Local breeder has strong connection to not one, but two derby hopefuls
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Local breeder has strong connection to not one, but two derby hopefuls

We are now just days away from the year's biggest day for horse racing.
13 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest
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13 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

Kyle Allen walks his parents’ property in Canton, Texas on Sunday, April 30, 2017, looking for personal item after tornadoes hit the area the previous night. Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing several people, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said […]
May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first
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May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC studios in London after appearing on a morning show Sunday April 30, 2017. Britain goes to the polls for a General Election on upcoming June 8. ( John Stillwell/PA via AP) LONDON (AP) — Britain’s prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its “divorce bill” […]
12 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest
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12 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

Kyle Allen walks his parents’ property in Canton, Texas on Sunday, April 30, 2017, looking for personal item after tornadoes hit the area the previous night. Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing several people, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said […]
Corvette Museum restores fallen Nicholasville officer’s car
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Corvette Museum restores fallen Nicholasville officer’s car

It was a special weekend in Bowling Green for the wife of a Nicholasville officer killed while on duty.
10 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest
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10 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

Kyle Allen walks his parents’ property in Canton, Texas on Sunday, April 30, 2017, looking for personal item after tornadoes hit the area the previous night. Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing several people, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said […]
9 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest
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9 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

Kyle Allen walks his parents’ property in Canton, Texas on Sunday, April 30, 2017, looking for personal item after tornadoes hit the area the previous night. Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing several people, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said […]
Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach
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Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach

In this Sunday, April 30, 2017 photo, a sign warns beach goers at San Onofre State Beach after a woman was attacked by a shark in the area Saturday, along the Camp Pendleton Marine base in San Diego County, Calif. The beach remained closed Sunday. (Laylan Connelly/The Orange County Register via AP) CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. […]
Trump warns North Korea’s missiles will get better
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Trump warns North Korea’s missiles will get better

South Korean protesters stage a rally to oppose a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said. […]
Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance
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Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing the media following the conclusion of the 30th ASEAN Leaders’ Summit in Manila, Philippines, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Duterte suggested Saturday to his American counterpart to back out from an intensifying standoff with North Korea not in surrender but to avoid risking a nuclear “holocaust” that could affect […]
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
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Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

This photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows protesters holding placards at a demonstration against rebel infighting in Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Sunday, April. 30, 2017. More than a thousand residents of Damascus suburbs demonstrated against anti-government rebel […]
Police looking for inmate who escaped Kentucky prison
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Police looking for inmate who escaped Kentucky prison

Police in Kentucky are looking for an inmate who walked away from the Webster County Detention Center.
Immigrant workers fear deportation at Churchill Downs
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Immigrant workers fear deportation at Churchill Downs

Workers making preparations for Saturday's Kentucky Derby worry that anti-immigrant fervor in Washington could cause many of them to be deported.
Tornadoes, flooding kill 6 in parts of South, Midwest
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Tornadoes, flooding kill 6 in parts of South, Midwest

A home missing it’s roof and trees that have been stripped bare are seen along State Highway 80 in Fruitvale, Texas, after a tornado swept through late Saturday, April 29, 2017. Fruitvale is north of Canton. Fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small city […]
Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance
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Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing the media following the conclusion of the 30th ASEAN Leaders’ Summit in Manila, Philippines, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Duterte suggested Saturday to his American counterpart to back out from an intensifying standoff with North Korea not in surrender but to avoid risking a nuclear “holocaust” that could affect […]
Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff
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Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff

Far-right candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen attend with Nicolas Dupont-Aignan a media conference in Paris, France, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen says her new campaign ally, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, would be her prime minister if she is elected. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) PARIS (AP) — France’s presidential candidates […]
The Latest: Trump: We can’t let NKorea build better missiles
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The Latest: Trump: We can’t let NKorea build better missiles

DAY 91 – In this april 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump greets Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as he arrives at the West Wing of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile (all times local): 10:30 p.m. President […]
Trump warns North Korea’s missiles will get better
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Trump warns North Korea’s missiles will get better

A South Korean protester holds up a card during a rally to oppose a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea […]
Tornadoes leave trail of destruction in East Texas
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Tornadoes leave trail of destruction in East Texas

A home missing it’s roof and trees that have been stripped bare are seen along State Highway 80 in Fruitvale, Texas, after a tornado swept through late Saturday, April 29, 2017. Fruitvale is north of Canton. Fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small city […]
Horseman rides across US to bring attention to Agent Orange
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Horseman rides across US to bring attention to Agent Orange

In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 photo, Iraq war veteran Colt Romberger rides his horse, Gus, across a meadow in Santa Clarita, Calif. Romberger is training his horse for a ride from the Pacific Ocean to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington in hopes to raise money for veterans causes and tell the public about […]
Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff
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Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff

Far-right candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen attend with Nicolas Dupont-Aignan a media conference in Paris, France, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen says her new campaign ally, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, would be her prime minister if she is elected. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) PARIS (AP) — France’s presidential candidates […]
Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes
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Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

A South Korean protester holds up a card during a rally to oppose a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea […]
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
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Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

This Friday, April 28, 2017 still taken from video, shows U.S. forces patrolling on a rural road in the village of Darbasiyah, in northern Syria. U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a […]
The Latest: Trump: We can’t let NKorea build better missiles
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The Latest: Trump: We can’t let NKorea build better missiles

DAY 91 – In this april 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump greets Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as he arrives at the West Wing of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile (all times local): 10:30 p.m. President […]
Candidates invoke Trump’s name, God in Alabama Senate race
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Candidates invoke Trump’s name, God in Alabama Senate race

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore announces his plan to run for U.S. Senate during a news conference Wednesday, April 26, 2017, on the steps of the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. The fiery Republican jurist, who was suspended from the bench on accusations that he urged defiance of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing […]
Girlfriend’s on-air killing drives anchorman into politics
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Girlfriend’s on-air killing drives anchorman into politics

