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KVVU Las Vegas

1 person killed in crash near Mesquite
KVVU Las Vegas
Trooper Loy Hixson with Nevada Highway Patrol said a crash occurred at 1:11 p.m. Sunday on I-15 and mile marker 122. A car was traveling in the northbound lanes and crossed the center divider onto southbound I-15 causing a head on collision with a semi ...
1 dead after head-on crash on I-15 in MesquiteLas Vegas Review-Journal
Authorities release details of fatal collisionSt George News
Fiery crash kills driver, closes Interstate 15 near Mesquite, NevadaThe Republic
News3LV -Mesquite Local News
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1 dead in semi vs car collision on 1-15; STGnews Photo Gallery
St George News
At 4:45 p.m. MST, southbound I-15 traffic through the Virgin River Gorge construction zone was backed up for 7.5 miles, Bottoms said, with traffic being backed up an additional 8 miles between Mesquite, Nevada, and Littlefield, Arizona, in the area of ...

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KCSG

MESQUITE, Nevada - Gary Leon Bartlett, 73, passed away at his home in Mesquite ...
KCSG
Gary is survived by his dear wife Sharon Bartlett of Mesquite, NV; his two children, Cathy (Greg) Littlepage of St. George, UT, and James (Kendra) Bartlett of Mesquite, NV; his grandchildren, Emalee (Cade) Stubbs, Quentin Littlepage, Paytan Williams ...


St. George Daily Spectrum

77-year-old man identified in fatal I-15 accident
St. George Daily Spectrum
According to a release from Loy Hixson, Nevada Highway Patrol public information officer, the female driver, also from Ambridge, steered abruptly to the center median from the northbound lanes onto southbound I-15. The driver of the semi steered to the ...
Coroner identifies Pennsylvania man killed near MesquiteNews3LV
Pennsylvania man dead in crash on Interstate 15 near Arizona state line ...The Republic
Pennsylvania man dead in crash on interstate outside VegasLas Vegas Sun

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Ronald K. Bender, 73, Orion, Ill., formerly of Indianola
DesMoinesRegister.com
They resided in Orion and spent winters in Mesquite, NV, the last five years. Ron is remembered with love by wife Debby Boise Bender; his aunts Doris Bender, Iowa and Fern Harrison, Iowa; his sisters, Joy Hawbaker (Robert), Arkansas and Nancy Luckow ...

Top Stories

Reuters

Obama secures key vote to protect Iran nuclear deal in US Congress
Reuters
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday secured the 34th Senate vote needed to sustain a veto of any congressional resolution disapproving a nuclear deal with Iran, ensuring the accord will not fail in the U.S. Congress. Democratic Senator ...
Obama's Pyrrhic victory on IranWashington Post (blog)
The real truth about Obama and the Iran dealFox News
Obama Has Enough Senate Support to Uphold Iran Nuclear DealBloomberg
New York Daily News -Telegraph.co.uk -The Guardian
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BBC News

Migrant Tempers Fray as Hungary Blocks Trains for 2nd Day
New York Times
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hundreds of frustrated migrants demanding passage to Germany jostled with riot police beside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungary spent a second day trying to keep thousands of asylum seekers from ...
Migrant crisis is 'litmus test' for EU, ambassador saysBBC News
Hungary blocks migrants from trains; 11 drown in TurkeyUSA TODAY
Photos: Refugees Find Calm Welcome in Germany, but Chaos in HungaryNewsweek
Wall Street Journal -The Economist -Irish Times
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Fox News

'Officer is down': Dramatic audio released of cops finding slain Illinois ...
Fox News
Dramatic audio reveals the tense moment when Illinois police officers discovered the body of a fellow Fox Lake cop lying in a marsh on Tuesday morning, stripped of his gun. “Send everybody you possibly can,” an unidentified police officer says ...
Police have few details on Illinois cop-killer suspectsUSA TODAY
Friend recalls slain Fox Lake copChicago Sun-Times
Fox Lake manhunt closes in one area, but wider search continuesCNN
ABC News -Chron.com -NBCNews.com
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Washington Post

