Daily Archive: June 9, 2016

Jun 09

The Latest: UN Security Council Condemns Shooting in Israel

The Latest on the aftermath to a deadly shooting in Tel Aviv (all times local): 11:30 p.m. The U.N. Security Council is condemning the deadly shooting at a popular Israeli tourist spot in the strongest terms and calling for those responsible for “these reprehensible acts of terrorism” to be brought to justice. A council statement …

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Jun 09

The Latest: Guam Catholics Devastated, Resilient in Faith

The Latest on the Guam Archbishop accused of sexually abuse (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Members of the Catholic church in Guam are reacting with devastation to the accusations that Archbishop Anthony Apuron sexually abused young boys decades ago. But they’re saying they’re still resilient in their faith. Pope Francis on Monday named Archbishop Savio …

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Jun 09

Woman Found Guilty of Trying to Send Jet Engines to China

A California woman has been convicted in South Florida of conspiring to export fighter jet engines and an unmanned aerial vehicle to China. The U.S. attorney’s office in Miami reported in a news release Thursday that jurors found 45-year-old Wenxia Man guilty of conspiring to export and cause the export of defense articles without the …

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Jun 09

Test Runs Start for Panama Canal Expansion

The first test runs along the newly expanded Panama Canal began Thursday as tugs nudged the bulk cargo carrier Baroque into the first level of locks on the Atlantic side of the canal. The expanded locks have increased the technical difficulty of maneuvering larger ships through the canal. But some of the challenges were eased …

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Jun 09

Man admits to supplying drugs that led to overdose death

COVINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Cincinnati man has admitted in federal court that he conspired to provide illicit drugs to a woman who then died of an overdose, according to federal prosecutors. 41-year old Michael Howard, pleaded guilty Wednesday, before U.S. District Judge Amul Thapar, to conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and morphine that resulted in …

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Jun 09

West Jess baseball very superstitious

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Johnson Central beat Highlands 6-2 to open up this year’s KHSAA baseball state tournament action. McCracken County promptly followed up the Eagles’ win with an 8-3 final over E’Town. The two will advance to play at 1:30 Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. West Jess will take the field around 8:30 to …

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Jun 09

UK’s Matt House talks Stoops, work-life balance

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – UK’s new special teams coordinator, Matt House, met with us local media folk today to talk about his new gig…and to talk about why he took it in the first place. Mark Stoops is known as a defensive guru.  House likes that fact, being a former defensive coordinator himself at FIU …

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Jun 09

Bus Accident in Southern Brazil Leaves 16 Dead, Many Injured

A bus driver in southern Brazil veered off the highway and crashed, leaving at least 16 dead and 20 injured, officials said Thursday. The accident happened around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday on the outskirts of Mogi das Cruzes, a city about 38 miles (60 kilometers) east of Sao Paulo. Police inspector Fabio Pierri, who is heading …

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Jun 09

House’s philosophy on special teams

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The local media met with the newest UK football assistant coach today at the Nutter Training Facility. Matt House is now in the house in Lexington. The former Florida International and Pittsburgh defensive coordinator will join D.J. Eliot and company as the outside linebackers position coach and he’ll also head up …

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Jun 09

Researcher Infected With Zika Virus During Lab Accident

A female researcher was accidentally infected with the Zika virus during a laboratory experiment at the University of Pittsburgh, marking the first reported case of someone getting the virus through a needle stick, university officials said today. The researcher accidentally pricked herself with a needle on May 23 and developed symptoms on June 1, according …

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