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KSL.com

Moderate earthquake in Nevada shakes southwestern Utah
KSL.com
The 4.8 magnitude earthquake occurred at 12:47 p.m. Friday in southwestern Nevada, about 48 miles outside of Mesquite, Nevada, according to the USGS. The instruments originally reported a 5.4 magnitude, but seismologists later adjusted that number.
News LIVE: Nevada earthquake, aftershocks; road impacts; last updated 4:15 pmSt George News
Earthquake rumbles across Southern NevadaNews3LV
Quake rattles Nevada-southwestern Utah border areaSalt Lake Tribune
St. George Daily Spectrum -YubaNet -Las Vegas Review-Journal
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St George News

3 alleged Southern Utah heroin traffickers arrested in Mesquite
St George News
MESQUITE, Nev. – Police arrested three Southern Utah men Tuesday for drug distribution in Mesquite, Nevada, following a lengthy narcotics investigation into the sale and trafficking of heroin. Mesquite Police Narcotics detectives have been ...
Three Arrested For Selling Heroin in MesquiteKCSG

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St George News

More than just golf; Mesquite Amateur benefits community
St George News
L-R: Tournament Director, Christian Adderson presents a check for $1,000 to George Salcedo who received it on behalf of the Bruce King Memorial Scholarship Fund, Mesquite, Nevada, 2014 | Photo by Tyler Cooper of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News.

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Mesquite Local News

WCFA Pets Needing People May 28, 2015
Mesquite Local News
Monetary donations are always needed and can be made online at wecareforanimals.org or by mail at WCFA, P.O. Box 3028, Mesquite, NV 89024. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. WCFA's email address is wcfanv@gmail.com.


“Kicks” FC Mesquite Fall soccer
KCSG
MESQUITE, NV (Leisure Services Dept.) – The City of Mesquite and FC Mesquite are proud to announce registrations for Youth Soccer for Boys and Girls ages 3 – 13 (the child can be 3-13 years old turning 4-14 during the soccer season which is ...

Top Stories

NBCNews.com

Jaw-dropping Dennis Hastert indictment stirs deeper mystery
Washington Post
We don't know — we may never know — what former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert did that was so bad, if anything. What we do know: Prosecutors say he was willing to pay $3.5 million to cover it up. The former lawmaker was indicted this week on ...
Did ex-House speaker take hush money?Philly.com
Quotations in the NewsChron.com
Hastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconductWashington Times
Chicago Sun-Times
all 1,025 news articles »

New York Times

Your Friday Briefing
New York Times
Good morning. Here's what you need to know: • Soccer's democracy at work. Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA, the sport's global governing body, is expected to defeat his only challenger for a fifth term in a vote today. Each of FIFA's 209 member associations ...
Blatter calls for unity at opening address to FIFAReuters
How Fifa makes and spends its moneyBBC News
FIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisisUSA TODAY
CNN -Telegraph.co.uk -The Guardian
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Los Angeles Times

Can you spell co-champions? National Spelling Bee ends in tie
Washington Post
All sorts of history was made at the National Spelling Bee on Thursday night. Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam duked it out to a tie and were named co-winners of the annual contest. It marked the second year in a row that co-champions were ...
'Every year, they get better': Toughest words can't stump National Spelling Bee ...Fox News
Here's a Theory About Why South Asian Americans Totally Rule the Spelling BeeTIME
US National Spelling Bee ends in tie for second year runningTelegraph.co.uk
seattlepi.com -CNN
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NBCNews.com

Texas Floods: Dozens Rescued as State Struggles With Record Rain
NBCNews.com
Dozens of people were rescued from flash flooding in central Texas early Friday, as emergency responders throughout the state struggled to cope with the wettest May on record. Flood alerts extended nearly 800 miles from southern Texas to central Missouri, ...
Latest on Flooding: EMS Rescue 21 From Houseboat in AustinABC News
More bodies recovered from Texas floodwaters as officials watch river levelsFox News
Crawling storms dump torrential rain across North Texas; numerous rescuesDallas Morning News (blog)
Zee News
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The Hindu

