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A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money?

Last summer, it looked like things were finally about to change for Ashland, Ky. For two decades, the jobs that once supported this Appalachian outpost of 20,000 people on a bend in the Ohio River hav...

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money?

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Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are being invested into private prison operators invol...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Dem group exposed millions of email addresses in 'Clinton' file, firm reveals A cybersecurity firm revealed this week that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee left more than 6.2 million email addresses exposed in an online public "storage bucket" that may have pertained to Hillary Clinton's Senate campaign. ...
2019-08-07, 02:52

Hedge fund suing Sanjay Valvani’s widow to recover the millions he earned at firm The hedge fund swindled by Sanjay Valvani, who killed himself just days after being indicted for insider trading, is suing to get the $105 million he earned at the firm back from his widow....
2019-08-18, 02:13

Kentucky cafe asks for your time, not necessarily money VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) — From an idea in a Woodford County High School classroom, to a pop-up festival, to pop-up shops, to their own space, this now-permanent cafe wants to pay it forward to the Versailles community. The Spark Community Cafe in downtown Versailles is a “pay what you can,”...
2019-06-30, 18:13

Will Uber ever make money? Day of reckoning looms for ride-sharing firm Uber plans to expand into food delivery and driverless cars but its IPO was a flop and its latest earnings figures could prove vitalUber has big plans. The ride-hailing service wants to ferry the world around in self-driving cars and on electric scooters, deliver our takeouts and groceries by drone,...
2019-08-04, 11:39

Kamala Harris took money from firm behind Jeffrey Epstein plea deal Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris ripped a law firm’s work on a controversial plea deal involving deep-pocketed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — the same day she took money from some of its attorneys at a fundraiser. Harris had no problem allowing six partners from the firm, Kirkland & Ellis, help raise...
2019-07-16, 01:39

CEO of animal health firm PetIQ says Walmart, retail partnerships help 'pet-parents' save money "Our partnerships with retailers has allowed us to access a population of pets and bring our mission forward of being advocates for those pet-parents," PetIQ CEO Cord Christensen tells Jim Cramer....
2019-08-09, 08:00

YouTube says it has 'suspended' the ability of a star with millions of fans to make money from his videos, following a huge backlash (GOOG, GOOGL) Screenshot / YouTube A day after YouTube publically refused to take action against one of its most popular stars, Steven Crowder, for making consistent homophobic and racist comments about Vox journalist, Carlos Maza, the company has reversed its decision. YouTube said on Tuesday that although Cro...
2019-06-06, 19:39

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
2019-05-23, 16:13

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a government-led bankruptcy a decade ago....
2019-07-16, 22:13

UAW head to GM: we invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a government-led bankruptcy a decade ago....
2019-07-16, 17:13

UPDATE 1-UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a government-led bankruptcy a decade ago....
2019-07-16, 20:13

MTG invested $11 million in 7 startups in the first half of 2019 Modern Times Group (MTG) has invested $11 million in seven game and esports startups in the first half of 2019, making a big investor in the category.Read More...
2019-07-18, 05:00

Money, Money, Money: Behind The Scenes At A Euro Note Printing Press The new notes with enhanced security features will offer better protection against forgeries, officials told Reuters, which was given rare access to see the Bank of Italy's Banknote Printing......
2019-05-28, 09:26

Former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen to be honored NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky The former Kentucky quarterback, who died July 3, will be honored at Kentucky Speedway during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300.       ...
2019-07-12, 05:52

Qualcomm, Samsung and Intel have invested in a company that can speed up custom chip design Last month, when U.K. chip design firm ARM Holdings announced that it was cutting ties with Huawei (the company includes some U.S. technology in its designs), it put the spotlight on a company that normally gets very little notoriety from the mainstream media. ARM's architecture (aka instruction set...
2019-06-08, 20:00

The Miami Dolphins’ billionaire owner is getting blitzed for backing Trump. Companies he’s invested in are taking the hits. Stephen Ross said in a statement that he has known the president for 40 years and cited the economy and job creation as his reason for “engagement with our leaders.” That did not go over well with those in the Trump resistance....
2019-08-09, 00:39

At Kolkata Rally, Mamata Banerjee Pits Black Money Against Cut Money Mamata Banerjee today launched her fightback for Bengal with a mega rally in Kolkata -- her first since Trinamool's 12-seat setback for in the Lok Sabha elections and BJP's 16-seat inroad....
2019-07-21, 18:00

Your Money: Trash, the Library and a Worn, Brown Table: The 2019 College Essays on Money Each year, we ask high school seniors to submit college application essays they’ve written about work, money, social class and related topics. Here are five that moved us....
2019-05-21, 15:00

LIC New Money Plan-20 Years: Premium, Money Backs, Other Benefits Here LIC Insurance: Any individual in the age group of 13 years and 50 years can buy the LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years for minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. There is no maximum limit for the sum......
2019-06-18, 13:39

Steve Bullock Hates Dark Money. But a Dark Money Lobbyist Is Helping His Presidential Campaign Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is staking his name and presidential campaign on battling “dark money” — a commonly used term for secretive political cash meant to influence elections. He’s even suing President Donald Trump’s administration over it. But next month, Bullock i...
2019-07-08, 17:26

More drama out of Kentucky, as Lt. More drama out of Kentucky, as Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton calls out Gov. Mat Bevin’s bumbling, overreaching staff. Now, keep those tips coming!...
2019-06-18, 19:13

Ever have a tick? This Kentucky man got one in his eye A Kentucky man who went to the doctor with an irritated eye got the unsavory news that it contained a tick.        ...
2019-07-16, 22:26

What the Hell Is Going on in Kentucky? What on earth is going on in Kentucky? There are thousands of depraved possible answers to that question, but the one we’re focused on today involves the recent messy drama between Gov. Matt Bevin, Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, and, apparently, Sen. Mitch McConnell....
2019-06-17, 19:52

Kentucky Daybook Associated Press Kentucky Daybook for Thursday, May. 23. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Louisville bureau is reachable at 502-583-7718. Send ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Slack Goes Wonky, Gives Millions the Day Off If you woke up Friday morning, logged into Slack, only to find it a hellhole of bugs—it’s not just you. Users all over the world have been reporting outages, repeating messages, and errors with the popular workplace communication tool.Read more......
2019-06-28, 16:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-04, 02:13

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 7:20 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-06, 03:01

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Former Kentucky, NFL QB Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a battle with cardiac and renal issues, his family confirmed to ESPN. He was 38....
2019-07-04, 00:26

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 8:39 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-11, 04:26

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 615 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstro...
2019-06-19, 00:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:44 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-08, 02:26

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:15 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-29, 01:26

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:40 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Bruce Schreiner is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at...
2019-06-23, 01:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:48 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-27, 20:26

BC-Kentucky Sports Digest Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud...
2019-05-21, 21:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this...
2019-05-27, 19:39

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:40 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-05-23, 20:13

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:46 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-14, 01:00

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:20 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-12, 02:26

Kentucky editorial roundup Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials: May 31 The Courier Journal on Muhammad Ali’s legacy: We called him the Louisville Lip. And indeed, Muhammad Ali had a lot to say about himself. But more importantly, he spoke to causes greater than himself. He was the most mesmerizing athlete on...
2019-06-05, 19:39

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:54 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-06-12, 20:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 2 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-05-25, 22:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:36 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-05-22, 20:13

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique collector may have made the purchase of a lifetime –......
2019-06-08, 01:26

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
2019-05-23, 20:39

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
2019-08-12, 22:00

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of planning and preparations. The Blue Grass Army Depo...
2019-05-28, 21:00

Kentucky TV anchor dismissed for on-air comments LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky television station says it has dismissed a morning host for what it considered inappropriate comments during his show earlier this month. WLEX-TV in Lexington said in a statement Wednesday that it has decided to “part ways” with Lee Cruse, the co-host of ...
2019-05-22, 20:13

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Souther...
2019-05-27, 17:26

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports of damage. The USGS at the University of Memphis s...
2019-06-07, 05:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, KY Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at 502-583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reac...
2019-05-22, 15:39

McDaniels Picks Washington Over Kentucky At 1:00 AM Eastern time Wednesday morning, University of Kentucky recruit Jaden McDaniels finally made his college  and it was not good news for True Blue Fans. pic.twitter.com/wr12lgZjBO — Jmac (@Jmcdaniels7) May 22, 2019 McDaniels is a 6’10”, 185 pound forward from Washington and gives the Hu...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officials at schools around the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary responses to students caught using e-cigarettes. Many who previously emphasized discipline are now also looking mor...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney G...
2019-05-23, 09:52

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis _ Republican incumbent Matt Bevin. In Tuesday’s primary election, Beshear defeated two other prominent Democrats _ former state aud...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville, Kentucky, officials have unveiled new branding for Louisville’s airport to go along with a renaming to honor Muhammad Ali. Mayor Greg Fischer and Ali’s widow, Lonnie, unveiled a new logo and designs at the airport during a ceremony on Thursday. The Airp...
2019-06-07, 12:26

