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October 26, 2020 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States believes it killed seven senior leaders of al-Qaida in Syria in an airstrike last week as the leaders were meeting near Idlib, U.S. Central Command said Monday. A Central Command spokeswoman, Maj. Beth Riordan, said the strike was conducted Oct. 22. She did not...
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Drying trucks continue to dry the track in an attempt to get it ready for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race after morning rain prevented the 9 a.m. rescheduled start at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
October 26, 2020 - 4:25 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas was pushed back yet another day without drivers completing any more laps Monday. Eight hours after the race was scheduled to resume on a misty day with temperatures in the low 40s Fahrenheit (single digits Celsius), NASCAR...
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October 26, 2020 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday notified Congress of plans for a $2.37 billion sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan just hours after Beijing announced sanctions on U.S. defense contractors, including Boeing, the lead contractor on the Harpoon deal. “The United States...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Altoona-Blair County Airport, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, in Martinsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 26, 2020 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 6:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is celebrating the expected confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court as he campaigns in Pennsylvania during his third rally of the day. Trump asked a crowd of thousands...
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In this Sept. 16, 2020 file photo, Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Health Adm. Brett Giroir speaks at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on a "Review of Coronavirus Response Efforts" on Capitol Hill in Washington. A day after White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said “we’re not going to control the pandemic,” a top Trump administration health official says Americans have already proven they can do that through basic safeguards shown to work. “I think we can control the pandemic,” Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett Giroir said Monday on a call with reporters. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
October 26, 2020 - 11:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said “we’re not going to control the pandemic,” a top Trump administration health official said Monday that Americans have already proven they can do that through basic safeguards shown to work. “I think we can control the...
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Mitch Kelly
October 26, 2020 - 9:54 am
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak is scheduled to address the press regarding the state's COVID-19 response Monday afternoon.
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A Leeds United's assistant coach, name not available, wearing protective goggles and a mask, to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, helps players to warm up prior to the English Premier League soccer match between Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road ground in Leeds, England, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Martin Rickett/Pool via AP)
October 26, 2020 - 9:32 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Italian soccer club Reggiana says 21 players and six staff members have the coronavirus. The Serie B team’s coach and assistant coach and among those who have tested positive for COVID-19. Reggiana’s game against...
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Mitch Kelly
October 26, 2020 - 7:19 am
Southern Nevada residents were greeted on Monday morning by temperatures we haven't experienced since Monday. 40s!
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Businesswoman closing her business activity due to covid-19 lockdown. Owner with surgical mask close the doors of her store due to quarantine coronavirus damage.
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Mitch Kelly
October 26, 2020 - 6:58 am
While the public-health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is a huge concern, it’s important to pay attention to how the disease has affected the financial status of people in cities across the U.S. While the unemployment rate has been slowly improving as the country reopens, 12.6 million Americans...
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Mitch Kelly
October 26, 2020 - 5:10 am
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have identified the man who allegedly threw an infant to her death from an apartment balcony as 32-year-old Clarence Martin Jr.
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