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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Jan 31 9:35 PM

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    Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded - AP 2 hours ago

        TOKYO (AP) -- Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto....

    No. 4 Duke sends No. 2 Virginia to first loss - CBS Sports 2 hours ago

        No. 4 Duke sends No. 2 Virginia to first loss

    Whitney Houston's daughter revived after found unresponsive in tub - Yahoo 3 hours ago

        Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of the late pop star Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Georgia home on Saturday, but she was revived and rushed to a hospital, police said. The incident comes nearly three years after Houston, a superstar who battled substance abuse, drowned in a bathtub in Beverly Hills, California, in February 2012. Brown, 21, was found in the bathtub at her suburban Atlanta home by her husband and a friend, said Lisa Holland, public information officer for the Roswell Police Department. Brown's husband, Nick Gordon, started CPR and police continued life-saving measures until an ambulance arrived and took her to the hospital.

    8-year-old Corbin boy with leukemia to attend Super Bowl thanks to Mak... - Kentucky.com 1 hour ago

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    Cavaliers still a one seed - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        Cavaliers still a one seed

    Entertainment News
    Victor Cruz Reveals When He's Getting Married, Promises Giant Wedding ... - E Online 1 hour ago

        Victor Cruz is preparing to step off the football field and onto a wedding altar! That's right, the New York Giants wide receiver is getting married and E! News just got some major...

    Kim Kardashian Thinks North West May Be "Annoyed" at All Her... - E Online 1 hour ago

        You know you love mommy's kisses, North West! XOXO Kim Kardashian was finally able to enjoy a quiet Saturday afternoon with her adorable baby girl. But while showering her youngest...

    Birthday Boy Justin Timberlake Confirms Wife Jessica Biel Is Expecting... - E Online 4 hours ago

        Let all those rumors go "Bye, Bye, Bye." Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are officially expecting! After plenty of speculation and a few visible baby bumps, the former 'N...

    Colin Kaepernick Admits to Having a Huge Crush on Rihanna and Nicki Mi... - E Online 5 hours ago

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    Inside Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger's Dinner Date With Maria... - E Online 6 hours ago

        Patrick Schwarzenegger's mom may be a bigger smiler than we first thought! As the University of Southern California student continues to express his love for girlfriend Miley Cyrus,...

    Financial News
    Islamic State says it has beheaded second Japanese hostage Goto - Reuters 4 hours ago

        BEIRUT/TOKYO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants said on Saturday they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, after the failure of international efforts to secure his release through a prisoner swap.

    Chad army says kills 120 Boko Haram militants in Cameroon - Reuters 5 hours ago

        N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chadian forces have killed 120 militants from Boko Haram in a battle in the north of neighboring Cameroon that began when the insurgents attacked its troops, the army said in a statement on Saturday, adding that three of its soldiers were killed.

    Islamic State says beheads Japanese hostage Goto - Reuters 7 hours ago

        BEIRUT/TOKYO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants released a video on Saturday which purported to show the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, who the al Qaeda offshoot had been holding hostage.

    U.S. general says Syrian town of Kobani taken from Islamic State - Reuters 8 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kurdish ground forces, helped by U.S. and allied air support, have retaken the Syrian town of Kobani from Islamic State militants, U.S. Lieutenant-General James Terry said on Saturday.

    Ukraine peace talks collapse, Kiev and separatists trade blame - Reuters 9 hours ago

        MINSK/KIEV (Reuters) - Peace talks on Ukraine collapsed on Saturday after just over four hours with no tangible progress towards a new ceasefire but with Ukraine's representative and separatist envoys angrily accusing each other of sabotaging the meeting.

    Health News
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        SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died....

    Crash victim thanks donors whose blood saved his life - AP 20 hours ago

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    Drive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congress - AP 20 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (AP) -- It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices are better than ever....

    More measles cases found in California - AP 3 hours ago

        LOS ANGELES (AP) -- More measles cases have been found in California, health officials said Friday....

    White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids - AP 8 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children....

