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The Supreme Court appears torn about a Trump-era ban on a gun accessory known as bump stocks

Feb. 28, 2024 15:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared torn Wednesday about a challenge to a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, a gun accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns and was used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The high court...

How gun accessories called bump stocks ended up before the U.S. Supreme Court

Feb. 28, 2024 13:55 PM EST

When gun accessories known as bump stocks first hit the market more than a decade ago, the U.S. government initially concluded the devices did not violate federal law despite enabling semi-automatic weapons to spray bullets at the rapid-fire rate of a machine gun. That changed after...

Southwest Gas: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 08:21 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — LAS VEGAS (AP) — Southwest Gas Corp. (SWX) on Wednesday reported net income of $72.9 million in its fourth quarter. The Las Vegas-based company said it had profit of $1.01 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.13 per share. ...

Rimini Street: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 07:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rimini Street, Inc. (RMNI) on Wednesday reported profit of $9.4 million in its fourth quarter. The Las Vegas-based company said it had profit of 10 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expense, came to 19...

Knights top Maple Leafs 6-2, snapping Toronto's 7-game win streak

Feb. 27, 2024 23:56 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and an assist, William Karlsson had a goal and an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Maple Leafs 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap Toronto’s seven-game winning streak. Ivan Barbashev and Mason Morelli scored just over three...

Probe of newly found phone threat to slain Vegas journalist might delay trial of ex-elected official

Feb. 27, 2024 17:31 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A voicemail threat by an unidentified person to a Las Vegas investigative journalist seven months before he was killed in September 2022 emerged Tuesday as a potential delay for the upcoming murder trial of a former elected official. A prosecutor told the Nevada...

Light & Wonder: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 16:45 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — LAS VEGAS (AP) — Light & Wonder, Inc. (LNW) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $66 million. The Las Vegas-based company said it had profit of 73 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average...

AUTO RACING: Suarez wins at Atlanta by an eyelash while Verstappen hopes to start four-peat in F1

Feb. 27, 2024 08:51 AM EST

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube Site: Las Vegas. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 2:05 p.m., and qualifying, 2:50; Sunday, race, 3:30 p.m. (FOX). Track: Las Vegas Motor Speedway. ...

Devin Haney and Ryan Garcia will fight for a title. Even the boxers seem surprised it's in New York

Feb. 26, 2024 17:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Garcia wanted his fans to know his title fight against super lightweight champion Devin Haney belonged on boxing's biggest stage. “This is a MGM Vegas fight, doing everything we can to bring this to Vegas and giving this fight what it deserves!!!” he wrote...

Suarez takes aim on NASCAR Cup Series championship run following important win in Atlanta

Feb. 26, 2024 16:12 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Daniel Suarez knows he will return to Atlanta Motor Speedway as a playoff contender on Sept. 8. Suarez also can count on retaining his spot on Trackhouse Racing's team when the NASCAR Cup Series makes its 2025 stops in Atlanta. The popular driver from Monterrey,...