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Gillibrand seeks to improve asylum process for immigrants

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is pitching her ideas to improve the asylum process for immigrants while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps unaccompanied immigrant children. The senator from New York kicked off her first presidential campaign trip to Nevada on Thursday by taking […]
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Donny and Marie Osmond announce end of Las Vegas residency

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donny and Marie Osmond say they will end their Las Vegas show later this year, concluding an 11-year run on the Strip. The brother-sister duo made the announcement during an appearance on “Good Morning America” on Thursday. Their final performance at the Flamingo Las Vegas is scheduled for Nov. 16. According […]
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The DTV Sequels to ‘Joy Ride’ Should Remain the Road Trips Not Taken

(Welcome to DTV Descent, a series that explores the weird and wild world of direct-to-video sequels to theatrically released movies. In this edition, we hit the road with troublemaking youths and a murderous trucker named Rusty Nails.) If you didn’t know it previously or intuitively, horror movies are the ones most likely to see a direct to video follow-up in the years following a successful theatrical release. Sometimes, though, we get sequels to movies that bombed but later found a cult follo...
Tags: Movies, Features, Canada, Walton Goggins, Las Vegas, Roadkill, Nik, Bobby, Don, Lewis, Melissa, J J Abrams, Levine, Rusty, DON T, Dahl

Tips on Building SEO and Online Awareness

YouTube videos and link building By Kellen Kautzman Developing and increasing online awareness is key for small business owners, and there are many simple, inexpensive strategies. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a battle. Each of the hundreds of businesses I’ve worked with over the last decade have wanted the same thing – return on investment. Most believe if they rank well in Google, they will see the desired return. Their success, of course, is completely dependent upon the keywords which ...
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Amify raises its first venture round on a promise: to boost revenue for third party sellers on Amazon

Small businesses have a complicated relationship with Amazon . While they fear the company because they have no control over it, Amazon’s platform is also a great way to reach shoppers, particularly small businesses that rise to the top of its results pages. Amify, a nine-year-old, Alexandria, Va.-based company, says it can get them there, and investors are buying its pitch. As founder and CEO Ethan McAfee tells us, the 60-person company just raised $5.8 million in Series A funding — its first...
Tags: Amazon, TC, China, Tech, Venture Capital, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, Brooks, McAfee, Alexandria Va, Nigel Morris, T Rowe Price, Dundee Venture Capital, CincyTech, Amify, Ethan McAfee

QUICK ENDING! MOM’s Magic Mike Live StripStakes Sweepstakes 3/30 1PPD21+

Grab today’s code answer and enter the MOM’s Magic Mike Live StripStakes Sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas OR $500 in cash! Click HERE to get the daily code.... Click to read more...
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Police release more records in Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Accounts of Las Vegas police collecting bullet fragments and tracing gun purchases are among newly released records from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. More than 750 pages of documents were distributed Wednesday by Las Vegas police. However, a motive remains unknown for the carnage that killed 58 people […]
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Transit Unions Are Drawing Up a Plan to Confront Autonomous Vehicles

As institutional embrace of automation continues to create a mounting threat to existing jobs, unions are formally taking note. Last year, the largest Las Vegas service workers union organized a strike partly over casinos’ plans to embrace automated systems, and the union won language in the resulting contract that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Labor, Automation, Las Vegas, Automaton

AAF shifts title game from Vegas to Frisco, Texas

The AAF is moving its title game from Las Vegas to the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility in Frisco, Texas. The game will be played at the Ford Center at The Star on April 27.
Tags: NFL, Dallas Cowboys, Las Vegas, Vegas, AAF, Frisco Texas, Ford Center

Alliance football league moves title game to Frisco, Texas

The Alliance of American Football is moving its championship game from Las Vegas to Frisco, Texas. The new eight-team spring league, which plays its seventh set of games this weekend, said Wednesday that the April 27 title match will switch to The Ford Center at the Star, which is owned by Jerry Jones and the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Las Vegas, Frisco Texas, Jerry Jones, Ford Center, Alliance of American Football

Realogy launches ‘Agent X’ voice assistant, Facebook ad tool

The nation's largest real estate company is not about to let other brokerages claim technological supremacy — at least not without a fight.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Social Media, Radio, Agent, Las Vegas, Industry News, Coldwell Banker, Realogy, Agent X, Brokerage, Select, Ryan Schneider, RGX

‘Jezebel’ Review: A Sexy and Strange Middle-Finger to Stereotypes and Tropes [SXSW]

Sabrina is talking to someone on the phone in the first scene of Jezebel . She’s hard at work as a phone sex operator, moaning in her husky voice to really sell her performance. What makes the scene jarring is realizing her younger sister Tiffany is wide awake nearby, hearing everything. Thus begins a film that explores financial independence and sex work from the lens of a young Black woman to great effect. Based on a true story set in Las Vegas in 1998, Jezebel centers Tiffany (...
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Dillashaw gives up UFC 135-pound title because of drug test