BC-Kentucky Sports Digest, UPDATE Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud...
2019-06-07, 21:00

BC-KY–Kentucky Sports Digest, UPDATE, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Memorial Day ceremonies are planned at five state veterans cemeteries as well as veterans centers around the state. The Department of Veterans Affairs said four cemeteries are having ceremonies on Monday, and one is Tuesday. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new program in Kentucky is t...
2019-05-24, 12:52

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest, Update, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
2019-05-25, 00:26

(3) Washington Gets Key Hits in Game One Win over (14) Kentucky Katie Reed makes the throw in Super Regionals at Washington – Photo by UK Athletics SEATTLE – The No. 3 Washington Huskies won a low-scoring affair 3-0 in game one of the 2019 Seattle Super Regional thanks to timely hitting and execution in clutch situations. UW leads the series 1-0 and will n...
2019-05-25, 12:39

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are suing their insurance company over flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and 2018 caused a landslide on its access road. ...
2019-05-25, 16:13

Kentucky fugitive arrested in Ohio LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man who failed to appear in a Kentucky court on kidnapping and other federal charges has been captured in Ohio. FBI spokesman Timothy Beam in Louisville says in a news release that Bryan Douglas Conley was caught Saturday in Ada, Ohio. News outlets report Conley was original...
2019-06-23, 19:39

How 900 Kentucky Dads Are Reconnecting With Their Kids LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As Father’s Day approached, a group of dads got together in Shawnee Park to play kickball and catch up. The men are part of a Kentucky-based program that teaches them how to better communicate with and care for their kids. James Bush Jr., 42, is an alumnus of the 4 Your ...
2019-06-23, 17:13

2-vehicle crash kills 4 in Kentucky WHEATCROFT, Ky. (AP) — Police are investigating a crash that killed four people in western Kentucky. State Police in Madisonville say in a news release the accident occurred Saturday when a car slid into the oncoming lane and collided with a pickup truck on Kentucky Route 109 in Wheatcroft. The stat...
2019-06-23, 17:13

Montgomery Announces He Is Returning to Kentucky UK Athletics E.J. Montgomery confirmed on his Instagram account that he will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. Kentucky F EJ Montgomery will pull out of the 2019 NBA Draft and return to school for his sophomore season, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 29, 2019...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Officials say one person was killed during a severe storm in eastern Kentucky when the roof of a building was blown off and landed on a moving vehicle. Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton told a news conference Wednesday that the motorist was driving down a street when the roof...
2019-05-29, 23:52

John Calipari’s son, Brad, may want out of Kentucky This could get awkward. John Calipari’s son, Brad, may be leaving Kentucky after entering the NCAA transfer portal on Thursday, according to ESPN. The younger Calipari, a junior walk-on guard, redshirted last season after limited appearances his first two years within the powerhouse program hi...
2019-05-30, 21:26

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that because the Kentucky ethics laws “pass constitu...
2019-05-31, 07:01

BC-KY–Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 9 am, KY Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at 502-583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reac...
2019-05-30, 16:13

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing her power over the State Board of Elections. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) —...
2019-05-31, 23:00

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s primary election. Trump’s tweet encouraged Kentuckians to vote for Matt Bevin on Tuesday, saying he “has done a fantastic job for you and America!” Voter Tom Priddy ...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Mural of Muhammad Ali vandalized in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A vandal has painted the words “racist,” ”antisemitic” and “homophobe” on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali in Kentucky. The words were painted in orange over Ali’s portion of the “Kentucky Rushmore” mural that features ...
2019-06-13, 18:13

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to deal with persistent drought and the brutal tactics of Islamist militants....
2019-06-18, 03:52

Supercomputer creates millions of virtual universes How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as you can, apparently. Researchers at the University of Arizona have used the school's Ocelote superc......
2019-08-12, 08:26

How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
2019-05-22, 19:13

AT&T employees bribed with $1M to unlock millions of phones AT&T employees unlocked millions of mobile phones to plant malware and remove the phones from the provider’s network — all for thousands of dollars in bribes. The details were revealed after the US Department of Justice opened a case against Muhammad Fahd, who has been accused of running a fraudulen...
2019-08-07, 13:52

U.S.: Fraud made ex-NIADA leader millions Andrew Gabler, who resigned as president of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association earlier this year, faces bank fraud and wire fraud charges....
2019-08-19, 10:00

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebellion and school strike groups – with the promise of...
2019-07-12, 10:00

Amazon starts one-day shipping for millions of products Amazon, facing increased competition from traditional retailers, has expanded free next-day delivery for more than ten million products for Prime members....
2019-06-03, 17:52

Meet the Marrying Millions Couples: He's 60 and Rich, She's 21 and Not So, you have a lot of money and your partner...doesn't. What do you do? If you're Bill and Brianna of Dallas, Texas, and Brian and Gentille from Las Vegas, Nevada, you go on TV in a new......
2019-06-13, 23:00

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Reuters on Monday....
2019-07-15, 23:13

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina and Uruguay without electricityTens of millions of people across South America were left without electricity early on Sunday after a massive power failure left Argentina and Uruguay almost completely in the dark.Argentina’s El Clarín newspaper said the “gigantic” p...
2019-06-16, 17:52

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, but that gives them a problem: how can they stop th...
2019-07-05, 22:52

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades....
2019-06-11, 14:39

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are youth. ...
2019-08-15, 00:26

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
2019-06-07, 09:52

Women bring electricity to millions in India India is trying to bring electricity to hundreds of millions of its citizens who live off the grid. And it's trying to ensure that the power comes from clean and renewable sources....
2019-07-01, 14:52

Kentucky lt. gov. criticizes top Bevin aide for firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has criticized Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff, saying he “overstepped his boundaries” in authorizing the firing of her deputy chief of staff. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton ratcheted up her dispute with Bevin’s administrat...
2019-06-18, 17:39

Kentucky State Police Say Trooper Assaulted BATH COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A trooper was stabbed in the leg during an altercation in Salt Lick. Kentucky State Police say that on Wednesday, Trooper Nathan Roark and Trooper Tyler Smith, along Bath County Sheriff Jesse Stewart, attempted to serve an arrest warrant on 42-year-old Bradley K. Har...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Marsy’s Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights. But the Supreme Court of Kentucky says that law was not passed correctly. Back in February, lawyers argued over whether or not the act...
2019-06-13, 18:13

Two Confirmed Tornadoes in South-Central Kentucky Friday’s night’s mesoscale convective system rolled in with heavy rain, strong wind, and hail. Along with the usual threats, came a couple of tornadoes embedded in straight-line wind gusts that caused minor damage in Simpson and Allen Counties. Two weak tornadoes were confirmed after survey teams we...
2019-06-23, 16:00

New Muhammad Ali Logo Unveiled For Kentucky Airport Mayor Greg Fischer Twitter LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville, Kentucky, officials have unveiled new branding for Louisville’s airport to go along with a renaming to honor Muhammad Ali. Mayor Greg Fischer and Ali’s widow, Lonnie, unveiled a new logo and designs at the airport during a c...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Virginia Riggs was convicted of promoting contraband in the 2017 meeting, given a suspended jail sentence and reported herself to the Cinc...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Kentucky man accused of severely beating his 2-month-old son LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky man is accused of severely beating his 2-month-old son who’s now on life support. News outlets report 28-year-old Donnie E. Rowe was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree assault and first-degree criminal abuse. He’s set to appear in court Thursday morn...
2019-06-13, 11:00

This Kentucky distillery will release its first bourbon in 102 years Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company announced Tuesday morning that it will be releasing its first bourbon in 102 years on June 22, 2019.       ...
2019-06-13, 06:39

Kentucky Volleyball Releases 2019 SEC Schedule Photo by Isaac Janssen. LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Volleyball team released its 2019 Southeastern Conference schedule on Wednesday afternoon, highlighted by eight home matches beginning on Sept. 27 against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The two-time defending champion Wildcats will host the Bul...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Kentucky man accused of impersonating police, threatening 2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of impersonating a police officer and pointing a gun at two people on separate occasions. News outlets report 28-year-old Christopher Flannery was arrested over the weekend and charged with wanton endangerment and impersonating an officer. His LinkedI...
2019-06-05, 15:13

Army Education Aid Now For Fort Campbell, Others In Kentucky FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — An education assistance program has been expanded to include soldiers at Fort Campbell as well as Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers throughout Kentucky. The Army Credentialing Assistance Program provides funding for training and classes that lead to certificates, lic...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
2019-07-11, 08:52

Hornets draft Kentucky forward PJ Washington at No. 12 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets selected power forward PJ Washington from Kentucky with the 12th overall pick in the NBA draft. The 6-foot-8, 230-pound Washington averaged 15.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game last season for John Calipari’s Wildcats. Washington boasts a 7-foot-3 ...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Fruit Of The Loom Losing About 100 Jobs, Most In Kentucky BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky. News outlets report the Bowling Green-based company said it is transferring information technology services to Wipro Ltd., an India-based company that specializes in IT, consulting ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Thousands of barrels of bourbon burn in Kentucky A massive Jim Beam warehouse filled with 45,000 barrels of bourbon was destroyed by a fire that sent flames shooting into the night sky and generated so much heat that firetruck lights melted, authorities said Wednesday. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

