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  • Shooting on bus on Las Vegas strip kills 1, injures 1

    LAS VEGAS — Two people were shot, one fatally, on a bus on the Las Vegas Strip on Saturday, police spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said. Hadfield said the second person shot had minor injuries and was hospitalized. The male shooting suspect was barricaded on the bus and tactical teams and negotiators were on the scene on Las Vegas Boulevard, which was closed between Flamingo Road and Harmon Avenue. Police said the suspect surrendered late Saturday afternoon, and Las Vegas Boulevard […]

  • Watch video: Southern lights put on show for special flight

    An eight-hour flight that goes in a circle may sound like an airline debacle, but for the 134 passengers on the first-ever chartered flight to see the Southern Lights, it was all about the view. The so-called “Flight to the Lights” left from Dunedin, New Zealand, Thursday night, and after a few hours of chasing the Aurora Australis, returned early Friday morning. Brad Phipps, one of the passengers on board, shared a photo from the flight on Facebook showcasing the […]

  • Pig-masked man among suspects who hit Bellagio jewelry store in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS — At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas’ most luxurious hotels. The burglary prompted authorities to lock down parts of the swanky Bellagio Resort & Casino and sent panicked guests rushing outside. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Carlos Hank said the men were wearing suits and at least one had on a pig mask. Hank added authorities believe one of the men […]

  • Trump: Let Obamacare explode

    WASHINGTON — After he instructed Speaker Paul Ryan to pull the controversial health care repeal bill, President Donald Trump slammed Obamacare. “I’ve been saying for the last year and a half that the best thing we can do politically speaking is let Obamacare explode. It is exploding right now. It’s, many states have big problems. Almost all states have big problems. I was in Tennessee the other day and they’ve lost half of their state in terms of an insurer. […]

  • Private jet crashes into Georgia home

    COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A private plane crashed into a residence in an Atlanta suburb Friday night, but the people inside the home got out safely, authorities said. A Cessna Citation I aircraft went down about three miles northeast of Cobb County International Airport-McCollum Field, north of Atlanta, around 7:20 p.m. ET, the FAA said. The plane had been headed to Fulton County Airport, about 20 south of McCollum Field, the FAA said. The Cobb County Fire Department said the […]

  • ‘A sweet day’: Gummy bear giant Haribo to open first U.S. factory

    MADISON, Wis. – Move over, cheese curds. Gummy bears are coming to Wisconsin. German gummy maker Haribo announced on Thursday that it will open its first U.S. factory in the Badger State. The Kenosha County plant will create 400 jobs, according to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, and is scheduled to open in 2020. The project marks one of the largest investments from a foreign company in the state’s history, the governor’s office said. Walker thanked Haribo for choosing his state. […]

  • Ryan: Obamacare is the law of the land

    WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn’t get a vote. After a dramatic day on Capitol Hill, Ryan rushed from the White House to Capitol Hill to tell Trump he did not have the votes to pass the measure, the culmination of seven years of Republican efforts to eradicate President Barack Obama’s proudest […]

  • Trump unhappy Jared Kushner on Aspen ski slopes as health care bill floundered

    WASHINGTON — While the rest of his senior staff scrambled all day Thursday and Friday morning to squeeze votes for President Trump’s flailing health care package, one person remained notably absent: President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. He was in Colorado Along with this wife, Ivanka Trump, another key cog in the president’s inner circle, Kushner was on vacation, skiing with family in Aspen. Paparazzi caught Jared and Ivanka taking leisurely strolls, enjoying ice cream cones with their three kids and […]

  • Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Friday that his administration has approved the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration’s decision to block the controversial oil project. Speaking from the Oval Office, Trump officially announced the approval shortly after the State Department issued TransCanada’s permit, making good on one of his campaign promises. The approval greenlights the Canadian company to complete construction on the pipeline that will funnel crude oil from Canada to refineries on the Gulf Coast. “It’s a […]

  • Objections raised over White House photo of health care talks

    WASHINGTON — Democrats, women’s groups and liberals seized on a photo Thursday shared by Vice President Mike Pence of a meeting he attended with President Donald Trump and members of the House Freedom Caucus. Their gripe? The photo featured no women, even though lawmakers were discussing Republicans’ health reform proposal — and members of the House Freedom Caucus want to strip a requirement that health insurance plans cover essential benefits, including coverage for maternity services. “Appreciated joining @POTUS for meeting […]

  • GOP delays health care bill vote in House until Friday

    WASHINGTON — The House hopes to vote on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare on Friday morning after a day of drama and multiple high-level, tension-filled meetings, a White House official said. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have been lobbying members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus and also moderate Republicans in an attempt to reach the 216 votes they need to pass the bill. Republicans can’t lose more than 21 of their caucus and still pass […]

  • 8 arrested as police probe London attacker’s links

    LONDON — Police investigating the deadliest terror attack in central London in 12 years named the perpetrator Thursday as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood. As the inquiry into the atrocity gathered pace, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed the attacker was once linked to violent extremism. He was thought to have been inspired by Islamist ideology, she said. In an address to the House of Commons — reconvened less than a day after it was placed in lockdown as the […]