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Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners
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Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners

“We’re going to be dancing, we’re going to be singing, we’re going to be keeping people’s names out of our mouths,” Trevor Noah said, alluding to Will Smith’s expletive-filled demand that Chris Rock stop talking about his wife at Oscars last week.

Formula 1 to return to Las Vegas with Saturday night race in 2023 after four-decade absence
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Formula 1 to return to Las Vegas with Saturday night race in 2023 after four-decade absence

Las Vegas GP will be 50 laps with three main straights and 14 corners, including a high-speed cornering sequence and a single chicane section.

Space business, the latest entrant in a profit seeking push, carries staggering potential and risks
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Space business, the latest entrant in a profit seeking push, carries staggering potential and risks

Experts see a path for companies to power an unprecedented era of rapid advances, but with the near certain peril that space disasters will occur and lives will be lost.

WWE SummerSlam results in packed Las Vegas stadium, increased viewers, storylines
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WWE SummerSlam results in packed Las Vegas stadium, increased viewers, storylines

SummerSlam's success also makes it likely stadiums will host it in the future. For a long time, the company's only stadium event was WrestleMania, but the Royal Rumble has joined the rotation in previous years.

As Las Vegas reopens casinos for tourists, COVID-19 hospitalisations spike in Nevada
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As Las Vegas reopens casinos for tourists, COVID-19 hospitalisations spike in Nevada

Nevada this week saw the highest rate of new COVID-19 cases in the country, hospitalisations are on the rise again, and the highly contagious delta variant has become the most prevalent form of the virus in the state, adding urgency to the campaign to get more people vaccinated.

Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas celebrate second wedding anniversary, share unseen pictures from ceremony
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Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas celebrate second wedding anniversary, share unseen pictures from ceremony

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, among others, congratulated the pair on completing two years of their France wedding ceremony.

Unique 4/3/21 date draws lines for Las Vegas wedding licenses
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Unique 4/3/21 date draws lines for Las Vegas wedding licenses

The office is bracing for a busy first 10 days this December, offering what the clerk dubs “palindrome days” for numbers reading the same forward and backward.

US election: Joe Biden pulls ahead in Pennsylvania, Georgia as country awaits a winner
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US election: Joe Biden pulls ahead in Pennsylvania, Georgia as country awaits a winner

In Arizona, Biden's advantage shrank slightly, but not by as much as Republicans had hoped. In Nevada, Biden nearly doubled his lead Friday to around 20,000 votes

CES 2021 to be held online for the first time due to the Coronavirus pandemic
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CES 2021 to be held online for the first time due to the Coronavirus pandemic

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 is scheduled to be held in the first week of January.

Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice
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Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice

President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would reform police practices even as he pressed for 'law and order' nationwide.

From social media to US streets: Boogaloo movement makes its presence felt during George Floyd protests
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From social media to US streets: Boogaloo movement makes its presence felt during George Floyd protests

Often seen wearing Hawaiian shirts, possessing guns and bent on starting a civil war, followers of the anti-government Boogaloo movement have also been seen at the protests against police brutality and George Floyd's death.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Gilbert Burns defeats former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley as UFC returns to Las Vegas
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Gilbert Burns defeats former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley as UFC returns to Las Vegas

The UFC used minimal personnel to stage the fight, and the promotion said everyone involved was subject to strict health and safety protocols.

Boxing set for 9 June return in Las Vegas as promoter Bob Arum plans to stage five bouts at MGM Grand
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Boxing set for 9 June return in Las Vegas as promoter Bob Arum plans to stage five bouts at MGM Grand

Promoter Bob Arum said Thursday he plans to stage a card of five fights on 9 June at the MGM Grand, the first of a series of fights over the next two months at the Las Vegas hotel.

'No chance of Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder rematch behind closed doors', says Frank Warren
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'No chance of Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder rematch behind closed doors', says Frank Warren

Fury overwhelmed Wilder in their Las Vegas rematch in February, seizing the WBC crown with a seventh round stoppage. They had previously fought to a draw in December 2018.

US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports
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US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports

The United States has postponed a meeting of leaders of southeast Asian nations that was set for Las Vegas in mid-March due to the spread of the coronavirus, a senior Trump administration official said Friday

US court grants Cristiano Ronaldo's bid to block accuser in rape case
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US court grants Cristiano Ronaldo's bid to block accuser in rape case

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers won a courtroom bid to block a Nevada woman accusing the football superstar of raping her in Las Vegas in 2009 from digging into the validity of their 2010 confidentiality agreement and $375,000 hush-money payment

Manny Pacquiao challenges Floyd Mayweather to rematch following victory over Keith Thurman
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Manny Pacquiao challenges Floyd Mayweather to rematch following victory over Keith Thurman

Manny Pacquiao challenged Floyd Mayweather to face him again in the ring on Wednesday as the retired American star taunted the Filipino great about fighting on into his forties.

Rape charges against Cristiano Ronaldo 'were not dropped' says accuser's lawyer after reports of voluntary dismissal emerge
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Rape charges against Cristiano Ronaldo 'were not dropped' says accuser's lawyer after reports of voluntary dismissal emerge

Mayorga, 35, said last year that while she had agreed to a financial settlement with Ronaldo shortly after the alleged incident, her emotional trauma at the time did not allow her to participate in the mediation process

Rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo dropped in Las Vegas, according to report
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Rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo dropped in Las Vegas, according to report

The rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped, according to a report from Bloomberg on Wednesday.

NSAC suspends and fines Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov following post-UFC 229 brawl in Las Vegas
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NSAC suspends and fines Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov following post-UFC 229 brawl in Las Vegas

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov were each issued fines and suspensions on Tuesday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission but both could be eligible again for UFC 236 in April.