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former anchorman whose reporter girlfriend was fatally shot on live TV says he’s seeking a Virginia state House seat to give back to the community that helped him through his darkest days. Chris Hurst was living with fellow journalist Alison Parker when she and cameraman Adam Ward were killed by […]
Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom
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Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom

Bob Woodward, left, talks with Carl Bernstein during the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the […]
Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes
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Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

A South Korean protester holds up a card during a rally to oppose a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea […]
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
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Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

This Friday, April 28, 2017 still taken from video, shows U.S. forces patrolling on a rural road in the village of Darbasiyah, in northern Syria. U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a […]
Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement
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Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and partner Honeylet Avancena chat as they wait for the arrival of Southeast asian leaders for the opening ceremony of the 30th ASEAN Leaders’ Summit Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Manila, Philippines.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a […]
Polish official suspended over image of Tusk as SS officer
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Polish official suspended over image of Tusk as SS officer

European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare […]
Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she’s ‘out there’
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Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she’s ‘out there’

Kate and Gerry McCann, whose daughter Madeleine disappeared from a holiday flat in Portugal ten-years ago, react during a BBC TV interview in Loughborough, England, Friday April 28, 2017. The parents of Madeleine McCann have vowed to do “whatever it takes for as long as it takes” to find her as they prepare to mark […]
ASEAN leader Philippines go easy on China over sea disputes
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ASEAN leader Philippines go easy on China over sea disputes

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and partner Honeylet Avancena chat as they wait for the arrival of Southeast asian leaders for the opening ceremony of the 30th ASEAN Leaders’ Summit Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Manila, Philippines.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a […]
Official: Deaths reported, dozens hospitalized after tornado
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Official: Deaths reported, dozens hospitalized after tornado

Ambulances and emergency vehicles line up at Canton High School after a tornado ripped through the city of Canton, in Texas, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Authorities say fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small city in East Texas. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News […]
1 dead amid flooding, strong thunderstorms in Midwest
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1 dead amid flooding, strong thunderstorms in Midwest

Water begins to cover the Kinser Bridge on Farm Road 164 on Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Springfield, Mo. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has declared a state of emergency because of flooding across southern Missouri. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP) SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Flooding from heavy rains sweeping across the Midwest has killed […]
Los Angeles deputies search for pair in rampage that kills 1
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Los Angeles deputies search for pair in rampage that kills 1

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two men who stole a woman’s SUV on Saturday, then went on a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs, killing one man and injuring up to three other people. “It doesn’t appear they were target-specific or gang related,” said Deputy Ryan Rouzan of the Los […]
Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado
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Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado

CANTON, Texas (AP) — Nearly 50 people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit a small city in East Texas on Saturday, including one with critical injuries. Powerful storms swept through Canton and nearby areas about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Dallas, leaving behind a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged […]
Protesters clash with white nationalist group in Pikeville
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Protesters clash with white nationalist group in Pikeville

In Pikeville, tensions were high today as members of a white nationalist group in town for the weekend clashed with protesters.
Los Angeles deputy: Wanted carjacker kills 1 in rampage
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Los Angeles deputy: Wanted carjacker kills 1 in rampage

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an armed man stole a woman’s SUV, then went on a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs, killing one man and injuring up to three other people. Deputy Ryan Rouzan of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said deputies are searching for the gunman and possibly a […]
Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix series
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Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix series

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2015 file photo, actress Laverne Cox attends the “Orange Is the New Black” FYC Screening at DGA Theater in New York. A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black,” and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an […]
Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board
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Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board

CARAMBOLA, Cuba (AP) — A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said. Cuba’s military said in a statement that the Soviet-made AN-26 took off from the Playa Baracoa airport outside Havana at 6:38 a.m. and crashed outside the town of […]
Authorities need help finding escaped inmate
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Authorities need help finding escaped inmate

Kentucky State Police are asking for your help finding a man who escaped from a jail in Crittenden County.
Memorial held for man to plant first American flag on foreign soil
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Memorial held for man to plant first American flag on foreign soil

A ceremony was held today at the Frankfort Cemetery to honor the man who planted the very first American flag on foreign soil.
Protesters gather outside Lexington Planned Parenthood
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Protesters gather outside Lexington Planned Parenthood

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Protesters gathered outside of Planned Parenthood in Lexington Saturday, joining others across the country as part of the second annual National Day of Prayer and Protest against Planned Parenthood. The rally was put together by a group called Hashtag Protest P.P., and they are urging the current administration to federally defund Planned Parenthood […]
Keeneland brings in high numbers for their 2017 spring meet
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Keeneland brings in high numbers for their 2017 spring meet

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Keeneland closed out what they are calling a successful 20-17 spring meet Friday. Track officials report that 252,247 people attended this year in over 15 days of racing. That number is compared to last year’s 262,197 attendance level; however, that was over a 16 day spread due to Keeneland being closed Easter Sunday […]
Missing woman found safe
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Missing woman found safe

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A missing Webster County woman has been found safe. Katelyn Foster was reported missing by her aunt, who called police on Friday after not being able to contact Foster.    
The Latest: Trump says China putting pressure on North Korea
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The Latest: Trump says China putting pressure on North Korea

The USS Carl Vinson sails offshore Nagasaki prefecture, southern Japan Saturday, April 29, 2017. The USS Carl Vinson is heading north toward the Korean peninsula in a show of force after satellite images suggested North Korea may be preparing to conduct a nuclear test. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch […]
Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes
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Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea’s missile firing with a file footage, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent […]
Women dies in early morning crash
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Women dies in early morning crash

A woman is dead after an early morning crash in Mason County Saturday.
LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots
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LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

