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  • News Summary At This Hour-Friday 9/21/2018

    09/21/2018 4:46:25 AM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/21/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump spoke at a campaign rally for the midterm elections in Las Vegas last night, urging everyone there to vote in November saying: "America is winning again, because we are putting America first again". Trump urged votes for Republicans saying: "We need to have more Republicans in office."...... There was a restitution hearing in Las Vegas yesterday in connection with the Bunkerville Standoff case for Todd Engel, convicted in May 2017 and sentenced to 14 years in prison. Engel came to the defense of the Bundy Ranch in Nevada in April 2014..... The latest from the lawyer for the...
  • Stalled 2016 gun buyer measure headed to Nevada high court (barf alert)

    09/21/2018 3:35:41 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 4 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 20 sept 2018 | Ken Ritter
    Backers of a voter-approved gun buyer screening initiative that passed in November 2016 but was never enacted have filed notice they'll ask the Nevada Supreme Court to overrule a judge who decided the measure was fatally flawed and could not be enforced. The state high court should side with voters who chose to close what proponents of the measure call a legal loophole that lets gun purchasers skip background screenings when buying from another person or online, attorney Tami Cowden said Thursday. Twenty states have similar laws, she said. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval declined through his spokeswoman to respond to...
  • Trump questions why Kavanaugh accuser didn't call the FBI after alleged assault

    09/21/2018 12:16:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | September 20, 2018 | Kate Sullivan and Brian Ries
    President Donald Trump deviated from his previously measured comments about the woman who has accused his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when he questioned Thursday why the woman didn't call the police 36 years ago, when she says the incident happened. "Why didn't somebody call the FBI 36 years ago? I mean you could also say when did this all happen, what's going on? To take a man like this and besmirch -- now with that being said, let her have her say and let's see how it all works out," Trump said during an interview on...
  • Photos: ‘Just Like 2016!’ Massive Lines for Trump Las Vegas rally

    09/20/2018 7:06:37 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    GP ^ | September 20,2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    Photos posted online from Las Vegas show a massive turnout for President’s Trump’s campaign rally being held Thursday night at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The half-mile-plus lines in the 95 degree heat are reminiscent of the huge crowds that turned out in 2015-2016 for Trump’s presidential campaign rallies. The Washington Post’s Ashley Parker reported on the enthusiasm of the Trump supporters, “Some brief anecdotal scene from the Trump rally here in Las Vegas: One woman drove in from San Diego. Another drove 16 hours from Elk City, Idaho. A man and his son flew down from Washington State. And...
  • News Summary At This Hour-Thursday 9/20/2018

    09/20/2018 5:17:51 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/20/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    President Donald Trump is taking his "Make America Great Again" mid-term election tour to Las Vegas today. The President is banking on his own personal popularity and persona to boost Republican candidates, even ones backed by those known for opposing his immigration policies like the "Cheap Labor Express" US Chamber of Commerce. In Nevada's race for governor there's a third force present with the candidacy of Ryan Bundy...... President Trump says: "I don't have an Attorney General".... An Israeli delegation is in Russia led by its air force chief to explain Israel's side of the Monday night incident in Syria...
  • Bunkerville Standoff: Unapproved Content On Ryan Bundy Campaingn Website Stirs Up Storm

    09/20/2018 3:56:49 AM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/19/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "Hell no, I don't agree with that" Ryan Bundy Responds To "Rape For Rape" Content Placed on His "Ryan Bundy For Governor" Website By Web Designer Of Site Cardiff Gerhardt When someone runs as a "third party" like Ryan Bundy is for Governor of Nevada as an Independent, one can expect the established political machines to either spy on the campaign or actively try to cause damage if the third candidate poses a serious threat. In the UK the United Kingdom Independence Party found itself hit hard by people who made outrageous comments as candidates or elected officials or ended...
  • Las Vegas judge nullifies results of Republican election

