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Lexington will not bill Trump campaign for increased security at rally

The City of Lexington will not charge the Trump campaign for increased security costs during the president's planned election-eve rally at Rupp Arena November 4, according to the mayor.
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Incident at Frederick Douglass leads to changes at Fayette County Schools athletic events

The district says the Frederick Douglass incident led the six high schools agreeing to safety changes.
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Railbird Festival is making security a priority

The recent mass shootings across the country have people worried for their safety.

Less is more? Trump out of sight as border talks play out

No televised roundtables with Cabinet secretaries. No freewheeling speeches from the Oval Office. No shouted comments on his way to Marine One.

Trump links drugs, violent crime to lack of border wall

President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address that was heavy with dark immigration rhetoric but offered little in the way of concessions or new ideas to break the standoff that has left large swaths of the government shuttered for 18 days.

Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border.

Volunteer nurses, doctors pitch in to help migrant caravan

The main plaza in Pijijiapan quickly became a makeshift triage center as thousands of Central Americans trudged into this southern Mexico town.

Facebook blocks AP, Guardian stories about hack

Facebook briefly blocked people from posting articles by The Associated Press and The Guardian about its security breach.

Uber agrees to $148M settlement with states over data breach

Uber has agreed to pay $148 million and take steps to tighten data security, after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.

Shooting at esports event raises questions of security

A shooting at a video game competition in Florida has left two people dead along with the suspect and prompted calls from gamers for more security at esports tournaments.

Seattle airport reviewing security after plane theft

After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such insider security breaches.
Police arrest teen accused of firing shot at state fair

Security guard pulls gun on two men during attempted ATM theft

Lexington Police say two men ran off when a security officer pulled a gun out after they tried stealing money from a Chase Bank ATM in Lexington.

Prosecutors say woman had ties to Russian security agency

A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was "likely" in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while she lived in the U.S.
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Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

The number of suspended accounts originated with Twitter's "firehose," data stream.

Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashing a torrent of grievances about the media and those investigating him.
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Grimes announces new security measures before primary election

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes held a briefing Thursday to go over election security ahead of next months primary election.
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Churchhill Downs announces new security measures for Derby

Churchill Downs Racetrack announced Thursday that new entry procedures that will be in effect for guests visiting the track any day of Derby Week (Saturday, April 28, 2018 through Saturday, May 5, 2018).
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Senate passes bill directing money to jail security

The Senate passed a measure today designed to enhance security at cash-strapped count jails.
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Officials: Threats made toward Knox County Schools

An anonymous telephone message was sent with a threat toward Knox County Public Schools on Wednesday evening, according to officials.
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School board meeting erupts over stun gun use, arrests

A public school board meeting was briefly adjourned when security removed demonstrators who wanted to talk about a recent fight at a Kentucky high school.

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