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FOX

Texas officials warn federal agency could be eyeing massive land grab

21 hours ago
TEXAS OFFICIALS, including Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, left, are raising alarm that the Bureau of Land Management, on the heels of its dust-up with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, might be eyeing a massive land grab in northern Texas.Nevada rancher and former Shoshone chief's war with BLM predates Bundy standoffFormer Labor secretary Reich blasts...
BnAmericas

Mining - Regional - Barrick, Newmont merger accretive but fraught with difficulties - analyst

1 day ago
Canada's Barrick Gold (TSX, NYSE: ABX) stands to benefit from a potential merger with US-based Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM), but agreeing such a deal remains fraught with difficulties, according to an analyst who asked not to be named. The companies have engaged in talks regarding such a tie-up for years, the analyst told BNamericas, attracted by potential cost savings...
Daily Mail

Sheep released in hills of Nevada to reduce risk of wildfires

1 day ago
The sheep have become a familiar sight in the capital since 2006 - two years after the Waterfall Fire spread across land around Carson City destroying 17 homes and damaging 14 others.
Daily Mail

British Airways reveals the top 40 trips to try before you turn 40

2 days ago
The list, which the airline released to celebrate its own 40th birthday, also includes hitting the beach in Thailand for a 'full moon party', belly dancing in Morocco and cutting loose at the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
ElPais

Jo sóc novel·la

1 day ago
Potser del segle XXI literari es dirà que consolidà el joc del jo de l’escriptor en el relat, fent equilibris cada cop més suggestius en el filferro entre realitat i ficció. “Al llibre hi ha dos itineraris: el primer va pel paisatge exterior: Nevada, el Far West; el segon, per l’interior, el meu món psíquic; els barrejo”, admet Bernardo Atxaga quan parla...
Daily Mail

Sheep released in hills of Nevada to reduce risk of wildfires

1 day ago
The sheep have become a familiar sight in the capital since 2006 - two years after the Waterfall Fire spread across land around Carson City destroying 17 homes and damaging 14 others.
Daily Mail

British Airways reveals the top 40 trips to try before you turn 40

2 days ago
The list, which the airline released to celebrate its own 40th birthday, also includes hitting the beach in Thailand for a 'full moon party', belly dancing in Morocco and cutting loose at the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
Daily Mail

British Airways reveals the top 40 trips to try before you turn 40

2 days ago
The list, which the airline released to celebrate its own 40th birthday, also includes hitting the beach in Thailand for a 'full moon party', belly dancing in Morocco and cutting loose at the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
Daily Mail

British Airways reveals the top 40 trips to try before you turn 40

2 days ago
The list, which the airline released to celebrate its own 40th birthday, also includes hitting the beach in Thailand for a 'full moon party', belly dancing in Morocco and cutting loose at the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
Daily Mail

British Airways reveals the top 40 trips to try before you turn 40

2 days ago
The list, which the airline released to celebrate its own 40th birthday, also includes hitting the beach in Thailand for a 'full moon party', belly dancing in Morocco and cutting loose at the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
Daily Mail

British Airways reveals the top 40 trips to try before you turn 40

2 days ago
The list, which the airline released to celebrate its own 40th birthday, also includes hitting the beach in Thailand for a 'full moon party', belly dancing in Morocco and cutting loose at the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
FOX

Western states aim to take control of federal lands after Nev. ranch standoff

3 days ago
LAWMAKERS FROM WESTERN STATES say that the time has come for them to take control of federal lands within their borders and suggested the standoff between Nev. rancher Cliven Bundy, right, and the federal government was a problem waiting to happen.Sen. Reid calls supporters of Nevada rancher Bundy 'domestic terrorists'Sheriff caught in middle of Nevada...
Daily Mail

Bearded Lady with record-breaking facial hair joins cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
Daily Mail

Bearded Lady with record-breaking facial hair joins cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
Daily Mail

Bearded Lady with record-breaking facial hair joins cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
Daily Mail

Bearded Lady with record-breaking facial hair joins cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
FOX