People begin a march at the corner of Florence and Normandie, the flash point of the riots that erupted after the 1992 acquittal of four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, on the 25th anniversary, in Los Angeles Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five […]
Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies
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Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies

Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017, during a demonstration and march. Thousands of people gathered across the country to march in protest of President Donald Trump’s environmental policies, which have included rolling back restrictions on mining, oil drilling and greenhouse gas […]
Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border
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Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border

This Friday, April 28, 2017 still taken from video, shows U.S. forces patrolling on a rural road in the village of Darbasiyah, in northern Syria. U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a […]
The Latest: Climate protesters in Chicago target Trump Tower
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The Latest: Climate protesters in Chicago target Trump Tower

Demonstrators hold a sign during a “100 Days of Failure” protest and march, Saturday, April 29, 2016, in Chicago. Thousands of people across the U.S. are marking President Donald Trump’s hundredth day in office by marching in protest of his environmental policies. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on climate marches around […]
Samantha Bee’s show briefly upstages correspondents’ dinner
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Samantha Bee’s show briefly upstages correspondents’ dinner

Comedian Samantha Bee talks to reporters ahead of her “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” event in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2017, held hours before the traditional White House Correspondents’ Association gala. President Donald Trump said early in his presidency he would not be attending the latter dinner, the first in decades that a president […]
The Latest: Sen. Bernie Sanders: Marchers fight for planet
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The Latest: Sen. Bernie Sanders: Marchers fight for planet

Demonstrators hold a sign during a “100 Days of Failure” protest and march, Saturday, April 29, 2016, in Chicago. Thousands of people across the U.S. are marking President Donald Trump’s hundredth day in office by marching in protest of his environmental policies. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on climate marches […]
Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board
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Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board

HAVANA (AP) — A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday morning in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said. The military said in a written statement that the Soviet-made AN-26 took off from the Playa Baracoa airport outside Havana at 6:38 a.m. and crashed into a hillside […]
Hacker releases stolen copies of Netflix series
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Hacker releases stolen copies of Netflix series

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2015 file photo, actress Laverne Cox attends the “Orange Is the New Black” FYC Screening at DGA Theater in New York. A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black,” and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an […]
Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally
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Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally

French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron visits a market in Poitiers, central France, Saturday, April 29 , 2017. Macron faces far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in a May 7 runoff election. (AP Photo/Angela Charlton) USSEAU, France (AP) — French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, […]
Pope’s timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians
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Pope’s timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

Pope Francis caresses a nun during a meeting with the clergy and religious, in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God’s name. (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via […]
Marchers use Trump’s 100th day to protest climate policies
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Marchers use Trump’s 100th day to protest climate policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people across the U.S. are marking President Donald Trump’s hundredth day in office by marching in protest of his environmental policies. In Washington, D.C., large crowds on Saturday were making their way down Pennsylvania Avenue, where they planned to encircle the White House. Organizers say about 300 other protest marches […]
The Latest: EU says UK blocking progress on budget review
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The Latest: EU says UK blocking progress on budget review

European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare […]
EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK
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EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

From left, EU Chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk make their way to a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt […]
Pope’s timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians
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Pope’s timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country’s tiny Catholic community, defying security concerns to show his support for the Christians of this Muslim majority Arab nation who have increasingly become targeted by Islamic militants. Military helicopters flew overhead […]
The Latest: Hollande says abstaining would boost Le Pen
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The Latest: Hollande says abstaining would boost Le Pen

French President Francois Hollande talks to the media at a press conference after a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) […]
AP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?
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AP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?

A Sheriff officer stands guard over inmates at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Los Angeles. One of the world’s largest jail complexes is located in Los Angeles and within it resides perhaps the world’s largest group of inmates whose mental illness is attributed to drug abuse, mainly from highly addictive […]
Missouri governor to pay fee for using nonprofit donor list
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Missouri governor to pay fee for using nonprofit donor list

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he founded. Greitens’ campaign adviser Austin Chambers said Saturday that the violation was a “simple campaign finance matter — […]
EU leaders show firm united front ahead of Brexit talks
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EU leaders show firm united front ahead of Brexit talks

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, from left, are pictured at a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for […]
The Latest: EU to meet with Turkey’s Erdogan to mend fences
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The Latest: EU to meet with Turkey’s Erdogan to mend fences

European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare […]
Former officer charged with hitting kids with car, killing 1
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Former officer charged with hitting kids with car, killing 1

This undated photo provided by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office shows John Camfield, a 48-year-old driver accused of fleeing after hitting three children when they got off a school bus, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Ponciana, Fla. Polk County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Carrie Horstman said in a news release that two of the children were critically […]
Security scare briefly halts flights to, from Berlin airport
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Security scare briefly halts flights to, from Berlin airport

BERLIN (AP) — Flights to and from Berlin’s Tegel airport were briefly suspended Saturday after police cleared a terminal to investigate a suspicious suitcase. The airport operator said shortly after midday that flights to Tegel were being diverted as officers examined a piece of unclaimed baggage at Terminal B. About 20 minutes later the operator […]
Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo
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Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt’s tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God’s name. (AP […]
Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missing
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Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missing

This Sunday, April 16, 2017, photo provided by the National Park Service shows Tapeats Creek in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Authorities are searching for Jackson Standefer, 14, and Lou-Ann Merrell, 62, after the pair lost their footing Saturday and fell into the water during a family trip in a remote area of the […]
N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes
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N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea’s missile firing with a file footage, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent […]
Flights to Berlin airport diverted over suspicious suitcase
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Flights to Berlin airport diverted over suspicious suitcase

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they are investigating a suspicious suitcase at Berlin’s Tegel airport and the operator says flights there are being diverted. Federal police said on Twitter early Saturday that travelers are being evacuated from Terminal B while officers investigate the suitcase.
The Latest: Hollande: May 7 vote will gauge EU support
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The Latest: Hollande: May 7 vote will gauge EU support

