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 2021-07-23 13:48 

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Cleveland Indians announce new team name...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's baseball team is changing its name from Indians to Guardians. The Major League Baseball team announced it planned to change the team's name in December 2020. The team has been named the Indians since 1915 when th...

 2021-07-23 13:42 

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New York Film Festival to open with Joel Coen's 'The Tragedy of Macbeth'...

Joel Coen's "The Tragedy of Macbeth" starring Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington will have its world premiere on opening night of the New York Film Festival, organizers said Thursday. The 59th edition of the festival kicks off Sept. 24. W...

 2021-07-23 13:35 

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Manga featured in opening ceremony for Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics stepped into the world of Japanese comics and graphic novels when manga was featured prominently in the opening ceremony on Friday. The placards for the country names for the parade of athletes used ma...

 2021-07-23 13:29 

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Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games...

TOKYO (AP) — The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics were greeted by a few familiar notes Friday night. Those video game songs get stuck in your head. Natalia Santos of Angola, carry her country's flag during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadi...

 2021-07-23 13:24 

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Assassinated Haitian president's hometown holds funeral amid violence...

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — The hometown of slain Haitian President Jovenel Mose received his body on Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security following violent protests and fears of political volatility in the Caribbean nation....

 2021-07-23 13:11 

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Woman accused of killing her two children extradited to Henderson...

The woman accused of killing her two young children in their Henderson home has been extradited from northwest Arizona. Jovan Trevino, 33, was booked into Henderson Detention Center Thursday night, according to online records. A court date has not yet bee...

 2021-07-23 12:59 

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At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin...

TOKYO (AP) — About 100 of the 613 U. S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated, the U. S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said hours before Friday night's opening ceremony. Medical director Jonathan F...

 2021-07-23 12:43 

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Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?...

Q: Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising? A: It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the virus from spreading to others who aren't protected. ________________. ...

 2021-07-23 12:36 

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Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking...

When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over church doctrine and priestly celibacy. With few U. S....

 2021-07-23 12:26 

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As Delta cases rise, mask mandates could discourage new vaccinations, says doctor...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - The White House says it will wait for the CDC to change guidelines before making any decisions to urge vaccinated Americans to mask back up, as Delta variant cases are starting to rise. "I think some local areas are going to," s...

 2021-07-23 12:18 

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Two critically endangered Sumatran tiger cubs born at Oregon safari park...

WINSTON, Ore. (KPIC) — Wildlife Safari in Oregon "is once again making headlines in big cat conservation," the organization said as it welcomed two critically endangered Sumatran tiger cubs this past week. Caption: KVAL. "This past Sunda...

 2021-07-23 12:07 

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Pandemic impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eruption of COVID-19 last year caused the proportion of people working from home in the U. S. to nearly double, with the shift most pronounced among college graduates and workers in such fields as finance and professional servic...

 2021-07-23 12:04 

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Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze...

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten hom...

 2021-07-23 11:47 

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Hillsdale College's 1776 curriculum focuses on 'evidence,' says assistant provost...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Hillsdale College in Michigan has launched a new free curriculum described as a "corrective agent against identity politics and critical race theory. ""We live at a time right now where the very foundation of our nation is b...

 2021-07-23 11:10 

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As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?...

TOKYO (AP) — Disputed, locked down and running a year late, the Tokyo Games begin at last on Friday night, a multinational showcase of the finest athletes of a world fragmented by disease — and an event steeped in the political and medical bag...

 2021-07-23 06:14 

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"Protect our economy, get the vaccine" Gov. Sisolak pleads for Nevadans to get the shot...

Across Southern Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak preaching and pleading for Nevadans to do one thing: Get the shot. "This isn't fake news," he said. "It's not something that is fabricated, it's the truth. "Today, the Governor alon...

 2021-07-23 05:45 

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Metro Police Sergeant recovering after battle with COVID-19...

A Metro PoliceSergeant is opening up about his battle with COVID. He says he did not take the vaccine or masking up seriously before testing positive last month. RELATED:Federal government providing COVID surge teams to southern Nevada amid rising casesSe...

 2021-07-23 05:34 

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Raiders tight end Darrenn Waller hosts football camp for group of local kids...

A group of local kids got a taste of what it's like to train like a Las Vegas Raider. Raiders tight end, Darrenn Waller, hosted a football camp this afternoon. RELATED:Vegas Golden Knights unveil 2021 schedule. 100 boys and girls were selected from co...

