Daily Archive: June 12, 2016

Jun 12

Angela Merkel Meets With Chinese Premier Amid Trade Concerns

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting China’s Premier Li Keqiang and other leaders in Beijing amid concerns over trade and the ability of German firms and foreign non-governmental organizations to function in China. Merkel met Monday with Li and was scheduled to meet later in the day with President Xi Jinping. Her visit comes amid …

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Jun 12

Picking Sides: A World of Opinions on South China Sea Case

A case brought by U.S. ally the Philippines against China represents a diplomatic dilemma for far-flung nations as Washington and Beijing rally support for their respective positions on the use of international arbitration in South China Sea disputes. The United States has been building diplomatic pressure in the West and in Asia on China to …

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Jun 12

Man injured, suspects sought after Laurel County shooting

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Deputies in Laurel County are looking for three suspects accused of shooting a man Friday evening. The shooting happened at a home on Taylor Bridge Road, approximately five miles south of London. Deputies believe an underage female acquaintance entered the home followed by two men who assaulted the man who …

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Jun 12

One injured in Spencer County plane crash

SPENCER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is seriously injured after crashing his plane in Central Kentucky Sunday evening. Kentucky State Police tell our sister station WHAS, it happened at a private airstrip on Mount Road. Troopers say the plane was attempting to take off when something went wrong. The pilot, the only person on …

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Jun 12

Rio Mayor’s Star Rose, and Now Is Falling, With Olympics

Just a year ago, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes was hailed by Olympic Committee executives as the driving force behind the Summer Games that are set to kick off next month in samba city. Overseeing billions of construction dollars for glittering athletic venues, Paes was so popular that he was often mentioned as a …

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Jun 12

AP PHOTOS: Editor Selections From Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top images from Latin America and the Caribbean that you may have missed last week. Peru held its closest presidential contest in five decades. The daughter of imprisoned former President Alberto Fujimori, Keiko Fujimori, lost by just 0.2 percentage point to former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. …

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Jun 12

Laurel County man shocked trying to get drone

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Laurel County man was flown to the hospital after he was shocked. Deputies say Robert Banaszak was trying to get a drone out of a tree with a pool net, on Marydale Road, about 10 miles east of London Sunday afternoon. While standing on a ladder, deputies say the …

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Jun 12

Jasmine Camacho- Quinn wins 100 Meter Hurdles

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Jun 12

Kentucky vs. Indiana All Stars Game

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Jun 12

Lexington comes together for vigil in honor of victims of Orlando massacre

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-For many Americans waking up to the news it was heartbreaking, and for many in the LGBT community like Jane Minder and her wife it was plain scary. Minder says, “It was terrifying, you know. It’s one of those things like 9/11 you’re going to remember where you were.” But the attack on …

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