LAS VEGAS | Videos show Vegas police helping people duck, escape gunfire

LAS VEGAS — Some of the first Las Vegas police officers to respond to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history huddled with people taking cover, organized escape routes, carried wounded victims to safety and ducked behind barriers as bullets rained around them, according to video released Wednesday. “It’s coming from the Mandalay Bay!” … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Videos show Vegas police helping people duck, escape gunfire

SEOUL, South Korea | Koreas holding military talks to reduce tensions on border

SEOUL, South Korea  — The rival Koreas were holding rare high-level military talks Thursday to discuss reducing tensions across their heavily fortified border. It’s possible North Korean officials during the talks at the border village of Panmunjom will seek a firm commitment from the South on stopping its military drills with the United States. President … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Koreas holding military talks to reduce tensions on border

FRISCO, Texas | AP source: Cowboys make Zack Martin NFL’s highest-paid guard

FRISCO, Texas — The deal making Zack Martin of the Dallas Cowboys the highest-paid guard in the NFL is finally done. The Cowboys and Martin agreed to terms on an $84 million, six-year contract extension that should keep the two-time All-Pro in Dallas through at least 2024, a person with direct knowledge of the deal … Continue reading FRISCO, Texas | AP source: Cowboys make Zack Martin NFL’s highest-paid guard

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Moon: Kim-Trump summit moved region toward peace

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 9:30 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says President Donald Trump’s nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un has helped move the region “from the era of hostility towards the era of dialogue, of peace … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Moon: Kim-Trump summit moved region toward peace

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Big hurdles for bold push to split California into 3 states

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation’s most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up not only the West Coast, but the entire nation. The “Cal 3” initiative is driven by venture capitalist Tim Draper, who has tried and failed in the … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Big hurdles for bold push to split California into 3 states

San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious Wednesday to become the city’s first African-American woman mayor after narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position. It took eight days of counting after Election Day for Breed to build a large enough lead … Continue reading San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

NEW YORK | Steinbrenner says Yankees exploring rotation upgrade

NEW YORK — Hal Steinbrenner says his New York Yankees may need a starting pitching upgrade if they’re going to reach their first World Series since 2009. Steinbrenner, the Yankees managing general partner, said Wednesday the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering the recent loss of left-hander Jordan Montgomery, who … Continue reading NEW YORK | Steinbrenner says Yankees exploring rotation upgrade

RENO, Nev. | Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass

RENO, Nev. — Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said Wednesday the “establishment got crushed” when he knocked off an incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary. But now the flamboyant pimp who starred on the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse,” is being shunned by that some of that GOP establishment as he prepares to run … Continue reading RENO, Nev. | Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass