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Some travelers prefer the beach and nature, others have a soft spot for the pool, and everyone wants a killer view. For all those times when you can’t choose between the two, there’s an infinity pool.

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Friday marked the end of early voting in the battleground state of Nevada, and the final returns brought decidedly good news for Democratic presidential nominee  Hillary   Clinton . Registered Democrats turned out in force in Nevada’s largest counties, providing Clinton a critical boost in a state where polling aggregates show the former secretary of state and GOP nominee  Donald   Trump  within a few points of one another . Over 57,000 votes were cast in populous Clark County, a single-day record that propelled Democrats to a statewide ballot edge larger than they held at the same point in 2012 , when President  Barack Obama  won Nevada by nearly 7 points

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In one of the more bizarre moments of his campaign ― but likely among the most calculated events this week ― Donald Trump unfurled a large rainbow flag that had the words “LGBT for Trump” scribbled across it, shortly after walking onstage at a rally in Greeley, Colorado on Sunday night. Except that the flag was upside down

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During a speech at a Donald Trump  rally in Las Vegas on Sunday, Wayne Allyn Root envisioned  Hillary Clinton and her top aide, Huma Abedin , dying in a fiery car crash. “I heard a rumor, I don’t know if you’ve heard this rumor, but while we’re all gathered here, all the networks have wall-to-wall coverage of a live police chase,” the 2008 Libertarian vice-presidential candidate and author of “Angry White Male” said. “And it’s Hillary in a white Ford Bronco! She’s got Huma driving, and they’re headed for the Mexican border.”  Root added:  “I have a name.

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Democrats are turning out in large numbers in the battleground state of Nevada, building what may become a vital electoral firewall for the party’s presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton , in the final days of the 2016 race. As of Sunday morning, registered Democrats had established a 7-point lead over registered Republicans in the state’s early vote totals . That margin is just slightly below the lead Democrats held at the same point in 2012, when President Barack Obama ended up winning the state by 6.6 percent.

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The ex-wife of former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is suing the sandwich chain, accusing the company of knowing about his sexual interest in children for years but turning a blind eye to it ― even though his promotional work included visits to schools.

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The Millennial Vote: A Turning Point

24Oct

A message for the media and political pundits everywhere: it’s time to ditch the narrative that young people won’t vote this election cycle. We all hear it every four years, and every four years young voters engage late and show up in force. It’s what we do

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Donald Trump picked up his first major newspaper endorsement over the weekend in the key battleground state of Nevada.

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So we had the final presidential debate this week, and Donald Trump went right on being Donald Trump, which should have surprised precisely no one by now. Our subtitle today, of course, refers to the two most amusing (or horrifying, take your pick…) things Trump said during the debate. Since then, both “bad hombres” and “nasty women” are trending online

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LAS VEGAS ― Rafael Rodriguez can’t vote yet ― he’s only 11.

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LAS VEGAS ― Unlike the first two presidential debates, the third one, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is all about Hillary Clinton . And she has more than the usual simple burden of trying to win an election

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Co-authored by U.S. Senators Brian Schatz and Sheldon Whitehouse An open letter to Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.

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Is Shep Smith The Future Of Fox News?

17Oct

NEW YORK ― It’s 3:00 in the afternoon, and  Shepard Smith is in the chair.

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The Nevada state senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would put $750 million in taxpayer money toward the construction of a new Las Vegas football stadium ― the first step in giving away the largest public subsidy ever for an American pro sports facility .

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Donald Trump: The American-Made Fraud

10Oct

On Sept. 2, a tarp covering part of the Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh caught fire during repair work.

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When Donald Trump descended upon a classroom of first-graders at International Christian Academy in Las Vegas on Wednesday, reactions were a mixed bag. As the Republican presidential nominee made his way into the room, some of the children offered greetings, but one resounding voice rang out above the rest. “ I’m nervous! I’m nervous! I’m nervous! ” a first-grader wise beyond their years repeated, as though a mouthpiece for Americans everywhere.

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Deshauna Barber, a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia, won the Miss USA crown on Sunday night. During the annual beauty pageant, which was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Barber beat out 51 other women for the title. She will go on to compete in the Miss Universe contest later this year

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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton took their romance to yet another stage, singing their new duet “Go Ahead and Break My Heart”  at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.  Shelton opened playing the guitar, wearing a sharp black blazer and shirt with jeans. Stefani, of course, brought the sparkle and bling in a gorgeous, sheer gown.  More..

