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Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 9:07 AM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) " A Danish court has given a life sentence to a nurse who has been found guilty of murdering three patients and attempting to kill a fourth at a hospital in southern Denmark. The Nykoebing Falster city court says Christina Hansen deliberately gave overdoses of morphine and strong sedatives to three elderly patients in 2012 and 2015. A similar cocktail was found in a fourth patient who survived. In its ruling Friday, the court said it was proven that...

Updated at 9:07 AM

AYRSHIRE, Scotland (AP) " Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, visiting Scotland the day after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, hailed the move, saying voters "took back their country." Trump, whose own campaign...

Updated at 9:06 AM

LONDON (AP) " The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 11 a.m. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says pro-independence movements in the European Parliament will meet soon to plan their...

Updated at 8:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Television cameras rolled when Hillary Clinton appeared on the central balcony of the New York Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell " just minutes after she attended a private breakfast in September 2009 with influential Wall...

Updated at 8:51 AM

BELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) " Authorities say two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies have been shot in a Los Angeles suburb. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/28UUOM6 ) that the...

Updated at 8:50 AM

AYRSHIRE, Scotland (AP) " The Latest on Donald Trump's visit to Scotland to see his remodeled golf resort (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Donald Trump says in a Facebook post that the decision of the British people to get out of the...

Updated at 8:32 AM

YANCHENG, China (AP) " Teacher Guo Haimei said the ferocious wind, blacked with dust and debris, seemed to descend out of nowhere onto her kindergarten and its 120 pupils. Within minutes, the powerful tornado and its accompanying rain and...

Updated at 8:14 AM

BIBICLAT, Philippines (AP) " Hundreds of Filipino villagers donning capes of banana leaves covered themselves in mud Friday in a ritual to thank their patron saint, John the Baptist, who they believe saved residents from killings by Japanese...

Updated at 8:14 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Bernard Lafayette was all smiles as he watched his civil rights comrade John Lewis commandeer the floor of the U.S. House for an old-fashioned, marathon sit-in over gun legislation. Lafayette goes back with Lewis to the...

Updated at 7:02 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " An advisory panel to the Education Department has voted to recommend the government sever ties with a group that accredits many of the nation's for-profit colleges, including schools once owned by the now-defunct Corinthian...

Updated at 6:42 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Even after the Orlando shooting slaughter, no one expects Congress to dramatically tighten firearms curbs. Yet a few modest election-year cracks have shown in the iron grip that Republicans and the National Rifle Association...

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