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UFC 216 fighters react to the mass shooting in Las Vegas

Some UFC 216 fighters hadn’t arrived in Las Vegas, others were already in town when the mass shooting took place on Sunday night on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas casinos focus on protecting profits, not spotting threats, experts say

In the shadow of the worst mass shooting in modern history, Las Vegas is hosting the world’s largest gaming convention with nearly 150 panels. But of the handful of speakers slated to address security concerns at the Global Gaming Expo this week, nearly all are focused on protecting casinos from dangers such as cyber threats, frivolous lawsuits and scams.

 
Drug given to Paddock calms some, provokes others, experts say

Diazepam, the anti-anxiety medicine prescribed for Las Vegas gunman less than four months before the mass shooting, has a deserved reputation as a Jekyll-and-Hyde drug, calming some and causing others to become more aggressive.

Las Vegas police officer hailed as hero after Strip shooting

Casey Clarkson, a 32-year-old Las Vegas police officer who was injured at the Route 91 country music festival, was seated Wednesday next to first lady Melania Trump at a news conference inside police headquarters.

 
First Route 91 emergency responders recount triage

Before the 32nd-floor window of Mandalay Bay was obliterated, the night hadn’t been particularly eventful for Glen Simpson, an emergency medical responder. That was before 64-year-old Stephen Paddock fired an automatic-style rifle into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers Sunday.

Even in tragedy, a uniquely Las Vegas event to remember

Frank Marino’s home, and his beautiful pool out back, was the stage for filming of a TV series set to run in the U.K. titled “Last Laugh in Vegas.”

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