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The Day American Democracy Died (21 January 2010)

21May

The government of the people, by the people, and for the people, has perished. Democracy was terminally ill for a long time and just lingering on life support

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The No Child Left Behind Act, the controversial Bush-era education law, promoted an emphasis on reading and math, sometimes at the expense of other subjects. Now, the nation’s new education secretary is calling on schools to expand their focus to other subjects and give students a more balanced set of course offerings.  Secretary John King Jr. — who was confirmed in March  — is expected to tout the benefits of a “well-rounded education” in a speech at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts on Thursday.

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Real estate mogul Donald Trump drew boos from the audience at the ABC News Republican presidential debate when he told Jeb Bush to quiet down during a heated exchange on the issue of eminent domain. Trump defended eminent domain, calling the expropriation of private property for public use an “absolute necessity” for the government to build schools, roads and bridges

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Celine Dion spoke publicly for the first time since her husband, René Angélil, died from throat cancer in January .  The Canadian music icon paid tribute to Angélil on Wednesday night with a memorial at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas . Plenty of people were there to celebrate the life of Dion’s late husband and manager, who helped her become one of the most famous singers in the world.  “I was never part of any of the meetings that he had where he had to say yes or no.

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“I hope she’s forgiving,” Steve Harvey told the audience just moments before Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez joined him on stage. Harvey hadn’t seen Gutierrez since the 2015 Miss Universe pageant — the night he  made the mortifying mistake of identifying her as the pageant winner . Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach had actually won the crown.  “I want to make sure she’s OK,” the comedian said during the Tuesday episode of his show.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At his only criminal court appearance to date, aging TV icon Bill Cosby stumbled past a scrum of photographers while two lawyers held him up on either side, walking him into a suburban Philadelphia courtroom. The attorneys hired to defend Cosby in the sex-assault case are a study in contrasts: — Outsider Monique Pressley, a lawyer-turned-TV legal analyst with side jobs as a pastor, motivational speaker and radio host, who got a taste of the limelight as a law student, posing a question about race in the O.J. Simpson trial on CNN’s Larry King Live

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hillary Clinton’s plan to stem her slide against Bernie Sanders in the presidential primary began to come into clear focus Sunday night in the fourth Democratic debate. With two weeks to go before Iowa’s caucuses, the former secretary of state offered several closing arguments: If you liked Barack Obama, stick with Clinton.

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Daniel Dion, brother to Celine Dion, has died at age 59 of cancer . The news comes just two days after Celine Dion lost her husband , René Angélil, to throat cancer at the age of 73.  A tribute for Daniel Dion will take place on Saturday, Jan.

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Disrupting Alzheimer’s And Us

16Ene

The 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas, and tens of thousands have gathered to gawk at the latest gadgets and speculate about the wild possibilities of futuristic technologies.

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LAS VEGAS — In the last few years, advertisers have become accustomed to finely targeting web and email marketing for distinct consumers.

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LAS VEGAS — These days, the Consumer Electronics Show is about more than just electronics. Marketers and ad agencies also flocked to Vegas to find out about new opportunities to reach consumers

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LAS VEGAS — VideoAmp is a relatively new player to the burgeoning landscape of cross-screen video ad technology vendors. At least, it may look like that from the outside.

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This week President Obama announced a series of actions on guns. The word that journalists most often used to describe them was “modest.” Obama clarified exactly who is “in the business” of selling guns, and thus must perform a background check on potential customers.

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In April on CNBC , I called a top in the China market and urged a move to cash. The accompanying chart — see the red arrow — underscores the prescience of the call.

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How can ISIS and other Muslim terrorists be defeated? This is the question of our generation and maybe of the century. First, a simple quiz

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"Leaders," Keeping Secrets

09Ene

Hillary, Rahm, Snyder, Walker — the list goes on. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website

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For those that are one of the 45 million adults without a credit file or that don’t have enough credit history to be scored using traditional scoring models I have some great news to report today! There is a new way for you to establish credit and even get a credit card using an alternative credit scoring system. eCredable and BBVA Compass Bank have partnered to allow consumers to use the eCredable credit score to apply for a credit card issued by BBVA. Why is this news so monumental?

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Dismissing the Notion of Insubordination

08Ene

by Rod Collins, Director of Innovation at Optimity Advisors In a recent article in Acoustic Guitar , Adam Perlmutter chronicles the unusual career path of Dick Boak, one of Martin Guitar’s most creative luthiers. Today Boak is the historian-in-residence of the 183-year old company and one of the most respected craftsman in his profession, but his entrée and advancement in the revered company is an intriguing and unconventional tale. Boak was enamored with music and woodmaking at an early age.

