld had a checklist to remind her what to do in the event of a fire. "The most important thing on an airplane is fire, whether you are on the ground or whether you are up in the air," Haneveld said. "I'm very attuned to how quickly...

Japan father, son win release before US trial in Ponzi case

Apr. 24, 2019 10:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A father and son from Japan can be freed from federal custody to live with relatives in a rented Las Vegas apartment pending trial on fraud charges in what prosecutors call a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme, a judge decided Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Cam Ferenbach...

Tesla posts surprisingly large 1Q loss as sales slump 31%

Apr. 24, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk had prepped Wall Street for a first quarter loss but analysts were still stunned by its size: $702.1 million, among the company's worst quarters in the past two years. The net loss was more than double what analysts had predicted as Tesla's sales slumped 31% for the...

Sting on Las Vegas residency, new album and Juice WRLD

Apr. 24, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sin City? More like Sting City. Grammy-winning superstar Sting is heading to Las Vegas to launch a residency next year. Sixteen performances of "Sting: My Songs" will take place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, beginning May 22, 2020. Shows are also planned for June, August and...

New Jersey gov: We could be top US sports bet market by 2020

Apr. 24, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its governor said Wednesday. In the 10 months that New Jersey has allowed legal sports betting, gamblers have wagered more than $2.3 billion, a...

Correction: Zinke-Gold Mining Job story

Apr. 24, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — In an April 16 article on former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke taking a job with U.S. Gold Corp., The Associated Press erroneously reported that Zinke would receive up to $120,000 a year in expenses related to his consulting contract, citing a company filing with the U.S. Securities...

Democrat says he'll take Trump-like path to presidency

Apr. 24, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Andrew Yang understands he's unknown to much of America. But the political newcomer says he'll ride what seems like an improbable path to the White House just like President Donald Trump. Yang, an entrepreneur who is generating buzz with his signature proposal for universal basic...

Judge will consider Nevada bid to block plutonium shipping

Apr. 23, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two federal courts have expedited Nevada's bid to immediately block shipments of weapons-grade plutonium to the state and potentially force the Trump administration to remove some of the highly radioactive material it already has trucked from South Carolina to a site near Las Vegas. U.S....