Kentucky pastor busted for trying to set up threesome with minors A Kentucky pastor was busted for trying to set up a threesome with two minors who work for him, according to police. Bobby Blackburn, who is the pastor of Elevate Church, turned himself in on Wednesday on felony charges of prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor to co...
2019-06-03, 19:52

Former Kentucky, NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen dies at 38 Jared Lorenzen had been hospitalized since Sunday with an infection as well as kidney and heart issues, according to his family.       ...
2019-07-04, 01:13

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game...
2019-07-12, 18:26

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive director since January 2018 and will assume the new dutie...
2019-06-04, 13:39

Kerry Blackshear Will Visit Kentucky On Tuesday LEXINGTON, Ky- Kerry Blackshear is the final coveted piece in filling out Kentucky’s 2019-20 roster, and Coach Cal will have the chance to make his pitch Tuesday as Blackshear will take an official visit to Lexington. Kerry Blackshear is visiting Kentucky Tuesday@jakeweingarten reported it fi...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Ex-Kentucky Officer Gets Prison For Trying To Entice Minor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Louisville, Kentucky, police officer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for trying to entice a minor and later sexually abusing him. The Courier Journal reports 33-year-old Brandon Wood also was sentenced Tuesday to register as a sex offender and undergo...
2019-05-29, 16:00

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old Jacob Heil is set for April 6. Authorities say Mar...
2019-06-10, 12:26

First part of Kentucky broadband project is complete LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials have announced that the first part of a project to install more than 3,000 miles of fiber-optic cable around Kentucky to build a high-speed internet network across the state is complete. News outlets report Gov. Matt Bevin and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers announced completion...
2019-06-29, 01:26

Kentucky Man Acquitted In 4-Year-Old Foster Son’s Death ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Kentucky man who was accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son. News outlets report the Elizabethtown jury returned the verdict Wednesday for 34-year-old Billy Embry-Martin after deliberating for about five hours. Hunter Payton died two years ago f...
2019-05-24, 12:52

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of planning and preparations. The weapons are stored a...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney G...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.        ...
2019-08-09, 22:13

Kentucky man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook. Chad Morris, who is the owner of CMO BarberShop, was in Gatlinburg, Tennessee last week when he found his car in the process of being over-taken by bears. Is this real life...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Kentucky Has a Primary Election Today. Here’s What to Watch. Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican incumbent, is the most unpopular governor in the country. Democrats hope that will give them an opening in a red state....
2019-05-21, 21:26

One dead after ruptured gas pipeline causes explosion in Kentucky A regional gas pipeline ruptured, causing an explosion near a trailer park that killed one on August 1, 2019. Police and fire officials continued to scan the area for more victims.        ...
2019-08-01, 19:13

The Latest: Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s pri...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Massive gas pipeline explosion in Kentucky kills 1 One person was killed and five others injured when a regional gas pipeline ruptured Thursday, causing a massive explosion and fireball that forced the evacuation of a mobile home park, according to reports. The 30-inch-wide natural gas pipeline in Lincoln County is under pressure, so the rupture at ...
2019-08-01, 17:26

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (June 16)        ...
2019-06-16, 22:00

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and salvage ...
2019-05-22, 07:52

WSJ: Facebook offers publishers millions for its dedicated news tab Facebook is gearing up for the launch of a dedicated news tab by offering publishers million dollar deals, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apparently, the social network told news outlets that it would pay as much as $3 million a year to licens......
2019-08-09, 06:52

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user passwords being kept in Facebook’s internal server...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Facebook reportedly offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news indu...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 10-50-55-56-58, Mega Ball: 15, Megaplier: 5 (ten, fifty, fifty-five, fifty-six, fifty-eight; Mega Ball: fifteen; Megaplier: five) Estimated jackpot: $367 million The post Winning numbe...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It more than just extracts text from documents like its name implies -- Amazon says it can actually identify d......
2019-05-30, 11:26

Report: Facebook offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but 12 ...
2019-06-17, 02:52

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches. Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
2019-05-31, 14:39

Millions of Americans drive stoned and don’t care about getting caught Drivers are going up in smoke! Millions of Americans get behind the wheel while high from smoking marijuana, a study released on Wednesday said. An estimated 14.8 million Americans said they’ve driven while high at least once in the past month and nearly 70 percent believe they won’t get...
2019-06-20, 01:13

Dell patches vulnerability that put millions of PCs at risk — Update yours now Computing giant Dell released a security advisory on Thursday urging consumers to update their laptops and PCs to patch a security vulnerability the company says could have enabled hackers to access sensitive information. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-12280, was identified in Dell’s SupportAssist appl...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off the face of the Earth.” But the president, speaking at the White House during an appearance......
2019-07-23, 02:13

WhatsApp comes to millions of basic cellphones running KaiOS WhatsApp has only had limited availability on basic cellphones until now, but Facebook is about to throw the gates wide open. The messaging app is now available on the KaiStore, making it available to "millions" of low-cost KaiOS cellphones with at......
2019-07-22, 21:52

Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onboard....
2019-06-21, 21:00

Millions of accounts hit in huge sextortion email campaign A malicious email campaign looking to blackmail victims has affected millions of innocent users around the world, a new report has found.Researchers from Cofense Labs have published a database of over 200 million compromised accounts hit by a wide-ranging campaign that is looking to spread malware a...
2019-08-06, 08:13

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly foun...
2019-06-18, 10:39

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people in the country illegally. In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the removal process next week. He tells his Twitter followers, “They will be removed as fa...
2019-06-18, 06:26

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an enormous failure."...
2019-07-09, 17:26

Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Up To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN/LEX 18) – If you’re feeling lucky now would be a good time to buy a lottery ticket. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to nearly half of billion dollars. The winning numbers on Friday night were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Mega Ball 4 — and no ticket matched all of the...
2019-06-02, 03:13

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant...
2019-05-26, 05:26

A man spent $300 on a painting at a thrift sale. It could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the U.K. when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique collector may have made the purchase of a lifetime – ...
2019-06-07, 17:39

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division that could save the corporation millions of dollars annually if rolled out in other regions....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 13:26

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senate....
2019-06-05, 03:00

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians’ data; Russian tie seen Bulgarian officials say unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria’s national revenue agency and note a possible Russian link in the case...
2019-07-16, 13:00

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in a 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
2019-08-14, 20:39

Yemen's Houthis and WFP dispute aid control as millions starve A dispute over control of biometric data between the World Food Programme and Yemen's Houthi group is straining humanitarian efforts and threatens to disrupt aid distribution in a country already on the brink of famine....
2019-06-04, 16:52

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
2019-08-16, 14:26

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition watchdog....
2019-06-07, 13:13

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Florida beekeeper says someone may have poisoned millions of his honey bees A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
2019-07-31, 18:13

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process to raise record sums, which could increase energy ...
2019-07-17, 09:26

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away. We ask if something similar could happen on October 31?...
2019-07-15, 17:26

US heat wave: Millions suffer as hot weather intensifies Nearly 150 million people from the Midwest to the Atlantic coast are sweating through scorching temperatures, with New York declaring a heat emergency. At least three people have died, and many events have been canceled....
2019-07-21, 07:00

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These f...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended hepatitis A shots for all U.S. children at age 1. On Thursday, the panel said the shots should be ...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and his team, the leak was perpetrated by innocent-looking Chrome and Firefox browser extensions that co...
2019-07-20, 01:00

Apollo 11 tapes bought for $218 may sell for millions after nearly being lost Tapes identified in 2008 as the only surviving original recording of the first moon landing in 1969 are to go up for auction in JulyWhen Gary George bought a truckload of videotapes for $218 from a US government surplus auction more than 40 years ago, he planned to sell them to television stations –...
2019-06-28, 18:26

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what you view into a murky data economy....
2019-07-19, 10:26

Google's millions will transform San Jose – but at what true cost? A major urban hub without a big-city feel, San Jose hopes a huge new Google campus will rethink its car-centric sprawl. But critics warn it will steamroll poorer residentsSan Jose is the Bay Area’s most populous city, home to more than a million people and the headquarters of eBay, TiVo and Adobe. I...
2019-07-03, 15:52

Court lets stand Kentucky abortion law on ultrasounds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court said Friday it won’t reconsider a ruling that upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. Kentucky’s anti-abortion governor, Republican Matt Bevin, hailed the decision. ...
2019-06-29, 02:26

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to President Donald Trump’s desk. Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie objec...
2019-05-28, 20:39

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR-THE LATEST The Latest: Trump tweets support for Kentucky governor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s primary election. Trump’s tweet encouraged Kentuckians to vote for Matt Bevin on Tuesday, say...
2019-05-21, 21:52