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I remember every detail of a recent exchange I had with my colleagues, and I think I always will. I was speaking with a team at our firm who told me how they had helped a global client achieve one of its most important priorities — data integrity — by developing predictive algorithms to detect data deviations. I know what you’re thinking: Why was I so interested in data algorithms

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Dear Madam Secretary, Please Help Sharks

07Ene

ATTN: The Honorable Penny Pritzker Secretary of Commerce Email: [email protected] Dear Madam Secretary, My Name is Jonah Bryson, and I am a 15-year-old American who is concerned about his future and the future of our planet. I have devoted much of my time and passion to making the world a better place. And at this point in time, with what we know, I am shocked that policy-makers still allow others to contribute to the extinction of species and depletion of biodiversity

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix has already crossed off the biggest item on its New Year’s list of resolutions.

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Talk about sore losers. The Canadian pipeline company TransCanada announced this afternoon that it is suing Obama Administration over its decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. The lawsuit won’t do anything to help get the pipeline built, it’s too late for that.

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Shark Tank Edition: How to Value a Startup

06Ene

Lately, it seems like every week we read about a new hot startup selling for millions of dollars. Despite the high prices investors are willing to put on these companies, many are not profitable, and some are not even generating revenue

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Last week, a man named Jesse Braham (stage name Jesse Graham) tried to sue Taylor Swift for a whopping $42 million . He claimed that her hit “Shake It Off” uses lyrics from his song, “Haters Gone Hate.” (Clearly, he’d been living under a rock and hadn’t heard any hip-hop/R&B songs from the past 30 years. See: 3Lw’s ” Playas Gon’ Play ,” 504 Boyz’s ” Haters Gon’ Hate .”)  On Tuesday, Judge Gail Standish of the U.S.

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“None of us get out of life alive, so be gallant, be great, be gracious, and be grateful for the opportunities you have.”  Those were the poignant, emotional words uttered by 18-year-old Jake Bailey , a cancer patient who left his hospital bed last week so he could deliver an inspiring message to his classmates.

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Jessica Simpson knows the power of a great little black dress.  The 35-year-old stepped out on Saturday night for a night in New York City with husband Eric Johnson. Simpson wore a sexy black frock which featured a short hemline and leather accents on the torso, and it appears she opted to go braless.

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The Tipping Point?

07Nov

Question … “When is the tipping point?” Do you recognize it before it happens or only after

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The Democratic presidential field is kicking off a weekend of wooing African-American voters in South Carolina, a critical early voting state

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Susan Schneider, Robin Williams’ widow, recently sat down with People to talk about her late husband’s battle with Lewy body dementia and his August 2014 suicide.  “I completely forgave him, I completely understood,” Schneider told People magazine , in reference to her husband’s death. “I was beside myself in agony, but he fought to the end and I didn’t know what we were fighting, but I knew we were fighting hard.” While some speculated that Williams suffered from depression, Schneider  explained to People that it wasn’t the main cause of his death.  “It was not depression that killed Robin,” she said . “Depression was one of let’s call it 50 symptoms and it was a small one.” Williams was eventually diagnosed  Lewy body dementia  after his death

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I recently entered my 29th year of practice in the field of emotional health. Through the decades, I’ve seen a number of things change–hairstyles, clothing trends, music, cars, technology, and communication preferences

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In recent days, the Democratic Party establishment has stepped up efforts to freeze the momentum for Sen. Bernie Sanders, pressing Democratic Party office holders, who are also convention super delegates, to get in line and trying to create an impression that the contest is over

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How the Kardashian-Jenners really made their millions. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website

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LAS VEGAS — The first debate of the 2016 Democratic presidential primary will be defined by two moments: When the topic turned to Sen.

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WASHINGTON — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), chair of the Democratic National Committee, on Tuesday pushed back against claims that the party disinvited its own deputy chair from the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas. Wasserman Schultz defended the party’s decision to only hold six presidential debates during the 2016 election cycle

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The Democrats running for president face off for the first time Tuesday at a debate in Las Vegas. The debate, hosted by CNN, will feature former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen.

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LAS VEGAS — The political world has been talking nonstop about the first Democratic primary debate Tuesday night, but here in Sin City, it’s barely registering. The Huffington Post talked to a handful of tourists in the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, where the debate is taking place. Many of them had no idea there was a political event going on until they saw the giant sign outside the building.  “I’m scared,” one woman said when asked what she thought of the debate happening at the hotel where she’s staying.

