Politics

U.S. airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

10:42 a.m. October 20

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says it has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

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Long-serving incumbents challenged in 20th District

8:33 p.m. October 19
Political newcomers running modest election campaigns

In the 20th Legislative District, voters have a choice between two long-serving Republican incumbents and two lesser-known challengers running notably modest campaigns.

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Darby declines to stop suing county

6:03 p.m. October 19
Self-described 'sovereign citizen' misses deadline to dismiss lawsuit over property

The Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is calling a lawsuit filed by anti-government activist David Darby "frivolous" and has asked that he drop it or pay the county's legal fees.