French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during a campaign rally in Chatellerault, central France, Friday, April 28, 2017. Macron faces far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen off in a May 7 runoff election. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France’s presidential election (all times local): 12:15 p.m. French President […]
N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes
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N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea’s missile firing with a file footage, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent […]
Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo
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Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt’s tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in […]
Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order
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Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

President Donald Trump gestures as he answers a question from a members of the the media after signing an Executive Order in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017. The Executive Order directs the Interior Department to begin review of restrictive drilling policies for the outer-continental shelf. (AP Photo/Pablo […]
Arkansas will face challenges replenishing execution supply
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Arkansas will face challenges replenishing execution supply

Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said. The state launched an ambitious plan to execute eight death row inmates over 11 days […]
N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes
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N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea’s missile firing with a file footage, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent […]
Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in Cairo on 2nd day of trip
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Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in Cairo on 2nd day of trip

Pope Francis, right, meets Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi, in Cairo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Francis is in Egypt for a two-day trip aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God’s name. (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for Egypt’s tiny Catholic community and […]
UAE’s battle-hardened military expands into Africa, Mideast
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UAE’s battle-hardened military expands into Africa, Mideast

FILE- In this Nov. 7, 2015 file photo, made available by the Emirates News Agency, WAM, a convoy of UAE military vehicles and personnel travels from Al Hamra Military Base to Zayed Military City, marking the return of the first batch of UAE Armed Forces military personnel from Yemen, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. […]
Venezuela formally notifies OAS it will leave amid protests
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Venezuela formally notifies OAS it will leave amid protests

Relatives of jailed opposition leaders hold posters asking for the liberation of their loved ones outside the Ramo Verde military prison in Los Teques, outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 28, 2017. Venezuela’s opposition called for a march to the prison where Venezuela’s main opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is serving a nearly 14-year sentence for […]
Timeline: President Trump vs. North Korea
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Timeline: President Trump vs. North Korea

In this Friday, April 28, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Ashigara (DDG 178), foreground, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), center, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) transit the Philippine Sea as they accompany the Nimitz-class aircraft […]
The Latest: Tokyo subway temporarily closed over N. Korea
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The Latest: Tokyo subway temporarily closed over N. Korea

The USS Carl Vinson sails offshore Nagasaki prefecture, southern Japan Saturday, April 29, 2017. The USS Carl Vinson is heading north toward the Korean peninsula in a show of force after satellite images suggested North Korea may be preparing to conduct a nuclear test. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch […]
Transy community now wondering if BuzzFeed post warned of today’s attack
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Transy community now wondering if BuzzFeed post warned of today’s attack

The president of Transylvania University is trying to unite students in the wake of this brutal attack but at the same time an online post many believe was written by the attacker is circulating on social media.
Methodist court ruling a blow for openly lesbian bishop
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Methodist court ruling a blow for openly lesbian bishop

This Wednesday, April 19, 2017 photo shows Bishop Karen Oliveto in the sanctuary of a United Methodist Church near her office in Highlands Ranch, Colo. On Tuesday, the highest court in the United Methodist Church considered whether to invalidate the election of the denomination’s first openly gay bishop, Oliveto, amid a struggle to avoid schism […]
Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike
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Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike

Seen through a shattered bus window, another bus burns after it was set fire by protesters during a general strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, April 28, 2017. Public transport largely came to a halt across much of Brazil on Friday and protesters blocked roads and scuffled with police as part of a general […]
Venezuela formally notifies OAS it will leave amid protests
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Venezuela formally notifies OAS it will leave amid protests

Relatives of jailed opposition leaders hold posters asking for the liberation of their loved ones outside the Ramo Verde military prison in Los Teques, outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 28, 2017. Venezuela’s opposition called for a march to the prison where Venezuela’s main opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is serving a nearly 14-year sentence for […]
N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes
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N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea’s missile firing with a file footage, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent […]
The Latest: NKorea says its missiles target US mainland
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The Latest: NKorea says its missiles target US mainland

The USS Carl Vinson sails offshore Nagasaki prefecture, southern Japan Saturday, April 29, 2017. The USS Carl Vinson is heading north toward the Korean peninsula in a show of force after satellite images suggested North Korea may be preparing to conduct a nuclear test. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch […]
Montgomery seizes lead at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
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Montgomery seizes lead at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Clark Montgomery and Loughan Glen seize the lead at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.
UPDATE:  Valley View Ferry resumes operations
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UPDATE: Valley View Ferry resumes operations

The Valley View Ferry resumed normal operating hours on Friday after being closed all week due to high water conditions.
Richmond Police seize guns, marijuana plants and cash
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Richmond Police seize guns, marijuana plants and cash

Richmond Police seized guns, marijuana plants and cash following an arrest Friday.
Keeneland Spring Meet has strong attendance, wagering
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Keeneland Spring Meet has strong attendance, wagering

Keeneland concluded its Spring Meet on Friday marking strong attendance and wagering.
Friends hail woman, 86, killed trying to stop attack as hero
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Friends hail woman, 86, killed trying to stop attack as hero

This undated photo released by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department on Friday, April 28, 2017, shows Neven Glen Butler. Authorities have arrested the 18-year-old man accused in the death of 86-year-old woman Fusako Petrus, who was sexually assaulted and beaten during a morning walk. (Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department via AP) NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — […]
The Latest: S. Korea says missile reached height of 44 miles
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The Latest: S. Korea says missile reached height of 44 miles

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the […]
Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer, left, is underway alongside the Republic of Korea multirole guided-missile destroyer Wang Geon during a bilateral exercise. Wayne E. Meyer was on a scheduled western Pacific deployment with aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. (Mass […]
Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash
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Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the country’s south. Military chief Gen. Eduardo Ano tells The Associated Press that Alhabsy Misaya was slain in a clash with marines late Friday in the jungles between […]
Friends hail slain 86-year-old California woman as hero
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Friends hail slain 86-year-old California woman as hero