'IT'S SIMPLY TIME' Western lawmakers aim to take control of federal land

4 days ago
Sheriff caught in middle of Nevada rancher feud VIDEO: Reid won't back down from 'domestic terrorist' claim
Daily Mail

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers 'domestic terrorists' following show of force against the federal government

5 days ago
The Democratic Senate Majority Leader is catching heat from conservatives over his opposition to this week's frontier-justice episode that pitted Washington against a cowboy, his family and their cattle.
Daily Mail

Senator Harry Reid brands Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy 'domestic terrorist'

5 days ago
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has branded Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters 'domestic terrorists' as Bundy defies the government over taxes on his herd of cattle.
Daily Mail

Bearded Lady with record-breaking facial hair joins cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
Daily Mail

Bearded Lady with record-breaking facial hair joins cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
Daily Mail

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers 'domestic terrorists' following show of force against the federal government

5 days ago
The Democratic Senate Majority Leader is catching heat from conservatives over his opposition to this week's frontier-justice episode that pitted Washington against a cowboy, his family and their cattle.
Daily Mail

Senator Harry Reid brands Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy 'domestic terrorist'

5 days ago
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has branded Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters 'domestic terrorists' as Bundy defies the government over taxes on his herd of cattle.
Daily Mail

Bearded Lady with record-breaking facial hair joins cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
Daily Mail

'Domestic terrorists': Senator Harry Reid brands Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters enemies of the U.S.

5 days ago
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has branded Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters 'domestic terrorists' as Bundy defies the government over taxes on his herd of cattle.
Daily Mail

'Say NO to normal': Bearded Lady with a record-breaking 11.5inches of facial hair joins the cast of AMC's Freakshow

5 days ago
Jessa 'The Bearded Lady', 29, from Las Vegas, Nevada, says that one of her favorite hobbies is 'grooming' her long mop of ginger facial hair.
CNN

What made Nevada rancher fight the feds?

5 days ago
FOX

Reid: Bundy supporters are 'terrorists'

5 days ago
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER Harry Reid, left, says he believes the supporters who rallied around Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, right, in his fight against the federal government are 'domestic terrorists' and Bundy does not respect his country.STARNES: Facebook removes my post about Nevada rancher Cliven BundyFeds accused of leaving trail of wreckage after Nevada...
Mashable

California Suffers Astonishingly Fast Snowpack Melt as Drought Intensifies

6 days ago
The severe drought that threatens water supplies and a potentially devastating wildfire season is deepening and locking into place across much of the far West, Southwest and Southern Plains, according to new climate data released Thursday In California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, where runoff from the spring snowpack provides much-needed water supplies during the dry season,...
Reuters

After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?

6 days ago
(Reuters) - Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester aimed his semi-automatic rifle from the edge of an overpass and waited as a crowd below stood its ground against U.S. federal agents in the Nevada desert.
physorg

Chimpanzees prefer firm, stable beds

1 week ago
Chimpanzees may select a certain type of wood, Ugandan Ironwood, over other options for its firm, stable, and resilient properties to make their bed, according to a study published April 16, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by David Samson from the University of Nevada and Kevin Hunt from Indiana University.
ElPais

Empleados de Cetursa denuncian 200 despidos

1 week ago
El comité de empresa niega que haya habido un descenso de visitantes suficiente para justificar estos recortes
FOX

TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION Feds blamed for wreckage in wake of Nev. standoff

1 week ago
VIDEO: Feds vow legal action after ending Nevada ranch standoff OPINION: Why is Reid so concerned with a Nevada rancher?
BoingBoing

The most mindblowing photograph to emerge from the Nevada BLM/white militia standoff

1 week ago
Reuters photog Jim Urquhart captured this surreal photograph of Eric Parker, who lives in central Idaho, aiming his gun from a bridge as pro-states' rights protesters assemble at the Bureau of Land Management base camp in Bunkerville, Nevada.
TheDomains

