Miranda Du, who came to the United States in childhood as a Vietnamese refugee, took a step Tuesday toward becoming a U.S. District Court judge in Nevada. Sixteen members of Du’s family dotted the audience as she was questioned at a confirmation hearing by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
A 37-year-old California man was arrested Monday night at a resort on the Strip after traveling to Las Vegas with a 16-year-old girl who had been reported missing by her mother about seven hours earlier.
The defense rested its case today in the trial of a Navy SEAL Nicholas Bickle, accused of bringing weapons into the country from Iraq and conspiring with others to sell them. A fellow SEAL testified that the suggestion that a SEAL could bypass customs inspections and sneak so-called “war trophies” into the country “would be laughable if the implications weren’t so serious.”