UPDATE 5-Volcano erupts on remote Japanese island, residents flee by boat
Reuters
... * Warning of possibly more eruptions. * All residents evacuated, one injured. * Airline diverts flights (Recasts with island evacuated, adds comment, detail). By Elaine Lies. TOKYO, May 29 (Reuters) - A volcano erupted on a remote Japanese island on ...
Volcano Erupts in Southern Japan, Spewing Ash High Into SkyNew York Times
Volcano Spews Ash on Southern Japan IslandWall Street Journal
Japanese island evacuated after volcano eruptsHindustan Times
Los Angeles Times -Irish Independent
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Sports

New York Times

Your Friday Briefing
New York Times
Good morning. Here's what you need to know: • Soccer's democracy at work. Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA, the sport's global governing body, is expected to defeat his only challenger for a fifth term in a vote today. Each of FIFA's 209 member associations ...
FIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisisUSA TODAY
Sportsday - rolling football newsBBC Sport
Blatter calls for unity at opening address to FIFAReuters
CNN -The Guardian -Telegraph.co.uk
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ESPN

Adulation is the fuel Josh Hamilton requires to excel
ESPN
ARLINGTON, Texas -- You knew the fans would forgive Josh Hamilton for the wretched end of the 2012, when they booed him like none other. And you knew they would forget about any sarcastic comments he has made over the last couple of years, whether ...
Red Sox Notebook: Xander Bogaerts not brokenBoston Herald
Red Sox 5, Rangers 1Reuters
Red Sox-Rangers PreviewYahoo Sports
NESN.com -STLtoday.com -New Zealand Herald
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USA TODAY

Alex Rodriguez ties Barry Bonds for second on career RBI list
USA TODAY
OAKLAND – As he worked his way back from a season-long drug suspension, Alex Rodriguez spent time working out and talking baseball with Barry Bonds. Now they're together again – in the record book. Rodriguez's fifth-inning sacrifice fly, which gave the ...
Why Alex Rodriguez's complicated legacy doesn't diminish his current productionYahoo Sports
Only fitting that A-Rod ties 'professor' and buddy BondsNew York Post
MLB Nightly 9: Eduardo Rodriguez stellar in Red Sox debut; A-Rod ties Barry ...SportingNews.com
Bleacher Report -NJ.com -MLB.com
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CBSSports.com

Plenty of blame to go around in Tom Thibodeau mess
CBSSports.com
Straight out of human resources, Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf led Tom Thibodeau into the public square on Thursday and delivered a few more lashes and reprimands just to make his point. As if you didn't know this already, reading through Reinsdorf's ...
Why Bulls management could never accept Tom Thibodeau's successYahoo Sports
After all the almosts and what-ifs, Bulls-Thibs divorce just had to happenESPN (blog)
President Obama weighs in on Thibodeau firing, NBA FinalsFOXSports.com
NBCSports.com -The Register-Guard
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ABC News

Latest Minnesota sports
KTTC
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings offseason. Peterson has come under fire after saying he wanted a ...
Adrian Peterson Comments on Vikings Contract, Treatment of NFL PlayersBleacher Report
SKOL! The Vikings VineThe Bowman Extra
NFL notes: Peterson vents about contract, Vikings fansNorthJersey.com
West Central Tribune
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National News

Reuters

Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods, severe weather kills 17
Reuters
AUSTIN, Texas Hundreds of people fled areas near Texas rivers that overflowed their banks on Thursday as the state reeled from severe storms this week that killed at least 17 people, flooded cities and set a record for the wettest month. The National Weather ...
Texas Floods: Dozens Rescued as State Struggles With Record RainNBCNews.com
More bodies recovered from Texas floodwaters as officials watch river levelsFox News
Officials Eye River Levels in Texas, With Focus on HoustonABC News
Dallas Morning News (blog) -Christian Science Monitor
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TIME

