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Georgetown dentist donating earnings to Australian fire relief

Dentist Mark King is donating a portion of the proceeds from his practice to help people and animals affected by the fires in Australia.

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.

Imam says New Zealand is broken-hearted but not broken

New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act an imam told the crowd of thousands that had left the country broken-hearted but not broken.

New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for “the safest country in the world” were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horrified a nation known for being welcoming and diverse.

Cardinal Pell sent to prison for abusing 2 boys in Australia

The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting two choirboys in an Australian cathedral in a crime the judge said showed “staggering arrogance.”

Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams

A controversial cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it.

HS hoops highlights & scores (12-14-17)

Alex Risen has highlights from Scott County's 101-35 win over an Australian team.

Churchill Downs selling mobile gaming company for almost $1B

Churchill Downs Inc. has agreed to a $990 million deal to sell its mobile gaming subsidiary, Big Fish Games Inc.

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