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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Jun 19 8:05 PM

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    Forest ranger almost strangled to death by python while posing for a s... - Fox News 2 hours ago

        An Indian forest ranger was nearly strangled to death by a 90lbs python when he poses for a selfie with it moments in front of horrified villagers moments after capturing it.

    Patrick Stewart may return as Capt. Picard amid CBS push to expand 'St... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        A new deal inked between CBS Television Studios and producer Alex Kurtzman may set the stage for one of science fiction’s most beloved characters, Capt. Jean-Luc Picard, to return to television.

    Paducah man charged with murder of former roommate makes court appeara... - WPSD 2 hours ago

        A Paducah man charged with killing his roommate has asked for a public defender.

    Kylie Jenner's Father's Day tribute to Caitlyn Jenner called transphob... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        Kylie Jenner shared a throwback photo with parent Caitlyn Jenner to celebrate Father's Day and some social media users felt the post was transphobic.

    Man who tried to seduce teen boy with Sprite and chicken Alfredo is se... - Fox News NEW!

        An Ohio man who police say tried to lure an underage boy with Sprite and a popular chicken dish was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty.

    Entertainment News
    'Star Trek' star George Takei says U.S. family separation policy is wo... - Fox News 19 hours ago

        When George Takei was 5-years-old he was sent to a Japanese internment camp, but the "Star Trek" star says that President Trump's current family separation policy is "in one core, horrifying way" worse.

    James Van Der Beek shares photo of wife's placenta: 'Word of caution, ... - Fox News 20 hours ago

        Home births can be messy — and actor James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly, know that better than anyone.

    Sandra Bullock says she was 'afraid' of Harvey Weinstein - Fox News NEW!

        Although Sandra Bullock had never worked with Harvey Weinstein, the Oscar winner still "heard" stories about the disgraced producer.

    'Bachelorette' contestant Lincoln Adim says the Earth is flat - Fox News NEW!

        "Bachelorette" contestant Lincoln Adim set himself apart from the rest of the competition in a different way during the season’s fourth episode.

    Chris Pratt shares message of faith during acceptance speech at the MT... - Fox News NEW!

        “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” and “Parks and Recreation” star Chris Pratt was honored with the coveted Generation Award at the 2018 MTV Music and TV Awards. The star used his time on stage to share some advice with fans that included references to his faith.

    Financial News
    Fed official: Trade fears are hurting business optimism - CNN Money 5 hours ago

        Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic says trade worries have almost wiped out optimism among businesses about tax cuts.

    Ikea was shut out of India for years. Now it's going big - CNN Money 8 hours ago

        The Swedish furniture giant is set to open its first Indian store in the city of Hyderabad in the coming weeks.

    Why the market is so worried - CNN Money 10 hours ago

        Investors are nervous about growing trade tension between the United States and China, and what it could mean for the world economy.

    Supreme Court ruling helps silence worker lawsuits. But these law stud... - CNN Money 11 hours ago

        But even as the use of mandatory arbitration agreements remain popular in America's workplaces, some employees are pushing back and some companies and firms are having second thoughts about using them.

    India moves ahead with tariffs on US goods - CNN Money 11 hours ago

        India has proposed hiking tariffs on 30 US products in order to recoup trade penalties worth $241 million.

    Health News
    UA receives $1.6m grant to examine the healing potential of curcumin f... - Eureka Alert 20 hours ago

        (University of Arizona Health Sciences) The five-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable Charles Downs, PhD, to study whether the non-pharmacological supplement curcumin can prevent lung injury.

    Tackling bullying could help reduce depression in autistic teens - Eureka Alert 20 hours ago

        (University of Bristol) Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism, have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied.

    Mendelsohn shares Tang Prize for leadership in developing targeted the... - Eureka Alert 20 hours ago

        (University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Targeted cancer therapy pioneer John Mendelsohn, M.D., researcher and former president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will share the 2018 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science for his leadership in developing antibodies to block cancer-promoting growth factor receptors on the surface of cancer cells.

    HKBU scholars invent medical device for safe growth of neural stem cel... - Eureka Alert 20 hours ago

        (Hong Kong Baptist University) The research team of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) invented a medical device with a specific nanotechnology layer for the proliferation and differentiation of neural stem cells (NSCs) in vitro.