Jaw-dropping Dennis Hastert indictment stirs deeper mystery
Washington Post
We don't know — we may never know — what former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert did that was so bad, if anything. What we do know: Prosecutors say he was willing to pay $3.5 million to cover it up. The former lawmaker was indicted this week on ...
Did ex-House speaker take hush money?Philly.com
Quotations in the NewsChron.com
Hastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconductWashington Times

all 1,035 news articles »

Los Angeles Times

Can you spell co-champions? National Spelling Bee ends in tie
Washington Post
All sorts of history was made at the National Spelling Bee on Thursday night. Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam duked it out to a tie and were named co-winners of the annual contest. It marked the second year in a row that co-champions were ...
Here's a Theory About Why South Asian Americans Totally Rule the Spelling BeeTIME
'Every year, they get better': Toughest words can't stump National Spelling Bee ...Fox News
National Spelling Bee: 2 winners, 5 memorable momentsCNN
seattlepi.com -Quartz
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Chron.com

Psychiatrist: Colorado shooter knew what he was doing
Chron.com
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes was mentally ill but legally sane when he opened fire in a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 people and wounding scores of others, a court-appointed psychiatrist has testified. Dr. William Reid was the first ...
Psychiatrist: Colorado theater shooter knew what he was doingChicago Tribune
Live: Cinema Gunman James Holmes In CourtSky News

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WMBF

3 arrested in S.C. after high-speed chase, carjacking in Charlotte
Charlotte Observer
Three people were arrested following a high-speed police chase that ended in Fort Mill early Friday morning, deputies said. According to Trent Farris with the York County Sheriff's Office, the chase started as a carjacking in Charlotte. The driver, identified as ...
Carjacking in Charlotte leads to standoff in Fort Mill, authorities sayWSOC Charlotte

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Business News

Wall Street Journal

Avago to buy Broadcom for $37 billion in biggest-ever chip deal
Reuters
Avago Technologies Ltd (AVGO.O) agreed on Thursday to buy Broadcom Corp (BRCM.O) for $37 billion in the largest merger of chipmakers ever, turning a lesser known company run by a ferocious dealmaker into one of the biggest industry players. Avago ...
Broadcom sold to rival for $37 billion in biggest tech deal everOCRegister
Avago, Broadcom deal could put pressure on QualcommFirstpost
Avago to buy Broadcom for $37 billion as chipmakers seek new avenues of growthHamilton Spectator
The Star Online -Warrior Trading News (press release)
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Philly.com

Teva to repay $1.2B for Cephalon's conspiring with generic firms
Philly.com
Provigil was the subject of litigation that lasted almost 10 years. It was created by Cephalon, now part of Teva.. (Photo: JB Reed/Bloomberg) Bloomberg. Travel Deals. $199 -- Atlantic City, NJ: Luxe Borgata Escape, 40% Off · See all travel deals ».
With A $1.2 Billion Hammer, The FTC Closes Loophole To Prevent Generic DrugsForbes
Teva to refund $1.2 billion to buyers who overpaid for drugHaaretz
Teva settles case with FTC for $1.2BBend Bulletin
New York Times -Omaha World-Herald
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Reuters

Oil gains 1 percent on US inventory drop
Reuters
LONDON Crude oil prices rose around 1 percent on Friday after U.S. inventories fell for a fourth straight week, although prices were set for a weekly drop on a stronger dollar. Oil saw steep falls earlier this week as a resurgent dollar weighed on the market ...
Oil Prices Rise Ahead of Next Week's OPEC MeetingWall Street Journal
Gap between crude oil benchmarks narrowspostzambia.com
Oil extends gains, investors eye next week's OPEC meetingMarketWatch
RTE.ie
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Wall Street Journal

