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Governor Andy Beshear: State will continue accepting refugees

Governor Andy Beshear says Kentucky will continue accepting refugees. This comes after an offer from the Trump administration to halt refugee resettlement.

US calls for Iran crackdown videos, internet slowly returns

The internet slowly is being revived across Iran after a dayslong, government-imposed shutdown amid demonstrations.

Pompeo in Mideast talks on building a coalition against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince about countering the military threat from Iran by building a broad, global coalition that includes Asian and European countries.

US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East.

Russia says no ‘value added’ in Mideast meeting

Russian U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia says Moscow didn't participate in the Middle East security meeting in Warsaw co-hosted by Poland and the United States "because we don't see a value added in the conference."

US urges anti-IS coalition to step up after abrupt pullout

Foreign ministers and senior officials from the 79-member, U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition are meeting in Washington to develop a way ahead after President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw American forces from Syria.

Pompeo demands Maduro not block Venezuela aid

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is demanding that Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro stop trying to block humanitarian assistance from entering the country.

Pompeo deflects Kansas Senate talk, says he has ‘full plate’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is deflecting speculation that he might run for Senate in Kansas, saying he has a "very full plate" in his current job.

US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit

The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump’s concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea, with Trump’s top diplomat insisting the president hadn’t backed down from his firm line on North Korea’s nukes.

Iran says ‘sham’ US policy to reap ‘ill rewards’

Iran's foreign minister has taken to Twitter to criticize a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that took a hard line on the Islamic Republic.

BREAKING: Rex Tillerson replaced as Secretary of State

President Trump announces Rex Tillerson is no longer Secretary of State.

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ sweeps comedy categories at Emmy Awards

The show won best comedy series and acting trophies for stars Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy.

Teen dies in four-wheeler crash, Laurel County deputies say

Deputies say on Saturday night a four wheeler ran off the roadway and hit a tree.
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1 person dead after single car crash in Lexington, police say

Lexington Police say one person died in a car crash Sunday afternoon.
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Burger Week is back in Lexington!

Starting Monday, it’s the return of Burger Week in Lexington.