This undated photo released by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department on Friday, April 28, 2017, shows Neven Glen Butler. Authorities have arrested the 18-year-old man accused in the death of 86-year-old woman Fusako Petrus, who was sexually assaulted and beaten during a morning walk. (Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department via AP) NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — […]
Arkansas girl found dead after mom, great-uncle killed
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Arkansas girl found dead after mom, great-uncle killed

MENA, Ark. (AP) — One of two Arkansas siblings reported missing after their mother’s body was discovered in a creek was found dead on Friday, a day after another relative was found dead, and teams are still searching for the other child, investigators said. The body of 2-year-old Acelynn Wester was found in a heavily […]
The Latest: Trump says North Korea ‘disrespected’ China
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The Latest: Trump says North Korea ‘disrespected’ China

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the […]
The Latest:  North Korea test-fires ballistic missile
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The Latest: North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the […]
Witnessing death: AP reporters describe problem executions
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Witnessing death: AP reporters describe problem executions

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Dennis McGuire, who was executed with the use of the sedative midazolam on Jan. 16, 2014. McGuire’s execution lasted 26 minutes and remains the longest execution to date since Ohio resumed putting inmates to death in 1999. Questions about […]
In Egypt, pope brings a message of peace amid crackdown
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In Egypt, pope brings a message of peace amid crackdown

Pope Francis, right, meets Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi, in Cairo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Francis is in Egypt for a two-day trip aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God’s name. (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis demanded that Egypt’s Muslim leaders teach a rejection of […]
IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bomb that kills 4
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IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bomb that kills 4

A fire erupts as smoke billows from the site of a car bomb, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Baghdad. Iraqi police and hospital officials said a car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four and wounded eight late Friday night. The attack comes as Iraqi forces struggle to push back Islamic State […]
The Latest:  North Korea test-fires ballistic missile
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The Latest: North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the […]
Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the […]
Suspect in Transylvania University machete attack a former student
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Suspect in Transylvania University machete attack a former student

Alumni weekend activities at Transylvania University are expected to go on as scheduled this weekend after a former student reportedly stabbed two women with a machete on campus Friday morning.
Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies
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Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies

Police form a line in front of Berkeley High School as a rally for free speech takes place across the street Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of […]
Writhing and gasping: AP reporters view problem executions
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Writhing and gasping: AP reporters view problem executions

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Dennis McGuire, who was executed with the use of the sedative midazolam on Jan. 16, 2014. McGuire’s execution lasted 26 minutes and remains the longest execution to date since Ohio resumed putting inmates to death in 1999. Questions about […]
The Latest: Trump assures NRA he’ll support gun rights
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The Latest: Trump assures NRA he’ll support gun rights

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as speaks at the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the Georgia World Congress Center. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA’s annual convention (all times local): 3 […]
Focus turns to senator with doctor guilty of Medicare fraud
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Focus turns to senator with doctor guilty of Medicare fraud

Dr. Salomon Melgen holds hands with his wife, Flor, as he leaves the federal courthouse with family and friends after arriving for a jury question Friday, April 28, 2017. Melgen, a prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal prosecutors could pressure him to […]
EU says membership talks still open if Turkey wants them
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EU says membership talks still open if Turkey wants them

Vice-President of the European Union Federica Mogherini gesticulates during a break of an informal meeting of the EU foreign ministers in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is keeping the door ajar for Turkey to become a member, but says Ankara must provide clearer signals on […]
Macedonian violence elicits diverging international response
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Macedonian violence elicits diverging international response

People react as a stun grenade explodes by a parliament entrance, guarded by police, during clashes with protesters in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Chaos swept into Macedonia’s parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form […]
The Latest: Gabby Giffords criticizes Trump’s NRA speech
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The Latest: Gabby Giffords criticizes Trump’s NRA speech

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as speaks at the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the Georgia World Congress Center. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA’s annual convention (all times local): 2:50 […]
Kentucky judge won’t hear adoption cases if adults are gay
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Kentucky judge won’t hear adoption cases if adults are gay

A Kentucky family court judge says he won't hear anymore adoption cases that involve gay adults.
One lane closed on Winchester Rd. as crews repair gas leak
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One lane closed on Winchester Rd. as crews repair gas leak

One lane remains closed on Winchester Road as Columbia Gas crews work to repair a gas leak.
UPDATE: Two arrested after assault at Laurel Co. Walmart
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UPDATE: Two arrested after assault at Laurel Co. Walmart

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says multiple tips from social media helped his office track down two people he says were involved in a robbery and assault that occurred Wednesday night at the Walmart near Corbin.
UPDATE: Cincinnati teen arrested in assault incident on Transylvania U’s campus
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UPDATE: Cincinnati teen arrested in assault incident on Transylvania U’s campus

In a press release Friday afternoon, the Lexington Police Department says 19-year-old Mitchell W. Adkins, of Cincinnati, has been arrested in connection to an assault on Transylvania University's campus Friday morning.
Judge to sentence former head of Chicago Public Schools
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Judge to sentence former head of Chicago Public Schools

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd- Bennett speaks before leaving federal court in Chicago, after she pleaded guilty to helping steer $23 million in no-bid contracts to education firms for $2.3 million in kickbacks and bribes while working for CPS. A federal judge in Chicago […]
Arrest made in death of elderly California woman out on walk
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Arrest made in death of elderly California woman out on walk

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man has been arrested in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman who was attacked as she tried to help a friend during a morning walk, officials said Friday. Neven Glen Butler, 18, was arrested after he was detained on unrelated assault and elder […]
The Latest: Trump delivers campaign-like speech to NRA crowd
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The Latest: Trump delivers campaign-like speech to NRA crowd