UPDATE 2-Swiss economy shrinks, weighed down by franc surge
Reuters
... * Economy contracted 0.2 pct year on year in Q1 -data. * Swiss lead indicator for May better than expected. * Central bank removed franc cap against euro in Jan. * Economists divided over recession risk (Adds lead indicator for May, analyst comment).
Swiss economy unexpectedly shrinks as franc stymies exportsTelegraph.co.uk
Switzerland's Economy Shrinks, Squeezed by Strong Swiss FrancWall Street Journal
Swiss economy contracts on franc riseDeutsche Welle
Financial Times -Economic Times
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USA TODAY

GDP report expected to show economy shrank
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Another first quarter of the year. Another reversal for the U.S. economy . Another expectation of a rebound to come. On Friday, the government will likely estimate that the economy shrank in the January-March quarter for a second straight ...
US Economy Likely Shrank in 1st Quarter but Rebound ExpectedABC News
US economy likely shrank in 1st quarter, but a rebound is expectedOmaha World-Herald
US economy likely shrank in 1st qtr, but fundamentals strongReuters Africa
KOLO
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Elections

Daily Beast

Is Rubio Really Hillary's 'Nightmare'?
Daily Beast
The Florida senator has strengths some of the other Republicans lack. But if this is a nightmare, Hillary is getting a good night's sleep. Well, 14 more Republicans announced their candidacies, but clearly, Marco Rubio was the It Boy on the Republican side ...
Ben Carson, Donald Trump make the cut for Republican debates in new pollMarketWatch
Five Republicans tie for first in Quinnipiac 2016 pollSalina.com
First Draft | Republican Field Stays Muddled as More Candidates ArriveNew York Times
Examiner.com -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Washington Post (blog)
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Salon

Kentucky's GOP primary for governor could head to recount
Washington Post
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky's Republican primary for governor could be headed to a recount. Matt Bevin maintained his 83-vote lead over James Comer following Thursday's statewide recanvassing of the May 19th primary. But while Bevin declared victory, ...
Matt Bevin remains GOP winnerGlasgow Daily Times
Recanvass results show no change in GOP raceHopkinsville Kentucky New Era
Recanvass confirms Ky. GOP gubernatorial resultsUSA TODAY

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The Republic

Aaron Schock's flight with donor detailed in affidavit
Chicago Tribune
Schock staffer's affidavit, obtained by the Tribune, details a flight that congressman took with donor. Former congressman Aaron Schock took a flight from Washington to Peoria in 2014 aboard a private jet with a Peoria insurance executive and loyal donor, ...
18th Congressional Primary Early Voting BeginsWICS-TV
Early voting opens in primary election to replace former US Rep. Aaron Schock ...Greenfield Daily Reporter
Rep. Aaron Schock's staffer warned that private plane flights may be illegalChicago Sun-Times
Politico -The Hill (blog)
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NOLA.com

Louisiana House -- against Governor Bobby Jindal -- approves bill sending ...
The New Orleans Advocate
Without debate, the Louisiana House approved legislation Thursday that would increase state aid for public schools by nearly $85 million. The vote was 100-0. The legislation, House Concurrent Resolution 18, next faces action in the state Senate.
$3.7B school funding formula wins unanimous support in Louisiana HouseNOLA.com
Corporate franchise tax rollback bill passes Louisiana HouseBayoubuzz
La. House defeats proposed sales tax hike for roadworkHouma Courier (blog)
Washington Times
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Independent Online

GoPro's move into drones cheers investors
Independent Online
San Francisco - GoPro announced plans to move beyond its Hero brand of wearable cameras, easing some investor concerns that it was a single-product company. Chief Executive Officer Nick Woodman said GoPro was developing a drone for capturing ...
Google, GoPro Team Up to Make Virtual Reality CheaperTheStreet.com
Google takes virtual reality to another level with GoProIndia Today
Google and GoPro team up for virtual realityStreetWise Journal
Gazette Herald -Los Angeles Times -Reuters
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