Y8.net Lost in UDRP

1 week ago
Web Entertainment, LLC of Las Vegas, Nevada, just won a UDRP on the domain name y8.net The Respondent did not reply to the UDRP The complainant has a trademark on the term Y8 that was filed in 2012 and has a gambling website at Y8.com The domain name Y8.net was first registered in 1998 but […]
Krone

Cowboys siegen gegen 200 bewaffnete Fahnder

1 week ago
Jener Rancher, der im US-Bundesstaat Nevada einen Kleinkrieg gegen die Behörden führt, hat einen Sieg davongetragen: Dank einer regelrechten Cowboy-Armee, zum Teil schwer bewaffnet, an seiner Seite mussten die Bundesbehörden eine geplante Räumung der Farm Cliven Bundys abblasen. Die Rechten in den USA feiern Bundy nun als ihren neuen Helden im Kampf gegen die ungeliebte...
Reuters

Nevada cattle rancher calls on local sheriffs to join his cause

1 week ago
BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - A Nevada rancher who succeeded in reclaiming his seized cattle from federal land managers over the weekend by rallying armed supporters called on local sheriffs across the country on Monday to join his crusade against government overreach.
USA Today

Sen. Reid weighs in on Nevada cattle dispute

1 week ago
Heated dispute between a Nevada rancher and feds has sparked battle about federal reach.
Los Angeles Times

Sex offenders accused of killing 4 fled to Vegas in 2012, records show

1 week ago
A pair of registered sex offenders now accused in a string of Orange County slayings had cut off their electronic monitoring devices in 2012 and fled to Nevada, where they stayed at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, court records show.
TheDomains

From $355 Purchase in 2005 to $200,000 Sale in 2014

1 week ago
Mike Berkens and his MostWantedDomains.com sold the domain youpay.com for $200,000. The domain was purchased in 2005 for $355. The new owner is Inter-Mark Corporation out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Congrats to Michael and good luck with the name to the new owners.  
The Nation

Drone strikes in Pakistan carried out by US air force personnel

1 week ago
WASHINGTON- A regular US air force unit based in the Nevada desert is responsible for flying the CIA's drone strike programme in Pakistan, according to a new documentary to be released on Tuesday. The film – which has been three years in the making – identifies the unit conducting CIA strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas as the 17th Reconnaissance Squadron, which...
Daily Mail

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy says he 'will never back down' after he won cattle back

1 week ago
Cliven Bundy said he expects officials with the Bureau of Land Management to make another attempt to seize his cattle in Bunkersville, about 80 miles from Las Vegas in southern Nevada.
Daily Mail

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy says he 'will never back down' after he won cattle back

1 week ago
Cliven Bundy said he expects officials with the Bureau of Land Management to make another attempt to seize his cattle in Bunkersville, about 80 miles from Las Vegas in southern Nevada.
AP

BLM to pursue effort to end dispute with rancher

1 week ago
A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years....
Reuters

Rancher's son says force was necessary to stop cattle seizure

1 week ago
BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - A show of force was necessary to stop the government seizure and sale of embattled cattle rancher Cliven Bundy's cows, his son said on Sunday, a day after an armed standoff between federal agents and hundreds of Bundy's supporters.
Daily Mail

The feds will come back but I will never back down, says defiant Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after he dramatically won his cattle back

1 week ago
Cliven Bundy said he expects officials with the Bureau of Land Management to make another attempt to seize his cattle in Bunkersville, about 80 miles from Las Vegas in southern Nevada.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Video: Nevada rancher claim victory as government releases cattle grazing on federal land

1 week ago
U.S. officials end a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert after they had attempted to roundup cattle illegally grazing on federal land.
AP

Feds: Safety concerns led to Nevada cow release

1 week ago
Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority....
Daily Mail

Victory! Nevada's last rancher gets his 'stolen' cattle back after federal agents agree to back down in 'range war'

1 week ago
The last rancher in southern Nevada has won a battle over the federal government's round up of his cattle on public land after a week-long stand off with agents.
Los Angeles Times

Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep transported to their historical range