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as speaks at the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the Georgia World Congress Center. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA’s annual convention (all times local): 2:40 […]
Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister
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Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. Yatsenyuk was one of the prime figures of the massive protests that drove Ukraine’s Russia-friendly president out of […]
Pakistan: Thousands of activists rally against PM Sharif
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Pakistan: Thousands of activists rally against PM Sharif

Pakistan’s opposition leader Imran Khan, second from right, attends anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, April 28, 2017. Thousands of supporters of Pakistan’s popular opposition leader Imran Khan have rallied in the capital, Islamabad to pressure the country’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over his alleged corruption. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash) ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands […]
The Latest: Macron meets French survivor of Nazi massacre
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The Latest: Macron meets French survivor of Nazi massacre

French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, center, listens to Robert Hebras, right, last living survivor of the 1944 Oradour-sur-Glane massacre, during a campaign visit of the ruins in the village of Oradour-sur-Glane, central France, Friday, April 28, 2017. France’s troubled wartime past is taking center stage Friday in the country’s highly charged presidential race, […]
Kentucky closing in on business investment record
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Kentucky closing in on business investment record

Kentucky is on the verge of surpassing its record for business investments, fueled by three separate billion-dollar announcements in the first quarter of 2017.
The Latest: NRA forum kicks off with Oliver North speaking
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The Latest: NRA forum kicks off with Oliver North speaking

NRA attendees Bill and Karen Geittman watch a video of President Donald Trump while waiting for him to arrive for a keynote at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum on Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the NRA’s annual convention (all times local): 1:35 pm. The […]
LFD: 2 taken to hospital after assault on Kenlock Dr.
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LFD: 2 taken to hospital after assault on Kenlock Dr.

Police officers are on the scene of an assault on Kenlock Drive.
Google Fiber coming to Louisville, no timetable announced
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Google Fiber coming to Louisville, no timetable announced

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced that Google Fiber will move forward in the city, although details on the network's implementation aren't available.
Grant applications available to assist violent crime victims
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Grant applications available to assist violent crime victims

Justice officials in Kentucky say federal grants are available for programs that offer services to victims of violent crimes.
UPDATE: Trooper who shot man dragging officer identified
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UPDATE: Trooper who shot man dragging officer identified

Kentucky State Police have released the identity of a trooper who shot a Webster County man who reportedly sped toward the officer in a police cruiser Tuesday afternoon.
Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe
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Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for the […]
KSP: Combs man recovering after being shot during argument
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KSP: Combs man recovering after being shot during argument

An argument in Perry County turned violent on Thursday, erupting into gunfire that sent one man to the hospital.
Erdogan: ‘Fresh page’ for US relations with Trump
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Erdogan: ‘Fresh page’ for US relations with Trump

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures as he delivers a speech at an Atlantic Council event in Istanbul, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president says a “fresh page” in Turkish-American relations can be opened with President Donald Trump’s administration, as high-level dialogue has intensified since January. Speaking in Istanbul […]
US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe
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US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hold a trilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida and Korean Foreign Minister Yun at the United Nations, Friday, Friday, April 28, 2017. (Bryan R. Smith Pool Photo via AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States called for new sanctions on […]
The Latest: On NKorea, Russia says world wonders about war
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The Latest: On NKorea, Russia says world wonders about war

Russia’s Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov delivers his remarks in the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. efforts to curb North Korea’s nuclear program (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Russia’s deputy foreign minister says “combative rhetoric coupled with reckless muscle-flexing” on […]
Macedonian opposition chief shuns emergency political talks
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Macedonian opposition chief shuns emergency political talks

People react as a stun grenade explodes by a parliament entrance, guarded by police, during clashes with protesters in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Chaos swept into Macedonia’s parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form […]
LPD investigating after stabbed woman flags down passing officer
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LPD investigating after stabbed woman flags down passing officer

Officers are investigating a stabbing in downtown Lexington, after a wounded woman flagged down a passing officer along Jefferson and 2nd Streets.
Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions
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Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Trump administration’s request, a federal appeals court says it will postpone a ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions. The government had asked the court to put a hold on the case shortly after President Donald Trump signed an executive order vowing to roll back the Clean Power […]
Woman, 66, is fifth victim to die in Stockholm truck attack
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Woman, 66, is fifth victim to die in Stockholm truck attack

FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, April 9, 2017, a girl lights candles in response after a highjacked truck was driven into a crowd of pedestrians and crashed into a department store in Stockholm, Sweden. A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish […]
Pope Francis in Egyptian capital for historic 2-day visit
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Pope Francis in Egyptian capital for historic 2-day visit

Pope Francis, in the car, is escorted by security forces as he leaves Cairo’s airport, Egypt, Friday, April 28, 2017. Francis is in Egypt for a two-day trip aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God’s name. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday […]
UN Security Council to confer on North Korea nuclear program
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UN Security Council to confer on North Korea nuclear program

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hold a trilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida and Korean Foreign Minister Yun at the United Nations, Friday, Friday, April 28, 2017. (Bryan R. Smith Pool Photo via AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the […]
On the same team: community rallies around young cancer survivor
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On the same team: community rallies around young cancer survivor

As the Football Cats prepare for a tough summer of conditioning work, they already have some extra inspiration from a little boy in Richmond. The Cats are not the only team nearby that has learned from him. One young man has gotten a whole community on the same team.
UN Security Council to discuss North Korea nuclear program
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UN Security Council to discuss North Korea nuclear program

In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer, left, is underway alongside the Republic of Korea multirole guided-missile destroyer Wang Geon during a bilateral exercise. Wayne E. Meyer was on a scheduled western Pacific deployment with aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. (Mass […]
Woman dies after Stockholm truck attack; death toll now 5
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Woman dies after Stockholm truck attack; death toll now 5

FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, April 9, 2017, a girl lights candles in response after a highjacked truck was driven into a crowd of pedestrians and crashed into a department store in Stockholm, Sweden. A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish […]
Pope Francis’ plane lands in Egypt for historic 2-day visit
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Pope Francis’ plane lands in Egypt for historic 2-day visit

A billboard with a picture of Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II, left, welcomes Pope Francis, at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, April 27, 2017. On Friday, Francis is scheduled to begin a two-day pilgrimage to Egypt aimed at lifting the spirits of Christians in the Middle East, whose numbers have rapidly dwindled in […]
Jury recommends life for woman found guilty in 2014 triple murder
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Jury recommends life for woman found guilty in 2014 triple murder

A jury is recommending life without parole after finding a woman guilty for a triple murder in eastern Kentucky.
Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution
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Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for the […]
Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant
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Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant

John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety, left, and Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, pose for a photograph in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled […]
China won’t confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea
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China won’t confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer, left, is underway alongside the Republic of Korea multirole guided-missile destroyer Wang Geon during a bilateral exercise. Wayne E. Meyer was on a scheduled western Pacific deployment with aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. (Mass […]
The Latest: Security tight where Francis will overnight
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The Latest: Security tight where Francis will overnight

A billboard welcomes Pope Francis, at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, April 27, 2017. On Friday, Francis is scheduled to begin a two-day pilgrimage to Egypt aimed at lifting the spirits of Christians in the Middle East, whose numbers have rapidly dwindled in recent decades due to war, displacement and emigration. The visit […]
UK student sexually abused by Uber driver
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UK student sexually abused by Uber driver

UK police are looking for a man they say sexually abused a student after picking her up using the driving share app Uber.
Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition
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Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition

In this April 24, 2017 photo, Pastor Don Taylor, of a suburban Chicago organizing group, speaks to immigrant rights advocates in downtown Chicago. The advocates plan to march in a May 1 rally in Chicago. (AP Photo by Sophia Tareen) CHICAGO (AP) — Immigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, […]
New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate
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New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for the […]
In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence
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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

A billboard welcomes Pope Francis, at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, April 27, 2017. On Friday, Francis is scheduled to begin a two-day pilgrimage to Egypt aimed at lifting the spirits of Christians in the Middle East, whose numbers have rapidly dwindled in recent decades due to war, displacement and emigration. The visit […]
AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits
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AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits

FILE – In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, file photo, U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris Jr. testifies on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on North Korea. America’s top Pacific commander is confident in the ability of a contentious U.S. missile defense system soon to […]
China won’t confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea
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China won’t confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign ministry has refused to confirm or deny U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s assertion that Beijing has threatened to impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang repeatedly avoided giving a direct answer when asked about the matter at a daily press […]
Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rally
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Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rally

Demonstrators sharing opposing views argue during a rally Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — […]
Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer
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Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer

FILE – In this Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, items on the breakfast menu, including the calories, are posted at a McDonald’s restaurant in New York. Facing a May 5, 2017 compliance deadline set by the Food and Drug Administration last year, some restaurants and other establishments are eyeing a massive spending bill that Congress […]
The Latest: Attorney: Reports of execution ‘horrifying’
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The Latest: Attorney: Reports of execution ‘horrifying’

This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel) VARNER, Ark. (AP) — […]
Jerusalem mayor: City’s diverse residents ‘all my children’
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Jerusalem mayor: City’s diverse residents ‘all my children’

In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo, Jerusalem Mayor, Nir Barkat speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at his office in Jerusalem. Fifty years after Israel conquered east Jerusalem, Barkat said that the anniversary is a time to celebrate, despite the deep rifts and occasional bursts of violence that disrupt daily life in […]
S. Korea disputes Trump comments on missile system, trade
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S. Korea disputes Trump comments on missile system, trade

A South Korean protester holds up a placard opposing a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 27, 2017. In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile […]
In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence
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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

A billboard welcomes Pope Francis, at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, April 27, 2017. On Friday, Francis is scheduled to begin a two-day pilgrimage to Egypt aimed at lifting the spirits of Christians in the Middle East, whose numbers have rapidly dwindled in recent decades due to war, displacement and emigration. The visit […]
The Latest: Governor’s spokesman praises prison staff
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The Latest: Governor’s spokesman praises prison staff

This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel) VARNER, Ark. (AP) — […]
4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurney
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4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurney

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for the […]
Arkansas executes killer for 4th lethal injection in 8 days
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Arkansas executes killer for 4th lethal injection in 8 days

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for the […]
The Latest: Inmate apologized, spoke in tongues before dying
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The Latest: Inmate apologized, spoke in tongues before dying

This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel) VARNER, Ark. (AP) — […]
Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutions
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Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutions

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan’s Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced the launch of the offensive in an email statement that boasted Taliban control over more than half of […]
Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

President Donald Trump, accompanied by, from left, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, listens to remarks from Argentine President Mauricio Macri, left, during a luncheon in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. […]
Phoenix rises to the top at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
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Phoenix rises to the top at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Jessica Phoenix and Don Good's Pavarotti sit atop the standings after the first day of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington.
Off-duty Border Patrol agent may have started Arizona fire
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Off-duty Border Patrol agent may have started Arizona fire

An off-duty Border Patrol agent is being investigated for possibly starting a large wildfire in southern Arizona while target shooting last weekend, authorities said Thursday. Border Patrol officials said in statement that they were aware the investigation about how the fire began Sunday “involves an off-duty Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent” that they did not […]
Arkansas moves forward with 4th lethal injection in 8 days
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Arkansas moves forward with 4th lethal injection in 8 days

