Daily Archive: May 20, 2016

May 20

Rain for Saturday, sunshine returns Sunday

Overview: Scattered rain showers will continue for Saturday, with mostly cloudy skies and a cool high temperature of 67 degrees. A few rain showers may linger across Eastern Kentucky Saturday night into early Sunday, yet all of Central and Eastern Kentucky should see more sunshine by Sunday afternoon, with highs around 75 degrees. Mostly sunny …

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May 20

Honolulu to Settle Suit From Lesbians Jailed After Kissing

Honolulu has agreed to pay $80,000 to settle a lawsuit from two gay women who allege a police officer wrongfully arrested them after seeing them kissing in a grocery store. Details of the settlement were announced Friday in federal court in Honolulu. It’s still subject to City Council approval. The council is expected to consider …

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May 20

Free mulch giveaway in Lexington on Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Yard waste collected by Lexington’s Division of Waste Management during the past several months is now mulch material and will be given away for free to Lexington residents on Saturday, May 21 at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike. The mulch will be available for pick up from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., …

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May 20

At NRA meeting, Paul urges elimination of gun free zones

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he wants to allow guns in every school, movie theater and supermarket in America. Paul made his comments in a speech to the National Rifle Association’s Leadership Forum in Louisville. He was one of two Kentucky politicians who spoke to the event, which also included Gov. …

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May 20

LPD: Accused killer turns himself in

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police accuse a man of murdering his girlfriend. They say 45-year-old William R. Pomeroy turned himself in Friday afternoon. According to police, 43-year-old Amy Koegel was found shot to death earlier in the day. Investigators say her body was discovered in the couple’s backyard on Pinkney Drive. They say officers went …

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May 20

North Korean Diplomat Who Negotiated ’94 Deal With US Dies

North Korea’s state media says a top diplomat who negotiated a short-lived 1994 deal with the United States to freeze its nuclear programs in exchange for international aid has died. The North’s Korean Central News Agency said Saturday that Kang Sok Ju died of esophageal cancer on Friday at the age of 76. Kang was …

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May 20

Sugar Shortage Leads Coca-Cola to Halt Venezuela Production

Coca-Cola is halting production in Venezuela of its namesake beverage due to a sugar shortage brought on by the country’s grinding economic crisis. The Atlanta-based company said in an emailed statement Friday said that its production of sugar-sweetened beverages will be suspended in the coming days after local suppliers reported they had run out of …

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May 20

AP NewsAlert

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May 20

Recall Related to Listeria Highlights Difficulty in Tracking Outbreaks

A massive voluntary recall of multiple food items that was implemented after a relatively small listeria outbreak has highlighted how epidemiologists are now using DNA to connect seemingly unrelated infections and improve food safety, according to food safety experts. Earlier this month, CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington, expanded a voluntary food recall related to …

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May 20

Prosecutors: Teen Killed With Chicago Family Begged for Life

A 13-year-old boy who listened as his younger brother was stabbed to death by a relative begged for his own life before he was killed in a Chicago attack in which four adults also were slain, prosecutors said Friday. A Cook County judge called the alleged actions of Diego Uribe Cruz, 22, and his 19-year-old …

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