1 week ago
Reuters

Nevada ranching family claims victory as government releases cattle

1 week ago
BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government's roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals back to the rancher who owned them.
Reuters

U.S. agency ends Nevada cattle roundup, releases herd after stand-off

1 week ago
BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government's roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals back to the rancher who owned them.
Daily Mail

Victory for Nevada's last rancher! Federal government backs down and says it will NOT try to seize cattle from cowboy at the center of armed showdown

1 week ago
The last rancher in southern Nevada has won a battle over the federal government's round up of his cattle on public land after a week-long stand off with agents.
Reuters

U.S. agency ends Nevada cattle roundup after stand-off

1 week ago
BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - The U.S. government called off its attempt to round up a herd of cattle that it said was grazing illegally in Nevada after hundreds of protesters created a showdown with federal officials.
FOX

Feds pull back in Nev. ranch standoff

1 week ago
THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT announces that it has ended its mission to remove cattle from a rural Nevada range after a tense week-long standoff with rancher Cliven Bundy and militia supporters.VIDEO: Safety concerns prompt feds to end Nevada cattle roundup VIDEO: Government gone wild?
CNN

Supporters of Nevada rancher cause I-15 shutdown outside Vegas

1 week ago
Daily Mail

Senator speaks out in favor of Nevada rancher as militias join battle with federal agents accused of acting like they're in 'Tienanmen Square' in fight over disputed ranch land

1 week ago
A Republican U.S. Senator and Nevada's governor have spoken out in favor of a rancher fighting efforts by federal agents to seize both his land and his cattle.
FOX

Out-of-state groups ride in to rally behind Nev. rancher in battle with feds

1 week ago
GROUPS FROM as far away as New Hampshire are riding out to Nevada to join cattle rancher Cliven Bundy in his standoff with the federal government over his refusal to pay fees to allow cattle to graze on federal lands.VIDEO: New video of confrontation between feds, ranchers VIDEO: Government gone wild?
Reuters

Militia members, ultra-conservatives rally to cause of Nevada rancher

1 week ago
(Reuters) - Self-styled militia members and ultra-conservatives rallied on Friday to the cause of a defiant rancher accused by the U.S. government of illegally grazing his cattle for decades on public lands in the southern Nevada desert.
Daily Mail

Nevada rancher's son tasered by federal agents in fight over right to graze land

1 week ago
A newly-released video shows rancher Cliven Bundy's son Ammon being tasered by federal agents and the use of force has outraged libertarian groups across the country.
Daily Mail

Nevada rancher's cowboys break federal blockade to round up 30 head of cattle, as land dispute row intensifies

1 week ago
A newly-released video shows rancher Cliven Bundy's son Ammon being tasered by federal agents and the use of force has outraged libertarian groups across the country.
Daily Mail

Armed private militias join battle between Cliven Bundy Ranch and federal agents

1 week ago
Protesters and private militia swarming into Nevada are being arrested as a rancher wages war against federal agents he says are trying to take both his cattle and his land.
Daily Mail

'It was like a war zone': Armed private militias join the battle between southern Nevada's last rancher and federal agents

1 week ago
Protesters and private militia swarming into Nevada are being arrested as a rancher wages war against federal agents he says are trying to take both his cattle and his land.
Telegraph

Hillary Clinton has shoe thrown at her during speech in Las Vegas

1 week ago
Secret Service agents take woman, at the event without a ticket, in to custody after she hurls a shoe at Hillary Clinton as she delivered a speech at a hotel in Nevada
Telegraph

Hillary Clinton dodges shoe thrown at her during Las Vegas speech

1 week ago
Secret Service agents take woman, at the event without a ticket, in to custody after she hurls a shoe at Hillary Clinton as she delivered a speech at a hotel in Nevada
CNN

Showdown: Nevada rancher, feds face off over grazing rights

1 week ago
Scientific American

Massive Turquoise Trade Network of Ancient Pueblos Revealed

1 week ago
An isotopes analysis was used to determine that many pieces of turquoise found in New Mexico's Chaco Canyon came from as far away as Nevada -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
ElPais

Fondos "buitre" buscan embargar supuestos activos argentinos en Nevada, EE.UU.

