Daily Archive: April 29, 2018

Apr 29

The Latest: Caravan of migrants arrives at border crossing

AP Photo/Chris Carlson TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States (all times local): 4:15 p.m. About 200 Central American migrants who traveled in a caravan and planned to try to seek asylum in the U.S. has arrived at San Diego’s border crossing. But U.S. …

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Apr 29

Pirates' Nick Kingham toys with perfect game in MLB debut

In his big league debut, Kingham carried a perfect game into the seventh inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. He joined Johnny Cueto in 2008 as the only pitchers in the past 100 years with one hit allowed, at least nine strikeouts and no walks in …

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Apr 29

Prosecutors: Bill Cosby sexual-assault conviction will stand

AP Photo/Matt Slocum NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In the tense moments before a jury convicted Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the prosecutor who had branded him a “con man” and called him out for laughing during closing arguments started to worry about the global implications if the #MeToo era’s first big trial went the other …

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Apr 29

Warming temperatures expected through most of the week

Temperatures made it back into the 60s today. A northerly wind has kept temperatures in most spots below average today despite the sunshine. A Frost Advisory will go into effect at 1 AM until 8 AM Monday as temperatures tonight drop into the mid to upper 30s. A Freeze Warning is in place from 1 …

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Apr 29

Fort Campbell probes Jewish services volunteer’s dismissal

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – A Fort Campbell official says the Army post is investigating why a volunteer who provided holy day and weekly Jewish services was terminated. Robert N. Jenkins, Fort Campbell’s director of public affairs, tells The Tennessean that officials are investigating allegations about changes in religious support to Fort Campbell’s Jewish community. …

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Apr 29

US Drug Enforcement Administration to open Paducah office

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is planning to open a new post in Paducah. A release from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office says the Republican from Kentucky urged the DEA to consider a “tremendous upsurge in the amount of methamphetamine and synthetic cannabinoids imported and distributed in western Kentucky.” The …

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Apr 29

Jennifer Lawrence attends arts event in Louisville hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Actress Jennifer Lawrence attended an arts ceremony co-hosted by her namesake foundation in her hometown of Louisville. Lawrence was a presenter at Saturday’s annual Awards in the Arts event honoring local groups and artists. The event was co-hosted by the Louisville-based Fund for the Arts, the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and Churchill …

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Apr 29

Man’s body found near Upper Second Creek in Hazard

HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – The body of a man was found Saturday evening in Hazard near Upper Second Creek. According to the county coroner, several people saw the man fall into the river on Friday night around 8:30. Crews started searching right away, continuing the search through most of the weekend. The body was sent …

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Apr 29

Man arrested in connection with Friday night shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting on Scottsdale Circle Friday night. According to an arrest citation, Cory Wiggers, 38, told police he was around the Hollow Creek area, near Green Acres Park, to meet a friend. Wiggers said he was parked near that friend’s car when another …

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Apr 29

Sprint and T-Mobile agree to combine in $26.5 billion deal

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile and Sprint reached a $26.5 billion agreement Sunday to combine in a deal that would reshape the U.S. wireless landscape by reducing it to three major cellphone providers. The big unknown is whether the deal will win approval from the Trump administration’s antitrust regulators. The two companies …

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