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FILE - This undated photo made available by Tesco PLC shows Tesco chairman, Richard Broadbent. The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday, Oct 23, 2014, amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits. Richard Broadbent said he will step down once a successor is found while the company confirmed its financial troubles continued, with a 99 percent drop in first-half net income to 6 million pounds ($9.6 million). (AP Photo/Tesco PLC)  NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandalBritish retailer Tesco says chairman resigns after accounting scandal, financial woes
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Journalists stand in front of a window in an almost-finished conference room on the 41st floor of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt Germany  Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. In background the skyline of Frankfurt.  (AP Photo/dpa,Frank Rumpenhorst)
European authorities aim to purge weak banksPurging the weak: ECB hopes review of banks will prove more credible than past tests
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In this Monday Oct. 13, 2014 photo, a man shows a T-shirt with slogans as books about Islam, militant Islamic leaders, and Islamic flags are displayed at an Islamic bookstore in the Fatih district of Istanbul. A Sept. 26 clash, described to The Associated Press by Korkut and a half a dozen other university students, was the first in a series of fights at Istanbul University’s Beyazit campus. There has been repeated violence since, and Turkish media have reported scores of arrests. T-shirts reads "Victory belongs to Islam." (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
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In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo released by Tsinghua University, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a dialogue with students as a newly-appointed member to the advisory board for Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Zuckerberg, and he entertained an audience of students with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese at the prestigious Beijing university. (AP Photo/Tsinghua University)
Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheerFacebook co-founder, CEO Zuckerberg thrills Chinese students with 30 minutes of Mandarin
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Dancing priests become Internet sensationDancing priests become Internet sensation as singing nun releases first album
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Guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is cancer-freeGuitarist Wilko Johnson says he's cancer-free, 2 years after being told he had months to live
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Watchdog: many countries fall short on bribe rulesAnti-corruption group: several G-20 nations making little or no effort to enforce bribe rules
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Specialist John Urbanowicz, left, and trader Ryan Falvey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher Wednesday morning, a day after the Standard and Poor's 500 index had its best day of the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Europe shares up, Asia down on business surveysManufacturing surveys send Europe, Asian stocks in opposite directions; futures augur US rise
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FILE - In this July 15, 2014, file photo, Camel cigarettes, a Reynolds American brand, are arranged for a photo in Philadelphia. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday, Oct. 22, that beginning next year, the use of traditional cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted at employee desks or offices, conference rooms, hallways and elevators. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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  • Vigil honors Pulaski County murder victim

    Family members said Wells was also a victim of domestic violence. Her friends hope Monday's vigil will also help those in abusive relationships. WKYT, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 09:21 PM
  • 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
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