LAS VEGAS (AP) — TJ Dillashaw has surrendered the UFC 135-pound championship because of an “adverse finding” in his last drug test. Dillashaw posted on social media that he would give up the belt after he was informed by the New York State Athletic Commission and the United States Anti-Doping Agency of the results of […]
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Entrepreneur With Street Smarts Not Learned In Business School

by Ron Coury, author of “Tenacity: A Vegas Businessman Survives Brooklyn, the Marines, Corruption and Cancer to Achieve the American Dream: A True Life Story“ If I had to give myself a title or occupation description after four decades of business activity in Las Vegas, I’d call myself an observational entrepreneur, a “niche finder.” With nearly every venture I’ve undertaken, I identified a niche in which we could do things better than they were currently being done. This mindset was easy to ex...
Tags: Startups, Brooklyn, United States, Marine Corps, Las Vegas, Advice For The Young At Heart, Entrepreneur Advice, Ron Coury, Street Smart, Marines Corruption

NS8 raises $26 mln

Edison Partners said March 20 that it led a $26 million funding round for NS8, an ecommerce security and website performance company. PRESS RELEASE PRINCETON, NJ (March 20, 2019)—Edison Partners, the growth equity investment firm, today announced leading a $26 million funding round in Las Vegas-based ecommerce security and website performance company NS8. The company will use the funds to accelerate product innovation and go-to-market expansion. Ecommerce fraud is growing at nearly twice the rat...
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Kurt Busch's on-track strategy: 'Avoid (No.) 17 at all costs'

After some aggressive driving early in this 2019 season from Ricky Stenhouse Jr. — including his typical superspeedway daring in the Daytona 500 and a run-in with Erik Jones in Las Vegas — fellow drivers now take note of where the No. Roush Fenway Racing Ford is on the track at all times. Kurt Busch remarked as such in a tweet Monday evening.
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Kurt Busch, Motor Racing, Daytona, Erik Jones, Ricky Stenhouse Jr, No Roush Fenway Racing Ford

The NHL’s Music Man

from Carol Schram at Forbes, Imagine a job where you're required to mount a series of world-class concerts designed galvanize live audiences while also looking and sounding great on television. And by the way — you don't know when or where those events will happen. With just over three weeks until the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs kick off on April 10, that's the task charged to the National Hockey League's Chief Content Officer, Steve Mayer.... Mayer joined the NH...
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Don’t just grow at Inman Connect — now you can THRIVE!

More tactical and interactive, the THRIVE workshops offer attendees live problem-solving with industry leaders.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Events, Content Marketing, Radio, Agent, Las Vegas, Event, Conference, Brokerage, Inman Connect, Thrive, Inman Connect Marketing, Thrive in a Turning Market, Inman Connect Las Vegas

Everything We Know About Netflix’s 2019 Original Series

Netflix is officially the future. First, the streaming service made history by being the first network, or “network,” this century to have more Emmy nominations than HBO. Then, it went and tied the premium cable giant at the 2018 Emmys with both companies taking home 23 total awards.So, it’s time to actually look into the future of Netflix. With 2019 in full swing, it's time to figure out what treats lie in our streaming future. And, the next year is already filled with ultra bingeable promise....
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Netflix, Elton John, Drew Barrymore, Gillian Anderson, Idris Elba, Las Vegas, Coachella, Ellen Page, Ellie Kemper, Kiernan Shipka

20 Reasons Why You Should Visit Las Vegas At Least Once In Your Lifetime!

Here are 20 reasons why you should visit Las Vegas at least once! You won’t believe how many ways you can do Las Vegas on the cheap! Bring the kids and get ready to have some fun. There is so much to see and do in and around Vegas. Then there’s the food. There is […].Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Yandex inks deal with Hyundai to build self-driving car tech for its Mobis OEM division

On the heels of becoming the latest investor in Ola, today Hyundai announced another key deal to further its ambitions in next-generation automotive services. Yandex, the Russian search giant that has been working on self-driving car technology, has inked a partnership with Hyundai to develop software and hardware for autonomous car systems. This is Yandex’s first partnership with a carmaker, and specifically, Yandex will be working with Hyundai Mobis, the car giant’s OEM parts and service di...
Tags: Google, TC, Transportation, China, Russia, India, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Toyota, Estonia, Las Vegas, Autonomous Cars, Baidu, Hyundai, Kia

UCLA men’s basketball season in review: End of Steve Alford era opens uncertain future