 2021-07-23 05:34 

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Raiders tight end Darrenn Waller hosts football camp for group of local kids...

A group of local kids got a taste of what it's like to train like a Las Vegas Raider. Raiders tight end, Darrenn Waller, hosted a football camp this afternoon. RELATED:Vegas Golden Knights unveil 2021 schedule. 100 boys and girls were selected from co...

 2021-07-23 05:26 

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Strong afternoon storm leads to electricity outages, other damages around the valley...

The rough weather snapped powerlines and knocked out power to thousands across the Las Vegas valley. At last check, there are still around 700 customers without power. RELATED:Las Vegas police responding to multiple weather-related incidents. Thankfully, ...

 2021-07-23 05:26 

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Strong afternoon storm leads to electricity outages, other damages around the valley...

The rough weather snapped powerlines and knocked out power to thousands across the Las Vegas valley. At last check, there are still around 700 customers without power. RELATED:Las Vegas police responding to multiple weather-related incidents. Thankfully, ...

 2021-07-23 03:18 

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Full Sportscast: VGK schedule released, Williams ready to write new ending to UNLV career...

The 2021-22 schedule for the Vegas Golden Knights is officially out and they open the season at home on October 12 vs. the Seattle Kraken. The NFL further bolstered their stance on player vaccinations on Thursday, telling clubs that they will not extend t...

 2021-07-23 02:58 

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FlyOver Las Vegas host job fair July 23...

FlyOver Las Vegas is looking to hire more than a hundred people/ This includes flight guides, ride operators, and ticketing agents. RELATED:Fremont Street Experience hosting job fair July 28. The attraction will take guests on a multi-sensory adventure ov...

 2021-07-23 02:47 

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The 9th annual Fill The Bus event...

News 3 teamed up with the community in schools of Nevada for the event. At last check, the drive packed six vans full of supplies. It took place at Sam's Club off 215 and Rainbow. ,From folders and backpacks to hygiene items and undergarments, the sup...

 2021-07-23 02:41 

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Effort to fund racially diverse climate groups gets momentum...

Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations are gaining momentum, with one group's push for transparency from the nation's top climate donors drawing big-name support....

 2021-07-23 02:32 

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The Animal Foundation host 'Adopt-A-Palooza' event, waiving all pet fees through July 31...

The Animal Foundation announced a new event aimed at families looking to add a new furry family member. On Friday and Saturday, July 23 and 24, The Animal Foundation will be waiving adoption fees for all pets. The event, known as adopt-a-palooza, will als...

 2021-07-23 02:26 

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Mother thanks Virginia officer who helped her son during mental health crisis...

AMHERST, Va. (WSET) — A mother in Amherst County, Virginia gave thanks to a Town of Amherst police officer who helped her son through a mental health crisis. "It's better to say breast cancer, testicle cancer or anything, except mental illne...

 2021-07-23 02:04 

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College coaches working to learn NIL impact on recruiting...

CHARLOTTE, N. C. (AP) — Devin Leary can only imagine what it's like being a high school recruit in the era of college athletes finally being able to profit from their fame. North Carolina State's fourth-year quarterback figures there will be...

 2021-07-23 01:52 

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COVID and kids: raising concern over mystery syndrome increasing in children...

As cases of covid in kids continue to rise, medical experts are also ringing the alarm about a mystery syndrome also increasing in children exposed to the virus. This illness, still baffling doctors on its connection to COVID, is called multisystem inflam...

 2021-07-23 01:41 

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Vaccination clinics are attracting federal attention...

When organizers scheduled a pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinic at Sherman Gardens housing project, they had no idea the attention it would receive. A visit from U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Nevada Governor Ste...

 2021-07-23 01:40 

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Crafty cockatoos master dumpster diving and teach each other...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but ornithologist Richard Major was impressed by the ingenuity. It's quite a feat for a bird to ...

 2021-07-23 01:24 

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Hemingway Look-Alike Contest returns to Florida Keys...

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The 40th edition of an Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest opened Thursday night at an iconic Key West bar once frequented by the author, marking the return of a contest canceled last year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Some 70...

 2021-07-23 01:06 

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Senate bill bolsters security for critical infrastructure...

WASHINGTON (SBG) — A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Thursday to fortify the federal government's defense against cyberattacks. The bill is sponsored by leaders of the Senate committees on intelligence and homeland security, inclu...

 2021-07-23 00:49 

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Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network...

