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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text


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Image”/ > Evan Vucci/ AP FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is seated to affirm before the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform throughout a hearing on “Oversight of FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election,” on Capitol Hill, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Washington.

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018|8:56 a.m.

WASHINGTON– The FBI has actually fired a long time agent who once dealt with unique counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation after he sent text slamming President Donald Trump to a colleague.

Previous agent Peter Strzok was gotten rid of from Mueller’s team a year ago after the text were found. The FBI had been reviewing his employment. Strzok’s attorney said he was fired late Friday by FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich.

The legal representative, Aitan Goelman, slammed the firing in a declaration Monday, stating he was fired due to the fact that of political pressure and “to penalize Unique Representative Strzok for political speech protected by the First Modification.” He stated the firing “ought to be deeply uncomfortable to all Americans.”

Trump has actually repeatedly criticized Strzok on Twitter. The FBI did not have immediate comment.

Best Bets: Adam Sandler, Cher, Peter Cetera and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Courtesy Adam Sandler plays the first of 3 scheduled shows at the Chelsea on November 10.

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017|2 a.m.

Take a look at the Park on the Strip and you’ll see the Golden Knights and Cher are back in the area this weekend, but so are some familiar entertainers who don’t go to Las Vegas as frequently. Take your pick and delight in from these entertainment offerings.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. WINNIPEG JETS After a winning start and rough first road trip, the Golden Knights are back at T-Mobile Arena Friday night hosting Winnipeg and hosting Military Appreciation/Remembrance Day. Current and previous military members will be honored throughout the night, fans will receive a military coin and program poster, the group will wear specialty camouflage jerseys throughout warmups and raffle profits will benefit Metro Authorities and military support initiatives. November 10, information at

vegasgoldenknights.com. ADAM SANDLER If this major film star and precious silly standup comedian was doing just one unusual program in Las Vegas, it would be a big deal. But this is the start of Sandler’s funny residency at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan, with future reveals booked for November 17 and January 27 with a good chance of more to come in 2018. There’s an even much better chance he’ll play “The Thanksgiving Song” and “The Hannukah Song” to get you in the vacation mood. November 10, information at < a href=" https://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/the-chelsea/adam-sandler/" target=

” _ blank “> cosmopolitanlasvegas.com. CLASSIC CHER Of the most recent wave of resident headliner productions on the Strip, it’s the show with the most recognized star that packs in the most production. As she runs through many hits from different ages, Cher dances with gladiators, duets with Sonny, rides an elephant and more. When she’s off-stage for an outfit modification, aerialists overlook Park Theater and massive video screens keep the crowd cheering and dancing. November 10-11, information at < a href="

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” > montecarlo.com. Associated content PETER CETERA Mentioning Cher’s show: What are the odds that Grammy-winning vocalist and songwriter Peter Cetera– known simply as much for his solo strikes as for his career with Chicago– pops into Park Theater Saturday night to duet on their 1988 hit “After All” before his show at the Tropicana Theater? It’s simply down the street, after all. November 11, information at < a href="

http://www.troplv.com/entertainment/events-schedule/peter-cetera” target=” _ blank” > troplv.com. CHRISTOPHER CROSS Did you know? Christopher Cross, who in 1981 won three Grammys for “Cruising” and an Oscar for Best Original Song from a motion picture for “Arthur’s Style,” is initially from San Antonio, Texas. Looks like his adult contemporary pop– or “yacht rock,” as it’s understood on the Sirius XM Radio channel that plays those 2 songs constantly– would have originated from anywhere else. Catch Cross at the Silverton’s Veil Pavilion Saturday. November 11, info at silvertoncasino.com.

Best options: Helldorado Days, Trevor Noah, ‘Peter Pan’ and more for your Las Vegas weekend


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The weekend projection looks sunny and warm, so take advantage of pleasant Vegas weather while you can before summertime’s heat arrives. Today’s entertainment choices suitable include some outdoor enjoyable, along with music, theater and funny if you’re heading inside.

HELLDORADO DAYS The centerpiece of this iconic Southern Nevada hoedown is still the PRCA-sanctioned rodeo, held this year at the Las Vegas Town, MGM Resorts’ outside place throughout from the Luxor. However there’s lots of other enjoyable to be had on the festival grounds and somewhere else, including a beer festival, pig races, a battle of the bands, a Saturday morning parade in downtown Las Vegas and a lot more. May 12-14, details at < a href="http://http://www.elkshelldorado.com/”

target =” _ blank “> elkshelldorado.com. TREVOR NOAH” All of us have our vices, and stand-up happens to be mine,” Noah, now understood finest as Jon Stewart’s replacement as host of The Daily Show, told Las Vegas Weekly this week. Fortunate for Vegas, which reaps the benefits of his comedy addiction. He performs his first solo shows on the Strip this weekend at the Mirage’s Terry Fator Theatre. Might 12-13, info at 702-792-7777 or < a href="

https://www.mirage.com/en/entertainment/trevor-noah.html” target =” _ blank” > mirage.com. NEVADA BALLET THEATER PRESENTS PETER PAN The finale of NBT’s 2016-2017 season is a pixie dust-coated, full-length production of the timeless J.M. Barrie tale, choreographed by Jorden Morris and including preferred characters from the Lost Boys to Captain Hook. Peter Pan takes control of the Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall for Saturday night and Sunday afternoon shows, and look into NBT’s pre-performance Insights presentation on both days. May 13-14, details at 702-749-2000 or nevadaballet.org.

Related material MO5AIC Five-man a capella group Mo5aic, formerly Strip resident entertainers, return to Las Vegas with a program in the great northern suburbs at Aliante Gambling establishment’s Access Display room. Get all the funk, pop, rock, jazz, R&B as well as opera you can manage. May 13, details at 702-692-7777 or < a href=" https://www.aliantegaming.com/concerts-events/concerts-events/" target=

” _ blank” > aliantegaming.com. UNDER THE STARS & STRIPES Increasing country music stars Dustin Lynch (” Seein’ Red,” “Where It’s At”) and Tyler Rich (” California Grown”) perform on a warm, not-quite-summer Saturday night at the Sundown Station Outdoor Amphitheater for this advantage concert for Veterans Village, the local organization that supplies housing and services to veterans in requirement. Might 13, information at 702-547-7777 or stationcasinosevents.com.