1 dead, up to 7 missing after Enbridge pipeline blast in Kentucky The 76-centimetre wide pipeline moves natural gas under such high pressure that the flames reached about 91 metres in the air and could be seen throughout the county, one official said....
2019-08-01, 19:13

Kentucky Gov. Bevin clears first hurdle, wins GOP primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three Republican challengers Tuesday to advance to a tougher fall campaign where his Democratic challenger will try to bludgeon him for his high-profile feuding with public school teachers. While...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 16:39

Train in Kentucky strikes two teen girls, killing one LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Southern tra...
2019-05-27, 11:39

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 p.m. EDT VETERAN-D-DAY BURIAL Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington (Information from: Evansville Courier & Press, http://www.courierpress.com) EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-D...
2019-05-27, 23:26

1 dead after gas line explosion, fire in central Kentucky One person was killed and others were injured early Thursday when a gas line rupture caused an explosion and fire in central Kentucky, authorities said....
2019-08-01, 14:52

3 Rally’s Restaurants In Kentucky Affected By Data Breach (LEX 18) – Checkers and Rally’s, one of the biggest drive-thru restaurant chains in the US, disclosed a security incident yesterday that impacted over 100 locations, including three Lexington locations. In a security notice published on its website, the company said hackers breached its ...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Nonprofit Expanding Resiliency Program To Rural Kentucky JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other trauma. According to a news release, the foundation awarded $200,000 to the Louisville-based Bounce ...
2019-05-28, 13:26

Judge: Car Search Coerced By Kentucky Police Officer The Courier-Journal LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that Kentucky police coerced a man into allowing officers to search his car, leading to charges including violating a protective order by carrying a gun. The Courier-Journal reports Judge Annie O’Connell has since thrown out the ev...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. The new deal, with total guaranteed compensation – ...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Straight up: How the Kentucky bourbon industry is going high tech Bourbon is one of the most popular spirits in the world. Some Kentucky distilleries are adding data analytics, automation, IoT sensors, and RFID tags to streamline production....
2019-05-21, 16:13

Maximum Security to race for 1st time since Kentucky Derby OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security will race this weekend for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby. The Jason Servis-trained colt was among six 3-year-olds entered Thursday for the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday. The 1 1/16-mile race in New Jersey wi...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Kentucky Designs New Web Portal For Foster Care Kids FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has set up a new website for transition age youth in the foster care system. The cabinet says the new website is part of a rebranding project for the state’s independent living program for youths in the system. The web-b...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Richards Announces Return to Kentucky for Junior Season (AP Photo/James Crisp) LEXINGTON, Ky. – After testing the NBA waters and going through the NBA Draft process for the first time in his career, Kentucky men’s basketball forward Nick Richards has decided to continue pursuing his collegiate goals while strengthening his future professional prospects. ...
2019-05-28, 21:26

Kroger To Sell CBD-Infused Products In Kentucky, Indiana CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Cannabidiol-infused products are now available in several Kroger stores. WLWT reports that the Cincinnati-based grocery chain is the latest major retailer selling CBD products, offering a variety of topical products in several states, including Kentucky and Indiana. Kroger offici...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Kentucky man accused of beating infant, causing 27 fractures RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries. News outlets report 24-year-old Sean Dykes was arrested Thursday and charged with abuse of a minor and domestic violence...
2019-06-04, 13:39

Lexington Native Crowned Miss Kentucky 2019 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Lexington native Alex Francke has been crowned Miss Kentucky 2019. WAVE reports that Francke took the title Saturday night at the Brown Theater in downtown Louisville. View this post on Instagram Waking up as Miss Kentucky . . . . . ....
2019-06-10, 13:39

Teen arrested in deadly shootings at Kentucky party WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested a Kentucky teenager on charges of killing two people and wounding a third during a party. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the 17-year-old was arrested Thursday in Owensboro. His name was not released because he is a juvenile. A warrant charged hi...
2019-06-07, 05:52

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative. The 60-year-old Calipari and the scho...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Police: Driver dragged Kentucky officer through Kroger lot LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man is accused of trapping a Kentucky trooper’s arm in his car window, dragging the officer through a Kroger parking lot and nearly crashing into other officers. News outlets report 26-year-old Thomas Trummer Jr. was arrested Thursday in Louisville on charges including...
2019-06-14, 09:39

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week for a “monumental contribution” to th...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Motorist killed during storm in eastern Kentucky city PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Officials say one person was killed during a severe storm in eastern Kentucky when the roof of a building was blown off and landed on a moving vehicle. Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton told a news conference Wednesday that the motorist was driving down a street when the roof...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. EDT ELECTION 2020-MCCONNELL CHALLENGER Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on W...
2019-05-30, 03:52

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Friday morning. Kenny Helm, 19, is a Special Olympic athlete from Bullitt County who is on the Autism spectrum. “I had been getting into the spirit o...
2019-06-01, 02:26

Medical Billing Company Plans To Expand In Kentucky NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A medical billing services company is planning to expand operations in northern Kentucky, potentially creating 150 jobs. CompMed Ltd. is planning the $1.1 million expansion in Campbell County. The company plans to lease an additional 2,000 square feet of office space “in re...
2019-06-18, 12:13

Kentucky County Expected To Have $890K Budget Shortfall PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky county of McCracken is expected to have a $890,000 budget shortfall this upcoming fiscal year. The Paducah Sun reports the county fiscal court held the first reading of its proposed 2019-20 budget on Wednesday. Deputy Judge-Executive Steve Doolittle says the county f...
2019-05-30, 16:13

Part of bourbon warehouse collapses in western Kentucky OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Part of a bourbon warehouse in western Kentucky collapsed during a thunderstorm. News outlets report the partial collapse of the O.Z. Tyler Distillery rickhouse was reported early Monday. Master Distiller Jacob Call says around 20,000 barrels are stored at the location and it a...
2019-06-17, 18:26

1 dead, 3 rescued after vehicle swept away in Kentucky rains TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after a family’s vehicle was swept away as they tried to cross a flooded bridge in Kentucky after heavy rains moved through the area. Spencer County Sheriff Scott Herndon told news outlets that emergency crews were called to the water rescue ...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds man’s murder conviction ADAIRVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law. The Bowling Green Daily News reports George Walker’s sentence was upheld last week. The 24-year-old man was convicted last year of strangling 23-year-ol...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester after a two-day trial in U.S. District Court in Le...
2019-06-06, 10:39

Vultures are eating animals alive on Kentucky farms Vultures are multiplying nationally, and their greater numbers have made them more desperate for food – even if it's alive        ...
2019-06-30, 15:52

Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary President Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination....
2019-05-22, 04:39

Kentucky state grants will use old tires to repave roadways FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Division of Waste Management is giving grants to five counties to used recycled rubber tires to repave roadways. The $502,000 in grant funding will be used for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires. The grants were...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Watch: Deer tick removed from Kentucky man's eyeball A Kentucky man who experienced irritation in his eye went to an optometrist and was shocked to learn the cause -- a deer tick latched onto his eyeball....
2019-07-18, 21:26

Bourbon warehouse burning at Jim Beam facility in Kentucky A Jim Beam warehouse filled with about 40,000 bourbon barrels in Woodford County remains on fire Wednesday, according to officials.       ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future....
2019-05-22, 18:13

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a contract with their top NFL draft pick Jeffery Simmons. Tennessee gambled on taking Simmons with the 19th selection overall as the defensive tackle out of Mississippi State was recovering after tearing his left ACL in February. ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EDT NOAH’S ARK PARK-LAWSUIT Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caus...
2019-05-25, 12:39

Former Kentucky Wildcats, NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky Wildcats and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a lengthy battle with health problems related to his weight. He was 38....
2019-07-04, 02:13

Jared Lorenzen, former Kentucky quarterback who played in the NFL, dies at 38 Lorenzen enjoyed a successful college career at Kentucky before his NFL career included earning a Super Bowl ring as a backup to Eli Manning on the Giants....
2019-07-04, 05:26

Kentucky offers last 1.5-mile NASCAR stop before Cup playoff NASCAR drivers know that little data from Kentucky Speedway's unique 1.5-mile layout can be applied to remainder of the intermediate tracks on the Cup schedule       ...
2019-07-13, 03:13

Kentucky AD next to lead NCAA D1 men's hoops committee Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart has been selected to lead the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee       ...
2019-07-12, 21:13

Kentucky man accused in murder-for-hire awaits extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charges including complicity to murder. The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-year-old Antonio Marsonel Wilson was supposed to appear in Kentucky court th...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Kentucky Noah’s Ark attraction sues over flood damage WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company rescue them from flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that he...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. EDT MEMORIAL DAY-VETERANS Memorial Day ceremonies set at veterans cemeteries, centers FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Memorial Day ceremonies are planned at five state veterans cemeteries as well as veterans centers around the state. The Department of Veterans Affairs said Kentucky Veterans Cemetery South East in...
2019-05-24, 12:52

