Daily Archive: October 18, 2018

Oct 18

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among ‘Murphy Brown’ guests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS’ “Murphy Brown” revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen’s Murphy. CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the Nov. 8 episode, this time …

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Oct 18

Lane closures on U.S. 25 in Laurel Co. to begin Friday

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says that lane closures are scheduled to begin Friday, Oct 19. This will take place on eastbound U.S. 25E (Cumberland Gap Parkway) from the Knox-Laurel county line to Exit 29 of Interstate 75 (milepoint 2). KYTC says crews will be performing concrete repair work through Friday, Oct. 26. …

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Oct 18

NTSB hasn’t fully examined limo in NY crash that killed 20

WASHINGTON (AP) — A criminal case is preventing federal safety officials from conducting a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in upstate New York. While the National Transportation Safety Board says it is working cooperatively with local officials, people familiar with the matter told …

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Oct 18

Criminal case preventing NTSB investigators from full exam of limo in NY crash that killed 20 people nearly 2 weeks ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal case preventing NTSB investigators from full exam of limo in NY crash that killed 20 people nearly 2 weeks ago. The post Criminal case preventing NTSB investigators from full exam of limo in NY crash that killed 20 people nearly 2 weeks ago appeared first on LEX18.com. Brought to you by …

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Oct 18

Mississippi governor condemns professor’s political tweet

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is condemning a professor’s Twitter post that encouraged people to disrupt senators’ meals the day Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court. University of Mississippi sociology professor James Thomas tweeted Oct. 6 that people should put their fingers in senators’ salads and, “They don’t deserve your …

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Oct 18

Trump back in Montana to campaign against Democratic senator

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump is in Montana to boost GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale, who is running against a Democratic incumbent the president says has been a “disaster for Montana.” Trump is holding a rally Thursday evening in Missoula to campaign against Sen. Jon Tester. Trump blames Tester for the backlash against …

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Oct 18

Israeli rights group criticizes ‘oppression’ of Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of Israel’s leading human rights group has strongly criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government during a contentious U.N. Security Council meeting for what he called its “oppression” and denial of rights to the Palestinians. Israel’s U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon responded, accusing Hagai El-Ad, director of B’Tselem, of staging “a …

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Oct 18

‘Affluenza’ teen’s mom released on bond

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The mother of a Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been released on bond. Tonya Couch was released Thursday from the Tarrant County Jail in Fort Worth. She was fitted with an ankle monitor and released to home confinement. A judge also ordered …

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Oct 18

Zulu Alpha Runs Down Favored Arklow to Win Sycamore

Keeneland LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 18, 2018) – Michael Hui’s Zulu Alpha slipped through along the inside rail at the sixteenth pole to get the lead from favored Arklow and went on to a 2-length victory in the 24th running of the $100,000 Sycamore (G3) for 3-year-olds and up before a Thursday afternoon crowd of 10,431. Trained by …

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Oct 18

Cards right guard Pugh active with big wrap on left hand

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals right guard Justin Pugh was active for Thursday night’s game against Denver, his injured left hand encased in a large cast-like wrap. There were no other surprises among inactives. Broncos left guard Ron Leary (Achilles tendon) and right tackle Jared Veldheer (knee) already had been declared out, as was …

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