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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A moped driver that collided with a car in Las Vegas was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at University Medical Center. KTNV reports that Las Vegas Police say the car turned into the path of the moped around 9:30 last night. The man riding the moped tried to stop, causing the scooter to fall over and slide into the car. The woman driving the car is not suspected of being impaired.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands have become the first resort companies to make a formal step toward cutting the cord with NV Energy and are attempting to purchase their own power. The Las Vegas Sun reports that the two companies filed applications of exit with regulators and more companies are expected to follow.

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Russell Begaye being will be sworn in today as president of the Navajo Nation. Begaye easily beat former two-term President Joe Shirley Jr. in a special election last month to win the post on the country's largest American Indian reservation.

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West and Nicki Minaj have been added to the list of performers for Sunday's Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Dick Clark productions also announced today that Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth will perform their No. 1 hit remembering actor Paul Walker, "See You Again." The show will air on ABC starting at 8 p.m. Eastern.

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