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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say a woman who plowed into dozens of pedestrians outside a casino intentionally swerved her vehicle into the crowd. One person was killed and dozens were injured, six critically. The crash happened Sunday on a sidewalk outside the Paris Hotel & Casino. Police say the driver, who had recently moved to the area, is being held in the Clark County jail. A 3-year-old child inside her vehicle was not hurt.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in Nashua, New Hampshire say there will be extra patrols at district schools today, but both of the city's public high schools will be closed follow a threat against students and staff. The School district superintendent says officials are being "cautions" in closing Nashua High School North and Nashua High School South today. Police say the threat was made via email.
BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli officials say there's no damage or injuries after three rockets were fired into Israel from Lebanon last night. Hezbollah officials had pledged to avenge the killing of a Lebanese man killed by an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian capital Saturday night. The man killed was Sami Kantar, who had been imprisoned in Israel following the kidnapping and grisly killing of a man and his 4-year-old daughter. Kantar was released as part of a prisoner swap in 2008.
TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba is cutting 6,800 jobs after projecting a net loss of $4.5 billion. The company says it will slash the jobs in its personal computer, video product and consumer electronic businesses, and the job cuts in Japan will be by early retirement. But a significant number of overseas jobs also will be involved. Toshiba is also in trouble because it operates and is decommissioning, with Hitachi and other companies, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, which went into meltdowns after the March 2011 tsunami.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oops! Comedian and talk show host Steve Harvey says he's sorry for the major mixup at Sunday night's Miss Universe pageant. Harvey incorrectly read the card announcing this year's Miss Universe winner, and announced that Colombia contestant Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo was the winner. She actually was first runner-up. But Arevalo already was wearing the crown before Harvey returned to apologize. The real winner is Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of the Philippines.
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