Kentucky Is Training Veterans For Aerospace, Aviation Jobs LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new program in Kentucky is training veterans with aviation or power plant mechanics experience to become Federal Aviation Administration certified. The new Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations initiative offers certifications for veterans and transitioning ...
2019-05-24, 12:52

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future....
2019-05-23, 09:52

Voter turnout higher than projected for Kentucky primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Secretary of State’s Office says voter turnout for Kentucky’s primary election was higher than projected. A statement from the office says unofficial results show that nearly 20% of registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s primary to choose nominees in ...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Barrel warehouses burn at Jim Beam facility in Kentucky VERSAILLES, Ky. — Authorities are fighting to extinguish a fire at a Jim Beam bourbon warehouse in Kentucky. Woodford County Emergency Management Director Drew Chandler tells WKYT-TV that two barrel warehouses at the facility caught fire late Tuesday. Crews were still attempting to get the fire unde...
2019-07-03, 11:26

Kansas teen killed in western Kentucky pileup LYON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials have released more information about a deadly 12-vehicle pileup on a western Kentucky highway. Authorities said 19-year-old Jace Smothers was killed Friday when the van he was riding in was struck from behind by a semi-tractor trailer. A Kansas native, Smo...
2019-06-30, 16:13

Autistic Kentucky boy dies after entering neighbor’s pool FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — Police in northern Kentucky say an 11-year-old autistic boy has died after being found submerged in a neighbor’s pool. Boone County sheriff’s Lt. Philip Ridgell says in a news release Madou Ba’s death is believed to be an accidental drowning. The statement says...
2019-06-30, 18:13

'Hot Water Challenge' leads to charges for Kentucky mom, report says A Kentucky mom turned herself in Friday after she allegedly helped her son pour boiling hot water on his 11-year-old friend who was spending the night for a sleepover as part of the viral “Hot Water Challenge.”...
2019-07-31, 18:13

Stand By Me by Wendell Berry review – the soul of Kentucky The farmer-environmentalist’s precisely drawn tales about family loyalties span a century of rural lifeWhen you say the word “Kentucky”, most Americans think of long-time Republican senator Mitch McConnell, arguably the man behind the curtain in the present US governmental collapse, as well as of ho...
2019-07-17, 12:26

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 4:20 p.m. EDT FATAL CRASH Police: Man, 2 children die in crash on Interstate 65 BONNIEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man and two children from North Carolina have died in a crash on Interstate 65. News outlets report police said in a statement that the crash happened Saturday night in Hart County n...
2019-05-27, 00:13

I don't know if I'll ever buy my own house: CEO of a co-living firm Yoan Kamalski of Hmlet explains how his co-living company brings more value for money for its customers. He also says he has heard people saying that they would rather rent for the rest of their lives instead of buying a home....
2019-07-23, 15:39

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Massive blackout hits tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
2019-06-17, 03:52

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
2019-06-06, 04:26

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to......
2019-06-14, 19:39

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
2019-07-12, 15:26

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ad platform after Business Insider learned that the agency had been collecting massive amounts of data in violation......
2019-08-08, 07:00

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Donald Trump: ICE to deport 'millions' of migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
2019-06-18, 12:39

Millions of volunteers sign up to Be My Eyes app to help visually impaired with day-to-day tasks An app is changing the day-to-day lives of tens of thousands of visually impaired people by linking them with one of millions of sighted volunteers around the world....
2019-07-07, 12:13

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s photos without their knowledge, privacy researchers...
2019-07-09, 00:26

Trump: ICE will remove 'millions' of illegal migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
2019-06-18, 07:52

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
2019-06-18, 06:39

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two problems in one stroke.The researchers say the dev...
2019-07-09, 17:13

Robbers steal millions in gold coins from Mexican mint Armed robbers successfully broke into the national mint and escaped from the scene with centennial coins worth millions of dollars. Local media suspect government officials helped the thieves....
2019-08-07, 07:39

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
2019-08-07, 12:39

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that many more people are now getting access to the opioid overdose antidote naloxone—and that may have helped slightly reduce the number o...
2019-08-07, 20:26

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state budgets, but some critics question how effective they actually are....
2019-06-06, 11:39

Ex-Sudan leader said he received millions from Saudis, trial told Detective tells corruption trial that Omar al-Bashir disclosed payments after he was deposedOmar al-Bashir told investigators he received $90m (£73.8m) in cash from Saudi Arabia, a detective has said in court on the first day of the deposed Sudanese president’s corruption trial.Bashir has been in de...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
2019-07-16, 17:39

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
2019-08-12, 20:39

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC, including almost two million people in the northe...
2019-07-16, 10:13

Scientists tasked a supercomputer with building millions of simulated universes Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the immediate aftermath are a dime a dozen, but researchers led by a team from the University of Arizona think they might stumble upon some of the secrets of ...
2019-08-13, 07:13

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut off when an armed group stormed a control room, averting shortages that could have caused a humanita...
2019-05-21, 15:01

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Amazon The Amazon Prime membership c...
2019-06-10, 05:52

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly 3 million students in the U.S. face struggles keeping up with their studies because they don’t have home internet access. That’s according to an Associated Press analysis of census data. In classrooms, laptops and internet connections are nearly universal. But at home, ...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, said mango farmers had reported an “unusual increase” in the ...
2019-06-10, 09:13

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
2019-06-18, 07:13

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This change could mean l...
2019-06-03, 14:52

Big donor Steyer's presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races Billionaire Tom Steyer, a longtime friend and key donor to liberal candidates and causes, says he decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomination next year because no other candidate was offering a "mandate for change"....
2019-07-19, 15:39

Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain Your summer reading list just got more accessible, thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library. Most books published in America before 1964 are in the public domain because the authors didn’t extend the copyright. And their aversion to paperwork is our gain, because many of these are a...
2019-08-10, 02:26

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 days t......
2019-07-13, 21:52

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross-site Scripting (UXSS) referred to as CVE-2019-125...
2019-06-14, 00:52

Roughly $825 million up for grabs in Powerball, Mega Millions drawings Roughly $825 million will be up for grabs in America'stwo lottery games starting Saturday night after no one picked the correct numbers in the last drawings....
2019-06-01, 23:39

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk” will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday, the day of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary. The footage offers “unrestore...
2019-07-15, 16:39

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
2019-07-15, 20:39

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
2019-05-23, 17:52

China evacuates millions as typhoon Lekima makes landfall The storm has barrelled into the eastern Zhejiang province, triggering a landslide that left 13 dead and 16 missing. It disrupted air and rail transport and also left millions without power....
2019-08-10, 13:13

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning to gain a competitive advantage....
2019-07-16, 18:39

Access Millions of Newly Digitized Holocaust Records for Free Records from the Holocaust and Nazi persecution have become more accessible, thanks to newly digitized archives. A joint initiative between Ancestry.com and the Arolsen Archives—an international center on Nazi persecution—has resulted in the digitization of millions of records from the era. And unli...
2019-08-01, 21:39

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
2019-06-19, 01:52

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the United States has taken in just 50 Yemeni refugees.Desp...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
2019-07-31, 23:26

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization t...
2019-05-26, 02:52

He Took Wine Bottles For Safekeeping, Made Millions Via Brokers, Arrested After moving to Maryland in 2015, Aronovici realized the 400-bottle unit he owned wouldn't fit in his new garage. A collector for 38 years, he found Holder's Safe Harbour Wine Storage in suburban......
2019-08-03, 05:39

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday....
2019-07-03, 19:26

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.......
2019-06-20, 23:26

Why Lindsey Vonn tweeted out phone number to millions of fans Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn sent fans into meltdown Wednesday night after posting her phone number on Twitter. The stunning 34-year-old then followed that up with a video message to deny she had been hacked but just wanted to hear from her fans. “Want to text me? I got this new number and now I can.....
2019-07-04, 23:39

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of i...
2019-06-18, 22:26

Hasbro stands to make millions from Marvel's Phase 4 slate Hasbro has held the master license for Marvel for over a decade and, if Marvel's upcoming slate is any indication, the toymaker stands to make millions in the coming years....
2019-07-23, 20:26

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
2019-06-22, 10:39

As millions flock to Area 51, scientists say extraterrestrial life isn't impossible Two million people signed up on Facebook to go alien hunting at the highly classified US air force facility Area 51. Are they crazy or is there something to it? What would happen if we came into contact with aliens?...
2019-07-31, 21:00

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA draft last week. Judging by his emotional reaction to being drafted, it was one of the most memorable moments of his life....
2019-06-28, 18:52

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
2019-06-18, 18:52

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
2019-05-30, 06:26

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi for millions in damages Former Alliance chairman launches £13.5m lawsuit after he was ousted on charges of financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn is reported to have launched a lawsuit against Nissan and Mitsubishi after he was removed as chairman of the Alliance last year on charges of financial misconduct. Dutch newspaper NR...
2019-07-23, 14:39