1 week ago
Los llamados "fondos buitre" estadounidenses buscan satisfacer parte de su deuda con el estado argentino reclamando los activos de un centenar de empresas en el estado de Nevada (EE.UU.), que en su opinión son parte de una red de evasión de fondos vinculada a la familia Kirchner. En una teleconferencia organizada hoy por American Task Force Argentina (ATFA), una organización...
USA Today

Nevada rancher has beef with federal government over public lands

1 week ago
In rural Nevada, a rancher and scores of supporters are battling the federal government, which took cattle that graze on public land.
APA-OTS

Medien-Telefonkonferenz: Führung von ATFA verurteilt argentinische Geldwäsche in Nevada

1 week ago
Washington (ots/PRNewswire) - Am Donnerstag, den 10. April wird American Task Force Argentina eine Telefonkonferenz für die Presse abhalten. Ziel des Gesprächs ist es, neue Informationen zur fehlenden Transparenz der argentinischen Regierung in mehreren wichtigen Bereichen zu liefern, beginnend …
Krone

USA: 200 bewaffnete Fahnder gegen einen Rancher

1 week ago
200 bewaffnete Fahnder, darunter Scharfschützen, ziehen im US-Bundesstaat Nevada derzeit gegen einen rebellischen Viehzüchter zu Felde: Cliven Bundy weigert sich nämlich standhaft, seine etwa 900 Rinder von den Weidegründen zu entfernen. Die aber liegen im Lebensraum einer bedrohten Schildkrötenart, zu deren Schutz das Vieh nun sogar mit Helikoptern "konfisziert"...
The Jerusalem Post

Israeli American Council expands to Vegas

2 weeks ago
Miriam Adelson, wife of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, to run chapter in Nevada, where large number of Israeli expats have concentrated.
Daily Mail

South Nevada rancher takes on armed federal agents in standoff

2 weeks ago
More than 200 armed federal agents and snipers were deployed on Tuesday to forcibly remove the cattle of a Nevada rancher - signaling a dangerous escalation in the two-decade long constitutional land dispute over an endangered tortoise.
White House

Readout of the Vice President’s Meetings on Workforce Development and Job-Driven Training

2 weeks ago
As part of Vice President Biden’s ongoing work to improve America’s training programs, the Vice President hosted a conference call today with National Governors Association (NGA) leadership to discuss workforce development and job-driven training. The Vice President highlighted the importance of giving America’s workers opportunities to acquire skills they need to...
Wired

The Migratory Lives of the Eternal RV Crowd

2 weeks ago
Andrew Waits spent two years roaming Washington, California, Nevada, and Arizona photographing boondockers, the broadly defined group of people living almost entirely off the grid and on the road.
Daily Mail

Photographer captures gripping images of the people living in the last frontier lands of the American West

2 weeks ago
Photographer Lucas Foglia traveled across the American West to explore the effects of a mining boom in rural Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Wyoming.
The Guardian

Can tourism help save Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta nature reserve?

2 weeks ago
Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta recently declared the world's most irreplaceable nature reserve is under threat. Now it is hoped a new initiative, allowing visitors to explore the area with guides from local tribes, will go some way to preserving this precious and unique environmentRead about Kevin Rushby's adventure to Colombia's Lost City in Saturday's...
Daily Mail

'I just want a hamburger': What lost jogger said after two days stranded in the snowy Sierra Nevada wearing shorts and sleeping in bushes

3 weeks ago
Robert Root, 55, from Modesto in Northern California, was jogging as part of a large group in the mountain range when he ran ahead and took a wrong turn.
Los Angeles Times

California snow levels improve but remain below normal

3 weeks ago
Late winter storms have improved the Sierra Nevada snowpack, but it is still only about a third of the norm for the date, officials report.
Reuters