    Diagnostics of genetic cardiac diseases using stem cell-derived cardio... - Eureka Alert 20 hours ago

        (University of Tampere) A new study by Professors Martti Juhola and Katriina Aalto-Setälä of the University of Tampere in Finland demonstrates that with the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, it is possible not only to accurately sort sick cardiac cell cultures from healthy ones, but also to differentiate between genetic cardiac diseases.

    Regional News
    United Methodist Church Purchase District superintendent speaks on Jef... - WPSD NEW!

        The superintendent of Purchase District of United Methodist Church, Rob Martin, spoke about the processes that Attorney General Jeff Sessions would go through if brought to a church trial.

    Marshall County HS teacher voices concerns about NRA president’s vis... - WPSD NEW!

          MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Is it appropriate for the president of the National Rifle Association to be in our area only seven months after the Marshall County High School shooting? One Marshall County High School teacher said absolutely not. NRA President Oliver North will be speaking at The Night Before Fancy Farm on Aug. 3. It’s an event partially hosted...

    Evening weather: 6/19/18 - WPSD NEW!

        We are no longer under a heat advisory, but it is still hot out.

    Illinois governor says Trump should stop splitting families - WPSD NEW!

        Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says President Donald Trump's administration should stop separating children from parents who cross into the U.S. illegally.

    Haley says US will leave UN human rights council - WPSD NEW!

        Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States is withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council, calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name."

    Science News
    SOFIA Releases Call for Observing Proposals - NASA NEW!

        Portal origin URL: SOFIA Releases Call for Observing ProposalsPortal origin nid: 426480Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 17:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Portal image: Image of the Omega nebula with SOFIA data tracing gas within it. The blue and green are ionized gas and the red is atomic gas.Science Categories: Universe

    NASA to Host Media Teleconference on National Near-Earth Object Prepar... - NASA 1 hour ago

        Portal origin URL: NASA to Host Media Teleconference on National Near-Earth Object Preparedness ReportPortal origin nid: 426521Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 15:32Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 20, to discuss a new report detailing U.S. plans for near-Earth objects (NEOs) that could pose a hazard to Earth.Portal image: Earth from NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), aboard NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraftScience Categories: Solar System

    Machine learning may be a game-changer for climate prediction - Science Daily 3 hours ago

        New research demonstrates that machine-learning techniques can be used to accurately represent clouds and their atmospheric heating and moistening, and better represent clouds in coarse resolution climate models, with the potential to narrow the range of climate prediction. This could be a major advance in accurate predictions of global warming in response to increased greenhouse gas concentrations that are essential for policy-makers (e.g. the Paris climate agreement).

    Does good attendance equal good grades? - Science Daily 3 hours ago

        Studies of classroom attendance patterns in undergraduate students have shown that attendance and performance go hand in hand -- attending class is the key to reaping the rewards of academic achievement. However, many of these studies were completed before the explosion of online learning.

    Ocean's heat cycle shows that atmospheric carbon may be headed elsewhe... - Science Daily 7 hours ago

        A new study examined the global carbon cycle and suggests that scientists may have misgauged how carbon is distributed around the world, particularly between the northern and southern hemispheres. The results could change projections of how, when and where the currently massive levels of atmospheric carbon will result in environmental changes such as ocean acidification.

    Sports News
    Mystics beat Sky 88-60 (Jun 19, 2018) - FOX Sports 19 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (AP) Kristi Toliver had 19 points and eight assists to help the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 88-60 on Tuesday night.

    Escobar’s consecutive streak as Royals’ SS to end - FOX Sports 20 hours ago

        KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alcides Escobar's streak of making 406 consecutive starts as the Kansas City Royals shortstop is about to end.

    Franchy Cordero's rehab assignment shut down after setback - FOX Sports 20 hours ago

        Franchy Cordero's rehab assignment has been shut down after the outfielder felt elbow discomfort after taking a swing

    FOX Sports’ Goal of the Day: Juan Fernando Quintero nets a sneak... - FOX Sports 20 hours ago

        Juan Fernando Quintero uses some trickery to slide the ball under the leaping Japanese wall to net the score off of a free kick.

    Rangers send Mendez to minors for breaking team rules - FOX Sports 20 hours ago

        KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Texas Rangers have optioned rookie left-hander Yohander Mendez back to Triple-A Round Rock for violating team rules.