Redskins’ Adrian Peterson swimming in millions of dollars in debt Adrian Peterson is deep in debt and struggling to sort things out. Though Peterson, the Redskins running back, has earned nearly $100 million not including endorsements over his NFL career, more than any running back ever, his lawyer said he trusted people who took advantage of him financially. On T...
2019-07-23, 21:13

Area 51: Why does a military compound in the desert attract millions from all over the world? It may have started as a joke, but just how many of the two million people "attending" an Area 51 alien hunting event on Facebook are laughing or taking it seriously, no one knows. The US military has issued a warning....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
2019-06-21, 14:13

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders....
2019-07-24, 00:26

Daniel Cameron has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Daniel Cameron has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General. The post Daniel Cameron has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22, 04:00

Police: Kentucky man rapes 8-year-old after cracking her head with shovel LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a Kentucky man hit an 8-year-old girl in the head with a shovel, fracturing her skull, and then raped and robbed her. News outlets report 29-year-old Cane L. Madden was arrested Saturday on charges of first-degree rape, assault and robbery. Cane L. Madden/ Louisvil...
2019-08-13, 06:26

Sheri Donahue wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky auditor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sheri Donahue wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky auditor. The post Sheri Donahue wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky auditor appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22, 04:00

No charges in Kentucky anti-abortion activist assault case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury has declined to indict a Louisville woman accused of attacking an 82-year-old anti-abortion protester while leaving a woman’s clinic. Court records show a grand jury decided against an assault charge on Thursday for 32-year-old Janaya Alyce Gregory,...
2019-06-21, 20:26

2020 challenger Tim Ryan takes gun control caravan to Kentucky Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan is leading a chorus of calls to pressure lawmakers -- particularly Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell -- to cut short their summer recess to address gun control legislation....
2019-08-09, 17:00

Pilot charged in Kentucky triple slaying pleads not guilty FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A pilot charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in western Kentucky has pleaded not guilty. News outlets report Christian R. Martin was silent during his arraignment Wednesday in Christian County Circuit Court while his attorney, Michael Thompson, entered the plea. ...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Major fire burns Jim Beam whiskey warehouse in Kentucky Officials say a lightning strike may be to blame for a major fire late Tuesday night at a warehouse that stores Jim Beam bourbon in central Kentucky....
2019-07-03, 19:52

KYEM, FEMA Conducting Series Of Earthquake Drills In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky – Local and national emergency officials are conducting a series of earthquake drills in Kentucky. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), in partnership with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our local, state, National Guard, and private sector partners, are...
2019-06-03, 06:00

Meth found inside Kentucky camper and children’s playhouse CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police found marijuana, guns and about 3 pounds of methamphetamines hidden inside a children’s playhouse. New outlets report that John Helton, Nursilla Anita Helton-Fox and Patsy Hopkins were arrested on first-degree trafficking of a controlled substance Sunday. Kno...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Kentucky State Police: Man killed, trooper hurt in shooting HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man was killed and a trooper injured in an exchange of gunfire at a house near where officers were serving a search warrant. The man who was killed was one of several people who came out of the house after police arrived at a nearby location in Perry Co...
2019-06-12, 02:26

Voters approve alcohol sales in western Kentucky city MARION, Ky. (AP) — Voters in a western Kentucky city have opted to allow alcohol sales. WPSD-TV reports 680 residents cast ballots in Marion on the issue Tuesday with 403 in favor and 277 opposed. The city joins a growing number of municipalities around the state that have approved l...
2019-05-22, 18:13

Kentucky Hosts Regional Earthquake Drill To Test Responses FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Kentucky are among those in eight states taking part in a 10-day earthquake preparedness event. It’s being called the largest full-scale exercise in a decade. “Hopefully we won’t ever experience a New Madrid, but the best science will te...
2019-06-04, 02:13

Historic Kentucky site to host 2nd Writers in the Park event TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The second annual Writers in the Park will be held this month at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. A statement from Kentucky State Parks says more than a dozen authors will participate in the event on June 15 including Kimberly Bartley ...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Kentucky surgeons operate on Mitch McConnell's broken shoulder Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell successfully underwent surgery to repair a fractured shoulder he broke at his Kentucky home this month, his office said Friday....
2019-08-17, 05:52

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials on Tuesday delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts. The inconsistencies won’t change any outcomes of last month’s primary el...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Kentucky man caught flesh-eating bacteria on camping trip A Kentucky man says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria during a camping trip — and is still recovering from the severe infection nearly two months later, according to a report. Jonathan Metcalf, of Lancaster, took a Memorial Day weekend trip with his family to the Green River, where he went swimmin...
2019-07-18, 19:00

Kentucky court security officer charged in fatal ATV crash MONTEREY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky court security officer has been arrested after a passenger on an ATV he was driving died in a crash. Kentucky State Trooper Steven Dykes says in a news release 43-year-old Mario Chavez-Canela of Monterey was arrested in Owen County on Friday on charges...
2019-06-23, 19:39

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new Kentucky aluminum mill backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, according to a new lobbying disclosure.The disclosure comes as Democrats are pushing the ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

UPDATE 4-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 17:13

Kentucky WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky has been awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore received the medal Friday in a crowded room at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in W...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Kentucky art group appeals choice to move Confederate statue LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky art group is appealing the city of Louisville’s decision to move a Confederate statue from a prominent location. The Courier Journal reports the Friends of Louisville Public Art sued Monday to stop the John B. Castleman statue from moving to Cave Hill Cemetery...
2019-06-11, 11:00

Kentucky woman allegedly broke into bar, hung out before employees arrived There's no universal agreement on when "Happy Hour" begins, but one thing nationwide purveyors of booze can agree on is customers need to wait until the bar is actually open....
2019-08-20, 20:00

Maximum Security survives Kentucky Derby deja vu to win Haskell OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security captured the $1 million Haskell Invitational and, unlike the Kentucky Derby, survived a steward’s inquiry Saturday night. It capped a long day that included a major delay triggered by intense heat and safety concerns for the horses and riders that led to the cancel...
2019-07-21, 09:00

UPDATE 5-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 20:13

Kentucky coal miner dies from injuries suffered last week FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say a coal miner has died from injuries suffered last week at a mine in southeastern Kentucky. The state Energy and Environment Cabinet says Felix (Matt) North of Miracle died Thursday. North suffered the fatal injuries on May 22 while working at a Rex Coal...
2019-05-31, 22:00

Sen Mitch McConnell Trips and Breaks Shoulder in Kentucky: Aide LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fall Sunday, a spokesman said. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home Sunday morning, and has been treated and released after get...
2019-08-05, 03:13

Kentucky Derby winner Country House to get extended break LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House is getting an extended break and likely won’t race again until 2020. Trainer Bill Mott says the colt isn’t expected to race again as a 3-year-old. He says Country House hasn’t shown the same eagerness to train as he had lea...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Abbey Cheek Becomes Fourth Kentucky Softball NFCA All-American Abbey Cheek rounding the bases – Photo by Joshua R. Gateley LEXINGTON, Ky. – Behind the most prolific offensive season in Kentucky Softball history, senior third baseman Abbey Cheek became the fourth player in UK history to be named a National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association All-American on Wed...
2019-05-29, 23:52

FBI: ‘No foul play’ involved in Kentucky national park death PARK CITY, Ky. (AP) — FBI officials say they think no foul play was involved in the death of a woman found in Mammoth Cave National Park. News outlets report the body of 23-year-old Mariah Amber Decru was discovered in a cemetery on park grounds in March. Investigators said they had determined the c...
2019-06-18, 16:26

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that it will begin rolling out the licenses in Franklin County on ...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Summer Food Service Program Provides Meals To Kentucky Students FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Food insecurity is a big problem in Kentucky, especially during the summer months. Between the months of May and August, children 18 and under from low-income families can receive free meals as part of the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program. The Kentucky Departm...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Maximum Security returns to the races for first time since Kentucky Derby DQ Maximum Security, disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby, returns to action in Sunday's Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park while older horses slug it out in the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs on Saturday....
2019-06-14, 17:26

Heavy rains lead Kentucky county to declare emergency MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky county has declared a state of emergency due to damages from heavy rain and flooding. Clay County Emergency Management Director David Watson told WYMT-TV that officials knew of around $75,000 in damages to roads and bridges on Monday and there are still pla...
2019-06-19, 17:01

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights was voided by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version of Marsy’s Law, which would guarantee the rig...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Fire that destroyed 45K Jim Beam whiskey barrels still burns in Kentucky A major fire that's destroyed 45,000 barrels of bourbon at a Jim Beam storage facility in central Kentucky is still burning after more than two days, authorities said....
2019-07-05, 17:26

Heat select Tyler Herro from Kentucky with No. 13 draft pick MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro is already the answer to a trivia question. He’s the first shooting guard that the Miami Heat drafted after Dwyane Wade retired. The former Kentucky sharpshooter was the 13th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, going to a Heat team that will have a glaring...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Driver killed when storm blows shop’s roof onto car in Kentucky A Kentucky driver was killed when a pawn shop’s roof crashed on top of his car during a severe thunderstorm, according to new reports. The roof blew off Wednesday afternoon in Prestonburg, trapping four cars — only one occupied, by a man and his fiancée — under the rubble, local s...
2019-05-30, 15:00