California snow levels remain low, signaling less water for summer

3 weeks ago
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Snow levels atop California's Sierra Nevada mountains, key indicators of how much water will be available for drought-stricken farms, residents and wildlife this summer, remained precariously low despite recent storms, officials said Tuesday.
Mashable

Snow Survey Reveals Depth of California's Water Woes

3 weeks ago
After its third-driest winter on record, driest calendar year and third straight year of below-average precipitation, California water officials were no doubt bracing for bad news when they set out to conduct a statewide snow survey high in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range on April 1. The snow survey is seen as a key marker of the health of the state's water supplies,...
physorg

Distant dust and atmospheric rivers increase flooding in California

3 weeks ago
Overseas dust increases the Sierra Nevada Mountains snowpack and atmospheric rivers cause it to rapidly melt, according to scientists at DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and their colleagues. The team reached this finding by modeling two cloud conditions under the influence of atmospheric rivers, narrow bands of moisture transported from the tropics, during...
National Geographic

California Snowpack Measure Could Reveal Future of Drought

3 weeks ago
Surveyors will ski into the Sierra Nevada mountain range on Tuesday to gauge prospects for water runoff this spring.    
Gizmodo

Why California's Drought Is Good News for Gold Prospectors

3 weeks ago
Having found a gold lining to the West's otherwise devastating drought , prospectors are flocking to the record-low rivers of the Sierra Nevada foothills. A mini gold rush has kicked off in previously inaccessible riverbeds, not far from the site of California's original gold rush. Read more...    
FOXnews

Legendary comic suing for millions over Achilles tendon

3 weeks ago
Veteran comedian George Wallace told a Nevada jury on Friday that it felt like a bear trap clamped his leg when he injured his Achilles tendon during a stand-up comedy show for a private audienc...
AP

Comic says onstage leg injury felt like bear trap

3 weeks ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Veteran comedian George Wallace told a Nevada jury on Friday that it felt like a bear trap clamped his leg when he injured his Achilles tendon during a stand-up comedy show for a private audience at a resort on the Las Vegas Strip....
AP

Comic George Wallace testifies in casino lawsuit

3 weeks ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Comedian George Wallace wasn't laughing Thursday when he told a Nevada jury that he's been permanently hobbled by a leg injury for which he is seeking $9 million from a Las Vegas Strip resort....
Science Daily

No correlation between medical marijuana legalization, crime increase: Legalization may reduce homicide, assault rates

4 weeks ago
A professor of criminology found that legalization of medical marijuana is not an indicator of increased crime. It actually may be related to reductions in certain types of violent crime. The study tracked crime rates across all 50 states between 1990 and 2006, when 11 states legalized marijuana for medical use: Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Montana, Nevada,...
physorg

Scientists identify factors limiting hybridization of closely-related woodrat species

3 weeks ago
A pair of new studies from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Idaho State University, and the University of Nevada Reno look at the surprising variety of factors that prevent two closely related species of woodrats from becoming a single hybrid species despite the existence of hybrid individuals where the two species come into contact.
Daily Mail

California's three-year drought prompts new gold rush

3 weeks ago
Low water levels have led to a mini gold rush in the same Sierra Nevada foothills that drew legions of fortune seekers from around the world in the mid-1800s.
BoingBoing

Futility Closet Podcast #002: Mass Hysteria, Airborne Sheepdogs and Mark Twain's Brother

4 weeks ago
Hosted by Greg and Sharon Ross, Futility Closet is an interactive exploration of the popular website that catalogs more than 7,000 curiosities in history, language, mathematics, literature, philosophy, and art.    
Scientific American

Energy Storage Hits the Rails Out West

4 weeks ago
In California and Nevada, projects store electricity in the form of heavy rail cars pulled up a hill -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
webwire

Bowie, MD Resident Adrienne Dupree Selected As a Speaker at Weekend Marketer Live in April 2014

4 weeks ago
Bowie, MD resident and online entrepreneur Adrienne Dupree will be a speaker at Weekend Marketer Live . Weekend Marketer Live is a live event that will be held April 4, 2014 thru April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - - Weekend Marketer Live is a three day event hosted by Connie Ragen Green. This event is different than most events because it is geared specifically...
Los Angeles Times