As time wound down in UCLA’s season-ending loss to Arizona State in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas, Pac-12 Networks announcer Ted Robinson said he couldn’t imagine a more uncertain time for the prestigious program. Bill Walton, analyst, UCLA legend and ardent Bruins supporter, agreed as UCLA finished 17-16 overall and 9-9 in Pac-12 play. A coaching search loomed over UCLA’s Pac-12 season after Athletic Director Dan Guerrero dismissed former head coach Steve Alford on New...
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J. Balvin, Ozuna, Deadmau5 Among New Artists Launching 2019 Vegas Residencies

The list of artists heading to Vegas this year is getting a little longer. Reggaeton stars J. Balvin and Ozuna and DJ heavyweights Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5 and Eric Prydz are among the new artists who have announced residencies this spring at the Palms Casino Resort. The performers join previously announced residencies by Cardi B, […]
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Vegas, Cardi B, Cardi, Marshmello, Ozuna, Armin Van Buuren, J Balvin, G-Eazy, Eric prydz, VarietySpy, J Balvin Ozuna

Daily News high school softball rankings, March 18

The latest Daily News high school softball rankings as of March 18. DAILY NEWS TOP 10 1. Oaks Christian (8-2): Lions roar back to the top spot after claiming the Bishop Gorman Tournament in Las Vegas, going 5-0 by beating Faith Lutheran (Nev.), St. Anthony, Desert Oaks, Clovis and Aliso Niguel in what Coach Pete Ackermann called a complete “team effort.” Lions open Marmonte League play with a bang at unbeaten Newbury Park on Tuesday and Calabasas on Thursday. 2. Valencia (9-2): Nothing like an 1...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Las Vegas, Panorama, Chatsworth, Kennedy, Valencia, High School Sports, Warriors, Louisville, San Marcos, Daily News, St Paul, Saugus

Drinking laws in the Arab world

In the multi-billion-dollar game of tourism, having places for people to cut loose and drink is as important as beaches and chef-driven restaurants. This is the conundrum for much of the Middle East and parts of North Africa, as strict Muslim countries — governed by Sharia law prohibiting any involvement with alcohol – try to develop large-scale tourism. Nearly all of the Muslim countries you’d want to visit have ways for you to drink; you just need to follow an often confusing set of laws to...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Israel, Qatar, Turkey, United States, Egypt, Morocco, Middle East, Dubai, Oman, FIFA World Cup, Alcohol Laws, Erdogan, Tsa, Jordan

10 Best Places with Lunch in Las Vegas

When people think of Las Vegas the night scene comes to mind due to the exciting and vibrant casino life. This easily conjures up images of dinner reservations before one hits the Strip to spin the slots. But ch
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Golden Knights Beat Oilers – Marchessault Tallies Two

LAS VEGAS — Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 Sunday night. Mark Stone, Cody Eakin, Brayden McNabb and Alex Tuch also scored for Vegas, and Malcolm Subban stopped 16 shots. The Golden Knights improved to 8-1-0 in nine games since acquiring Stone from Ottawa at the NHL trade deadline. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Leon Draisaitl and Kris Russell scored for Edmonton, while Connor McDavid had two assists. Mikko Koskinen made 28 saves. Vegas, th...
Tags: Sport, Arizona, San Jose, Las Vegas, Hockey, NHL, Smith, St Louis, Edmonton, Vegas, Ottawa, Edmonton Oilers, Pacific Division, Oilers, Coyotes, Jonathan Marchessault

Upsets have become the norm at NCAA Tournament

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Picking a perfect bracket has become a nearly impossible act, the ritual of ripping up brackets an annual rite of the NCAA Tournament. UMBC proved the point early last year by beating Virginia to become the first No. 16 seed to topple a No. 1 in tournament history. Loyola-Chicago proved it […]
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UCLA men’s basketball kept out of postseason tournaments on Selection Sunday

The inevitable is now official as UCLA will miss the postseason for the second time in four years. The Bruins did not make the NCAA Tournament field announced Sunday and didn’t make the cut for the NIT. The Pac-12 sent three teams to the NCAA Tournament, with conference tournament champion Oregon earning the automatic bid and regular-season champ Washington and Arizona State earning at-large bids. Colorado, which finished with the fourth-best overall record in the Pac-12, was the only team in th...
Tags: Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Sports, NFL, Sport, Ap, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Las Vegas, Ucla, Ncaa Tournament, Bruins, Arizona State, Bartow

Week 15: Viva Las Vegas Baby!

We weren’t intending on visiting Vegas on our America Unplugged road trip. Our intention on  this trip is to go beyond the main tourist destinations that everyone knows, and strangely, wants to visit. But, since we were close by, and our Australian readers insist on incorporating Vegas into their travel plans, we decided why not? I wasn’t expecting to have a great time – I mean how long can you spend looking at casinos before you get bored? But, I arrived intending to have a great time and see V...
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