The heated scene in Kentucky after clerk refuses to issue same-sex marriage ...
Washington Post
Despite a Supreme Court ruling against her, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis still refuses to issue them. Sept. 1, 2015 A gathering of supporters of same-sex marriage, left, and supporters of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, face off in front of the ...
Kentucky Clerk Turns Away Another Gay Couple Seeking Marriage LicenseNew York Times
Kentucky clerk who won't issue marriage licenses divorced three timesCNN
Embattled Kentucky clerk who opposes gay marriage unwittingly gave marriage ...New York Daily News
NPR -Huffington Post -People Magazine
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Reuters

Baltimore judge: Charges against police in Gray case can go forward
Reuters
BALTIMORE A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, clearing the way for scheduled trial next month. Baltimore City Circuit Court ...
Judge Won't Drop Charges Against Cops in Freddie Gray's DeathNBCNews.com
Judge Let Charges Against Police Stand in Freddie Gray DeathNew York Times
Baltimore Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Charges Against Cops in Freddie Gray CasePeople Magazine
CNN -USA TODAY -Baltimore Sun
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Sports

Classicalite

Dallas Cowboys Should Look to Sign RB Fred Jackson Immediately
Classicalite
Fred Jackson #22 of the Buffalo Bills carries the ball during the game against the Green Bay Packers on December 14, 2014 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. Buffalo defeat Green Bay 21-13. (Photo : Brett Carlsen/Getty Images).
Ex-Bills RB Fred Jackson meeting with the SeahawksOlean Times Herald
Fred Jackson blames Bill GM Doug Whaley for releaseNFL.com

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SI.com

Nick Kyrgios's continued antics mark the end of an era for Australian tennis
SI.com
NEW YORK – No one can explain what goes on inside Nick Kyrgios's head these days, but the outside is a show unto itself. Tuesday night, the most reviled man in tennis walked out of Arthur Ashe Stadium clad in black, jaw bristling with a pirate's goatee ...
Andy Murray advises Nick Kyrgios to concentrate harder after Aussie's ...Daily Mail
US Open 2015 Round-up: Roger Federer, Andy Murray sail into second roundDaily News & Analysis
Federer cruises as US Open quit list hits record nineThe News International
The Australian -RollingStone.com -Tennis-X.com (blog)
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CBS Local

Former Rams RB Lawrence Phillips Charged With Murder
CBS Local
Former St. Louis Rams running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate in a California prison according to the Associated Press. Phillips' cellmate, 37-year-old Damian Soward was found unresponsive in their ...
Lawrence Phillips charged with murder of prison cellmateYahoo Sports (blog)
Lawrence Phillips, Ex-NFL RB, Charged with Murdering Prison CellmateBleacher Report
​Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips charged with killing cellmateCBS News
Deadspin
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Fox News Latino

Ronda Rousey will accept Marine's ball invite – but doesn't know how to tell him
Fox News Latino
UFC champ Ronda Rousey has accepted an invitation to the Marine Corps Ball in December with a man who called her “his celebrity crush.” The undefeated fighter caught up with TMZ cameras on Tuesday and said she would definitely go with North ...
UFC champ Ronda Rousey to take South Jersey man to Marine Corps BallPhilly.com (blog)
Ronda Rousey just made one Marine a very happy manThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Mad Dash: Rousey says yes to Marine Corps Ball invitationYahoo Sports (blog)
New York Daily News -Examiner.com -Mirror.co.uk
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ESPN

Keenan Lewis reportedly has hip surgery, will miss 4-6 weeks
ESPN
METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis had hip surgery on Tuesday, according to a report by NFL Network, and is expected to miss four to six weeks. A Saints source said the report is inaccurate but did not offer any further details.
Report: CB Keenan Lewis undergoes hip surgery, will miss 4-6 weeksFOXSports.com
How does Keenan Lewis' injury affect the New Orleans Saints?: Dunc ShotNOLA.com
Keenan Lewis Injury: Updates on Saints CB's Hip and ReturnBleacher Report
OregonLive.com -NFL.com -NBCSports.com
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National News