    Technology News
    Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users - PC World 4 hours ago

        Plex is the most powerful over-the-air DVR for cord-cutters, but it's not the easiest to use.

    Macworld Podcast: Join us on Wednesday, June 20, at 10 a.m. Pacific - PC World 4 hours ago

        iOS 12 emergency services, iPhone rumors, Apple Music vs. Tidal. We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions.

    Vivint Smart Home bundles two Google Minis with its starter kits, nudg... - PC World 8 hours ago

        Amazon’s Echo had a long head start with Vivint, but this is the first time the service provider has included smart speakers in its packages by default.

    Adobe, Microsoft join to put PDF document creation into the Office rib... - PC World 8 hours ago

        PDF creation is about to become even more convenient within Office apps, thanks to a partnership between Adobe and Microsoft. Unfortunately the pricey subscriptions required make it inconvenient for all except business users. Adobe’s updated Scan app, meanwhile, could be the hidden gem among Adobe’s new announcements.Adobe and Microsoft announced an extension of their ongoing collaboration, which began with the Adobe Sign e-signature solution and now adds PDF documents. The agreement calls for the ability to save Word files in the PDF format right from the ribbon within Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and SharePoint. Within the latter two applications, Adobe said that you’ll also be able to convert PDF documents to editable Office documents.To read this article in full, please click here

    Google's new Podcasts app offers the bare-minimum Android listening ex... - PC World 9 hours ago

        Update 2:25 p.m.: This article has been updated with additional information from Google.Podcasts may have started on Apple devices, but millions of Android users listen to them on their phones every day. And now Google is finally getting in on the act with its own standalone podcast player, aptly called Google Podcasts.While podcasts have always been available for listening inside the Google Play Music app or via searching inside the Google app, Google Podcasts represents the first real default presence for podcasts on the platform. But if Google wants Podcasts to become as synonymous with podcasts as YouTube is to video, it has a long way to go.To read this article in full, please click here

    US News
    Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters - Fox News 20 hours ago

        The influx of child immigrants in response to the Trump administration's zero-tolerance enforcement policy has prompted authorities to open at least three "tender-age" shelters in South Texas.

    'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son - Fox News 20 hours ago

        The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.

    American flag painter offers to paint wall of American Legion building... - Fox News 20 hours ago

        An American Legion post in New York City that recently made headlines after the city's Department of Transportation ordered them to remove a patriotic-themed bench is taking their U.S. pride one step further.

    US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea - Fox News NEW!

        The American military command in South Korea is preparing for the North Koreans to turn over the remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members who have been missing since the Korean War, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

    US commander warns against leaving Afghanistan too rapidly - Fox News NEW!

        The battle-hardened Army commander nominated to take over U.S. military operations in Afghanistan warns Congress that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there is a risk Islamic State militants could merge with al-Qaida and plan attacks against the U.S. Lt. Gen. Scott Miller, a former Army Delta commando who heads U.S. Joint Special Operations Command, tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that, if confirmed, he'll reassess the troop numbers in Afghanistan to see if the force size is right.

    World News
    3 more killed as Nicaragua's political unrest hits 2 months - Fox News NEW!

        Three people were shot dead in the city of Masaya security forces and allied groups tried to regain control of the area, a human rights group reported Tuesday, the two-month anniversary of political unrest that has shaken Nicaragua.

    UN chief spotlights forgotten kids of wartime rape victims - Fox News NEW!

        Secretary-General Antonio Guterres put a spotlight on the forgotten children born to wartime rape victims who are often shamed and excluded, issuing a cautionary statement Tuesday on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

    North Korea to send US remains of up to 200 American service members, ... - Fox News NEW!

        Up to 200 sets of remains belonging to American servicemen are expected to be transferred from North Korea to the U.N. command in South Korea in the next few days, two U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News.

    Forest ranger almost strangled to death by python while posing for a s... - Fox News 2 hours ago

        An Indian forest ranger was nearly strangled to death by a 90lbs python when he poses for a selfie with it moments in front of horrified villagers moments after capturing it.

    Macron reprimands teen who called him by nickname: 'Call me Mr. Presid... - Fox News 3 hours ago

        French President Emmanuel Macron scolded a teenager on Monday after the youngster called the president by his nickname.

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