Daily Archive: June 19, 2016

Jun 19

Chinese shadow US aircraft carrier on South China Sea patrol

BEIJING (AP) — A look at some recent key developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves: ___ EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a weekly look …

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Jun 19

Iran TV says authorities disrupted ‘biggest terrorist plot’

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian intelligence officials have broken up “the biggest terrorist plot” ever planned to target Tehran and other provinces in the Islamic Republic, the country’s state television reported on Monday. An anchor on state television read off a statement attributing the information to Iran’s Intelligence Ministry. Officials could not be immediately reached …

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Jun 19

The Latest: Hammond urges fast EU concessions if UK remains

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on ahead of Britain’s referendum on continued membership in the European Union (all times local): 9:30 a.m. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will be pressing his European Union counterparts to swiftly implement negotiated concessions in case Britain votes to remain in the bloc on Thursday. Prime Minister David Cameron won …

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Jun 19

Iran TV says authorities disrupted ‘biggest terrorist plot’

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian intelligence officials have broken up “the biggest terrorist plot” to ever target Tehran and other provinces in the Islamic Republic, the country’s state television reported on Monday. An anchor on state television read off a statement attributing the information to Iran’s Intelligence Ministry. Officials could not be immediately reached for …

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Jun 19

Taliban suicide bombing kills 14 Nepalese guards in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 Nepalese security guards in an attack Monday on their minibus in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the Interior Ministry and an Afghan security official said. The Nepalese were on their way to the Canadian Embassy where they work as guards, according to another Nepalese guard who …

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Jun 19

The first day of summer forecast…

Summer officially arrives tomorrow at 6:34 PM and it will certainly feel like it. 90 degree heat will blanket central Kentucky for Monday but a cool front will slide through on Tuesday cooling us off just a little with showers and thunderstorms. Unfortunately, the front move back over us as a warm front late Wednesday …

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Jun 19

Grace Café faces challenges getting city funding

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) Lines are backed up almost out the door on Father’s Day for Grace Cafe’s innovative pay what you can style dining. In it’s first year it’s fed about 13,000 people. Rochelle Bayless opened up Grace Café to address the 18 percent of people she says in Boyle county who don’t know where …

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Jun 19

Danville home ‘a complete loss’ after fire

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Firefighters in Danville say a home is a ‘complete loss’ after a fire early Sunday morning. The fire happened on Beech Road. Firefighters say the two people living inside were able to get out. No one was hurt, and the cause is still under investigation. The post Danville home ‘a complete …

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Jun 19

Lawsuit says hospital lost Kentucky woman’s wedding rings

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky woman says a hospital lost two wedding rings after she was admitted for a broken hip. The Advocate Messenger reports Virginia Koss filed a lawsuit against Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. The lawsuit says the Garrard County resident was admitted to the hospital on Feb. 21 after …

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Jun 19

Firefighters: Cigarette in mulch caused restaurant blaze

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) – Firefighters say an ignited cigarette thrown into a bed of dry mulch is believed to have started a fire that destroyed a McDonald’s restaurant in Elizabethtown. Elizabethtown deputy fire chief Everett Roberts tells The News Enterprise that by the time firefighters arrived Thursday, the fire had spread from outdoor landscaping to …

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