The United Nations Security Council on Saturday approved aid deliveries to Syria through one border crossing from Turkey, a day after its authorization for the six-year-long humanitarian operation ended, leaving millions of Syrian civilians in limbo.
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President Donald Trump is considering commuting Roger Stone’s sentence just days before his longtime friend and adviser is due to report to prison, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday.
Florida confirmed its place as an emerging epicenter of the COVID pandemic in the United States on Friday by reporting its second sharpest daily rise in cases, while Walt Disney Co. prepared to reopen its flagship theme park in Orlando to the chagrin of some employees.
“Star Wars” Stormtroopers enforced mask-wearing and Mickey Mouse waved from a distance on Saturday as Florida’s Walt Disney World opened to the public for the first time in four months amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will sign an executive order on immigration in the next few weeks with a road to citizenship for migrants who are in the United States illegally but arrived in the country as children.
Police in St. Louis, Missouri, searched the mansion of a couple who brandished guns at protesters marching outside their home last month in widely seen videos, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said.
Fay weakened to a tropical depression over southeastern New York state early on Saturday and was expected to become a post-tropical low pressure system later in the morning before dissipating on Sunday, the U.S National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
There were 837 new cases of the coronavirus reported on Saturday in Clark County, bringing the total to 22,286, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
Missouri AG on Reported McCloskey Search: Prosecutor Has ‘Record’ of ‘Politically-Motivated Decisions’
Under the state’s Castle Doctrine law, “an individual has really expansive authority to protect their own lives, their home, and their property.
Hong Kong’s opposition camp set up polling booths across the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday for primary elections aimed at selecting democracy candidates who stand the best chance of success in Legislative Council elections in September.
Elon Musk’s net worth soared past Warren Buffett on Friday as the chief executive officer of Tesla Inc
The U.S. State Department warned American citizens on Saturday to “exercise increased caution” in China due to heightened risk of arbitrary law enforcement including detention and a ban from exiting the country.
Two people have been hospitalized after a Saturday morning fire in the central Las Vegas Valley.
The proposed cuts to Nevada’s education budget are expected to disproportionately impact the state’s poor and minority students, and advocates and some lawmakers are pushing for the Legislature to find ways to keep those programs whole.
The new unified police force overseeing security at UNLV, the College of Southern Nevada, the Desert Research Institute and Nevada State College will create citizen review and advisory boards by the start of the fall semester.
A popular Las Vegas charter school is embroiled in a legal battle with its parent company, adding to the uncertainties facing the school’s more than 2,000 students and families heading into the new school year.
As Las Vegas officials seek to develop the city’s first urban central park, the City Council agreed this week to a necessary preliminary step: Purchasing the property of a bail bonds business for $2 million to clear the way for the plaza’s construction across from City Hall.
President Trump says he will be signing “a very major immigration bill” within the next month that provides a “road to citizenship” to the roughly 800,000 illegal aliens who are enrolled in former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
A Democracy Institute/Sunday Express poll released on Tuesday shows President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are tied in the 2020 presidential race.
Agents in the San Diego Border Patrol sector sent a newborn U.S. citizen to Mexico, according to a new administrative complaint to the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General.
This week, county supervisors weighed in on one of the biggest questions to plague this podcast (and host Scott Lewis, specifically): What are we gonna do about schools?!
A San Diego man who’s facing a nearly $10 million fine for spoofing political robocalls defended himself Friday by identifying some of the people who he says hired him.
Goya Foods Inc, the largest Hispanic-owned U.S. food company and a popular brand among Latino Americans, became the target of a boycott campaign on social media on Friday sparked by its CEO effusively praising President Donald Trump at the White House.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors await BlackRock earnings after blistering second quarter market rally
Investors will watch next week’s earnings from BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, for a snapshot of how the industry performed during the second quarter’s dramatic rebound in global financial markets.
District Court Judge Curtis DeLapp was renowned for his hair-trigger temper. Mispronounce his name, come to court a few seconds late, fail to rise as quickly as he’d like – no slight was too small to set him off.
Americans Are Bewildered by Patchwork of Social-Distancing Rules
California will release up to 8,000 inmates early from state prisons to slow the spread of COVID-19 inside facilities, state authorities said on Friday.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr designated Seth DuCharme as the new acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York on Friday.
The United States on Friday rolled back a 2002 restriction on exporting silencers that suppress the loud noise from gunfire, in a victory for U.S. firearms manufacturers.
New York City prosecutors are very likely to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns after a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but it may not happen before the Nov. 3 election if he argues in lower courts as expected that their request was too broad and made in bad faith, legal experts said.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Friday forcefully denied charges she lured underage girls so he could sexually abuse them, and said she deserves bail.
A campaign rally for President Donald Trump set for Saturday in New Hampshire has been postponed by a “week or two” because of a tropical storm off the East Coast, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told reporters on Friday.
An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for China to organise an investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus which sparked the pandemic, a spokeswoman said on Friday.
Freshly formed Tropical Storm Fay was expected to sweep across the heavily populated northeastern United States on Friday, bringing moderate to heavy rains and the potential for some flooding, the National Weather Service said.
The First Amendment of the Constitution guarantees every American the right to religious freedom, allowing us to practice our religion as we so choose.
Around 90 workers to be layed off
The 215 Beltway will be limited to one lane overnight between southbound Tropicana Avenue and Charleston Boulevard next week. Lanes will be closed nightly on Sunday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Clark County firefighters were called to a brush fire Friday morning near Royal Links Golf Club in east Las Vegas.
Three homicides investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department this year have gone unpublicized: the fatal stabbing of a 53-year-old, the body of a 52-year-old found in a desert lot, and the killing of a 50-year-old that police said was self-defense.
President Donald Trump on Friday said he had called on the U.S. Treasury Department to re-examine the tax-exempt status and funding for universities and school districts, following days of threats to cut federal education funding for schools that don’t reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump values loyalty but also enjoys theater, two characteristics that have Roger Stone sitting on pins and needles.
The new coronavirus is likely spreading through the air to some degree, the United States’ top infectious disease official said on Friday, one day after the World Health Organization changed its guidance on the ways the virus spreads.
The pandemic-driven debate about whether recent law school graduates should be allowed to start practicing without taking the California bar exam heated up this week, and even drew in a prominent state lawmaker from San Diego.
A Michigan town wants machines to speed up counting of absentee ballots. In Ohio, officials want to equip polling places so voters and poll workers feel safe from the coronavirus. Georgia officials, rattled by a chaotic election last month, want to send voters forms so they can request absentee ballots more easily.