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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, file photo, a Nigerian health official uses a thermometer on a worker at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
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In this Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 photo, Iraqi security forces and tribal fighters gather to defend the city of Haditha, 240 kilometers (150 miles) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq is facing its worst crisis since the 2011 withdrawal of U.S. troops, with the Islamic State extremist group in control of about a third of the country. (AP Photo)
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Authorities search a rural area where human remains were discovered in Albermarle County, Va., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Investigators also interviewed residents in the area Sunday, and forensic teams combed the sides of a road for several miles past the site. It was not immediately known what they were looking for. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said authorities have not yet confirmed that the remains are those of University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, but have notified Grahams' parents of the discovery. (AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Andrew Shurtleff)
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Ward Kea, of Honolulu, jumps over a puddle as he prepares to board a bus in Honolulu Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Hurricane Ana brought a steady rain to the Hawaiian Island of Oahu as it passed about 180 miles west. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center bottom, and his new Cabinet members, Trade Minister Yuko Obuchi, bottom left, Internal Affairs Minister Sanae Takaichi, right bottom, Minister in charge of Promoting Women Haruko Arimura, center, Minister in charge of Japanese Abducted by North Korea Eriko Yamatani, middle right, and Justice Minister Midori Matsushima, top right, pose during the new Cabinet members' photo session following the first Cabinet meeting at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Abe's conservative administration. Obuchi and Matsushima were among five women Abe named to his Cabinet in a reshuffle early last month, part of an effort to promote women in politics and business that is a key pillar of his government's economic revival policies. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Japan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandalsIn blow to Japan's Abe, trade and justice ministers both resign over election fund allegations
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Smoke from a fire rises following a strike in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
After arms drop, US coalition strikes IS groupAfter arms airdrop to Kobani, US-led coalition launches new airstrikes on Syrian border town
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  • Youth pastor facing sex abuse charge

    Police have charged a youth pastor in Pulaski County with sex abuse involving a juvenile. Eubank Police Chief Colin Hatfield told The Commonwealth Journal that 30-year-old Rex Allen Murphy is charged with first-degree sex abuse, third-degree sodomy and use of a minor in a sexual performance. WHAS11, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 05:22 PM
  • LEX 18 Investigates: Former Cop Interviewed By Police In 2011 Homicide

    A former police officer accused of beating two mentally handicapped men in a Somerset group home has been tangled up in a similar police investigation before. According to documents and audio recordings obtained exclusively by LEX 18 Investigates, Brian Doan was the manager of a Garrard County group home where another mentally handicapped man was beaten to death three years ago. WLEX-TV Lexington, Thu, Oct 9 2014 @ 08:28 PM
  • Lake Cumberland enjoyed strong summer

    Tax revenues and tourist spending were up during the summer at Lake Cumberland thanks to water levels that returned to normal after being down for several years. Carolyn Mounce, head of the Somerset-Pulaski Convention Visitors Bureau, says marina operators were happy this season with the lake traffic, The Commonwealth Journal in Somerset reported . WHAS11, Sun, Oct 5 2014 @ 05:34 PM
  • Somerset energy center breaks ground

    A southern Kentucky mayor says a new energy center will create hundreds of jobs for the region and provide a new home for city government. Several hundred turned out for the festive beginning of construction that officials say in about a year and a half will result in a new City Hall, police department, and utilities center. WKYT, Fri, Sep 26 2014 @ 04:46 PM
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    The California city's November election will shed light on whether Democrats can risk the political fallout of cutting a prized union benefit to protect basic city services. While more than a dozen states are fighting the new federal rules to reduce carbon emissions, many officials fear that ignoring them would be far worse. Governing, Fri, Sep 26 2014 @ 02:32 PM
  • 10 cows shot, killed after truck overturns

    Ten cows that escaped from a cattle truck after it overturned before dawn Tuesday while exiting a southern Illinois freeway were shot and killed by police when they became a traffic hazard to other motorists, Illinois State Police said. KMOV-TV Saint Louis, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 01:26 PM
  • Vigil Honors 3 Killed in Ky. Pawn Shop Shootings

    Family and friends held a prayer vigil to mark the one-year anniversary of three people killed inside a central Kentucky pawn shop. The vigil was held Saturday night in Somerset, Kentucky, to honor 35-year-old Michael Hockensmith; his wife, 38-year-old Angela Hockensmith; and 60-year-old gold broker Daniel Smith of Richmond. WBKO-TV Bowling Green, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:12 AM
  • Hamilton named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Floyd County entrepreneur Shane Hamilton, third from left, owner of Service Maids, LLC, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Young Entrepreneur category. Representatives from EIEA sponsoring partners, from left, Dr. Thomas Erekson, dean of Eastern Kentucky University College of Business and Technology; Ray Moncrief, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation; Brett Traver, executive director, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development ; Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO, The Center for Rural Development; and Dr. Michael T. Benson, president of Eastern Kentucky University, present Hamilton with the EIEA award. Floyd County Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:54 PM
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