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COMMENTARY: Harry Reid calls Trump ‘amoral’ — and he should know

The gift that keeps on giving to President Donald Trump is that his fiercest critics on the left are no paragons.

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Tenn. senator supports Yucca Mountain for nuclear waste storage

Sen. Lamar Alexander will again serve as chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on energy and said this week that the 30-year impasse on storing nuclear waste from power plants should be addressed in this Congress.

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California jury strips logo from Mongols motorcycle gang

Federal prosecutors say a California jury has decided the Mongols motorcycle gang should be stripped of its trademarked logo.

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Suspended Addison Russell, Cubs agree at $3.4M, $200k raise

Suspended shortstop Addison Russell and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $3.4 million, one-year contract, a relatively small $200,000 raise for a player whose relationship with the team appeared strained after a domestic violence suspension.

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UNLV has no interest in ex-Bishop Gorman star QB Tate Martell

Former Bishop Gorman star quarterback Tate Martell concluded his redshirt freshman season at Ohio State by entering the NCAA’s transfer portal, but he has not been contacted by UNLV, a person familiar with the situation said.

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‘90 Day Fiance’ star arrested in Las Vegas on domestic battery charge

It was the third arrest on domestic-violence charges for Larissa Dos Santos Lima, 32, who appeared in the sixth season of the TLC reality show, in the past year in Las Vegas.

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Castaways was imploded 13 years ago in Las Vegas — PHOTO ARCHIVE

The Castaways Hotel and Casino was imploded 13 years ago today on Jan. 11, 2006. Castaways, formerly known as the Showboat, officially closed its doors on Jan. 29, 2004.

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Cardinals hire ex-Broncos coach Vance Joseph as DC

Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury’s staff.

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Bruins’ Rick Nash retires at 34 due to effects of concussion

Rick Nash has decided to retire at 34 because of unresolved symptoms from a concussion he suffered in March.

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Jury finds Texas couple guilty of enslaving woman for 16 years

A federal jury has found a suburban North Texas couple guilty of enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years.

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Utah teenager crashes car trying ‘Bird Box’ blindfold challenge

Police say a Utah teenager crashed into another car when she covered her eyes as part of the so-called “Bird Box Challenge.”

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Arizona nature park provides haven for neglected animals

Keepers of the Wild Nature Park is a nonprofit organization providing a safe haven for indigenous and exotic animals that have been abandoned, neglected or abused.

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‘Sopranos’ prequel star reveals ‘Many Saints of Newark’ details

The star of the upcoming “The Sopranos” prequel says a young Tony Soprano will be a part of the film — but had good reason to be careful about how much else he revealed about “The Many Saints of Newark.”

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Nevada’s state engineer retires, leaving controversies to successor

During his eight years on the job, Jason King banned new residential wells in Pahrump, blocked water for the Coyote Springs master-planned community and twice ruled on controversial plans to pipe groundwater to Las Vegas.

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Authorities arrest suspect in Las Vegas manicurist’s death

Krystal Whipple, the sole suspect in the killing of a nail salon manager over a $35 manicure, was arrested early Friday in Arizona.

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CCSD superintendent highlights district’s struggles in address

The new leader of the Clark County School District isn’t resting on his laurels, highlighting a range of issues in his first State of the Schools address that the district must tackle in order to become the most-improved district in the country.

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Italian soccer coach says Ronaldo ‘calm’ amid Las Vegas rape case

Cristiano Ronaldo is “very calm” amid the latest developments in a case of alleged rape involving an American woman, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said Friday.

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Arches, Canyonlands national parks visitor centers reopening

Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah are reopening visitor centers that have been closed due to the nearly 3-week-old federal government’s partial shutdown.

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Bill to assure back pay for federal workers goes to Trump

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government and deprived hundreds of thousands of workers of their salaries.

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