    09/19/2018 5:09:13 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 24 replies
    https://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 09/18/2018 | By Ramona Giwargis
    In a decision that appears to flout Nevada election law, a Las Vegas judge has nullified the results of a Republican primary election. Jason Burke defeated Mack Miller by 122 votes in the June 12 primary for state Assembly District 5, but a judge declared Miller “the rightful winner of the election” because Burke did not file campaign finance reports in time. “This is certainly a novel case that I haven’t seen before,” said Las Vegas attorney Daniel Stewart, who specializes in Nevada election law. “But no two election contests are the same, and it seems like every election cycle...
  • Protecting Las Vegans means supporting reasonable gun policies (barf alert)

    09/19/2018 3:12:43 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 15 replies
    lLas Vegas Sun ^ | 19 sept 2018
    In a recent interview with the Sun, Sheriff Joe Lombardo said he loses sleep “wondering if we’re doing everything possible to protect our children, protect our community.” There’s no reason to doubt the sincerity of that comment. Lombardo clearly takes his responsibility to protect and serve the people of Southern Nevada seriously, as he showed most vividly during the minutes, days and weeks after the Oct. 1 shooting. But when asked later in the interview whether he’d support legislation to increase gun safety in Nevada, Lombardo demurred. He declined to give support for broad measures — bans on sales of...
  • String of crashes on new stretch of Interstate 11 spurs concern

    09/17/2018 10:50:24 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | September 16, 2018 | Mick Akers
    There have been three crashes in about one month on the newly opened Interstate 11, resulting in four deaths and causing concern with transportation officials. Representing the first new portion of highway added in the United States in 25 years, I-11 is a 15-mile stretch linking motorists between the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge near the Hoover Dam and Henderson, bypassing Boulder City. The celebration of the newly opened road on Aug. 9 was short-lived. On Aug. 14, a two-vehicle crash left two men dead. On Aug. 28, a two-vehicle crash left two dead and three injured. On Sept. 6,...
  • Changing times leave sheriff feeling uneasy (Las Vegas)

    09/16/2018 4:34:51 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 8 replies
    lLas Vegas Sun ^ | 16 sept 2018 | ricardo-torres-cortez
    ---(snip)-- Lombardo maintains that “well over” 40 percent of suspects or victims in local violent crimes are Californians with ties to that state’s law enforcement and its prison system. Some of them have been identified gang members. The nexus might be because past legislation depopulated some California prisons, eased parole conditions and lowered the amount of time served for non-violent offenders jailed for parole violations. Could it also be that criminals think the valley is a good place to commit crimes and easily flee back home?
  • President Trump to rally in Las Vegas, Sept. 20

    09/14/2018 11:56:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    KSNV-TV ^ | September 14, 2018 | Ashley Forest|
    LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — President Donald Trump will be making a stop in Las Vegas next week. He will be speaking at a "Make America Great Again" rally on Thursday, Sept. 20. The rally will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Doors are open to the general public at 4 p.m. The president is expected to speak around 7 that evening. This is the eleventh rally that President Trump has held in Nevada and the seventh rally in the Las Vegas area since he first began his race for president in June 2015.
  • Bunkerville Standoff: The Pete Santilli Sentencing Farce

    09/13/2018 3:58:16 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/12/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "Stay with the Bundy's and you'll be OK" Cliven Bundy Internet broadcaster Pete Santilli was arrested in Burns, Oregon the evening of January 26th, 2016 just hours after the bloody FBI operation outside of town that killed LaVoy Finicum and injured Ryan Bundy. Santilli was in town broadcasting the news of what happened and did different things from standing outside the hospital where the injured Ryan Bundy was being treated to vaping in front of the camera for some apparent stress relief. But the feds decided to nab him and wanted to try him in Oregon for his internet streams....
  • Report: Las Vegas professor shot himself in arm to protest Trump

    09/11/2018 8:07:31 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 136 replies
    https://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 09/11/2018 | By Rio Lacanlale
    A longtime College of Southern Nevada sociology professor is facing felony gun charges in connection with an on-campus shooting on the second day of classes. Mark J. Bird was charged last month with discharging a gun within a prohibited structure, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and possessing a dangerous weapon on school property, court records show. He was found bleeding from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his arm about 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 28 outside a bathroom in the Charleston campus K building.
  • 1 dead in shooting at North Las Vegas high school