Fox News

'Officer is down': Dramatic audio released of cops finding slain Illinois ...
Fox News
Dramatic audio reveals the tense moment when Illinois police officers discovered the body of a fellow Fox Lake cop lying in a marsh on Tuesday morning, stripped of his gun. “Send everybody you possibly can,” an unidentified police officer says ...
Police have few details on Illinois cop-killer suspectsUSA TODAY
Friend recalls slain Fox Lake copChicago Sun-Times
The Latest: Chief Says Cop-Slaying Suspects May Have LeftABC News
CNN
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Reuters

Baltimore judge: Charges against police in Gray case can go forward
Reuters
BALTIMORE A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, clearing the way for scheduled trial next month. Baltimore City Circuit Court ...
Judge Won't Drop Charges Against Cops in Freddie Gray's DeathNBCNews.com
Judge Let Charges Against Police Stand in Freddie Gray DeathNew York Times
Baltimore Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Charges Against Cops in Freddie Gray CasePeople Magazine
CNN -USA TODAY -Daily Caller
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U.S. News & World Report

A Look at Recent Law Enforcement Deaths Across the US
ABC News
The killing of a veteran police officer northwest of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where ...
Black Lives AND Police Lives Both MatterHuffington Post
Cop killings leave departments on edgePolice News
PODCAST: Why the War On Cops?KTRH
StarNewsOnline.com -Tribune-Review -Patch.com
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Miami Herald

The Latest: Brothers file lawsuit, say civil rights violated
Washington Post
RALEIGH, N.C. — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local): 12:15 p.m.. 12:15. An attorney for two brothers freed after 30 years of wrongful imprisonment has ...
Innocent men get $750K for 30 years in prisonUSA TODAY
Henry McCollum and Leon Brown, Wrongfully Convicted Brothers, Each Get $750K ...NBCNews.com
After 30 years in prison, brothers awarded $750000 each for wrongful convictionChristian Science Monitor

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Washington Post

The heated scene in Kentucky after clerk refuses to issue same-sex marriage ...
Washington Post
Despite a Supreme Court ruling against her, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis still refuses to issue them. Sept. 1, 2015 A gathering of supporters of same-sex marriage, left, and supporters of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, face off in front of the ...
Kentucky clerk who won't issue marriage licenses divorced three timesCNN
Kentucky Clerk Turns Away Another Gay Couple Seeking Marriage LicenseNew York Times
Embattled Kentucky clerk who opposes gay marriage unwittingly gave marriage ...New York Daily News
NPR -Los Angeles Times -People Magazine
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Business News

Wall Street Journal

Fed Beige Book: Economic Activity 'Continued Expanding' Across Most Districts
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—A tightening labor market pushed up workers' wages in pockets of the U.S. this summer, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday, but slowing growth in Asia threatened to hit American factories. The Fed's beige book survey portrayed the U.S. ...
Fed's Beige Book Says Economy Expanded Across Most RegionsBloomberg
Fed Beige Book: Moderate economic growth around country, some impacts from ...Fox Business
US stock rally remains intact after Beige BookMarketWatch
CNBC -Central Valley Business Times
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Reuters

Stocks rise as China fears ease; oil recovers
Reuters
NEW YORK Global stock indexes rose on Wednesday, drawing support from reports of brokerage measures in China to invigorate the country's battered markets, while oil recovered from earlier losses to trade near flat. Major U.S. stock indexes gained about ...
Stocks attempt rebound as Dow up almost 200 pointsUSA TODAY
Wall Street surges more than 1%The Australian
Tech stock leads Wall Street higher as China fears ebb | ReutersFirstpost
Livemint -Washington Post (blog) -New Zealand Herald
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New York Times