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides on the Lyft network. The service using Ford vehicles and a driving system developed by Pittsburgh-...

 2021-07-23 00:38 

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Chicago schools requiring masks when schools reopen in fall...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday its students, teachers and staff will be required to wear masks indoors when they return to classrooms in August. In a letter to parents, Chief Executive Officer Jos Torres said the policy is ...

 2021-07-23 00:35 

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Toddler smiles in delight at cardboard cutout of Simone Biles in viral video...

Young people tell us all the time how important it is the people they see on TV are a reflection of them. It's called representation, and it matters. Proof of that comes in the smile of a toddler named Sophia that has now gone viral and caught the att...

 2021-07-23 00:32 

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HHS Secretary comes to Las Vegas to see vaccine effort...

We're at a pop-up vaccine clinic at Sherman Gardens, in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, in the middle of a community that needs more convincing vaccines to work. And it's here the governor came, along with Health and Human Services Secretary Xavi...

 2021-07-23 00:20 

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Southwest, American post 2Q profits as air travel picks up...

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both posted second-quarter profits on Thursday thanks to generous federal pandemic relief that covers most of their labor costs. The reports on Thursday underscored the progress that airlines ar...

 2021-07-22 23:53 

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dgar Ramrez: 'I have family members dying of COVID'...

NEW YORK (AP) — dgar Ramrez wants people to understand that although the world is starting to come out of the pandemic, the fight is not yet over. The Venezuelan actor told The Associated Press on Wednesday that his own family is suffering gravely b...

 2021-07-22 23:50 

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Smith, Carlos, Berry demand change in Olympic protest rule...

TOKYO (AP) — Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Gwen Berry are among the more than 150 athletes, educators and activists who signed a letter Thursday urging the IOC not to punish participants who demonstrate at the Tokyo Games. The five-page letter, publ...

 2021-07-22 23:33 

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Suspect who threat a local woman through Ring camera, arrested Thursday morning...

A man who was seen making violent threats towards a woman through her Ring camera has been arrested. According to police, on July 21, at around 8:38 PM, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to a home located on the 1200 block of South 6t...

 2021-07-22 23:30 

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Jets assistant Knapp dies of injuries from bicycle accident...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp died Thursday of injuries suffered in a bicycle accident near his home in California last Saturday. He was 58. Knapp's family released a statement through the team that the longtime NFL as...

 2021-07-22 23:15 

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Capitol Police have new chief after Jan. 6 insurrection...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former police chief in Maryland and Virginia, J. Thomas Manger, is the new chief of the U. S. Capitol Police, congressional officials announced Thursday. Manger will take charge of the department in the aftermath of the violent J...

 2021-07-22 23:13 

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GOP's vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the shots as a new, more contagious variant sends caseloads soaring. But after months of igno...

 2021-07-22 23:10 

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Las Vegas police responding to multiple weather-related incidents...

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says they are responding to multiple weather-related incidents. LVMPD is out nearBroadbent and Russell and also Boulder Highway and Desert Horizon. Police say there is major flooding and multiple powerlines are...

 2021-07-22 22:54 

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Eilish concert film coming; Rockettes return for holiday...

A look at what's happening the world of music as artists announce their touring plans and concert venues plan their reopenings after being shuttered by the pandemic. BILLIE'S POST-ALBUM CONCERTThe Billie Eilish concert film "Happier than Ever:...

 2021-07-22 22:51 

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California's recall ballot is set, but GOP strategy isn't...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's recall ballot is finally set, but the Republican party is still determining its best strategy for winning the governor's office in one of the nation's most Democratic states. With less than a month ...

 2021-07-22 22:19 

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Delta variant, breakthrough infections complicate messaging on mask use...

The White House is in a difficult position of potentially back-peddling its public health message after reports came out that administration officials have started discussing new mask recommendations in response to the spike in U. S. coronavirus cases. Th...

 2021-07-22 22:18 

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Brother of Miami condo victim heartbroken but not hopeless...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — He has given his DNA, talks frequently with the medical examiner and search team, and even reluctantly visited the site of the collapsed Surfside, Fla. condo, to see for himself what is being done to find his big sister....

 2021-07-22 22:16 

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US officials seek to know if 3rd dose helps some...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials signaled Thursday they're hunting ways to quickly learn if a third COVID-19 vaccine dose might better protect organ transplant recipients and other patients with weak immune systems. While the vaccines ...

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