Daily Archive: September 3, 2018

Sep 03

Hot and muggy week ahead, with a few showers and storms

Overview:  Hot and muggy conditions continue this week, with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms possible at times. Tropical storms  Gordon and Florence are in the Atlantic Ocean and both look to be impactful for the continental United States. TONIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures develop, with a low of 72 degrees. TUESDAY: …

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Sep 03

Pike County man accused of stabbing his father

ELKHORN CITY, Ky. (WTVQ) – An Elkhorn City man is accused of stabbing his father during a fight, leaving his dad seriously injured, according to State Police. Investigators say 31-year old Jonathan Belcher is accused of stabbing his father, Jerry Belcher, approximately seven times Sunday night. Jerry Belcher was taken to Pikeville Medical Center with …

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Sep 03

Harbaugh to Edwards after critical tweets: “Come after me”

The war of words between Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and former Wolverines receiver Braylon Edwards is heating up. Harbaugh, upset Edwards posted a negative tweet about two U-M players during Saturday’s 24-17 loss at Notre Dame, fired back at Monday’s news conference. Edwards, now a college football analyst, was suspended indefinitely Monday by the Big …

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Sep 03

AP Exclusive: Franklin's family says eulogy was offensive

The late Aretha Franklin‘s family said Monday that it found an Atlanta pastor’s eulogy delivered at the Queen of Soul’s funeral last week to be offensive and distasteful. The eulogist, the Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., was criticized for a political address that described children being in a home without a father as “abortion after birth” …

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Sep 03

China's leader Xi looms large over North Korean anniversary

As North Korea celebrates a major anniversary this weekend, the presence — or absence — of Chinese President Xi Jinping could highlight just how much vitality has been restored to ties between Pyongyang and its most powerful backer after a prolonged chill. A visit by Xi to North Korea for the 70th anniversary of the …

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Sep 03

Motorcycle runs off the road in Laurel Co.

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says a man has sustained serious injuries after crashing his motorcycle Monday. Deputies say the crash happened around 5:15 p.m.on KY 30, north of London. Investigators say 44-year-old Dane Wilson McGraw was driving his motorcycle and ran off the road. They say McGraw was treated at …

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Sep 03

Typhoon set to bring rain, powerful winds to much of Japan

A powerful typhoon is approaching Japan‘s Pacific coast and forecast to bring heavy rain and high winds to much of the country. Typhoon Jebi is expected to make landfall in western Japan and cross the main island of Honshu on Tuesday. The Japan Meteorological Agency said it had sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour …

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Sep 03

How the city of Winchester spent Labor Day

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ)- After more than 100 years, the Winchester Labor Day Committee is gearing up for another weekend-long celebration with a full schedule of new events and decades-long traditions culminating with the Labor Day parade Monday. The celebration kicks off Friday with “A Night With Friends” at Leeds Center for the Arts. The new …

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Sep 03

WATCH: Massive museum fire in Brazil

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Sep 03

Court bars Congo ex-VP Bemba as presidential candidate

Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, a top opposition figure, has been definitively barred as a presidential candidate in December’s long-delayed election. Congo’s Constitutional Court late Monday backed the electoral commission’s decision that Bemba cannot run because of a pending case at the International Criminal Court. Bemba became a surprise contender after ICC appeals judges …

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