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Nevada: State in the United States
Nevada is a state in the Western United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 32nd most populous, but the 9th least densely populated of the U.S. states. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area, including three of the state's four largest incorporated cities. Nevada's capital is Carson City.

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UFC featherweight champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Felicia Spencer make weight for their title brawl at UFC250 [Video]

UFC featherweight champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Felicia Spencer make weight for their title brawl at UFC250

Brazil's Amanda Nunes is hoping to defend her two championship titles this Saturday

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Las Vegas casinos reopen after coronavirus closure [Video]

Las Vegas casinos reopen after coronavirus closure

Nevada casinos reopened at 12:01 a.m. after nearly 80 days of state-mandated closures to limit the spread of the coronavirus.View on euronews

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Mixed martial arts returns to Las Vegas as fighters make weight for UFC Fight Night [Video]

Mixed martial arts returns to Las Vegas as fighters make weight for UFC Fight Night

Mixed martial arts returns to Las Vegas this weekend for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began with UFC holding a Fight Night event at their Apex arena.

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MGM Resorts To Reopen Four Casinos [Video]

MGM Resorts To Reopen Four Casinos

MGM Resorts announced on Wednesday that its Las Vegas casinos will reopen on June 4. The casino has been shuttered for months due to health concerns regarding the spread of the novel coronavirus...

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Stocks soar on growing economic optimism [Video]

Stocks soar on growing economic optimism

Wall Street rose sharply on Wednesday, powered by bank and retail shares, as the further easing of lockdowns boosted hopes for an economic recovery. Conway G. Gittens has the market action.

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Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire? [Video]

Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire?

President Donald Trump has escalated his crusade against absentee voting. The President has threatened to withhold federal funds from two states, Michigan and Nevada, for making it easier for their..

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Female Democrats Want Stronger Response From Biden On Tara Reade [Video]

Female Democrats Want Stronger Response From Biden On Tara Reade

Democratic activists and women’s groups are trying to convince Joe Biden to address the sex assault allegations against him head on. The groups feel if that Biden's silence risks depressing turnout..

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Musk says 'ready for arrest,' reopens plant against local order [Video]

Musk says 'ready for arrest,' reopens plant against local order

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees at its primary vehicle factory in California on Monday to go back to work, despite local officials saying days earlier the plant should remain closed as lockdown..

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Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute [Video]

Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute

Amid a dispute with local officials over stay-at-home orders, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that Tesla will move its headquarters and future programs to Texas or Nevada from California..

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What Wynn Resorts Will Do To Get Its Vegas Strip Casinos Open Again [Video]

What Wynn Resorts Will Do To Get Its Vegas Strip Casinos Open Again

Wynn Resorts has called on Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to begin to reopen the Las Vegas Strip in mid- to late May. Wynn’s Macau casinos reopened on Feb. 20 after a mandatory, industry-wide two-week..

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UFC close to securing private island for fights, says president White [Video]

UFC close to securing private island for fights, says president White

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White believes the mixed martial arts promotion is close to securing a "private island" to stage bouts for international fighters during the COVID-19..

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First Latina U.S. senator withdraws name from Biden's running mate list

Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate, said on Thursday she is not interested in being Joe Biden's running mate in November's presidential election.
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Coronavirus: Boxing & MMA to return to Las Vegas

Boxing and mixed martial arts events will resume in Nevada this weekend after the state athletic commission lifted a ban in place since 14 March.
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Trump slams Michigan, Nevada for expanding voting by mail, but drops funding threat

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and Nevada and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the states, but dropped the warning after an..
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Trump threatens to withhold funds from Michigan, Nevada over mail-in voting

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called plans for expanded mail-in voting in Michigan and Nevada illegal, without citing a specific law, and threatened to withhold funding to the states - the latest..
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Strong quake hits Nevada but no immediate reports of injury

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck a remote, sparsely populated area of Nevada about halfway between Reno and Las Vegas early on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes near Tonopah, Nevada: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck 57 km west-northwest of Tonopah in Nevada on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Reuters - Published

Tesla sues California county in virus factory closure fight, threatens to leave

Tesla Inc sued local authorities in California on Saturday as the electric carmaker pushed to re-open its factory there and Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened to move Tesla's headquarters and future..
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Amid lockdown dispute, Musk says he will move Tesla out of California

Tesla Inc's chief executive Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1259162367285317633 on Saturday that Tesla will move its headquarters and future programs to Texas or Nevada from..
Reuters - Published

'I won't be alive to work' - Las Vegas union wants sick leave, quarantine pay

The winking airport slot machines that tell visitors they have arrived in Nevada's Sin City are turned off and wrapped in police tape; the famed Las Vegas Strip is so empty a group of bicyclists zooms..
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Wynn Resorts CEO calls for Las Vegas Strip to conditionally reopen in mid- to late May

