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George H.W. Bush, 41st president of US, dies at 94

George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.

Inmates claim Las Vegas prison is rife with inhumane conditions

Behind the barbed wire and concrete walls, Margaret Rudin claims systemic abuse at the hands of prison guards and medical staff, including a botched eye surgery that seriously impaired her vision.

BLM rejects massive wind farm along California-Nevada border

The project by a Sweden-based energy company would have built more than 200 turbines, each the height of a skyscraper, along a 22-mile stretch of desert west of Searchlight.

Nevada lawmakers lay out plans for 2019 health bills

Legislators bemoaned the gaps in Nevada’s health care system, but didn’t present specific plans for a fix at a panel discussion in Las Vegas on Friday.

Nevada treasurer Schwartz touts accomplishments in office

Outgoing Nevada Treasurer Dan Schwartz will leave office with whopping gains in state investments and returns, but the outspoken Republican warned his successor of looming debts — including the “unrealistic” Raiders stadium.

US, Canada, Mexico sign new trade agreement at G20 summit

President Donald Trump joined the leaders of Canada and Mexico at a global meeting in Argentina on Friday to sign a revised North American trade pact, fulfilling a longstanding political promise with a deal he celebrated as a “groundbreaking achievement.”

Lawyers fight over House subpoena for former FBI director Comey

James Comey’s lawyer urged a judge Friday to block a subpoena requiring that the former FBI director submit to a private interview before a House panel, arguing that Republican lawmakers want to take shots in a “dark alley.”

US, Nevada rates of kids without health insurance increase

After hitting all-time low of 4.7 percent in 2016, the rate of uninsured children nationwide ticked back up for the first time in a decade in 2017 to 5 percent, a report by Georgetown University shows. Nevada’s rate climbed to 8 percent.

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