Boeing: No firm orders of the 737 Max since March Boeing announced that there were no firm orders for the 737 Max since March and that the companies deliveries were at its lowest level since 2012. CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" with the details....
2019-08-14, 01:00

RCA @100: anniversary of firm that popularized radio, TV and more Firm founded by immigrant was sold off in pieces after GE's 1986 purchase. It now exists as licensing name to put on products.       ...
2019-07-21, 21:13

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
2019-06-22, 20:00

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
2019-08-20, 14:39

Major Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices at risk A significant security vulnerability in Bluetooth has left millions of smartphones and other devices at risk of attack, researchers have said.The flaw would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferr...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital system in Memphis that made $86 million after expenses in 2018 and pays virtually no taxes has spent years relentlessly suing thousands of low-income ...
2019-06-27, 23:00

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threatened major disruption....
2019-07-18, 11:52

India shuts down communications for millions before stripping Jammu & Kashmir of autonomy The Indian government has blocked all communication channels including mobile networks, internet, broadband, and landlines since last night in some parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir. This move was in the wake of the central government’s effort to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution, w...
2019-08-05, 11:39

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
2019-06-18, 16:52

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard cost McDonald's millions in free giveaways Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard's success from the three-point line cost McDonald's nearly $6 million worth of french fries in promotional giveaways....
2019-06-08, 01:52

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought more than 1,100 videotape reels from the space agen...
2019-07-01, 20:13

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to the culling of millions of pigs in China and Vietna...
2019-06-06, 04:01

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. (credit: Getty Images | Robert Alexander) Coffee is now official...
2019-06-06, 13:26

Health non-profit, top surgeon defrauded millions from government, complaint alleges Sanford Health and one of its most lucrative surgeons have been accused of defrauding the federal government out of millions of dollars.       ...
2019-06-28, 21:39

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for distributing drugs including carfentanil and fentanyl. Sky Justin Gornik previously pled guilty to the charge and also admitted that he tried ...
2019-08-20, 19:39

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
2019-06-06, 19:52

Millions of Bulgarians' personal data hacked; Russian link suspected Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unknown hackers have stolen the personal data of millions of people from the country's tax agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case....
2019-07-17, 00:00

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power station. Locals and visitors are already reporting......
2019-07-06, 08:39

Ahead of Re-election Rally, President Trump Threatens To Deport Millions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would next week “begin the p...
2019-06-18, 16:13

1MDB: Wolf of Wall Street producer charged with embezzling millions Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak, accused of receiving $248m into Swiss bank accountsThe Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz, who is the stepson of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, has been charged with embezzling millions of dollars from the Malaysian government....
2019-07-05, 11:26

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 million pigs....
2019-06-30, 23:13

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
2019-07-16, 21:00

Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices open to attack A new Bluetooth vulnerability has been disclosed that would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferred between two paired devices.The vulnerability has been given the name “Key Negotiation o...
2019-08-16, 20:52

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, forecasters warned. Flash flood watches are in effect from south-central Louisiana to the western Fl...
2019-07-11, 17:00

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods and landslides left a trail of destruction in parts of South Asia....
2019-07-15, 23:39

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
2019-06-19, 06:13

NYU professor rakes in millions from sweet real estate deal with school A New York University law school professor struck it rich, raking in $8.3 million from the university thanks to a sweetheart real estate deal. Richard Stewart, who heads the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law, reaped the windfall from the 2017 sale of a townhouse on C...
2019-08-11, 12:13

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, newly released records show....
2019-07-14, 00:52

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry sun lights neat houses with carefully tended vegetable plots. But the apparent tranquillity of this...
2019-08-10, 17:00

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that crosses Kensington Gardens towards Kensington Palace, children are laughing as they play on a wooden pirate ship in the Diana Princess of Wales memorial...
2019-06-21, 18:52

Major security flaw hits Dell PCs – and potentially millions of other laptops A major vulnerability has been discovered in a system health-check utility installed on millions of Dell PCs, and while the hole has been patched, if you’re running this software, you need to make sure that your version of the tool is up-to-date – or run the risk of getting your machin...
2019-06-21, 16:13

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
2019-07-14, 06:39

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.        ...
2019-05-25, 01:39

Millions should stop popping aspirin for heart health, study warns After decades of primary care physicians advising patients to take a daily aspirin for heart health, experts at Harvard are now disputing the widely held practice. New guidelines, released by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, suggest a daily low-dose aspirin for ...
2019-07-23, 17:13

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents.       ...
2019-06-18, 12:52

Comcast to Pay Millions After Judge Finds It Illegally Screwed Over Customers 445,000 Times Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act a whopping 445,000 times, a Washington State court ruled on Thursday. The ruling stems from accusations by the state’s attorney general that the telecom giant signed up tens of thousands of customers for a shitty monthly program without their consent.Read...
2019-06-08, 08:13

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and intimidation​.The massive shutdown was called to take ...
2019-06-10, 02:13

Facebook reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer 'millions' for content The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech company was offering news executives as much as $3m a year to license storiesFacebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism ov...
2019-08-09, 06:26

Millions of fans flood downtown Toronto for Raptors victory parade The Toronto Raptors victory parade after winning the NBA Championship started at 10 a.m. Monday at the Princes’ Gates and travelled towards Nathan Phillips Square for a large celebration that has drawn millions of fans....
2019-06-18, 02:39

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
2019-06-18, 02:39

Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions of people in the capital and surrounding provinces....
2019-08-04, 16:52

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group.       ...
2019-07-22, 21:13

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
2019-06-19, 00:52

Canada gondola hit by vandal facing 'millions' in damages, up to 20 cabins need to be replaced A popular tourist attraction in Canada that saw gondola cars came crash to the ground over the weekend after someone apparently cut the cable is facing millions of damages as dozens of cabins needs to be replaced. ...
2019-08-13, 20:39

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority of the bogus listings are found in categories that ...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Meat supplies scam costs Afghan police budget millions A scandal involving inflated contracts for police meat rations underlines the abuse Afghan authorities are struggling to stop in logistics centers, where corrupt officials and contractors have skimmed fortunes from the government and foreign donors....
2019-06-04, 16:52

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted in a post on Monday that an unprotected database ...
2019-05-21, 18:13

Cory Booker’s Housing Plan Offers Tax Credit to Millions of Renters The program would ensure that renters would not spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent, Mr. Booker said. Also, Beto O’Rourke released a voter registration plan....
2019-06-05, 15:13

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York City due to the amount of pollution emitted by Trum...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Tornado wreaks havoc on Dayton as millions lose power across Ohio At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, NBC News reports....
2019-05-28, 21:13

Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
2019-06-04, 16:26

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist to pass along: The Bucs sought to keep from publi...
2019-05-30, 21:13

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
2019-05-28, 21:00

Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million sold in West Virginia CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million has been sold in West Virginia. The West Virginia Lottery says in a news release the ticket for Tuesday’s drawing matched five numbers and missed the Mega Ball number. The ticketholder also paid an extra $1 for the Megaplier option, m...
2019-05-30, 13:39

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
2019-06-22, 23:13

Adams wins GOP nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State, beating three other candidates LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Adams wins GOP nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State, beating three other candidates. The post Adams wins GOP nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State, beating three other candidates appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22, 04:00

Northern Kentucky American Legion Post Vandalized On Memorial Day Weekend PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On a weekend where we honor veterans who gave their all for our country, someone has vandalized a northern Kentucky American Legion post. The Pendleton County Emergency Management posted on Facebook saying that a vandal, damaged the air conditioning unit at pos...
2019-05-27, 08:39

Maximum Security owners ask judge to reinstate Kentucky Derby victory The owners of the horse that was named winner of the Kentucky Derby only to have the title taken back minutes later have asked a federal judge to reinstate the victory, according to a published report. Gary and Mary West say the stewards of the fabled competition broke their own rules in disqualifyi...
2019-06-01, 16:13

Kentucky water utility granted interim emergency rate hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percent hike for typical residential customers. The Kentucky Public Service Commission said in a news release it granted the increase Thursday to Southern Wa...
2019-06-07, 00:13

Jockey Luis Saez, who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby, blocks another horse Jockey Luis Saez -- who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby -- found himself in the middle of another blocking controversy on Friday.       ...
2019-06-30, 01:39

Kentucky State Police remind drivers: Remember kids in cars FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — With temperatures rising, Kentucky State Police say parents and drivers should be extremely cautious not to leave children in hot cars. The agency says statistics show deaths of children being left in hot cars are climbing. Last year, 52 children died that way, including three ...
2019-06-11, 12:00

