Murder Arrest

Murder Arrest

  • Trigg County Murders

    10/31/14 05:59:43 PM

    Kentucky State Police have charged 36-year-old Ryan Champion with the deaths of his mother, father and sister. He is also being criminally charged with the death of Vito Riservato.  click here for more

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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend.  A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night.  Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area.  Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro.  Breezy NW winds will add to the chill.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 

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Ikea Gives More Aid to Philippines Than China

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BEIJING (AP) -- There's an outpouring of international aid to the Philippines.

   Australia is giving $28 million, the U.S. is promising $20 million and Japan is pledging $10 million and is planning to send about 1,000 troops. But China, the world's second-largest economy, is offering less than $2 million in cash and materials. That's less than the $2.7 million offer from furniture chain Ikea.

   China's reluctance to give more is driven by a bitter feud with Manila over overlapping claims in the South China Sea.

   China politics expert Zheng Yongnian of the University of Singapore says, "China has missed an excellent opportunity to show itself as a responsible power and to generate goodwill."

   The decline of American influence in Asia, with China filling the vacuum, has been predicted for years. Yet, China lags far behind the U.S. in the sphere of soft power -- the winning of hearts and minds through culture, education, and other non-traditional forms of diplomacy.

   China's donations to the Philippines include $100,000 each from the government and the Chinese Red Cross, and $1.64 million in tents, blankets and other goods.


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