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Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

World News - September 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
The president demands "date, time and place" of the sexual assault Brett Kavanaugh is accused of.

Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

Top Stories - September 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
The president demands "date, time and place" of the sexual assault Brett Kavanaugh is accused of.

The 10-year fight to offer a cheaper drug

Top Stories - September 21, 2018 - 11:51am
The High Court ruling on Avastin has been a long time coming.

Kenya briefly lifts ban on lesbian film Rafiki ahead of Oscars

World News - September 21, 2018 - 11:40am
A judge temporarily allows the screening of a film about a lesbian love affair ahead of the Oscars.

Man spared jail after driving at Manchester Airport parking official

Top Stories - September 21, 2018 - 11:16am
The judge says it was wrong to drive at an official, but the airport drop-off fees were a "disgrace".

Harry Uzoka death: Men jailed for rival model murder

Top Stories - September 21, 2018 - 10:51am
Harry Uzoka, 25, was stabbed in the heart by fellow model George Koh in a row over his girlfriend.

India bishop accused of rape arrested in Kerala

World News - September 21, 2018 - 10:46am
Franco Mulakkal is accused of repeatedly raping a Kerala nun, sparking unprecedented angry protests.

Why are Leigh and Tracey unpopular?

Top Stories - September 21, 2018 - 10:36am
People with some of 2017's most unpopular baby names consider why they have fallen out of favour.

Pound falls after May's Brexit statement

Business - September 21, 2018 - 10:31am
Sterling's slide deepens after the Prime Minister's comments renew fears of a no-deal Brexit.

Former X Factor contestant Chico suffers stroke

Top Stories - September 21, 2018 - 10:19am
The 47-year-old fell ill on the way back from performing a gig at the weekend.

Gulper eel caught on camera in Hawaii

World News - September 21, 2018 - 10:14am
A rare gulper eel is caught on camera displaying its huge pouch-like mouth in Hawaii.

Gulper eel caught on camera in Hawaii

Top Stories - September 21, 2018 - 10:14am
A rare gulper eel is caught on camera displaying its huge pouch-like mouth in Hawaii.

It's a 'volatile' time now in Washington, says Comer

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
U.S. Rep. James Comer, saying it is a "very volatile time in Washington right now," said two issues are threatening important legislation because the Senate cannot get "50 votes." Work on the farm bill is "still at a standstill" he said as Democrats are blocking Republican attempts to institute a work requirement for food stamp recipients. Comer is on the conference committee tasked with reconciling House and Senate versions of the bill, which contains provisions for legalizing hemp farming and trade issues that are critical to Western Kentucky. "The Democrats aren't willing to compromise on anything," said the Republican from Tompkinsville. 2018-09-21T09:24:37-04:00

Counterfeit $100 bills traced to Mayfield event

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
Kentucky State Police is warning the public and area businesses that counterfeit money is being circulated in the area following an investigation of a transaction at Mayfield's Trade Day event this week. Trooper Dean Patterson, a spokesman for Post 1 in Hickory, said in a news release Wednesday that troopers responded to a local bank that had reported a customer attempting to deposit multiple $100 bills, which were determined to be counterfeit. 2018-09-21T09:21:12-04:00

Attempted murder case heads to trial

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
A man charged with attempted murder will face trial in October, but a man charged in a wreck that injured Rep. Richard Heath's wife and granddaughter took a plea deal Monday. Brady Ray is scheduled to go on trial Oct. 2-5 in Graves Circuit Court. Law enforcement officers have said that in January 2017, Ray broke through the door of a home on Autumn Drive near Mayfield, where his estranged wife was staying with her father and one of her children. He hit her several times with a hammer, Sheriff Dewayne Redmon said previously. 2018-09-21T09:18:02-04:00

Murray State student charged with rape, unlawful imprisonment

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
A Murray State University student is charged with rape in the first degree and unlawful imprisonment in the second degree after another student reported he sexually assaulted her last weekend. The university said in a news release that on Wednesday afternoon, Murray State Police arrested 26-year-old Reyon Nathan Williams. Earlier that day, the alleged victim told police she was sexually assaulted in an on-campus residence Sept. 15. 2018-09-21T09:14:24-04:00

Owensboro Utility signs 20-year solar deal

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
The City Utility Commission on Thursday signed an agreement that will supplement Owensboro Municipal Utilities' energy portfolio with solar power for the first time in its history. According to a purchase power agreement OMU signed with Texas-based Open Road Renewables, about 5 percent of the city's local energy will come from an 800-acre, 86-megawatt solar farm planned for development in Lyon County, just north of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, in 2022. 2018-09-21T09:11:24-04:00

Judge says Ashley Judd can't sue Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that actress Ashley Judd can sue disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinsten for defamation but not for sexual harassment. Judd is a University of Kentucky graduate and daughter of Wynonna Judd, who was born in Ashland, Kentucky. She claimed that Weinstein sexually harassed her in a hotel room in the late 1990s. When she rejected his advances, Judd says that Weinstein called her a "nightmare" to movie director Peter Jackson, suppressing her chances to get in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, according to court documents. 2018-09-21T09:02:51-04:00

AG: Bevin officials broke law in Adria Johnson sexual harassment case

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
The administration of Gov. Matt Bevin violated Kentucky's open records law by refusing to provide to the Courier Journal complete records of sexual harassment and discrimination allegations made by the state's former social services commissioner, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear. In an opinion released Wednesday, Beshear's office said officials with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services violated the law by heavily redacting the records, then refusing to allow the attorney general to inspect the records to determine if the redactions were appropriate after the Courier Journal objected. 2018-09-21T08:59:22-04:00

Widow sues 25 Again, claims hormone treatment led to husband's death

Kentucky Press News Service - September 21, 2018 - 10:03am
The widow of a patient who died of a heart attack in 2016 has sued 25 Again, the embattled hormone clinic, alleging its negligent treatment caused his death. In a complaint filed Thursday in Jefferson Circuit Court, Melanie Lester said Dr. Elizabeth Bates and the clinic repeatedly administered testosterone to her husband David, even though his levels were normal. The suit and an identical complaint filed with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services medical review panel branch said that giving testosterone to people with normal levels violates professional standards. 2018-09-21T08:54:49-04:00

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