Wynn Resorts Chief Executive Officer Matt Maddox on Sunday called on the Nevada governor to begin to reopen the Las Vegas Strip in mid- to late May with extensive safety measures in place, assuming the..
Reuters - Published

Florida, Nevada may be hit hardest by coronavirus economic shock: study

Florida beaches remained packed with partying college students as the coronavirus crisis gathered force, and the Republican governor was slow to impose social distancing in a tourist-dependent economy.
Reuters - Published

Huge U.S. solar project permit delayed over impact on historic trail

A U.S. government agency has delayed issuing a permit for the Gemini solar power project in Nevada, one of the country’s largest proposed solar farms, over concerns about its impact on a historic..
Reuters - Published

Tesla to slash on-site staff at Nevada factory by 75% due to virus: county manager

U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc plans to slash on-site staff at its Nevada battery plant by around 75% due to the coronavirus pandemic, the local county manager said on Thursday.
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Nevada orders casinos, all other nonessential businesses to close

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak shut down all nonessential businesses, including the Las Vegas casinos at the heart of the state's economy, as part of steps to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Reuters - Published

Trump to cancel events this week over coronavirus fears - White House

U.S. President Donald Trump has canceled events planned this week in Colorado and Nevada "out of an abundance of caution from the coronavirus outbreak," White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said..
Reuters - Published

Did first female-majority legislature in US make a difference?

Nevada became the first state with a female-majority legislature. Did it make a difference?
BBC News - Published

Turnout for 2020 Nevada Democratic caucuses at 105,195: state party

Turnout for the Nevada Democratic caucuses was 105,195, the Nevada State Democratic Party said on Monday, surpassing the 84,000 voters who participated in the 2016 Nevada caucuses.
Reuters - Published

Sanders' Democratic rivals seek to slow his momentum after his big win in Nevada caucuses

As Bernie Sanders looked to cement his front-runner status in the U.S. Democratic presidential race after his dominant win in Nevada, his rivals sought in rallies on Sunday to blunt his momentum ahead..
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Despite attacks, Sanders' Medicare for All boosts early-state triumphs

In the days leading up to Saturday's Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, Bernie Sanders withstood one attack after another over his Medicare for All plan – both from his rivals and the..
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Democratic rivals try to slow Sanders after big Nevada win

Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the United States on Sunday to try blunt Bernie Sanders' momentum after a dominant victory in Nevada solidified his front-runner status ahead of 15..
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Sanders' big Nevada win narrows rivals' path to Democratic nomination

Bernie Sanders' convincing win in the Nevada caucuses signaled his campaign is gathering strength and reaching voters who had previously eluded him, putting him on a path – for now – toward the..
Reuters - Published

Sanders proves front-runner status with big win in Nevada Democratic vote

Broad-based support across age, racial and ideological groups propelled Bernie Sanders to a dominant victory in Nevada's Democratic caucuses, tightening his grip on the front-runner spot in the race to..
Reuters - Published

Sanders wins decisively in Nevada, Biden headed for second-place finish

Bernie Sanders strengthened his front-runner position for the Democratic presidential nomination with a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a..
Reuters - Published

Broad-based support powers Sanders to big win in Nevada Democratic vote

Broad-based support across age, racial and ideological groups propelled Bernie Sanders to a dominant victory in Nevada's Democratic caucuses, tightening his grip on the front-runner spot in the race to..
Reuters - Published

Slow results, confusion and complaints at Nevada caucus sites

Nevada caucus officials and voters at multiple sites on Saturday reported voting rules confusion, calculation glitches and delays in reporting tallies - despite efforts to avoid the issues that plagued..
Reuters - Published

From fringe candidate to front-runner: Sanders wins Nevada with diverse backers - Edison Research Poll

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, often maligned by opponents as a liberal outsider who cannot unify the Democratic Party, won the party's Nevada caucuses by a comfortable margin thanks to a diverse..
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Sanders heads to big win in Nevada caucuses, Biden battles Buttigieg for second place

Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden possibly landing a second-place finish that would..
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Nevada caucuses: Bernie Sanders leads in early results

Bernie Sanders looks set to cement his status as the Democratic front-runner to take on Donald Trump.
BBC News - Published

Hispanics help push Sanders to lead as Nevada caucus-goers' first choice: Edison Research Poll

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders appears to have an early edge in the Nevada Democratic caucus with the largest share of initial support from Hispanics, union families and white college-educated women,..
Reuters - Published

Sanders takes early lead in Nevada caucuses, Biden distant second

Bernie Sanders took an early lead in results from the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, buoyed by what entrance polls showed was strong support for a government-run Medicare for..
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