    09/11/2018 5:40:42 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 13 replies
    https://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 09/11/2018 | By Meghin Delaney
    North Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal shooting at Canyon Springs High School. An 18-year-old male died in the shooting, which happened near the athletic fields, acting North Las Vegas Police Chief Justin Roberts said during a news briefing just before 4:30 p.m. Roberts did not confirm whether the male was a student at the school.
  • Family files lawsuit after woman dies in Mineral County jail

    09/11/2018 4:04:52 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 65 replies
    https://mynews4.com ^ | Wednesday, September 5th 2018 | by Melissa Matheney|
    HAWTHORNE, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — The family of a 27-year-old woman who died in a jail cell in Mineral County has filed a lawsuit arguing deputies left her to die after ignoring her serious medical needs. Kelly Coltrain was jailed in July of 2017 for unpaid traffic tickets after she was pulled over for speeding.
  • You Won’t Believe Who’s Running for Governor of Nevada

    09/08/2018 7:07:14 AM PDT · by davikkm · 18 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    America’s political sphere is becoming a place where outcomes considered unthinkable in the past are becoming reality. This can almost entirely be attributed to the rise of populism. In recent decades, the ruling-class has presided over a disastrous foreign policy, deep economic recessions and the diminishment of human rights. Now, it appears the people have had enough. Whether you love them or loath them, Trump, Bernie, Ocasio-Cortez, Patriot Prayer and Antifa are all the expression of the citizens’ demand for change. But these populist uprisings are not confined to the federal level. A man by the name of Ryan Bundy...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    08/29/2018 5:23:18 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/29/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    We begin with the latest on the Russia, Syria, Iran situation. The United States is publicly warning Russia and Syria against the use of chemical weapons during the upcoming government offensive in Syria. Heather Nauert of the State Department says that the United States will respond to any verified use of chemical weapons in Syria "in a swift and appropriate manner".... Meanhile, US UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says Iran is using human shield in the war in Yemen where Iran backs the Houthi rebels. Her comments came hours after a United Nations human rights panel reported that the various factions...
  • Nevada Gun Control Initiative Proponents Lose Case in Court

    08/28/2018 5:42:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In 2016, anti-Second Amendment zealot Michael Bloomberg, was able to place Question 1, severe restrictions on private gun sales, on the ballot in Nevada.  The Bloomberg supported initiative outspent the opposition $18,913,032.54 to $6,639,608.20.  The costs do not include the money spent to put the initiative on the ballot. The measure passed 558,631 votes to 548,732 votes. Rural areas overwhelmingly voted against the measure; Las Vegas voters overwhelmingly voted for it. After the initiative passed, it could not be implemented, because it required the state to demand things the State of Nevada had no legal right to demand. The...
  • Las Vegas Shooter’s Girlfriend Listed 'FBI' as 'Employer' On Loan Application

    08/26/2018 3:48:32 PM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 39 replies
    NN ^ | 08/26/18 | Riva Mendova
    The girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock claimed she worked for the FBI on a loan application, according to the Australian national. Marilou Danley, who fingerprints were also found on Paddock’s horde of ammunition packed into unused rifle magazines, told the consumer credit reporting bureaus that her place of employment was the “Federal Bureau of Investigation.” One source within the FBI told TruPundit that the Bureau “might have made payments to Danley but it is above my level."
  • Bunkerville Standoff: Set The Captives Free, Appeal To President Trump For Pardons

    08/26/2018 6:05:04 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/24/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    While others are free after the truth came out, three men are still in prison in spite of the obvious rigging of the cases against them by the US Justice Department (Todd-Engel-14 years, Greb Burleson-68 years, three months and Jerry Delemus-seven years, three months). Before Todd Engel was removed late Thursday from a privately owned prison in Pahrump, Nevada to his new federal prison location, Briana Bundy issued an appeal which was published on his Facebook support page. The appeal links to a letter Todd wrote called "A Long Trail Of Abuses" Link here:..... Bundy is urging that the letter...