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How do you recover from a major customer service disaster ?

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This week, from the Wynn Las Vegas Casino Hotel, CNN will televise the first Democratic debate of the primary season. The news channel’s guru, Jeff Zucker, has a problem here: Unlike the fractious, bumptious, eminently televisable Republican mess that garnered huge ratings for the network, the Democratic debate features two front-runners who won’t fight one another, along with a handful of little-known candidates whose first priority is make the sort of generically good impression that could propel them to the mid-single digits in the polls.

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WASHINGTON — The next two weeks will provide Hillary Clinton with two of her best chances yet to distinguish herself from her presidential primary opponents and put to rest lingering concern over the private email server she used while secretary of state. The first chance comes Tuesday, when five Democratic candidates face off in Las Vegas for their first debate. While the primary has been a polite affair so far, especially  compared to the Republican race , the  debate will be the first chance for voters to evaluate the candidates side by side. The Clinton campaign is focused on highlighting her progressive positions while also showing that she is the best-equipped to turn campaign proposals into governing realities

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Why Frank and Not Bing?

07Oct

This is Frank Sinatra’s centennial year — the Sirius radio station bearing his name tells us every three minutes. Earlier this year HBO aired a six-hour documentary chronicling his career from the earliest days to his late triumphs.

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By Nancy Gould Chuda Founder and Editor-in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Some call her Liv, others Livvy, and if you’re a close family friend and want to get her attention you say, OLIVIA . But to her fans and friends alike she is Olivia Newton-John, one of the most popular and talented singers in the world.

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On Saturday night’s episode of “Oprah: Where Are They Now? “, former child star Danny Pintauro revealed that he has been living with a big secret for more than a decade: He is HIV-positive. Everyone remembers the young, blond-haired Pintauro as Jonathan on the family sitcom “Who’s the Boss?” For eight years, Pintauro played the son of a driven single mother, winning over audiences with his nerdy charm.

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Magic: What if it was Real

29Ago

Las Vegas is home to many magicians, most of whom are hard core illusionists. Concentrating on sleight of hand, misdirection, and other tricks of professional conjurers, they ply their trade and compete for bookings

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Barack Obama is about to leave on a historic journey that could affect Americans for generations to come – he’ll become the first sitting American President to visit the Arctic to observe Alaska’s rapidly melting glaciers. This trip, coming on the heels of Obama’s historic clean energy plan is groundbreaking

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway.

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What’s your breaking point? When do you say “That’s it — I’m never flying again!” It’s no academic question for America’s airlines, which continue to provoke passengers with new fees, surcharges and rules.

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-Vt), stumping in Iowa May 28th, 2015 Politics isn’t safe. It makes throwing down money in Las Vegas look like a sound investment

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Where You Can Find Yourself

06Ago

You can find yourself in a yoga class (or whatever workout floats your boat), feeling strong and willing to try a new pose.

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Awesome Swim-Up Pool Bars

17Jul

When the weather gets warm, nothing beats the pleasure of a cold drink and a refreshing pool — preferably at the same time.

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Candidate Speech Series: Hillary Clinton

17Jul

This is a continuing series of candidate speech transcripts from all the Democratic presidential campaigns, which will be running all week long. Please see the introduction to this series for more information.   Hillary Clinton https://www.hillaryclinton.com/ Introduction to Roundtable Discussion Rancho High School, North Las Vegas, Nevada 5/5/15 It is wonderful to be back in Nevada and at Rancho.

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Pro Teams Overdue in Las Vegas

29Jun

Original Post on Forbes.com 6/25/2015 @ 9:00AM Las Vegas has a market population of 1.7 million with a combined metro population of almost 850,000.

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Walter White is the one who knocks and also the one who dances to his own song at music festivals. Bryan Cranston made a surprise appearance at the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas Saturday night to resurrect his “Breaking Bad” character. During Above & Beyond’s set at the festival, the actor came on stage with the DJs to introduce their song ” Walter White .” More…

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Just two days shy of her 24th birthday, “Teen Mom OG” star Farrah Abraham headed to Las Vegas for a birthday pool party — and she was sure to dress for the occasion.

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Legendary blues musician B.B. King has died in Las Vegas, his attorney told The Associated Press

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LAS VEGAS — Over-the-top devices are the fastest growing screens for watching content across platforms, says  Jeremy Helfand, VP of Video Solutions at Adobe , in an interview with Beet.TV. “Over-the-top is no longer an experiment, but an expectation to watch content wherever and whenever you want,” he says. More..

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