Coach Gail Hale uses calming technique to guide Canyon Springs to state

1 month ago
Hale will take her stress ball and team to Sacramento for the Division I championship game.Jerry Tarkanian used to bite on a towel during his coaching days at Nevada Las Vegas, and there's a high school basketball coach with an equally intriguing custom.    
chinatechnews

Lenovo Succumbs To Patent Troll In USD100 Million Deal

1 month ago
Unwired Planet, a technology company headquartered in Reno, Nevada, announced that China's Lenovo has agreed to buy a series of patent portfolios and licenses for an intellectual property portfolio from Unwired Planet for about USD100 million. The payment will be made entirely in cash. Under the agreement, Lenovo will purchase a 21 patent portfolio owned […]
ElPais

Un intruso en Telemark

1 month ago
Visita entusiasta a los escenarios noruegos de la gran aventura de la II Guerra Mundial
Mashable

Spring May Bring Midwest Flooding, Worsening of Southwest Drought

1 month ago
Spring in much of the U.S. is likely to feature a significant winter hangover, according to a climate outlook the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released on Thursday. The harsh winter in parts of the lower 48 states is likely to lead to above average chances of river flooding in the Midwest, and the near-record high Great Lakes ice cover is expected...
Daily Mail

Obamacare has left a Nevada man with $407,000 in hospital bills

1 month ago
Larry Basiach of Las Vegas who signed up for a state-approved health insurance plan in November has now been told that he didn’t have coverage when he had a heart attack in January.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Denison to buy International Enexco for uranium assets, spin off copper

1 month ago
International Enexco’s copper assets being added to new company with projects in Nevada, Alaska
White House

FACT SHEET: The Economic Case for Increasing the Minimum Wage: State by State Impact

1 month ago
The minimum wage is a critical tool for ensuring that hard work is rewarded with fair pay, but its real value has been allowed to erode substantially despite decades of economic growth. The president believes raising the minimum wage will help ensure opportunity for all Americans, and that’s why he has led by example signing an Executive Order to raise the minimum...

Countries where nevada is popular

# Countries MIX
1 United States 31.087
2 Spain 2.275
3 Mexico 1.520
4 Philippines 0.800
5 Canada 0.650
6 Germany 0.620
7 United Kingdom 0.611
8 Turkey 0.600
9 Argentina 0.420
10 France 0.370
11 Austria 0.370
12 Norway 0.350
13 Romania 0.340
14 Finland 0.240
15 India 0.240
16 Guatemala 0.200
17 Australia 0.150
18 Switzerland 0.100
19 Indonesia 0.080
20 Poland 0.070
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# Media MIX
1 foxnews 3.600
2 New York Times 1.980
3 USA Today 1.700
4 National Geographic 1.200
5 San Francisco Chronicle 1.200
6 Las Vegas Review-Journal 1.100
7 AARP Bulletin 1.050
8 MSNBC 1.000
9 weather.com 1.000
10 Sportsillustrated 1.000
11 El Pais 1.000
12 univision.com 1.000
13 Foxsports 1.000
14 TIME 0.800
15 Fanhouse 0.705
16 cbsnews 0.700
17 The Dallas Morning News 0.600
18 Los Angeles Times 0.500
19 El Mundo del Siglo XXI 0.500
20 Arizona Republic 0.500
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# Languages MIX
1 English 33.349
2 Spanish 4.325
3 German 1.130
4 French 0.610
5 Turkish 0.600
6 Norwegian 0.350
7 Romanian 0.340
8 Portuguese 0.310
9 Tagalog 0.260
10 Indonesian 0.080
11 Polish 0.070
12 Swedish 0.050
13 Finnish 0.000
14 Chinese 0.000
15 Italian 0.000
16 Korean 0.000
17 Dutch 0.000
18 Arabic 0.000
19 Zulu 0.000
20 Russian 0.000
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# Lists
1 U.S. States