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Williams’ scheduled execution on April 27, 2017 won’t move forward, according to a spokesman for Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Rutledge said the state will not appeal a federal judge’s order staying the execution. (Arkansas Department of Correction […]
Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN
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Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, right, of Brunei and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, chat as they walk for their bilateral meeting following welcoming ceremony for the Sultan Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines. Bolkiah arrived Wednesday for a state visit and to attend the annual ASEAN Leaders’ Summit which the Philippines is hosting […]
Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

President Donald Trump, accompanied by, from left, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, listens to remarks from Argentine President Mauricio Macri, left, during a luncheon in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. […]
Taliban announce start of spring offensive
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Taliban announce start of spring offensive

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan’s Taliban have announced the start of a spring offensive, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced the launch of the offensive Friday in an email statement. The Taliban dubbed this year’s offensive “Operation Mansour,” […]
Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter
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Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

Demonstrators sharing opposing views argue during a rally Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — […]
GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches
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GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches

FILE – In this Sept. 7, 2016, file photo, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wisc. Republican lawmakers are pushing a plan to require the University of Wisconsin System to discipline students who disrupt speeches and presentations, and force campuses to remain neutral on public issues. “All across the […]
Arkansas awaits word from Supreme Court on execution
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Arkansas awaits word from Supreme Court on execution

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Williams’ scheduled execution on April 27, 2017 won’t move forward, according to a spokesman for Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Rutledge said the state will not appeal a federal judge’s order staying the execution. (Arkansas Department of Correction […]
Highway fatalities increased last year in Kentucky
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Highway fatalities increased last year in Kentucky

Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year, according to numbers from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and Kentucky State Police (KSP).
Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

President Donald Trump, accompanied by, from left, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, listens to remarks from Argentine President Mauricio Macri, left, during a luncheon in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. […]
Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament
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Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

Protestors enter into the parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Scores of protesters have broken through a police cordon and entered Macedonian parliament to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-long deadlock in talks to form a new government. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski) SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Chaos swept into […]
Debt relief for Kentuckians attending Corinthian Colleges Inc.
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Debt relief for Kentuckians attending Corinthian Colleges Inc.

Some 2,000 Kentuckians who attended Corinthian Colleges Inc. are eligible for federal debt relief, according to the Kentucky Attorney General.
Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump
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Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump

Omarosa Manigault, political aide and communications director for the Office of Public Liaison at the White House under President Donald Trump’s administration, speaks at the Women’s Power Luncheon of the 2017 National Action Network convention, in New York, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Manigault was a contestant on Trump’s reality competition series, “The Apprentice.” (AP Photo/Richard […]
Court: Employers can pay women less based on past salaries
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Court: Employers can pay women less based on past salaries

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers’ previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling that said pay differences based exclusively on prior salaries were discriminatory […]
The Latest: US judge won’t stop Arkansas execution
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The Latest: US judge won’t stop Arkansas execution

This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel) VARNER, Ark. (AP) — […]
Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war
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Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

This frame grab from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows flames rising after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Syria’s state media reported Thursday that Israel has attacked a military […]
2 US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan
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2 US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two American Army Rangers were killed and another received a minor injury during a ground assault against Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan Wednesday, according to the U.S. military. The U.S. forces were accompanying Afghan troops on the raid when they came under attack by the Islamic State Khorasan group in Nangarhar Province […]
Slain trooper’s young sons in court as killer gets death
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Slain trooper’s young sons in court as killer gets death

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Col. Tyree Blocker talks with reporters after cop killer Eric Frein was sentenced to death late Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the Pike County Courthouse in Milford, Pa.. Standing at right is former Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP) MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — With […]
Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United
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Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United

Thomas Demetrio an attorney for Dr. David Dao speaks at a news conference Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Chicago. Dao a passenger dragged from a United Express flight Sunday April 9, suffered a “significant” concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, Demetrio said Thursday. Dao was removed from the plane after he […]
No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up in New York City
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No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — In a park amid Manhattan skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork. The free-of-charge, air-conditioned splendor— inspired by visits to the city’s priciest hotels — is open to everyone, even homeless New Yorkers. More […]
Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war
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Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

This frame grab from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows flames rising after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Syria’s state media reported Thursday that Israel has attacked a military […]
Bullet hits fire captain’s minivan parked in front of fire station
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Bullet hits fire captain’s minivan parked in front of fire station

A Lexington Fire captain's minivan was hit by a bullet while parked in front of a fire station on North Broadway.
Suspect pursued injured officer seeking cover, fired again
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Suspect pursued injured officer seeking cover, fired again

In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 photo, police investigate at the scene after a Delaware state trooper was shot and killed in the parking lot of a WaWa convenience store near Bear, Del. A man suspected of the shooting and killing the trooper remained barricaded early Thursday inside his house, where he fired shots at […]
Up against NRA, gun control advocates still voice optimism
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Up against NRA, gun control advocates still voice optimism

Mike O’Donnell, of Wellington, Co., with Burris Optics, polishes a scope ahead of the NRA convention, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the Georgia World Congress Center with President Donald Trump slated to speak Friday. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, […]
The Latest: Man sentenced to death in trooper’s slaying
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The Latest: Man sentenced to death in trooper’s slaying

FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the […]
Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United
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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

FILE – In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz delivers remarks in New York. United Airlines said Friday, April 21, 2017, that its CEO Munoz won’t add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned, as fallout continues from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane this […]
Richmond PD looking for suspect in YMCA theft
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Richmond PD looking for suspect in YMCA theft

Richmond police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect they say stole items from the YMCA.
Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United
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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for undisclosed amount.
Kentucky students, teachers recognized at awards luncheon
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Kentucky students, teachers recognized at awards luncheon

Kentucky students and teachers were recognized April 27 for their accomplishments at the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) program and the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (KY NEED) Projects 10th annual Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon in Frankfort.