    Regional News
    7 issues worth watching in the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly - Kentucky.com 1 hour ago

        The Kentucky General Assembly is under pressure to confront some worsening problems that it previously has avoided when it returns to Frankfort on Tuesday for the 26 remaining work days…Click to Continue »

    Missouri State knocks off SIU, ends seven-game losing streak - The Southern 1 hour ago


    8-year-old Corbin boy with leukemia to attend Super Bowl thanks to Mak... - Kentucky.com 1 hour ago

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    Missouri State leads SIU 23-19 at the break - The Southern 2 hours ago

        SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Gavin Thurman scored six points off the bench to lead a balanced Missouri State attack earlier tonight against SIU.

    Tom Eblen: At Hall of Fame ceremony, Wendell Berry laments 'public sil... - Kentucky.com 4 hours ago

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    Science News
    Balloon pilots make history with trans-Pacific flight - AP 7 hours ago

        ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records....

    These Beautiful Antique Photos Were Made With Potato Starch - National Geographic 13 hours ago

        Almost 30 years before Kodachrome, two French brothers invented a way to take color photos. The autochrome process they developed gave the soft, slightly blurred images the feel of an Impressionist painting.

    Pilots in helium-filled balloon land safely in Mexico - AP 14 hours ago

        ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico on Saturday after a nearly 7,000-mile long trip across the Pacific Ocean....

    NASA launches Earth-observing satellite - AP 14 hours ago

        VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A NASA satellite has launched on a three-year mission to measure the amount of water in soil....

    Unlike Footballs, These Animals Are Meant to Deflate - National Geographic 14 hours ago

        These 11 animals inflate on command, whether for protection, mating, communication—or just to get a few hours of sleep.

    Sports News
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        Seau, Bettis, Brown among 8 in HOF

    Deflategate: Damon, Affleck defend Patriots on Kimmel: 'I am the locke... - FOX Sports 1 hour ago

        Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler and Bill Simmons, among others, came together on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on Thursday to take the fall for the entire DeflateGate ordeal, insisting their beloved New England Patriots quarterback had nothing to do with the under-inflated footballs.

    Pats stand in way of Seahawks Super Bowl repeat - Yahoo Sports 1 hour ago

        A National Football League season marred by scandal culminates Sunday with Super Bowl 49 as Seattle and New England meet in a clash that has the makings of a classic. Each team can cement a place in Super Bowl lore with a victory. The Seahawks hope to become the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowls since the Patriots did so a decade ago, while New England can become the sixth team to win four or more titles -- a list led by Pittsburgh with six. It's a dazzling matchup of old guard versus new as New England quarterback Tom Brady takes on Seattle signal-caller Russell Wilson, and an intriguing clash of coaching styles as the Patriots' Bill Belichick takes on Pete Carroll of the Seahawks.

    Panthers' Davis wins Man of the Year award for off-field work - Yahoo Sports 1 hour ago

        Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis was named the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year on Saturday for his commitment to community service and excellence on the field. Davis won the award over San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. "This award means a great deal to me, as it symbolises the valued work that the NFL, its players, and its 32 teams do in the community," said Davis.

    Technology News
    Amazon Echo update lets you control iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify with ... - PC World 6 hours ago

        The Amazon Echo has learned a new trick or two with its latest software update. According to ZDNet, the newly released update for Amazon’s speaker and virtual assistant gadget gives it new abilities to control playback for Spotify, iTunes, and Pandora. Tell it to pause playback or skip to the next song, for example, and your Echo will obey your command.Although the Echo could previously play music from the aforementioned apps and services, ZDNet says, it couldn’t control playback—you had to actually control playback yourself through your phone. So last decade. It still won’t start playback, though—you have to initiate that.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    HTC is running behind schedule with its M7 and M8 Lollipop update - PC World 7 hours ago

        Last Summer, HTC set a goal to deliver an Android Lollipop update to M7 and M8 owners in the US within 90 days of the operating system’s release. Unfortunately, as Android Police points out, HTC will fall short of meeting that goal.In a statement published to the HTC site, Mo Versi, HTC’s Vice President of Product Management, is hard at work on the update, but that it’ll fall short of its February 1 goal. “If you’ve been following the progress of this rollout you will know that Google has had to address several issues with this release,” Versi said in his statement. “We’ve been diligently working to fix some of them on our end and incorporating Google’s fixes as quickly as possible, but despite everyone’s best efforts some carrier versions of the HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) will not meet our 90 day goal.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    A New Satellite Will Watch the Western Drought from Space - Wired 9 hours ago