Kentucky State Police: Corbin Man Sought In Woman’s Shooting Death LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police are on the lookout for a Corbin man who they say shot and killed his girlfriend earlier in the week. Nicholas M. Rucker Kentucky State Police have issued an arrest warrant for 38-year-old Nicholas M. Rucker. Troopers were called out Wednesday evening to a shooting...
2019-05-25, 19:13

Matt Bevin, Andy Beshear to face off in Kentucky gubernatorial election Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear are set to face off in the state's gubernatorial election in November after winning their primaries Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 06:00

Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory in Kentucky Jim Herman rode President Donald Trump's putting advice to victory in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship       ...
2019-07-22, 03:26

Six Individuals Selected to Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Kentucky’s Derek Anderson holds up his jersey after his team won the college national championship game against Syracuse Monday, April 1, 1996 in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke) Louisville, Ky. – June 12, 2019 – Six individuals who have made outstanding contributions to sports – dat...
2019-06-12, 21:39

Blaze at Kentucky whiskey warehouse threatens 45,000 barrels of bourbon -media Kentucky firefighters were battling a massive blaze at a Jim Beam bourbon warehouse on Wednesday morning, which put at risk some 45,000 barrels of the whiskey, local media reported....
2019-07-03, 16:39

Someone Please Return My Rattlesnake, Radioactive Uranium, and My Open Bottle of Kentucky Deluxe In what sounds like an average Wednesday morning in Logan County, Oklahoma, police pulled over two people driving a stolen car last week with expired tags. Oh, and it was also filled with guns, a rattlesnake, a canister of uranium powder and an open bottle of whiskey....
2019-07-16, 03:00

Kurt Busch "proud" of brother Kyle after Kentucky victory battle Kentucky NASCAR Cup Series winner Kurt Busch says he was "proud" of his brother, Kyle, for their fight for victory last weekend in which the two made contact...
2019-07-15, 16:52

Kentucky man fractured 8-year-old's skull with a shovel and raped her, police say Cane L. Madden assaulted the 8-year-old girl with a shovel, sexually assaulted her and stole her iPad, police say.        ...
2019-08-13, 07:39

Kentucky NASCAR: Kurt Busch beats brother Kyle to seal first '19 win Chip Ganassi Racing's Kurt Busch clinched his first victory of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season, beating his brother Kyle Busch in a thrilling overtime finish at Kentucky...
2019-07-14, 07:00

Appeal To Overturn Kentucky Derby Outcome Filed In US District Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Counsel for the owners of disqualified Derby horse Maximum Security has filed a motion to reverse the Stewards’ decision and restore the horse’s championship. Attorneys for Gary and Mary West are asking the court to restore Maximum Security’s origina...
2019-05-31, 22:00

NASCAR at Kentucky 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and weather for Quaker State 400 All the information you need to get ready for Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, the 19th race in the NASCAR Cup Series.       ...
2019-07-13, 13:52

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 16:13

Kentucky’s high court rules in trampoline park injury case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the case of an injured child. The Courier Journal reports that the court said Thursday it reached a unanimous decision in a lawsuit...
2019-06-15, 22:26

Kentucky gas line erupts in ball of flames, killing one and igniting homes A natural gas line erupted in a ball of flames that could be seen for miles over a residential community in rural Kentucky on Thursday, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-02, 03:00

This one's for the birds: Ostrich races steal the show at Kentucky racetrack Ostriches, not horses, were the main attraction Saturday at Ellis Park. They raced along with a few camels as well for a unique experience.       ...
2019-07-07, 21:13

Kentucky Seeks To Expand School-Based Health Care Services FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration is seeking to amend the state’s Medicaid plan in an effort to provide greater health-care access for students. Bevin’s office says the proposal would allow Kentucky school districts to utilize federal Medicaid funding...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Watch ‘electrofishing’ boat stun hundreds of invasive carp in Kentucky Invasive species can be a major problem no matter where they’re found, but for researchers trying to combat invasive fish species, the challenges are unique. In Kentucky, wildlife officials are doing their best to fight back against an invasion of Asian carp, and they’re using electricit...
2019-08-02, 05:26

‘Electrofishing’ boat stuns hundreds of Kentucky carp in crazy video When an electric current is pumped through the system it passes through the water and affects all the fish in the immediate area, causing them to spasm and jump above the water....
2019-08-03, 02:13

Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer. The post Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22, 02:26

Lightning strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said....
2019-07-04, 00:26

Kentucky high court rules police can be sued in deadly chase LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the court’s 6-1 ruling on Thursday overturned a 1952 decision that had granted police blanket i...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Kentucky farmers say federally protected vultures are terrorizing livestock: report Kentucky farmers say they have little recourse against federally-protected vultures, which have increasingly been terrorizing their livestock to death....
2019-07-01, 11:26

Uber Is Latest Firm to Flounder Post-IPO Many of the most anticipated technology IPOs in the past decade have disappointed investors after reporting their first quarterly results as public companies....
2019-08-09, 23:00

Alpina version of BMW X7 on the cards, says firm's boss Alpina's CEO says SUV could be part of future portfolio, and talks about previous plans to make its own version of the i8 Alpina plans to add the X7 SUV to its portfolio of BMW models, company boss Andreas Bovensiepen revealed.  While looking ahead and adapting to a changing market are his main pri...
2019-07-09, 10:00

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a deal that will value it at about £2bn....
2019-05-29, 14:13

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the Chinese firm on national security grounds....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Futures dip on reports U.S. to target another Chinese firm U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday, as fears of a possible escalation in the trade war between the United States and China were rekindkled after reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company....
2019-05-22, 14:26

UK to scrutinise takeover of satellite firm Inmarsat Britain said on Monday it would scrutinise the acquisition of satellite communications firm Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium to examine any potential impact on national security....
2019-07-22, 20:26

New McLaren GT is firm's most practical, refined model yet McLaren's new Grand Touring model sits outside of Sports, Super and Ultimate series, with luxury and comfort the focus The new McLaren GT, revealed for the first time and on sale now, will “redefine the rules of Grand Touring”, according to the firm. The new model is so distinct from McLaren’s exis...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Salesforce to Buy Workforce Management Software Firm Salesforce.com said it struck a $1.35 billion deal to buy ClickSoftware Technologies, as the company aims to bolster the services it offers to customers....
2019-08-08, 01:26

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
2019-06-14, 00:26

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
2019-05-22, 19:00

UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy health-care payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-21, 04:13

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million annually with the move. Half the job cuts will happen in Germany....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There’s a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the agency now representing him of breach of contract. It...
2019-06-20, 05:39

Amazon launches program to donate unsold products, after reports millions being destroyed The new Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Donations program is meant to encourage third-party sellers to donate unsold inventory, rather than having Amazon destroy it....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
2019-07-01, 01:39

Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk reveals the investment secret that made him millions Gary Vaynerchuk, an early investor in Tumblr, Twitter and Snap, says he has made millions investing instinctively by zeroing in on brands he truly likes and understands. It's also important to be patient and have a long-term view, he says....
2019-05-30, 20:13

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is “responding urgently”....
2019-07-18, 18:39

TV presenters speak out in row over BBC's plan to axe free TV licences for millions of elderly people TV presenters and broadcasters from rival channels today weighed in on the row over the BBC's decision to scrap free TV licences for millions of people over 75....
2019-06-11, 16:26

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned teenager hacked his school’s education software. It was one of many bugs Demirkapi discovered over the last three years—another exposed millions of stu...
2019-08-10, 08:39

Warren unveils new bill that aims to wipe out student loan debt for millions WASHINGON, D.C. (CNN) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a student loan debt forgiveness bill Tuesday. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s measure would wipe out $50,000 worth of debt for households earning less than $100,000 a year. That covers 95 percent of the 45 million Amer...
2019-07-24, 02:52

Millions Were Left Without Power in Argentina and Uruguay After an ‘Extraordinary’ System Failure. How Did it Happen? Millions of people in Argentina and Uruguay woke up Sunday morning without electrical power after what an Argentinian national energy supplier called “a massive failure of the grid.” While sporadic, small-scale blackouts are not unheard of in that part of the world, the sheer scale of th...
2019-06-17, 15:26

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts” to help the most vulnerable....
2019-08-01, 19:39

Teams autonomously mapping the depths take home millions in Ocean Discovery Xprize There’s a whole lot of ocean on this planet, and we don’t have much of an idea what’s at the bottom of most of it. That could change with the craft and techniques created during the Ocean Discovery Xprize, which had teams competing to map the sea floor quickly, precisely, and auton...
2019-05-31, 22:13

Sushma Swaraj's Legacy Will Endure, Touch Millions Of Lives: Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday wrote a letter to Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal, a day after the former Foreign Minister and BJP leader died following a cardiac arrest, saying that......
2019-08-07, 18:52

In wake of ‘collapsed’ agreement, new wave of violence threatens millions in Syria’s Idlib Following the collapse of the latest truce in Idlib at the start of this week, the Senior Humanitarian Adviser to the UN’s Syria Envoy urged Member States on Thursday to increase their support for “critical humanitarian needs” in the country’s last opposition-held enclave....
2019-08-08, 23:52