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Drilling begins for Las Vegas Convention Center people mover

Drilling begins for Las Vegas Convention Center people mover

LAS VEGAS — Drilling began Friday for a $52.5 million underground people mover being built by a company backed by billionaire Elon Musk to whisk passengers between exhibit halls at an expanded Las Vegas Convention Center.
Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

WASHINGTON — He was proud of his reputation as a practitioner of political dirty tricks and frequently boasted about the extent of his contacts and the depth of his insider information.
Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and post-season — if the Browns qualify.
Man convicted in 3 deaths; bodies were burned in pig roaster

Man convicted in 3 deaths; bodies were burned in pig roaster

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — A man was convicted Friday for his role in the slayings of three young men who were lured to a suburban Philadelphia farm where they were shot, set on fire and buried.
Chileans agree to replace dictatorship-era constitution

Chileans agree to replace dictatorship-era constitution

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile’s most important political parties agreed Friday to call for a new constitution to replace one imposed by a military dictatorship almost 40 years ago, a move that follows a month of turbulent social protests in the streets.
Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena

Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump wants the Supreme Court to keep House Democrats from getting his financial records at least until the justices resolve a broader fight over efforts to subpoena a sitting president’s records.

Police: No one ‘in danger’ in Florida high school lockdown

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Police say no one is danger at a Florida high school and a “code red” alert has been lifted after a lockdown prompted by a report of a possible intruder.
Leaders of Russia, Ukraine to meet to discuss conflict

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine to meet to discuss conflict

PARIS — The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet in Paris on Dec. 9 to try to seek a settlement for the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine that has killed 13,000 people.
Kanye West wants to build amphitheatre on his Wyoming ranch

Kanye West wants to build amphitheatre on his Wyoming ranch

CODY, Wyo. — Officials in Wyoming have received a building permit application from Kanye West for a proposed amphitheatre on property owned by the rapper.
N. Scott Momaday remembers 1969 Pulitzer, promises memoir

N. Scott Momaday remembers 1969 Pulitzer, promises memoir

SANTA FE, N.M. — Kiowa writer N. Scott Momaday, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his groundbreaking novel “House Made of Dawn,” said he’s not done writing and vows to finish his long-anticipated memoir.