Daily Archive: August 11, 2018

Aug 11

Simona Halep, weary and aching, reaches Montreal final

A weary Simona Halep, upset over how her matches are scheduled, beat Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday to reach the final Rogers Cup final. The top-ranked Romanian will play for the title Sunday against the third-ranked Sloane Stephens in a rematch of Halep’s victory in the French Open final. Stephens, preparing for her U.S. …

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Aug 11

Storms decrease into the overnight

It has been a fairly pleasant day with sunshine for most of the area and temperatures back in the 80s. However, we have been seeing some showers and storms moving through portions of the viewing area this afternoon. There was an isolated severe cell during the early afternoon, but all activity has fallen under severe …

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Aug 11

2018 36 Blitz: Woodford Co. Yellow Jackets

VERSAILLES, Ky (WTVQ) – The Woodford County Yellow Jackets went winless in 2017, but they have plans to turn things around this year. Alex Risen and the 36 Blitz hit the road to chat with Head Coach Dennis Johnson and the Yellow Jackets. The post 2018 36 Blitz: Woodford Co. Yellow Jackets appeared first on …

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Aug 11

Saints praising Williams' response to unhappy ending

The New Orleans Saints can only hope safety Marcus Williams’ recent refusal to discuss the last play of last season isn’t a sign of mental fragility. New Orleans is counting on Williams, a 2017 second-round draft choice , to build on a largely promising rookie campaign that helped solidify the Saints’ secondary and propel the …

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Aug 11

Family: Nobel Prize-winning writer V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

Family: Nobel Prize-winning writer V.S. Naipaul dies at 85. The post Family: Nobel Prize-winning writer V.S. Naipaul dies at 85 appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Aug 11

Jordan government says number of policemen killed in storming of suspected militants' hideout has risen to 3

Jordan government says number of policemen killed in storming of suspected militants’ hideout has risen to 3. The post Jordan government says number of policemen killed in storming of suspected militants' hideout has risen to 3 appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Aug 11

Iran's top leader approves special corruption courts

Iran’s Supreme Leader has approved a request by the judiciary to set up special courts to punish corrupt officials. The official IRNA news agency Saturday reports Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying punishments should be “carried out quick and fair.” Khamenei, who has final say on all state matters, said the courts should be “firm.” The …

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Aug 11

Travel Advisory: Bedford Road in Franklin County to be closed Monday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Bedford Road (KY 1685) in Franklin County is scheduled to be temporarily closed for two weeks beginning Monday, August 13, 2018, according to the state. The closure is necessary for the replacement of a large culvert under the road approximately one-half mile north of the Franklin-Woodford County line near Vansant Road …

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Aug 11

Iran: China's state-owned energy CNPC takes over French TO

Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that China‘s state-owned petroleum corporation has taken a majority share of the country’s South Pars gas project after French oil and gas company Total announced it would pull out because renewed U.S. economic sanctions against Iran. The Saturday report quotes Mohammad Mostafavi, an official in Iran’s state oil …

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Aug 11

The Latest: Police officer killed in raid in Jordan

The Latest on developments in Jordan (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Jordan’s General Security Radio reports a police officer has been killed as forces stormed buildings outside the capital Amman in search of suspects behind an explosion that killed a policeman. It reported Saturday that several others were injured in the operation to catch those …

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