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Joshua-Klitschko II could be heading for Las Vegas

Joshua retained his IBF crown and gained the WBA and lesser-regarded IBO belts by stopping Klitschko in the 11th round of an epic battle at Wembley Stadium in April.

The champion is awaiting a decision on the second bout from the 41-year-old Ukrainian, who hinted at retirement following just his fifth career defeat in London.

Promoter Eddie Hearn has held discussions with Klitschko's manager Bernd Bonte and feels a Las Vegas bout could be the key to locking the fight in, though Nigeria, Dubai and Cardiff are also in the hosting mix.

Hawaiian Airlines plane diverted over blanket row

A passenger had asked for the wrap because he was cold, and was outraged when he was asked to pay $12 (£9.80).

Police said the man, 66, said he "would like to take someone behind the woodshed for this", which the pilot deemed threatening and then ordered the plane be diverted to Los Angeles.

No crime had been committed, police added.

Britney Spears enjoys night off in Las Vegas by experiencing Thunder From Down Under with her mom

As Britney Spears enjoyed a night off from her Las Vegas residency, the "Toxic" singer traveled to the Excalibur with her close friends for a sexy little show.

Fiji win for Cyclone victims

Having not won since the opening tournament in Dubai, two tries from Kitione Taliga and one from Savenaca Rawaca plus three crucial conversions from Vatemo Ravouvou proved the difference in front of 25,981 on a windy day in Las Vegas with the players dedicating the win to those back home.

"One week after Cyclone Winston struck we went back into camp and all the players said we were going to play here in Vegas," said captain Osea Kolinisau.

Elvis attraction in Vegas closes amid leasing dispute

The Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino said it's holding the valuables from the Elvis attraction after the operator, Exhibit A Circle LLC, defaulted on its 10-year lease with the off-Strip property.

Westgate said the casino shuttered the space on Friday after it was told the operators were leaving.

"They notified us they were shutting down. We closed the facility," Westgate's chief operating officer Mark Waltrip said. "We weren't going to let them pack up in the middle of the night."

Britney Spears teaches a kids' dance class

The pop legend took Hollywood by storm this weekend, carting her niece, Lexie, along for a fun-filled few days of dance class and amusement park rides. Spears' first stop was to teach a dance routine to another lucky group of little girls to Kesha's "Timber" and the '90s freestyle hit, Snap's "Rhythm is a Dancer."

"Watch Lexie pop!" Spears captioned one of the videos, referring to her older brother Bryan's daughter, who can be spotted closer to the wall adorably trying to follow along with the older girls.

Jennifer Lopez excited about upcoming Las Vegas residency

E! News caught up with the singer after her iHeartRadio Music Festival performance in Las Vegas on Saturday, and we had to talk about her upcoming residency at Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino, obvs.

"I'm super excited about it. I love performing. I really feel like I'm gonna get to create a really special show, a special experience," J.Lo began to tell us.

Britney Spears could extend her Vegas residency into 2016

According to a cluster of pictures doing the rounds on Twitter, Live Nation has let it slip that Britney's planning a new run of shows from January 2 to April 22.

The singer's residency is officially scheduled to run until the end of the year, with Britney herself recently expressing doubt over whether she'll sign up for more shows.

"I haven't made up my mind," she admitted last month.

"I really love doing the show. It's a lot of fun, but I'm kind of torn right now. I don't really know what I want to do."

London-bound plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway

Smoke and ash started pouring out of the plane's left side engine, which had caught fire. Those aboard safely fled down emergency slides and across the tarmac as flames leaped from the British Airways Boeing 777-200 and dark black smoke billowed.

Caesars Palace fined $9.5M for lax money laundering scrutiny

The U.S Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network announced Tuesday that the agency had settled its investigation into the casino for $8 million. Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett says the state agency plans to levy its own $1.5 million fine against the company in a separate settlement.

The investigations stems from actions the casino made as early as 2012.