Daily Archive: May 30, 2016

May 30

Memorial Day ceremonies in Central KY

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A number of Memorial Day ceremonies will be held across central Kentucky on Monday. Starting at 11:00 a.m., there will be a ceremony at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine Co.  Deputy Commissioner of Veterans Affairs for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Heather French Henry will be the keynote speaker.  The ceremony …

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May 30

Family of four found safe after night of perilous searching

STANTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Rescue teams from Menifee and Powell counties were able to extricate a family of four safely from the Red River Gorge after a night that included a run-in with a bear and a copperhead snake, along with a thunderstorm. According to rescuers, the forest service “pinged” one of the family members …

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May 30

Brazilian Police: Gang Rape Happened but Tests Are Not Proof

Police investigating a gang rape possibly involving more than 30 men said Monday that they have no doubt the assault happened but that tests on the 16-year-old victim were done too late to provide conclusive evidence. The attack has shocked Brazilians and put a spotlight on the endemic problem of violence against women in Latin …

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May 30

Village Drive shooting victim identified

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -The victim of a deadly overnight shooting in Lexington has been identified. The Fayette Co. Coroner says the victim is 36-year-old Demetrius Henry.  Police say Henry was found in a parking lot on Village Drive just after 12 a.m. Monday. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to the …

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May 30

Argentina’s Macri to Repatriate $1.3 Million From Bahamas

Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he will repatriate $1.3 million in savings from the Bahamas. Macri also said Monday that he will use the money to buy Argentine treasury bonds because he is confident the country’s struggling economy will recover and thrive. Macri says the money was deposited in Merrill Lynch accounts in Switzerland and …

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May 30

Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla

CINCINNATI (AP) – The Latest on the killing of gorilla after a child fell into a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its …

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May 30

Puerto Rico Debates Consequences of Paying off Debt

Puerto Rico’s budget director says the U.S. territory cannot pay off its debt and provide essential services at the same time. Luis Cruz Batista spoke Monday during a public hearing in which Puerto Rico legislators debated a proposed $9.1 billion budget. He warned that nearly 3,500 public employees would have to be laid off in …

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May 30

5 People Injured in Memorial Day Shooting in Baltimore

Memorial Day in Baltimore was marred by a shooting that left five people with apparent gunshot wounds, according to the Baltimore Police Department. All injuries are non-life threatening, police said. Four of the victims were male — ages 20, 25, 30, and 59 — while the female is 56. All of the victims were transported …

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May 30

NATO Summit to Raise Military Presence in Poland, Region

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that an upcoming “landmark summit” will enhance the alliance’s defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and in the region, but decisions as to the number still haven’t been finalized. Stoltenberg spoke in Warsaw, which will host a July 8-9 NATO summit that will give security guarantees that Poland and …

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May 30

Yemen Rebels Launch Missile Into Saudi Arabia

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched a missile over the border into Saudi Arabia for the first time in weeks in the latest violation of a shaky truce between the insurgents and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government. Pro-Houthi television channel al-Masirah said Monday that the rebels had launched a long-range missile into Saudi territory. Saudi Arabia’s military …

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