UPDATE 3-Puerto Rico's PREPA reaches deal with bondholder group
Reuters
(Adds information from PREPA term sheet, market reaction, context). By Megan Davies. NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's electric power utility PREPA has agreed with a bondholder group to reduce its $9 billion debt, a significant step towards ...
Puerto Rico public electric utility reaches deal with creditorsFox News Latino
Bond Insurers Surge on Proposed 15% Puerto Rico Electric LossesBloomberg
Puerto Rico Reaches Deal With Electric Utility BondholdersNew York Times
New Zealand Herald -TheStreet.com -Wall Street Journal
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Newsday

LIRR: Delays continue but normal service possible by evening rush hour
Newsday
A look at the Westbury LIRR station on Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, 2015. The Long Island Rail Road suspended service into and out of Penn Station during Wednesday morning's rush hour because of signal trouble east of the East River tunnels. (Credit: ...
Signal Problems Snarl Long Island Commuters in NYWall Street Journal
Power Failure Snarls Long Island Rail Road ServiceNew York Times
Signal problems cause Long Island Rail Road delaysNew York Daily News
CBS Local -Chron.com -WABC-TV
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Wall Street Journal

US Productivity Increased at Fastest Pace Since 2013
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—U.S. worker productivity grew much more than initially thought in the second quarter, reflecting a bounce back in economic activity following a slow start to 2015. The productivity of nonfarm workers, measured as the output of goods and ...
Worker productivity in Q2 revised up to 3.3%, labor costs fallUSA TODAY
US second-quarter productivity strongest in one-and-a-half yearsReuters
US productivity rises at fastest pace since end of 2013MarketWatch

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Elections

White House Reverses Course On Selfies To Promote NBC Show
Daily Caller
Remember when the White House flirted with a complete ban of presidential selfies because David Ortiz took an Obama selfie with a Samsung phone, which Samsung retweeted? What an honor! Thanks for the #selfie, @BarackObama pic.twitter.com/ ...

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People Magazine

President vs. Wild: Obama Poses for Selfie with Survival Expert Bear Grylls in ...
People Magazine
President Obama posted a tongue-in-cheek photo on Instagram while hiking the great outdoors with Bear Grylls, host of NBC's Running Wild with Bear Grylls. "Glad this was the only Bear I met in the park. -bo," he captioned the picture Wednesday morning ...
Barack Obama Shares Pics From His Alaskan Adventure With Bear Grylls -- Along ...PerezHilton.com
Bear's And Barack's Great Arctic DistractionBreitbart News
President Obama Joins Bear Grylls in Alaskan Wilderness to Combat Climate ...Us Magazine
The Hollywood Gossip -USA TODAY -Page Six
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New York Times

Rand Paul Campaign Makes Pixelated Pitch, Through an App
New York Times
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky often says that he campaigns where “other Republicans aren't,” like Detroit, Alaska, and, well, on a smartphone. The Paul campaign is releasing a smartphone app on Wednesday through the Apple and Android stores, one of ...
Rand Paul's presidential app is no jokeThe Verge
Rand Paul's #SelfieFailPolitico
After caucus play, what else from Rand Paul?The Courier-Journal
International Business Times
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Washington Times

Donald Trump: 'I think I will have a lot of Democrats voting for me'
Washington Times
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that in addition to the ties he has with traditionally conservative voting blocs, he thinks he will win support from many Democrats in the 2016 race for the White House. “When Mitt Romney ran, there ...
Trump: I'm similar to ReaganWND.com
Mitt Romney's supporters just can't let go, and neither can heBoston.com
Are Donald Trump's comments bringing on a Mitt Romney 2016 campaign?WXYZ
Slate Magazine
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Press Herald

GOP's Rand Paul brings campaign to Maine
Washington Times
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - Hoping for a boost in a state where his father found strong support, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul took a break from campaigning in New Hampshire to bring his message of smaller government, lower taxes and less ...
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul rallies supporters in FreeportPress Herald
GOP's Rand Paul Brings Presidential Aspirations to MaineMaine Public Broadcasting
Rand Paul courts libertarians at Freeport campaign stopBangor Daily News
USA TODAY -North Country Public Radio
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