        The launch of a small satellite won’t fix the the drought in the American West—now entering its fourth year—and it won’t change the fact that January was the driest month in recorded California history. But the Soil Moisture Active Passive mission might at least tell scientists and farmers something new about that drought, and maybe how much […] The post A New Satellite Will Watch the Western Drought from Space appeared first on WIRED.

    The White House 2016 Budget Includes Big Funding for Antibiotic Resist... - Wired 14 hours ago

        The President's 2016 budget asks for ambitious funding to fight antibiotic resistance, and combatting that healthcare peril may be the one thing both parties can agree on. The post The White House 2016 Budget Includes Big Funding for Antibiotic Resistance appeared first on WIRED.

    Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that - AP 15 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (AP) -- Whose Internet is it anyway?...

    US News
    Nevada police say investigating alleged political extortion plot - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        (Reuters) - Las Vegas police are investigating a possible case of extortion intended to sway a Nevada legislator to change his vote for assembly speaker, searching a property on Saturday as part of the probe, authorities said. The investigation began in December when newly elected Assemblyman Chris Edwards, a Republican, was approached about changing his vote on the question, Las Vegas Metropolitan police said in a statement. Las Vegas police said no arrests have been made and that their investigators would conduct interviews over the coming days. Edwards, who has served on active duty and on reserve in the U.S. Navy, is on the Assembly Education Committee as well as the Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining Committee and the Ways and Means Committee, according to his legislative page.

    Arizona's Sheriff Joe picks Patriots; inmates to get popcorn - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        By Daniel Wallis PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Arizona lawman who bills himself as "America's toughest sheriff" predicts the New England Patriots will win the Super Bowl and says some inmates will be allowed popcorn as they watch Sunday's face-off with the Seattle Seahawks. Joe Arpaio, the 82-year-old sheriff of Maricopa County where the National Football League's championship game will be played, held an event on Saturday at which he popped the popcorn and forecast the Patriots will triumph 27-17. He also took a cheeky jab at his favored team over the "deflategate" scandal, in which the Patriots are accused of using under-inflated footballs during their AFC championship triumph against Indianapolis.

    Crimefighters: $4,500 reward in fatal Holmesburg hit-and-run - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        A family is hoping a reward will help police find the hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a 33-year-old woman in Philadelphia's Holmesburg section.

    Police: Man fatally shot by roommate in Audubon - Yahoo 2 hours ago

        Police say a man was fatally shot during an apparent argument with his roommate in Audubon, New Jersey.

    2 injured climbers airlifted off Mount Hood, officials say - Yahoo 3 hours ago

        PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon National Guard helicopter has airlifted two climbers off Mount Hood after the two were injured in a fall, rescue officials said.

    World News
    Shock and sadness as Japanese react to IS video - AP 2 hours ago

        TOKYO (AP) -- The news of a video purportedly showing the killing of Kenji Goto, a journalist held hostage by Islamic State militants, rushed through Japan early Sunday. Here are some voices and thoughts of ordinary people, Goto's family and officials in a nation that has long held pacific views and where many were not emotionally prepared to cope with the hostage crisis, especially one that involved a reporter known for his coverage of children and the poor:...

    Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded - AP 2 hours ago

        TOKYO (AP) -- Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto....

    ISIS fighters admit defeat in Syrian town of Kobani - Fox News 4 hours ago

        The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again.

    New video purportedly shows beheading of Japanese journalist by ISIS - Fox News 5 hours ago

        An online video released Saturday appears to show Islamic State executing Japanese journalist Kenji Goto -- the apparent end to a frantic past couple of days in which Japan officials tried negotiating to save Goto’s life.

    ISIS: Constant airstrikes drove us out of Kobani - CNN 6 hours ago

        Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes.

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