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A Big Tax Announcement Is Coming

President Donald Trump is meeting with Republicans and Democrats from the House tax-writing committee as he plans a "big announcement" on Wednesday on his tax overhaul proposal. The president says at the White House that he and congressional leaders will be releasing a "very comprehensive, very detailed report" that will offer a framework on his…

Puerto Rico Still Suffering

Supermarkets are gradually re-opening in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. But many customers are going home disappointed as the island struggles to get back to normal. Most food stores and restaurants remain closed. That's largely because power is out for most of the island and few have generators or enough diesel to power them. The few that…

Raiders Negotiating To Stay In Oakland Through 2020

Are the Raiders planning to stay in Oakland for the 2020 season as well? They are negotiating to keep playing in the Alameda County Coliseum through 2020, meaning they would not move to Las Vegas until the 2021 season. Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak believes the Raiders are just trying to cover all their…

Wildfire Burns In Orange County, California

A powerful wildfire swept through the well-populated suburban canyons of Southern California, creeping up to the edges of homes and down to the shoulder of a major freeway. But fast-moving firefighters were able to beat back the blaze burning in Corona, Anaheim and Chino Hills. They kept damage to a minimum as over 1,000 people…

Murder Case Witness Hit By Car Outside Courthouse

Police say a crash involving a witness in a murder case who was struck by a car on a sidewalk outside a Las Vegas courthouse was an intentional act. Las Vegas police Capt. Andrew Walsh said Monday the victim knows and described the driver of the cream-colored Cadillac sedan that hit her and drove away.…

Construction Worker Dies After Fall

A construction worker at a southern Las Vegas job site has died following a 20-foot fall. The worker appears to have died upon impact Monday morning. The Clark County fire department says the worker had been sandblasting pipes in the area. The worker then returned and fell at least 20 feet down into a hole.…

N. Korean Diplomat Say Trump Has "Declared War"

North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that a weekend tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump was a “declaration of war” and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace. It was the latest escalation in a week of undiplomatic exchanges between North Korea and the U.S. during…

Anthony Weiner Sentenced

Anthony Weiner must report to prison by Nov. 6 to begin serving his 21-month sentence for sexting with a 15-year-old girl. As his sentence was announced Monday, the former Democratic congressman from New York dropped his head into his hand and wept, then stared straight ahead. After the hearing ended and Judge Denise Cote left…

Middle Eastern Airlines Aware Of New Travel Restrictions

The three major long-haul airlines of the Gulf say they are aware of the new travel restrictions implemented by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration. Dubai-based Emirates said in a statement to The Associated Press: "With regards to entry requirements for travel to/from the USA, Emirates continues to take guidance provided to us by the U.S.…

Person Shot By Metro Officer At UMC

A man in police custody inside a Las Vegas hospital was fatally shot by an officer while the man was pointing a stun gun at a nurse. Police Capt. Kelly McMahill said Monday the unidentified man was taken to the hospital and put in a room in the hospital’s emergency room because he was too…