Daily Archive: July 14, 2018

Jul 14

North Korean table tennis players arrive in South Korea

North Korean table tennis players arrived in South Korea on Sunday to compete in an international tournament amid an atmosphere of detente between the rivals. The North’s 16 athletes will participate in the World Tour Platinum Korea Open that begins in the central city of Daejeon on Tuesday and continues through July 22. South Korean …

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Jul 14

Truex Jr. retains throne in Sparta

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway to repeat as champion on Saturday night. Truex’s No. 78 Toyota Camry appeared even more dominant than it was last July as he led 174 of 267 laps and swept the first two stages after starting on the …

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Jul 14

City holds Free Trash Disposal Day

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington residents had the opportunity to throw away up to a pickup truck full of trash for free Saturday. The city along with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station put on the event called Free Trash Disposal Day. Bulky items like mattresses, furniture and even tires were all accepted. The post City …

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Jul 14

ISIS insurgents prove resilient against US Green Berets

ABC News has been given exclusive access to U.S. Special Forces troops fighting on the frontlines against ISIS in Afghanistan. The small, elite unit of Green Berets is working alongside Afghan commandos to try to root out the insurgents from Nangarhar Province near the border with Pakistan. The conflict in Afghanistan is America’s longest war …

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Jul 14

Serena Williams loses Wimbledon final, 10 months after having baby

Less than a year after having a baby, Serena Williams fell just short of winning Wimbledon. The tennis star lost the championship Saturday in a stunning straight-sets match to Angelique Kerber. Kerber, who was ranked No. 11, beat Williams 6-3, 6-3 in just over an hour at the women’s single final at the All England …

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Jul 14

The Latest: Martinez praises Belgians for style, substance

The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 9 p.m. Roberto Martinez believes his Belgium lineup deserves high praise for its third-place finish at the World Cup. Belgium beat England 2-0 in the third-place playoff on Saturday at St. Petersburg, surpassing the country’s previous best fourth-place finish in 1986. Along the way, …

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Jul 14

2 arrested at right-wing, pro-Trump protests in London

British police have arrested a man and a woman at a right-wing protest in London, where people supporting a prominent right-wing activist were joined by a “Welcome Trump” rally. The small rally supporting U.S. President Donald Trump — who’s in Scotland after visiting London — joined the “Free Tommy Robinson” protest Saturday in London’s Whitehall. …

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Jul 14

The Latest: 3 Israelis wounded by rocket fire from Gaza

The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Israeli medical officials say three Israelis have been wounded by shrapnel from a rocket that landed on a house in southern Israel. The Magen David Adom medical service says a rocket landed on a home in Sderot Saturday evening. It says paramedics are treating …

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Jul 14

Assailants abduct workers at oil facility in Libya

Unidentified assailants abducted workers at a facility belonging to Libya’s largest oil field, hampering daily production there, Libya’s national oil company said Saturday. The assailants kidnapped four staff members working at Station 186 of the Sharara field, the National Oil Corporation said in a statement Saturday. It added that only two have since been released. …

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Jul 14

WATCH: ISIS insurgents in Afghanistan prove resilient against U.S. Special Forces

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